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Japanese Man Spends Rs 12 Lakh To “Become” A Dog

Guwahati: A man from Japan has fulfilled his lifelong dream of wanting to look like an animal. Twitter user @toco_eevee has posted pictures of himself on Twitter that have left the internet stumped. His transformation into a “collie”, a breed…

Texas school shooting: Teenage gunman kills 19 children and and teacher at elementary school

Guwahati: A teenage gunman killed at least 19 young children and two adults at an elementary school in Texas on Tuesday, prompting a furious President Joe Biden to denounce the US gun lobby and vow to end the nation’s cycle…

After Covid-19 Monkeypox scare grips world

Guwahati: As the world continues to reel under Covid-19 and its impacts, other global concerns have been raised over the recent increase in rare Monkeypox infections in different parts of the world. Monkeypox is a viral infection that is more…

“Ohayo, Tokyo”: PM Modi In Japan For Quad Summit, Gets Warm Welcome

Guwahati: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday arrived in Japan on a two-day visit to attend a summit of the Quad leaders which is aimed at further bolstering cooperation among the member nations of the influential grouping and discussing developments…

“Happy To Be Among Nepal’s Wonderful People”: PM Modi’s Visit On Buddha Purnima

Guwahati: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday offered prayers at the sacred Maya Devi temple in Nepal on the occasion of Buddha Purnima. He was accompanied by his Nepalese counterpart Sher Bahadur Deuba during his visit to the historic temple,…

Buddha Purnima 2022: Date, history and significance of the festival

Guwahati: Buddha Purnima or Buddha Jayanti is an important Buddhist and Hindu festival that marks the birth anniversary of Gautam Buddha. He was born on the full moon night and hence his birth anniversary is celebrated on Purnima. This year,…

Oligarch claims Russian president Vladimir Putin ‘very ill with blood cancer’

Guwahati: Russian President Vladimir Putin is “seriously ill” and it is an “element” of what is happening in Ukraine, said a former British spy. “It’s not clear exactly what this illness is – whether it’s incurable or terminal, or whatever.…

Australian Cricket Star Andrew Symonds Dies In Car Crash

Guwahati: Swashbuckling former all-rounder Andrew Symonds has been killed in a car crash, Cricket Australia said Sunday, in another tragic blow for the sport after the recent deaths of fellow greats Shane Warne and Rod Marsh. The 46-year-old, who played…

Ranil Wickremesinghe is back as Sri Lankan PM for 6th time to quell crisis

Guwahati: Ranil Wickremesinghe, a veteran opposition lawmaker, was sworn in as the new prime minister of Sri Lanka for the sixth time in an effort to end the current political crisis in the country, local media reported. Wickremesinghe was sworn…

North Korea registers first-ever Covid case, Kim Jong orders nationwide lockdown

Guwahati: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Thursday (May 12) ordered a nationwide lockdown after the country confirmed its first-ever case of COVID-19. According to the news agency AFP, the state media has declared it a ‘severe national emergency…