Routine work being carried out along Indo-Myanmar border: MEA

New Delhi, July  8 (PTI):  The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) today said no border pillar along the India-Myanmar boundary in the Manipur sector has been shifted into the Indian territory, amid tension over border issues in some areas of the north eastern state.   MEA Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said work on construction of subsidiary […]

Woman accused Assam MLA of raping her

Hailakandi (Assam), July 8 (PTI): A woman has complained to the police that she was raped twice last month by an MLA with the help of her husband, following which an FIR was lodged against the accused at Hailakandi Sadar Police Station.   She alleged that AIUDF MLA Nijam Uddin Choudhury had raped her at […]

BYC observes ‘Van Mahotsava’ awareness campaign in Balijan

BYC observes ‘Van Mahotsava’ awareness campaign in Balijan

BYC members plant trees in Balijan (A) locality in the week-long celebration of Van Mahotsava or Forest Day on July 8.   Balijan, July 8 (MExN): Balijan Youth Club (BYC) observed Forest Day, also known as ‘Van Mahotsava’ or festival of trees, at Balijan (A) under Bokajan sub-division, Karbi Anglong, Assam on July 8.   […]

DRI seizes smuggled gold bars in Siliguri  

DRI seizes smuggled gold bars in Siliguri  

Gold bars bearing foreign inscriptions which were seized by Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) officers during an operation conducted on July 7.   Siliguri, July 8 (MExN): Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) officers during an operation conducted on June 7 seized 10 gold bars bearing foreign inscriptions and weighing 1 kg each worth Rs 3.18 […]

Miss America former winners, officials split over leadership

Miss America former winners, officials split over leadership

Los Angeles, July 8 (IANS): Thirty former Miss America winners and state pageant officials are split over the leadership of the organization after a December scandal.   Representatives from 22 state pageants had signed a petition calling for the resignation of the new Miss America board, including Chairwoman Gretchen Carlson and President and CEO Regina Hopper. […]

Nikhekhu villagers celebrate Tuluni

Nikhekhu villagers celebrate Tuluni

Village elders presenting the practices of forefathers of Sumi tribe during the Tuluni celebration in Nikhekhu village.   Dimapur, July 8 (MExN): Nikhekhu villagers observed Tuluni festival with pomp and gaiety as they indulged in various cultural events on July 8 at village ground to mark the culmination of the weeklong festival.   Aheto Yepthomi, […]

Tom Hardy’s wife expecting their second child

Tom Hardy’s wife expecting their second child

Los Angeles, July 8 (IANS): Actor Tom Hardy and his wife Charlotte Riley are expecting their second child together.   The two got married in 2014 and already have a two-year-old child together. Hardy has a 10-year-old son Louis with his former wife Rachael Speed.   Sources told dailymail.co.uk on Sunday that the two will be […]

U.S., Afghan forces clear Islamic State from eastern district

U.S., Afghan forces clear Islamic State from eastern district

U.S. and Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers chat with each other at a post in Deh Bala district, Nangarhar province, Afghanistan on July 7. (REUTERS Photo)   DEH BALA, Afghanistan, July 8 (Reuters): U.S. and Afghan Special Forces are completing an operation to clear Islamic State fighters from a remote district in Nangarhar, the eastern […]

Niharica Raizada will be seen next in Netflix web series

Niharica Raizada will be seen next in Netflix web series

Mumbai, July 8 (IANS): Actress Niharica Raizada who is gearing up for her forthcoming film “Total Dhamaal”, has revealed that she will be seen next in a Netflix web series.   Niharica was interacting with media at the birthday celebration of singer Kailash Kher on Saturday here.   “I can’t reveal too much about it, but […]

Japan torrential rains: Death toll rises to at least 81

Japan torrential rains: Death toll rises to at least 81

Local residents sit in a boat as they are rescued from a flooded area at a hospital in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, Japan, in this photo taken by Kyodo on July 8, 2018. ( Kyodo/via REUTERS)   KURASHIKI (Japan), July 8 (Reuters):  The death toll from torrential rain and landslides in westernJapan rose to 81 people on Sunday, […]

Simultaneous polls will turn India into managed democracy: AAP

Simultaneous polls will turn India into managed democracy: AAP

New Delhi, July 8 (IANS): Rejecting the idea of simultaneous polls floated by the Narendra Modi government, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday said that such a system would turn India into a “managed democracy”.   AAP leader Ashish Khetan, who appeared before the Law Commission to present his party’s views, said after the meet: […]