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2007-10-23 19:31:16

Six Asiatic wild elephants were electrocuted as they went berserk after drinking rice beer in India's remote northeast, a wildlife official said Tuesday.

2006-08-16 23:39:19

GUWAHATI, India (Reuters) - The death toll in a bomb explosion at a Hindu temple in India's northeastern state of Manipur rose to five, and at least 35 people including foreign devotees were wounded, police said on Thursday.

2006-08-16 11:19:36

GUWAHATI, India (Reuters) - A bomb exploded inside a temple in India's troubled northeastern state of Manipur on Wednesday, killing 3 people and injuring more than 30 others, police said.

2006-06-02 01:50:03

HYDERABAD, India (Reuters) - Two more Indian states have banned cinema screenings of the controversial "The Da Vinci Code," doubling the number of regions to have passed such orders after protests by minority Christians.

2006-04-20 05:48:09

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.

2006-04-03 05:00:56

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.

2006-03-11 05:12:19

IMPHAL, India (Reuters) - Seven people, including a civilian caught in crossfire, were killed in gunbattles between rebels and Indian troops in the troubled northeastern state of Manipur on Saturday, police said.

2005-09-13 05:29:45

By John Ruwitch HONG KONG (Reuters) - The leader of a rebel group in India's northeast challenged the world's biggest democracy to live up to its name and let the people of the troubled state of Manipur choose for themselves if they want independence.

2005-08-08 15:19:27

By Biswajyoti Das MOIRABARI, India (Reuters) - For more than two months, Sarifa Begum has been a virtual prisoner in her small neighborhood on the banks of the mighty Brahmaputra river in India's northeastern state of Assam.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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