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Ranji Trophy: Wins for Gujarat, Bengal, Karnataka, Delhi

    Updated On : Oct 17,2017   8:06 pm
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Gujarat, Bengal, Karnataka and Delhi clinched victories against their respective opponents on the fourth and final day of the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament on Tuesday. View More..

FTII pays tribute to Tom Alter

    Updated On : Oct 17,2017   7:00 pm
Pune, Oct 17 (IANS) The Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) on Tuesday paid tribute to late actor Tom Alter. View More..

Rohingya influx: Security tightened along India-Bangladesh borders

    Updated On : Oct 17,2017   6:56 pm
Agartala, Oct 17 (IANS) In view of the large scale Rohingya influx into Bangladesh, security along the India-Bangladesh borders has been further tightened to prevent any such infiltration into the northeastern region. View More..

U-17 World Cup: Ghana favourites against newbies Niger (Preview)

    Updated On : Oct 17,2017   2:40 pm
Navi Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) Two-time champions Ghana will be overwhelming favourites when they take on continental neighbours Niger in a pre-quarterfinal clash of the FIFA Under-17 World Cup here on Wednesday. View More..

Haunted by relentless turmoil but strive to tell our tales: Assamese author

    Updated On : Oct 16,2017   12:30 pm
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The relentless and persistent political and extremist turmoil might have left the Assamese society searching for answers but writers in the state are unfettered, their creativity undiminished and, in some cases, as for renowned and highly-decorated Arupa Patangia Kalita, it has given them an extra edge to strive further to tell their tales. View More..

Trooper held over social media posts against Modi, Rajnath

    Updated On : Oct 16,2017   10:34 am
Guwahati, Oct 16 (IANS) Police in Assam's Jorhat district have arrested a CRPF jawan for making objectionable comments on social networking sites against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Rajnath Singh. View More..

Respects emotions of Arunachal's people on Chakma-Hajong issue: Khandu

    Updated On : Oct 15,2017   10:54 pm
Itanagar, Oct 15 (IANS) Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Sunday said that his government respects the emotions of the people and will not move away from its stand on the Chakma Hajong issue. View More..

IIM-Shillong remembers Kalam on his 85th birth anniversary

    Updated On : Oct 15,2017   6:50 pm
Shillong, Oct 15 (IANS) Students and faculty members of the Indian Institute of Management-Shillong on Sunday paid homage to former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam on his 87th birth anniversary. View More..

Four held for throwing stone at Aussie team bus in Assam

    Updated On : Oct 15,2017   6:38 pm
Guwahati, Oct 15 (IANS) Four youths were arrested on Sunday for stone-throwing at a bus carrying the Australian T20 cricket team here on October 10 evening, the Assam DGP said. View More..

Despite dispute, Bangladesh sheltering Rohingyas: Official

    Updated On : Oct 15,2017   3:46 pm
Agartala, Oct 15 (IANS) Bangladesh has given shelter to 10 lakh distressed Rohingyas fleeing Myanmar despite its economic and demographic problems and a longstanding row with Myanmar, a top Bangladesh official said here. View More..

Ranji Trophy: Jadeja, Jackson help Saurashtra post 428/4 on Day 1

    Updated On : Oct 14,2017   7:22 pm
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Sheldon Jackson (181) and Ravindra Jadeja (150 not out) helped Saurashtra post a mammoth 428/4 against Jammu and Kashmir on the first day of their second-round Ranji Trophy at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Rajkot on Saturday. View More..

11 injured in grenade blast at Manipur fairground

    Updated On : Oct 14,2017   1:38 pm
Imphal, Oct 14 (IANS) At least 11 persons, including two children, were wounded in a grenade blast at a fairground in the state capital on Friday night, police said. View More..

U-17 World Cup: England, Iraq to fight for top spot in Group F (Preview)

    Updated On : Oct 13,2017   11:00 am
Kolkata, Oct 13 (IANS) In-form rivals England and Iraq will battle for the top spot in what could be a mouthwatering Group F engagement of the FIFA U-17 World Cup at the Vivekananda Yuva Bharati Krirangan here on Saturday. View More..

U-17 World Cup: Niger face stern Brazil test (Preview)

    Updated On : Oct 12,2017   3:20 pm
Margao, Oct 12 (IANS) Debutants Niger will have an uphill task on thir way to qualification for the pre-quarterfinals as they take on three-time champions Brazil in a Group D clash of the FIFA Under-17 World Cup here on Thursday. View More..

Namita Gokhale bags Centenary National Award for Literature

    Updated On : Oct 12,2017   2:42 pm
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Eminent writer Namita Gokhale has been nominated for the first Centenary National Award for Literature, to be conferred by one of the most prestigious literary bodies in India -- the Asam Sahitya Sabha -- for her outstanding literary contributions as well as her service to the nation in supporting and showcasing literary talent and creating a literary environment in the country. View More..

Hamas announces Palestine reconciliation agreement with Fatah

    Updated On : Oct 12,2017   2:38 pm
Gaza, Oct 12 (IANS) The leader of the Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas on Thursday announced it had reached a reconciliation agreement with its rival, the nationalist party Fatah, following the first round of talks under Egyptian mediation. View More..

NE Power Ministers call for development of power projects in region

    Updated On : Oct 11,2017   11:22 pm
Shillong, Oct 11 (IANS) Power Ministers from the northeastern states on Wednesday called for development of power projects for the overall socio-economic development of the region. View More..

U-17 World Cup: Iraq continue rousing show to crush Chile

    Updated On : Oct 11,2017   10:58 pm
Kolkata, Oct 11 (IANS) In-form Iraq dazzled yet again, blanking a rudderless Chile 3-0 to register their first ever win in the Under-17 FIFA World Cup and stayed firmly in contention for a knockout berth in the competition here on Wednesday. View More..

Rahul expected to be elevated as Congress chief after Diwali

    Updated On : Oct 11,2017   9:56 pm
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is likely to be elected as the party chief after Diwali, with the nearly six-month-long electoral process nearing completion and the schedule of the party President's election to be announced soon. View More..

Probe ordered into stone-throwing at bus carrying Australian T20I team

    Updated On : Oct 11,2017   12:14 pm
Guwahati, Oct 11 (IANS) The Assam government on Wednesday ordered a probe into the previous night's incident of stone pelting at a bus carrying the Australian cricket team from Barsapara stadium to their hotel following their T20 match against India. View More..