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A vendor selling sewai on the eve of Id-ul-Fitr in Guwahati on Tuesday. – UB Photos
Citroen to launch a sub-4m compact SUV in 2021
Citroen, the French automaker plans to enter the Indian market in 2020 with its C5 Aircross SUV. The company's second offering for India will be a sub-4m compact SUV based on the C3 Aircross model that will be launched sometime in 2021. The new compa ...

Remove Imran, to save nation: Zardari
ISLAMABAD, June 5: Former Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has called for the immediate removal of Prime Minister Imran Khan to save the nation and end peopl's miosery. ...

'Iron Man' unveils tech initiative to save Earth
LAS VEGAS, June 5: "Iron Man" actor Robert Downey Jr. has announced a new initiative called The Footprint Coalition that would help clean up the planet using advanced technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI), robotics and nanotechnology. ...

RBI to go for another rate cut to spur growth
NEW DELHI/MUMBAI, June 5: A booster dose in the form of further rate cut is expected from the Reserve Bank to rekindle economic growth which has been stunted by low demand, receding production and stagnant wages. ...

MHA ready with fresh list of top 10 militants active in J&K
NEW DELHI, June 5: With eradication of terrorism from Jammu and Kashmir being the focus of new Union Home Minister Amit Shah, the Centre has issued a list of top 10 terrorists operating in the state who need to be eliminated. ...

Ram temple: VHP calls meeting, says construction to begin in 18 months
NEW DELHI, June 5: The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP), which has been in the forefront of a campaign for Ram temple construction in Ayodhya, has convened a meeting of its top leaders later this month to discuss the issue, amid its assertion that the wor ...

Major railway stations to have security access like airports
NEW DELHI, June 5: To ensure top-grade safety of the passengers and goods, major railway stations would have access control system at par with security arrangements seen at airports across the country. The railway stations would be closed from all th ...

4 killed in northern Australia shooting
DARWIN, June 5: A gunman shot dead four people and injured another at five different locations in the northern Australian city of Darwin, officials said. ...

Google celebrates 1st woman to receive a doctorate
NEW DELHI, June 5: Google on Wednesday celebrated Italian philosopher and theologian Elena Cornaro Piscopia with a Doodle. She is said to be the first woman to earn a PhD or doctorate degree and that too, at a time when the church did not view women ...

UGC revises guidelines to fill vacant faculty posts
NEW DELHI, June 5: In a bid to address the issue of shortage of quality teaching faculty in higher education institutions, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has issued fresh guidelines for the recruitment of faculty in these institutions. ...

Facebook honours Kochi teenager
KOCHI, June 5: Facebook has honoured a 19-year-old student from Kerala for spotting a memory corruption bug on its instant messaging platform WhatsApp, the media reported. ...

Indian economy grew 7.2% in 2018-19, likely to top at 7.5%: World Bank
NEW YORK, June 5: As Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman prepares her budget, the World Bank reports Indias economy grew by 7.2 per cent in 2018-19 in contrast to the recent Indian Central Statistical Office (CSO) estimate of only 6.8 per cent growth ...

Vistara grounds first Boeing jet due to technical glitch
NEW DELHI, June 5: Full-service carrier Vistara's first Boeing aircraft has been grounded due to an engine related technical glitch, industry sources said on Tuesday. The airline, however, rebuffed the claim and stated that the aircraft had been sent ...

Niu Neer coconut delivery app to serve coconut water
NEW DELHI, June 5: India's first fresh tender coconut delivery app is here. Niu Neer, India's first-ever tender coconut delivery service provider, is determined to offer India's beloved 'nariyal paani' with the utmost convenience and consistency. A c ...

Relentless Federer-Nadal book epic French date
PARIS, June 5: Spain's Rafael Nadal and Switzerland's Roger Federer overcame rains and opponents in the quarterfinals, setting up what is expected to be another epic showdown between them in the French Open semi-finals. On Tuesday, Nadal rolled to an ...

How are you, Tim Apple? Indian student asks Cook
SAN JOSE (CALIFORNIA), June 5: It was a dream come true for Delhi-based student Palash Taneja when he stood face to face with Apple CEO Tim Cook, along with 13 global students here and in that moment, came the witty question: How are you, Tim Apple? ...

No trace yet of missing AN-32 plane
GUWAHATI/NEW DELHI, June 4 - A long-range maritime reconnaissance aircraft of Indian Navy was deployed on Tuesday as part of a massive search operation to trace an AN-32 transport aircraft of the Indian Air Force which went missing around thickly-for ...

Id-ul-Fitr today
GUWAHATI, June 4 - Id-ul-Fitr, the festival of breaking the fast, would be celebrated by the people of Muslim community in the State along with the rest of the country tomorrow. The festival that marks the end of Ramzan month gives a message of unive ...

PM to meet CMs on June 15
NEW DELHI, June 4 - Prime Minister Narendra Modi has convened a meeting of chief ministers on June 15 to discuss internal security, water management and agriculture, official sources said. ...

State pollution officials make haste post NGT order
GUWAHATI, June 4 - Drawing, quiz and essay contests, and plantation drive – the State government’s green agenda seems to have been confined to these activities alone. And given the state of affairs, Assam has little reasons to celebrate the World Env ...

3 MLAs quit House membership
GUWAHATI, June 4 - Three out of the four legislators, who got elected to Lok Sabha from the State in the recent parliamentary polls, resigned from their membership of the Assam Legislative Assembly today. ...

Over 50 pc tracks under NFR to be electrified
GUWAHATI, June 4 - Work on preparation of Detailed Project report (DPR) for electrification at various sections is in progress and more than 50 per cent of the total railway tracks under the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) zone will be electrified b ...

Cargo flights to boost State’s agri exports
GUWAHATI, June 4 - Introduction of cargo flights from the Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport will give major boost to agriculture sector in Assam and the export of agriculture products from Assam to different parts of the world is like ...

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