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People thronging Fancy Bazar, the marketing hub of Guwahati, ahead of the Durga Puja, on Monday. – UB Photos
India-SA opener: Chance for Rohit to save Test career
VISAKHAPATNAM, Oct 1: India will be desperately hoping that Rohit Sharma replicates his phenomenal limited overs success as a Test opener when the experiment begins with the series opener against South Africa here on Wednesday. ...

Pakistan lobs mortars at forward posts in Poonch
JAMMU, Oct 1: The Pakistan Army on Tuesday targeted forward posts and villages in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district with mortar shells and small arms firing, an official said. ...

Kolkata to host IPL 2020 auction on December 19
NEW DELHI, Oct 1: The players' auction for the next Indian Premier League (IPL) will be held at Kolkata for the first time, on December 19. ...

Lata Mangeshkar makes Instagram debut
MUMBAI, Oct 1: Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar has joined Instagram. ...

Saha to replace Pant for series opener against South Africa
VISAKHAPATNAM, Oct 1: India captain Virat Kohli on Tuesday announced that Wriddhiman Saha will replace Rishabh Pant for the series opener against South Africa, saying the Bengal cricketer remains the "best wicketkeeper in the world". ...

Tripura govt to move apex court over HC ban on animal sacrifice in temples
AGARTALA, Oct 1: The Tripura government would soon file a special leave petition (SLP) in the Supreme Court over the Tripura High Court ban on animal sacrifice in all the temples of the state. ...

HC refuses to grant bail to Chidambaram
NEW DELHI, Sept 30 - The Delhi High Court on Monday refused to grant bail to former finance minister P Chidambaram in the INX Media corruption case saying that the possibility of his influencing witnesses cannot be ruled out. ...

Rafale will enhance IAF’s capabilities: Air chief
NEW DELHI, Sept 30 - The Indian Air Force is monitoring the developments along the western front and is prepared to carry out a Balakot-type strike, if directed by the government, Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria said after taking charge of the IAF on ...

Guwahati water projects lack planning, coordination
GUWAHATI, Sept 30 - “There are smart schemes for uninterrupted water supply to every household of Guwahati. But unfortunately, the officials concerned with those schemes lack commitment towards their duty.” Satyabrata Sarma, retired engineer of the P ...

Fish culture in cages to enhance output
GUWAHATI, Sept 30 - In a new initiative, the State fishery department is installing modular cages in beels for rearing fish which, it says, would give high returns from a small area. ...

Land compensation diverted to ‘ghost’ names
DIPHU (KARBI ANGLONG), Sept 30 - Names of legitimate landowners have been deleted, new fake dag numbers created, and huge amounts of funds released as compensation from the National Highways and Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (NHIDCL) ...

Govt imparts training to new members of 200 FTs
GUWAHATI, Sept 30 - As majority of the newly appointed members of the Foreigners' Tribunals do not have the experience of handling a court room, a two-day orientation programme was organized for them by the State Home Department in collaboration with ...

Plastic banned at Janata Bhawan
GUWAHATI, Sept 30 - The State government today banned single use plastic in the Janata Bhawan complex. ...

Seaplanes set to be introduced in Assam
AGARTALA, Sept 30 - In an ambitious initiative to boost tourism, the state-run Airports Authority of India (AAI) will introduce water aerodrome or seaplanes in three locations in Assam for the first time, a top AAI official said. ...

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