Tuesday, 30June2015

News Post

Top Stories

Greece confirms it will not pay IMF on Tuesday
30 Jun 2015 19:00 - News Post

Greece's finance minister Yanis Varoufakis said his country would not make the deadline on Tuesday for a key payment to the International Monetary Fund....

Top News+ Full Story
Where will ISIS be a year from now?
30 Jun 2015 19:00 - News Post

ISIS has grown in just a few years from being a minor rebel group to one of the most successful and dangerous terror organizations ever formed....

Top News+ Full Story
ISIS seizes substantial territory in Afghanistan
30 Jun 2015 16:00 - News Post

Fighters loyal to Islamic State have seized substantial territory in Afghanistan for the first time, witnesses and officials said, wresting areas in the east from rival Taliban insurgents in a new thr [ ... ]

Top News+ Full Story
Trillions spent, crises like Greece's persist
30 Jun 2015 15:00 - News Post

Beyond Greece and Puerto Rico, high borrowing is also bogging down the globally significant economies of Brazil, Turkey, Italy and China....

Top News+ Full Story
In a first, Islamic State fighters seize substantial territory in Afghanistan
30 Jun 2015 15:00 - News Post

Fighters loyal to Islamic State have seized substantial territory in Afghanistan for the first time, witnesses and officials said, wresting areas in the east from rival Taliban insurgents in a new thr [ ... ]

Top News+ Full Story
Mumbai HC allows export of Maggi noodles
30 Jun 2015 13:00 - News Post

In a relief to Nestle India which is battling a ban on sale of its 2-minute Maggi noodles in India, the Bombay high court allowed the company to export the popular snack. The curb on sales within the  [ ... ]

Top News+ Full Story
No cures? Trillions spent but crises like Greece's persist around the world
30 Jun 2015 12:00 - News Post

Beyond Greece and Puerto Rico, high borrowing is also bogging down the globally significant economies of Brazil, Turkey, Italy and China....

Top News+ Full Story
Greece crisis: How India may be affected
30 Jun 2015 11:00 - News Post

Indian authorities say they are drawing up plans to meet any adverse impact on the economy from the crisis....

Top News+ Full Story
Explained: What happens next in Greece 'drama'
30 Jun 2015 11:00 - News Post

Out of money, cut off by its creditors, its banks shut, the struggling country will vote Sunday on whether to accept painful cutbacks in return for desperately needed financing....

Top News+ Full Story
Markets shiver as Greece looks set to default
30 Jun 2015 10:00 - News Post

Financial markets around the world shuddered as Greece, teetering on the brink of a debt default, shut down banks for a week and imposed a daily ATM withdrawal limit of 60 euros (foreign tourists were [ ... ]

Top News+ Full Story
Greece debt crisis: Markets shiver as Greece looks set to default today
30 Jun 2015 03:00 - News Post

Financial markets around the world shuddered as Greece, teetering on the brink of a debt default, shut down banks for a week and imposed a daily ATM withdrawal limit of 60 euros (foreign tourists were [ ... ]

Top News+ Full Story
Greek financial crisis: Markets shiver as Greece looks set to default today
30 Jun 2015 02:00 - News Post

Financial markets around the world shuddered as Greece, teetering on the brink of a debt default, shut down banks for a week and imposed a daily ATM withdrawal limit of 60 euros (foreign tourists were [ ... ]

Top News+ Full Story
  • Buy & Download Assamese songs online

Latest News

Watch Live TV Online

Regional News

Tripura byelections today, central forces deployed
27 Jun 2015 06:30 - News Post

Agartala: The Election Commission has deployed central paramilitary forces (CPF) ahead of the byelection to the Pratapgarh and Surma assembly constituencies in Tripura on Saturday.Chief Electoral Officer S K Rakesh said besides CPF, state police and Tripura State Rifles (TSR) jawans had been deploy [ ... ]

Regional+ Full Story
‘Ambubachi turnout likely to cross a million’
25 Jun 2015 14:41 - News Post

The ongoing Ambubachi festival could see a record one million-plus people congregating at Kamakhya Temple in the next two days, Kamrup (Metro) deputy commissioner M Angamuthu said on Wednesday....

Regional+ Full Story
Devotees count down to auspicious hour
23 Jun 2015 05:30 - News Post

As the hour of reverence drew closer, lakhs of devotees, who have been congregating at the Kamakhya temple here for days, queued up for one last ‘darshan’ on Monday. The temple will close its doors an hour after midnight on Tuesday...

Regional+ Full Story
Sunday mass keeps Christians away
22 Jun 2015 06:02 - News Post

Although the Christian community hardly participated, insurgency-hit Manipur on Sunday joined the rest of the country in observing International Yoga Day with people in groups performing asanas on various public grounds, campuses, community halls and yoga centres....

Regional+ Full Story
Khasi opera work on: Shillong choir founder
21 Jun 2015 06:11 - News Post

The landscape of Meghalaya makes its folktales tragic, says Neil Nongkynrih, founder-conductor of the world-famous Shillong Chamber Choir (SCC) and father-figure to its members. It is the rich, dark soil of Khasi folklore, which has weaved a story for every waterfall and peak in this cloud-capped st [ ... ]

Regional+ Full Story
Floods: Training for villagers to help rescue Kazi...
18 Jun 2015 06:38 - News Post

Guwahati: Kaziranga National Park authorities have started reaching out to the fringe villages of the World Heritage Site, seeking residents' help in rescuing animals stranded or washed away by floods.Though the 430sq-km park has been spared from the severity of the deluge in the first wave that hi [ ... ]

Regional+ Full Story
Uneasy calm as Paraolon awaits return of villagers
18 Jun 2015 06:36 - News Post

Paraolon (Chandel): This village, which witnessed a deadly rebel attack on the army killing 18 personnel of the Dogra Regiment on June 4, wore a deserted look nearly a fortnight later. Apart from a few hungry stray dogs and the charred remains of army trucks, the landscape was shorn of life.The at [ ... ]

Regional+ Full Story
Princely Tripura had a written constitution
18 Jun 2015 06:17 - News Post

Agartala: The princely state of Tripura had a written constitution which had all the fundamental provisions of the present Indian Constitution.Tripura Law Training Institute and Research Centre director Sankari Das on Wednesday published the constitution with commentaries, detailing its similariti [ ... ]

Regional+ Full Story
Breakthrough for research team on TB
16 Jun 2015 06:00 - News Post

A team of researchers that used samples from a genetically-homogenous tribe of Arunachal Pradesh to find the spot in the human body where the tuberculosis bacteria lies dormant, has been able to decode, localize and understand the conditions in which the bacteria lives in the Mesenchymal Stem Cel [ ... ]

Regional+ Full Story
Monsoon weaves magic in land of mists
16 Jun 2015 05:00 - News Post

In one of the earliest examples of ‘monsoon tourism’, Rabindranath Tagore’s Amit Ray, the lovelorn visitor from Calcutta in his novel ‘Shesher Kobita’, spent a week with his family at Cherrapunjee, locally known as Sohr...

Regional+ Full Story
Shillong’s crown cries for care
14 Jun 2015 06:09 - News Post

Standing tall since 1878, the Shillong Club has weathered many a storm, literal and metaphorical. Though no stranger to ups and downs, the club, now in its 137th year, is facing trouble in its own backyard, with the residential section not being able to live up to its reputation...

Regional+ Full Story
‘Sanskrit is relevant even today’
14 Jun 2015 05:07 - News Post

The VC of the only Sanskrit varsity in the northeast, D K Sharma, talks to TOI’s Kangkan Kalita about the prospects of the language and their plans to promote it in the region...

Regional+ Full Story
Couple from Assam hides in Manipur to escape perse...
09 Jun 2015 13:14 - News Post

For lovers, the road to happiness has seldom been strewn with petals and here’s a young couple from Assam, who recently got married, and is hiding in Manipur to escape the wrath of the girl’s parents back home....

Regional+ Full Story
Slain personnel victims of Naga factions’ turf war...
07 Jun 2015 05:14 - News Post

Thursday’s deadly ambush killing 18 Army personnel at Paraolon in Manipur’s Chandel district is no doubt a failure of intelligence-gathering, but it also has a connection with militants’ involvement in the Autonomous District Council (ADC) election in the hill districts...

Regional+ Full Story
Live IED still in ambush area, says Army
06 Jun 2015 05:19 - News Post

Two completely charred trucks, with smoke still billowing out, belonging to the 6 Dogra regiment, are grim reminders of Thursday’s deadly ambush by militants on the Imphal-New Somtal Road in Manipur's Chandel district that killed 18 Army jawans...

Regional+ Full Story
Army launches massive combing operation in rebel-h...
06 Jun 2015 05:18 - News Post

The Leimakhong (Manipur)-based 57 Mountain Division of the Army has launched one of the biggest combing operations in the hilly terrain of the state, which shares a 353-km porous border with Myanmar on the east, after militants ambushed a convoy of 6 Dogra infantry regiment on Thursday morning i [ ... ]

Regional+ Full Story
18 armymen killed in Manipur ambush
05 Jun 2015 06:12 - News Post

Imphal/Guwahati: Eighteen Army personnel were killed and 15 others seriously wounded when a convoy of 6 Dogra Regiment was ambushed by suspected NSCN(K) militants at Paraolong village in Manipur's Chandel district bordering Myanmar on Thursday morning.Officials in Imphal said a junior commissioned  [ ... ]

Regional+ Full Story
Chandel militants’ pick for proximity with Myanmar...
05 Jun 2015 05:27 - News Post

Manipur’s Chandel district continues to be most troubled area in the northeast. Despite huge deployment of the Army, Assam Rifles, central police forces and state police, the district hit the headlines on Thursday when militants killed 18 Army personnel in an ambush at Paraolong — a Naga-inha [ ... ]

Regional+ Full Story
More Headlines

Technology News

India's app usage grows 131% y-o-y outpacing globa...
30 Jun 2015 17:22 - News Post

At Yahoo's first-ever Mobile Developer Meetups in India, held in Gurgaon and Bangalore this week, over 350 app developers gathered to understand how apps are used in India - insights into apps and their usage, emerging growth categories and device ......

Technology+ Full Story
Facebook launches its compressed version Lite in I...
30 Jun 2015 17:12 - News Post

In order to cast its net wider than the 125 million Indians who are already accessing the world's largest social networking site, Facebook unveiled a new version of its application called Facebook Lite -- a compressed version of the application....

Technology+ Full Story
Xiaomi slashes India price for Redmi Note 4G
30 Jun 2015 13:38 - News Post

Xiaomi on Tuesday announced a price cut for the Redmi Note 4G, bringing it down from Rs 9,999 to Rs 7,999. The price cut will be aplicable from Tuesday and will be available on Mi.com, Flipkart, Amazon, Snapdeal, The Mobile Stores and Airtel stores, ......

Technology+ Full Story
Lumia 640: Microsoft's budget warrior
29 Jun 2015 18:39 - News Post

The Microsoft Lumia 640 is a compact, feature-rich affordable 5-inch phone that showcases the best of Microsoft's mobile apps and productivity tools....

Technology+ Full Story
Facebook's userbase touches 125 million in India
29 Jun 2015 17:28 - News Post

Social networking giant Facebook has added 13 million users in six months to take its userbase to 125 million in India, its second-biggest market globally. The US-based firm, which had 112 million users in India as of December last year, also ......

Technology+ Full Story
10 risks of mobile banking transactions
29 Jun 2015 15:47 - News Post

Risks are increasing with 55 times increase in such transactions over the past three years, says a Assocham-PwC report...

Technology+ Full Story
Apple to increase iTunes Match limit to 1,00,000 s...
29 Jun 2015 11:42 - News Post

The limit will be increased to 100,000 songs in iCloud from the present 25,000...

Technology+ Full Story
LG G4: Good looks, great camera but is it enough?
28 Jun 2015 22:40 - News Post

The flagship looks distinct from its peers and sports top-line hardware, but isn't a big upgrade over the G3...

Technology+ Full Story
iBall Brace X1: Can replace your laptop
28 Jun 2015 22:38 - News Post

An impressive large screen, smooth processing and a huge battery, this one provides most of the features you seek in a tablet...

Technology+ Full Story
A personal secretary for your phone
28 Jun 2015 22:36 - News Post

An invite-only app for now, Goodservice promises to find the best possible solution for your query...

Technology+ Full Story
Modi to inaugurate Digital India on July 1, India ...
27 Jun 2015 17:44 - News Post

Taking forward one of his marquee projects, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Digital India week on Wednesday. The event will be attended by some of the top corporate leaders of the country including Reliance Industries' Mukesh ......

Technology+ Full Story
Sony launches Xperia Z3+ in India for Rs 55,990
26 Jun 2015 16:35 - News Post

Sony unveiled the much awaited Xperia Z3+ on Frday at an interactive session in New Delhi....

Technology+ Full Story
Nasscom to set up CoE for big data, analytics
25 Jun 2015 17:03 - News PostNasscom to set up CoE for big data, analytics

Nasscom is planning to set up a centre of excellence with the help of the central government...

Technology+ Full Story
WhatsApp launches voice calling feature for Window...
25 Jun 2015 15:43 - News PostWhatsApp launches voice calling feature for Windows Phone

The feature has already been introduced for iOS and Android earlier this year...

Technology+ Full Story
India 6th most targetted by 'Dyre Trojan': Symante...
24 Jun 2015 19:08 - News Post

Financial institutions in India are the sixth-most targetted globally by a new malware 'Dyre Trojan' that has defrauded customers of more than 1,000 banks and other companies worldwide. Following takedowns of the Gameover Zeus, Ramnit and Shylock ......

Technology+ Full Story
Now 'Undo' sent mails on Gmail
24 Jun 2015 16:22 - News Post

Technology giant Google will now help its users avoid misdirected or inappropriate emails with the 'Undo' option that allows them to cancel delivery of an email within 30 seconds of hitting the send button. "'Undo Send' allows people using Gmail to ......

Technology+ Full Story
Wearable devices' shipments to grow at 173% in 201...
22 Jun 2015 19:40 - News Post

The finding was made by International Data Corporation Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker...

Technology+ Full Story
LG G Watch Urbane: Good looks but software still a...
22 Jun 2015 00:10 - News Post

The Android Wear watch that could give the Apple Watch a run for its money...

Technology+ Full Story
More Headlines

Entertainment & Lifestyle

Previous Next
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
Tuesday, 11 June 2013 11:32
Sooraj Pancholi arrested in Jiah Khan suicide case
The Juhu police Monday evening arrested Sooraj Pancholi, son of actors Aditya Pancholi and Zarina...
Read more
Monday, 10 June 2013 17:27
Priyanka Chopra's father passes away, celebs condole his death
National award-winning actress Priyanka Chopra's father, Dr Ashok Chopra, passed away today at a...
Read more
Tuesday, 04 June 2013 12:12
Bollywood mourns Jiah Khan’s untimely death
Calling her “full of life” and “high-spirited”, Bollywood celebrities expressed their grief and...
Read more
Tuesday, 04 June 2013 12:08
Bollywood Actress Jiah Khan commits suicide
Bollywood actor Jiah Khan has allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself at her residence in...
Read more
Monday, 03 June 2013 13:57
Amitabh remembers his 'no fuss' wedding on 40th anniversary
Recalling his wedding 40 years ago, megastar Amitabh Bachchan today said that it seemed like...
Read more
Thursday, 30 May 2013 17:44
Rituparno Ghosh's sudden death comes as 'shock' for industry
KOLKATA: Calling him a 'great genius', 'torchbearer of new wave Bengali cinema' and 'true...
Read more
Thursday, 30 May 2013 11:36
Renowned Filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh passes away
Acclaimed filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh, who charted a new wave in Bengali cinema with his thought...
Read more
Saturday, 25 May 2013 12:50
Mumbai bomb blast inspired me to make 'D-Day', says Nikhil Advani
Mumbai: Filmmaker Nikhil Adwani, who is gearing up for his film ‘D-Day’ says Mumbai bomb blast...
Read more
Wednesday, 22 May 2013 11:48
Sanjay Dutt shifted to high security Yervada jail in Pune
MUMBAI: Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt was today shifted to high security Yervada jail in Pune from...
Read more
Monday, 20 May 2013 17:09
Aishwarya Rai stuns in flowy gown, saree at Cannes
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan looked slim and elegant as she made her much awaited entry to the Cannes...
Read more
Friday, 17 May 2013 08:08
Amitabh Bachchan impresses Cannes audience in Hindi
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who opened the 66th Cannes International Film Festival with his The...
Read more
Tuesday, 14 May 2013 09:49
Don't see 'The Great Gatsby' role as Hollywood debut: Amitabh Bachchan
New Delhi: Amitabh Bachchan has called his belated Hollywood debut in 'The Great Gatsby' "just a...
Read more
Tuesday, 14 May 2013 09:20
Bollywood actress Chitrangada Singh denies divorce reports
Reports of Chitrangada Singh and her golfer husband of 12-years Jyoti Randhawa filing a mutual...
Read more
Sunday, 12 May 2013 13:53
Sanjay Dutt finishes work on some films, few still pending
Mumbai: With a few days left for actor Sanjay Dutt to surrender in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts...
Read more
Thursday, 09 May 2013 17:12
Voices in raunchy MMS clip are tampered, scenes original: Veena Malik
Claiming that the voices in a leaked MMS clip featuring her in a compromising position with a...
Read more
Thursday, 09 May 2013 17:05
DDLJ voted favourite Indian film of the past 100 years
London: Cinema lovers have voted Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (DDLJ) as their most favourite...
Read more
Thursday, 09 May 2013 08:51
'Shootout At Wadala' going strong at the box office
Mumbai: Crime thriller ‘Shootout At Wadala’ has collected approximately Rs.33 crore till Tuesday,...
Read more
Thursday, 09 May 2013 08:37
Hrithik Roshan feels he is blessed with the best body in Bollywood
Actor Hrithik Roshan, who has been working on his physique for a distinct look in 'Krissh 3',...
Read more
Wednesday, 08 May 2013 19:00
Verdict in Salman's hit-and-run case on June 10
Mumbai: A Mumbai sessions court will deliver its verdict on June 10 on the admissibility of an...
Read more
Tuesday, 07 May 2013 10:07
I am not a porn star, says Veena Malik
New Delhi: Veena Malik – who makes headlines for her bold acts on and off screen – has openly...
Read more
Saturday, 04 May 2013 17:24
Ranbir Kapoor detained, fined 60k for customs violation
Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor was on Saturday detained and fined about Rs 60,000 on undeclared...
Read more
Friday, 03 May 2013 17:57
Aishwarya, Sonam, Freida to walk Cannes red carpet
New Delhi: Aishwarya Rai, Sonam Kapoor and Freida Pinto will sport Bollywood inspired looks as...
Read more
Friday, 03 May 2013 17:32
Deaf Nehal Bhogaita crowned Miss India Worldwide
Britain's Nehal Bhogaita has won the title of Miss India Worldwide, making her the first deaf to...
Read more
Friday, 03 May 2013 17:29
Salman's NGO comes to aid of drought-hit Maharastra districts
Bollywood star Salman Khan's Being Human foundation has come forward to offer help in the...
Read more

Subscribe to receive latest news, alerts on events in Guwahati, Assam & North-East.

Join us now!