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People beating the heat in the stream behind the Basistha Temple in Guwahati on Saturday. – UB Photo
28 trucks loaded with fertiliser seized from Silchar ISBT
SILCHAR, July 21: Based on secret inputs, the Cachar Police seized as many as 28 trucks loaded with fertilisers from ISBT Silchar and detained three drivers in this connection. ...

Pakistan receives 4 international bidders for shipment of LNG
ISLAMABAD, July 21: Energy-starved Pakistan has received four bids from international bidders for the shipment of Liquefied Natural Gas for a 10-year period, officials said. ...

Mukesh Ambani keeps salary capped at Rs 15 crore for 11th year in a row
NEW DELHI, July 21: Richest Indian Mukesh Ambani has kept his annual salary from his flagship firm Reliance Industries capped at Rs 15 crore for the eleventh year on the trot. ...

No compromise on passenger safety: Civil aviation minister
NEW DELHI, July 21: Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said there would be no compromise on the safety of passengers and stressed that the narrative that airfares were shooting up was wrong. ...

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan leaves for US for first meeting with President Trump
ISLAMABAD, July 21: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan left for his maiden trip to the US to have face-to-face talks with President Donald Trump and reboot bilateral relations that were hit after he publicly criticised Islamabad, cancelled military a ...

Rohingya Muslims' attempt to enter Tripura prevented
AGARTALA, July 21: The Border Security Force (BSF) said the force has thwarted an attempt of at least 12 Rohingya Muslims to enter into Indian territory through Tripura from Bangladesh. ...

Interlocutor RN Ravi new Nagaland Governor
GUWAHATI, July 21 -Prime Minister Narendra Modi is keen on early resolution of the Naga political issues and that is the primary reason why Deputy National Security Adviser RN Ravi has been appointed as the Governor of Nagaland. Ravi is likely to tak ...

Sheila Dikshit passes away
NEW DELHI, July 21 - Senior Congress leader and three-time Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit passed away on Saturday afternoon at a private hospital here, her family and the party said. She was 81. ...

State govt plans more highlands in Kaziranga
GUWAHATI, July 21 -The nascent artificial highlands in Kaziranga, the plan of which led to a debate among conservationists, gave shelter to some 600 animals of the flooded national park during the last few days. ...

Water level recedes in some districts
GUWAHATI, July 21 -Water levels in some districts are receding and as of today, 44,08,142 people in 3,024 villages under 77 revenue circles of 24 districts are facing the wrath of flood, said the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) this ...

Govt mulls category-based surveillance mechanism
GUWAHATI, July 21 -The State government is mulling to adopt a category-based surveillance mechanism for illegal immigrants who would be eventually left out of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) since putting such a huge number of people in deten ...

Early morning quake jolts NE, 23rd this year
GUWAHATI, July 21 -The 23rd earthquake of the current year hit the northeastern region early this morning with a magnitude of 5.5 in the Richter scale. ...

Govt appoints 4 new Governors
NEW DELHI, July 21 -The government on Saturday appointed new Governors in four states, including in the politically restive West Bengal where former MP and noted Supreme Court lawyer Jagdeep Dhankhar has been named for the post. ...

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