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Construction of a flyover under way at Ganeshguri in Guwahati on Wednesday. – UB Photos
How a global drug cartel 'hooked' an Indian pharma firm for multi-billion narco deal
NEW DELHI, Sept 12: Lure of easy money readily convinced Indian pharmaceutical Company, Avon Life Sciences, to supply ephedrine, a chemical used for manufacturing drugs, to one of the biggest global drug cartels operating from Kenya, reveals the US D ...

Woman sits on snakes, gets bitten and dies
GORAKHPUR (Uttar Pradesh), Sept 12: In a bizarre incident, a woman while talking on the phone sat down on a pair of snakes, got bitten and died minutes later. ...

Not against inter-religion or inter-caste marriages: SC
NEW DELHI, Sept 12: The Supreme Court has said it is not against inter-religious or inter-caste marriages, but expressed concern over instances of women being left in the lurch by men who enter into such commitments with mala fide intention. ...

Rupee rises 36 paise to 71.30 against USD in early trade
MUMBAI, Sept 12: The Indian rupee appreciated by 36 paise to 71.30 against the US dollar in early trade on Thursday as gains in domestic equity market and fresh foreign fund inflows strengthened investor sentiments. ...

UN chief calls for Indo-Pak bilateral talks
NEW DELHI, Sept 11 - In a statement that will be construed as a huge boost for the Narendra Modi government, United Nations (UN) Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday appealed both India and Pakistan to resolve the Kashmir issue via bilater ...

Heavy traffic fines to avert road accidents, says Gadkari
NEW DELHI, Sept 11 - Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday defended the recent hike in traffic fines and described it as a deterrent which will promote road safety and avert accidents. ...

Roots of terror in our neighbourhood: Modi
MATHURA (UP), Sept 11 - Invoking the 9/11 attack on America this day 18 years ago, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said the roots of terrorism are being nourished in India’s neighbourhood and asserted that New Delhi is fully competent to me ...

ONGC to invest over Rs 13,000 cr in State
NEW DELHI, Sept 11 - In a big ticket investment, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) on Wednesday announced that it will invest over Rs 13,000 crore in Assam over the next five years. ...

Timber transported outside State flouting guidelines
GUWAHATI, Sept 11 - In what smacks of a major scam, truckloads of timber were transported outside the State without following the standard operating procedure (SOP) laid down by the Central government. ...

Call to fix minimum price for green tea leaf
GUWAHATI, Sept 11 - Any attempt at revitalizing the ailing tea industry of the State should take into consideration the issue of fixing a minimum price for the green tea leaf. Otherwise, all attempts at infusing life in this century-old industry will ...

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