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People celebrating Boka Bihu at Tengapani Deorigaon near Demow on Wednesday. – UB Photos
Brisk voting in Assam
GUWAHATI, April 18: Nearly 26 per cent of the electorate voted in all five of the 14 Lok Sabha constituencies in Assam on Thursday in the first four hours till 11 a.m., officials said. Karimganj registered 28.30 per cent polling, Silchar 27.05 per ce ...

Manipur CM jumps queue to vote in LS polls
IMPHAL, April 18: Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh jumped the queue to vote in the election in the state's Inner Manipur Lok Sabha seat on Thursday. Voters, some of who who had lined up even before the polling stations opened at 7 a.m., were not ...

Jet suspends operation, airways stocks tank 30%
MUMBAI, April 18: Jet Airways scrips tanked over 30 per cent on the BSE during the early trade on Thursday, after suspension of operations over refusal of lenders to provide emergency funding. Jet scrips hit a low of Rs 168.60 apiece from it's previo ...

14 bus passengers shot dead in Pakistan
ISLAMABAD, April 18: At least 14 passengers were offloaded from a bus on a highway in Pakistan's Balochistan province and shot dead by unidentified gunmen on Thursday, officials said. ...

Ex-Peruvian president kills himself ahead of arrest
LIMA, April 18: Former Peruvian President Alan Garcia has died after shooting himself as police arrived at his home to arrest him over bribery allegations. ...

29 killed in bus accident on Portuguese island
LISBON, April 18: At least 29 people have died after a bus carrying German tourists plunged off a road and overturned on the Portuguese island of Madeira. ...

North Korea claims test of 'new tactical guided weapon'
PYONGYANG, April 18: North Korea says it has test-fired a new type of "tactical guided weapon". A report, carried by the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), gave few details but said the weapon came fitted with a "powerful warhead", the BBC reported o ...

Low capacity, World Cup send air fares to London soaring
NEW DELHI, April 18: Suspension of Jet Airways flights and massive demand ahead of the Cricket World Cup have sent air fares soaring for flights to London from Delhi and Mumbai. ...

Ishant biggest surprise in 5-man stand-by list for World Cup
NEW DELHI, April 18: Even as everyone has spoken about how both Rishabh Pant and Ambati Rayudu have been gifted a fresh lease of life by being named in Indias stand-by list for the upcoming World Cup in England and Wales, the one name that has missed ...

Polling begins for Inner Manipur Lok Sabha seat
IMPHAL, April 18: Polling for the Inner Manipur Parliamentary constituency began this morning, as many people, mostly men, came out and started to vote at their respective polling stations from 7 am onwards. ...

Second phase of polling starts in Assam
GUWAHATI, April 18: The second phase of polling for five constituencies got underway in Assam at 7 a.m. on Thursday along with the rest of the country, officials said. Polls will be held across 8,992 polling centres set up across five Lok Sabha const ...

Voting begins in 95 seats in phase 2 of LS polls
NEW DELHI, April 18: Voting began on Thursday across 95 Lok Sabha constituencies spread over 12 states and Union Territories as the second phase of the mega seven-phase electoral exercise kicked off. ...

Senior citizens, Divyang voters in Karimganj show great enthusiam
SILCHAR, April 18: Matching shoulders with the young and first time voters, senior citizens and Divyang voters of Karimganj district showed great enthusiasm, coming out to vote in large numbers on Thursday amidst tight security arrangements. ...

2nd phase LS polls in State today
GUWAHATI, April 17 - The stage is set for the second phase of Lok Sabha elections with polling to take place in five constituencies of the State tomorrow. The five constituencies that will go to the polls in the second phase are Karimganj, Silchar, A ...

3-phase polls aiding security deployment
GUWAHATI, April 17 - Holding of the Lok Sabha elections in Assam in three phases has been immensely beneficial for the police and security agencies as forces can be relocated after each phase. Meanwhile, all security agencies are maintaining close co ...

Bhubaneswar Kalita richest candidate in 2nd phase polls in State
GUWAHATI, April 17 - Congress candidate from Mangaldoi, Bhubaneswar Kalita is the richest among the 50 candidates in fray in the Phase II of Lok Sabha elections in the State. ...

Squall lashes State causing extensive damage
GUWAHATI, April 17 - A squall with a speed of around 68 kilometre per hour lashed the western, central and southern parts of the State around 2-15 am today wreaking heavy damage to the dwelling houses and power supply infrastructure in the Barak Vall ...

Centre asks State to take action against 4 media outlets
NEW DELHI, April 17 - Amidst intense electioneering, the Centre has directed the Assam government to take action against several media organisations, including TV news channels and a news portal, for allegedly propagating militant ideologies through ...

Opp more concerned about human rights of infiltrators: BJP
TASGAON (MAHA), April 17 - BJP president Amit Shah on Wednesday hit out at the opposition leaders for criticising the government’s move to identify illegal immigrants by rolling out the National Register of Citizens (NRC). ...

“States should decide whether to implement CAB or not”
SHILLONG, April 17 - With the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) having stated in its manifesto that it will move for the implementation of the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) if it returns to power, BJP Minister in the Meghalaya Government, AL Hek has op ...

MHIS IV gets new registration machines
SHILLONG, April 17 - The Meghalaya Health Insurance Scheme (MHIS) Phase IV would finally see swift enrollment with the procurement and arrival of registration machines in the State today. The registration process has been problematic as the State had ...

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