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A free eye check-up camp in progress, in Kamrup (Rural) on Saturday. – UB Photos
British MPs press Johnson to recall parliament over Brexit
LONDON, Aug 18: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson came under pressure on Sunday to immediately recall lawmakers from their summer holiday so parliament can debate Brexit. ...

Bhutanese students have power and potential to do extraordinary things:Modi
THIMPHU, Aug 18: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the students in Bhutan have the power and potential to do extraordinary things, which will impact future generations, as he proposed extensive cooperation between the two countries in new a ...

Need to understand why law graduate's natural choice is not legal profession: CJI
NEW DELHI, Aug 18: Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi said there is a need to look at the role and functioning of lawyers and understand why a law graduate's natural choice is not the legal profession in spite of great attractions and opportunities. ...

Djokovic dumped as Medvedev sets up Cincy final with Goffin
CINCINNATI, Aug 18: World number one Novak Djokovic wilted under pressure from Daniil Medvedev, falling 3-6, 6-3, 6-3 to the ninth-seeded Russian in the Cincinnati Masters semi-finals. ...

Warm-up game against West Indies A : Pujara, Rohit take India to 297/5 on Day 1
COOLIDGE (Antigua), Aug 18: Cheteshwar Pujara immediately struck form with a fine century while Rohit Sharma hit 68 as India shrugged off initial wobble to score 297 for 5 against West Indies A on the opening day of their three-day warm-up game here. ...

Pakistan’s efforts snubbed at UNSC
UNITED NATIONS, Aug 17 - The rare closed-door consultations on Kashmir by the Security Council ended without any outcome or statement from the powerful 15-nation UN organ, dealing a huge snub to Pakistan and its all-weather ally China to internationa ...

Modi, Tshering sign 10 MoUs
THIMPHU, Aug 17 - Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bhutanese counterpart Lotay Tshering held wide ranging talks on Saturday during which they discussed steps to further expand the bilateral partnership across several sectors as the two nations si ...

OIL maintains growth, turnover Rs 15,170 cr
DULIAJAN, Aug 17 - Oil India Limited (OIL) held its 60th annual general meeting at its field headquarters here. The company has managed to maintain its growth graph and for the last finalised fiscal has achieved a turnover of Rs 15,170 crore, its hig ...

Prof Tabu Taid passes away
GUWAHATI, Aug 17 - Prof Tabu Ram Taid – eminent educationalist, linguist, writer, and administrator – passed away at Apollo Hospitals Guwahati this morning. He was 77. He leaves behind his wife, a daughter and a son. ...

NDA govt resorting to diversionary tactics: Gogoi
GUWAHATI, Aug 17 - Accusing the Central government of failing to act on the economic front, former Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is resorting to diversionary tactics on the issue. ...

Swiss NGO distributes aid among flood-hit
NORTH LAKHIMPUR, Aug 17 - Swiss NGO Aide et Action organised a flood response programme for the flood-affected families of Lakhimpur district on Wednesday last under the sponsorship of Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI). ...

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