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IAF personnel in front of a Boeing Apache helicopter in Shillong on Monday. The helicopter will enhance the combat capability of IAF. – UB Photos
'India has been on radar for everyone at YouTube for past two years'
NEW DELHI, Oct 23: There are 450 million Internet users in India, and so it's an exciting time to be in the Asian country which has been on the radar for everyone at the video-sharing platform YouTube for the past two years, says Marc Lefkowitz, Head ...

India summons Pak High Commission official, lodges protest
NEW DELHI, Oct 23: The External Affairs Ministry on Tuesday summoned a senior official of the Pakistan High Commission here and lodged a strong protest over the cross-border infiltration attempt in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday in which two terrorists ...

Bandh against citizenship Bill evokes total response in Assam
GUWAHATI, OCT 23: A 12-hour bandh called by 46 organisations led by the AJYCP and the KMSS to demand withdrawal of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 brought Assam to a standstill today. ...

Explosion in Poonch army camp in J&K
JAMMU, OCT 23: An explosion occurred inside an army camp on Tuesday in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, though there has been no casualty, a Defence Ministry spokesman said. ...

29 Chhattisgarh-bound Tripura troopers injured in accident
AGARTALA, OCT 23: Twenty nine troopers of Tripura State Rifles (TSR) bound for poll-related duties in Chhatisgarh have been injured after their bus fell into a deep gorge, police said here on Tuesday. ...

SC permits bursting of only green firecrackers
NEW DELHI, OCT 23: The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that only green firecrackers with reduced emission and decibel levels will be permitted during all religious festivals. ...

BJP legislator from Duliajan resigns
GUWAHATI, OCT 23: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator from Duliajan constituency Terash Gowala has reportedly resigned from the post of the Member of Assam Legislative Assembly, a day after the State Government appointed chairpersons of various S ...

Invest India wins top UN award for promoting renewable energy investment
UNITED NATIONS, Oct 23: Invest India has received the top UN Investment Promotion Award in recognition of its efforts to boost investments in the renewable energy sector in India. ...

Stephen Hawking's papers, wheelchair for sale
LONDON, Oct 23: London-based auction house Christie's has announced an online sale of 22 items from the late British physicist Stephen Hawking including one of his wheelchairs and complex scientific papers. ...

Mexican student fits bra with app to detect breast cancer
MEXICO CITY, Oct 23: A device made of a brassiere cup fitted with a mobile application, developed by a Mexican student, is designed to be an ally of mammograms for the timely detection of breast cancer in women with very dense breast tissue and in th ...

Israel discovers blood test to match treatment to lung cancer
JERUSALEM, Oct 23: Israeli researchers have discovered a method for matching precise treatment to lung cancer patients through simple blood tests, Hebrew-language website Ynet reported. ...

France to have memorial for Indians who took part in World War I
NEW DELHI, Oct 23: A memorial dedicated to Indians who fought in World War I would be unveiled in France next month. ...

Pakistan PM's remarks regrettable: India
NEW DELHI, Oct 23: India has described as "deeply regrettable" Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's remarks on Twitter in which he condemned "the new cycle of killings of innocent Kashmiris" in Jammu and Kahsmir. ...

Govt pulling out all stops to foil today’s Assam bandh
GUWAHATI, Oct 22 - Assam braces for a showdown tomorrow over the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, with 46 organisations of the State calling for a 12-hour bandh on Tuesday and the State government working overtime to foil it. ...

State BJP chief urges people to ignore bandh
GUWAHATI, Oct 22 - The Assam BJP today urged all sections of people not to support tomorrow’s 12-hour bandh called by 46 organisations of the State demanding withdrawal of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016. ...

AGP delegation meets JPC over citizenship bill
NEW DELHI, Oct 22 - A delegation of Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) on Monday called on three members of the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) – Saugata Roy, Bhartruhari Mahtab and Swapan Dasgupta – to reiterate the party’s opposition to the proposed Citi ...

India, China ink pact on security cooperation
NEW DELHI, Oct 22 - India and China on Monday signed an agreement on security cooperation between the Union Ministry of Home Affairs and the Ministry of Public Security of China. ...

No flood threat for now: China
BEIJING, Oct 22 - China on Monday said the flood situation in Yarlung Tsangpo river has “returned to normal” after it posed a threat to India’s northeastern states following the formation of an artificial lake created by a landslide in Tibet. ...

Key areas for success of Act East Policy identified
GUWAHATI, Oct 22 - The Government of India has identified infrastructure development, capacity building and improvement of relation with the neighbouring countries as some of the key areas for the success of the much talked about Act East Policy and ...

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