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People paying tribute to the CRPF personnel who were killed in a terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir, in Tezpur on Friday. – UB Photos
Kerala priest gets 60 years in jail for rape
KANNUR (Kerala) Feb 16: A 51-year-old Kerala Catholic priest Robin Vadakkumchery on Saturday was sentenced to 60 years in jail in three different cases of rape and abuse of minor girls. ...

Twitter users can soon 'clarify' tweets, says CEO Jack Dorsey
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 16: While Twitterati are waiting for an "edit" feature, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has said the micro-blogging platform is considering a "clarify" feature for its over 330 million users. ...

NaMo app crosses 1 crore downloads on Android despite controversies
NEW DELHI, Feb 16: With over one crore downloads at Google Play store in four years since its launch, the Narendra Modi (NaMo) app, the official app of the Prime Minister, has established itself as a major platform to share the opinions of the govern ...

Twitter working on Snapchat-like camera feature: Report
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 16: Micro-blogging site Twitter has reportedly been developing a "News Camera" functionality that would allow users to add captions to photos, videos and live broadcasts - Snapchat-style. ...

Beta version of 'WhatsApp Business' available on iOS
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 16: The beta version of "WhatsApp Business" -- a free-to-download communication tool specifically designed for small businesses -- has been made available for iOS users. ...

Banned cough syrup worth over Rs 15 lakh seized
DHUBRI, Feb 16: In an operation by Dhubri police at Naldob, Rowmati Part-II area under Chapor PS, more than 100 boxes of Ownrex cough dyrup worth Rs 15.60 lakh were seized. ...

Sikkim to extend its fight against drug, alcohol abuse to all state schools
GANGTOK, Feb 16: After achieving significant success in sensitising the school children regarding the danger of drug and alcohol abuse through its SAATHI (Sikkim Against Addiction Towards Healthy India) programme, the Sikkim government is planning to ...

Candlelight vigil in Dhubri condemning Pulwama attack
DHUBRI, Feb 16: Thousands of people, representing different organisations, clubs, institutions, etc., hit the streets of Dhubri town on Friday evening with candles and placards in their hands to condemn the Pulwama attack and to pay tribute to the ma ...

Pulwama fallout: US for India's bid to name Masood Azhar as global terrorist
NEW DELHI, Feb 16: US National Security Advisor Ambassador John Bolton, in a telephonic conversation with his Indian counterpart Ajit Doval, has extended support for India's bid to designate Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) chief Masood Azhar as a global terro ...

Pakistan foreign secretary meets P-5 envoys, rejects India's allegations on Kashmir attack
ISLAMABAD, Feb 16: Pakistan Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua has met the envoys of P-5 nations and rejected India's allegations of Islamabad's involvement in the terror attack on a paramilitary convoy in Jammu and Kashmir. ...

Terror groups can't hide, will be punished: PM
YAVATMAL (Maharashtra), Feb 16: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday here said terror groups who perpetrated the Pulwama attack that left 49 CRPF troopers dead, cannot hide and "will be punished" as the security forces have been given a "free han ...

Five killed in US industrial park shooting
WASHINGTON, Feb 16: Five persons have been killed and several others injured after a gunman opened fire at an industrial park in the US state of Illinois, police said. ...

India says Pakistan's links with Pulwama attack clear for all to see
NEW DELHI, Feb 16: India has rejected Pakistan Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua's claims denying her country's links to the Pulwama terror attack, saying that JeM, which claimed responsibility for the attack on Thursday, is based in Pakistan, and the ...

Modi warns Pak over Pulwama attack
NEW DELHI, Feb 15 - In a strong warning to Pakistan over the Pulwama terror attack, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today declared those responsible will pay a “very heavy price” and said the security forces have been given a free hand to decide on the ...

Punish perpetrators, appeals State martyr’s daughter
KALABARI/GUWAHATI, Feb 15 - “The perpetrators must be punished for killing my father, our jawans, even if it means carrying out surgical strikes across the border,” demanded the daughter of CRPF Head Constable Maneswar Basumatari, who was martyred in ...

India launches diplomatic offensive against Pak
NEW DELHI, Feb 15 - In a major diplomatic offensive against Islamabad after the Pulwama terror attack, India held a briefing for envoys of 25 countries, including from P5 nations – US, China, Russia, the UK and France – during which it highlighted Pa ...

CM reviews NRC update work
GUWAHATI, Feb 15 - Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today chaired a meeting here to discuss various issues pertaining to the claim and objection process during the National Register of Citizens (NRC) updating work. ...

State pays tribute to martyred jawans
GUWAHATI, Feb 15 - The State, including organisations and individuals from various walks of life, bowed in unison to pay respect to the security personnel who lost their lives in the ghastly attack on February 14 in Jammu and Kashmir. ...

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