Author Archives: State Observer

54 killed in earthquake in Indonesia’s Aceh province: Army chief

  Meureudu: A strong earthquake struck off Aceh province on Indonesia`s Sumatra island on Wednesday, causing dozens of buildings to collapse. Army Chief in Indonesia’s Aceh province says that 54 people have been killed in the earthquake. The shallow 6.5-magnitude quake struck Pidie Jaya district at dawn, as some in the predominantly Muslim region prepared for morning prayers. Mosques and ...

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SC orders playing of National Anthem in theatres


New Delhi, Nov 30: The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed cinema halls to play the National Anthem before the start of movies, saying it will instil “constitutional patriotism as well as committed patriotism and nationalism”. The playing of the anthem will be accompanied by an image of the Tricolour on the screen, the court said while barring its commercial exploitation, ...

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Army chief Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag visits Nagrota, briefed about terror attack; combing operation on


JAMMU: Army Chief Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag on Wednesday visited the Nagrota-based 16 Corps headquarters and was briefed about yesterday’s terror attack in which seven officers and jawans were killed, even as combing operation to flush out any remaining militant continued. Three militants were killed by security forces personnel and combing operation to sanitise the area was nearing end. Gen Suhag ...

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