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Members of AASU Sivasagar unit forming a human chain demanding scrapping of Citizenship (Amendment) Act, on Friday. – UB Photos
Sushant's sister pens open letter to PM, fears evidence tampering
MUMBAI, Aug 1: Fearing evidence is being tampered with in the ongoing investigation of Sushant Singh Rajput death case, his sister Shweta Singh Kirti has penned an open letter on Saturday morning to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, requesting him to int ...

Trump says he'll ban TikTok from operating in US
WASHINGTON, Aug 1: US President Donald Trump has said that he will ban the popular Chinese-owned video app TikTok from operating in the country through an executive order as early as Saturday, according to media reports. ...

Record 57,117 new COVID cases in India in a day
NEW DELHI, Aug 1: India witnessed a record daily jump of 57,117 new Coronavirus cases on Saturday apart from 764 deaths, even as its total tally neared 17 lakh. So far, 16,95,988 corona cases have been reported in India, of which 36,511 patients have ...

Global COVID-19 cases top 17.5 million: Johns Hopkins
WASHINGTON, Aug 1: The overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped 17.5 million, while the deaths have increased to more than 678,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University. ...

CM confers Natasurya Phani Sarma award to Aishwarya Kakati, Bhabesh Baruah
TEZPUR, July 31 - Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal presented Natasurya Phani Sarma Award for the year 2020 to renowned theatre artistes Aishwarya Kakati and Bhabesh Baruah at a function held at the historic Baan Theatre in Tezpur today. The award co ...

State flood situation improving, death toll 109
GUWAHATI, July 31 - The flood situation in the State has eased to some extent but the Brahmaputra continues to flow above danger level at Neamatighat (Jorhat), Tezpur (Sonitpur) and Dhubri; Dhansiri at Numaligarh (Golaghat); Jia Bharali at NT Road Cr ...

Mishaps delay well-killing exercise
DIBRUGARH, July 31 - Mishaps, bad weather, increasingly hostile locals, nothing is going well for the beleaguered Oil India Limited at its Baghjan disaster site near Tinsukia town. This morning, an improvised crane, called ‘Athey Wagon’ toppled, resu ...

Centre extends suspension of international flights till Aug 31
NEW DELHI, July 31 - Aviation regulator DGCA on Friday said the suspension of scheduled international flights to and from the country has been extended till August 31 amid the coronavirus pandemic. ...

COVID-19 death toll increases to 98
GUWAHATI, July 31: The overall COVID-19-induced death tally in the State increased to 98 with four more persons succumbing to the infection in the last 24 hours. ...

New Education Policy envisions employability skills: Kasturirangan
BENGALURU, July 31 - The National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 envisions imparting 21st century and employability skills with no compromise on quality, says its draft panel head K Kasturirangan. The idea of a liberal or a multi-disciplinary education ...

Bhutan King thanks Sonowal
GUWAHATI, July 31 - King of Bhutan Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck has thanked Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and the Assam government for helping the Himalayan kingdom in tackling the pressing situation precipitated in view of the COVID-19 induced ...

ED files money laundering case
NEW DELHI, July 31 - The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday filed a money laundering case on the basis of a Bihar Police FIR in which Sushant Singh Rajput’s father has accused actress Rhea Chakraborty and her family of abetting the Bollywood acto ...

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