North East  /  Published 09.03.19

Broad strategy to check spurious liquor

The Assam excise department’s fledgling steps to prevent a repeat of the recent hooch tragedy could see the involvement of at least eight more government departments to make it broadbased and effect...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

India  /  Published 03.03.19

SC commutes sentence of death row convict after seeing his poetry

The Supreme Court has commuted to life term the death penalty awarded to a man for murdering a child, saying he wanted to reform himself and poems written by him in jail indicate that he had realised ...
By PTI in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 26.02.19

2 more die in Golaghat in hooch tragedy

The two main accused in the hooch tragedy at Borholla in Upper Assam’s Jorhat district, Jitu Sonowal and Sunil Baruah, who were arrested from Baksa district late on Sunday night, could not be produc...
By Devajit Baruah and Ritupallab Saikia in Golaghat

North East  /  Published 23.01.20

Birthday turns tragic as kids burn to death

Seven-year-old Ivan Goswami’s birthday turned into a tragedy as a fire in his family house burnt him and his four-year-old brother to death here on Thursday.Police sources said preliminary findings ...
By Mohsin Khaiyam in Guwahati

India  /  Published 17.01.20

Nirbhaya convicts to be hanged on February 1

A Delhi court on Friday evening issued a fresh death warrant for the four convicts in the Nirbhaya rape case. They will be hanged on February 1 at 6am.This comes after President Ram Nath Kovind reject...
By PTI in New Delhi


World  /  Published 14.01.20

75 killed in Pakistan avalanches

Avalanches and landslides triggered by heavy snowfall and incessant rain across Pakistan have left nearly 75 people, including women and children, dead and over 40 injured, media reports said on Tuesd...
By PTI in Islamabad

North East  /  Published 13.01.20

Former CM seeks probe into death

Manik Sarkar, former Tripura chief minister and now leader of the Opposition, on Monday sought a judicial inquiry into the death of Sushanta Ghosh, an ATM-hacking accused who died in police custody at...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

India  /  Published 11.01.20

Do away with death penalty for rapes: Panel

It seems all set. The death warrants have been issued, and the hangman from Meerut and ropes from Bihar are being brought to hang the rape convicts in the Delhi gang-rape case of 2012. All preparation...
By Furquan Ameen in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 08.01.20

Train drags jumbo calf to death

An elephant calf, part of a herd that was being driven away from a village in West Midnapore, was mowed down by a goods train on Tuesday night.Animal lovers and activists have alleged that a team of t...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

World  /  Published 07.01.20

40 killed in Soleimani’s burial stampede

Fifty six people were killed in a stampede as mourners packed streets for the funeral of a slain Iranian military commander in his hometown on Tuesday, forcing his burial to be postponed, state-affili...
By Reuters in Baghdad


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