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National , Top News

IAF chopper crash: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh briefs Parliament, Read his full statement

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh made a statement in Parliament on Thursday (December 9) on the chopper crash in Tamil Nadu that claimed the lives of 13 people including the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat and his wife Dr Madhulika Rawat. Of the 14 people on board, 13 people died when the Mi-17V5 […]

3 years ago

National , Top News

CDS Bipin Rawat’s chopper crash: 13 out of 14 onboard confirmed dead

In a tragic incident, a Military Helicopter carrying Chief of Defence Staff  Bipin Rawat crashed in Tamil Nadu’s Coonoor today. News Agency ANI citing reliable sources has said that 13 out of the 14 on board are dead and their identities are being confirmed with DNA testing. Soon after the incident defence minister Rajnath Singh […]

3 years ago

National , Top News

Hamburg’s India Week promotes tourism potential of the Northeast

In a news that is certain to bring cheer to those associated with the tourism sector of the Northeast, the 9th edition of the weeklong India Week being observed in Hamburg Germany will specially promote Northeast India as a tourist destination. Day-long special events showcasing India’s Northeast are being earmarked for November 11. The biennial […]

3 years ago

International , Top News

US completes withdrawal of forces from Afghanistan after 20-year war

The Pentagon on Monday announced that the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan has been completed, after 20 years of US military operations. General Kenneth McKenzie, commander of US Central Command, announced the completion of US withdrawal from Afghanistan during a Pentagon news conference. “I’m here to announce the completion of our withdrawal from Afghanistan […]

3 years ago

Assam , Top News

Assam Police arrests 14 over social media posts supporting Taliban

The Assam Police has arrested around 14 people across the state for allegedly posting on social media sites regarding the activities of the terrorist group Taliban. Two persons each were arrested from Kamrup Metropolitan, Barpeta, Dhubri and Karimganj districts. Six people were arrested from Darrang, Cachar, Hailakandi, South Salmara, Goalpara and Hojai districts. Special Director […]

3 years ago

Arunachal Pradesh , Top News

Arunachal CM Pema Khandu gives nod to NFR’s ‘Toy Train Project’ in Tawang

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Thursday gave his nod to the proposal of the North-East Frontier Railway (NFR) to implement a ‘Toy Train Project’ in the picturesque town of Tawang. The proposal was presented to the Chief Minister by NFR General Manager Anshul Gupta. He assured the Chief Minister that once everything is […]

3 years ago

National , Top News

Moderna’s mRNA COVID-19 vaccine likely to reach India this week: Reports

US giant drug maker Moderna’s COVID-19 messenger RNA (mRNA) vaccine is likely to reach India this week, reported news agency ANI on Monday citing sources. Moderna’s vaccine is the fourth COVID-19 jab to be available in India after Covishield, Covaxin and Sputnik. The vaccines will be distributed among government hospitals across the country. “On behalf […]

3 years ago

Assam , Top News

COVID-19: Assam extends lockdown restrictions till June 16

The Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) has issued an order which states that the imposed restrictions in the state, which were supposed to come to an end on June 5, have now been extended till June 16. Government in its revised SOP has allowed markets to remain open till 12 noon and that curfew will be imposed […]

3 years ago

Assam , Top News

Assam: 3 wanted criminals arrested after encounter in Nalbari

Assam Police on Friday apprehended three notorious criminals in an encounter that took place at Bala Mugkuchi in Nalbari district on Friday wee hours. The criminals who sustained bullet injuries were involved in cattle smuggling, drugs trade and other criminal activities. The operation was jointly carried out by Nalbari and Ghagrapar police stations. The arrested […]

3 years ago

Assam , Top News

Assam: ULFA-I releases abducted ONGC employee after Himanta Biswa Sarma’s intervention

ONGC employee Ritul Saikia, who was abducted from an oil field in Assam’s Sivasagar district last month, has been released by the banned United Liberation Front of Asom-Independent (ULFA-I) near the Indo-Myanmar border in Nagaland on Saturday morning. Saikia, who was abducted by the ULFA-I on April 21 along with two other ONGC employees, was […]

3 years ago