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Ripening mangoes hanging from a tree in Guwahati on Tuesday. – Photo: Samarendra Sarma
'Should England be banned from hosting cricket tournaments?'
NEW DELHI, June 12: Just like every other cricket fan, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor is also disappointed by rain playing a spoilsport in the ongoing World Cup in England and Wales. ...

Social media flooded with Pant memes after WC call up
NEW DELHI, June 12: With Rishabh Pant set to join the Indian team in the UK for the World Cup as cover for an injured Shikhar Dhawan, funny posts filled social media, with fans posting tongue-in-cheek pictorial messages as to how the youngster was wa ...

Kohli lone cricketer in Forbes list of highest-paid athletes
NEW DELHI, June 12: India skipper Virat Kohli is the only cricketer in the Forbes 2019 list of 100 world's highest-paid athletes. ...

World's 100 big cities represent 10% global emissions: Study
LONDON, June 12: Consumption-based emissions from nearly 100 of the world's big cities already represent 10 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions, a new study said on Wednesday. ...

PM's Mann ki Baat to resume on June 30
NEW DELHI, June 12: The Mann ki Baat radio programme of Prime Minister Narendra Modi wll resume on June 30 after it was discontinued during the Lok Sabha elections in which he was a candidate. ...

Militant killed in gunfight in J&K's Sopore
SRINAGAR, June 12: One militant was killed in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore town on Wednesday. ...

Rishabh Pant to fly in as cover for Shikhar Dhawan
NEW DELHI, June 12: Young Rishabh Pant is set to go to England as cover for the injured Shikhar Dhawan even though the latter will continue to stay with the team and undergo treatment for his injury. ...

Hackers could be using DM route to hijack Twitter accounts
NEW DELHI, June 12: With the Twitter accounts of megastar Amitabh Bachchan and singer Adnan Sami getting hacked, security researchers have warned that users should think twice before clicking on the links received in the Twitter Direct Message (DMs). ...

NIA raids 7 premises in Coimbatore
CHENNAI/NEW DELHI, June 12: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday carried out search operations in seven places in Coimbatore, including the residence of a social media friend of the Sri Lanka easter blast mastermind, officials said. ...

Journalist thrashed, urinated upon by GRP men in UP
SHAMLI (Uttar Pradesh), June 12: Government Railway Police (GRP) personnel thrashed a journalist who was covering a train derailment near Dhimanpura in the early hours of Wednesday. ...

IAF leads massive ops in Arunachal to reach AN-32 crash site
ITANAGAR, June 12: The Indian Air Force, Army and the civil administration of Arunachal Pradesh started a massive operation on Wednesday to reach the site where the AN-32 aircraft of the Indian Air Force had crashed on June 3, a defence official said ...

Wreckage of missing AN-32 located
GUWAHATI, June 11 - Wreckage of the AN-32 transport aircraft of Indian Air Force (IAF) was located this afternoon in West Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh, eight days after it went missing en route to Mechuka from Jorhat IAF station. “The wreckage ...

India-Bangla border forces’ meet from today
NEW DELHI, June 11 - India is likely to raise the issue of illegal migration from Bangladesh and activities of insurgent outfits when the Border Security Force and Border Guard Bangladesh meet for their 48th Director General Level Border Coordination ...

Govt to introduce free dialysis in 18 hospitals
GUWAHATI, June 11 - The State Health department has decided to introduce free hemo-dialysis facilities in as many as 18 Government hospitals as part of the Pradhan Mantri National Dialysis Programme under the National Health Mission. As per the publi ...

SC orders release of scribe held for post on UP CM
NEW DELHI, June 11 - Observing that right to liberty is sacrosanct and “non-negotiable”, the Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered that journalist Prashant Kanojia, arrested for allegedly sharing objectionable posts on Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Ad ...

Centre clarifies on foreigners tribunal order
NEW DELHI, June 11 - The Centre on Tuesday clarified that the May 2019 amendment only lays down the modalities for the foreigners tribunals to decide on appeals made by persons not satisfied with the outcome of claims and objections filed against the ...

Kaziranga made water filter for forest guards
GUWAHATI, June 11 - An indigenously designed filter developed by a senior State forest officer is providing clean drinking water to forest guards in anti-poaching camps and remote areas. A significant aspect of the filter is that it requires no exter ...

State gears up to boost flood relief
GUWAHATI, June 11 - With the rainy season approaching, the State Government has started making preparations to mitigate the sufferings of the people during floods and the quantum of the State Disaster Response Fund has been increased for the current ...

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