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Air Force

Gagan Shakti air exercise continues GUWAHATI : Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman visits Chabua Air Force Station in Assam. The Defence Minister along with Chief of Air Staff and top Air Force officials visited Dollungmukh in lower subanshiri to witness ground firing, bombing. She visited Pasighat to inaugurate the Advance Landing Ground there. Gagan Shakti is the biggest military exercise in decades undertaken by India to showcase its air dominance over

Dinosaur

Bhupen goswami GUWAHATI : Although known for several decades, Meghalaya’s Krem Puri was recently declared as the world’s longest sandstone cave but what was more interesting about the cave was the discovery of dinosaur fossils inside it, especially of Mosasaurus which was a giant aquatic carnivorous reptile. The fossils were discovered inside the sandstone cave Krem Puri which means “Fairy Cave”, near the village of Laitsohum in the Mawsynram area

Anger

16 Ethnic and Tribal Orgs oppose Bhupen Goswami GUWAHATI : Rising Anger in Assam Over Centre’s Decision To Grant Citizenship ,Hindu Bangladeshis Issues. 16 Ethnic and Tribal Orgs oppose Granting Citizenship . After the hearing of the Joint Parliamentary Committee on the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, 16 ethnic and tribal organisations have opposed the move and have warned the government that they will start a vigorous agitation if the Bill

controversy

Chennai : Governor of Tamil Nadu, banwarilal purohit landed in a fresh controversy after he patted the cheek of a female journalist without her consent at a press conference held at the Raj Bhawan, Tamil Nadu. later on he apologizes but the lady journalist is not ready to give up the matter. The Governor held a press conference at the Raj Bhawan to deny links with a woman professor, who allegedly

VICE PRESIDENT

‘ATAL AMRIT ABHIYAN’ GUWAHATI : Vice President of India M Venkaiah Naidu Wednesday formally inaugurated the comprehensive health insurance scheme ‘Atal Amrit Abhiyan’ in Guwahati in the presence of Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, Finance, Health and Education minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and other ministers, MLAs and other invitees. The scheme, that will cover more than 90 per cent of the State’s population, will cover the cost of treatment, including

ATMS

RAHUL GANDHI TARGETS PM Bhupen Goswami GUWAHATI : A couple of days after ATMs in various parts of Assam went ‘cashless’, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley  Tuesday admitted to teller machines going dry but said the cash crunch was “temporary” and that the matter is being “tackled quickly”. It was reported how people were facing the brunt with several ATMs in Assam not dispensing enough cash ahead of Rongali Bihu.

Army

Delhi : Army Commander’s Conference Commences In the opening address of the biannual Army Commanders’ Conference which commenced on 16 April 2018, the Hon’ble Raksha Rajya Mantri, Dr Subhash Ramrao Bhamre complimented the Indian Army for its contributions in countering myriad security challenges, thus, paving the way for development and progress of the Nation.   He appreciated the Army for continuous training activities undertaken including various joint trainings and exercises with

Monsoon

India Meteorological Department (IMD) issues operational forecast for the southwest monsoon seasonal (June to September) rainfall for the country as a whole in two stages. The first stage forecast is issued in April and the second stage forecast is issued in June. These forecasts are prepared using state-of-the-art Statistical Ensemble Forecasting system (SEFS) that is critically reviewed and improved regularly through in-house research activities. Since 2012, IMD is also using

Extremism

Newdelhi- The Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has been implementing the ‘National Policy and Action Plan’ since 2015 to combat Left Wing Extremism (LWE). This envisages a multi-pronged strategy involving security and development related measures. The significant features of the new policy were zero tolerance towards violence coupled with a big push to developmental activities so that benefits of development reached the poor and vulnerable in the affected areas.

malapuram

Thiruvananthapuram : Malapuram was badly effected by whatsapp call of hartal. Later on police imposed curfew to control situation. Today Kerala witnessed a sudden Harthal on the Kathuva issue. The harthal is called from unidentified sources and transmitted through social media. It has effected in several places in Kerala especially Malabar area. It was via Whasapp that a call for shutdowns across the state surfaced on Sunday morning. Although no mainstream or