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NDRF personnel taking part in a cleanliness drive on the Umananda Temple premises, in Guwahati on Sunday. – UB Photos
22 killed in US tornadoes
WASHINGTON, March 4: At least 22 people were killed in the US state of Alabama as a cluster of storms ripped through the country's Southeast region, spawning multiple tornadoes and leaving a trail of destruction. ...

Anti-terrorism protest at UN demands action against Pakistani terror sponsors, JeM chief
UNITED NATIONS, March 4: Members of the Indian community and international supporters held a protest outside the UN headquarters demanding that the international organisation act against Pakistani leaders abetting terrorism and impose an arms embargo ...

Not worthy of Nobel Peace Prize, says Imran Khan
ISLAMABAD, March 4: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, addressing calls by his countrymen on social media and in his government to award him a Nobel Peace Prize for "de-escalating" tensions with India, on Monday said that he is not worthy of the hon ...

Abhinandan flying fighter plane again depends on his fitness: IAF chief
COIMBATORE, March 4: Indian Air Force (IAF) chief B.S. Dhanoa on Monday said Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman will be allowed to fly a fighter plane again only if he is found physically fit. Speaking to the media here, Air Chief Marshal Dhanoa sai ...

Value of Dhoni and Jadhav is there for everyone to see
Nobody took India's loss of the two-match Twenty20 International (T20I) series to Australia all that seriously as the Indian selectors and the team management have been experimenting with the playing 11 in every game whatever be the format, keeping t ...

Heavy firing on LoC
JAMMU, March 4: Heavy firing took place on Monday between Indian and Pakistani troops on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Akhnoor sector, a defence official said. ...

Detained US-Saudi citizen beaten, tortured: Report
WASHINGTON, March 4: A dual US-Saudi citizen who has been detained in Saudi Arabia reportedly has been beaten and tortured, a media report said. ...

Balakot air strike proved India means business, says retired Air Marshal
GUWAHATI, March 3 - Lauding the Government of India move of carrying out air strikes on terrorist camps in Pakistan, former vice chief of the Indian Air Force (IAF), Air Marshal PK Barbora (Retd) said the action proved to the world that “India is no ...

Agencies ascertaining Azhar ‘death’ reports
NEW DELHI, March 3 - Intelligence agencies are trying to ascertain reports on the social media about the death of Jaish-e-Mohammad terror group chief Masood Azhar in Pakistan, officials said on Sunday. ...

8 killed in 56-hr gunfight in J&K
SRINAGAR, March 3 - Two militants, five security personnel, including a CRPF officer, and a civilian were killed in a 56-hour encounter in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Sunday. ...

New police range created at Tinsukia
JORHAT, March 3 - The Assam Police has created a new police range with its headquarters based at Tinsukia under a deputy inspector-general (DIG) of police in upper Assam by bifurcating the Jorhat-based Eastern Range, which is under a DIG as part of i ...

BJP rules out alliance with AGP
NEW DELHI, March 3 - It seems to be the end of the road for the BJP-AGP alliance in Assam, with the saffron party ruling out the possibility of any re-think on the issue. ...

Facebook executives to depose before House panel
NEW DELHI, March 3 - Facebook is sending Joel Kaplan, Vice President, Global Public Policy, to face the Parliamentary Committee on Information Technology (IT) on March 6 that will hear him what the social media giant, and its subsidiaries WhatsApp an ...

Over 54,000 migrants from Assam working in Kerala industries
PALAKKAD, March 3 - A total of 54,235 people from Assam – including 3,111 females and 10 transgenders – are currently working in various industries in the southern state of Kerala, according to figures provided by the Kerala government. ...

Major crackdown on illicit liquor in Cachar, 65 apprehended
SILCHAR, March 3 - Cracking the whip against the sale of illicit liquor, the Excise Department in Cachar district arrested as many as 65 persons from across the district. ...

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