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President visits Meghalaya museum

SHILLONG: President Pranab Mukherjee visited here the Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures, among Asia’s largest museums displaying a collection of tribal artifacts and the culture of the north-eastern region. He said it was “an enriching experience”.

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Perchance to dream, in fabled India

Why has horror fiction never taken off as a genre in popular Indian literature? There is simply too much competition from newspapers. Which bizarre author’s imagination could ever compete with the day’s news in the wild and improbable?

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Sachin, Rahul Took Cricket to Higher Level

BY RAJDEEP SARDESAI
THE Ferozeshah Kotla is not among my favourite cricket grounds. An unnerving experience of being lathi-charged during an India-Pakistan match in 1999 convinced me that a city of VIPs (of the ‘don’t you know who I am’ culture) isn’t the best place to watch a game.

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Pak violates ceasefire again

JAMMU:  Pakistan Rangers on Thursday resorted to unprovoked firing on forward Indian border out posts during suspected movement of some persons along the Indo-Pak border in Jammu district, prompting retaliation from BSF troops.
This is the eight ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops in the past four days.

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