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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing the 'Howdy Modi' event, in Houston, USA on Sunday. – PTI
Messi, Rapinoe win FIFA Player of the Year awards
MILAN, Sept 24: Lionel Messi won the FIFA Men's Player of the Year award on Monday with Megan Rapinoe bagging the women's prize to cap a historic year for the United States' World Cup icon. ...

Govt had benefit of low intl oil prices since 2014, yet taxes on petrol, diesel raised: Yechury
NEW DELHI, Sept 24: Hitting out at the government over rising fuel prices, CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Tuesday said that despite the benefit of low oil prices internationally since 2014, taxes on petrol and diesel were raised. ...

NDFB(S) militant nabbed in Kokrajhar
KOKRAJHAR, Sept 24: A militant of the NDFB (Songbijit) group was nabbed along with arms and ammunition by security forces in Assam's Kokrajhar district, a police officer said. ...

President emphasises on reducing water footprint
NEW DELHI, Sept 24: President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday emphasised on the need to reduce water foot print and said farmers, corporate leaders and government bodies need to actively consider it. ...

Road accident near Demow kills 9
SIVASAGAR, Sept 23 - In one of the worst road accidents in recent times, nine passengers of a Jorhat-bound minibus were killed on the spot and several others injured when it collided head on with a Tinsukia-bound bus on the NH-37 near Demow Thowra Do ...

Modi pledges to more than double India’s non-fossil fuel target
UNITED NATIONS, Sept 23 - Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday gave a clarion call for a “global people’s movement” to bring about a behavioral change to deal with climate change as he made a path-breaking pledge to more than double India’s non-fos ...

Balakot terror camp reactivated: Army chief
CHENNAI, Sept 23 - Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Monday said Pakistan has reactivated the Balakot terror camp very recently and about 500 infiltrators were waiting to sneak into India. The response to the terror camp getting functional again may ...

Narrow escape for Sonowal, officials
GUWAHATI, Sept 23 - Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and the officials accompanying him today had a narrow escape when the pilots almost lost control of the helicopter on which they were travelling to Lakhimpur due to bad weather. But the pilots ult ...

Govt notifies amended MV Act in State
GUWAHATI, Sept 23 - The State government today notified the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 2019 redefining the fines to be imposed for violation of the Act. ...

NHPC to begin works for Dibang project
NEW DELHI, Sept 23 - The NHPC is going ahead with the preliminary works for construction of the 2,880 MW Dibang Multipurpose Project in Arunachal Pradesh for an amount of Rs 1,600 crore, the power generation company’s chairman-cum-managing director ( ...

Shah pitches for multipurpose card
NEW DELHI, Sept 23 - Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday mooted the idea of a multipurpose identity card for citizens with all utilities like Aadhaar, passport, driving licence and bank accounts. ...

Assam Tourism eyes 75 lakh domestic tourists
MUMBAI, Sept 23 - Assam, one of the ‘seven sisters’ of North East, is eying over 75 lakh domestic and 50,000 foreign tourists to visit the State following digital promotions and documentaries, according to a top government official said. ...

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