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ISRO Chief Says Climate Change is Most Concerning Issue Today

Indian Space Research Organisation’s Chairman A.S. Kiran Kumar said climate change is among the most concerning issues today faced by mankind and has potential to shape human history in the future. Dr Kumar was speaking at the second convocation of Assam Kaziranga University in Shillong, Meghalaya on Sunday where he was felicitated with honorary doctorate along with music maestro Amjad ...

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Indian Muslims’ Growth at 24%: Will it Outnumber Hindus Ever?

With an increase of 24 percent from 2001 to 2011, Muslim population in India grew more than 6 percent compared to the national average of 18 percent. However, Muslims constitute merely 14.2 percent of the country’s total population, and it may not be possible for the religious minority to outnumber Hindus ever. The final figures will be released officially later, ...

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Elections: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to vote in Assam

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is among the over nine million people who are eligible to vote Thursday for Assam’s six Lok Sabha seats. The day began with enthusiastic voters turning up early at polling booths. The prime minister and his wife Gursharan Kaur are listed in the Dispur legislative assembly constituency that comes under Gauhati Lok Sabha constituency and they ...

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Rumours galore trigger panic among North-Eastern people in Hyderabad, Bangalore

It was a trivial rumour that has triggered panic among the North-Eastern people who are living in Hyderabad and Bangalore that they would be killed by an agitated community in revenge to attacks in Myanmar. Bangalore’s Nelasandra and some outskirts of Hyderabad witnessed groups of local people belonging to a community threatening them to leave or face consequences soon. The ...

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