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    Mysterious suicide of birds in Assam village portrayed in poems (Review)
    • Mysterious suicide of birds in Assam village portrayed in poems (Review)(11:28)
      Agartala, Feb 18 (IANS) Jatinga, a small tribal village and Assam's only hill station, is known for the mysterious suicide of birds during certain weeks of the year. While scientists and ornithologists have been trying to explore and understand the mystery as to why birds behave in a particular manner during those weeks in Jatinga, Guwahati-based poet and award-winning author Tapati Baruah Kashyap has chosen to tell the stories of the birds, the beautiful place and the people living there through her poems.
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    RPF rescued 2,151 destitute children in south
    • RPF rescued 2,151 destitute children in south(17:38)
      Chennai, Feb 16 (IANS) The Railway Protection Force (RPF), Southern Region, rescued 2,151 runaway/destitute children and 295 others last year, Southern Railway said here on Sunday.