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Mentally challenged youth thrashed by moral policing mob in Guwahati battling for life at GMCH

June 15th, 2017|0 Comments

June 15 (NL Web Desk): In another shocking incident that highlights how people take up law into their hands, a mob stripped a person off his clothes and then thrashed him black and blue at Lalganesh in Guwahati over a [...]

Five die in killer Guwahati flash floods

June 15th, 2017|0 Comments

June 15 (NL Web Desk): The death toll in Tuesday’s killer Guwahati deluge has risen to five with three more deaths reported in flash flood-induced incidents on Wednesday. A person hailing from Dibrugarh was drowned after he fell into the [...]

In the absence of roads and bridges, patient first ferried to hospital in a country boat, then carried in wooden makeshift stretcher

June 12th, 2017|0 Comments

June 12 (NL Web Desk): Patients living in various Brahmaputra sandbar islands (locally known as chars) are forced to undertake shocking modes of transport to healthcare institutions in the absence of concrete roads and bridges. In another shocking incident, a [...]

Most wanted Naga rebel leader SS Khaplang dies in Myanmar

June 10th, 2017|0 Comments

June 10 (NL Web Desk): Shangwang Shangyung Khaplang, more popularly known as SS Khapland or Baba, chairman of the NSCN(K) and one of the most-wanted rebel leaders of te Northeast, died at a hospital in Takka, Myanmar, on Friday evening. [...]

Abducted 3-year-old daughter of Assam University professor found at Khliehriat, Meghalaya

June 10th, 2017|0 Comments

June 10 (NL Web Desk): In a major success for Assam Police, the three-year-old daughter of a faculty member of Assam University, Silchar, who was allegedly abducted by their domestic help from the university campus six days ago, was recovered [...]

Dibrugarh Police question 25 ACS-APS officers, specimen signatures to be sent for further forensic tests

June 9th, 2017|0 Comments

June 9 (NL Web Desk): Dibrugarh Police Friday questioned 25 ACS-APS officers summoned to appear before it at the Special Branch headquarters of Assam Police in Kahilipara, Guwahati, in connection with the cash-for-jobs scam in the Assam Public Service Commission [...]

World

FBI director James Comey, dismissed by President Trump, committed “atrocities”: White House

May 11th, 2017|0 Comments

May 11 (NL Web Desk): FBI Director James Comey was dismissed from service by US President Donald Trump for committing “atrocities”. Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Sanders at the daily press briefing on Wednesday said Trump had been thinking about firing Comey from the moment he was elected, IANS reported Efe [...]

100 days of Trump administration show positive trend for Indo-US ties: Former Indian diplomat Arun Singh

April 29th, 2017|0 Comments

April 29 (NL Web Desk): Contrary to apprehensions that India could be one of the biggest losers in the Trump era, a former top Indian diplomat says the first 100 days of the Trump administration has shown a positive trend for Indo-US ties. Arun Singh, former Indian Ambassador to the [...]

National

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Central Govt opposes triple talaq in SC

May 11th, 2017|0 Comments

May 11 (NL Web Desk): The central Government Thursday opposed the practice of triple talaq in Supreme Court and maintained that it opposes the regressive system and wants to fight for gender equality and justice. The apex court fixed the next hearing in the case on May 15 and Attorney [...]

Seething anger after Pak forces behead Indian soldiers, families want Army to avenge killings

May 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

May 2 (NL Web Desk & Agencies): Seething anger across India after two Army soldiers were beheaded by Pakistani troops in Jammu & Kashmir early Sunday morning. The families of the slain jawans want a befitting reply from the Indian army with the daughter of one of them saying she [...]

Business

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Toshiba, committed to ‘Make in India’ and ‘Export from India’

March 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

With an investment of 3 billion Yen in 2016, Toshiba Transmission & Distribution Systems (India) Pvt. Ltd. is all set to bring cutting edge T&D products to the power sector FOR THE NEXT INDIA. With an aim to ‘Make in India and Export from India’, Toshiba has established India as [...]

Sports

ICC Champions Trophy: India annihilate arch-rivals Pakistan at Birmingham

June 6th, 2017|0 Comments

June 5 (NL Web Desk): India defeated arch-rivals Pakistan by a whopping 124 runs (Duckworth-Lewis method) in a rain-truncated Group B ICC Champions Trophy tie at Edgbaston, Birmingham, Sunday. Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed won the toss and asked India to bat first. The Indian openers Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan [...]