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Nagaland, Assam ready for out-of-court settlement of border dispute: Rio

Kohima: The governments of Nagaland and Assam are ready for an out-of-court settlement of the long-pending inter-state boundary dispute between the two northeastern neighbours, Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio said here on Monday. Rio said that Nagaland and Assam delegations are likely to meet Union Home Minister Amit Shah in February to discuss and formulate […]

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Taliban begin talks in Norway as hunger stalks Afghanistan

Oslo (AP) A Taliban delegation led by acting Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi on Sunday started three days of talks in Oslo with Western officials and Afghan civil society representatives amid a deteriorating humanitarian situation in Afghanistan. The closed-door meetings are taking place at a hotel in the snow-capped mountains above the Norwegian capital. On Sunday, […]

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Republic Day: BSF troops on India-Pakistan border on high alert

Jammu: BSF troops deployed on the India-Pakistan border in Jammu and Kashmir are on high alert following a threat of anti-social elements creating trouble on Republic Day, the force’s Inspector General DK Boora said on Monday. The Border Security Force (BSF) had already announced two-week-long heightened vigilance along the border, he said. Boora said troops have […]

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IIT-Guwahati researchers develop tech to make furniture from industrial waste

Three researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IIT-G) have developed three-dimensional (3-D) concrete printing technology to make furniture using construction material made from local industrial waste. Dhrutiman Dey, Dodda Srinivas, and Bhavesh Chaudhari, researchers from Sustainable Resources for Additive Manufacturing (SReAM) at the institute, have developed new cementitious mix compositions, amenable for 3-D […]

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Faculty opposes inclusion of caste in US university’s anti-discriminatory policy

Washington: Over 80 faculty members of the prestigious California State University have opposed a recent announcement of the university to include caste in its non-discriminatory policy as a “misguided overreach”, saying it will actually cause discrimination by unconstitutionally singling out Hindu faculty of Indian and South Asian descent. According to the anti-discrimination policy recently announced […]