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PM Modi launches ’BHIM’ App, says your thumb your bank now
270 Views, 30-12-2016, Courtsey News Live

: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday launched an Aadhaar-based mobile payment application at \’DigiDhan Mela\’ here to promote and make digital transactions easier. The app is called BHIM (Bharat Interface for Money) -- a re-branded version of UPI (Unified Payment Interface) and USS...Read more

Protests rent Chirang air amid fake encounter taint on men in olive
325 Views, 29-12-2016, Courtsey News Live

: A massive protest was staged at Bengtol in western Assam’s Chirang district a day after Army and police Wednesday claimed to have killed an NDFB(S) militant in an encounter with security forces. Kokrajhar Police and the Army claimed they neutralised Ratna Narzary (40) of Runikhata, a milita...Read more

Grenade hurled at Union Minister Rajen Gohain’s Nagaon residence
235 Views, 29-12-2016, Courtsey News Live

: In a shocking incident, unidentified miscreants threw a grenade at the Nagaon residence of Union Minister of State for Railways, Rajen Gohain. The grenade, however, did not explode. The incident took place in the wee hours on Thursday. The Union Minister along with his family members was not at t...Read more

 Iraqi forces launch fresh advance against Islamic State inside Mosul
118 Views, 29-12-2016, Courtsey News Live

     Iraqi security forces launched a fresh advance on Thursday against Islamic State militants in several southeastern districts of Mosul, where the fight had been stalled for about a month, Interior Ministry officials said.     "Our troops now are advancing. In t...Read more

 PM Narendra Modi to address nation at 7:30 pm on December 31
83 Views, 29-12-2016, Courtsey News Live

:30 pm on December 31.   Notably, the 50-day period for depositing of demonetised notes is expiring tomorrow.   According to reports, the PM will reply to the accusations made by the Opposition as regards the note ban.    He is also likely to speak about the roadmap post th...Read more

Assam Cabinet expansion before Bhogali Bihu
128 Views, 28-12-2016, Courtsey News Live

: The much-awaited and often-talked-about expansion of the Sarbananda Sonowal-led Assam cabinet will be expanded before Bhogali Bihu. This was announced by newly-appointed Assam BJP president Ranjit Das who said that the names of the new inductees would be finalised in consultation with Chief Minist...Read more

On Pearl Harbour visit, Shinzo Abe pledges Japan will never wage war again
182 Views, 28-12-2016, Courtsey News Live

: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made a symbolic visit to Pearl Harbor with President Barack Obama on Tuesday, commemorating the victims of Japan’s World War Two attack and promising that his country would never wage war again. The visit, just weeks before Republican President-elect Donald...Read more