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Nangchen (China), 20th Sep (IANS): Radiant in its grandeur and serene in its effect, a newly inaugurated restored Ashoka Stupa in this remote Himalayan town close to Tibet symbolises the missionary zeal of Indians to spread the message of Buddhism since the ancient ages.
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Agartala, 19th Sep (IANS): Saturday morning was a momentous day in the history of the 57-year-old Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) as the last train on the solitary meter-gauge track left in the entire northeastern region departed from Agartala station.
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Kolkata, 17th Sep (IANS): Nearly half of India's total geographical area is prone to invasion by alien plant species, says a new study.
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New Delhi, 16th Sep (IANS): Be it legendary Mozart's soothing symphonies, mesmerising classical renditions from the doyen of Carnatic music MS Subbulakshmi or tranquil instrumental tunes, music therapy is increasingly being used for patients suffering from depression, anxiety, autism, chronic pain, Alzheimer's, coronary artery disease and even cancer in India.
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The union government's recent notification regularising the entry and stay of minorities from Bangladesh and Pakistan on grounds of humanitarian considerations (meaning religious persecution in these countries), is likely to throw the already disturbed northeastern state of Assam into further turmoil.
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