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Rituraaj Vasanta: The king of seasons and Assam

Sivasagar, Prangan Duarah: Every end is a new beginning. The end of the cold winter is the beginning of the king of seasons Vasanta. Rituraaj Vasanta, which represents the king of “Ritus” (seasons) is the new beginning of happiness, which fills joy in each & every particle of Nature. Blooming trees with new born leaves […]

ndia, Maldives sign six agreements to boost ties

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NEW DELHI: Asserting that India’s economic development is incomplete without the progress of its neighbours, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said a stable and secure Maldives is in New Delhi’s strategic interest. Prime Minister Modi said progress, security and economic development is at the core of India-Maldives relations. The Prime Minister, who held talks […]

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Sonia, Rahul to address “mega rally” in Nagpur

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NAGPUR: Congress president Sonia Gandhi and vice-president Rahul Gandhi will be addressing a “mega rally” at Nagpur on Monday, hardly two kilometres from the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh’s headquarters. The rally has been organised as a concluding event of Dr.Ambedkar’s 125th birth anniversary, which the Congress claims to have celebrated for last one year. Heavy security […]

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Afghanistan: Suicide bombers kill at least 14 including 12 army recruits, 38 wounded

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Jalalabad: A suicide bomber on a motorcycle killed at least 12 army recruits on a bus in eastern Afghanistan on Monday, officials said, hours after a similar attack killed two people in the capital Kabul. The latest blast hit a bus in the Sorkh Rud district of Nangarhar province, which borders Pakistan. Twelve bodies and […]

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Assam Polls : 82.02 per cent voter turnout till 5 PM in Assam

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Guwahati: CONSTITUENCY WISE VOTER TURNOUT in 61 LACs in ASSAM TILL 5 PM —82.02 per cent voter turnout till 5 PM in Assam Constituency wise voter turnout till 5 PM — 21 Mankachar – 89% 22 Salmara South – 88 % 23 Dhubri – 84 % 24 Gauripur – 86 % 25 Golakganj – 86% […]

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RBI declines to share details of banks inspection report

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MUMBAI(PTI): The RBI has declined to share details of banks inspection reports citing a section of the transparency law that exempts public authority from disclosing information that may prejudicially affect sovereignty, security or economic interests of the country. Replying to an RTI query, the central bank also said furnishing the requested information will disproportionately divert […]

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Namaste Mumbai and thank you for the ‘dosa’ experience, says Prince William

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MUMBAI: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and Kate Middleton, on Monday tried their hand at preparing a Dosa, and courtesy an Indian startup’s innovation, came out successful at their maiden shot at making the famous South Indian snack. Prince William poured the batter into a machine invented by Bengaluru-based startup Dosamatic and […]

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Rapes will increase due to women entering Shani temple, Sai worship led to drought: Shankaracharya

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Haridwar: In a claim bordering on the bizarre, Dwaraka-Sharda Peeth Shankaracharya Swami Swaroopanand Saraswati said that incidents of rape would increase because women entered the Shani Shingnapur temple’s inner sanctum. The 94-year-old seer was irked with women entering the temple and said it would bring them bad luck. He also went on to say he […]

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Assembly elections: Clashes mar polls in Bengal; 1 dead in Assam

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Voting for 61 seats in Assam and 31 seats in West Bengal began on Monday morning, which will seal the fate of 688 candidates for 92 seats. In Assam, 525 candidates are in the fray for 61 constituencies, the second and final phase of polling. Polling was held for 65 seats on April four. The ruling Congress, led […]

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Two Indian students stabbed to death in Ukraine, another injured

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NEW DELHI: In an unfortunate incident, two Indian students were on Sunday stabbed to death, while one was critically injured in Ukraine. The incident took place in Uzhgorod Medical College of the country. According to initial reports, the condition of the survivor is critical and he is recuperating. Those who died in the Sunday attack […]

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