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Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh distributing welfare scheme cards to beneficiaries during a function at Mayang Imphal on Sunday. – Correspondent
India-set film on taboos around menstruation finds Oscar glory
LOS ANGELES, Feb 25: "Period. End of Sentence", an India-set film on the taboos around menstruation, won an Oscar in the Documentary Short Subject category at the 91st Academy Awards ceremony. ...

How an illiterate rickshaw-puller from Assam became a mascot for education
NEW DELHI, Feb 24: Ahmed Ali from Assam's Karimganj district, while pulling his cycle rickshaw one day in the late 1970s, felt miserable at the realization that like him his soon-to-be-born child too will remain illiterate and may have to pull a rick ...

Akbar case: Journalist Priya Ramani gets bail
NEW DELHI, Feb 25: A Delhi court on Monday granted bail to journalist Priya Ramani in a defamation case filed by former Union Minister MJ Akbar. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal granted bail to Ramani asking her to furnish a pers ...

PM-KISAN Scheme won't help Modi win elections: Gehlot
JAIPUR, Feb 25: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Sunday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of cashing in on farmers' plight for votes and said that launching the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme at end of his tenure will ...

Himachal avalanche: Rescue operation for 5 missing troopers resumes
SHIMLA, Feb 25: A day after snowfall halted the search operation for five troopers, who went missing last week after an avalanche hit Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh, the operation began again on Monday, officials said. ...

Trump delays tariff increases on China, to meet Xi
WASHINGTON, Feb 25: US President Donald Trump has delayed the March 1 deadline to increase American tariffs on Chinese goods and said that he would be planning a summit with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at his Florida resort to finalise a trade ...

Mate X availability in India will depend on 5G network: Huawei
BARCELONA, Feb 25: Dashing hopes of Indian consumers willing to acquire the just-released foldable phone from Huawei any time soon, the company says it is not planning to bring a 4G version of the Mate X shortly and that its availability will depend ...

Arunachal Deputy CM’s house torched
ITANAGAR, Feb 24 - Mobs protesting against the Permanent Resident Certificate (PRC) continued their violence spree in Arunachal Pradesh on Sunday, burning down the house of Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein, authorities said. ...

Illegal migration stopped because of NRC: Mukhi
NEW DELHI, Feb 24 - Assam Governor Jagdish Mukhi on Saturday said the roll-out of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) to identify illegal immigrants from Bangladesh has resulted in “totally containing” fresh influx of Bangladeshis into the State. ...

State hooch toll mounts to 143
JORHAT, Feb 24 - The death toll due to consumption of spurious liquor by people in Golaghat and Jorhat districts mounted to 143 till Sunday evening. In Golaghat district the toll rose to 85 from 59 yesterday, while in Jorhat district the number of de ...

State govt apathy hits Border Police functioning
GUWAHATI, Feb 24 - Though Assam has been facing the problem of infiltration of foreigners for a long time, strengthening the Border Police force, which functions under the Prevention of Infiltration of Foreigners (PIF) scheme, has never been the prio ...

Excise staff ignored alert after UP tragedy
GUWAHATI, Feb 24 - Laxity of excise officials in Jorhat and Golaghat districts have come under the scanner after it emerged that the excise commissionerate had sent out an alert to all districts on February 9 following the hooch tragedy in Uttar Prad ...

Anti-national FB post, Tripura youth arrested from Mysuru
AGARTALA, Feb 24 - Tripura police picked up one Pramesh Debbarma from a hotel in Mysuru in Karnataka for uploading an offensive video in the Face Book immediately after the Pulwama incident. The content of the video was objectionable and considered a ...

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