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Husband, denied money, throws wife to death in Bihar

Husband, denied money, throws wife to death in Bihar

Patna: When 25-year-old Smita Devi, a tutor at a coaching centre, refused to succumb to her husband’s repeated demands for money, he simply threw her off the railings…

Rahul’s message on Labour Day

Rahul’s message on Labour Day

Hard work, sweat and tears went into building India, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi said on Friday in a message to India’s workers and peasants on the occasion of…

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NORTH EAST

Principal beats up 5 kids in front of shocked parents, then absconds

Principal beats up 5 kids in front of shocked parents, then absconds

TURA, (Meghalaya):  Two teachers of the Goudiya Vedanta Vidyapeeth School found five kids singing in…

Border wars: Assam pushes back Nagas, destroys Naga huts

Border wars: Assam pushes back Nagas, destroys Naga huts

JORHAT (Assam) – The border dispute between Nagaland and Assam has been going on for…

Mizoram ‘disturbed’ over Manipur border areas

Mizoram ‘disturbed’ over Manipur border areas

A Bill to declare Mizoram’s northern regions bordering Manipur a “disturbed area” will be introduced…

Three new tiger reserves for India?

Three new tiger reserves for India?

Dibang in Arunachal Pradesh may soon have a wildlife sanctuary, while India may have three…

ASIA

Sri Lanka celebrated May Day

Sri Lanka celebrated May Day

May 1  marks the 129th International Labourers’ Day or better known as May Day. Sri Lanka celebrated its first May Day or Labour Day in 1927 under the…

Nepal media says India’s support more myth, less action

Nepal media says India’s support more myth, less action

There is more myth to India’s support than reality, say local newspersons in Kathmandu. The general feeling is that the Indian teams are more concerned with providing relief…

Modi Govt. pooh-poohs US report on religious freedom

Modi Govt. pooh-poohs US report on religious freedom

NEW DELHI : The Narendra Modi government strongly reacted to a report by a US Congress-established panel claiming that minorities in the country have been subjected to “violent…

Will Jersey’s be a solution to Maharashtra’s ‘beef ban’?

Will Jersey’s be a solution to Maharashtra’s ‘beef ban’?

Muslim community leaders and beef merchants’ associations have asked the government to allow slaughter of Jersey cows’ offspring (bulls and bullocks) to mitigate the crisis due to ban…

WORLD NEWS

Raping lesbians: fair game in Kingston Town

Raping lesbians: fair game in Kingston Town

KINGSTON, Jamaica:  Jamaica may sound so cool and fun-loving on a Harry Belafonte album, but Kingston town can be a dark…

Ethiopia Mourns Christians martyred for their faith

Ethiopia Mourns Christians martyred for their faith

Not just Ethiopia, but people all over the world mourn the brutal killing of 30 people by ISIL,  because of their…

Nepal

Nepal media says India’s support more myth, less action

Nepal media says India’s support more myth, less action

There is more myth to India’s support than reality, say local newspersons in Kathmandu. The general feeling is that the Indian teams are more concerned with providing…

Bhutan

Bhutan is no longer FIFA bottom ranker

Bhutan is no longer FIFA bottom ranker

Football: Bhutan is no more the lowest ranked soccer playing nation. After the memorable double victory in the two-legged encounter with Sri Lanka, Bhutan jumped 46 places…

Tibet

Tibetan Bloggger goes missing after arrest

Tibetan Bloggger goes missing after arrest

Chinese authorities within Tibet are cracking down on writers and bloggers, say sources in Dharamshala, India.  Tibetan writer and blogger Shokjang and his brother in law have…

Burma

The Undercover Burma Mission

The Undercover Burma Mission

Founded by a former Green Beret, the Free Burma Rangers train ethnic minorities to run their own humanitarian missions in war-torn regions. Burma has reached a tentative…

Bangladesh

Bangladesh’s Radio (Lady) Ga Ga

Bangladesh’s Radio (Lady) Ga Ga

DHAKA : Women, aren’t really considered as subjects for media news coverage in patriarchal Bangladesh.  A recent media monitoring survey by the NGO Bangladesh Nari Progati Sangha…

Pakistan

Another Christian burnt alive in Pakistan

Another Christian burnt alive in Pakistan

Lahore: A teenage boy was attacked on Friday for saying he was a Christian A Pakistani Christian boy has died after being set on fire by a…

Srilanka

Sri Lanka celebrated May Day

Sri Lanka celebrated May Day

May 1  marks the 129th International Labourers’ Day or better known as May Day. Sri Lanka celebrated its first May Day or Labour Day in 1927 under…

Kashmir

Kashmir dispute adds tension South Asia?

Kashmir dispute adds tension South Asia?

Srinagar: In India administrated Kashmir, the Hurriyet leader, Syed Ali Gilani, has said that the resolution of the Kashmir dispute is a must to end the tension,…