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Guests On Google Meet, Food Via Zomato: Bengal Couple’s unique Pandemic Wedding

Guwahati:  A couple from West Bengal finds a unique way to hold the wedding ceremony amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The couple from Burdwan, Sandipan Sarkar and Aditi Das will tie the knot on January 24. Even though the West Bengal…

Kerala, Tamil Nadu & West Bengal’s Republic Day Tableaux Rejected

Guwahati: Ahead of the Republic day parade, politics of tableau has heated up after Centre rejected the proposals of Kerala, West Bengal and Tamil Nadu tableau have also been rejected by central government for Republic day. An official of the…

Aparna Yadav, Mulayam Singh Yadav’s daughter-in-law, joins BJP

Guwahati: Mulayam Singh Yadav’s daughter-in-law Aparna Yadav on Wednesday joined the BJP in New Delhi delivering a major blow to the Samajwadi Party ahead of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections 2022.  Aparna Yadav, 32, is married to Prateek Yadav, 34, who is…

India reports over 2.8 lakh new COVID-19 cases, daily positivity rate at 15.13 pc

Guwahati: India reported 2,82,970 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours with a daily positivity rate of 15.13 per cent, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare informed on Wednesday. The fresh infections are 2,369 more than yesterday. On…

Election Commission of India postpones Punjab Assembly poll

Guwahati:  The Election Commission of India (ECI) has decided to postpone the voting dates for the Punjab Assembly election to February 20. Earlier, the State was scheduled to go for polls on February 14. This comes after several political parties,…

Cannot Force A Person to Get Vaccinated: Centre To Supreme Court

Guwahati: The Centre has told the Supreme Court that COVID-19 inoculation guidelines issued by the Union health ministry do not envisage forcible vaccination without obtaining the consent of an individual. On the issue of exempting persons with disabilities from producing…

Padma Shri awardee Shanti Devi passes away, PM Modi expresses grief

Guwahati: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday paid tribute to Padma Shri awardee Shanti Devi and said that she will be remembered as a voice of the poor and underprivileged. Social worker and Padma Shri awardee Shanti Devi passed away…

India logs over 2.5 lakh fresh COVID-19 cases, 385 deaths in last 24 hrs

Guwahati: India reported 2,58,089 fresh COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare informed on Monday. With this, the total number of COVID-19 infections in the country moved up to 3,73,80,253 including 16,56,341 active…

Legendary Kathak Dancer Pandit Birju Maharaj Passes Away at 83 in Delhi

Guwahati: Legendary Kathak dancer Birju Maharaj died at his home here in the early hours of January 17, his granddaughter said. He would have been 84 next month. The legendary dancer died surrounded by his family and disciples. They were playing…

Lata Mangeshkar’s health worsens, nobody allowed to meet her

Guwahati: The health condition of India’s singing icon Lata Mangeshkar, who was admitted to Mumbai’s Breach Candy Hospital after she tested positive for Covid-19, has worsened. The 92-year-old Bharat Ratna awardee has developed pneumonia in addition to Covid and has…