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Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma inspecting the Mawmaram-Mawlyndep-Lad Umsaw road on Friday. – UB Photos
Kawasaki launches 2019 Ninja ZX-10R at Rs.13.99 lakhs
Kawasaki has launched the updated Ninja ZX-10R motorcycle at Rs.13.99 lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi). The 2019 Ninja ZX-10R model gets a revised engine, additional technology and features and hence ...

Ibrahimovic suspended for violent conduct
WASHINGTON, May 18: Former Paris Saint-German and Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been handed a two-game suspension by the Major Leauge Soccer (MLS) for violent conduct, confirmed LA Galaxy on Friday. ...

Australian rugby star Folau sacked for homophobic post
SYDNEY, May 18: Rugby Australia has decided to stand down Israel Folau from the national team after a religious message he posted online regarding homosexuals was deemed to be in breach of the players' code. ...

Indian team invests in monitoring player load management
MUMBAI, May 18: The Indian cricket team management has invested in a player load management system to help enhance their performance ahead of the World Cup. ...

Introduction of DRS discussed in Ranji conclave
MUMBAI, May 18: The introduction of Decision Review System (DRS) in Ranji Trophy and doing away with the concept of coin toss were among the major suggestions put forward by captains and coaches of the domestic teams during a Board of Control for Cri ...

ICC releases official 2019 World Cup song
LONDON, May 18: The International Cricket Council on Friday released the official song for the World Cup - named 'Stand By' - by LORYN and Rudimental across all streaming platforms. ...

IIT professor reveals secret behind Bumrah's success
MUMBAI, May 18: Rated as one of best bowlers of his generation, Jasprit Bumrah's success is down to 'reverse Magnus force', according to IIT-Kanpur professor Sanjay Mittal. ...

32 flights diverted from IGI Airport due to inclement weather
NEW DELHI, May 18: Inclement weather on Friday disturbed air traffic at the IGI Airport here. ...

Over 500 test positive for HIV in Pakistani village
ISLAMABAD, May 18: A mass HIV detection programme in a village in Pakistan has resulted in more than 400 children and 100 adults diagnosed with the virus following widespread social alarm that broke out after a doctor was reported for negligence, aut ...

SC: Foreigner tribunal decision will succeed over NRC
NEW DELHI, May 18: The Supreme Court on Friday ordered that an Assam Foreigners Tribunal's decision on illegal foreigners will be binding and that it will succeed the state government decision on the inclusion or exclusion of a person in the National ...

Modi sets off for Kedar-Badri darshan
DEHRADUN, May 18: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday arrived here in Uttarakhand on a two day visit. He will be praying at Kedarnath and Badrinath shrines over the weekend. ...

2 militants killed in J&K gunfight
SRINAGAR, May 18: Two militants were killed on Saturday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district. ...

10-day police custody for blast accused duo
GUWAHATI, May 17 - The Court of Special Magistrate, Kamrup (Metro) has remanded ULFA leader Pranmoy Rajguru and his accomplice Jahnabi Saikia to 10-day police remand, even as police today registered another case against the duo with the Satgaon Polic ...

Sonowal briefs Governor on State situation
GUWAHATI, May 17 - Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today called on Governor Professor Jagdish Mukhi at Raj Bhavan here today and briefed him about the prevailing situation. ...

Campaigning ends for last phase LS polls
NEW DELHI, May 17 - Campaigning for the last phase of the staggered Lok Sabha elections spread over more than a month drew to a close on Friday as top leaders sought to muster a final show of strength in the contest for 59 seats with Prime Minister N ...

Modi at his first media event diverts queries to Shah
NEW DELHI, May 17 - In his first appearance at a press conference since he came to power in 2014, Prime Minister Narendra Modi asserted in opening remarks that the BJP will come back to power with a full majority on its own, but refused to take any q ...

Cong questions rationale behind govt decision
NEW DELHI, May 17 - The reported move of the Assam government to withdraw the dreaded Armed Forces (Special) Powers Act (AFSPA) from the State has led Congress leader and former Union Home Minister P Chidambaram to question the rationale behind the g ...

Push for startups in State
GUWAHATI, May 17 - Assam Startup - The Nest initiated a meeting today with the High Net worth Individuals (HNI) of Guwahati towards forming an ‘Angel Network’ in the State for the startups. The incubator is gearing up to induct its first batch of sta ...

Power Dept asked to study potential
GUWAHATI, May 17 - Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today directed the State’s Power Department to properly study the potential of the non-conventional sources of energy, like wind, in the State. He also directed the Department to initiate special s ...

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