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People warm themselves around a fire to get respite from the cold as temperature dipped in Guwahati on Tuesday. – AT Photo
Indian soldiers killed in 'inhuman' manner: Antony
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS): Pakistani troops killed two Indian soldiers in Jammu and Kashmir in an "inhuman" manner, Defence Minister AK Antony said today. ...

Owaisi sent to jail for 14 days
Hyderabad, Jan 9 (IANS): Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) leader Akbaruddin Owaisi was today sent to judicial custody for 14 days on charges of delivering a hate speech. ...

Mutilated body of abducted Pakistani Sikh found
Islamabad, Jan 9 (IANS): The mutilated body of a Sikh man who was abducted in November from Pakistan's northwest tribal region has been found, a media report said Wednesday. ...

Earthquake hits India's Northeast
Shillong, Jan 9 (IANS): An earthquake of moderate intensity jolted India's Northeast this morning. Officials said there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage to property. The quake measured 5.9 on the Richter Scale and was felt at 7.11 am ...

India to take up killings 'very firmly'
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS): India this morning said that it will take up "very firmly" with Islamabad the brutal killing of two Indian soldiers in Jammu and Kashmir by Pakistani troops. ...

Don't go for war, says Pakistani daily
Islamabad, Jan 9 (IANS): Amid escalating tensions on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, a Pakistani newspaper today urged Pakistan and India not to let the events turn into a war. ...

MIM shutdown hits Adilabad, Nizamabad
Hyderabad, Jan 9 (IANS): A shutdown is being observed in parts of Adialabad and Nizamabad districts in Andhra Pradesh today on a call given by the MIM against the arrest of its leader Akbaruddin Owaisi. ...

India is second largest drug exporter to US
Washington, Jan 9 (IANS): The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) runs two offices in India to monitor the quality of foods and drugs made in India, the second largest drug exporter and the seventh largest food exporter to the US. ...

Munda quits, seeks House dissolution
RANCHI, Jan 8 – Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda today resigned and recommended dissolution of the 82-member Assembly leaving the situation wide open for the Governor to decide the future course of action, reports PTI. ...

City reels under biting cold conditions
GUWAHATI, Jan 8 – Drop in the day temperature under the impact of a Western Disturbance System has made the winter chill biting today in some parts of the State, including the Greater Guwahati areas. The city today recorded its lowest minimum tempera ...

Owaisi arrested for ‘hate speech’
HYDERABAD, Jan 8 – Amidst high drama, MIM MLA Akbaruddin Owaisi, who is facing multiple cases for his alleged “hate speech”, was today arrested after medical tests in a government hospital here, a day after his arrival from London, reports PTI. ...

State police to seek infrastructure boost: DGP
GUWAHATI, Jan 8 – A detailed plan is being prepared to be presented before the 14th Finance Commission to strengthen the infrastructure of the State police force, said the Director General of Assam Police, Jayanta Narayan Choudhury. He also admitted ...

ABMSU founder president held
KOKRAJHAR, Jan 8 – The CBI today arrested the founder president of All Bodoland Minority Students Union (ABMSU) Md Moinul Haque alias Raju along with two other ABMSU supporters in connection with the Joypur killings where four Bodo youths were brutal ...

Doctors to write generic names
GUWAHATI, Jan 8 – Doctors and a section of civil society have responded positively to the recent announcement that prescriptions of drugs in all government medical colleges, hospitals and others healthcare centres will have to be made only in generic ...

Pak Army brutally kill 2 Indian soldiers
JAMMU, Jan 8 – In a “provocative” attack, Pakistani regular soldiers crossed into Indian territory in Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir and ambushed an Indian patrol killing two soldiers, one of whom was decapitated, reports PTI. ...

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