North-East India

Formalin-laced fish create scare across India: From detection to ban, a timeline

Formalin is a toxic chemical which is used to preserve bodies and prevent its decay in mortuaries. It is derived from formaldehyde, a potential …

Business (India)

Despite ban on speech, Togadia arrives in Guwahati

Guwahati, July 18 (IANS) Former VHP leader Pravin Togadia arrived here on Wednesday despite the Assam government banning him from holding any public …


Udaipur, City Of Lakes, Third Among World's 15 Best Cities : Travel Poll

A poll by Travel + Leisure ranked Udaipur among 15 best cities in the world for travelers.<p><b>Udaipur:</b><p>The heritage city of Udaipur has been ranked third …


Venkaiah Naidu sets a record, speaks in 10 languages in Rajya Sabha

<b>New Delhi:</b> Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday set a record of sorts when he spoke in ten languages on the opening day of the monsoon …


Declared an Indian in ’17, Assam cop again listed as doubtful voter

An Assam police officer’s 10-year-long struggle to prove his nationality continues even after he was declared an Indian citizen by a Foreigners …


12 gruesome rapes of minor girls that shocked the nation

A 14-year-old girl was gang-raped by four youth in Madhya Pradesh with the help of a woman. The survivor was later dumped near a school. The accused …


World weatherwatch: Monsoon brings floods and landslides to India

Monsoon season is under way across southern Asia, with India bearing the brunt of the torrential rains over the past week. Floods and landslides caused by the annual deluge of rainfall resulted in the deaths of at least a dozen people last week, with the death toll from the season so far likely to …

India News

Insights into the 2018 #WorldCup conversation on Twitter

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NRC registration process in Assam discriminates against Bengali-speakers: activists

Kolkata, July 18 (IANS) With the final draft of National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam to be published at the month end, an activist group on …


No Drab Stuf: Assam Police Takes Creative Route To Tackle Mob Violence, Rumour-Mongering

The Assam Police have launched digital campaign warning offenders against churning rumours and posting hate messages on social media, as the …

Social Media

Army should occupy Bangladeshi land and settle illegal immigrants there: Praveen Togadia

Former Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Praveen Togadia on Wednesday said the Indian Army should occupy a portion of Bangladesh and settle the …


Cabinet approves relaxing production sharing contracts of Pre-Nelp and NELP blocks

Sops will give relief to companies like ONGC and Oil India on sharing of royalty and cess in pre-Nelp exploration blocks

Natural Gas

Tripura CM allays fears over performance review

Agartala, July 18 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb said his state government's plan to review government employees' performance must …


British News Show Trolls Trump Over Ratings—But It Can’t Claim Moral High Ground

It would be the perfect joke to troll Trump—if only the right person had made it.<p>Piers Morgan’s interview with the president aired on British network …


Bengal suggests alternative devolution formula to Finance Commission

Kolkata, July 18 (IANS) The West Bengal government on Wednesday said it has suggested an alternative formula to the 15th Finance Commission for …


Assamese and Malwi folk music performances at the IGNCA

New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Folk music from Madhya Pradesh and Assam was rendered at the Indira Gandhi National Center for the Arts (IGNCA) here on …


#GoodNews: 55 Year-Old MLA Resumes Studies, Taught Over Whatsapp

55-year-old MLA from Udaipur Phool Singh Meena resumed his studies after 40 years and gave his first year BA exams on Tuesday, 17 July, <i>Hindustan …


Duleep Trophy begins on Aug 17, Ranji Trophy from Nov 1

Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Wednesday announced that the 37-team Raji Trophy championship will be held …

Indian Cricket

Drought-like conditions? Rain deficit widens in east, North-East India

Rain deficiency in eastern and western Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Gangetic West Bengal, Assam and Meghalaya is 20-46 per cent less than normal …


A house built in 1833 is now a charming homestay in Sikkim

Yangsum Heritage Farm offers a slice of the Himalayan life<p>A stone-and-timber house in the hills, orchards bursting with fruit and flower and, of …

Travel (India)

Lucy Mangan: “Why we need to be optimistic, now more than ever”

Do you know that if you stand by a wall and press the outer length of your arm hard against it, when you step away your arm will lift of its own …

Thai Navy

Community, Memory, and Migration in a Globalizing World

Oxford University Press

Silchar MP Sushmita Dev denies posting on Facebook that Barak Valley is not a part of Assam

A fake Facebook post, attributed to Silchar MP and chief of All India Mahila Congress Sushmita Dev, that Barak Valley is not a part of Assam as per …

India News

Taming Capitalism before its Triumph

Oxford University Press

Contingency plan needed to deal with erratic monsoon

Half of July is over and the monsoon is still weak in several parts of the country. It is also very heavy in certain pockets. But there is no way to …

India News

STEM’s next generation: ‘Know that there are girls out here rooting for you’

Inspirefest’s Next Generation panellists had strong words of encouragement for young people – particularly young women – interested in …

General Hospital

Confusion Within BCCI Administration as Domestic Season Starts from August 13

|Cricketnext | Updated: July 18, 2018, 10:34 AM IST<p>Committee of Administrators chief Vinod Rai with BCCI CEO Rahul Johri. (Getty Images)<p><b>New Delhi:</b> …

India News

Probe panel for Manipur University will have representation from state, says HRD Ministry

The development follows a meeting between Manipur CM Biren Singh and HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar on Sunday.


4th DMSC JK Tyre Autocross comes to a close

The fourth edition of the DMSC JK Tyre 2018 Autocross drew to a close, with Meghalaya’s Babit Lyngdoh, Kamlesh and Sandeep Sharma claiming top …


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