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Agartala, 15th Jan (IANS): It was a poignant moment for Balamdina Ekka, widow of Lance Naik Albert Ekka, martyred in the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War and awarded India's highest gallantry decoration, the Param Vir Chakra, as she visited her husband's burial site after 45 years and collected soil to take back home.
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It is fortunate that the Indian government has reacted with caution and maturity to the terrorist strike at the Indian Air Force base at Pathankot, the first grave crisis faced by the government led by Narendra Modi.
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Bengaluru, 12th Jan (IANS): The odd-even restrictions for cars being experimented with in New Delhi will not work to improve the national capital's air quality due to its geographical location and the long-range airmass floating in from north and northwestern India, says an Indian origin US professor who has been analyzing satellite data.
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New York, 11th Jan (IANS): Nearly every girl and woman on Earth carries two X chromosomes in each of her cells -- but one of them does (mostly) nothing.
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"Nobody can even remotely suggest to her that she break her mourning and be sworn in (as the Jammu and Kashmir chief minister).
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