• Shramik train leaves for Guwahati with 976 people 15 Aug 2020 19:12 A Shramik Special train to Guwahati left from the Krantiveera Sangolli Rayanna station here with as many as 976 passengers on Saturday evening. According to South Western Railway, it was the 267th Shramik Special train. In a press release, SWR said that …
  • COVAXIN phase 2 trials to be held in September; GMCH to be one of the sites 15 Aug 2020 18:20 Image Source : FILE COVAXIN phase 2 trials to be held in September; GMCH to be one of the sites India's indigenously developed coronavirus vaccine, COVAXIN, has already shown successful results in phase 1 clinical trials. Now, for phase 2 clinical …
  • Congress demands probe into B'lore violence 15 Aug 2020 18:16 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates International threats and sanctions will not deter Turkey from carrying out energy research in disputed eastern Mediterranean waters, said President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. US says no bailout for Lebanon, calls for …
  • 74th Independence Day celebrations | Watch 15 Aug 2020 13:43 India is celebrating its 74th Independence Day today. It was this day in 1947 that India got freedom from the British empire. This year, the Independence Day celebrations are being held without much fanfare courtesy the coronavirus pandemic. Prime Minister …
  • Why India needs a strong cybersecurity policy soon 15 Aug 2020 07:39 New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday reiterated that the government will soon unveil a new cybersecurity policy. During his speech from the Red Fort on the 74th Independence Day, Modi said that India is alert, cautious and is …
  • ISL: NorthEast United FC all set to sign Britto PM on a free transfer 15 Aug 2020 06:53 The former Mohun Bagan winger is all set to reunite with Suhair VP and Gurjinder Kumar and NorthEast United FC… Britto PM is all set to join Indian Super League (ISL) side NorthEast United for the upcoming season, Goal can confirm. The winger, who plied …
  • Talks strained, Muivah raises separate flag, Greater Nagalim 14 Aug 2020 22:53 Thuingaleng Muivah, the general secretary of NSCN(IM). (File)In the backdrop of its ongoing altercation with Nagaland Governor and long-standing Naga talks interlocutor R N Ravi, the NSCN (I-M) on Friday hardened its stance over the peace accord …
  • Women's FIFA U-17 WC: Spain, England, Germany Book Tickets To India 14 Aug 2020 22:13 Defending champions Spain, England and Germany were on Friday named for the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup to be held in India next year on the basis of their rankings after the European qualifying tournament was cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic. (More …
  • Assam govt asks private schools to cut 25 % fee 14 Aug 2020 20:50 Guwahati, Aug 15 (IANS) The Assam government on Friday has asked all the private schools to slash 25 per cent fee from pre-school to Class XII standard from May till the schools open, Education and Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said. Sarma, who also …
  • Empowerment Target: Ensure gender equality in agricultural land inheritance 15 Aug 2020 19:16 The Supreme Court’s latest clarification that daughters will have inheritance rights equal to those of sons in division of Hindu ancestral property is indeed welcome. The apex court ironed out the confusion arising from its own conflicting interpretations …
  • Assam: Health workers can return home now 15 Aug 2020 19:15
  • PM announces project for conservation of dolphins 15 Aug 2020 18:48 Ten years after Gangetic Dolphins were declared national aquatic animals, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on Saturday a conservation project for the species. The ‘Project Dolphin’ aims to give a stronger impetus for the conservation of the aquatic …
  • COVAXIN phase 2 trials to be held in September; GMCH to be one of the sites 15 Aug 2020 18:20 Image Source : FILE COVAXIN phase 2 trials to be held in September; GMCH to be one of the sites India's indigenously developed coronavirus vaccine, COVAXIN, has already shown successful results in phase 1 clinical trials. Now, for phase 2 clinical …
  • Congress demands probe into B'lore violence 15 Aug 2020 18:16 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates International threats and sanctions will not deter Turkey from carrying out energy research in disputed eastern Mediterranean waters, said President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. US says no bailout for Lebanon, calls for …
  • Robin Hood Army closes in on vow to feed 30 million Covid-hit before Independence Day 15 Aug 2020 16:34 According to RHA, “the food will go to under-developed rural pockets, orphanages, old-age homes, homeless people, ailing patients, and daily labourers”. (Photo: Twitter @rha_india)With the Covid-19 pandemic bringing life to a grinding halt and claiming …
  • 74th Independence Day celebrations | Watch 15 Aug 2020 13:43 India is celebrating its 74th Independence Day today. It was this day in 1947 that India got freedom from the British empire. This year, the Independence Day celebrations are being held without much fanfare courtesy the coronavirus pandemic. Prime Minister …
  • Assam Government asks Private schools to waive of 25% fee 15 Aug 2020 13:11 NET News Desk In view of the Covid-19 outbreak, the Assam government on Friday asked all the private schools to waive 25 per cent fee from pre-school to Class XII standard from May till the schools open, Education and Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma …
  • No Dearth of Medicines and PPE Kits in Tripura, Says CM Biplab Kumar Deb 15 Aug 2020 13:11 Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb during his Independence Day speech said that there is no shortage of medicines and personal protective equipment (PPE), amid the surge in coronavirus cases in the state. Unfurling the national flag at the Assam …
  • Mizoram government plans to increase crop production 15 Aug 2020 13:01 Share00 Aizawl, Aug 15 (IANS) Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthanga said on Saturday that a plan to increase crop production has been taken up by his government. “The government has stepped up the entrepreneurship development programme. The government and …
  • Assam Police seize huge cache of arms 15 Aug 2020 12:23
  • On 74th Independence day, PM Modi promises elections in J&K, but after delimitation 15 Aug 2020 12:11 In March this year, the Law Ministry notified the delimitation commission for Jammu and Kashmir, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur and Nagaland. Express PhotoPrime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday promised the holding of assembly elections in Jammu and …
  • Delhi HC plans to open courts from Sept 1 15 Aug 2020 11:48 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Delhi HC plans to open courts from September 1 Delhi High Court plans to open courts from September 1, subject to complete availability of public transport and subject to COVID19 situation in Delhi: Delhi High …
  • India records over 65,000 new COVID cases, 996 deaths in a day; tally crosses 2.5 million-mark 15 Aug 2020 11:38 Image Source : PTI COVID cases in India record daily jump of over 50,000 cases India reported as many as 65,002 new coronavirus cases and 996 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The country's …
  • On 74th Independence Day, Vidya Balan encourages... 15 Aug 2020 11:10 Actor Vidya Balan pitched in her support for 'vocal for local' and urged everybody to embrace the Indian silks on the occasion of 74th Independence Day. The Kahaani actor shared a picture of herself on Instagram, donned in a bright pink saree. She …
  • Intense rainfall likely over northwest plains, west, central India during next 2-3 days: IMD 15 Aug 2020 11:07 Heavy rains are likely over Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Haryana, Chandigarh and Uttar Pradesh in the next 2 to 3 days, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Saturday. (Photo source: AP/File)As strong moist winds continue to converge …
  • Chief Ministers across India celebrate 74th Independence Day 15 Aug 2020 10:20 Aug 15, 2020, 03:20PM ISTSource: ANIChief Ministers across India celebrated 74th Independence Day. Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar hoisted national flag in Panchukla. Meanwhile, Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal also celebrated the I-day. Delhi Chief Minister …
  • Government clarifies reports on schools closure till December 15 Aug 2020 10:10 By: Education Desk | New Delhi | Published: August 15, 2020 2:31:31 pm Government has not decided a reopening date yet. (Representational)After reports of schools being closed till December started doing rounds, the government agency clarified that the “ …
  • Covid under control in Delhi: Kejriwal 15 Aug 2020 07:26 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Aaditya Thackeray pledges support to 1,000 coaches during COVID-19 pandemic Happy to my bit @DineshNair74 for our coaches across https://t.co/SD8J92HhS5— Aaditya Thackeray (@AUThackeray) …
  • Boycotts and midnight gunshots 15 Aug 2020 06:52 T S Haokip The boycott and shutdown calls, for Independence Day 2020 by six militant groups based in Manipur, Tripura, Assam and Meghalaya and  ULFA-I and GPRN/NSCN in the entire North East India, revoked childhood memories- where it was customary for …
  • South Asia counts losses from devastating monsoon floods - Your Valley 15 Aug 2020 05:23 By JULHAS ALAM, BINAJ GURUBACHARYA and WASBIR HUSSAIN DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — When the Dharala River burst its banks in early July, Kamal Hossain left his home with five members of his family to take shelter in a school in northern Bangladesh, carrying …
  • Bangladesh- Deaths in floods rise to 184 15 Aug 2020 05:23 DHAKA, Bangladesh  Bangladesh on Sunday registered 10 more deaths in floods, taking the fatalities count to 184 as the South Asian country faces one of the worst floods in history. Over 33,000 people got infected with water borne disease, according to the …
  • Security forces in Assam seize 300 cattle heads being smuggled to Bangladesh 15 Aug 2020 05:23 Illegal cattle smuggling is on the rise along the India-Bangladesh border despite the deployment of adequate security forces. Reports have come to light of cattle smuggling rackets operating in border areas in and around Assam's South Salmara Mankachar …
  • How The Pandemic Struck Businesses Of Women Home Chefs In India 15 Aug 2020 03:43 Most food businesses took a huge hit once the COVID-19 pandemic started tearing through India. Several popular home chefs, with no institutional or financial backing, found their resilience tested in unprecedented ways. By April, most of them knew that …
  • India’s Next Nightmare: Experts Fear Measles Outbreak As Covid Disrupts Child Immunisation Programme 15 Aug 2020 03:43 Kolkata, WEST BENGAL — When 24 year old Aparna Bera walked to the health sub centre in south Choto-Rakkhaskhali, an island in the Sundarbans, for a booster dose of the diphtheria vaccination for her 16 month old daughter, she found the sub-centre was …
  • North East Region Entrepreneurship & Start-up Summit (NERES 1.0) 15 Aug 2020 03:05 North East Region Entrepreneurship and Start-up Summit (NERES 1.0) - 14 August, 2020 :: 30 best business ideas selected - * Indian Institute of Entrepreneurship conducts digital Valedictory Programme for NERES 1.0 30 best business ideas were selected for a …
  • Vaishno Devi to reopen from Sunday 15 Aug 2020 02:30 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates - PM Modi says in his Independence Day speech We will achieve victory over coronavirus with resolve of people of country - PM Narendra Modi Pilgrimage to Vaishno Devi to resume from Sunday after nearly 5 months of …
  • ‘Bangabandhu was a man void of vanity, a leader free of ego’ 15 Aug 2020 01:58 Apart from being a renowned educationist, Dr Fakrul Alam is also an eminent scholar, editor and translator. He has translated Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's Ashamapto Attojibon", "Karagarer Rojnamcha" and "Amar Dekha Noya Chin…
  • Delhi Confidential: Special Invitation 15 Aug 2020 01:26 The government has sent feelers to all ministries that officers who are invited must attend.In the time of Covid, the Prime Minister’s address to the nation from Red Fort on Independence Day will have a low turnout, thanks to social distancing norms. …
  • Talks strained, Muivah raises separate flag, Greater Nagalim 14 Aug 2020 22:53 Thuingaleng Muivah, the general secretary of NSCN(IM). (File)In the backdrop of its ongoing altercation with Nagaland Governor and long-standing Naga talks interlocutor R N Ravi, the NSCN (I-M) on Friday hardened its stance over the peace accord …
  • Low pressure over Bay: maritime ports hoist cautionary signal-3 14 Aug 2020 22:36 The country may face moderate to heavy rain from today as a low pressure has formed over Bay of Bengal. Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) asked the maritime ports of Chattogram, Cox's Bazar, Mongla and Payra to keep hoisted local cautionary …
  • Assam govt asks private schools to cut 25 % fee 14 Aug 2020 20:50 Guwahati, Aug 15 (IANS) The Assam government on Friday has asked all the private schools to slash 25 per cent fee from pre-school to Class XII standard from May till the schools open, Education and Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said. Sarma, who also …
  • The challenges in counting the dead 14 Aug 2020 20:17 India must increase investment in innovations for improving data collection and reporting Compared to other diseases, COVID-19 is highly transmissible. The long-term sequelae of infection are unravelling only now. The only goal is to prevent as many deaths …