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Women harvesting paddy at the historic ‘Jerenga Pathar’ field near Sivasagar on Sunday. – UB Photos
Amazon doing extremely well in India: Jeff Bezos
WASHINGTON, Nov 18: E-commerce giant Amazon is doing "extremely well" in India, its founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has said while expressing hope for regulatory stability in the country. ...

Vodafone-Idea believes govt won't be in conflict with Supreme Court on telco relief: Brokerages
NEW DELHI, Nov 18: Having posted India's biggest ever quarterly loss after being forced to provision for statutory dues, Vodafone Idea believes the government will not be in conflict with the Supreme Court if it does provide any relief for payments o ...

Rupee rises 19 paise to 71.59 against USD in early trade
MUMBAI, Nov 18: The Indian rupee appreciated by 19 paise to 71.59 against the US dollar in early trade on Monday tracking gains in domestic equity market and weakening of the American currency vis-a-vis other currencies overseas. ...

MLA attacked at wedding in Karnataka
BENGALURU, Nov 18: Congress MLA and former Karnataka Minister Tanveer Sait was attacked by a man, with a knife, at a wedding ceremony in Mysuru late on Sunday night, police said. ...

Justice Bobde takes oath as 47th CJI
NEW DELHI, Nov 18: Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde, who has decided several key cases and was part of the recent historic Ayodhya verdict, was on Monday administered oath as the 47th Chief Justice of India by President Ram Nath Kovind. ...

AIMPLB, Jamiat to seek review
LUCKNOW/NEW DELHI, Nov 17 - A review petition will be filed against the Supreme Court’s Ayodhya verdict, the All India Muslim Personal Law Board and the Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind announced on Sunday, stressing that mosque land cannot be given up as per the ...

5 Bangladeshis to be deported on Nov 19
GUWAHATI, Nov 17 - Five convicted Bangladeshi nationals who are currently in detention camps in the State would be deported to their country on November 19. ...

Assam Cong group seeks change in State leadership
NEW DELHI, Nov 17 - A group of Congressmen from Assam has landed in the national capital to demand removal of APCC president Ripun Bora and Congress Legislative Party (CLP) leader Debabrata Saikia. ...

Parliament winter session from today
NEW DELHI, Nov 17 - Parliament’s winter session starting tomorrow is expected to witness much heat as the Opposition looks to corner the Union government over issues like economic slowdown and situation in Kashmir while the Modi dispensation seeks to ...

All eyes on Pawar-Uddhav-Sonia meet
NEW DELHI/MUMBAI, Nov 17 - The deliberation on Maharashtra government formation is on the last leg with the Congress, NCP and the Shiv Sena arriving on consensus on the common minimum programme (CMP) but all eyes are on the final meet of NCP supremo ...

Rajapaksa wins Lankan presidential poll
COLOMBO, Nov 17 - Sri Lanka’s controversial wartime defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa will lead the country after ruling party candidate Sajith Premadasa conceded the hotly contested presidential poll on Sunday, marking the return of the powerful ...

Wild Goalpara elephant dies in Orang; manner of capture questioned
GUWAHATI, Nov 17 - In what shocked the State as well as raised serious doubts over the manner in which it was tranquillised and captured, the adult wild elephant brought to Orang National Park from Goalpara died a traumatic death today. ...

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