Daily Archives: August 28, 2018

Nearly 50 per cent of all adults in Assam use tobacco: Survey

Guwahati, Aug 27 (PTI) Nearly 50 per cent of all adults in Assam are tobacco users, according to a survey. Around 48.2 per cent of...

4 Bru refugee families return to Mizoram from Tripura

Aizawl, Aug 27 (PTI) Altogether four Bru refugee families have returned from the relief camps in Tripura after the final repatriation process started on...

Tripura govt memorandum on dress code triggers criticism

Agartala, Aug 27 (PTI) A government memorandum advising bureaucrats to avoid "casual attires" such as denim wears while being on official duty triggered criticism...

Manipur govt to prepare ranking of all banks in state: CM

Imphal, Aug 27 (PTI) Manipur government has decided to prepare a ranking of all the banks operating in the state on the basis of...

Counting of votes for Assly by-elections begin, Sangma leading

Shillong, Aug 27 (PTI) Counting of votes for the South Tura and Ranikor Assembly by-elections in Meghalaya began today amidst tight security, the Chief...

Asian Games 2018: Neeraj Chopra Wins Gold In Javelin Throw; 3 Silver Medals In...

Jakarta, Aug 27 (PTI): Farmer's son Neeraj Chopra harvested another record-smashing gold in javelin throw as India's track-and-field athletes delivered a clutch of medals,...

Saina settles for bronze after 10th straight defeat to Tzu Ying

Jakarta, Aug 27 (PTI) Top Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal had to be content with a bronze medal after suffering her 10th straight defeat to...

PGA plans major changes for revamped FedEx Cup

PARAMUS, N.J. Aug 27 (AP) — The PGA Tour is putting the final touches on a revamped FedEx Cup structure that would award a...

Virat comes close to Sachin, says Saqlain

Southampton, Aug 27 (PTI) He has been part of many enthralling duels with Sachin Tendulkar and Pakistan's spin great Saqlain Mushtaq says Virat Kohli...

Asian silver-winner Ankit in semis of world youth boxing

Budapest, Aug 27 (PTI) Asian silver-medallist Ankit Khatana advanced to the semifinals to assure himself of a medal at the ongoing youth world boxing...