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With Idd-ul-Fitre due to be celebrated on Saturday, a vendor is seen selling varieties of ittar (perfume) in Guwahati on Thursday. – UB Photos
Digital India is fight against touts: PM
New Delhi, June 15 (PTI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said his pet Digital India initiative is a war against touts and middlemen, helping check blackmoney and black marketing while creating immense job opportunities in small towns and rural ar ...

Tripura to give monthly pension of Rs 10,000 to journalists
Agartala, June 15 (IANS): The Tripura government has enhanced the journalists' pension from Rs 1,000 to Rs 10,000, a Minister here said. ...

NE health ministers discuss NEIGRIHMS issues with Nadda
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS): Health ministers of northeastern States on Thursday sought intervention of Union Health and Family Welfare Minister JP Nadda into the shortage of faculty members in the North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Heal ...

Need your blessings, will work for better Goa: Parrikar
Panaji, June 15 (IANS): In his first video address after returning to Goa, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has sought the blessings from the people and promised to work for the State's development and betterment. ...

Slain Kashmiri scribe Shujaat Bukhari laid to rest
Kreeri (J&K), June 15 (PTI, IANS): The skies opened up today as thousands of friends and admirers joined the funeral procession of veteran journalist Shujaat Bukhari, who was laid to rest in his ancestral village here a day after he was shot dead out ...

4 feared dead in Dima Hasao floods, landslides
HAFLONG, June 14 - At least four persons were today feared dead in Dima Hasao district that has been hit by flash flood and landslides disrupting road and rail communications following incessant rains. ...

India slams UN report on rights violations in Kashmir
GENEVA/NEW DELHI, June 14 - The UN today released first-ever report on alleged human rights violation in Kashmir and Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) and demanded an international probe into it, evoking a sharp reaction from India which termed the doc ...

AHRC orders probe into lynching incident
GUWAHATI, June 14 - The Assam Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has ordered a magisterial probe into the mob lynching incident at Dokmoka in Karbi Anglong. Taking a suo motu cognizance on the issue, the rights panel has written to the district magistrat ...

1.66 lakh people hit by floods in State
GUWAHATI, June 14 - Altogether 1,66,836 people in 370 villages of seven districts in the State have been affected by the first wave of flood of the year. The affected districts are Hojai, Cachar, Golaghat, Hailakandi, Karimganj, Karbi Anglong (East) ...

CBI starts probe into Rakesh Paul’s assets
GUWAHATI, June 14 - The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has begun the investigation into the disproportionate assets case against suspended chairman of the Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) Rakesh Paul. ...

Meghalaya signs MoU with Centre on health scheme
SHILLONG, June 14 - Meghalaya will join the Ayushman Bharat National Health Protection Mission, also known as the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Swashthya Suraksha Mission, on a convergence mode with the Megha Health Insurance Scheme (MHIS) transitioning t ...

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