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A dance being performed in a programme to mark the 7th death anniversary of Dr Bhupen Hazarika, at Demow on Tuesday. – UB Photos
Microsoft testing 'to-do' feature on Word
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 8: Microsoft is testing a "to-do" feature on Word that would enable users to come back to a document, view a list of their remaining to-dos, navigate to the right spot and fill-in additional information including images and charts ...

Samsung finally announces its foldable smartphone
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 8: After weeks of teasing, Samsung has finally announced its foldable smartphone, at its fifth annual developer conference here. ...

Facebook starts selling Portal video chat devices in US
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 8: Facebook has made its new smart video chat devices, Portal and Portal+, available for purchase in the US. ...

Opposition attacks Modi over demonetisation
NEW DELHI, Nov 8: The opposition on Thursday attacked the Narendra Modi government for unleashing "destruction" on every citizen of India with its 2016 demonetisation move that only helped the Prime Minister's cronies. ...

Man jumps to death at Hyderabad metro station
HYDERABAD, Nov 8: An unidentified man committed suicide by jumping from a Metro station in Hyderabad on Thursday, police said. ...

Nirav Modi declared 'proclaimed absconder' in customs case
MUMBAI, Nov 8: A Gujarat court on Thursday declared fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi as a "proclaimed absconder" in a customs duty evasion case filed in March and ordered him to appear in person on November 15. ...

Youth sets off Diwali cracker in 3-year-old's mouth, victim critical
LUCKNOW, Nov 8: A three-year-old girl was critically wounded in Meerut when a mischievous youth put a fire cracker in her mouth and lit it on Diwali eve, police said. The girl was rushed to a nearby medical facility where her condition is described a ...

50 injured during Diwali celebrations in Hyderabad
HYDERABAD, Nov 8: Firecrackers left at least 50 people injured during Diwali celebrations in Hyderabad and outskirts, an official said on Thursday. ...

US dollar drops as midterm elections produce divided Congress
NEW YORK, Nov 8: The US dollar fell against other major currencies amid market concerns that a split US Congress would affect Washington's economic policy-making over the remainder of President Donald Trump's term. ...

ULFA(I) dismisses ‘news’ of Paresh Baruah’s death
GUWAHATI, Nov 7 - A report in a web portal about death of the United Liberation Front of Asom (Independent) Paresh Baruah's death in a road accident created confusion in the State, but security agencies claimed that they do not have any such report, ...

Diwali celebrated in State
GUWAHATI, Nov 7 - Diwali, the Festival of Lights, was today celebrated across the State with traditional fervour and gaiety along with the rest of the country. ...

India exempted from certain US sanctions
WASHINGTON, Nov 7 - The United States has exempted India from imposition of certain sanctions for the development of the strategically-located Chabahar Port in Iran, along with the construction of the railway line connecting it with Afghanistan, a St ...

PM celebrates Diwali with soldiers near India-China border
UTTARKASHI (UTTARAKHAND), Nov 7 - Dressed in heavy mountain gear, Prime Minister Narendra Modi celebrated Diwali with Army and ITBP personnel in the icy terrain near the India-China border, saying their devotion to duty in the remote icy heights is e ...

Democrats win House majority in US midterm polls
WASHINGTON, Nov 7 - The Democrats on Wednesday secured a majority in the House of Representatives for the first time in eight years but the Republicans retained control of the Senate in US midterm elections seen as a referendum on the Trump presidenc ...

Dead doctor promoted by State health dept
GUWAHATI, Nov 7 - Strange are the ways of the Assam Government as a person, who died more than a couple of years back, is also promoted by the Health Department, while, the latest promotion list issued by the Department, also figures names of a few d ...

HAL not contending to be offset partner
BENGALURU, Nov 7 - Amid a political slugfest over the Rafale fighter jet deal, state-run HAL’s Chairman and Managing Director R Madhavan on Wednesday said the aircraft manufacturing company is contending not to be an offset partner of any original eq ...

Large hydropower dams have no future, finds study
GUWAHATI, Nov 7 - Even as thousands of dams are being planned to be built on the rivers of Africa and Asia, dozens of large-scale hydropower projects in Europe and the United States (US) are being removed every year. This was stated by Matt McGrath, ...

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