Day after violence, lone survivor in Assam recounts terror

Day after violence, lone survivor in Assam recounts terror

Activists of Assam Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) shout slogans during a protest against the killings of five people in Tinsukia district, in Guwahati, on November 2, 2018. (REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika)     Tinsukia, November 2 (IANS): A day after the killing of five people in Assam’s Tinsukia district, Sahadev Namashudra recalled the terror he went through […]

Assam killing: 12-hour State bandh today

Assam killing: 12-hour State bandh today

Tinsukia: People stage a demonstration against the killing of five people in Dhola under Tinsukia district on November 1. (IANS Photo)   Those responsible for violence will not go scot-free, says Assam CM ULFA (I) denies involvement   Morung Express News Dimapur | November 3   Various organisations in Assam have called for a 12-hour […]

Institutes cannot keep original certificates, UGC warns again

Institutes cannot keep original certificates, UGC warns again

(Photo Courtesy: ugc.ac.in)   New Delhi, November 2 (IANS): The University Grants Commission (UGC) on Friday warned education institutes against keeping the original certificates of students at the time of admission, directing them to return the certificates immediately after verification and be satisfied with their self-attested copies.   The commission has issued such notifications in […]

India inaugurates world’s tallest statue to celebrate Vallabhbhai Patel

India inaugurates world’s tallest statue to celebrate Vallabhbhai Patel

Indian tri-coloured balloons fly around the “Statue of Unity” portraying Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, one of the founding fathers of India, during its inauguration in Kevadia, in the western state of Gujarat,on October 31, 2018. (REUTERS/Amit Dave)   KEVADIA, October 30 (Reuters):  India on Wednesday inaugurated the world’s tallest statue, a $400-million effigy of independence hero Vallabhbhai […]

North East Olympic Games: Nagaland finish 5th with 42 medals

North East Olympic Games: Nagaland finish 5th with 42 medals

Tsuchoi T, who was the best athletes from the state with winning 3 medals – 2 Gold and 1 Bronze. (Photo: Twitter)     Tsuchoi, best performer from the state with 2 Gold and 1 Silver Arunachal Pradesh to host the 2nd second edition in 2020 Manipur overall champions with 159 medals   Kohima, October […]

Indonesian jet flew erratically the day before it crashed

Indonesian jet flew erratically the day before it crashed

Rescue workers lay out recovered belongings believed to be from the crashed Lion Air flight JT610 at Tanjung Priok port in Jakarta, Indonesia, on October 30. (REUTERS/Edgar Su)     SINGAPORE/JAKARTA, October  30 (Reuters):  The Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX jet that crashed in Indonesia on Monday morning flew erratically during a flight the previous […]

The Thai charmer who made a fortune and won soccer’s biggest league

The Thai charmer who made a fortune and won soccer’s biggest league

News on the death of Leicester City soccer club owner and duty-free King Power International founder Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha is displayed on Thai newspapers in Bangkok, Thailand on October 29, 2018. (REUTERS/Jorge Silva)     BANGKOK, October 29 (Reuters): Beer, pies and Buddhist prayers helped endear Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha to Leicester City fans even before the team owned by […]

German SPD leader gives Merkel an ultimatum after state vote losses

German SPD leader gives Merkel an ultimatum after state vote losses

German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks during a news conference after a Syria summit, in Istanbul, Turkey on October 27, 2018. (REUTERS/Murad Sezer)     BERLIN, OCTOBER 29 (Reuters): Chancellor Angela Merkel’s junior coalition partners gave her conservatives until next year to deliver more policy results, threatening to end their alliance if there is no improvement […]

Global pressure rises on Sri Lanka president to defuse political crisis

Global pressure rises on Sri Lanka president to defuse political crisis

Members of Sri Lanka’s Special Task Force and the police stand guard next to a poster of newly appointed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa in Colombo, Sri Lanka October 28, 2018. (REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte)     COLOMBO, OCTOBER 29 (Reuters): Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena is under increasing pressure to uphold the island nation’s constitution and reconvene […]

Five-times champion Hamilton lives life in the fast lane

Five-times champion Hamilton lives life in the fast lane

Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton celebrates after winning the World Championship after the  Mexican Grand Prix at Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, Mexico City on October 28, 2018.  (REUTERS/Henry Romero)     LONDON, OCTOBER 29 (Reuters): Only seven-times champion Michael Schumacher has won more Formula One titles than Lewis Hamilton but that astonishing record looks vulnerable now the Briton […]

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