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Education Minister Siddhartha Bhattacharya addressing mediapersons after the declaration of HSLC exam results, in Guwahati on Wednesday. – UB Photos
Suzuki to launch Gixxer SF 250 at Rs.1.80 lakhs
Suzuki is all set to launch its Gixxer 250 model in India on May 20. A brochure revealing the looks and technical details of the bike have been leaked online. The image clearly shows that the new Suzuki ...

EC's integrity at stake, says Chandrababu Naidu
AMARAVATI, May 16: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu has termed as 'disturbing' the Election Commission's action cutting short the election campaign in West Bengal by a day and has said that the poll panel's integrity is at stake. ...

Top JeM commander among 5 killed in J&K gunfight
SRINAGAR, May 16: Three Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) militants, including a top commander who masterminded the 2017 attack on a CRPF camp, a soldier and a civilian were killed in a gunfight on Thursday in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, police said. ...

Ex-Supreme Court judge Madan Lokur appointed to Fiji SC
NEW DELHI, May 16: Retired Supreme Court judge Justice Madan Lokur has become the first judge from the Indian apex court to be appointed to the Supreme Court of Fiji's non-resident panel for a period of three years. ...

Chennaiyin FC suffer first AFC Cup defeat to Abahani
DHAKA, May 16: Chennaiyin FC endured their first AFC Cup defeat after they went down 2-3 to Abahani Limited Dhaka at the Bangabandhu National Stadium here on Wednesday. ...

India's child mortality rate was world's highest in 2015: Study
NEW YORK, May 16: At 47.8 deaths per 1,000 live births, India in 2015 had more deaths among children under five than any other country, new research has found. ...

Chinese mission uncovers secrets on moon's far side
BEIJING, May 16: China's Chang'e-4 mission, the first to land on the far side of the moon, is shedding light on one of the moon's biggest mysteries, according to a new study. ...

EC directs Twitter to remove exit poll-related tweets
NEW DELHI, May 16: The Election Commission has ordered Twitter India to remove all tweets related to exit polls. ...

Civilian shot dead by unknown assailants in Doda district
JAMMU, May 16: A civilian was shot dead by unknown assailants on Thursday in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda district. ...

US' most restrictive anti-abortion bill signed into law
WASHINGTON, May 16: Alabama Governor Kay Ivey has signed into law the most restrictive abortion bill in the US, which passes a near total ban on pregnancy terminations, even in cases of rape, and could punish doctors who perform them with life impris ...

Modi government first to have six women cabinet ministers: Sushma
NEW DELHI, May 16: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has said that Modi government is the first government after Independence to have six women Cabinet Ministers with two of them as members of the Cabinet Committee on Security. ...

Nuclear test ban body offers India 'observer' status
VIENNA, May 16: The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organisation (CTBTO) has offered India an "Observer" status and access to International Monitoring System (IMS) data. ...

3 militants, soldier killed in J&K gunfight
SRINAGAR, May 16: Three militants and a soldier were killed on Thursday in a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, police said. ...

8 injured in grenade attack in city
GUWAHATI, May 15 - At least eight persons including two SSB personnel were injured in a grenade blast in front of Guwahati Central mall on the RG Baruah Road at around 7.55 pm today. The condition of one civilian, who was injured in the grenade attac ...

60 pc pass HSLC exam
GUWAHATI, May 15 - Meghashree Borah of Sankardev Shishu Bidya Niketan (Lakhimpur) and Selim Ahmed of Rakhaldubi High Madrassa (Goalpara) have topped the High School Leaving Certificate (HSLC) Examination, 2019 and the Assam High Madrassa Examination, ...

Forces trying to create disturbance in State: CM
GUWAHATI, May 15 - Some “evil forces” are desperately trying to create disturbance in Assam and police and security forces have been directed to take strong action against such forces to ensure peace in the State, said Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonow ...

Meghashree tops the list
NORTH LAKHIMPUR, May 15 - Meghashree Borah of Sankardev Shishu Bidya Niketan, Narayanpur has stood first in the High School Leaving Certificate Examination-2019 whose results were declared today. Meghashree secured 594 marks (99%) out of 600. She got ...

Leak of rank holder’s name ahead of results to be probed
GUWAHATI, May 15 - Education Minister Siddhartha Bhattacharya will order an inquiry into allegations that the name of a rank holder was leaked a day ahead of the results date (May 15). ...

65 govt schools secure 100% success
GUWAHATI, May 15 - Only 65 of the total 4,234 government-run schools in the State could ensure 100 per cent success in the High School Leaving Certificate (HSLC) examination this year. ...

Nagaland gets first Level 2 Food Lab in North East
DIMAPUR, May 15 - The Nagaland State Food Laboratory has been upgraded to a Level-2 Laboratory. This is the first state-of-the-art Level-2 food laboratory in the entire North East. ...

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