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Apr 22, 2017
Assam takes to text messages to save lives even as state records highest maternal deathsOn a sunny, winter afternoon here on India’s eastern edge, in a land where mothers die in the highest proportion nationwide, a few men, children, and about 40 women–either pregnant or cradling infants–listened to a robust, articulate woman talk in the local Sadri dialect about a text message that could save their lives.
Apr 21, 2017
UN committee questions Pakistan on harbouring terrorist groups, including those in KashmirThe United Nations is concerned that Pakistan was not “adequately exercising due diligence” to prevent violence by members of extremist groups.
Apr 19, 2017
Mamata Banerjee in Odisha: Trinamool Congress to field candidates in 2018 state urban pollsTrinamool Congress supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday announced that the party will field candidates in the 2018 Odisha urban local bodies elections.
Apr 18, 2017
Congress govt did not accord land rights to tribals in Union Territories: Narendra ModiModi accused the previous UPA governments of failing to allot land to tribal people in those union territory areas where they had "direct control".
Apr 12, 2017
Pakistan closes Durand Line, causes $90 mn trade loss for AfghanistanThe “unilateral” blocking of the Durand Line by Pakistan choked off trade and caused damages of up to $90 million, Kabul complained to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) last week.
Mar 31, 2017
Pakistan blast: 24 killed, 100 injured in Taliban bombing near Shiite mosqueAt least 22 people were killed and nearly 100 others were injured on Friday when a powerful car bomb exploded outside a Shiite imambargah.
Mar 26, 2017
British-Iranian aid worker Narges Ashtari acquitted by Odisha court of involvement in child's deathA British-Iranian woman convicted in 2014 for causing the death of a child has been acquitted by an appeals court, according to media reports.
Mar 07, 2017
Assam govt makes Sanskrit compulsory in schools: Amid protests, literary groups threaten statewide agitationAssam minister Pramila Rani Brahma has come out in support of banned outfit Ulfa (I) chief Paresh Barua’s demand of not making Sanskrit compulsory in schools
Mar 06, 2017
Modi govt's Smart City scheme may make housing unaffordable for poor, says UN reportThe Smart City scheme of Government of India might broaden the gap between the rich and poorer cities with an overreliance on technology possibly resulting in an unaffordable housing for the poor, a United Nations expert says in a report to the current UN Human Rights Council (HRC) session
Feb 17, 2017
Pakistan Sufi shrine blast: 35 terrorists killed in security crackdownAt least 35 terrorists were killed as the law enforcement agencies launched a security crackdown across Pakistan on Friday.