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Regional

Powerful bomb recovered from passenger train in Assam

Guwahati : A bomb weighing about 7 kg was recovered from an unclai-med bag in a passenger coach from 15471 Up Alipurduar-Kamakhya Inter-city Express at Kendukona near Rangiya in Kamrup district of Assam at around 10-55 A.M. on Monday ahead of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the state towards the end of [Full Article...]

National

A powerful IED recovered in Manipur

Imphal: A powerful Improvised Explosive Device (IED) weighing 4 kg was recovered from the side of a road by a road opening party of 2/5 Gorkha Rifles (GR) in Manipur’s Bishenpur district, the police said on Tuesday. The security personnel detected the bomb at Keinou area, about 30 km south of here, yesterday and [Full Article...]

International

Obama ousts US defence secretary Chuck Hagel after differences

WASHINGTON: He was packed off with the usual Washington finesse, including warm words of appreciation for services rendered, but US President Barack Obama ostensibly ousted his defence secretary Chuck Hagel on Monday after a series of military and foreign policy glitches and differences, including on the unbridled rise of the Islamic State in Iraq [Full Article...]

Sports

FC Goa eye for third spot

Margao: Having jumped to fourth spot after beating FC Pune City, FC Goa are now eyeing a victory against Kerala Blasters today in the Hero Indian Super League at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Fatorda. Kerala Blasters were lucky to collect full points in their last match against Atletico de Kolkata as Referee and assistant referee [Full Article...]

Editorial

  • Eliminating violence against women

    THE United Nations has set aside November 25 as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. This observance will last up to December 10 which is Human Rights Day. These 16 days of activism against gender-based violence are intended to create public awareness and to stir public action for ending violence against women and girls across the world. In Meghalaya, several programmes were organized by different organizations and church bodies to observe this day. November 25 was chosen to commemorate the Mirabal sisters, three political activists [Full Article...]