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SUCI activists taking out a rally to mark the Great November Revolution, in Guwahati on Thursday. – UB Photos
550 women register online for Sabarimala prayer
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, Nov 9: A total of 550 women from the hitherto banned age group of 10 to 50 years have registered online for prayers at the Sabarimala temple during the upcoming festival season beginning on November 16. ...

2 arrested for murder attempt on Meghalaya rights activist
SHILLONG, Nov 9: Two people were arrested on Friday in connection with the murder attempt on a women's rights activist and two other persons in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills district, police said. ...

Road blockade at Silchar over youth's death
SILCHAR, Nov 8: Chaos prevailed in Silchar after family members and kins of Sujit Das, a resident of Tarani Road who died at NEIGRIHMS in Shillong following a recent mob assault, staged a road blockade at Rangirkhari after his body reached here on Th ...

PM Modi, other leaders greet nation on Bhai Dooj
NEW DELHI, Nov 9: Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted the nation on the occasion of Bhai Dooj, a festival that celebrates the special bond between a brother and sister. ...

Conjoined Bhutanese twins undergo separation surgery
MELBOURNE, Nov 9: Surgeons in Australia on Friday began a complex operation to separate 15-month-old Bhutanese conjoined twins Nima and Dawa Pelden. ...

Facebook brings dating service test to Canada, Thailand
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 9: Keeping in line with its aim to take on mobile dating apps such as Tinder and Bumble, Facebook has expanded its dating feature test to two new countries -- Canada and Thailand. ...

Removed 14 mn terror-related content so far: Facebook
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 9: Facebook has removed more than 14 million "pieces of terrorist content" on its platform till September this year that was related to the Islamic State (IS), Al Qaeda and their affiliates. ...

California bar shooting: Gunman identified as former Marine
WASHINGTON, Nov 9: A former Marine has been identified as the gunman of a mass shooting on November 7 in the city of Thousand Oaks in Southern California in the US which left at least 13 people dead. ...

US dollar rises amid latest Fed policy of unchanged interest rates
NEW YORK, Nov 9: The US dollar rebounded against other major currencies as the US Federal Reserve decided to keep interest rates steady after its two-day policy meeting. ...

Bangladeshi ex-PM Khaleda Zia shifted back to jail
DHAKA, Nov 9: Former Bangladeshi Prime Minister Khaleda Zia was shifted back to jail from hospital for a court appearance in a graft case. ...

Protest by 29 organisations shifts to Dispur
GUWAHATI, Nov 8 - Members of 29 organisations, including the All Assam Students Union (AASU), today assembled at Dispur seeking immediate steps from the State government for withdrawal of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, Foreigners (Amendment) Rules ...

Dokmoka lynching case hearing begins at Nagaon
GUWAHATI, Nov 8 - The trial into the Dokmoka mob lynching case began today at Nagaon with lawyers appearing for the family members of the deceased – Nilotpal Das and Abhijeet Nath – pleading before the court that all the 47 accused be booked under Se ...

Temperatures dip over NE region
GUWAHATI, Nov 8 - With the exit of the hot summer days, atmospheric temperatures in the Northeast have started dipping. Night temperatures fell appreciably over Manipur and fell over Assam and Tripura, even as there was no large change over the rest ...

Centre yet to take final decision on citizenship Bill
GUWAHATI, Nov 8 - The Government of India is yet to take a final decision on two major issues concerning Assam. The first is the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 and the second the fate of the people whose names will be left out of the final Nation ...

15 newborns die in JMCH in 6 days
JORHAT, Nov 8 - The Jorhat Medical College and Hospital (JMCH) authorities have ordered an inquiry into the death of 15 newborns at the JMCH in the past six days. ...

LGBI airport to be leased out in PPP mode
NEW DELHI, Nov 8 - The Union Cabinet has accorded ‘in-principle’ approval for leasing out six airports of the Airport Authority of India (AAI), including the Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi International (LGBI) airport in Guwahati, for operation, managem ...

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