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Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh planting a sapling on the premises of a school in Ukhrul district on the occasion of the World Environment Day on Wednesday. – Photo: Correspondent
Assam linguistic minorities flay campaign to make Bengali Assam's first language
KOLKATA/GUWAHATI, June 6: A social media campaign that seeks to build a movement for making Bengali the first language of Assam in the coming 2021 census has raised the hackles of Bengali minority groups in the north-eastern state, who flay it as an ...

Internet telephoney helps gangsters make a killing from NCR jails
NEW DELHI, June 6: From betting on World Cup cricket to making extortion calls, gangsters lodged in Tihar and other prisons of the NCR are using internet telephoney (IP phone) to make a quick buck. Not just that, documents in possession of IANS revea ...

MNF will never support BJP, says Mizoram Chief Minister
AIZAWL, June 6: Despite ruling Mizo National Front (MNF) in Mizoram being a member of the BJP led North East Democratic Alliance (NEDA), the regional party would not support the saffron party in any case at the centre and in the state. Mizoram Chief ...

US-based Vattikuti Foundation sets up knowledge-sharing body in India
DETROIT (MICHIGAN), June 6: At a time when over 15 crore Indians face knee and hip joint problems and one in four needs urgent joint replacement surgeries, Detroit-based non-profit Vattikuti Foundation has set up a knowledge-sharing body in India for ...

Soon Alexa will plan family night outs, movie to dinner et all
LAS VEGAS, June 6: Amazon's personal assistant Alexa will soon be able to execute a complete family night out experience where it may book the movie (and let you watch a trailer too), make a restaurant reservation and pre-book an Uber to take all of ...

Ronaldo hat-trick helps Portugal beat Switzerland
Porto (Portugal) June 6: Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick to lead Portugal to a 3-1 victory over Switzerland and a berth in the 2018-2019 Nations League final. In Sunday's first-ever championship match of this new UEFA international tournament, t ...

Id-ul-Fitr celebrated
GUWAHATI, June 5 - Id-ul-Fitr, the holy festival of the Muslims marking the month-long fasting of Ramzan, was celebrated with traditional gaiety and religious fervour across the State today. The city, too, had its fair share of the celebrations, with ...

Move to set up 200 new FTs
GUWAHATI, June 5 - The Gauhati High Court will soon start the process of selection of members to be appointed in the new Foreigners Tribunals to be set up under the provisions of the Foreigners’ Act. In the first phase, 200 new Tribunals will be set ...

Inclement weather hampers search Missing AN-32 aircraft
GUWAHATI, June 5 - The search for the AN-32 transport aircraft of IAF which went missing over the Mechuka hills in Arunachal Pradesh entered the third day today, but there has been no trace of the aircraft. ...

EC may revisit penal provision: CEC
NEW DELHI, June 5 - The Election Commission may “revisit” a rule that provides for prosecution of an elector if a complaint of EVM and VVPAT machine malfunction turns out to be false, Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora has said. ...

State govt to review language policy
GUWAHATI, June 5 - The State education department will put the matter of language policy for primary education in the agenda of next Cabinet meeting of the government for further consideration. This was stated by State Chief Secretary Alok Kumar on T ...

Assam Police tweet on ganja seizure goes viral
GUWAHATI, June 5 - The Assam Police has found a huge amount of cannabis and also a unique way to disseminate this piece of information to the people. ...

Blasting destroying valuable rocks in State
GUWAHATI, June 5 - Based on the lithological composition and age-dating, the rocks of Shillong Shield, parts of Karbi Anglong and Goalpara districts are found to be similar to the Archaean rocks of Rajmahal area in mainland India. This proves that th ...

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