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A tree which was uprooted by a storm lies over a lower primary school, damaging the structure, at Sakhati village in Kamrup district on Saturday night. – UB Photos
Suzuki launches 2019 Gixxer SF 150 at Rs.1.10 lakhs
Suzuki has launched the updated Gixxer SF 150 motorcycle at Rs.1.10 lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi). The 2019 Gixxer SF 150 gets a revised styling with additional features and hence priced around Rs.12,000 h ...

Political hacktivism declined 95% since 2015: Report
NEW DELHI, May 20: Internet activism or hacktivism -- the subversive use of Internet-connected devices and networks to promote a political or social agenda -- saw a massive drop of nearly 95 per cent from 2015 to 2018, a new report has said. ...

Google restricts Huawei's use of Android
WASHINGTON, May 20: Google has cut phone maker Huawei off from some updates to the Android operating system, dealing a blow to the Chinese firm. New Huawei smartphones will also lose access to popular Google apps. ...

Kohli, Smith make the game look so easy, am a fan: Stokes
NEW DELHI, May 20: The 2019 edition of the World Cup goes back home to where it all started in 1973 and the Englishmen will be hoping to finally add the coveted trophy to their cabinet as they host the top ten teams in world cricket. Interestingly, E ...

Pakistan's fielding a real worry for me: Mickey Arthur
LEEDS, May 20: After conceding a 0-4 series defeat against England, Pakistan head coach Mickey Arthur admitted that his side did not perform well in the bowling and fielding departments which led to their loss in the five-match rubber. ...

Nadal claims 34th Masters title in Rome
ROME, May 20: Spain's Rafael Nadal has claimed a record 34th ATP Masters 1000 crown, beating Serbia's Novak Djokovic 6-0, 4-6, 6-1 with a statement victory in an epic Italian Open final. ...

Sensex climbs over 960 points after exit polls
MUMBAI, May 20: The Indian equity indices opened on a firm note on Monday after most exit polls showed a BJP-led NDA getting a comfortable majority in the now concluded general elections. ...

Nearly 64 pc turnout in last phase
NEW DELHI, May 19 - Voting for the marathon seven-phased Lok Sabha elections came to a close on Sunday as nearly 64 per cent turnout was recorded in the last phase of polls in 59 seats, which also featured Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s constituency ...

Myanmar Army launches ops to flush out NE militants
GUWAHATI, May 19 - After occupying the camps of the militant groups of North East, the Myanmar Army has launched a fresh operation to flush out the ultras from the territory of that country. Meanwhile, the Government of China has so far been denying ...

Most exit polls project majority for BJP-led NDA
NEW DELHI, May 19 - Most exit polls forecast a majority for the ruling BJP-led NDA in Lok Sabha polls with varying numbers as the seven-phase polling in the general elections ended today. ...

Lack of police verification widens cracks in State’s security
GUWAHATI, May 19 - Blame it on poor awareness or lack of intent on the part of law enforcement agencies, not even 10 per cent of the population in Assam get their tenants or domestic help verified by police in the State, with Guwahati being no except ...

Plan to exploit tourism potential worries conservationists
GUWAHATI, May 19 - Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal’s plan to “transform Deepor Beel into an attractive tourist destination” has not gone down well with conservationists who feel it is now more important to secure the place as per wildlife sanctuary ...

NSCN-IM expresses concern over Myanmar situation
DIMAPUR, May 19 - The NSCN-IM has expressed concern over the reports of “military action” by the Myanmar Army allegedly in “collaboration with the Indian security forces” in Nagas areas in Myanmar. ...

NPF decides to pull out of BJP-led coalition Govt in Manipur
IMPHAL, May 19 - The Naga People’s Front (NPF), a coalition partner in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led coalition government in Manipur, has decided “in principle” to pull out of the ruling coalition after the Lok Sabha election process is comple ...

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