Author: Guwahati Times

First lunar eclipse of 2020 to be visible today from all corners of India

10th January 2020

Lunar eclipse 2020 is set to please space enthusiasts today. Unlike a total lunar eclipse, the latest eclipse will be visible as a penumbral lunar eclipse tonight. It will be the first of the four penumbral lunar eclipses that will appear this year. Today’s lunar eclipse, or chandra grahan in Hindi, is the first full […]

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Muslims who feel victimised here can get citizenship in Pakistan: BJP MLA Vikram Saini

10th January 2020

Khatauli BJP MLA Vikram Saini on Friday said that a law should be there in Pakistan as well so that “those Muslims who feel victimised here can get citizenship” in the neighboring country. While speaking to reporters here, the BJP MLA termed Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) as a law in the interest of the country […]

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Nirbhaya case: NGO seeks live telecast of rapists’ execution

10th January 2020

An NGO on Friday wrote a letter to the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting demanding the execution of four convicts in 2012 Nirbhaya Delhi gang-rape case to be live telecasted and asserted that the move will allow the country to showcase its national idea of justice and women security, globally. In a letter to Information […]

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Injured archer Sibangini Gohain’s condition stable, shifted to ICU after medical procedure

10th January 2020

Shivangini Gohain, the 12-year-old archer from Dibrugarh who met with an accident while practicing for Khelo India event in Guwahati, was on Friday shifted to the ICU after a medical procedure at AIIMS’s Trauma Centre. The archer had injured her shoulder bone after an arrow pierced her neck. According to doctors, the arrow accidentally went […]

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Justin Bieber diagnosed with Lyme disease

10th January 2020

singer Justin Bieber on Thursday revealed that he has been recently diagnosed with Lyme disease which is a bacterial infection carried by ticks. The 25-year-old singer took to Instagram to share his health update with his fans. “While a lot of people kept saying justin Bieber looks like s***, on meth etc. they failed to […]

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Dwijing Festival’s fourth edition comes to an end in Assam

10th January 2020

The 12-day-long river festival ‘Dwijing Festival’ in Assam that attracted many tourists winded up its fourth edition at Hagrama Bridge. Held at the Chirang district of Assam, the weeklong colourful festival showed Assam’s culture with different folk and modern cultural activities. Considered as one of the biggest river festivals in the northeast region, it is […]

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Himanta Biswa Sarma takes a dig at Deepika Padukone, says filmstars want to become controversial ahead of movie release

10th January 2020

In a veiled dig at actor Deepika Padukone for visiting Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that “filmstars” want to become controversial when their movie is about to released. “Filmstars want to become controversial when their movie is about to get released. I think she did it to grab limelight without […]

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Nirbhaya case: Another convict files curative petition before Supreme Court

10th January 2020

Mukesh Singh, a convict in the 2012 Delhi gangrape and murder case against whom death warrant has been issued along with three others, has filed a curative petition before the Supreme Court. Earlier in the day, another convict in the Nirbhaya rape case, Vinay Kumar Sharma, filed a curative petition before the Supreme Court. A […]

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5 rape accused booked under Disha Act in Andhra Pradesh’s Nellore

10th January 2020

Five men accused of raping a mentally challenged woman at Chavatapalem have been booked under the Andhra Pradesh Disha Act, 2019. The Act enables the death penalty for rape and reduces the judgment period in such matter to 21 working days. Guduru rural Circle Inspector Ramakrishna Reddy said accused D Sai Siva Kumar, Govind Swamy, […]

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Dibrugarh: Injured archer Shivangini Gohain airlifted to Delhi

10th January 2020

After getting injured while practising, Shivangini Gohain, the 12-year-old archer has been airlifted to Safdarjung hospital here on Thursday. Gohain met with an accident as an arrow pierced inside her neck when she was training for the Khelo India Youth Games in Dibrugarh. Sports Secretary, R S Julaniya said that the Sports Authority of India […]

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