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Anganwadi workers staging a protest at the District Social Welfare Office, Beltola in Guwahati on Saturday. – UB Photos
India's COVID-19 tally rises to 90.95 lakh with 45,209 new cases
NEW DELHI, Nov 22: India has reported 45,209 fresh COVID-19 cases, taking the infection tally in the country to 90.95 lakh, while the recoveries surged to 85,21,617, according to the Union Health Ministry's data updated on Sunday. ...

Petrol, diesel prices rise for third straight day
NEW DELHI, Nov 22: Petrol price on Sunday was hiked by 8 paise per litre and diesel by 19 paise, the third straight day of increase in rates as the firming international oil rates broke a nearly two-month-long hiatus in price revision. ...

Three Maoists killed in Bihar encounter
PATNA, Nov 22: Three Maoists were killed in an encounter with security forces in Bihar's Gaya district on Sunday, officials said. ...

AASU general secy Lurinjyoti Gogoi resigns
DULIAJAN, Nov 22: Lurinjyoti Gogoi, general secretary of the influential All Assam Students Union, announced his resignation on Saturday night. ...

US FDA allows emergency use of antibody drug Trump received
WASHINGTON, Nov 22: US health officials have agreed to allow emergency use of a second antibody drug to help the immune system fight COVID-19, an experimental medicine that President Donald Trump was given when he was sickened last month. ...

Night curfew in 8 districts of Rajasthan to check spike in Covid cases
JAIPUR, Nov 22: The Rajasthan government has announced night curfew in eight districts to check the rising Covid-19 cases. ...

Indian American charged with pushing woman on to train track
NEW YORK, Nov 22: An Indian American man has been charged with randomly pushing a woman on to the rail track as a train was coming into a station in the city's underground system. ...

Mulayam turns 82, party celebrates on subdued note
LUCKNOW, Nov 22: Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav is celebrating his 82nd birthday on Sunday. ...

Kohli's absence will create big hole in Indian batting order, says Chappell
ADELAIDE, Nov 22: Virat Kohli's absence for the final three Test of the upcoming Border-Gavaskar Trophy will "create a big hole" in the Indian batting order, believes former Australia captain Ian Chappell. ...

After Bharti Singh, NCB also arrests her husband Harsh in drugs case
MUMBAI, Nov 22: The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) arrested television comedian Harsh Limbachiya early on Sunday, for alleged possession and consumption of Marijuana, a top official said. ...

AASU calls for proper NRC, Clause 6 implementation
DULIAJAN, Nov 21 - The open meeting of the 17th convention of the All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) here today witnessed raising of several key demands, including preparation of a proper NRC and implementation of the Clause 6 of Assam Accord, the fulf ...

Mizo forces still inside Assam territory
GUWAHATI, Nov 21 - Two weeks after assuring to withdraw, Mizoram forces continue to occupy Assam’s territory and it is feared that the Cachar Division stands to lose control over nearly 700 hectares of forest land unless the boundary dispute is concl ...

Tarun Gogoi’s condition deteriorates
GUWAHATI, Nov 21 - The health condition of former Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi deteriorated today and he has been put under mechanical ventilation at the Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH). The three-time former Chief Minister was shifted from ...

Sovereignty issue must for talks, asserts ULFA(I) chief Paresh Baruah
GUWAHATI, Nov 21 - If the Government of India shows its sincerity by agreeing to talk on the core issue of sovereignty, the United Liberation Front of Asom (Independent) will also respond positively, asserted the outfit’s commander-in-chief Paresh Ba ...

All must work together to protect children from exploitation: CM
GUWAHATI, Nov 21 - Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today said that for the protection of children and to secure their future against exploitation, parents, teachers and all other stakeholders should work together to advocate and promote their right ...

FICCI FLO signs MoU with IIM Shillong
GUWAHATI, Nov 21 - The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) Ladies Organisation (FLO) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Incubation and Enterprise Support Centre (IESC), Indian Institute of Management (IIM) ...

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