Earthquake hits India's Manipur state An earthquake measuring 6.7 magnitude has hit northeast India, near its borders with Myanmar and Bangladesh, killing at least five people. The quake hit at 04:35 local time (23:05 GMT Sunday) about 29km (18 miles) northwest of Imphal, the capital of Manipur state, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS). Strong tremors have been felt across the region. The earthquake was originally reported to have measured 6.8 magnitude.
Software launched in Siliguri by NGO on human trafficking will reunite victims with families A non-government organisation (NGO) dealing with human trafficking has launched an online platform to reunite victims with their families. Named Impulse Case Info Centre Software (ICCS) it offers a platform to people and authorities to communicate and collaborate to prevent human trafficking effectively. Emboldened by the success of the software in several northeastern states Impulse recently…
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north korea The capital and largest city is Pyongyang. North Korea shares a land border with China to the north and north-west, along the Amnok (Yalu) and Tumen rivers. A small section of the Tumen River also forms North Korea's border with Russia to the northeast. The Korean Demilitarized Zone marks the boundary between North Korea and South Korea. The legitimacy of this border is not accepted by either side, as both states claim to be the legitimate government of the entire peninsula.