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Manipur Education Minister Th Radheshyam speaking at a two-day meet on career counselling in Imphal on Saturday. – Photo: Imphal Correspondent
Nepalese airline conducts maiden flight to Everest gateway
KATHMANDU, Oct 7: A Nepalese airline has conducted a maiden flight to the Tenzing Hillary Airport at Lukla, the gateway to Mount Everest, an official said on Sunday. ...

Piano event in China creates new Guinness World Record
BEIJING, Oct 7: A piano ensemble charity event in China has created a new Guinness World Record. ...

Tesla's new referral programme lets you launch photo in deep space
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 7: Want to send your photo to space? Tesla's new referral programme rewards owners by sending an image of their choice "etched in glass" to deep space, the media reported. ...

India going through major transformation: Modi
DEHRADUN, Oct 7: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said India is going through major social and economic changes and the resultant New India will prove to be a catalyst for global development. ...

Kashmir is ours, no power can snatch it from us: Rajnath
LUKCNOW, Oct 7: Jammu and Kashmir is a part of India and it will remain so and and "no power in the world can snatch it from us", Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Sunday. ...

11 killed in Haiti quake
PORT-AU-PRINCE (Haiti), Oct 7: At least 11 people were killed after an earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale jolted northwestern Haiti, authorities said on Sunday. ...

4.6-magnitude quake jolts J&K
SRINAGAR, Oct 7: An earthquake measuring 4.6 on the Richter scale jolted Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, although there were no reports of casualties or damage to properties. ...

Hundreds of cows, goats die mysteriously in riverine areas of Lakhimpur
NORTH LAKHIMPUR, Oct 7: Hundreds of cows and goats have been dying in the last six months at Subansiri Chapori of Lakhimpur district in diseases unknown to the local herders. ...

Rise of extremism in Bangladesh may affect NE Indian states: B'deshi journalist
GUWAHATI, Oct 7: The rise of Islamist extremism in Bangladesh poses a serious threat not only to the religious minorities, secularists, intellectuals and other sects within the Muslim community, but also to India's northeastern states, says prominent ...

Tripura will be a drug-free state: Deb
NEW DELHI, Oct 7: Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Saturday said he will "not comprise" on drugs and vowed to make Tripura a drug-free state. ...

Call to carry out thorough land survey in State
GUWAHATI, Oct 6 - The Assam government should immediately carry out a thorough land survey and digitise the land records to protect the interests of the indigenous people of the State. This was the view expressed by former Chief Election Commissioner ...

President points to low participation of women in higher science
LUCKNOW, Oct 6 - President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday expressed concern over low participation of women in higher science. ...

EC announces Assembly poll dates in 5 states
NEW DELHI, Oct 6 - Setting the stage for the high-stakes battle between the BJP and the Congress in at least three states ahead of the Lok Sabha polls next year, the Election Commission on Saturday announced the schedule for Assembly elections in fiv ...

Facebook task force to check hate speech in coming polls
NEW DELHI, Oct 6 - Social networking platform Facebook today said it will encourage engagement between people and political leaders on its platform for ‘free and fair election’ and deploy task force to check hate speeches during polls. ...

Policing easy in monarchy than democratic society: Ex-DGP
GUWAHATI, Oct 6 - Maintaining that policing is easy in a monarchy than in a democratic society, former Assam DGP Mukesh Sahay today said laws are not merely for enforcement because they are issues related to human values which need to be fostered and ...

Four new modern vessels to ply on Brahmaputra
GUWAHATI, Oct 6 - The Inland Water Transport Department will soon operate three modern vessels on the Brahmaputra in the city and another one in Majuli. ...

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