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Peter Van Lengen, an expert from Brazil, interacting with visitors on the second day of the World Bamboo Workshop currently under way, in Imphal on Monday. – Photo: Correspondent
Parliamentary panel summons Twitter for alleged bias against 'nationalist' accounts
NEW DELHI, Feb 6: A parliamentary committee headed by BJP MP Anurag Thakur has summoned Twitter India along with representatives from Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology for alleged bias against "nationalist" accounts. ...

IRCTC partners with Magzter to provide unmatched online reading experience to passengers
NEW DELHI, Feb 6: IRCTC, the catering arm of the Indian Railways, has partnered with Magzter to provide unmatched online reading to its passengers while on the go. ...

Ireland to hold education fairs in Indian cities
NEW DELHI, Feb 6: The government of Ireland will organise education fairs for higher education aspirants in five major Indian cities from February 23 to March 3, said a statement. ...

Pro-Talk faction ULFA leader lauds Meghalaya CM for 'bold standa' on Citizenship Bill
SHILLONG, Feb 6: Praising Meghalaya Chief Minister, Conrad Sangma for his "bold stand" against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, United Liberation Front of Asom's (ULFA) pro-talk faction's General Secretary, Anup Chetia on Tuesday urged the peo ...

Indian communication satellite GSAT-31 launched successfully
CHENNAI, Feb 6: India's 40th communication satellite GSAT-31 was successfully put into orbit by an Ariane 5 rocket belonging to Arianespace on early on Wednesday, said Indian space agency ISRO and Arianespace. ...

Trump delivers State of the Union
WASHINGTON, Feb 6: US President Donald Trump kicked off his annual State of the Union address before Congress with a call for bipartisanship. ...

India obtains consular access to 117 students detained in US
NEW DELHI, Feb 6: The government said that it is in touch with the US authorities to ensure humane and dignified treatment of Indian students detained in that country for enrolling at a sham university, saying the Indian embassy and consulates have o ...

Maheshwari new Special Secretary, Internal Security
NEW DELHI, Feb 6: The Central government has appointed senior IPS officer A.P. Maheshwari as Special Secretary (Internal Security) in the Union Home Ministry. ...

Karl Marx's grave attacked 'with hammer' in London
LONDON, Feb 6: The grave of German political philosopher and revolutionary socialist Karl Marx at Highgate Cemetery in London has been vandalized. ...

Will decide at appropriate time to snap ties with NDA : Meghalaya CM
SHILLONG, Feb 6: Meghalaya Chief Minister and National People's Party (NPP) President Conrad Sangma has said his party will decide at an "appropriate time" on snapping ties with the NDA government over the the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bi ...

Continue NRC work; hold polls simultaneously
NEW DELHI, Feb 5 - The Centre and the State government came under fire today, with the Supreme Court charging that they were hell bent on not allowing the National Register of Citizens (NRC) work to continue. ...

RS likely to take up Citizenship Bill on Feb 12
NEW DELHI, Feb 5 - The Modi Government is likely to place the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016 for debate and passage in the Rajya Sabha on February 12, government sources said. ...

Govt committed to complete NRC work: Rajnath
NEW DELHI, Feb 5 - After the Centre was slammed by the Supreme Court, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has said the government is committed to complete the NRC process in Assam within the stipulated time and ensure that neither any Indian national’s ...

State budget today
GUWAHATI, Feb 5 - Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma will table the State budget for the year 2019-20 tomorrow at the Legislative Assembly. The full-fledged budget will be tabled in the House at 10:30 am. ...

SC asks Kolkata top cop to cooperate with CBI
NEW DELHI, Feb 5 - The Supreme Court Tuesday directed Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar to appear before the CBI and “faithfully” cooperate into the investigation of cases arising out of the Saradha chit fund scam, while it making it clear tha ...

Safe drinking water to all by 2030 in State: PHE minister
GUWAHATI, Feb 5 - The State government is working to fulfil the target of providing safe drinking water to all families in the State by 2030. ...

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