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Massive public outcry and protests against Power department after three including a minor electrocuted to death in Assam within 24 hours

July 8th, 2017|0 Comments

GUWAHATI, July 8 (NL Web Desk): Massive public outcry and protests in Assam after three persons, including a minor boy, died of electrocution, allegedly due to callousness on the part of power department officials. Three persons had died since Thursday [...]

Class II boy electrocuted after coming into contact with snapped cable near Jagiroad, telecom tower operator dies at Nagaon

July 7th, 2017|0 Comments

GUWAHATI, July 7 (NL Web Desk): Close on the heels of the two electrocution deaths in Guwahati during the recent flash floods, two more people, including a minor student, were electrocuted in two separate incidents in Assam Friday. Bidyut Das, [...]

Assam BJP MLAs to sit on dharna to protest deprivation of local unemployed youths in railway jobs

July 7th, 2017|0 Comments

GUWAHATI, July 7 (NL Web Desk): Ruling BJP leaders, including three Assam MLAs, have threatened to sit on a dharna over what they alleged was deprivation of local unemployed youths in railway jobs in the State. BJP leaders and activists, [...]

Assam: In the absence of motorable roads, woman in labour brought to hospital in horse-drawn cart

July 7th, 2017|0 Comments

GUWAHATI, July 7 (NL Web Desk): Poor surface communication and the absence of motorable roads to several villages across Assam has forced people to transport patients in hand-drawn, bullock and horse-drawn carts to hospitals and healthcare institutions. There have been [...]

Assam flood situation worsens, fourteen districts affected; Brahmaputra, tributaries in spate

July 7th, 2017|0 Comments

GUWAHATI, July 7 (NL Web Desk): The flood situation in Assam remained unchanged Friday with the Brahmaputra and its tributaries flowing above the danger level, inundating houses and crop lands in fourteen districts. The Brahmaputra is flowing above the danger [...]

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 [...]

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

  • Toshiba

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 [...]