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India logs over 3.17 lakh COVID-19 cases; daily positivity rate 16.41 pc

Guwahati: India has logged 3,17,532 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours and the daily positivity rate stood at 16.41 per cent, said Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Thursday. India reported 2,82,970 new COVID-19 cases with a…

Chinese Army PLA Kidnaps Teen From Arunachal Pradesh

Guwahati: China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has kidnapped a 17-year-old boy from Arunachal Pradesh’s Upper Siang district, state MP Tapir Gao said on Wednesday. The teenager, identified as Miram Taron, was kidnapped by the PLA from the Lungta Jor area…

Assam-Meghalaya border talks: Both CMs to meet HM Shah today

Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and his Meghalaya counterpart, Conrad Sangma, are all set to leave for New Delhi today to submit the respective reports on the inter-state border issue to Union Home Minister Amit Shah. As per sources,…

Assam, Meghalaya CMs To Meet Shah Tomorrow to resolve decades-old boundary dispute

Guwahati:  Assam Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma and his Meghalaya counterpart Conrad Sangma will meet meet Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday to finalise the draft resolution prepared to end the decades-old inter-state border dispute between the two…

Himachal Pradesh: Kargil War Hero Capt Vikram Batra’s bust unveiled at Palampur Military Station

New Delhi: A bust of Kargil war hero Captain Vikram Batra was unveiled at Palampur Military Station in Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday. Captain Batra was posthumously awarded the Param Vir Chakra, the country’s highest and most prestigious award for valour,…

499 police officials in Maharashtra test Covid-19 positive in a day

Guwahati: As many as 499 police personnel were found infected with coronavirus in Maharashtra in the last 24 hours, an official said on Wednesday. The infected personnel include 95 police officers. He said 821 police officers and 3,269 police personnel…

International Flight Ban: Scheduled Flights to and from India Suspended till Feb 28

Guwahati: The suspension of scheduled international passenger flights in the country has been extended till February 28, aviation regulator DGCA said on Wednesday. Scheduled international passenger flights have been suspended in India since March 23, 2020. However, special passenger flights have…

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…