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Heat wave sweeps north, east India; 16 dead in WB

Sixteen people succumbed to the heat wave in West Bengal as vast swathes of the country's northern and eastern plains continued to swelter, with temperatures settling above the normal mark at......

A distracted America is set to pull back from Asia

'Clearly, from the Indian viewpoint, the US retrenchment from Asia cannot be happening as good news.''The abandonment of the US' pivot to Asia exposes the US-Indian partnership to be a mere......

The astronomy photos of 2016 are simply stellar

From captivating photos of Northern Lights, sparkling galaxies, the ‘man on the moon’ and more, photos taken by the winners of the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2016......

Exclusive! How India reached out to the Afghan Mujahideen

IMAGE: Ahmad Shah Massoud's Northern Alliance fighters near Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan, in 2001. Photograph: Oleg Nikishin/Getty Images 'It was a mission undertaken in darkness in every sense --......

That inept 'Saint Antony'

'It was almost as though there was widespread relief that the defence bureaucracy, and the minister, could find someone willing to shoulder the blame for everything that had gone wrong with the......

What the world must learn from Brexit

It is clear that the world desperately needs a globalisation model that will work for all and not just some, says Sunita Narain.     The Brexit vote-52 per cent of the United Kingdom......

India's pride: A stunning cable-stayed bridge in Jammu & Kashmir

Strategically important and first of the kind in North India and Jammu and Kashmir, the 592-meter long Basohli Bridge over River Ravi will be the fourth such bridge in the country Defence Minister......

Monsoon deficit leaves central India high and dry

India’s southwest monsoon was less than half of normal during the week ending July 8, increasing the deficit from previous week with the revival in showers not strong enough but concentrated......

The answer to Maoism? People-friendly growth

The challenge of Maoism can be met with equitable and inclusive socio-economic progress, writes B G Verghese.The Supreme Court on May 7 ruled that natural resources were national assets that......

Cold, fog to help wheat, but not other crops

The cold wave and intense fog across the northern states are deemed beneficial for the rabi crops, notably the main cereal, wheat. Agricultural experts have, however, advised farmers to protect......

India's wrestlers in pursuit of gold at Asian Games

There is a quiet air of confidence at the wrestling camp being held at Sonepat to prepare India's brightest wrestling prospects for the forthcoming Asian Games in Incheon. India's Sushil Kumar.......

Soccer: Police may face action over Hillsborough disaster

Police accused of serious failings and a cover-up over the 1989 Hillsborough stadium disaster could face investigation after their force said on Thursday it was preparing to refer the case to the......

Games security stayed in shadows, kept focus on sport

From ordinary police on the beat to the shadows of Britain's security establishment, the sighs of relief are almost audible. Terrorism is an act of theatre, an adage goes, but thanks to firm and......
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A geographic model for erosion control in Majuli island

By Dr Phani Deka W M. Davis, the renowned geomorphologist theorized that Landform is a function of Structure, Process and stage. The structure... ...

http://www.sentinelassam.com/op_ed/story.php?sec=33&subsec=0&id=290279&dtP=2016-12-04&ppr=1#290279
Man & the mountains

Be it Mount Olympus for the ancient Greeks or Mount Meru for the Hindus, since antiquity mountains have been deemed sacred due to their proximity... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/584616/man-amp-mountains.html
Fog delays arrival of trains

Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Dec 2: The dense fog in plain areas of Northern region has delayed the arrival of many trains and also led to... ...

http://www.dailyexcelsior.com/fog-delays-arrival-trains/
Big jolt on rural low cost warm clothing market in Himalayan foothills

SILIGURI: The shockwave of demonetisation has almost shattered the low cost winter garment business in sub Himalayan region in West Bengal.... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/cons-products/garments-/-textiles/big-jolt-on-rural-low-cost-warm-clothing-market-in-himalayan-foothills/articleshow/55746080.cms
Chaolung Siu Ka Pha The Great

(December 2 is Axom Divas which commemorates the advent of Siu Ka Pha, the founder of the Ahom Kingdom, after his journey over the Patkai Hills)... ...

http://www.sentinelassam.com/editorial/story.php?sec=3&subsec=0&id=290004&dtP=2016-12-02&ppr=1#290004

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