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Crude Bombs, Lathicharge in Bengal, Minister Wants Central Forces To Stay

19th May 2019

Crude bombs, lathicharge and claims of attacks from candidates came from Bengal as polling is being held today on nine of the state’s 42 Lok Sabha seats and one assembly seat in the last round of elections. Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has called for the presence of Central forces in the state till the counting […]

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Arnold Schwarzenegger kicked in the back while attending event in South Africa

19th May 2019

Hollywood actor Arnold Schwarzenegger was attacked while on a trip to South Africa. The former Governor of California was attending the sporting event Arnold Classic Africa when a person kicked him in the back. The Sandton Chronicle reports that Schwarzenegger was at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa, when the incident occurred. Schwarzenegger […]

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Meghalaya Government to promote herbal medicines

19th May 2019

The traditional herbal medicines and practitioners in Meghalaya are all set to get a boost with the State Government exploring the possibilities of taking this to the global level. Chief Minister Conrad Sangma held a meeting with the State Health and Family Welfare Minister AL Hek and a scientist from IIT Kanpur on Friday to […]

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Woman commits suicide by hanging self in Matiyapara-Gossaigaon

18th May 2019

Gossaigaon May 18: Sensation prevails in No. 1 Matiyapara under Gossaigaon sub-division when Sapna Adhikari committed suicide at around 3 pm today. Sapna was the wife of Dhaneswar Adhikari and a mother of two children.The reason behind the suicide is not ascertained yet. The police came to the spot soon after the incident and took […]

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‘Pragya Thakur killed Mahatma Gandhi’s soul’, says Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi

18th May 2019

Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi on Saturday lashed out at BJP’s candidiate for the Bhopal Lok Sabha seat Pragya Singh Thakur for her comments that Mahatma Gandhi’s assassin Nathuram Godse, was a patriot. The child rights activist took to Twitter to warn the country that comments by people like Pragya Thakur, an accused in the Malegaon […]

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RP Sharma To Join TMC On May 25

18th May 2019

BJP leader RP Sharma is set to join Trinamool Congress (TMC) on May 25, informed the MP. Presumably, Sharma will lead Assam on the party’s behalf. Presently, discussions are underway with TMC leadership. Earlier, the BJP leader was disappointed with the national party for not nominating his name for the Tezpur constituency for the Lok […]

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Guwahati || Man Dies After Being Hit By Train In Maligaon

18th May 2019

In an unfortunate incident, a man has died after being hit by a train at the Kamakhya Railway Station in Guwahati’s Maligaon. According to reports, the dead has been identified as Bhawar Lal, a resident of Rajasthan. The incident occurred while Bhawar Lal was rushing to platform no. 3 from platform no. 4.

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GUWAHATI BLAST || Scooty Rider Arrested

18th May 2019

Chinmoy Laskar, another accused in the Guwahati blast, was arrested on Friday night from Nagaon. Based on the information provided by Jahnabi Saikia (one of the prime accused in the grenade blast case), the Latashil Police brought Chinmoy to its custody for thorough interrogation. The youth packs the grenade to hurl it at the spot […]

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AHSEC Confirms HS Result Declaration Date-Results to be declared on May 25

18th May 2019

The results of the Higher Secondary (HS) examinations will be declared on May 25, confirmed the Assam Higher Secondary Education Council (AHSEC) today. In an official statement, AHSEC stated that a total of 2,42, 843 candidates appeared for the exam. Out of the total, 1,86,187 appeared under Arts stream; 37, 455 appeared under science stream; […]

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Zubeen Criticises ULFA

18th May 2019

Assam heart-throb Zubeen Garg on Thursday slammed United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) for its involvement in the recent grenade blast that rocked Guwahati on Wednesday evening. While speaking to the audience during his musical performance in Tihu under Nalbari district, Zubeen said, “I do not support any kind of terrorism. I have a good […]

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