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  • World Bank announces 12 bn aid package to help countries combat coronavirus outbreak

    World Bank has unveiled a 12 billion dollar aid package that will provide fast-track funds to help countries combat the coronavirus outbreak. World Bank President David Malpass told reporters that the goal is to provide fast, effective action that responds to country needs. The funds, some of which are targeted to the world’s poorest nations, […]

    Indian-American Seema Verma named as key member of coronavirus task force in US

    Leading Indian-American health policy consultant Seema Verma has been appointed as one of the key members of the White House Coronavirus Task Force constituted by US President Donald Trump to combat the deadly disease that has claimed six lives in the country and infected over 90 others. The task force led by Secretary, Health and […]

    Pashtun activists hold protest at Geneva against genocide by Pakistan Army

    In Geneva, Pashtun activists held a massive demonstration against Pakistan Army’s genocide in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA during the ongoing session of UN Human Rights Council. They were holding black and white flags symbolising peace and denouncing terrorism. They were seeking urgent intervention by the UN to save Pashtun identity and their culture. The protestors […]

    US Prez Trump speaks to deputy Taliban leader; discusses progress towards achieving peace in Afghanistan

    US President Donald Trump spoke to deputy Taliban leader Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar and discussed progress towards achieving peace in Afghanistan, White House said. This was the first known call between an American president and the terror group. During the call, Trump emphasised the need to continue the reduction in violence, which made possible the […]

    Govt suspends all visas granted to nationals of Italy, Iran, South Korea & Japan

    Government has suspended all regular visa and e-visa granted to nationals of Italy, Iran, South Korea and Japan with immediate effect. In a revised travel advisory, Health Ministry said that those requiring to travel to India due to compelling reasons may seek fresh visa from the nearest Indian Embassy or Consulate. Government has put export […]

    Canada’s privacy commissioner launches investigation over the use of facial recognition technology

    As the years pass by, technology also widens, and more and more are being discovered. From simple gadgets to complex robotics, companies never stopped studying and creating high-tech products. There is one common goal – to help people improve life on a daily basis.  People are very much capable of improving the usual processes they […]

    Bodoland University holds First Convocation

    by Preetam B C Kokrajhar: A total 797 graduates including 40 PhD, 525 Post Graduate (PG) were awarded degrees during the 1st Convocation of Bodoland University(BU), Kokrajhar today. Assam Governor and Chancellor Prof Jagadish Mukhi attended the function and awarded the degrees. A total 3,195 students have completed their courses in various streams including arts, science, […]

    523rd birth anniversary of legendary Dimasa Princess Dishru observed at Haflong suggesting the day to be celebrated as ‘Dimasa Women’s Day’

    By Anup Biswas Haflong : The 523rd birth anniversary of legendary Dimasa Princess Dishru was observed with a day-long programme at the premises of Cultural Institute Hall, Haflong on Tuesday. Dimasa Mothers’ Association and Dimasa Mahila Samity of Haflong organized the event which started with the lighting of ‘Diya’ and offering of floral tribute to […]

    HSA expresses dismay at the abduction Headman of Muoltluong village

    By Anup Biswas Haflong :  The Hmar Students’ Association (HSA) expressed shock and dismay at the abduction and subsequent release on ransom of Mr Siemthang Hmar, Headman of Muoltluong (Molong Diphucherra) Village, Cachar, Assam on 23rd February, 2020 (Sunday) night at around 8:00 pm by suspected NSCN (IM) cadres stated Lalringsan Darngawn, Secretary, Information & […]

    Assam assembly budget session starts today, a commotion in the assembly in the Citizenship Amendment Act, Congress MLAs suspended, marshals pulled out.

    by Bhupen Goswami Guwahati: The budget session of the Assam Legislative Assembly began today amidst heavy heat. On Monday, the Assam Legislative Assembly created a ruckus on the first day of the budget session, where the opposition parties raised a lot of slogans against the Citizenship Amendment Act. The noise was so high that nothing was […]