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Shoppers throng Fancy Bazar ahead of Durga Puja celebrations, in Guwahati on Wednesday. – UB Photos
Trump slams Facebook, Twitter for restricting Joe Biden article
WASHINGTON, Oct 15: US President Donald Trump has slammed Facebook and Twitter for restricting the distribution of a 'New York Post' article criticising Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden. ...

2 UP policemen suspended after rape victim commits suicide
LUCKNOW, Oct 15: Two police personnel in Uttar Pradesh's Chitrakoot, including an SHO, have been suspended for not taking prompt action in the case of a minor Dalit girl who was gang-raped last week and later committed suicide. ...

Punjab to keep multiplexes, cinema halls shut
CHANDIGARH, Oct 15: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday decided not to open multiplexes and cinema halls. ...

Woman who set herself ablaze in front of UP Assembly, dies
LUCKNOW, Oct 15: Anjana Tiwari a.k.a. Aisha, the woman who had set herself ablaze in front of the Uttar Pradesh Vidhan Sabha on Tuesday, has succumbed to her injuries. ...

Modi pays tribute to former president Kalam
NEW DELHI, Oct 15: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday paid tributes to A P J Abdul Kalam, saying India can never forget his indelible contribution towards national development, be it as a scientist or the country's president. ...

Barron Trump was positive for COVID, now negative, says first lady Melania Trump
WASHINGTON, Oct 15: Melania Trump says her 14-year-old son, Barron, had tested positive for the coronavirus but has since tested negative. ...

Biden raises record USD 383 million in September
WASHINGTON, Oct 15: Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden raised USD 383 million for his election effort in September, a record-breaking sum that eclipses the unprecedented fundraising from the previous month. ...

Pandemic did not stop India from economic reforms; American businesses can benefit from it: Envoy
WASHINGTON, Oct 15: The coronavirus pandemic has not stopped India from undertaking bold economic reforms, Indian envoy to the US Taranjit Singh Sandhu has said, urging the American businesses to take benefits of these path-breaking reforms in labour ...

Focusing on protecting people, health of population remain a priority for India: IMF
WASHINGTON, Oct 15: India's priorities should be to protect the most vulnerable people, well targeted support and protecting small and medium sized enterprises so that they do not collapse as the country battles the COVID-19 pandemic, Managing Direct ...

Sahityarathi’s birth anniversary celebrated
GUWAHATI, Oct 14 - The 156th birth anniversary of Sahityarathi Lakshminath Bezbaroa was celebrated on Wednesday across Assam, as well as in Odisha and West Bengal in a befitting manner. The central function in the State was held under the aegis of th ...

10,000 ineligible names to be deleted
GUWAHATI, Oct 14 - Around 10,000 names will be deleted from the final NRC in Assam as many “ineligible persons” and their descendants were included in the list, according to a directive issued by its State Coordinator Hitesh Dev Sarma and officials i ...

CID tightens noose around senior cop
GUWAHATI, Oct 14 - Tightening its noose around senior Assam Police officer Kumar Sanjit Krishna over his alleged involvement in the Sub Inspector recruitment scam, the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) on Wednesday conducted a search at his Guw ...

Ex-Home Secy slams govt for ignoring police reforms report
GUWAHATI, Oct 14 - The State government failed to show sincerity in improving the functioning of the police force and plugging the loopholes in the recruitment process by implementing the recommendations of the Police Reforms Committee. ...

Some madrassas may be turned to secondary schools
GUWAHATI, Oct 14 - Some madrassas in the State – if not all – are likely to be converted into secondary schools, and the rest closed down. ...

Regular goods transportation has kept NE economy going: NFR
GUWAHATI, Oct 14 - Maligaon-headquartered Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) unloaded 812 rakes of freight carrying trains during the month of September. ...

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