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An umbrella providing respite to a pedestrian from the sweltering heat, in Guwahati on Sunday. – UB Photos
2019 Suzuki Gixxer images leaked online
Suzuki is all set to launch the 2019 Gixxer 150 in India by the end of July. Ahead of its launch, a brochure revealing the images of the bike has been leaked online. The upcoming Gixxer 150 gets a muscular Streetfighter styling and expected to be pri ...

Kohli, Bumrah set to be rested for WI limited overs leg
SOUTHAMPTON, June 24: India captain Virat Kohli and pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah are set to be rested for the limited overs series against the West Indies, scheduled in the United States and the Caribbean, starting August 3. ...

Six Indians arrested for smuggling gold in Sri Lanka
COLOMBO, June 24: Six Indians have been arrested by the Sri Lankan authorities for allegedly attempting to smuggle gold worth Rs 30 lakhs to India, a media report said on Sunday. ...

Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari gets death threat
NEW DELHI, June 24: Delhi BJP president Manoj Tiwari has received a death threat through an SMS on his personal phone number, in which the sender said he is under "extreme compulsion" to eliminate the leader. ...

Trump says reelection 'easier' if he is impeached
WASHINGTON, June 24: US President Donald Trump said in an interview broadcast on Sunday his chances of retaining the White House in 2020 would be strengthened if Democratic lawmakers start impeachment proceedings against him. ...

2 more AES deaths in Muzaffarpur, toll rises to 152
PATNA/MUZAFFARPUR, June 24: Two more children died in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district on Sunday due to acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) even as officials asserted that afflictions and casualties had begun to dwindle with the onset of rains. ...

14 killed as tent collapses at Rajasthan religious gathering
JAIPUR, June 24: At least 14 people were killed and 26 others when a storm played havoc around 3.30 p.m. Most participants were senior citizens," said District Collector Himanshu Gupta. ...

Railways plans to run Delhi-Mumbai, Delhi-Howrah trains at 160 kmh
NEW DELHI, June 24: In a bid to reduce travel time, the Indian Railways, under its 100-day action plan, envisages increasing the speeds of trains on the Delhi-Mumbai and Delhi-Howrah routes at an investment of over Rs 13,500 crore, officials said. ...

Three girls drown in Dhakuakhana
NORTH LAKHIMPUR, June 23 - Three young girls belonging to the same neighbourhood lost their lives while crossing a river on a boat in Dhakuakhana subdivision of Lakhimpur district today. ...

Bid to boost tea tourism in State
GUWAHATI, June 23 - With an aim to boost tea tourism, a one-of-its kind tea lounge in the State which will offer the best of teas and house a tea restaurant will be unveiled at the Guwahati Tea Auction Centre on Tuesday. ...

India rejects US religious freedom report
NEW DELHI, June 23 - India on Sunday rejected a US religious freedom report, saying it sees no locus standi for a foreign government to pronounce on the state of its citizens’ constitutionally protected rights. ...

Modi keen on comprehensive solution to NE militancy
NEW DELHI, June 23 - The Government of India has formulated a policy to further improve ties with the neighbouring countries, which will hold the key to successful implementation of the Act East Policy. On the other hand, Prime Minister Narendra Modi ...

Expert panel suggests ways to meet target
NEW DELHI, June 23 - Think tank NITI Aayog on Sunday said that expert panel for macroeconomics and employment came out with suggestions to achieve $5-trillion economy target during an interaction with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. ...

Move to regulate coaching institutes in State
GUWAHATI, June 23 - The State education department is in the process of constituting a committee to check the mushrooming of coaching institutes and regulate them. ...

Assam Police mobile app soon to check crimes against women
GUWAHATI, June 23 - The Assam Police will soon introduce a free mobile phone application for women in distress, through which an SOS alert could be raised for police to react at the shortest possible time. ...

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