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NEW DELHI (Reuters) - A moderate earthquake shook areas along India's northeastern border with Bangladesh early on Sunday, but there were no reports of damage or casualties, the Indian Meteorological Department said. Officials said the 5.0 magnitude quake was recorded at 2:16 a.m.
GUWAHATI, India (Reuters) - Separatist rebels exploded two bombs in northeast India on Monday, including one in a crowded market that killed one person and wounded 11, the latest in a spate of attacks in the restive region, police said.
GUWAHATI, India (Reuters) - Two people were killed and nearly 30 wounded in India's Assam state when suspected rebels threw grenades in a market and blew up gas pipelines, the latest in a series of attacks ahead of peace talks, officials said on Sunday.
GUWAHATI, India (Reuters) - Suspected separatist guerrillas in India's northeastern state of Assam triggered four explosions, blowing up oil and gas pipelines, hours after a market-place bomb killed five people, police said on Saturday.
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - A bus carrying a marriage party plunged into a river in India's northeastern state of Assam on Thursday, killing at least 47 people, police said.
GUWAHATI, India (Reuters) - Voters trudged through rain to heavily guarded polling booths in India's rebel-infested Assam, the first of five states holding elections that will be the biggest test for the federal coalition since coming to power.
GUWAHATI, India (Reuters) - Thousands of people lined up on Monday to vote in India's Assam state as troops protected polling booths from possible rebel attacks at the start of the biggest electoral test for the federal coalition.
By Kamil Zaheer NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Voting begins in India's restive Assam state on Monday, kicking off polls in five states being seen as the biggest electoral test of the Congress party-led federal alliance since it won power in May 2004.
By Biswajyoti Das UDALGURI, India (Reuters) - A powerful separatist group in India's troubled northeast said on Monday it would be forced to abandon a ceasefire if peace talks were further delayed.
By Krittivas Mukherjee KOLKATA, India (Reuters) - Your tea break was never so exotic. Inspired by the success of whiskey and wine makers, Indian tea planters are turning parts of their verdant Assam and Darjeeling estates in the East of the country into luxury resorts.
The Assam macaque (Macaca assamensis) is a species of Old World monkey that can be found in Southeast and South Asia. Its range includes Nepal, while its subspecies occupy larger ranges. The eastern Assamese macaque holds a range that includes Bhutan, Assam, Mizoram, and areas of Myanmar and Tibet. The western Assamese macaque holds a range that includes Sikkim, Assam, and areas of West Bengal and areas of Bangladesh. This species resides in varying habitats depending upon the area of its...
Symbol: CASIA2 Group: Dicot Family: Theaceae Classification: Kingdom Plantae – Plants Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass Dilleniidae Order Theales Family Theaceae – Tea family Genus Camellia L. – camellia...
The Hoolock Gibbons, (Hoolock), are two primate species from the family of gibbons (Hylobatidae). The range of the hoolocks is the most northwestern of all the gibbons, extending from Assam in North-East India, to Myanmar. Small populations live also in eastern Bangladesh and in southwest China. Hoolocks are the second largest of the gibbons, after the Siamang. They reach a size of 24 to 36 inches and weigh 13.22 to 20 pounds. The genders are about the same size, but they differ...
- Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.