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18 Democratic lawmakers to boycott Donald Trump’s inauguration
148 Views, 15-01-2017, Courtsey News Live

: At least 18 Democratic lawmakers have said they will boycott US President-elect Donald Trump\’s inauguration this week, after disclosure of Russia\’s alleged meddling in the 2016 election and his rebuke of civil rights icon John Lewis, according to a media report Sunday. Democratic Re...Read more

Pak Army using Pashtun women as sex slaves: Pashtun leader
125 Views, 14-01-2017, Courtsey News Live

: In a startling revelation, Umar Daud Khattak, a separatist Pashtun leader, has shockingly alleged that the Pakistan Army is using Pashtun women as sex slaves. He has alleged the Pakistan Army, in the garb of conducting a military operation in the Swat and Waziristan region, is committing grave hum...Read more

Haryana minister Anil Vij makes insulting remarks against Mahatma Gandhi
116 Views, 14-01-2017, Courtsey News Live

: Haryana Minister Anil Vij today courted controversy with remarks that Mahatma Gandhis image did not help Khadi and caused devaluation of the currency, sparking widespread outrage with even his party BJP condemning the statements following which he withdrew them. The senior BJP leader in Haryana, ...Read more

Assam celebrates Bhogali Bihu
263 Views, 14-01-2017, Courtsey News Live

: Assam celebrated the harvest festival Bhogali Bihu with traditional pomp and gaiety with community feasts organized on ‘uruka’ (community feast) Friday night. People danced and made merry as they congregated to have a grand feast together in rural, semi-urban and in towns and cities. ...Read more

In tearful farewell, Obama awards Biden the Medal of Freedom
127 Views, 13-01-2017, Courtsey News Live

WASHINGTON, Jan 13 (Agencies) — At the dusk of both of their political careers, surrounded by teary friends and family, President Barack Obama on Thursday bestowed the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Joe Biden, the man he called "the finest vice president we have ever seen." The vi...Read more

Massive preparations for tonight’s Uruka feast, Bhogali Bihu tomorrow
323 Views, 13-01-2017, Courtsey News Live

: Massive preparations are underway in Assam for Bhogali Bihu festivities as people are preparing for the Uruka feast tonight. People are organizing community feasts and villagers have been constructing ‘bhela ghars’ (temporary structures built with straw, bamboo and other readily-availa...Read more

Army chief to set up own suggestion cum grievance boxes
179 Views, 13-01-2017, Courtsey News Live

: With a number of security personnel, including one from the army, raising grievances through social media, Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat today asked his men to directly communicate to him through the "suggestion cum grievance" boxes that will be set up across the formations. His remarks ca...Read more

Rakesh Paul & Co. to stay in jail after bail applications turned down
107 Views, 12-01-2017, Courtsey News Live

: The bail applications of arrested former APSC chairman Rakesh Paul has been rejected by Gauhati High Court. The bail pleas of three other arrested accused --- Samedur Rahman, Basanta Doley and Dibrugarh engineer Nabakanta Patir --- has also been rejected by court.  On the other hand, the ant...Read more

Will repeal, replace Obamacare simultaneously, says Donald Trump
173 Views, 12-01-2017, Courtsey News Live

: President-elect Donald Trump has said he would simultaneously repeal and replace ‘Obamacare’, as he sought to quell all speculation over the signature programme of outgoing US President Barack Obama. “It’ll be repeal and replace. It will be essentially, simultaneously. It ...Read more