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A strong wind lashed Guwahati for a brief period on Monday afternoon. – AT Photo
Kia Motors reveals first images of its upcoming mid-SUV
It is a known fact that Kia Motors, a South Korean automobile manufacturer is all set to hit the Indian roads soon. Now, the company has revealed the first sketch of its upcoming mid-size SUV ...

Hollywood actress pleads guilty in college admissions scandal
WASHINGTON, May 14: Hollywood actress Felicity Huffman has pleaded guilty to paying $15,000 to a fake charity that facilitated cheating when her daughter took the SATs for college admission. When she appeared in court in Boston on Monday, prosecutors ...

Miles to go before SDGs are achieved: Book
NEW DELHI, May 14: India had slipped considerably on the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). For instance, in 2015 half the population suffered from hunger. And, three years into the SDGs 29 states have been able to achieve only 42-69 per cent of ...

AICTE approves five courses of FTII
NEW DELHI, May 14: The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has granted approval to five courses of FTII under its newly-created Applied Arts and Crafts category, an official release said. ...

Doordarshan souvenir store available on Amazon
NEW DELHI, May 14: As part of its efforts to re-establish Doordarshan as "the channel of India" and to help viewers savour the nostalgia of its famous shows and serials, the national broadcaster on Monday launched its souvenir store on an e-commerce ...

Etihad puts riders for fund infusion, Jet revival an uphill task
NEW DELHI, May 14: Attaching too many riders for infusing funds into grounded Jet Airways, the Abu Dhabi-based Etihad has put the onus of reviving the airline on lenders led by State Bank of India (SBI). Besides offering a meagre fund infusion of Rs ...

Tiger Woods sued after employee dies in car crash
WASHINGTON, May 14: The family of a US man who was employed at a restaurant owned by Tiger Woods, has sued the ace golfer, his girlfriend and his company, saying they should have prevented him from drinking too much and driving to his death. ...

Twitter bug disclosed some iOS users' location data
SAN FRANCISCO, May 14: Twitter has disclosed a bug that shared some iOS users' data with an unnamed partner, even if the users did not opt to share data. The micro-blogging platform said it discovered that "we were inadvertently collecting and sharin ...

Facebook to raise pay for contract workers globally
SAN FRANCISCO, May 14: Facebook has decided to raise minimum wages to its outside vendors in the US to $20 per hour, and would implement the same for contractors in other countries including in India. Content moderators and other contract workers wil ...

Warner does it again, wins Orange Cap for 3rd time
NEW DELHI, May 14: Australian opener David Warner, who won the Orange Cap in the just concluded edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), became the first batsman to achieve the feat thrice in the tournament's history. Warner, who plays for Sunrise ...

India will miss Rishabh Pant in World Cup: Ganguly
KOLKATA, May 14: Former India skipper Sourav Ganguly believes that the Men in Blue will miss the services of Rishabh Pant in the upcoming World Cup in England and Wales starting May 30. Pant was not included in the 15-member World Cup squad with stum ...

AASU demands probe to identify guilty
GUWAHATI, May 13 - The All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) today demanded a detailed probe to trace the persons responsible for leaking out the names and addresses of those who filed objections on the draft of the National Register of Citizens (NRC). Th ...

Move to include Assamese language in Kendriya Vidyalayas
GUWAHATI, May 13 - It’s time Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and all the MPs from Assam in Rajya Sabha raised their voice for inclusion of the Assamese language as a subject in the Kendriya Vidyalayas located in the State, said Asam Sahitya Sabha p ...

AGP may not get RS berth from Assam
NEW DELHI, May 13 - In what could be bad news for the Asom Gana Parishad (AGP), the BJP central leadership has sounded out Assam BJP about the possibility of nominating Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan for Rajya Sabha from the State. ...

Miscreants deface AASU office at Basugaon
GUWAHATI, May 13 - The All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) today alleged that miscreants smeared with black paint the office premises of its Basugaon, Chirang unit last night where even the swahid bedi (the altar built in memory of martyrs) could not es ...

Iranian Foreign Minister visiting India
NEW DELHI, May 13 - Amid growing tensions between the US and Iran, the Foreign Minister of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif will pay a visit here and hold talks with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj tomorrow. ...

Situation in violence-hit Hailakandi improves
HAILAKANDI, May 13 - The situation in violence-hit Hailakandi has improved considerably even as curfew will remain in force for next ten days in the district. Army, RAF, CRPF and Assam Police staged a flag march today. ...

Forest officers seek shifting of mining activities from Kaziranga
GUWAHATI, May 13 - Senior Forest Department officials are of the opinion that stone mining activities can be shifted towards Nagaon away from the Kaziranga Watershed areas. They also called for a serious approach towards resolving the habitat issues ...

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