Agartala-Deoghar Express flagged off

Agartala, July 6 (PTI): Union Minister Rajen Gohain and Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb today jointly flagged off the Agartala-Deoghar Express to ease the journey of devotees visit the pilgrim town of Deoghar.   Gohain, Union Minister of State for Railways, said in his address that the train would help devotees of Anukulchandra visit […]

Meghalaya CM rubbishes reports of PDF pulling out of alliance

Meghalaya CM rubbishes reports of PDF pulling out of alliance

Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma (File Photo)   Shillong, July 6 (PTI): Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma today said the four-month-old Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) government is “stable” and rubbished media reports of coalition partner People’s Democratic Front (PDF) pulling out of the alliance.   The MDA comprises the National People’s Party (NPP) […]

Nine including prime accused arrested in Tripura lynching case

Agartala, July 6 (PTI): Nine persons, including prime accused Sunil Mohan Tripura, have been arrested in connection.   with the lynching of a man for campaigning against rumour-mongering on child-lifting in the north eastern state of Tripura, the police said on Friday.   While Sunil Mohan was arrested on Thursday from Sabroom in south Tripura […]

Retired commandent of IRB, 3 others abducted in Manipur

Imphal, July 6 (PTI): Four persons, including a retired commanding officer (CO) of the 4th Indian Reserved Battalion (IRB) have been abducted by armed gunmen from Sekmai in Manipur’s Imphal West district, a top police officer said today.   The abduction of the four senior citizens took place on Thursday evening when they were on […]

Pangolin rescued in Assam

Guwahati, July 6 (PTI): A pangolin was rescued by the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau here today and three persons were arrested in connection with it, sources in the body said.   The anteater was rescued from Maligaon area of the city during a joint operation of the police and the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau, the […]

Child lifting rumors: Army saves 3 ‘sadhus’ from mob in Assam

Child lifting rumors: Army saves 3 ‘sadhus’ from mob in Assam

Rescued ‘sadhus’ with Army men.   Haflong, July 6 (PTI): Army and police personnel have rescued three ‘sadhus’ from getting lynched by a mob, which suspected them to be child-lifters, at Mahur railway station in Dima Hasao district of Assam, officials said today.   District officials said Armymen posted at an adjacent camp and police […]

California wildfire spreads quickly; thousands evacuated

California wildfire spreads quickly; thousands evacuated

Firefighters work at the site of a wildfire in Goleta, California, U.S., July 6, 2018 in this image obtained on social media. (Mike Eliason/Santa Barbara County Fire/via REUTERS) Reuters A fast-moving wildfire driven by strong wind and high temperatures tore through homes north of Los Angeles late on Friday, forcing thousands of residents to evacuate. […]

 Wimbledon  2018: Ruthless Federer marches on with another straight-sets win

 Wimbledon  2018: Ruthless Federer marches on with another straight-sets win

Switzerland’s Roger Federer serves during his third round match against Germany’s Jan-Lennard Struff. (REUTERS/Peter Nicholls)   LONDON, July 6 (Reuters): Top seed and defending champion Roger Federer advanced to theWimbledon last 16 without dropping a set after a 6-3 7-5 6-2 win over German Jan-Lennard Struff on Friday.   Federer, seeking a record ninth Wimbledon title, eased through […]