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PM condoles the demise of former CM of Manipur Mr. Rishang Keishing

PM condoles the demise of former CM of Manipur Mr. Rishang Keishing

Keishing's term at Rajya Sabha, the Upper House of Indian Parliament ended on April 9, 2014. Oldest parliamentarian in the country-Rishang Keishing-born on October 25,1920, passed away due to multi organ failure on today night at Regional Institute of Medical Sciences hospital at around 8.15pm, hospital sources said.


These photographs capture the eclipse as it crosses the continental US

These photographs capture the eclipse as it crosses the continental US

Crowds of people donning special-purpose solar filters cheered and roared as the moon completely blocked the sun and cast a 70-mile wide shadow stretching from OR to SC. You must be in the path of totality to witness a total solar eclipse. The first point of the moon crossing the sun began at Lincoln Beach, Oregon just after 1:15 pm ET.


Teenage boy detained for dancing to the Macarena in Saudi Arabia

Teenage boy detained for dancing to the Macarena in Saudi Arabia

The video went viral in July past year, the BBC reported. The footage was first posted past year, but his arrest was reported on Monday. It is unclear whether the boy will be formally charged. As he starts dancing to the tune of the famous 90s hit song in the middle of the crosswalk, five lanes of cars stopped at traffic light. Last month, Saudi police briefly arrested a woman who appeared in an online video wearing an "indecent" skirt and crop top.


North Korea photos suggest new solid-fuel missile designs

North Korea photos suggest new solid-fuel missile designs

Under Kim, Pyongyang has made rapid strides in its ballistic missile technology, which it is banned from pursuing under United Nations resolutions that have slapped it with seven sets of sanctions. Solid-fuel engines help cut the required preparation time for a missile launch and make it more hard for outside observers to detect a launch in advance.


Floods Claim 361 Lives in Bihar; Situation in Uttar Pradesh, Assam Grim

Floods Claim 361 Lives in Bihar; Situation in Uttar Pradesh, Assam Grim

Giving information about the Prime Minister's Bihar visit, Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi said the PM would undertake an aerial survey of flood-affected areas on Saturday. As per reports, almost 7.34 lakh people have been moved to safer areas in the state. "The Chief Minister has asked the officials concerned to beef up relief and rescue operations", said Principal Secretary, Disaster Management Department, Pratyay Amrit.


Spain terror cell: what we know about its members

Spain terror cell: what we know about its members

At Tuesday's closed-door hearing, Andreu was planned to read out charges against the men, expected to include counts of terrorism, murder and weapons possession. Just hours later, a woman was killed in the seaside resort town of Cambrils, about 70 miles southwest of Barcelona, in an attempted repeat of the earlier crash.