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Mising women in North Lakhimpur drying burnt rice husk in the sun for preparation of rice beer (sai mod) for the ensuing Ali Aye Ligang which is due to be celebrated on February 20. – Photo: Farhana Ahmed
Security cover of 5 J&K separatist leaders withdrawn
JAMMU, Feb 17: The Jammu and Kashmir authorities on Sunday decided to withdraw the security cover of five separatist leaders, including Mirwaiz Umer Farooq. ...

Can Artificial Intelligence take away your job? Probably not
NEW DELHI, Feb 17: If the buzz around Artificial Intelligence (AI) has left you nervous that it would soon take away your job and the technology works better than your brain, you are probably mistaken. ...

Karachi school loses registration as students sing Indian songs
KARACHI, Feb 17: A school in Karachi lost its registration after a video of its children singing Indian songs with the tricolour in the background at a function went viral. ...

RBI may impose penalty on Yes Bank for info disclosure leading to stock soaring
NEW DELHI, Feb 17: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) may impose monetary penalty on Yes Bank for breaching the confidentiality norms of its communications exchange with the private bank which the central bank is said to be treating as a market-related ...

Indian salesman accused of sexually harassing teenager in Dubai mall
DUBAI, Feb 17: An Indian salesman has been accused of sexually harassing a 15-year-old girl at a mall in Dubai. ...

Novel tools could help treat patients with TB
NEW YORK, Feb 17: New diagnostic tools such as Machine Learning and precision medicine could help identify tuberculosis patients with the highest risk of reactivation of the disease, say researchers. ...

India imposes 200% import duty on Pak goods
NEW DELHI, Feb 17: After withdrawing the Most Favoured Nation status to Pakistan, India has slapped a 200 per cent import duty on all goods originating or exported from Pakistan. ...

Rajinikanth not to contest Lok Sabha polls
CHENNAI, Feb 17: Superstar Rajinikanth on Sunday announced that he won't contest the coming Lok Sabha battle and that his target was only the Tamil Nadu Assembly polls. ...

How the CRPF troopers got trapped
SRINAGAR/NEW DELHI, Feb 17: Valentine's Day isn't a very popular event among the forces, yet for over 2,500 men of CRPF's 76th Battalion returning from leave to join duty in Srinagar, the bus ride from Jammu starting as early as 2.33 am was to be mem ...

Curfew continues in Jammu
JAMMU, Feb 17: A curfew in Jammu continued for a third consecutive day on Sunday with the authorities saying that it will remain in force until the law and order situation improves in the city. "The situation was normal and under control during the n ...

Kashmiri students turned out of PG accommodations in Haryana after Pulwama attack
CHANDIGARH, Feb 17: Over 100 Kashmiri students, including girls, have been turned out of their paying guest (PG) accommodations in Mullana village in Haryana's Ambala district, forcing them to seek refuge with the authorities of a private deemed univ ...

Maneswar Basumatary accorded State funeral
GUWAHATI/JALUKBARI, Feb 16 - The mortal remains of slain CRPF jawan Maneswar Basumatary wrapped in Tricolour reached Guwahati this evening. He was accorded a State funeral at his village Kalbari near Tamulpur in Baksa district later this evening. The ...

Rajnath reviews security after Pulwama attack
NEW DELHI, Feb 16 - Home Minister Rajnath Singh today reviewed the security situation in the country, particularly in Jammu and Kashmir, two days after the killing of CRPF jawans in an audacious terror attack in Pulwama, officials said. During the me ...

Myanmar govt acts tough on NE militant outfits
GUWAHATI, Feb 16 - After repeated persuasion by India, the Myanmar government has finally started acting tough on militant groups using the territory of the neighbouring country as safe sanctuary and a permanent camp of the Myanmar army has been set ...

Parties support security forces in defending nation
NEW DELHI, Feb 16 - Political parties today put up a united face as they underlined India’s determination to fight terrorism following the Pulwama terror attack and expressed their solidarity with security forces in defending the country’s unity and ...

Manpower shortage hits APDCL
GUWAHATI, Feb 16 - The Assam Power Distribution Company Ltd (APDCL) is facing a severe shortage of field level technical staff with no remedy in sight at present. This situation may be attributed to the lack of clarity in the official recruitment pol ...

Rahul to visit State on Feb 21
GUWAHATI, Feb 16 - Congress president Rahul Gandhi will visit the State on February 21. His visit will come 11 days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi toured the Northeast and addressed a mammoth gathering at Changsari near here where he launched a s ...

Assam’s heritage depiction attracts Kumbh Mela visitors
GUWAHATI, Feb 16 - Visitors at the ongoing Kumbh Mela, 2019 at Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh are savouring the famed natural heritage of Assam, thanks to its poignant depiction by an artist. ...

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