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29 Chhattisgarh-bound Tripura troopers injured in accident

Agartala, Oct 23 (IANS) 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. The bus rolled down into an approximately 250 feet deep gorge at the Baramura hill ranges[Read More…]

Casinos or not, Macao is a place to remember (Travelogue)

By Brajendra Nath SinghMacao (China), Oct 23 (IANS) Macao is not only about gambling, casinos and luxury entertainment. Its Portuguese past mingles with the present to create a unique architecture, history and culture that is mesmerising. Since becoming the Macau Special Administrative Region of China in 1999, the “Las Vegas[Read More…]

Every community should say rape is not acceptable: Unicef chief

By Nivedita SinghNew Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Helping each other, talking, staying connected and learning to say no can help women protect themselves and others from rapes and sexual assaults, says Unicef Executive Director Henrietta H. Fore, who suggests that “every community should stand up and say rape is not[Read More…]

6.1-magnitude quake jolts Japan

Tokyo, Oct 23 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale jolted Japan’s Okinawa prefecture on Tuesday but no tsunami warning was issued, the weather agency said. According to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA), the temblor’s epicentre was located at a latitude of 24.0 degrees north and a longitude[Read More…]

Trump says US needs to build border wall fast

Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) US President Donald Trump said that the country needs to build a wall fast to protect its borders from Central American migrants. During a “Make America Great Again” rally in Houston on Monday, Trump told a crowd of nearly 180,000 that the caravan of migrants heading[Read More…]

3 killed in Uttarakhand accident

Dehradun, Oct 23 (IANS) Three persons were killed in Uttarakhand’s Dehradun district when a vehicle fell into a deep gorge in Khadamba, police said on Tuesday. The loader vehicle belonging to the Uttarakhand Fort Department was transporting wood from Jaunsar-Baawar to Chakrata when the accident happened late on Monday. The[Read More…]

5 Dead Sea Scrolls in Washington museum fake

Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) The Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C., has said that five of its most valuable artefacts, once thought to be part of the historic Dead Sea Scrolls, were fake and would not be displayed anymore. German-based scholars tested the fragments and found that five “show[Read More…]

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