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Shehbaz Sharif Elected As New Pakistan Prime Minister

Guwahati: Pakistan Opposition leader Shehbaz Sharif, the 70-year-old younger brother of former three-time prime minister Nawaz Sharif, has been elected as the new Prime Minister of Pakistan. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Shah Mahmood Qureshi was also in the fray for…

2+2 India-US talks: Biden Modi likely to discuss India’s stand on Russia-Ukraine war

United States President Joe Biden and Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a virtual meeting to set the tone for the India-US 2+2 meeting. The meeting comes in the critical backdrop of the Russia-Ukraine war and India’s resistance to the…

Imran Khan loses midnight trust vote, Removed as Pakistan PM

Guwahati: Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan lost power late on Saturday night, voted out by parliament in a test of strength that the Speaker had stalled all day. The motion was taken up after Pakistan’s Supreme Court prepared to step in…

India buys Russian sunflower oil at record high price as Ukraine supplies halt

Guwahati: India has contracted 45,000 tonnes of Russian sunflower oil at a record high price for shipments in April as edible oil prices in the local market surged after supplies from rival Ukraine stopped because of the war, five industry…

Russian Foreign Minister To Visit India Tomorrow

Guwahati: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will visit India on a two-day visit starting tomorrow, the government said today. The visit would be the highest-level visit from Moscow since Vladimir Putin’s attack on Ukraine. “Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation,…

Microplastics Found In Human Blood For First Time, Researchers Concerned

Guwahati: Tiny particles of plastic, called microplastic – a major source of pollution – have been detected in the human blood for the first time. It was detected in nearly 80 per cent of samples tested by a group of…

Afghanistan’s Former Finance Minister Now Drives An Uber Cab In The US

Guwahati:  Khalid Payenda, who was once Afghanistan’s Finance minister, now makes a living in Washington as an Uber driver, according to a report published in The Washington Post. Payenda had resigned after President Ashraf Ghani lashed out at him in…

Boeing 737 plane carrying 133 passengers crashes in China, causes fire on mountain

Guwahati: As per local Chinese media reports, a Boeing 737 passenger plane carrying 133 passengers has crashed in China. The plane belonging to China Eastern Airlines crashed in Teng County, Wuzhou of Guangxi province and caused a mountain fire.  The…

Mob Of 200 People Vandalises ISKCON Temple In Dhaka, Three Devotees injured

Guwahati: An ISKCON Radhakanta temple in Bangladesh’s capital city Dhaka was vandalised on Thursday evening. According to purported reports, a mob stormed the ISKON Radhakanta temple located in Dhaka Bangladesh at around 7 pm on Thursday. This temple is situated…

Karolina Bielawska from Poland wins the Miss World 2021 crown

Guwahati: Karolina Bielawska from Poland has won the 70th edition of the Miss World pageant that took place in Puerto Rico. She is the Miss World 2021 winner. The coronation took place at the Coca-Cola Music Hall in San Juan,…