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Kamakhya Temple being decorated on the occasion of Navratri, in Guwahati on Thursday. – UB Photos
Twitter will now take all emojis as equal characters in word count
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 12: To cut down on the confusion regarding character counts on its platform, microblogging site Twitter has announced that all emojis on the platform would now amount to equal word count. ...

Mumbai's State Bank of Mauritius loses Rs 143 cr in cyber fraud
MUMBAI, Oct 12: The State Bank of Mauritius' (SBM) Mumbai branch has been cheated of nearly Rs 143 crore after unknown fraudsters hacked into its accounts here, an official said on Friday. ...

India lost $79.5 bn due to natural disasters in 20 years
UNITED NATIONS, Oct 12: India has suffered economic losses of $79.5 billion due to natural disasters during the last two decades, according to the UN. ...

Air India diverts flight to Mumbai after freak accident in Tamil Nadu
TRICHY/MUMBAI, Oct 12: The wheels of an Air India Express flight to Dubai from Tiruchirappalli or Trichy in Tamil Nadu hit the airport's compound wall while taking off with 136 passengers on Friday. All passengers and crew are safe, an official said. ...

India heading for trillion dollar digital economy: NASSCOM
Speaking at the pre Vibrant Global Investors Summit (Vibrant Gujarat StartUp and Technology Summit 2018), Ghosh said: "The information and technology (IT) business in India is a $167 billion industry. "It is predicted to be one trillion dollar digita ...

India rejects World Bank's HCI report over data gaps
NEW DELHI, Oct 12: The Central government on Thursday rejected the findings of the World Bank's Human Capital Index (HCI), which has placed the country at 115th position out of 157 countries on various parameters, such as survivability measured by un ...

Zero tolerance for sexual harassment of journalists: UNGA President
UNITED NATIONS, Oct 12: General Assembly President Maria Fernanda Espinosa very firmly believes that there should be zero tolerance for sexual harassment of journalists, her spokesperson Monica Grayley has said in answer to a question about the #MeTo ...

NESO opposes Indo-Nepal Treaty in NE
NEW DELHI, Oct 11 - A day after Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said that Gorkhas in Assam are not foreign nationals, the North East Students Organisation (NESO) on Thursday demanded that the Indo-Nepal Treaty should not be made applicable in the Nort ...

22 arrested officers get bail
GUWAHATI, Oct 11 - The Gauhati High Court today allowed another 22 accused in the cash-for-job scam in the Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) to go on bail. ...

No US pressure on defence deals: Russian envoy
NEW DELHI, Oct 11 - US sanctions will not be an impediment to Indo-Russia defence deals, and New Delhi and Moscow could soon sign agreements on frigates and Kalashnikov assault rifles, Russian Ambassador to India Nikolay Kudashev said on Thursday. ...

Security geared up for Puja in State
GUWAHATI, Oct 11 - With Durga Puja round the corner, the Assam Police and security forces are gearing up to ensure peaceful celebrations while, relocation of forces as per requirement has started. Though there is no specific input about possibility o ...

JPC on Citizenship Bill to meet on Oct 23
NEW DELHI, Oct 11 - The Joint Parliamentary Committee on Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 is meeting here on October 23 to take evidence from various Central government departments. ...

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