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Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma along with Airport Authority of India officials during an inspection of the Baljek airport in Tura on Tuesday. – UB Photos
Nagaland govt orders strengthening of entry checkpoints
KOHIMA, Sept 4: The Nagaland government has ordered strengthening of all entry points and check gates manned by the police to prevent any possible influx in view of the publication of the final NRC list in neighbouring Assam, an official said. ...

Pakistan to issue multiple, on-arrival visas to Sikh pilgrims: PM Imran Khan
LAHORE, Sept 4: Kartarpur is the "Madina" and Nankana Sahib is the "Makkah" of the Sikh community, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said and assured that his government will issue multiple and on-arrival visas to Sikh pilgrims coming from India ...

Steve Smith returns for Australia in 4th Ashes test
MANCHESTER, Sept 4: Steve Smith returns to the Australian team while top-order batsman Usman Khawaja and pace bowler James Pattinson have been dropped for the fourth Ashes cricket test against England beginning on Wednesday at Old Trafford. ...

I'm all for it, it makes total sense: Kohli on concussion substitutes
KINGSTON, Sept 4: India skipper Virat Kohli has endorsed the new ICC rule on concussion substitutes, saying it makes total sense to replace a player in such situations during a Test match as signs of trauma from a body blow can show up late. ...

Kohli eclipses Dhoni to become most successful Indian Test captain
KINGSTON, Sept 4: Virat Kohli has surpassed Mahendra Singh Dhoni to become India's most successful Test skipper after the team recorded its 28th win under his leadership, a 257-run hammering of the West Indies here. ...

Harry Potter books removed from US school, pastor says curses and spells 'real'
LOS ANGELES, Sept 4: A catholic school in Nashville, Tennessee has banned Harry Potter books, saying that the curses and spells mentioned in JK Rowling's wizard saga may lead to "conjuring evil spirits" when read by a human being. ...

Tea bodies urge govt to take over TE hospitals
GUWAHATI, Sept 3 - Chairman of the Indian Tea Association (ITA) and Consultative Committee of Plantation Associations (CCPA) today made an ardent appeal to the Government to take over the tea estate (TE) hospitals and to run them under the State and ...

Tea garden doctors on resignation spree
GUWAHATI, Sept 3 - In the wake of the brutal killing of medical officer Dr Deben Dutta by an irate garden mob, doctors in tea estates of the State are on a resignation spree, expressing apprehensions over their security. ...

Assam gets protected area tag after NRC
NEW DELHI, Sept 3 - Assam has now been placed under protected area category by the Ministry of External Affairs and the Ministry of Home Affairs following the controversy generated by the National Register of Citizens (NRC). ...

Centre amends Foreigners Tribunals Order, 2019
NEW DELHI, Sept 3 - In a significant development, the Ministry of Home Affairs on Tuesday issued a fresh order – Foreigners Tribunals Second Amendment Order, 2019, under which the District Magistrate may refer to the Tribunal for its opinion the ques ...

Central team in State to assess flood damage
GUWAHATI, Sept 3 - An inter-ministerial team of Government of India has reached Assam today to visit and assess this year’s most flood affected areas of the State. After a brief meeting with the senior officials of the State Government on the damage ...

IAF inducts 8 Apache attack helicopters
PATHANKOT, Sept 3 - Eight US-made Apache stealth attack helicopters, capable of firing missiles and rockets, were inducted into the Indian Air Force on Tuesday, significantly boosting the force’s combat capability at a time India faces complex securi ...

Chidambaram’s CBI custody extended till Sept 5
NEW DELHI, Sept 3 - Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram would remain in the CBI custody till September 5 in the INX Media corruption case as the Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered “status quo” despite the probe agency insisting that it does not requi ...

First de-orbiting manoeuvre of Chandrayaan-2 performed
BENGALURU, Sept 3 - A day after lander Vikram was separated from Chandrayaan-2’s orbiter, the ISRO said on Tuesday that it has successfully performed the first de-orbiting manoeuvre for the spacecraft. The city-headquartered space agency will perform ...

Assam State Zoo plans outcrossing of Asiatic lions
GUWAHATI, Sept 3 - The State forest department has chalked out a plan for outcrossing of Asiatic lions, by lending as well as bringing the animal on loan basis from other states. ...

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