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A woman lighting an earthen lamp in a paddy field on the occasion of Kati Bihu at Tezpur of Sonitpur district, on Saturday. – UB Photos
Paris suburb knife attacker is of Chechen origin, says prosecutor
PARIS, Oct 18: The suspect who beheaded a history teacher near a school in a Paris suburb was a refugee of Chechen origin, national anti-terror prosecutor Jean-Francois Ricard told a press conference. ...

Armenia, Azerbaijan agree on new 'humanitarian ceasefire'
YEREVAN, Oct 18: Armenia and Azerbaijan have agreed on a new "humanitarian ceasefire" in the Nagorno-Karabakh region starting midnight (2000 GMT), the two countries' foreign ministries announced on Saturday evening via identical statements. ...

Real Madrid, Barcelona both lose as La Liga returns to action
MADRID, Oct 18: Cadiz striker 'Choco' Lozano made history with his 16th minute goal to give the recently-promoted side their first-ever away win against Real Madrid and hand the reigning champions their first defeat of the La Liga season. ...

K'taka Deputy CM to distribute 1,000 tabs to poor students
BENGALURU, Oct 18: Digital learning has become inevitable because of the pandemic, Deputy Chief Minister CN Ashwath Narayana on Saturday announced that his trust would distribute as many as 1,000 tabs to poor students studying in government schools t ...

B'luru police nab 4-men gang for shooting pub owner
BENGALURU, Oct 18: Bengaluru police arrested four members of a gang which is allegedly involved in pub owner Manish Shetty shoot out case on Saturday, the police said. ...

Delhi University releases second cut-off list
NEW DELHI, Oct 18: The Delhi University released its second cut-off list on Saturday with admission to many courses being closed and some programmes seeing a minor decline in the score required for admission. ...

Amit Shah asserts: Nitish to be next CM of Bihar
NEW DELHI, Oct 18: Union Home Minister Amit Shah has asserted that Nitish Kumar will be the next chief minister of Bihar after the coming assembly elections in the state. ...

US polls: New Congress could have more Indian Americans to the House
WASHINGTON, Oct 18: The upcoming US elections on November 3 could very well see the expansion of the so called Samosa Caucus , a termed coined by Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi for informal grouping of Indian-American lawmakers, according to the lat ...

FIR registered against Kangana, sister over tweets
MUMBAI, Oct 18: On the orders of a local court, Mumbai Police registered an FIR against actor Kangana Ranaut and her sister Rangoli Chandel for allegedly promoting enmity between different communities and other charges. ...

Going, going, gone: COVID-19 boosts online art auctions
NEW DELHI, Oct 18: There is never a bad time to buy art -- or sell it -- even if the economy is floundering and even when there is a pandemic. ...

BJP-BPF alliance faces uncertainty
GUWAHATI, Oct 17 - The future of the alliance between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Bodoland People’s Front (BPF) has become uncertain as several major differences of opinion have cropped up between the two parties, even as the BPF is not happ ...

Regular classes in schools, colleges from Nov 2
GUWAHATI, Oct 17 - State Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday informed that educational institutes, including schools and colleges, will reopen and regular classes will be held from November 2 onwards. The announcement came in the line ...

Raijor Dal makes draft constitution public
GUWAHATI, Oct 17 - Newly formed regional political party Raijor Dal on Saturday made public its draft constitution here and sought opinion on it from all sections of society. ...

India ranked 94 in Global Hunger Index
NEW DELHI, Oct 17 - India has reached almost the bottom of the world hunger index, being ranked 94 among 107 countries. ...

Cong announces names of four candidates for Manipur bypolls
IMPHAL, Oct 17 - The Congress today announced the names of candidates for the forthcoming by-elections to four out of five Legislative Assembly Constituencies of Manipur. ...

Meghalaya Health Minister meets BJP central leader
SHILLONG, Oct 17 - Meghalaya Health Minister Alexander Laloo Hek, also a BJP MLA, has met the party’s national general secretary BL Santhosh in Delhi and discussed issues related to strengthening the saffron party in the State, besides other matters. ...

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