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7 mins ago

10 years after Tsunami: Tribes survived disaster, but their languages are doomed

Many were afraid the tsunami would wipe them out not realizing the far greater threat to them comes from the modern world outside. #10 years after tsunami #2004 Tsunami #Andamans #Anvita Abbi #Bo #CriticalPoint #disappearing languages #language #Natural Disaster #Onge #tribals #Tsunami

16 mins ago

China and South Korea pan The Interview, but it’s a pirate hit with 300k views

Hundreds of thousands of people viewed illegal copies of The Interview in China and South Korea on Friday, just hours after the controversial movie on the fictional assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was released in the United States. #China #Kim Jong-un #NewsTracker #South Korea #The Interview

17 mins ago

Cricket Association of Nepal proposes to place Hughes’ bat atop Everest

In an initiative proposed by the Cricket Association of Nepal, a bat belonging to the late Australian batsman Phillip Hughes will be placed atop the Mount Everest. #Bat #Cricket Association of Nepal #Everest #Nepal #Phillip Hughes #SportsTracker

20 mins ago

Assam massacre: Death toll rises to 81, operations launched against NDFB

Operations were intensified in Assam against NDFB(S) militants along the border with Arunachal Pradesh even as the death toll in the massacre rose to 81. #Arunachal Pradesh #Assam #Assam Massacre #Assam violence #India #Kokrajhar #NDFB(S) #NewsTracker #Sonitpur #Terrorism

23 mins ago

Assam live: Army chief meets Rajnath Singh, vows to intensify ops against Bodo militants

After brutal killing of 62 in Assam by suspected militants, CM Tarun Gogoi said that they were working to ensure the situation didn't worsen. #Assam #Kokrajhar #Militancy in North India #Militants attack #Narendra Modi #NDF Militants #northeast India #Northeastern states #Rajnath Singh #Sonitpur #Tarun Gogoi

26 mins ago

Good governance Day achieved nothing: Equating governance with administration is wrong

Besides the demonstration of gross disregard for the sentiments of Christians, what did the day achieve? Was it successful in communicating a new idea of good governance, a path that the Modi government will pursue and will want others to follow? Unfortunately, not. And its biggest failure was that it remained symbolic and there was hardly any coherent message that went out. #BJP #Christmas #Good governance day #Narendra Modi