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A dance drama titled, Kovi Pronam being performed coinciding with the 158th birth anniversary celebrations of Kaviguru Rabindranath Tagore, at Tezpur on Monday. – UB Photos
Yamaha MT-15 buyers to get complimentary jacket or helmet
India Yamaha Motor has introduced an accessory campaign for its MT-15 motorcycle in India. The Japanese brand, with an aim of promoting the MT riding culture along with the sales and marketing of the ne ...

Folk, traditional healing practices vanishing from NE tribal regions
IMPHAL, May 29 - The profession of folk and traditional healing practices are becoming a dying profession in the northeastern states due to lack of proper support systems from various fronts. ...

Time magazine in about-face now says 'Modi has united India'
NEW YORK, May 29 - Time magazine, which published a cover story before the Indian election calling Prime Minister Narendra Modi the "Divider in Chief", has in a quick about-face run report with a headline, "Modi Has United India Like No Prime Ministe ...

2 suspected spies of Pakistan's ISI arrested in Jammu
JAMMU, May 29 - Two suspected spies have been arrested in Jammu while shooting pictures and videos of the layout of the Ratnuchak military station, police said on Wednesday. ...

BJP's upsurge in NE foils Congress's upturn amid mixed performance by regional parties'
AGARTALA/GUWAHATI, May 29 - Local and regional parties have more or less retained their strength in the northeastern region in the recently-concluded Lok Sabha polls while among the two national parties, the BJP increased its members and the Congress ...

India removed from US currency monitoring list, China stays
WASHINGTON, May 29 - The US Treasury Department has removed India from its currency monitoring list of major trading partners. ...

Apple set to unveil iOS 13, major upgrades
SAN FRANCISCO, May 29 - Tech giant Apple is set to unveil a slew of features and tools -- from software to hardware along with major updates -- on its iOS and MacOS ecosystem. While iOS 13 is a certainty, Apple could also refresh its Mac Pro and anno ...

KL Rahul's ton at number four 'biggest positive': Kohli
CARDIFF (ENGLAND), May 29 - India skipper Virat Kohli heaped praise on K.L. Rahul who struck a brilliant century against Bangladesh in the second warm-up game, saying his form was the "biggest positive" India would take into their first match of the ...

Kohli plays on front foot post warm-ups, ignores glitches
NEW DELHI, May 29 - "I am glad with what we got out of these two games," said Virat Kohli after the second warm-up match against Bangladesh which his side won comfortably by 95 runs. But was it really the case? ...

PCB offers to host Sri Lanka for Tests in Pakistan
LAHORE, May 29 - The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has made contact with Sri Lankan Cricket (SLC) officials and has offered to host them for a two-Test series in Pakistan later this year. ...

Tasa, Baishya set to get elected unopposed
GUWAHATI, May 28 - BJP’s Kamakhya Prasad Tasa and AGP’s Birendra Prasad Baishya today filed their nominations for the two Rajya Sabha seats that will fall vacant in June and the NDA nominees appeared set to get elected unopposed with the opposition C ...

Former PGSU president held in city blast case
GUWAHATI, May 28 - Police today arrested a former student leader of Gauhati University in connection with the recent grenade blast near the Guwahati Central mall, which left 12 people injured. Sanjib Talukdar, who is a former president of Post Gradua ...

Call for thorough scrutiny to reject claims in NRC
GUWAHATI, May 28 - Social activist and academician Basanta Deka today demanded steps to make the updated National Register of Citizens (NRC) reflect the fact that there were 50 lakh illegal migrants of Bangladesh origin in Assam in the year 2001. He ...

3 MLAs, over 60 councillors from Bengal join BJP
NEW DELHI, May 28 - Three MLAs from West Bengal, including Trinamool Congress-turned-BJP leader Mukul Roy’s son Subhrangshu Roy, along with more than 60 councillors on Tuesday joined the BJP here in the presence of BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya who ...

Hectic activities on in Cong to tide over crisis
NEW DELHI, May 28 - Hectic activities continued in the Congress on Tuesday to tide over the crisis that has hit the grand old party in the wake of the dismal performance in the Lok Sabha elections, with party chief Rahul Gandhi insisting on quitting ...

Dangerous to trust news in social media sans verification
GUWAHATI, May 28 - It can be dangerous to trust news circulated through social media, without verifying the authenticity of the sources of it, said Additional Director General of Assam Police, Harmeet Singh. He also said that the Assam Police has bee ...

Smriti Irani offers prayers at Kamakhya temple
GUWAHATI, May 28 - Union Minister and newly elected BJP MP from Amethi Lok Sabha constituency, Smriti Irani Tuesday visited the Kamakhya Temple here and offered prayers. ...

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