India

IndiGo Fined ₹ 5 Lakh For Not Allowing specially-abled Boy On Board

Guwahati: The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has imposed a penalty of Rs 5 lakh on IndiGo for failing to adequately handle the case of a special child at Ranchi airport. DGCA in a statement said, “It has been observed…

NCB gives clean chit to Aryan Khan, 5 others in drugs-on-cruise case

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Friday gave a clean chit to Aryan Khan, son of film actor Shah Rukh Khan, in the October 2021 ‘drugs on cruise’ case in which he was arrested last year. Officials of the NCB,…

Geetanjali Shree’s ‘Tomb of Sand’ becomes 1st Hindi novel to win International Booker Prize

Guwahati: Delhi-based author Geetanjali Shree and American translator Daisy Rockwell won the International Booker Prize on Thursday for their novel ‘Tomb of Sand’. Originally written in Hindi, ‘Tomb of Sand’ is the first book in any Indian language to win…

Navjot Singh Sidhu assigned role of clerk in Patiala Jail

Guwahati: Convicted in a 1988 road rage case, former Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu will work as a clerk at the Patiala Central Jail. Sidhu will be trained for three months and will be taught how to brief lengthy…

Supreme Court recognises prostitution as a profession, orders police to treat sex workers with dignity

Guwahati: In a landmark order, the Supreme Court of India has recognised prostitution as a profession, and ordered police to treat sex workers with dignity while issuing six directions safeguarding the interests of sex workers. The apex court has said…

26-year-old Abhilasha Barak from Haryana becomes Indian Army’s first woman combat aviator

Guwahati: Thirty years after India began inducting women as officers in the armed forces, Captain Abhilasha Barak on Wednesday became the first woman to join the Army Aviation Corps as a helicopter pilot after completing a year-long course at the…

J&K: TV actor shot dead by terrorists, 10-year-old nephew injured in Budgam

Guwahati: A 35-year-old TV actor was killed by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir’s Budgam district on Wednesday. Her 10-year-old nephew was injured in the attack. The victim has been identified as Amreena Bhat who was also a TikTok artist. “At…

BREAKING: NIA Court awards life imprisonment to Yasin Malik in terror funding case

Guwahati: The NIA court in Delhi awarded life imprisonment to Kashmiri separatist leader Yasin Malik.  The court had on May 19 convicted Malik and had directed the NIA authorities to assess his financial situation to determine the amount of fine…

NIA demands death penalty for Kashmiri Separatist Yasin Malik, Delhi court verdict today

Guwahati: The National Investigative Agency (NIA) on Wednesday sought death penalty for convicted Kashmiri separatist and chief of banned Jammu & Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) leader Yasin Malik in a terror funding case, news agency PTI reported. Malik was convicted…

J&K: 3 Pakistani terrorists, cop killed in Baramulla encounter

Guwahati: At least three terrorists of Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) were killed during an encounter in Baramulla here on Wednesday. The encounter took place at Najibhat crossing in Kreeri area of Baramulla earlier today in which one Jammu and…