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A farmer working in his paddy field at Rongdoi in Jorhat district, on Thursday. – UB Photos
Yoga hasn't reached poor, tribals: Modi
RANCHI, June 21: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that yoga hasn't reached the poor people and tribal belts of the country, and urged them to make yoga an integral part of their lives. He also gave the moto "yoga for peace, harmony and pro ...

Bullet proof equipment used by security forces being reviewed in J&K
SRINAGAR, June 21: The security forces in Jammu and Kashmir are taking both immediate and long term remedial measures to counter the threat posed to deployed troops by militants' use of steel-coated armour piercing bullets by the terrorists in the st ...

Bangladesh gave us a few butterflies, admits Finch
NOTTINGHAM, June 21: Australia skipper Aaron Finch admitted that Bangladesh did give them a few butterflies during their unsuccessful chase of 382 in the World Cup game played between the two sides at Trent Bridge. ...

Hum-Bull: The new nickname for David Warner
NOTTINGHAM, June 21: Australian opener David Warner has been in great form in the ongoing World Cup. So far he has amassed 447 runs at an average of 89.40 in six matches, which include two hundreds as well. ...

Inexperience of chasing big totals led to our loss: Tamim
NOTTINGHAM, June 21: Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal admitted that it was their lack of experience chasing big totals which led to their defeat against Australia in their World Cup match at Trent Bridge. ...

Diego Maradona dismisses Alzheimer's rumours
BUENOS AIRES, June 21: Argentina football great Diego Maradona has posted a video on the social media denying reports that he was suffering from Alzheimer's disease. ...

Apple recalls MacBook Pro units over battery fire risk
SAN FRANCISCO, June 21: Apple has recalled a limited number of older generation 15-inch MacBook Pro units which contain a battery that may overheat and pose a safety risk. ...

Google abandons its pixel tablet dream: Report
SAN FRANCISCO, June 21: Confirming that there would be no upcoming sequel to its Pixel Slate, Google has seemingly abandoned its tablet-making efforts and focus mainly on making laptops. ...

Motu and Patlu performs yoga with Modi
RANCHI, June 21: Iconic cartoon characters Motu and Patlu also performed yoga with Prime Minister Narendra here on the occasion of the fifth International Yoga Day. ...

Yuvraj to play for Toronto Nationals in Global T20
NEW DELHI, June 21: Former Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh has been picked by the Toronto Nationals as per Global T20 Canada. They took to Twitter to make the announcement. ...

ITBP personnel perform yoga at 13,050 feet in Himachal
MANALI, June 21: Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel on Friday participated in a yoga session at the majestic snow-covered Rohtang Pass, located at an altitude of 13,050 feet in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district, officials said. ...

Bullet proof equipment used by security forces being reviewed in J&K
SRINAGAR, June 21: The security forces in Jammu and Kashmir are taking both immediate and long term remedial measures to counter the threat posed to deployed troops by militants' use of steel-coated armour piercing bullets. ...

Yoga is force for fighting climate change, fostering global harmony: UN
UNITED NATIONS, June 21: Deputy UN Secretary-General Amina Mohammed has said that yoga can help the world in these troubled times by inspiring the adoption of a sustainable lifestyle to fight climate change and by promoting tolerance and peace. ...

Modi performs yoga with 30,000 people in Ranchi
Ranchi, June 21: Prime Minister Narendra Modi performed yoga along with around 30,000 people in Ranchi on Friday on the occasion of the fifth International Yoga Day. ...

Govt will amend Citizenship Act, strengthen NRC: Kovind
NEW DELHI, June 20 - Reiterating Centre’s stand on the citizenship Bill and National Register of Citizens (NRC), President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday said that the government will amend the Citizenship Act while protecting the linguistic, cultural a ...

NHPC carrying out construction defying NGT: AASU
GUWAHATI, June 20 - The All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) today alleged that the National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) has been defying all the legal provisions and the consensus arrived at the tripartite talks on the issue of carrying out c ...

AGP team meets Modi, Shah
NEW DELHI, June 20 - Union Home Minister, Amit Shah is likely to visit Assam during the first week of August. ...

Plea to reverify 100 pc names in draft NRC in select dists
NEW DELHI, June 20 - The Assam Public Works (APW) has filed a fresh affidavit in the Supreme Court in the National Register of Citizens (NRC) case seeking 100 per cent reverification of names in some select districts of Assam. The APW, which is the p ...

Emulate Bishnu Rabha’s ideals: Sonowal
GUWAHATI, June 20 - Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today conferred the Bishnu Rabha Award 2019 on dance exponent Kumari Laitonjam Ebampisok Devi and mask artisan Rebakanta Mahanta at the Bishnu Rabha Divas programme organised by the State cultural ...

Several senior NE militant outfit leaders in Myanmar custody
GUWAHATI, June 20 - A number of senior leaders of the militant outfits of North East have been taken into custody by Myanmar Army as part of the operation to flush out the militants from the territory of that country. However, the movement of small g ...

Bholanath Borooah’s bust to be unveiled today
GUWAHATI, June 20 - A bust of ‘Sadagar’ Bholanath Borooah will be unveiled and a charitable dispensary will be opened at the precincts of Earle Holiday Home on Oakland Road in Shillong tomorrow. ...

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