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Guwahati Police Commissioner Deepak Kumar celebrating Diwali with the inmates of Mother Old Age Home in Guwahati on Sunday. – UB Photos
India takes up Pak overflight refusal with global body
NEW DELHI, Oct 28: With Pakistan refusing to grant overflight to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's plane for his visit to Saudi Arabia, India has taken up the issue with the International Civil Aviation Organization, said sources. ...

IIT-Madras develops AI model to solve engineering problems
CHENNAI, Oct 28: The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-M) on Monday said its researchers have developed algorithms that enable novel applications for artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and deep learning to solve engineering prob ...

Shiv Sena on economy: 'itna sannata kyu hai bhai'
MUMBAI, Oct 28: Invoking the famed 'Sholay' dialogue, "itna sannata kyun hai bhai", the ruling ally Shiv Sena on Monday made a resounding critique on the economic slump which it said "is evident in the subdued Diwali celebrations this year". ...

Social media to help Geeta find her family
INDORE, Oct 28: Four years after hearing impaired Geeta was rescued and brought back from Pakistan, she has not been able to find her family despite efforts being made by various NGOs. Now social media and mobile apps are being used to locate her fam ...

How Baghdadi was killed in US raid
WASHINGTON/BAGHDAD, Oct 28: Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi, the elusive leader of the dreaded Islamic State (IS) terror group, died like a coward, "whimpering and crying" in a US raid, American President Donald Trump said, adding that an "innocent man, woman o ...

Efforts on to rescue boy from borewell enter 4th day
CHENNAI, Oct 28: Rescue efforts to safely bring out the two-year-old boy who fell into an abandoned borewell in a village in Tamil Nadu's Tiruchirappalli district entered the fourth day on Monday. ...

Modi to attend Dev Deepawali, Prakashotsav in Varanasi
VARANASI, Oct 28: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit his parliamentary constituency Varanasi on November 12 to participate in the 'Dev Deepawali' celebrations. ...

DRI seizes over 6 kg gold valued at Rs 2.5 crore
KOLKATA, Oct 28: Directorate of Revenue Intelligence sleuths seized more than six kilos of gold valued at about Rs 2.50 crores in two separate operations in West Bengal's Siliguri and Howrah and arrested four person, agency sources said on Sunday. ...

Delhi air turns 'Hazardous'
NEW DELHI, Oct 28: Air in Delhi turned "Hazardous" during Diwali on Sunday with the Air Quality Index (AQI) was recorded 999 at Mother Dairy in Patparganj area. Emission from firecrackers and stubble burning in adjoining areas of National Capital Reg ...

IS chief Al-Baghdadi died 'whimpering, crying' in US raid: Trump
NEW YORK, Oct 28: The feared terrorist leader, Islamic State (IS) leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi, died like a coward, "whimpering and crying" when cornered in a dead-end tunnel by US Special Forces in Syria, and will "never again harm an innocent man, w ...

Diwali celebrated with gaiety
GUWAHATI, Oct 27 - Diwali, the festival of lights, was celebrated with traditional gaiety and enthusiasm across the State along with the rest of the country today. ...

IS chief al-Baghdadi killed in US raid in Syria
WASHINGTON, Oct 27 - Fugitive Islamic State (IS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been killed in a US military operation in northwest Syria, United States President Donald Trump announced on Sunday. ...

PM celebrates Diwali with soldiers at LoC
RAJOURI (J&K), Oct 27 - Prime Minister Narendra Modi celebrated Diwali with soldiers of Indian Army at the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday. ...

Fire in Jorhat gas pipeline
JORHAT, Oct 27 - A massive fire broke out in a gas pipeline (line gas) belonging to Assam Gas Company Limited at Borpatra Ali near Baruah Chariali here this evening creating panic among the people present nearby as the flame rose up to about 20 feet. ...

Stalemate over deportation of 18 Rohingya
GUWAHATI, Oct 27 - Despite insistence by the Centre and the State government, there continues to be a stalemate in regard to deportation of 18 Rohingya currently lodged in different detention camps in Assam. ...

Poor infra deterring flow of medical tourists, foreign students to Assam
GUWAHATI, Oct 27 - Medical tourism and higher education are two potential service sector industries for Assam, but due to various gaps – mostly related to infrastructure and connectivity – the State has not been able to tap it so far. ...

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