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What lies at the heart of Assam-Nagaland dispute

Golaghat Assam
Union minister of state for home, Kiren Rijiju is going to Guwahati on Thursday and would sit with Gogoi and Zelian to sort out the problem. 3 more killed in Assam, Nagaland border flare-up; Gogoi blames Centre

IndiGo flight catches fire on landing at Delhi airport

IndiGo Airlines
It was a close shave for 154 passengers and crew on board an IndiGo flight which had to be evacuated using emergency slide-chutes the moment the plane landed at the Delhi airport on Wednesday as "dense smoke" started coming out of the aircraft.

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Renowned yoga guru BKS Iyengar dies in Pune, he was 96

World renowned yoga guru Bellur Krishnamachar Sundaraja (BKS) Iyengar passed away in Pune wee hours on Wednesday following the poor heart functioning coupled with renal insufficiency, doctors operating him said. He was 96.

Sharmila may have to return to hospital soon: Family

Irom Sharmila
Despite her release from detention, Manipur's rights activist Irom Chanu Sharmila's family is apprehensive that she might have to go back to hospital as she cannot survive fasting without being force-fed through nose.

2G scam: Court grants bail to Karunanidhi's wife

 M Karunanidhi
A Delhi court on Wednesday granted bail to DMK supremo M Karunanidhi's wife Dayalu Ammal, who along with others including former Telecom Minister A Raja, was chargesheeted by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in a 2G scam-related money laundering case.

BJP more worried if Amar 'uncle' returning to SP: Akhilesh

 Amar Singh
A day after BJP president Amit Shah took a dig at SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav over his meeting with Amar Singh, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has said BJP is more worried whether Amar "uncle" is returning to SP's fold or not.

Hooda shared dais with BJP to escape CBI probe: Chautala

Bhupinder Singh Hooda
Indian National Lok Dal leader and MP Dushyant Chautala on Wednesday attacked Haryana Chief Minister Bhupender Singh Hooda, accusing him of sharing the dais with BJP to make sure "there was no CBI probe" against him.

PM condoles death of yoga guru BKS Iyengar

Modi INS Kolkata

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday condoled the death of yoga guru BKS Iyenger and said he will be remembered as a fine guru and scholar.

US in touch with India, Pakistan over resumption of talks

American Centre in New Delhi
The US, through its embassies in New Delhi and Islamabad, is engaging with the Indian and Pakistani governments on bilateral talks, which the Narendra Modi Government called off while objecting to Pakistan consulting Kashmiri separatists ahead of the meeting.

Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch

A BSF soldier stands guard near international border at Suchet Garh in Ranbir Singh Pura, about 27 kms from Jammu
After a day-long lull, Pakistani troops again violated the ceasefire by firing at forward Indian posts along the Line of Control in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, prompting Indian forces to retaliate.

Bihar seeks central assistance to combat floods

Kosi floods
Faced with an alarming flood situation, the Bihar government on Wednesday sought central assistance on an emergency basis, even as the floods claimed two more lives in the state in the last 24 hours, taking the toll to 17.

HC stays execution of 2 Kolhapur sisters

Bombay high court
In a major relief for two Kolhapur sisters whose mercy pleas were recently rejected by the President, the Bombay high court on Wednesday stayed their execution till disposal of their petition seeking commutation of death sentence to life imprisonment.
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