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The Surya Kiran team performing during the diamond jubilee celebration of 43 Squadron of IAF at the Indian Air Force Station in Jorhat, on Sunday. – UB Photos
Man arrested for vulgar tweet against Priyanka Gandhi
PATNA, Feb 4: A man was arrested in Bihar's Katihar district for posting a vulgar tweet against Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi, police said on Monday. ...

Four children burnt to death in Bihar
PATNA, Feb 4: Four children of a family were burnt death in Bihar's Bhagalpur district on Monday when eight houses in a village caught fire, police said. ...

Thick fog in Delhi hits road-rail-air traffic
NEW DELHI, Feb 4: Dense fog descended over the national capital on a cold Monday morning bringing down visibility to 50 metres disrupting road, rail and air traffic as the minimum temperature was recorded at 8 degrees Celsius, one notch below normal. ...

Google deletes 29 apps that steal users' information
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 4: Google has deleted 29 malicious "beauty camera" apps that were sharing pornographic content and forwarding users, particularly in India, to phishing websites to steal their information. ...

Thousands take holy dip at Kumbh on 'Mauni Amavasya'
PRAYAGRAJ, Feb 4: Hundreds and thousands of devotees from various parts of the world braved the cold and fog on Monday morning and took a holy dip in the Sangam -= the trinity of holy rivers Ganga, Yamuna and the mystical Saraswati, on the occasion o ...

Crocodiles, snakes wash up in Australia floods
CANBERRA, Feb 4: Devastating floods in Australia has forced thousands of people from their homes and brought snakes and crocodiles onto the streets as the weather office on Monday forecast more rain with damaging wind gusts. ...

Google testing new features on Gmail for Android
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 4: Google is reportedly testing a set of new inbox features like pinned messages, reminders and category bundles for the new Gmail for Android. ...

Twitter may add edit feature
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 4: Micro-blogging site Twitter is considering the possibility of adding support for editing tweets, but the original version of the tweet would still be viewable. ...

US immigration officials arrest Grammy-nominated rapper
WASHINGTON, Feb 4: The US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has arrested Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage, saying he was illegally present in the country, according to an agency spokesperson. ...

Wreckage of plane carrying missing footballer Emiliano Sala found
LONDON, Feb 4: Wreckage from the plane carrying Argentine football star Emiliano Sala that disappeared over the English Channel almost two weeks ago has been found, according a marine scientist leading a search team. ...

No Bangladeshi national sought shelter in Assam officially
GUWAHATI, Feb 3 - Though the Government of India has decided to issue long term visa to persons belonging to the minority communities in Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan, no one has so far applied for it in Assam after coming from Bangladesh. Mor ...

Centre may rethink on Citizenship Bill
NEW DELHI Feb 3 - Amid intense speculation, the Centre is reconsidering the move to bring the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 in Rajya Sabha, given the opposition from a section of NDA partners. Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu has convened a ...

Manipur film director returns Padma Shri over Citizenship Bill
IMPHAL, Feb 3 - Veteran filmmaker from Manipur Aribam Syam Sharma today announced his decision to return the Padma Shri as a mark of protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016. Talking to reporters at his residence at Thangmeiband in Impha ...

KK Handiqui State Open University confers 10,330 graduate degrees
GUWAHATI, Feb 3 - The Krishna Kanta Handiqui State Open University (KKHSOU) in its third convocation held today at Srimanta Sankaradeva International Auditorium on the Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra premises here, conferred honorary PhD degree to < ...

Probe police recruitment board chief’s role
GUWAHATI, Feb 3 - The Gauhati High Court has directed the State Chief Secretary to conduct an inquiry into the role of State Level Police Recruitment Board chairman Pradeep Kumar vis-à-vis steps initiated for selection of a professional agency to fac ...

ASEAN-India Youth Summit gets under way
GUWAHATI, Feb 3 - Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurating the 2nd ASEAN-India Youth Summit here today underlined the need for mutual cooperation among the ASEAN countries for strengthening multilateral relations in the region. ...

A collaborative push to orange revolution
SONAPUR, Feb 3 - Bimal Ronghang, an orange farmer at Marlap village on the picturesque Assam-Meghalaya border in Kamrup (Metro) district, barely earned two-three rupees per orange till two years back due to the presence of a thriving middleman racket ...

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