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National , Top News

Coronavirus big challenge, have to tackle situation together: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that coronavirus has come up as a big challenge in front of the world and all have to tackle the situation together. “Every era brings new challenges to test and strengthen our ‘Collaborate to Create’ spirit. Just as today, coronavirus has come up as a big challenge in […]

4 years ago

Assam , Top News

All Assam Students’ Union protests against Citizenship (Amendment) Act in Guwahati

All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) along with hundreds of local citizens staged a protest in Guwahati on Friday against the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Act. Speaking to ANI, Ravi Sharma, a protestor, said: “The people of Assam do not want CAB. It is not right for us. It discriminates on the basis of religion. It also […]

5 years ago

Economy , Top News

GDP slumps to 4.5 pc in Q2 FY20

The economic growth slowed to 4.5 per cent in the July to September quarter from 7.1 per cent in the corresponding period of last year, the government data showed on Friday. The economy had a weak performance last quarter with the GDP growth rate dropping to 5 per cent. The slowdown in Q2 FY20 was […]

5 years ago

Top News , Tripura

Tripura adjudged ‘best performing, most improved’ small state in Agriculture

In yet another success at the national level in terms of ‘performance and growth’ under the leadership of Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb, Tripura received two prestigious awards announced by India Today Group at the ‘State of the States Conclave- 2019’ in New Delhi. Tripura has been declared as the ‘best performing and most improved’ […]

5 years ago

International , Top News

PM Modi embarks on two-day visit to Saudi Arabia

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday embarked on a two-day visit to Saudi Arabia with an aim to boost bilateral ties between the two countries in key sectors, including energy and finance. Prior to his departure, Modi said in a statement that he looks forward to his participation in the Future Investment Initiative (FII) Forum […]

5 years ago

National , Politics , Top News

Former finance minister and BJP stalwart Arun Jaitley passes away at 66

Former finance minister and senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley passed away at the age of 66 on Saturday at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi. Former Union Minister and Senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley passes away at AIIMS, Delhi. pic.twitter.com/jZDYCGpix1 — Northeast Live (@NELiveTV) August 24, 2019 Jaitley was admitted to […]

5 years ago

Assam , National , Top News

Bhupen Hazarika, Pranab Mukherjee, Nanaji Deshmukh conferred Bharat Ratna

President Ramnath Kovind on Thursday conferred the Bharat Ratna, the nation’s highest civilian honour, on Maestro Bhupen Hazarika posthumously. Maestro #BhupenHazarika posthumously awarded the ‘#BharatRatna‘https://t.co/F3wS9uLOJX — Northeast Live (@NELiveTV) August 8, 2019 Along with Dr Hazarika, the honour was also conferred on former President Pranab Mukherjee and social activist Nanaji Deshmukh (posthumous). Former President Pranab Mukherjee honoured […]

5 years ago

Economy , National , Top News

Budget 2019: Petrol, Diesel to be costlier now; raises tax on super-rich, gold imports

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday hiked tax on petrol and diesel, raised import duty on gold, levied additional surcharge on super rich and brought a tax on high value cash withdrawals as she sought to spur growth with reduction in corporate tax and sops to housing sector, startups and electric vehicles. Presenting the maiden […]

5 years ago

Economy , National , Top News

Budget 2019: Key takeaways from Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s maiden Budget

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presents the Union Budget 2019-20 in Parliament on Friday; becomes the only second women in the history of independent India to present the Union Budget. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presents #Budget2019 in the Parliament. Sitharaman said that the nation will grow to become a $3 trillion dollar economy in the current […]

5 years ago

National , Politics , Top News

Citizenship Bill, Ram Mandir, farmers income in BJP manifesto for 2019 Lok Sabha elections

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday released the BJP’s manifesto or ‘Sankalp patra’ for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, promising big to the farmers and pledging to make India one of the biggest economic powerhouses by 2022. Top BJP leaders including party president Amit Shah, Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Finance […]

5 years ago