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Assam: 644 terrorists of 8 banned outfits surrender 

The members of the insurgent groups — ULFA (I), NDFB, RNLF, KLO, CPI (Maoist), NSLA, ADF and NLFB — surrendered in presence of Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal at a programme in Guwahati. DGP Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta told reporters that this is an important day for the state and the ... Read More »

Nepal: Polling to elect 18 members of National Assembly underway

According to Election Commission of Nepal, a total 2,056 voters including 550 members from seven provincial assemblies and 1,506 representatives from local bodies are eligible to cast their votes. A total 45 candidates from six political parties including ruling Nepal Communist Party and main opposition Nepali Congress are in fray. ... Read More »

Jharkhand Government forms SIT on killing of 7 villagers 

Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren has ordered for Special Investigation Team probe into the killing of seven people who were allegedly murdered in Burugulikera village of Chaibasa. The order came after the Chief Minister held a high-level meeting with Director General of Police, and other top officers.  Chief Minister and ... Read More »

Khelo India 2020: A hunting ground for new talent

Khelo India is held across two categories .i.e the U-17 and U-21. It provides a platform for the youngsters to be part of a big sporting event at the initial stage of their career. Apart from showing their talent, the participants also come to understand the professionalism, dedication, and commitment ... Read More »

U.S.: Donald Trump’s impeachment trial continues for second day

Democrats accused President Donald Trump at the start of his impeachment trial on Wednesday of a corrupt scheme to pressure Ukraine to help him get re-elected and warned that America’s global prestige will suffer if the U.S. Senate acquits him. In a two-hour opening argument for the prosecution, House impeachment ... Read More »

Corona Virus: WHO Emergency Committee to again meet today

Informing about the delay in decision, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO director-general, said in Geneva on Wednesday that it was a long discussion but the committee needs more information to determine the status of the outbreak. Meanwhile, China has confirmed 17 deaths and more than 550 infection cases as of Wednesday. ... Read More »

Born after 22-years of marriage, father names son ‘Congress’

  Udaipur : Family opposed his idea, relatives and friends ridiculed him. But nothing deterred this 46-year old man to name his only son ‘Congress’ who was born after 22 years of marriage. Vinod Jain, a building material supplier in Udaipur and a staunch party worker has been ecstatic after recently ... Read More »

Centre seeks 7-day deadline for hanging death row convicts

Govt stressed that “need of the hour” was to lay down guidelines in “the interest of the victims” rather than keeping the rights of the convicts in mind. MHA seeks a direction “to mandate all competent courts, state governments, prison authorities in country to issue death warrant of a convict ... Read More »

Death toll in China’s novel coronavirus rises up to 17

A newly identified strain of coronavirus has killed 17 people in China, with 440 other confirmed infections, health officials in Beijing said on Wednesday, as they expressed concern over its spread during the Lunar New Year celebrations. Currently, the highest number of cases are being reported in Wuhan City. China ... Read More »

PM Modi chairs 32nd PRAGATI interaction; reviews 11 projects 

It marked Prime Minister’s thirty-second interaction through PRAGATI – the ICT based multi-modal platform for Pro-Active Governance and Timely Implementation, involving Central and State governments. In today’s PRAGATI meeting, PM Modi discussed a total of eleven items, out of which nine are delayed projects. These nine projects, worth over Rs. ... Read More »

Bangladesh moves 8 positions up in Democracy Index

It scored 7.83 in terms of electoral process and pluralism and 4.38 on the political culture sub-index. Norway is at the top with an overall score of 9.71 while North Korea is at the bottom of the index. Overall, 2019 marked the worst year of global democracy score since 2006 when ... Read More »

BJP: Cong should be called ‘Muslim League Congress’

Seeking apologies from Congress president Sonia Gandhi and NCP chief SharadPawar, BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra said leaders of these parties have used the ongoing protests against the amended citizenship law to “abuse” Hindus. Patra also referred to a statement from an NCP leader to attack the opposition. Read More »

New building of Aurobindo Ashram School inaugurated in Kathmandu

The new infrastructure is constructed with the Government of India’s grant assistance of 28.25 million Nepali rupees. The three story building comprises eleven class rooms, three labs, four store rooms, two staff rooms. Besides rooms for accounts, administration, record, library and principal, it also has examination and multi-purpose hall.   ... Read More »