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Assam: 2 killed in landslide after heavy rains

A mother and her youngest son were killed when their house caved under the pressure of a landslide in Kahilipara hill area of Guwahati city late on Tuesday night after a heavy downpour. According......

Youngest Assam contestant is 27-yr-old; oldest 79

Age is no factor in contesting elections with septugenarians competing with youths in their 20s to win an entry to Assam assembly during the second phase of polling on April 11.Coverage: Assembly......

By-elections in 6 states pass off peacefully; high voting in TN, WB, Tripura

By-elections to Lok Sabha and assembly seats in the states of Assam, Tripura, Madhya Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Tamil and West Bengal passed off peacefully on Saturday amidst tight security.......

The tragedy of being Irom Sharmila

Irom Sharmila, the iconic activist who had not eaten a morsel for 16 years in protest against alleged army atrocities in Manipur, ended her epic fast on Tuesday. After 16 long years, she is ready......

More veterans got ministerial berths than young faces

Bringing in five ministers aged below 50, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has sought to give more space to youth in his council of ministers even though he has relied more on experience in the......

Why Mamata Banerjee threatens to take over Duncans Goenka group

The Duncans Goenka group is in a spot of bother over the death of workers and non-payment of dues to employees. In early 1979, Kolkata-based Keshav Prasad Goenka arranged his companies into three......

An 'app' a day to keep the doctor away

The smartphone you carry in your pocket can now inspire you to lead a fit life with a wide range of apps. Wouldn't it be nice if you could be motivated enough to get to the gym and work out, or......

A farmer's innovative success story

Ganakabari is a small village with 87 households in Jorhat District of the Indian state of Assam. Every year, the low-lying area is subject to deep flooding due to monsoons that cause the overflow......

'Bhupen Hazarika was an absolute hero'

Singing maestro Bhupen Hazarika passed away at the age of 85 last Saturday, leaving behind a richlegacy of soulful songs and unforgettable compositions.Bollywood folks, who'd known and admired him......

'I am focusing on my aggression'

'Aggression is very important.''In the new scoring system the judges are more impressed if you land more punches and fight more aggressively.'Shiva Thapa, the only Indian boxer to make it to the......

Thakur becomes second youngest BCCI President

Anurag Thakur was on Sunday unanimously elected as the second youngest BCCI President post-Independence, while Ajay Shirke was chosen as Secretary in a smooth change of guard at a time when the......

Thakur set to become youngest BCCI President

Anurag Thakur is set to be unanimously elected as the BCCI's youngest President in the Board's Special General Meeting (SGM) in Mumbai on Sunday, replacing Shashank Manohar who quit the position to......

Ranji Trophy: Yuvraj hits third consecutive ton

A round-up of the Ranji Trophy matches played on Monday Yuvraj Singh Photograph: Pal Pillai/Getty Images Out-of-favour India batsman Yuvraj Singh completed a hat-trick of centuries in the ongoing......

Indian football ranking to rise in the next 7 years, feels John Abraham

Indian Super League franchise NorthEast United FC (NEUFC) co-owner John Abraham expressed optimism that the country's ranking in international football would go up to "double digit" from the......

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