Centre to help protect endangered deer in Manipur: Javadekar

Imphal, Jan 10 : Union Minister Prakash Javedkar has said the Centre will extend all help to protect the brow antlered deer whose numbers in the entire world is just 204, according to a 2013 census. Wildlife enthusiasts feel there is an encouraging ray of hope for the survival of the rare deer on the […]

H-bomb test is ‘self-defensive step’: North Korean leader

Pyongyang, Jan 10 : North Korea’s top leader Kim Jong-un has described the H-bomb test as “a self-defensive step”, the state media reported on Sunday. Speaking to military officers while visiting the Ministry of People’s Armed Forces, Kim said the test is “for reliably defending the peace on the Korean Peninsula and the regional security […]

South Korea, US deploy strategic bomber over Korean Peninsula

Seoul, Jan 10 : South Korea and the US on Sunday deployed the B-52 Stratofortress, a long-range strategic bomber, over the Korean Peninsula, three days after North Korea said it has tested a hydrogen bomb. Seoul and Washington said the B-52 bomber left the US Andersen Air Force Base in Guam on Sunday and arrived […]

Nine injured in Meghalaya blast (Lead)

Shillong, Jan 9 (IANS) Nine people were injured — three of them critically — when Garo militants triggered a bomb blast on Saturday in Williamnagar, the district headquarters of East Garo Hills in Meghalaya, police said. The Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) militants planted the bomb at a wine store at the Williamnagar market, Meghalaya […]