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Manipur and Nagaland Governor PB Acharya distributing water storage tanks to harvest rain water at a function held at Raj Bhawan in Imphal on Saturday. – Photo: Correspondent
Preparations on for launch of Chandrayaan-2: ISRO chief
TIRUPATI, July 14: ISRO is all set for the country's prestigious lunar mission, Chandrayaan-2, and all preparations are going on for its launch on July 15, the space agency's chairman K Sivan said. ...

First Rafale delivery in September 2019 as per schedule
KOLKATA, July 14: The first Rafale fighter jet will be delivered to the Indian Air Force in September 2019 as per schedule, a top government official said. ...

India likely to continue supporting Afghanistan despite US drawdown: Pentagon
WASHINGTON, July 14: India is likely to continue supporting Afghanistan with its financial and other assistance despite the US' troop withdrawal to limit the Taliban, Pakistani and Chinese influence, the Pentagon has told the Congress. ...

$5 bn US fine set for Facebook on privacy probe: Report
WASHINGTON, July 14: US regulators have approved a USD 5 billion penalty to be levied on Facebook to settle a probe into the social network's privacy and data protection lapses, the Wall Street Journal reported. ...

'Stars align' as Federer seeks to break Djokovic spell in Wimbledon final
LONDON, July 14: Eight-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer believes the "stars have aligned" as he attempts to become the oldest Grand Slam winner of modern times in Sunday's final against Novak Djokovic. ...

Indian women's football team jumps 6 places to 57 in FIFA rankings
NEW DELHI, July 14: The Indian women's football team jumped six places to 57th in the latest FIFA rankings on the back of some impressive performance in the past few months. ...

Kohli lends support to "honest and committed" de Villiers
NEW DELHI, July 14: India skipper Virat Kohli has lent his support to Royal Challengers Bangalore teammate AB de Villiers after the retired South African great broke his silence on his recent controversy. ...

Flood situation in State worsens
GUWAHATI, July 13 - The flood situation in the State worsened with the number of people hit by floodwaters shooting up to 14,06,710 in 2,168 villages under 80 revenue circles of 25 districts during the past 24 hours. One more case of flood-related de ...

No shortage of funds for flood relief: CM
GUWAHATI, July 13 - There is no shortage of funds to provide relief to the flood affected people, asserted Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal. However, he admitted that strengthening the old flood control structures in the State would take some time a ...

Poaching threat: Special forces deployed in KNP
GUWAHATI, July 13 - As the threat of poaching looms large over flooded Kaziranga, the forest department has deployed its special Rhino Protection Force in the national park. ...

Floods also time when children fall prey to trafficking
GUWAHATI, July 13 - Adolescent and Child Rights Network, Assam (ACRNA), a civil society platform for organisations working on adolescents and children rights, has voiced concern over the “violation of children’s rights to protection” during flood-tim ...

BJP wins 85 per cent panchayat seats in Tripura
AGARTALA, July 13 - The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is all set to win 85 per cent of the seats in the three-tier Panchayat in Tripura unopposed as opposition parties could not field candidates in most of the seats. ...

India-Myanmar joint border survey commences
IMPHAL, July 13 - Officials of India and Myanmar on Thursday started a joint survey at the controversial Indo-Myanmar border pillar 82. ...

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