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Army conducts flag march in Assam's troubled district

Guwahati : Army Thursday conducted flag march in Assam's troubled Golaghat district near the border with Nagaland, even as a youth was injured when security forces fired rubber bullets at protestors who defied a curfew.

Curfew was imposed in the district Wednesday after three people died when police fired at protestors, who took to the streets in Rongajan and Arengapathar areas in the district to denounce "police atrocities".

US eager to engage Modi government: Congressional report

By Arun Kumar,

Washington : The US, which had shunned Narendra Modi for nearly 10 years, is eager to engage India's new government led by him and re-energize what some see as a flagging relationship, according to a new Congressional report. Modi "is known as a strong-willed and effective, if perhaps autocratic, administrator," said the background report for US lawmakers.


Retain the golden glory of Hyderabad football: Victor Amalraj

By Syed Khaled Shahbaaz,,

Hyderabad: International footballer Victor Amalraj expressed hope that the young footballers of Hyderabad will retain the golden glory and winning legacy of city’s footballers.

International Arabic seminar on modern Sufi Arabic literature on Aug 30

By TCN News,

Calicut, Kerala: An international Arabic Seminar is going to be held under ‘Annahda’, the leading Arabic Magazine published from Malappuram District, Kerala on 30th A month at Calicut University seminar complex. The event will discuss the theme of ‘Modern Arabic Literature on Spiritual Science from India and Arab World’ and aims to shed light over the rich treasure of spiritual literature in modern Arab world along with unveiling the contributions of Indian writers for the field.


MIM to field candidates from all regions of Maharashtra in the upcoming assembly elections

By A. Mirsab,,

Mumbai: Hyderabad based political party Majlis Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) has decided to fight Maharashtra assembly elections due in October, for which it would field candidates from Marathwada, Vidarbh, Mumbai, Malegaon and other parts of the state. Although the party has not declared exact number of seats from where it would be contesting but has made clear to contest from all regions in the state.

SDPI condemns Mohan Bhagwat’s remark on Hindu nation

By TCN News,

Bhopal: The Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) has condemned the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Chief Mohan Bhagwat’s reported statement calling India a Hindu nation. It is dangerous and condemnable as it is against the secular nature of our country, the party said.


Assam-Nagaland border in chaos: Police firing kills protestors in Assam

By Staff Reporter,

Guwahati: Curfew was clamped following the death of three protestors in police firing in Assam’s Golaghat district on Wednesday. The unruly protestors ransacked the police vehicles and others forcing the police to open fire. The Army is flag marching the area.

Fareed Zakaria faces fresh plagiarism charges

By Arun Kumar,

Washington : Indian-American journalist Fareed Zakaria, who two years ago got away from a plagiarism controversy claiming he made a "terrible mistake", is facing fresh plagiarism charges from anonymous internet watchdogs.

The website "Our Bad Media" in a Tuesday report by @blippoblappo and @crushingbort cited 12 instances where Zakaria appears to have lifted passages wholesale from other authors.


Irom Sharmila set free, says will continue struggle against AFSPA

Imphal : Human rights activist Irom Sharmila Chanu, on indefinite fast in Manipur for nearly 14 years, walked free Wednesday with tears in her eyes, promising to fight to end the anti-terror act AFSPA.

Sharmila, 42, was released a day after a district sessions court asked the Manipur government to release her from the makeshift jail set up in a hospital since November 2000.

"The fresh air is inspiring," the "Iron Lady", as she is popularly known, said after being released.

Court issues production warrant against Jundal

New Delhi : A court here Wednesday issued warrant for Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist Abu Jundal to be brought before it connection with cases of terror attacks in the country.

District judge I.S. Mehta in an in-camera proceeding issued the production warrant against Jundal and posted the matter for further hearing Oct 13.