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A street vendor selling Indian cricket team T-shirts in Guwahati on Saturday, ahead of the first ODI between India and the West Indies at the ACA Stadium at Barsapara on Sunday. – UB Photos
Nick Clegg facing flak for joining Facebook
LONDON, OCT 21: Former British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, who earlier criticised Facebook for paying too little tax in Britain, is now facing flak for joining the social network as its head of global affairs, the media reported. ...

Anger brews in Amritsar after train tragedy
AMRITSAR, OCT 21:Angry residents blocked traffic around the Joda Phatak area in Amritsar on Sunday to protest against the apathy of the Punjab government and the railways towards the families of 59 people who lost their lives when a speeding train cr ...

Three militants killed in J&K gunfight
SRINAGAR, OCT 21: Three militants were killed and two soldiers injured on Sunday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district, police said. ...

Threats to Indian sovereignty will be answered with double strength: Modi
NEW DELHI, OCT 21: In a lengthy speech invoking valour and recalling the contribution of the Azad Hind Fauj (Indian National Army) in the freedom movement, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday that his government was committed to taking "big a ...

Asian Hockey Champions Trophy: India beat Pakistan 3-1 to score second straight win
MUSCAT, Oct 21: Skipper Manpreet Singh put on a stellar show as India registered a facile 3-1 victory over arch-rivals Pakistan in the second match of the Asian Hockey Champions Trophy here on Saturday. ...

BJP's first list for Chhattisgarh, Telangana, Mizoram assembly polls out
NEW DELHI, Oct 21: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday released its first list of candidates for the Chhattisgarh, Telangana and Mizoram assembly elections after long deliberations at a central election committee (CEC) meeting of the party. ...

Five killed, 21 injured in Nalbari road mishap
NALBARI, Oct 20 - At least five persons, including four women and a man, were killed and 21 others injured in a tragic road accident that took place at Adabari in Nalbari district this afternoon. The mishap occurred on the Hajo-Doulashal-Barpeta road ...

Falling Siang water level reduces flood risk in Assam, Arunachal
GUWAHATI, Oct 20 - Amidst the hullabaloo of a devastating flood being created by the reported breach in the landslide-induced barrier lake on the Yarlung Zangbo, the Chinese part of the Siang, the main stream of the Brahmaputra, at Milin section, 70 ...

Railways not at fault, says minister
NEW DELHI, Oct 20 - Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha on Saturday ruled out any punitive action against the driver of the train that mowed down Dussehra revellers in Amritsar, saying there was no negligence on the part of the national transp ...

Additional NDRF teams rushed to vulnerable areas
DIBRUGARH, Oct 20 - Anticipating flash floods in parts of Arunachal Pradesh and upper Assam due to the formation of an artificial lake on the Yarlung Zangbo in China after a cliff fell on a section of the river, several additional contingents of the ...

Investors’ summit fails to boost investment scenario in Assam
GUWAHATI, Oct 20 - Holding of the mega Global Investors’ Summit, which was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in February and attended by top industrialists from across the country, has not improved the investment scenario in Assam as yet an ...

‘Govt hopeful of positive nod to NRC affidavit’
SILCHAR, Oct 20 - Ahead of the Supreme Court hearing on the fate of the five excluded documents for the National Register of Citizens (NRC), State Minister of Excise, Parimal Suklabaidya, on Saturday said that the Government is hopeful of a positive ...

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