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Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb laying the foundation stone of the Special Economic Zone at Sabroom in South Tripura district on Friday. – Photo: Correspondent
UNICEF appoints Ayushmann Khurrana as celebrity advocate for children's rights campaign
MUMBAI, Sep 12: UNICEF India announced Ayushmann Khurrana as its celebrity advocate for children's rights campaign - 'For Every Child'. ...

Sebi shortlists Bharti Airtel, Wipro, others to revamp IT infra network, communication systems
NEW DELHI, Sep 12: Markets regulator Sebi has shortlisted eight companies including Bharti Airtel, Wipro and Tata Communications to revamp its IT infrastructure network and communication systems. ...

Kangana fan arrested for threatening Shiv Sena leader
KOLKATA, Sep 12: A man, claiming to be a fan of actress Kangana Ranaut, was arrested from the city's Tollygunge area for allegedly making internet calls and threatening Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut, police said. ...

Industrial production declines 10.4 pc in July
NEW DELHI, Sep 12: Industrial production declined by 10.4 per cent in July, mainly due to lower output of manufacturing, mining and power generation, as per the government data released on Friday. ...

Govt lists 23 new bills for Monsoon session of Parliament
NEW DELHI, Sep 12: The government has listed 23 new bills, including 11 which seek to replace ordinances, for introduction in Parliament's Monsoon session beginning on Monday. ...

UN General Assembly adopts resolution on Covid-19
UNITED NATIONS, Sept 12: The UN General Assembly on Friday adopted an "omnibus" resolution to encourage international cooperation in response to Covid-19. ...

Dhaka University prof terminated for distorting Liberation War facts
DHAKA, Sept 12: A Dhaka University professor has been terminated for distorting facts about Bangladesh's Liberation War. ...

Covid-19 situation worsens, Tripura HC asks govt for details
AGARTALA, Sept 12: In view of the deteriorating Covid-19 situation, the Tripura High Court on Friday asked the state government to file a detailed affidavit by September 18 about the entire situation and treatment facilities. ...

NDA seat-sharing formula in Bihar still unclear
PATNA, Sept 12: Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai on Friday said that the BJP-led NDA has set a target of winning 220 out of 243 seats in the 2020 Bihar Assembly election. ...

24 candidates score 100 percentile in JEE Mains
NEW DELHI, Sept 12: A total of 24 candidates have scored 100 percentile score in the Joint Entrance Examinations (JEE) Mains 2020 examination. ...

India, China agree to de-escalate tensions
NEW DELHI, Sept 11 - India and China have reached a five-point consensus to resolve the four-month-long military standoff in eastern Ladakh agreeing to “quickly disengage” troops, avoid action that could escalate tensions and take steps to restore “p ...

Survey work on metro rail network gets underway
GUWAHATI, Sept 11 - Baseline survey vis-ŕ-vis the feasibility report of the ambitious metro rail network in the Extended State Capital Region spreading over five districts of Assam has begun with an eye on a world-class public transport system. ...

NIA charge-sheet against 7 ULFA cadres
GUWAHATI, Sept 11 - The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has filed a charge-sheet naming seven cadres of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) as accused in the Assam Police officer Bhaskar Kalita encounter case. The NIA filed the charge-shee ...

Committed to provide water in all households by 2024: Sonowal
GUWAHATI, Sept 11 - Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today said that the State government is committed to provide Har Ghar Jal (water in all households) and become a Har Ghar Jal Rajya by 2024. He, therefore, asked the implementing agency of Jal Jee ...

AASU-AJYCP to declare political outfit by September 15
GUWAHATI, Sept 11 - With the motto ‘Assam first, always and ever’, the All Assam Students’ Union and Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuba Chatra Parishad are going to declare the name of their political outfit on or before September 15. Both the organisations, in ...

Assam recognised as an Emerging Start-up Ecosystem in India
GUWAHATI, Sept 11 - Assam has been recognised as an emerging start-up ecosystem in India for its relentless efforts to create a supportive start-up ecosystem in the State and encouraging the youths of Assam to take up entrepreneurship. Other States t ...

Students to study under new curriculum in 2022: Modi
NEW DELHI, Sept 11 - Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday that students will study under a new curriculum drawn from the National Education Policy when the country celebrates its 75th year of Independence in 2022, and asserted that the curricu ...

Centre lists Bill for discussion in ensuing Monsoon Session
NEW DELHI, Sept 11 - The Centre has listed a Representation of the People (Amendment) Bill, 2020 for discussion in the ensuing Monsoon Session of Parliament to amend an electoral law to give legal backing to the recently-formed Delimitation Commissio ...

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