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LeT militant involved in murder of Kashmiri army officer killed

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Srinagar, Sep. 2 (IANS): A Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant involved in the abduction and murder of Kashmiri army officer Ummer Fayaz in May this year was killed by security forces on Saturday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam district, officials said. Police said the LeT militant was identified as Ishfaq Ahmad Padder, a resident of Manchewa Yaripora of […]

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Protests in Tamil Nadu over suicide of student

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Chennai, Sep. 2 (IANS): Political parties and student organisations in Tamil Nadu held protests and shouted slogans against the state and central governments on Saturday following the suicide of 17-year-old Dalit student S. Anitha, who had spearheaded the fight against the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to medical colleges. In the state capital here, […]

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Massive hunt for Gurung, shutdown continues

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Darjeeling (WB), Sep. 2 (PTI): A massive search operation was launched by the West Bengal Police today in the Darjeeling hills and adjoining areas for the absconding GJM supremo Bimal Gurung, even as the indefinite shutdown for a separate Gorkhaland entered its 80th day. West Bengal Minister Gautam Deb has accused the Sikkim government and […]

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CTC declared ‘plastic-free zone’

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Mokokchung, September 2 (EMN): District chairman of the Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM), Mokokchung, M Bendangnukshi Longkumer has declared the Clark Theological College (CTC) campus a ‘plastic-free zone’ on September 1 in the presence of the college principal, faculty members, staff, students and Clark community. Longkumer announced this during a programme on ‘Plastic-free zone awareness camp […]

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BJP leader shot dead in Ghaziabad

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Ghaziabad, Sep. 2 (IANS): Motorcycle-borne criminals on Saturday shot dead a local Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and severely injured another in the city, police said. The incident took place in Khora locality of Ghaziabad. According to police, Gajendra Bhati and his party colleague Balbir Chauhan were sitting in the former’s office when around 12 noon […]

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UP police arrest key accused doctor in Gorakhpur tragedy

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Lucknow, Sep. 2 (IANS/PTI): Kafeel Khan, the head of the encephalitis wing in BRD hospital in Gorakhpur and one of the key accused in the deaths of over 60 children, was arrested by Uttar Pradesh police on Saturday while trying to flee the country. A Special Task Force of the state police arrested Khan, the […]

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BRICS Summit Against Backdrop of Plummeting Washington-Moscow Ties

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By Saeed Naqvi | IANS Two recent events will influence attitudes at the 9th BRICS summit at Xiamen, China, from September 3 to 5 — Doklam and Trump’s decision to send more troops to Afghanistan. Beijing and Moscow have grave anxieties about terrorist groups, in the name of militant Islam, threatening their Xinxiang and Caucasus regions. […]

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Sazolie College observes cultural day

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Dimapur, Sep 2 (EMN): Aimed at preserving the rich cultural heritage, Sazolie College, Jotsoma, observed its 8th Cultural Day on September 1, jointly organised by the Cultural Committee and Students’ Council of the College. The college observed cultural day annually with the objective to celebrate the rich and diverse cultures of the students of different […]

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E-Cigarette Ban Wipes Out Less Harmful Alternative For Smokers: Experts

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By Rachel V. Thomas | IANS Banning e-cigarettes may deprive Indian smokers of a substantially less harmful alternative, which can be against public health and can result in adverse consequences, experts have warned. Some states in India, including Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Punjab, Maharashtra and Kerala, have prohibited sales of e-cigarettes, while tobacco cigarettes remain legal. […]

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KK Sema: Abettor of Civil War

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During the 25th August 2017 ACAUT rally at Dimapur, this author had categorically mentioned that there would be a “Civil War” if NSCN (IM) and GoI decide to conclude the negotiated settlement without OFFICIALLY INCLUDING the other NNPG Factions of Nagaland AS EQUALS. NSCN (IM) obviously has problem with this statement and so they ask: […]

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