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BJP’s Rajya Sabha candidate Kamakhya Prasad Tasa filing his nomination papers in the presence of Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, NEDA chairman Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma, BJP president Ranjeet Kumar Dass and BPF leader Chandan Kumar Brahma at Guwahati, on Tuesday. – Photo: Samarendra Sarma
Radio-tagged winged visitor reaches her breeding area in China
IMPHAL, May 30: The radio-tagged female Amur falcon, which had arrived in the Indian sub-continent in the first week of May after completing her winter sojourn covering thousands of kilometers in African countries, has reached her breeding area in no ...

China military to replace Windows with custom OS
SAN FRANCISCO, May 30: In the thick of trade tensions between the US and China, Chinese officials have decided to develop a custom operating system (OS) that will replace Windows on computers used by the Chinese military to avoid hacking risks. ...

Mark Zuckerberg set to face leadership vote
SAN FRANCISCO, May 30: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was likely to face a leadership vote at the social networking giant's annual general meeting on Thursday to step down as Chairman. ...

French Open: Federer joins Nadal in third round
PARIS, May 30: Tennis legends Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer moved a step further towards their potential semi-final clash in men's singles, while fourth-seeded Kiki Bertens had to retire from women's singles second round, citing illness. ...

Chelsea thrash Arsenal to win Europa League
BAKU (Azerbaijan), May 30: Chelsea came alive in the second half to defeat Arsenal 4-1 in all-London final of the Europa League, with Eden Hazard delivering a vintage performance in his final game in a Blues uniform. ...

Tendulkar to make commentary debut in WC opener
MUMBAI, May 30: Legendary Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar will be making his on-air expert debut with the World Cup beginning on Thursday in England and Wales. ...

Woman injured in Pakistan shelling in J&K's Poonch
JAMMU, May 30: Pakistani troopers resorted to indiscriminate shelling from across the line of control (LoC), leaving a woman injured in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district on Wednesday evening. ...

Navneet Kaur only actress to be MP from Maharashtra
NEW DELHI, May 30: Navneet Kaur R. Rana, who has worked in Telugu and Punjabi films, is the only actress to be elected MP from Maharashtra in the May 2019 elections. ...

Long LS stint makes Gangwar, Prahlad Joshi, Prahlad Patel and Tomar front-runners for Speaker's job
NEW DELHI, May 30: The countdown for the election of the new Lok Sabha Speaker will begin only after formation of the government on May 30, but there are several names doing the rounds for the most prestigious post in Parliament. ...

New MPs set Internet on fire with cool pics, posts
NEW DELHI, May 30: In the week between the counting day and swearing-in ceremony on Thursday, social media posts and pictures of some of the newly elected members of the Lok Sabha have caused quite a stir. ...

Modi pays tributes to Mahatma Gandhi, Vajpayee
NEW DELHI, May 30: Ahead of his swearing in, Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi on Thursday visited the memorials of Mahatma Gandhi and Atal Bihari Vajpayee, where he paid his tributes to the late leaders. ...

After SP, no Congress spokespersons on TV debates
NEW DELHI, May 30: Days after the Samajwadi Party (SP) sacked its panel of leaders who appeared on TV channels, the Congress on Thursday decided not to send spokespersons on television debates for a month. ...

Modi to take oath today
NEW DELHI, May 29 - Capping a landslide election victory, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will take oath along with a new council of ministers on Thursday for a second term, as suspense mounted on who will get the Big Four berths – Home, Finance, Defenc ...

Mamata not to attend ceremony
KOLKATA, May 29 - West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will not attend the oath-taking ceremony of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday ...

Rahul proposes presidium in Cong
NEW DELHI, May 29 - With Congress president Rahul Gandhi adamant that he will not withdraw his resignation, he remains, in parallel, furious with the old guard – Ashok Gehlot, Kamal Nath and P Chidambaram (Gehlot’s son Vaibhav lost, while Kamal Nath’ ...

Assam Police SI declared foreigner
GUWAHATI, May 29 - Sub-inspector Md Sanaullah, who had joined the Assam Police in 2018 after serving in the Indian Army for 30 years, has been declared foreigner by a tribunal. Assam Police received the Amingaon foreigners tribunal (FT) order yesterd ...

Artist Benu Misra passes away
GUWAHATI, May 29 - Eminent artist and sculptor Benu Mishra, who strode the State’s artistic arena like a colossus for five decades, passed away at his Kahilipara residence in the wee hours today. Misra who had been unwell for some time was rushed to ...

Explore all options for revival: NCLAT
NEW DELHI, May 29 - In a respite to the employees of the Nagaon and Cachar Paper Mills, the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) has directed that all measures should be considered for the revival of the two defunct mills. ...

CM unhappy with Brahmaputra Board’s performance
GUWAHATI, May 29 - Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has admitted that he is not satisfied with the performance of the Brahmaputra Board in Majuli. He also admitted that dealing with the problems of flood and erosion by the river Brahmaputra would no ...

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