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Biplab Deb to be the new Tripura Chief Minister

Biplab Deb to be the new Tripura Chief Minister

Sangma, who leads BJP ally the NPP (National People's Party) took charge as the 12th chief minister with a rare alliance of five parties. The 48-year-old leader is said to have played a crucial role in making some of the former Congress MLAs join the BJP last year - a move that proved vital in BJP's spectacular win in the state where the Left Front had been ruling for the last 25 years.


French FM's Talks in Tehran Make Headlines on March 6

French FM's Talks in Tehran Make Headlines on March 6

Also a top story was an exhibition of Louve Museum's items in Tehran, which was opened by Le Drian on Monday afternoon. Despite their differences, Iran has broadly welcomed France's efforts to re-engage with the country. Trump has threatened to pull out of the JCPOA unless Congress and America's European allies help "fix" it with a follow-up agreement within a 120-day deadline.


Philando Castile charity pays off St. Paul students' school lunch debt

Philando Castile charity pays off St. Paul students' school lunch debt

Paul, where he used to pay individually for meals when students couldn't afford them, he's left behind a different legacy. One by one. With your help. "His mother told me that every day he would call her after leaving his job at JJ Hill and talk about the kids". "It just amazed me". Now, the project will take steps to officially achieve non-profit organization status in the state of Minnesota.


Police curfew declared in Kandy district

Police curfew declared in Kandy district

At least two mosques and four shops were attacked and set on fire, according to police sources. "Additional security has been deployed in the area, the situation is under control", police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekera told The Hindu , even as images of violence, which users claimed were from Kandy, flooded social media.


Mental Hai Kya: New posters of Kangana Ranaut and Rajkummar starrer out

Mental Hai Kya: New posters of Kangana Ranaut and Rajkummar starrer out

Very few details of Mental Hai Kya? have be made public. It is certainly a very interesting subject, since Mental illness is seldom explored properly in Bollywood movies. But if you notice the posters, there is one thing common in both the posters - "Sanity is Overrated". What do you think about her look? You wonder about her directorial debut Teju in which she was to play an 80-year-old and Kangana admits that her recent box-office reversals have made it hard to put the project together.


BJP, allies stake claim to form Meghalaya government

BJP, allies stake claim to form Meghalaya government

In Nagaland , the BJP was part of the NPF-led government but fought the election in alliance with NDPP, the Opposition party, and now both regional parties are staking their claim to form the government. Figure 1 shows that the BJP has gained in every state of the region since the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, while the Congress' inability to hold on to its turf is very evident from Figure 2.