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Business Standard India
Inter-state supply may come under GST compositionof goods. Besides, the facility of input tax credit may be made available under
Business Standard India / Posted 6 minutes ago
of goods. Besides, the facility of input tax credit may be made available under this scheme. A ministerial panel, led by Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, is expected to finalise the contours of the revised structure in its next meeting... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Fifa Under- Soggy ground has semfinal movedciting poor pitch conditions, it was announced on Monday. The match, to be play
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 20 minutes ago
citing poor pitch conditions, it was announced on Monday. The match, to be played at the Indira Gandhi Stadium at the Assam capital, will be held as scheduled on October 25 but at the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata. “Following a thorough... Read more
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The Hindu
Centre eases norms for sewage plantsin Uttar Pradesh. New STPs in State capitals, however, have to cap BoD at 20 mg
The Hindu / Posted 2 hours ago
in Uttar Pradesh. New STPs in State capitals, however, have to cap BoD at 20 mg/litre. Plants in Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Jammu and Kashmir, Andaman and... Read more
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The Hindu
New interlocutor is known as a doveIB, in December 2014 for a fixed two-year term. Post- retirement, he was appoin
The Hindu / Posted 2 hours ago
IB, in December 2014 for a fixed two-year term. Post- retirement, he was appointed as an interlocutor for talks with Assam-based insurgent groups in June. He also heads a committee to restructure the Home Ministry. The Centre was keen on... Read more
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The Hindu
England-Brazil semi-final shifted to Kolkatadeprive football fans in Guwahati of this semifinal encounter. Both FIFA and th
The Hindu / Posted 5 hours ago
deprive football fans in Guwahati of this semifinal encounter. Both FIFA and the LOC would like to sincerely thank the city of Guwahati and the state government of Assam for their excellent cooperation throughout the competition,” said the statem... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
England-Brazil semifinal clash moved to Kolkata from Guwahatiwhich will cause inconvenience to the two teams. The match, which was to be pl
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 7 hours ago
which will cause inconvenience to the two teams. The match, which was to be played at the Indira Gandhi stadium at the Assam capital, will be held as scheduled on October 25 but at the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata. "Following a thorough... Read more
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dna
Peace is top priority: Dineshwar Sharma on being appointed govt's special representative on Kashmirand people of the country," Sharma said. The 61-year-old -- at present the Cen
dna / Posted 7 hours ago
and people of the country," Sharma said. The 61-year-old -- at present the Centre's pointperson for dialogue with Assam-based militant groups -- said he feels honoured that he has been assigned such a challenging task. Kashmir has been a... Read more
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dna
Sustained dialogue on Kashmir: All you need to know about Former IB Director Dineshwar Sharmarecruitment in Kerala as the Director of Intelligence Bureau. *Sharma has serv
dna / Posted 8 hours ago
recruitment in Kerala as the Director of Intelligence Bureau. *Sharma has served as the interlocutor for peace talks with Assam’s insurgent groups, including the United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) in June this year. * He has also worked with... Read more
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dna
Brazil v/s England semifinal shifted from Guwahati to Kolkataaffected during the quarterfinal match between Ghana and Mali on Saturday which
dna / Posted 8 hours ago
affected during the quarterfinal match between Ghana and Mali on Saturday which was played under incessant rain. The Assam capital has been experiencing rain for the last four days, though it relented a bit today. Rain stopped after light... Read more
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FIFA
FIFA U-17 World Cup semi-final match to take place in Kolkatasemi-final encounter. Both FIFA and the LOC would like to sincerely thank the c
FIFA / Posted 9 hours ago
semi-final encounter. Both FIFA and the LOC would like to sincerely thank the city of Guwahati and the state government of Assam for their excellent cooperation throughout the competition. The refund process for the semi-final match previously... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Former IB director to initiate Modi govt’s Kashmir dialogue: Who is Dineshwar Sharma?to terrorism and internal security. The former IB head had in June taken charg
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 11 hours ago
to terrorism and internal security. The former IB head had in June taken charge as the interlocutor for peace talks with Assam’s insurgent groups, including the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA). He was appointed for a tenure of one year to... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
The new BJP: Amit Shah puts party’s expansion drive in top gearfloated, bringing eight political outfits under one umbrella. “We are working
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 16 hours ago
floated, bringing eight political outfits under one umbrella. “We are working towards a Congress-mukt northeast,” says Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, also the NEDA chairman. In 2014, the BJP drew a blank in Kerala (out of 20), won one each... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Gujarat Patidar leader says BJP tried to bribe him, Srikanth wins Denmark Open, Kiwis beat India: Top storiesBharti, Vijay Sampla and V K Singh will be campaigning for the November 9 polls
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 19 hours ago
Bharti, Vijay Sampla and V K Singh will be campaigning for the November 9 polls in the hill state. Read the story here. Assam MP allegedly calls Gandhis and Nehru ‘garbage’, Congress files complaint The Assam unit of the Congress filed a police... Read more
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dna
Assam: BJP MP compares Nehru-Gandhi with garbage, Congress demands his arrestThe Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Assam has stoked a controversy by alleg
dna / Posted 19 hours ago
The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Assam has stoked a controversy by allegedly comparing Mahatma Gandhi and India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru with garbage. Addressing a public rally at Sonari in Sivsagar district, the Lok Sabha... Read more
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The Hindu
Cattle smuggling goes on along Indo-Bangla borderof cattle till September 2017. Officials of BSF’s NBF said many seizures were
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
of cattle till September 2017. Officials of BSF’s NBF said many seizures were made along the national highway leading to Assam, a few kilometres off the border. Till 2014, hardly any cattle heads were seized from the northeast, but the figures... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Assam MP allegedly calls Gandhis and Nehru ‘garbage’, Congress files complaintThe Assam unit of the Congress filed a police complaint on Sunday against BJP p
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
The Assam unit of the Congress filed a police complaint on Sunday against BJP parliamentarian Kamakhya Prasad Tassa for allegedly equating Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi with garbage. The party said the Adivasi... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Assam cop, arrested for minor’s custodial death, dies in jailA retired sub-inspector, one of three Assam policemen arrested on October 17 fo
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
A retired sub-inspector, one of three Assam policemen arrested on October 17 for the alleged custodial death of a minor eight months ago, died at the Guwahati Central Jail on Sunday. Tamizuddin Ahmed, who retired a few days ago, was lodged in the... Read more
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The Hindu
Strong winds help dissipate pollutants in Delhi, but air still ‘very poor’the west to east. “The weakening of a depression, which had formed over the Ba
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
the west to east. “The weakening of a depression, which had formed over the Bay of Bengal, and its gradual shift towards Assam has helped create the passage. This coupled with strong winds have cleaned the air considerably,” Saha told PTI. Post... Read more
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New Kerala
Female players from North East region gear up for boxing championship - newkerala news #282163at the national camp in New Delhi for the Women's Youth World Boxing Championsh
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
at the national camp in New Delhi for the Women's Youth World Boxing Championship, which will be held later this year in Assam's Guwahati city. The other two young players are from Assam. "I came from a family which has always seen financial... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Assam govt names five in FIR in Rs 30-cr advertisement scam during Congress ruleFive people including the director of information and public relations departme
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
Five people including the director of information and public relations department of Assam have been named as accused in a multi-crore rupee advertisement scam. The special vigilance cell of Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal filed an FIR in... Read more
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Herald Sun
Harry takes Meghan to meet the QueenQueen’s favourite part of the day where she nibbles on sandwiches, fruit or cak
Herald Sun / Posted yesterday
Queen’s favourite part of the day where she nibbles on sandwiches, fruit or cake and drinks her own blend of Darjeeling or Assam tea. It comes after the news that Markle, 36, quit her job on the television show Suits which some saw as preparation... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Harry takes Meghan to meet the QueenQueen’s favourite part of the day where she nibbles on sandwiches, fruit or cak
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
Queen’s favourite part of the day where she nibbles on sandwiches, fruit or cake and drinks her own blend of Darjeeling or Assam tea. It comes after the news that Markle, 36, quit her job on the television show Suits which some saw as preparation... Read more
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The Hindu
A jumbo cup of Assam teaAt the edge of the Bodoland Territorial Area in Assam, where the Brahmaputra va
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
At the edge of the Bodoland Territorial Area in Assam, where the Brahmaputra valley plains meet the hills of Bhutan, there are two tea farms owned by a farmer named Tenzing Bodosa. Earlier this year, these became the first in the world to receive a... Read more
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The Hindu
More species of snakehead fish foundnortheastern India that find their way into aquaria. The barcoding also succee
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
northeastern India that find their way into aquaria. The barcoding also succeeded in identifying new species Channa from Assam, foothills of Bhutan, Myanmar and another one from Congo. The analysis of the data revealed that the eastern Himalaya... Read more
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The Hindu
Clean chit: how temples use technology to keep surroundings spotlessthe restoration of the bazaar mantaps. Encroachments have been removed to facil
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
the restoration of the bazaar mantaps. Encroachments have been removed to facilitate this work.Pristine location Kamakhya, Assam The pure mountain air rejuvenates pilgrims and the calmness that prevails outside belies the fervour and frenzy, which... Read more
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Business Standard India
Passport Seva Kendras getting up to a million applications a month: TCSPassport Seva Project . One of the biggest achievements of the project has bee
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
Passport Seva Project . One of the biggest achievements of the project has been the successful deployment of PSKs across the north eastern states with another nine in the pipeline in Assam to cater to the huge demand for the services, th... Read more
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New Kerala
African coaches rue youngsters losing pathway to 'glitz and glamour' in Europe - newkerala news #282147Guwahati (Assam) , Oct. 21 : Before taking on each other in the all-African qua
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
Guwahati (Assam) , Oct. 21 : Before taking on each other in the all-African quarterfinal of the FIFA U17 World Cup India 2017 on October 21, both Ghana and Mali U-17 team coaches lamented the African teams' lesser success rate in the senior age-group... Read more
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New Kerala
Indian Handicrafts and Gift Fair reflects upon Indian art and culture - newkerala news #282150outfits, cushions etc. Stalls displaying a unique range of products from diffe
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
outfits, cushions etc. Stalls displaying a unique range of products from different states of northeast like Meghalaya, Assam, Mizoram, and Manipur grabbed the attention of the buyers. "More than 300 women are working together with us and we... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Shammi Kapoor birth anniversary: Did you know he accessed internet before it came to India?image of a suave actor. He told his wife (Geeta Bali), “If this makeover fails,
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 days ago
image of a suave actor. He told his wife (Geeta Bali), “If this makeover fails, I will become a tea plantation manager in Assam.” But luckily for him the makeover worked, and pretty well. 8. Who doesn’t love the song Yahoo... from the film... Read more
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dna
Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal assigns officials to evaluate 'quality' education in stateAssam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has stressed the need for quality educa
dna / Posted 2 days ago
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has stressed the need for quality education as it helps a person to become able, skilled and makes a society strong. Sonowal said education is the guiding force for a society and as such the state government... Read more
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The Hindu
Google Doodle: the birthday of Himalayan explorer Nain Singh RawatSurvey office in Dehradun, where he trained for two years. It is said that his
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
Survey office in Dehradun, where he trained for two years. It is said that his greatest journey was from Leh in Ladhak to Assam via Lhasa, from 1873-75. Rawat was the recipient of awards by the Royal Geographic Society and in June 2004, a postage... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Harry takes Meghan to meet the QueenQueen’s favourite part of the day where she nibbles on sandwiches, fruit or cak
Daily Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
Queen’s favourite part of the day where she nibbles on sandwiches, fruit or cake and drinks her own blend of Darjeeling or Assam tea. media_cameraHarry and Meghan watch a Wheelchair Tennis match during the Invictus Games 2017. Picture: Chris... Read more
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Daily Star
Queen and Meghan's ‘SECOND meeting’ means engagement is ON – but Bank Holiday still ‘OFF’It is reported the meeting was “deliberately informal”, involved Darjeeling and
Daily Star / Posted 4 days ago
It is reported the meeting was “deliberately informal”, involved Darjeeling and Assam tea and selection of sandwiches, fruit or scones and cake. CONFIRMED? The second meeting would suggest an engagement is almost certainly on The meeting would make... Read more
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The Indian Express
Coming, Indian Version Of Discovery, Nat Geo: DD Prakritiin a documentary that highlighted the government’s “ruthless anti-poaching stra
The Indian Express / Posted 4 days ago
in a documentary that highlighted the government’s “ruthless anti-poaching strategy” for the Kaziranga tiger reserve in Assam. However, Doordarshan’s past experiments with launching exclusive channels aimed at different sectors have not had the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Meghan Markle shoots scenes for Suits in Toronto after meeting Queeneating from a selection of sandwiches, fruit or plain scones and cake. It is s
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
eating from a selection of sandwiches, fruit or plain scones and cake. It is served with her own blend of Darjeeling and Assam tea, known as Queen Mary's blend. Today the Queen reviewed the King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery during their 70th... Read more
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Daily Mail
Tatler apologises after tweeting Prince Harry and Meghan are engagedhave certainly not followed the pattern of traditional royal romances It is se
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
have certainly not followed the pattern of traditional royal romances It is served with her own blend of Darjeeling and Assam tea, known as Queen Mary’s blend. As Richard Kay reported, the Queen spent almost an hour with her grandson and the... Read more
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Herald Sun
Harry takes Meghan to the QueenQueen’s favourite part of the day where she nibbles on sandwiches, fruit or cak
Herald Sun / Posted 4 days ago
Queen’s favourite part of the day where she nibbles on sandwiches, fruit or cake and drinks her own blend of Darjeeling or Assam tea. It comes after the news that Markle, 36, quit her job on the television show Suits which some saw as preparation... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Prince Harry takes Meghan to meet QueenQueen’s favourite part of the day where she nibbles on sandwiches, fruit or cak
The Courier Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Queen’s favourite part of the day where she nibbles on sandwiches, fruit or cake and drinks her own blend of Darjeeling or Assam tea. It comes after the news that Markle, 36, quit her job on the television show Suits which some saw as preparation... Read more
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News.com.au
Prince Harry takes Meghan to meet QueenQueen’s favourite part of the day where she nibbles on sandwiches, fruit or cak
News.com.au / Posted 4 days ago
Queen’s favourite part of the day where she nibbles on sandwiches, fruit or cake and drinks her own blend of Darjeeling or Assam tea. Harry and Meghan watch a Wheelchair Tennis match during the Invictus Games 2017. Picture: Chris Jackson/Getty... Read more
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Daily Mail
The Queen rides with her head through the sunroofeating from a selection of sandwiches, fruit or plain scones and cake. It is s
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
eating from a selection of sandwiches, fruit or plain scones and cake. It is served with her own blend of Darjeeling and Assam tea, known as Queen Mary’s blend. As Richard Kay reported, the Queen spent almost an hour with her grandson and the... Read more
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metro
Meghan Markle met the Queen with Harry at Buckingham Palacehour in the private sitting room enjoying sandwiches, scones and cake, and sipp
metro / Posted 4 days ago
hour in the private sitting room enjoying sandwiches, scones and cake, and sipped Elizabeth’s own blend of Darjeeling and Assam tea, known as Queen Mary’s blend. Meghan, who apparently quit her role in US drama Suits recently to spend more time... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Spanish Oscar Entry, India's 'Village Rockstars' Win Top Mumbai Film Festival Awardshomegrown films, saw Rima Das' Village Rockstars picking up the Golden Gateway
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 4 days ago
homegrown films, saw Rima Das' Village Rockstars picking up the Golden Gateway award. Set in India's north eastern state of Assam, the film, which premiered at Toronto, revolves around a young girl who wants to buy a guitar. Village Rockstars also... Read more
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Daily Mail
Prince Harry, Meghan and a VERY discreet tea party with the Queengets a kiss from her Prince as loved-up pair... Share this article It is serv
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
gets a kiss from her Prince as loved-up pair... Share this article It is served with her own blend of Darjeeling and Assam tea, known as Queen Mary’s blend. I understand the Queen spent almost an hour with her grandson and the Los... Read more
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asianage
Guwahati NGO fights to make Diwali safer for animalsstress, terror and even death in strays and birds. This year will be no differe
asianage / Posted 5 days ago
stress, terror and even death in strays and birds. This year will be no different, unless we become more responsible. An Assam NGO is working overtime to spread awareness on how excruciating a firecracker can be to a dog or a bird. "Diwali is a... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Fighting for animal rights this Diwalistress, terror and even death in strays and birds. This year will be no differe
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
stress, terror and even death in strays and birds. This year will be no different, unless we become more responsible. An Assam NGO is working overtime to spread awareness on how excruciating a firecracker can be to a dog or a bird. "Diwali is a... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
KL Rahul, Karun Nair named in Karnataka Ranji squad afterthe New Zealand ODIs, would like to use the opportunity to make an impression,
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
the New Zealand ODIs, would like to use the opportunity to make an impression, after Karnataka made a solid start this season by registering a victory against Assam in their opener at Mysuru. The hosts had defeated Assam by an innings and 121... Read more
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Business Standard India
Goodricke Group acquires Godfrey Phillip's tea business for Rs 20 crits own existing brands and the blends in these will be mostly serviced by the
Business Standard India / Posted 6 days ago
its own existing brands and the blends in these will be mostly serviced by the produce from its own gardens in Dooars and Assam. The Goodricke Group, which is one of the largest Darjeeling tea producers and directly owns 17 tea gardens in West... Read more
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The Hindu
More check-posts to come up on Bangladesh borderare at Hili, Changrabandha, Ghojadanga, Mahadipur and Fulbari in West Bengal, K
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
are at Hili, Changrabandha, Ghojadanga, Mahadipur and Fulbari in West Bengal, Kawripuichhuah in Mizoram and Sutarkandi in Assam. Eventually, 19 ICPs are expected to come up along the Bangladesh border. Besides the seven in West Bengal, three will... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Ranji Trophy: Delhi go on top with innings win, Bengal and Karnataka secure victoryplay was possible on the final day today and the visitors lost three wickets to
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 6 days ago
play was possible on the final day today and the visitors lost three wickets to finish at 91 for three. Karnatake thrash Assam Karnataka began their 2017 Ranji Trophy campaign with a bang without their big guns like Manish Pandey and K L Rahul,... Read more
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Phayul
Manipur accords grand reception to Dalai LamaLama was escorted to Raj Bhavan, the official residence of Manipur’s Governor N
Phayul / Posted 6 days ago
Lama was escorted to Raj Bhavan, the official residence of Manipur’s Governor Najma Heptulla for a luncheon. This is His Holiness’ second visit to the Northeast part of India this year following his visit to Assam and Arunachal Pradesh i... Read more
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