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Idols of Goddess Kali awaiting finishing touches for Kali Puja to be celebrated on Sunday, at a workshop in Guwahati on Saturday. – AT Photo
Sonia, Rahul greet nation on Diwali
NEW DELHI, Oct 27: Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi and the party's former President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday extended Diwali greetings to the nation. ...

Father shoots daughter for trying to stop him from drinking
SAMBHAL (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 27: An alcoholic father shot dead his 17-year-old daughter who tried to stop him from drinking in Uttar Pradesh's Sambhal district, police said. ...

Woman runs away from 'eggless' marriage in UP
GORAKHPUR, Oct 27: In a bizarre incident, a woman ran away from an 'eggless' marriage, after she was allegedly being denied eggs by her husband in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur district. ...

Mann ki Baat: PM greets on Diwali, remembers Nanak, Patel
NEW DELHI, Oct 27: The Prime Minister began the latest issue of "Mann ki Baat" by extending Diwali greetings to the people and also paid his respects to Guru Nanak, whose 550th birth anniversary is being celebrated this year. ...

NFR rolls out free Wi-Fi services in 64 train stations in September
GUWAHATI, Oct 27: Maligaon-headquartered Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) is expediting work on providing free Wi-Fi services to commuters and the facility was rolled out in as many as 64 train stations of this region in the month of September alone. ...

World Bank chief asks India to reform financial sector
NEW DELHI, Oct 27: India must undertake financial reforms in three key areas -- sound regulations for non-banking financial companies (NBFCs), allow private sector banks in a big way in the banking sector and deepen capital market to aide growth -- W ...

Ayodhya's Deepotsav finds place in Guinness World Records
AYODHYA, Oct 27: The Deepostav organised by Uttar Pradesh's the Yogi Adiyanath government has found a place in the Guinness World Records as a total 5.61 lakh earthen lamps were illuminated on the occasion on Saturday in Ayodhya. ...

Rescue efforts continue to save boy from TN borewell
CHENNAI, Oct 27: Rescue efforts continued for the third day on Sunday to save a two-year-old boy who fell into an abandoned borewell in a village in Tamil Nadu's Tiruchirappalli district. ...

Badal hails BJP - JJP alliance
CHANDIGARH, Oct 27: Former Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday hailed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Dushyant Chautala-led Jannayak Janta Party (JJP) for joining hands to honour the mandate of the people of Haryana. ...

Sena seeks written promise from BJP over power sharing
MUMBAI, Oct 26 - The Shiv Sena on Saturday demanded a written assurance from ally BJP that it will implement the formula for equal sharing of power in Maharashtra, while Opposition Congress said the Uddhav Thackeray-led party should explore “alternat ...

High alert in Nagaland, Manipur for Oct 31 Naga talks
KOHIMA/IMPHAL, Oct 26 - With the next round of peace talks to end the protracted Naga political problem scheduled for October 31, the Nagaland and Manipur governments have taken steps to meet any eventuality and have put their respective police force ...

Khattar to head Haryana govt again, Dushyant deputy CM
CHANDIGARH, Oct 26 - Manohar Lal Khattar is all set to head a new government in Haryana with JJP leader Dushyant Chautala as his deputy after the Governor on Saturday invited him to lead the coalition which also has the support of seven independents. ...

Diwali, Kali Puja today
GUWAHATI, Oct 26 - Diwali and Kali Puja would be celebrated throughout the State along with rest of the country tomorrow. Diwali or Deepavali – the festival of lights, which signifies the victory of light over darkness and good over evil, is celebrat ...

Arup Kumar Dutta invited to Mexico book fair
GUWAHATI, Oct 26 - Internationally acclaimed author Arup Kumar Dutta has been invited to be a member of the Indian authors’ delegation to participate in the Feria Internacional del Libro (FIL), or the Guadalajara International Book Fair of Mexico, to ...

Tea Board looking for tech to ensure traceability of tea
GUWAHATI, Oct 26 - The Tea Board has begun a search for an end-to-end technology to ensure traceability of the entire value chain of tea trade. ...

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