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    Air India Express jet crash: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan lauds local response

    The fateful Air India Express jet arrived at the Kozhikode International Airport at around 7:30 PM on Friday carrying 190 passengers from Dubai.

    Air India Express jet crashes in Kerala; nation mourns...

    According to a source, at least three persons have died till the filing of this report besides severely injuring more than 20 passengers on board.

    Centre issues notification for CBI probe into Sushant Singh...

    The SC bench asked Maharashtra, Bihar and Rajput’s father to reply on actor Rhea Chakraborty’s petition seeking transfer of case from Patna to Mumbai

    Breaking: EIA 2020: Karnataka HC Restrains Centre from Publishing...

    The bench in its order has clarified that it will be open for respondents to take all permissible steps on the basis of impugned draft notification

    MORE TOP STORIES

    Lord Ram to unite the world: PM Modi

    Chanting ‘Jai Siyaram’ in between his speech, Modi said, “People from across the world will visit the grand Ram Mandir to witness Lord Shri Ram and mother Janaki. As such, it will connect India with the rest of the world.”

    Ministry of Defence signs MoU with IIT Kanpur and Dept of Administrative Reforms

    The MoU envisages IIT Kanpur to develop Artificial Intelligence to conduct an exploratory and predictive analysis of Public Grievances

    UPSC Result 2019: Rahul Modi secures rank 420 in bizarre coincidence

    The candidate’s name- a combination of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Congress leader Rahul Gandhi — immediately set Twitter on fire

    Home Ministry Seeks 3 Months Additional time for framing CAA Rules

    In Assam, CAA has sparked huge protests forcing the state government to impose a curfew in the capital city of Guwahati in December

    Union Home Minister Shah Tests Covid-19 Positive

    In his tweeter handle, the Union Minister on Sunday said, “After experiencing the early symptoms of the pandemic Covid-19, I got myself tested and was found positive.”

    International flights in India ban till August 31

    The ban on international flights was extended even as capacity on domestic routes has been hiked to 45 percent from the earlier 33 percent

    Supreme Court dismisses PIL seeking CBI probe into Sushant Singh Rajput death case

    The apex court in response to a prayer said that it has no relevance whether the deceased actor was a good human being or not

    ‘Withdraw draft EIA 2020: Environmentalists & Groups from Himalayan region tells Environment Ministry

    From the Western to the Eastern Himalayas, in about 12 states, a population of close to 80 million, depend almost entirely on land and forest-based livelihoods

    India and Indonesia agree to further enhance bilateral defence cooperation

    The possible areas of expansion of defence and military ties were discussed between Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and his Indonesian counterpart General Prabowo Subianto during the Defence Ministers’ Dialogue

    Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas Donate for Assam Flood

    Though the situation has slightly improved on Sunday the death toll rose to 102 as over 25 lakh people remained flood affected

    PM Modi lays foundation for Water Supply project in Manipur

    Ease of Living is a necessary prerequisite for a better life and is the right of all including the poor: PM

    Deployment of IAF assets in Eastern Ladakh sent strong message to adversary: Defence Minister

    The Defence Minister also appreciated the proactive response by the IAF in bolstering its operational capabilities over the past few months.

    Assam Floods: Centre to Take it Up with Bhutan

    A national committee recommended setting up of North East Water Management Authority to permanently solve the issues of flood and erosion in the state

    Human Trials of COVAXIN Begins in AIIMS, Delhi

    The phase 1 trial of the vaccine will be done on healthy people aged 18-55 years who have no co-morbidity

    PM takes stock of Assam Flood: Assures Central Support

    Sonowal informed about the COVID-19 scenario that the number of positive cases was increasing in the state as a result of ramping up of testing capacity

    Northeast Connects with Bangladesh Seaports

    This will benefit the north eastern states by cutting transportation time and cost through land routes to the northeast

    CBSE Class X Results: Guwahati Pass Percentage Lowest in Country

    This year, too, the girls outshine boys with 93.31 percent which is an increase from last year’s percentage of 92.45 percent

    Tarun Gogoi’s Mantra to Sachin Pilot: ‘Be Patient’

    On Tuesday, Sachin Pilot tweeted, “Truth can be disturbed, not defeated.”

    Centre agrees to Strategic Tunnel Below Brahmaputra River Near China Border

    Reports claimed that transport vehicles would be able to cruise at a speed of 80 Km/h while using this tunnel

    Adil Hussain conferred with Outstanding Achievement Award

    The Bagri Foundation London Indian Film Festival (LIFF) and Birmingham Indian Film Festival (BIFF), together make up Europe’s largest Indian film festival

    India’s 2018 tiger census sets a Guinness record

    According to one of the most detailed wildlife surveys ever conducted, the country’s tiger population rose by 6 per cent to roughly 3,000 animals

    Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh speaks to Defence Minister of Republic of Korea

    Singh also reviewed the situation in eastern Ladakh in view of the withdrawal of troops from the friction points by China's Peoples Liberation Army

    Garga Chatterjee, still a ‘Headache’ for Assam Police

    Despite CM Sonowal’s order and an arrest warrant from a court, Chatterjee’s arrest continued to be a ‘difficult’ task for Assam Police

    In conversation with Kenny Basumatary on his film release – Yaara

    “It’s a good feeling when I saw all four of us from a non-filmy background made it to this level and worked together in a movie. I am hoping people will watch and love our film.” - Kenny Basumatary

    NE Bamboo industry will lead Indian’s Economic Recovery in Post-COVID era: DoNER

    The northeast region house almost 60 percent of India’s reserve of Bamboo

    Centre asks states to enable private doctors to prescribe COVID-19 testing

    On Thursday, Assam registered two more COVID deaths taking the total number of COVID deaths in the state to 14

    Priyanka Gandhi being asked to vacate Government Bungalow is Govt’s Political Vendetta: Tarun Gogoi

    Guwahati: After the government issued notice to Priyanka Gandhi to vacate her government bungalow in Delhi, former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi...

    PM Modi announces extension of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana

    The government will spend more than Rs 90,000 crore towards the extension of the scheme

    MoEF constitutes State Level Environment Assessment Authority for Assam

    The Authority to take its decision on the recommendations of the State Level Expert Appraisal Committee constituted under the Assam government

    India records daily five deaths in custody

    Out of the 125 deaths in police custody, 75 persons or 60% belonged to the poor and marginalised communities

    UP Govt bans Chinese-Made Electricity Meters

    UP STF earlier ordered all its personnel to uninstall all Chinese made applications from their mobile devices

    Manipur Crisis: In a twist of event, CBI summons Ibobi Singh in a graft case

    BJP in Manipur has been struggling to remain in power after nine ruling coalition members, including four ministers, resigned last week

    Assam Police Return Empty-handed, Could Not Trace Whereabouts of Garga Chatterjee

    The four-member team of Assam police, who left for Kolkata to arrest Garga Chatterjee, returned empty-handed on Tuesday.

    Parts of Guwahati to Revisit Total Lockdown from Tonight: All Details inside

    Large scale spread of COVID 19 affected cases among the public in Guwahati posed as a major threat to public health, hygiene and safety

    50000 ‘Desi’ Ventilators for Covid Patients

    Centre allocates Rs 2000 crore for supplying of ‘Made-in-India’ ventilators

    OIL urges PCBA to lift ‘closure notice’, says works in progress to meet the guideline

    The PCBA in its closure notice said that the PSU major had nonchalantly violated the provision of law in force causing pollution to the environment.

    PM Modi assures support: Houses and Church damaged in Earthquake in Mizoram

    This was the second earthquake that rocked Mizoram within a span of 12 hours. On Sunday evening too, an earthquake with its epicenter being in Aizwal

    COVID Scare: Kamakhya Temple Wears Deserted Look as Ambubachi Rituals begin without Devotees

    The rising cases of COVID positive in Pandu, Maligaon, Jalukbari-located on the foothills of Nilachal-has kept the Temple committee on alert. The temple wore a deserted look as the rituals of the Mela began in the morning.

    Indo-China Tension: Sikkim on Alert

    There was a standoff with blows exchanged at the Naku La pass in North Sikkim between Indian and People's Liberation Army soldiers in May

    Assam police ‘stranded’ in Kolkata

    Till Sunday evening, the four-member team of the Assam police who left for Kolkata on Friday was yet to secure cooperation from the local police in nabbing Chatterjee.

    Earthquake in Assam and NE states

    The earthquake of magnitude 5.1 was recorded with the epicentre being in Mizoram's Aizawl district.

    Assamese in Pune Celebrate Online ‘Rabha Divas’ amid Coronavirus

    The Assamese diaspora decided to pay their tributes by participating in a 10-day online ‘Rabha Divas’ competition

    ‘You cannot even spell correctly’: Himanta takes a jibe at Rahul over India-China standoff

    Earlier, Rahul Gandhi sharpened his attack on the Centre on the face-off between Indian and Chinese soldiers in eastern Ladakh

    Glenmark Gets Approval For Favipiravir As COVID-19 Treatment

    The drug will be available as a prescription-based medication for around Rs 103 per tablet, with recommended doses up to day 14

    In Pics: Coronavirus Time: Check Out Bollywood Celebs Donning Masks

    Here’s how our loved and popular Bollywood Stars are donning Masks as they live through the Pandemic time

    In a Twist: BJP won Manipur’s lone Rajya Sabha seat

    The Congress also complained before the EC that at least two MLAs including Speaker Yumnam Khemchand Singh showed their ballot papers to “unauthorized people”

    Air Force moves its frontline Fighters and Helicopters as India-China Border Tensions Peak

    Chinese have been patrolling inside Arunachal’s boundary, time for action: BJP MP Tapir Gao

    Manipur Political Crisis: Ibobi stakes claim to form Government, demands Special Session

    Ibobi Singh in the letter suggested the Governor that since the present Ministry was in the minority, it may be dismissed outright and to uphold the principle of democracy, SPF headed by him and which commands the majority may be invited to form the government

    India to send Tri-Service contingent to Victory Day Parade in Moscow

    On the 75th anniversary of the victory in the World War II, there will be a military parade in Moscow to honour the sacrifices made by the Russian and other friendly people

    Symbolic Funeral for Lakhimpur Girl who Died in Delhi of COVID-19

    The girl passed away at the AIIMS Trauma Centre in Delhi

    Assam BJP postpones ‘Virtual’ rally in solidarity with the Army jawans lives in Galwan valley of Ladakh

    BJP National President JP Nadda, CM Sonowal and Himanta Biswa Sarma were also supposed to be present in the virtual rally scheduled to begin at 12 noon

    ‘Lord Jagannath will not forgive us if we allow it’: SC stays Puri’s Jagannath Rath Yatra

    Guwahati: The Supreme Court on Thursday stayed India’s biggest chariot festival- the Lord Jagannath’s Rath Yatra held annually at Puri in Odisha scheduled from June 23.

    India China Tension: Modi calls all-party meet to discuss Ladakh face-off

    In Assam also, various organisations torched the national flag of China in protests of the violence against Indian soldiers

    Patriotic People’s Front Assam bats for befitting reply to ‘imperialist’ China

    PPFA advocates the appeal by innovator and social engineer Sonam Wangchuk to boycott all kinds of Chinese products including their software like Tiktok

    For the first time in history Ambubachi Mela to have no Devotees and Pilgrims

    Unlike previous years, this year the devotees, sadhus and sanyasis will not be allowed to enter Kamakhya Devalaya or the nearby places

    Alert in Lahaul-Spiti, Kinnaur over Ladakh Face-Off

    With the clashes between the Indian Army and the Chinese Troops in Galwan Valley, the Police has now issue alert in the Spiti-Lahaul and Kinnaur Districts.

    Tension Rises along India-China border: ‘Casualties on both sides’

    A large number of Indian and Chinese troops were engaged in an eyeball-to-eyeball situation in Galwan Valley for the last five weeks

    Arunachal Pradesh medics pinned their Photos to PPE suits to comfort COVID-19 patients

    Guwahati: In this time of the pandemic, frontline workers especially the doctors are constantly being celebrated as ‘Warriors’. However, for a COVID...

    55 journalists targeted during lockdown In India

    By Debananda Medak Guwahati: The Rights and Risks Analysis Group, an independent think-tank based in New Delhi, in its...

    Bollywood Actor Sushant Singh Rajput commits Suicide

    Guwahati: Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput has reportedly committed suicide on Sunday at his house in Mumbai. The reason...

    200 Assam students remained stuck in Kyrgyzstan

    Guwahati: Around 200 medical students from Assam and other northeastern states remained trapped in Kyrgyzstan and waiting to return home. The students...

    Charlie’s Angels from Northeast nabbed dreaded criminal in Delhi

    Guwahati: Two young female constables from Northeast belonging to the Special Police Unit for North East Region (SPUNER) received the highest Delhi...

    Researchers Find New Possibility To Improve Rice Productivity In India

    In order to meet the demand of the growing population of India and the world, production of rice needs to increase significantly by...

    India Reports 100 Coronavirus Deaths In 24 Hours

    India reported 100 fatalities and 3,967 new novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the last 24 hours. The total...

    COVID-19 Crisis: President Kovind To Forgo 30% Salary For A Year

    President Ram Nath Kovind will forgo 30 per cent of his salary for a year and drastically reduce spending on travel and...

    15 New COVID-19 Positive Cases Detected In Guwahati, Total Cases Reach 79 In Assam

    At least 15 persons from Kamrup Metro were tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) on Wednesday. According to...

    PM Narendra Modi Announces Special Economic Package Worth Rs 20 Lakh Crore

    Recalling those who have died battling the pandemic, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that the crisis that has emerged due...

    COVID-19 Cases In India Cross 70,000-Mark; Death Toll Nears 2,300

    India has now registered over 70,000 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, according to the Union Health Ministry. A total of...

    Only Asymptomatic Passengers With Confirmed E-Tickets To Be Allowed: MHA

    The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) issued detailed guidelines and standard operation procedure (SOP) in regard to the movement of persons...

    Ensure Migrants Do Not Resort To Walking On Road Or On Railway Tracks: MHA Tells States

    The Union Home Ministry directed the state/UTs to ensure that the migrant workers do not resort to walking on roads, rail tracks...

    Indian Army Troops Clashes With Chinese Army In Sikkim

    The soldiers of the Indian Army and Chinese People's Liberation Army were involved in a tense face-off in Naku La area of...

    5 Migrant Labourers Killed,11 Injured After Truck Overturns In MP

    In a tragic incident, five migrant labourers died and 11 others sustained severe injuries after the truck they were travelling in overturned...

    Migrant Workers Crushed To Death By Goods Train In Maharashtra; PM Modi Expresses Grief

    In a tragic incident, 15 migrant workers in a group of 20 were killed after a cargo train ran over them while...

    7 Hospitalised After Gas Leak In Chhattisgarh Paper Mill

    At least seven workers have been hospitalised and three are said to be critical as a paper mill in Chhattisgarh reported a...

    Most Wanted Hizbul Commander Riyaz Naikoo Gunned Down In Kashmir

    In a massive success for security forces, most wanted terrorist and Hizbul Mujahideen’s chief in Jammu and Kashmir, Riyaz Naikoo was...

    Top Hizbul Commander Riyaz Naikoo Trapped In J&K Encounter

    Most wanted Hizbul chief has been trapped in his native Beighpora village in Awantipora in Jammu and Kashmiri's Pulwama district. 

    Air India To Operate 64 Flights From May 7

    Air India will operate 64 flights to bring back around 15,000 Indian nationals stranded abroad amid the COVID-19-induced lockdown.

    Total COVID-19 Cases In India Inch Towards 50,000-Mark; 1,694 Deaths

    India's novel coronavirus (COVID-19) count inched close to the 50,000-mark. The deadly COVID-19 infected 49,391 in India, including 33,514 active cases.

    Three Kashmiri Photo Journalists Win Pulitzer Prize For Article 370 Coverage

    Three photo-journalists from Jammu and Kashmir won the 2020 Pulitzer Prize in feature photography on Monday. The photojournalists, Mukhtar Khan,...

    Govt To Bring Back Indian Nationals Stranded Abroad Starting May 7

    Government of India will be facilitating the return of Indian nationals stranded abroad on compelling grounds in a phased manner.

    Congress Will Pay Migrants’ Train Fare: Sonia Gandhi

    Congress supremo Sonia Gandhi has launched a scathing attack on the Centre for charging the stranded migrant labourers returning home for their...

    Flypasts To Petal Showers: Armed Forces Salute Corona Warriors

    From showering rose petals over hospitals treating novel coronavirus (COVID-19) patients to illuminating naval vessels and from flypasts to performances by military...

    Army Colonel, Major Among 5 Others Killed In J&K’s Terrorist Attack

    An Indian army colonel, a major and two soldiers, along with a Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) police sub-inspector, were killed in an...

    Two Suspected Terrorists Killed In Kashmir

    Two suspected terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, police said.

    Assam To Impose Curfew From 6 PM To 6 AM Post May 3

    The Assam Government mulling to impose the night curfew in Assam from 6 PM to 6 AM instead of 7 PM to...

    India’s COVID-19 Cases Soar To 37,336, Death Toll At 1,218

    India’s novel coronavirus (COVID-19) total confirmed cases surged to 37,336 on May 2nd, 2020. As per the data...

    Indian Air Force, Navy Helicopters To Shower Petals On Hospital Treating COVID-19 Patients On May 3

    To show solidarity to the healthcare workers for their contribution in handling the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), helicopters from India Air Force (IAF) and Indian Navy...

    India’s Lockdown 3.0: Check Out What’s Remain Open, What’s Remain Shut

    The Ministry of Home Affairs on Friday extended the lockdown due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) till May 17th, 2020 but the next phase...

    India’s COVID-19 Lockdown Extended By 2 Weeks Starting May 4

    The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has issued an order to further extend the Lockdown for a period of two weeks...

    Railways To Run ‘Shramik Special’ Trains For Stranded People

    The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on May 1st, 2020 allowed the use of special trains for movement of migrant labourers, tourists,...

    Check Out The Full List Of Red, Orange And Green Zones

    The Union Health Ministry has finalised the list of containment zones and decided all major metro cities across the country will remain...

    In A First, Special Train Ferries 1,200 Stranded Migrants From Telangana To Jharkhand

    The Ministry of Railways deployed the first special train on May 1st, 2020 to ferry stranded migrants hit by coronavirus induced lockdown...

    India’s COVID-19 Tally Mounts To 35,000, Death Toll At 1,147

    As many as 1,993 new cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were recorded in the last 24 hours, the highest 1-day...

    Legendary Footballer Chuni Goswami Passes Away At 82

    Legendary former India footballer and cricketer Chuni Goswami passed away on Thursday due to a cardiac arrested. As per reports,...

    New COVID-19 Guidelines To Be In Effect From May 4

    Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) to ensure that the gains of the lockdown are not squandered away, the lockdown guidelines must be...

    India’s Youngest COVID-19 Patient Recovers In Telangana

    A 45-day-old infant has recovered from the highly contagious novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and was discharged from a hospital in Telangana.

    Rishi Kapoor’s Contribution To Indian Cinema Will Never Be Forgotten: Assam CM

    Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal paid his last respects to Rishi Kapoor after the actor died at the H N Reliance Hospital...

    Veteran Bollywood Actor Rishi Kapoor Passes Away At 67

    Veteran Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor passed away at 67 on April 30th, 2020. Actor Amitabh Bachchan first tweeted that Kapoor has passed...

    COVID-19 Lockdown: Stranded Persons Can Now Get Back Home, MHA Issues Guidelines

    The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) permitted migrant workers, students, tourists and pilgrims stranded get back home under fresh guidelines issued on Wednesday.

    Supreme Court Employee Tests Positive For COVID-19

    In a first, a Supreme Court employee has tested positive for novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infection. The Class IV...

    OPINION

    Opinion: In Search of the Ramrajya

    News of scattered communal riots are coming from different parts including Assam; helping us observe and understand how such elements have started gaining foothold across the Assamese public discourse.

    The Power of The Crowd

    The only beacon of hope amidst these testing times are the actions taken on by the people across the society to help the victims of Assam

    “Humanity is at stake?”

    It’s always easy to judge from afar unless you are in that basket and know what the actual scenario is. I guess...

    OPINION: An Untold Story of a Police Runner: “Dogs on the Streets & Crows at Home”

    Every evening, Madan travels across the police stations of Dibrugarh town and its neighbouring places for delivering and collecting police messages and documents.

    Tete- a-Tete with Guwahati girl and web series Aarya famed Actor Priyasha Bharadwaj

    Born in Guwahati, Assam Priyasha had a flair for performing arts right from her childhood. Her grandfather Natya Prabrakar Lt. Shri Satya Prasad Barua, was a Sahitya Academy Awardee

    ‘Netiquette’-The Need of the Hour

    The days when Etiquette was the only order of society is in the past. We now have the concept of "Netiquette" which has taken over the world and our lives

    Learning to live with a “Genius” virus

    In times of Covid-19 crisis, we don’t have the luxury of generating and evaluating alternative solutions and making a rational choice

    TRENDING

    How did Sonowal violate COVID 19 protocol? Asks Debabrata Saikia

    Large numbers of people were seen attending the program and the CM himself was allegedly seen not maintaining 'social distancing’

    This Diwali, Perk Up Your Home With These Super Easy Rangoli Designs

    Indians love colours and this love for colors is shown through rangolis

    Indefinite Curfew clamped in parts of Silchar after violence

    The order specified that the curfew would be imposed in the areas under the Malugram police outpost of Silchar, prohibiting the movement of individuals

    Lord Ram to unite the world: PM Modi

    Chanting ‘Jai Siyaram’ in between his speech, Modi said, “People from across the world will visit the grand Ram Mandir to witness Lord Shri Ram and mother Janaki. As such, it will connect India with the rest of the world.”