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Nepalese government evacuates hundreds of squatters from Kathmandu


May 8th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 8 (IANS) The Nepalese government Tuesday ordered the evacuation of hundreds of squatters from the Bagmati riverside of capital Kathmandu.More than 500 police personnel from Nepal Police, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Tigress shot dead by police at Kaziranga


December 5th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Dec 5 (IANS) A full grown Royal Bengal tigress was shot dead Monday by police commandos at the famous Kaziranga National Park in Assam after the big cat went ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Roemer to visit USAID projects in Delhi


April 25th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr. 25 (ANI): U.S. Ambassador to India Timothy J. Roemer will be visiting three projects supported by United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in the Sanjay Gandhi settlement area ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Tiger shot dead in Assam


November 23rd, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 23 (IANS) A Royal Bengal tiger was shot dead by forest rangers after the big cat mauled two people to death and critically injured two more in Assam Tuesday, wildlife ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Assam orders probe into killing of elephant calf


October 28th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Oct 28 (IANS) The Assam government Thursday ordered a probe into the death of a wild elephant calf clobbered to death by villagers two days ago after it strayed from the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Outrage over baby elephant’s killing in Assam


October 27th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Oct 27 (IANS) Wildlife experts and conservationists Wednesday were outraged over the brutal killing of a wild elephant calf that was clobbered to death by irate villagers after it entered a ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

“Extraordinary” skeleton of woman from early Bronze Age found in Germany


November 8th, 2009 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 8 (ANI): An "extraordinary" skeleton of a woman, who lived in the early Bronze Age, was found buried in a seated position, during an archaeological survey before the planned ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Important dates in Tibet’s recent history


March 9th, 2009 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 9 (DPA) The question of Tibet's autonomy has been a bone of contention for decades. The following are important dates in modern Tibetan history: 1912 - Chinese troops expelled from Lhasa ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Tibetan refugees in northeast protest China’s crackdown


March 17th, 2008 - 7:17 pm ICT by admin
(Lead)Guwahati, March 17 (IANS) Exiled Tibetans in India's northeast, especially Meghalaya, have held protests and condemned China's iron-fisted rule over Tibet in the wake of the recent turmoil in Lhasa. Hundreds of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Exiled Tibetans in northeast protest China’s crackdown


March 17th, 2008 - 6:02 pm ICT by admin
Guwahati, March 17 (IANS) Exiled Tibetans in India's northeast, especially Meghalaya, have held protests and condemned the recent turmoil in Lhasa against China's iron-fisted rule over Tibet. Hundreds of exiled Tibetans in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

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