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Two militants killed in Assam encounters

Guwahati, Aug 4 (IBNS) : Two militants were killed in two separate gun battle with security forces in Assam on Sunday night, police said on Monday.

EMFA urges Focus NE management to reinstate sacked employees

Guwahati, Aug 4 (IBNS) : The Guwahati: Electronic Media Forum Assam (EMFA) has urged the management of Focus NE, a multilingual satellite news channel to reinstate all the media employees, who were sacked arbitrarily under the 'cut-cost' formula recently.

"471 persons killed in communal clash in Assam since 2001"

Guwahati, Aug 4 (IBNS) : A total of 471 persons have lost their lives in seven communal clash in Assam since 2001, Assam state assembly informed on Monday.

"Militancy claimed over 2400 lives in Assam since 2001"

Guwahati, Aug 4 (IBNS) : Militancy has claimed more than 2400 lives, including security personnel, in Assam since 2001, Assam state assembly said on Monday.

Hang me if found guilty of sexual harassment: MP HC Judge

Bhopal, Aug 4 (IBNS): The Madhya Pradesh (MP) high court judge, who has been accused of sexual harassment, has said that he is ready to face death penalty if found guilty.

Modi visits Pashupatinath Temple

Kathmandu, Aug 4 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday offered prayers at the Pashupatinath Temple in Nepal capital Kathmandu.

PM Modi calls on Nepalese President

Kathmandu, Aug 4 (IBNS) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday called on Nepalese President Dr. Ram Baran Yadav here.

PM Modi wraps up two-day Nepal visit

Kathmandu, Aug 4 (IBNS) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi returned home on Monday after completing his visit to Nepal where along with his Nepalese counterpart Sushil Koirala the two neighbouring nations agreed to review, adjust and update the Treaty of Peace and Friendship of 1950 and other bilateral agreements.

UPSC row: Centre says English marks will not be included in merit

New Delhi, Aug 4 (IBNS): Giving in to the demands by the Hindi preferring Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) aspirants, the government on Monday said that a 20-mark English section in the Civil Service Aptitude Test (CSAT) will not be included for grades or merit.

Trawler sinks in Bay of Bengal, 7 missing

Kolkata, Aug 4 (IBNS) At least seven people were missing while eight were rescued when a trawler sank in the Bay of Bengal in rough weather near the Sundarbans islands of West Bengal amid reports that 40 trawlers were missing.

Sushma condemns Lanka caricature of Jaya-Modi, envoy to be summoned

New Delhi, Aug 4 (IBNS): Indian external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday ondemned in Parliament some objectionable illustrations of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on a Sri Lanka government website even as Lanka earlier apologized for the same.

Gwalior additional judge resigns alleging sexual harassment

New Delhi, Aug 4 (IBNS): A woman additional judge in Gwalior resigned alleging sexual harassment by a judge of the Madhya Pradesh (MP) high court, reports said.

Over 40,000 people evacuated following flood alert in Bihar

Patna, Aug 4 (IBNS): Over 40,000 people have been evacuated in Bihar following the water level rise in river Kosi that swelled owing to a landslide in Nepal, reports said.

China earthquake kills at least 367, thousands injured

Beijing, Aug 4 (IBNS): The death toll in the earthquake that hit south-western China on Sunday rose to 367 while at least 1,881 were injured in a remote region of Yunnan province, media reports said.

Modi to meet Nepal President Ram Baran Yadav today

Kathmandu, Aug 4 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to meet Nepal president Ram Baran Yadav and other political leaders today while on the second day of his tour he paid a visit to the famous Pashupatinath temple in the morning.