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Swaraj in Dhaka, likely to discuss Rohingya crisis 22.10.2017 Rediff: News
Officials said the Teesta River deal and the Rohingya crisis were among issues likely to be discussed in Swaraj's talks with Ali.
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Swaraj arrives in Dhaka on two-day visit 22.10.2017 deccanherald.com
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrived here today on a two-day visit to attend a joint consultative committee meeting to review the bilateral ties and discuss ways to further strengthen the relationship. Swaraj, who arrived on a special Indian aircraft, was received by her Bangladesh counterpart AH Mahmud Ali at the Bangabandhu Air Base in Dhaka. Officials said the Teesta River deal and the Rohingya crisis were among issues likely to be discussed in Swarajs talks with Ali. She is "expected to meet the Bangladeshi leadership and also interact with the representatives of leading Bangladeshi think-tanks, chambers of commerce and industry and cultural organisations," an Indian High Commission statement said. Bangladesh foreign ministry officials said Swaraj was scheduled to call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, main opposition leader Raushan Ershad of Jatiya Party and former premier Khaleda Zia later today. Swaraj is likely to join the signing of two memorandums of understanding (MoUs) for setting ...
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Sushma Swaraj arrives in Dhaka on two-day visit 22.10.2017 Hindu: News
Officials said the Teesta River deal and the Rohingya crisis were among issues likely to be discussed in Ms. Swaraj’s talks with her Bangladesh counterpart.
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Mizoram montage: Fierce civic pride of a former insurgent tribe (Travel Jottings) 22.10.2017 Cinema-Showbiz
There is something about India's Northeast that makes it markedly different from the rest of India, and it's not just the Mongoloid features of its people. At the risk of offence to "mainstream" Indians, it's a much more civilised and cultured segment than the rest of the country.
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Sikkim tourism industry takes a knock due to Darjeeling stir 22.10.2017 deccanherald.com
The prolonged agitation in the Darjeeling hills in West Bengal since June over a separate Gorkhaland state has badly hit the states tourism industry. According to the data made available by the tourism department, Sikkim, known for its picturesque locales such as Nathu-la pass bordering China and Gurudongmar lake, received a lowly 1000 foreign tourists and 8931 domestic visitors in July this year. The month of August was no better with only 1043 foreign and 12680 domestic tourists visiting the hill state. Before the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) declared an indefinite shutdown in the Darjeeling hills on June 15, Sikkim was flush with tourists, both foreign and domestic ones. The state had received a record 11.70 lakh tourists, including 25,585 foreigners, in the first six months of 2017. But after the agitation began in Darjeeling in June and incidents of violence were reported, tourists cancelled their hotel bookings in Sikkim. To reach Sikkim by road, rail or air, a tourist has to pass through ...
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Army has to remain prepared to counter Dokalam-like situation: Rawat 21.10.2017 Top Stories
Asked if there was any possibility of a Dokalam-like standoff with China in any other part of the Line of Actual Control (LAC), Rawat said, "We have to remain prepared"
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CBI seeks government nod to file plea to reopen Bofors case 20.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday sought the central government's permission to file a petition that can lead to reopening of the Bofors case, sources said.
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Neighbours at war 20.10.2017 Hindu: Home
As the squabble over boundaries increased a war seemed inevitable. The Sino-Indian War began on October 20, 1962.
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10 enchanting travel pics that celebrate nature 18.10.2017 Rediff: GetAhead
Readers share their travel pics. You can share yours too!
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Dr vs Timsina : Shocking video of humiliation takes on internet viral 18.10.2017 Voice of Sikkim
18 Oct, Gangtok : The alleged video captured in Yangang South Sikkim, at Government Primary Health Centre PHC where a married middle aged local man named KL Timsina was whimsically physically treated on direction of the Yangang Govt PHC Medical Officer Dr. Kanu Priya Rai in presence of police officer, PHC employees and public. The […]
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'International community must help resolve Rohingya refugee crisis' 17.10.2017 New Kerala: World News
New Delhi , October 17 : Bangladesh High Commissioner to India Syed Moazzam Ali on Monday said that it's necessary to resolve the Rohingya issue at the earliest as Bangladesh has given shelter to the refugees on the humanitarian grounds.
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Commitment to Bangladesh on sharing Teesta river can happen through friendship: Ram Madhav 17.10.2017 New Kerala: India News
Agartala (Tripura) October 16 : National general secretary of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Ram Madhav on Monday said that the commitment to Bangladesh on sharing water of Teesta River can happen through mutual good will and friendship.
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NE emerging as new 'StartUp' destination : Dr Jitendra 17.10.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
NE emerging as new 'StartUp' destination : Dr Jitendra
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Sushma Swaraj to visit Bangladesh soon to discuss Rohingya, Teesta 17.10.2017 BusinessLine - News
Amidst the raging crisis of Rohingya refugees from Myanmar Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj is expected to visit Bangladesh soon to find a solution to the matter. The visit was announced...
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China expansionist, says Tibetan Govt-in-Exile leader 16.10.2017 Deccan Herald - News
Beijings recent muscle-flexing in Doklam Plateau in western Bhutan was "a manifestation" of its "expansionist" policy and decades-old strategy of "encircling" India, Lobsang Sangay, head of Tibetan Government-in-Exile, said. Sangay told DH that what had happened at Doklam along China-Bhutan border this year had earlier happened with Tibet in 1959. He was obviously referring to Chinese Peoples Liberation Armys occupation of Tibet which prompted Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lamas escape to India in 1959. "In early 1950s, the then Chairman of People's Republic of China termed Tibet as China's right hand palm whereas Ladakh, Nepal, Sikkim, Bhutan and Arunachal Pradesh are its five fingers. Therefore, China's flexing of its military muscle is a manifestation of its decades old strategy to encircle and weaken India," said the Sikyong of the Tibetan Government-in-Exile. Sangay was in New Delhi on Monday to take part in a discussion on the issue of Tibet. The Indian Army and the Chinese Peoples Liberation Army ...
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Ajit Doval meets Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, discusses strategic issues 16.10.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
Doval, who is visiting Afghanistan, held wide-ranging talks with his counterpart Hanif Atmar
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Women of India Organic Festival 2017 comes to a successful close with record sales of Rs.1.84 Crores 16.10.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Women of India Orgnaic Festival organized by the Ministry of Women & Child Development came to a successful close on 15th October, 2017.
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Northeast emerging as new 'StartUp' destination: Dr Jitendra Singh 16.10.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh has said that the Northeast is fast emerging as the new "StartUp" destination for youngsters from all over India.
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Shillong Boy in top 12 of ‘The Stage – 3’ 15.10.2017 Meghalaya Times

Staff Reporter
SHILLONG, Oct 15: Making its presence felt time and again in the various singing platform, Meghalaya has a long list of talent in the world of music and adding one more to its list is Diyatom Deb from Shillong who has made it the top 12 of India’s only English singing talent hunt The Stage – 3.
Deb left his profession as an engineer after working for over eight years and devoted himself to music.

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Plea seeks proportional seats for STs 15.10.2017 Hindu: National
SC notice to EC, West Bengal, Sikkim
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