World  /  Published 08.02.20

Corona claims American in Wuhan

A 60-year-old American has died of the new coronavirus, the first confirmed non-Chinese death of the illness, US officials said, as millions of Chinese began returning home after a Lunar New Year brea...
By Reuters in Beijing

World  /  Published 08.02.20

Coronavirus toll rises; 86 die in single day

By the end of Friday, 26 confirmed cases, including one death, have been reported in Hong Kong. Macao reported 10 cases, while Taiwan reported 16 cases, it said.A total of 4,214 new suspected cases we...
By PTI in Beijing

India  /  Published 07.02.20

Court dismisses plea seeking fresh date for hanging convicts

A Delhi court on Friday dismissed Tihar jail authorities' plea seeking fresh date for execution of the four death row convicts in the 2012 Delhi gang rape and murder case.Additional sessions judge Dha...
By PTI in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 20.03.19

Cricketer dies while playing friendly tie

Twenty two-year-old cricketer Sonu Yadav died after collapsing on the field during a friendly match at the Bata Club ground on Wednesday. The incident happened around noon.According to those present a...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

World  /  Published 02.02.20

First death outside China, in Philippines

The Philippines on Sunday said a 44-year-old Chinese man had died of the new coronavirus, the first fatality outside China, prompting tighter travel restrictions for both Filipinos and foreigners.The ...
By Reuters in Manila


North East  /  Published 09.03.19

Plea to keep sulai antidote handy

The Assam excise department will formally move the state health department with a request to make available the antidote to methanol in every tea garden and district hospital to check/minimise hooch-r...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 01.03.19

Hooch menace in fringe areas

The victims of the worst hooch tragedy to have struck Assam last week do not belong to the tea community alone.As many as 23 victims, not belonging to the tea worker community, hail from villages on t...
By Umanand Jaiswal

Opinion  /  Published 01.03.19

Sri Lanka at crossroads on death penalty

Not the first but the fourth prime minister of Ceylon and occupying that office for just over three years, Solomon West Ridgeway Dias Bandaranaike remains modern Sri Lanka’s most iconic politician. ...
By Gopalkrishna Gandhi

North East  /  Published 24.01.20

Assam’s foremost linguist dies

Eminent linguist Golok Chandra Goswami, 97, who believed that as long as the Assamese community lives the Assamese language will not die, succumbed to age-related ailments here on Friday morning.Goswa...
By Rajiv Konwar in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 24.01.20

Unwelcome guest

Sir — ‘Narcissists, Machiavellians, psychopaths and neurotics not welcome’ — this might well be on the board that Airbnb hosts put up on the gates of their homes. Airbnb is now using artificia...
By The Telegraph


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