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India’s active COVID cases breach 1 lakh mark with 4,313 fresh infections

Guwahati: Witnessing a jump in the new COVID cases, India reported 18,819 in the last 24 hours, an increase of 4,313 infections than yesterday, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Thursday. The country had recorded…

After 3-year gap, Amarnath Yatra resumes today

Guwahati: The 43-day long Amarnath Yatra to the holy cave shrine located in south Kashmir Himalayas began today amid chants of ‘Har Har Mahadev’ from both Baltal and Nunwan base camps in Kashmir valley. Deputy Commissioner Piyush Singla flagged off…

Udaipur murder case: One of two who killed tailor has Pak link, says DGP

Guwahati: One of the two prime accused in the brutal killing of a tailor in Udaipur has links with the Pakistan-based organisation Dawat-e-Islami and had visited Karachi in 2014, the Rajasthan Police chief said on Wednesday. The police have detained…

Single-use plastic ban to come into force across India from tomorrow

Guwahati:  Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change on 28 June has notified that govt will ban identified single-use plastic items across the country from 1 July. “India will ban the manufacture, import, stocking, distribution, sale and use of identified…

Assam’s flood situation worsens again, death toll reaches 151

Guwahati: The flood situation in Assam has deteriorated, with 10 regions reporting 12 new deaths. At present, the death toll caused by floods in the state has reached 151, the Assam Disaster Management Authority reported on Wednesday. More than 3.15…

BJP set to stake claim in Maharashtra, Devendra Fadnavis eyes CM post for 3rd time

Guwahati: The stage is set for the return of a BJP-led government in Maharasthra with Uddhav Thackeray resigning as chief minister shortly after the Supreme Court declined to stay the floor test called by Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari in a…

Maharashtra Assembly special session postponed, no Floor Test today

Guwahati: Maharashtra Assembly Secretary Rajendra Bhagwat has informed all state MLAs that as per the Governor’s orders the special session that was scheduled on Thursday will now not be convened. The special Assembly was scheduled today with the only agenda…

Election for 16th Vice President of India on 6 August: ECI

Guwahati: The election for the post of Vice President of India will be held on 6 August, 2022, the Election Commission of India (ECI) announced on Wednesday. The term of office of the incumbent Vice President, M Venkaiah Naidu ends…

Centre directs NIA to take up savage Udaipur murder case

Guwahtai: The Union Home Ministry has directed the National Investigative agency to take over the investigation into the murder of Udaipur Tailor, Kanhaiya Lal Teli. Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s office tweeted “MHA has directed the National Investigation Agency (NIA)…

Assam Floods: Fresh spell of rain worsens flood situation

Guwahati: Just when it appeared like the Assam floods scenario was improving, heavy rain from Tuesday have yet again deteriorated the situation. At least 25 lakh people in 28 districts are facing the wrath of floods. And if that was…