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Sikkim Governor Ganga Prasad administering the oath of office to new Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang (Golay) at the swearing-in ceremony held at Paljor Stadium in Sikkim on Monday. – UB Photos
2019 TVS Apache RR 310 launched in India at Rs.2.27 lakhs
TVS Motors has launched the updated Apache RR 310 motorcycle at Rs.2.27 lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi). The 2019 Apache RR 310 features a race-tuned slipper clutch and a new ‘Phantom Black’ colour scheme as it ...

Congress leaders meet Rahul amid leadership crisis
NEW DELHI, May 28: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, his Deputy Sachin Pilot and General Secretaries K.C. Venugopal and Priyanka Gandhi on Tuesday met party President Rahul Gandhi amid a leadership crisis following the party's rout in the Lok Sa ...

Merkel warns against rise of 'dark forces' in Europe
BERLIN, May 28: German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said "there is work to be done" in Germany to face up to the "dark forces" that are finding mainstream support in the country and in other parts of the world. ...

131 of BJP's 303 Lok Sabha members are first timers
NEW DELHI , May 28: Of the BJP's 303 Lok Sabha members who got elected in the just-concluded elections, 131 are first timers and include party President Amit Shah. ...

With new government, hopes of early inclusion of gas, ATF into GST fold brightens
NEW DELHI, May 28: At least two out of five petroleum products, including the aviation turbine fuel or ATF and natural gas, are likely to be among the first set of petro products to be included in the GST ahead of an earlier agreed schedule. ...

Rahul's offer to resign suicidal: Lalu
NEW DELHI, May 28: Rashtriya Janata Dal leader and former Bihar Chief Minister Lalu Prasad on Tuesday said Congress President Rahul Gandhi's decision to resign will be suicidal not just for his own party but also all opposition. ...

Tweeple cheers women after Zakir Musa's death
NEW DELHI , May 28: The role of a woman in the death of Kashmir's most wanted militant commander Zakir Musa, as revealed in an IANS story, has Twitter users crediting women for their positive role in fighting militancy in the Valley. ...

Antibiotics in most rivers found above 'safe' levels
LONDON, May 28: The concentration level of antibiotics in rivers around the world exceed 'safe' levels by up to 300 times, says a study. The 'safe' limits most frequently exceeded in Asia and Africa, but sites in Europe, North America and South Ameri ...

BJP nominates Tasa for RS polls
NEW DELHI, May 27 - The BJP on Monday nominated former Lok Sabha member Kamakhya Prasad Tasa as its Rajya Sabha candidate from Assam. The opposition Congress and the AIUDF will not field any candidate in the upcoming polls for the two Rajya Sabha sea ...

First session of 17th LS likely from June 6
NEW DELHI, May 27 - The 17th Lok Sabha’s first session is likely to start from June 6 and go on till June 15, sources said. ...

NRC objections process hit by absence of DIMIT forms: APW
GUWAHATI, May 27 - Voluntary organisation Assam Public Works (APW), the primary petitioner in case No. 274/09 of the Supreme Court on the National Register of Citizens (NRC) issue, on Monday resented that its November 20, 2018 request to the State NR ...

Counter insurgency ops to be intensified in State
GUWAHATI, May 27 - The strategy group of the Unified Command on Monday decided that there would be no let up of the counter-insurgency operations as there is a possibility of militants trying to make their presence felt with acts of violence as they ...

OIL earns Rs 15,170 cr in 2018-19
DIBRUGARH, May 27 - Riding a higher turnover and increased ancillary income during the just concluded financial year, Oil India Limited (OIL) on Monday declared its annual financial results, where incomes have gone up, and so have profits. For the em ...

Mani Kumar Subba dead
NEW DELHI, May 27 - Controversial Congress leader and former Lok Sabha member Mani Kumar Subba passed away on Sunday night at a hospital in Gurgaon. The lottery baron suffered a heart attack on Sunday night at his Chhatarpur farm house and was rushed ...

Erosion poses threat to new railway overbridge
BISWANATH CHARIALI, May 27 - At a time when the pathetic condition of the major roads in the State has become a matter of grave concern, erosion caused by rain water has posed serious threat to the newly-built approach road to the railway overbridge ...

Flood hits over 25,000 people in Karimganj
SILCHAR, May 27 - Over 25,000 people have been affected by the recent wave of floods in Karimganj district. ...

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