North East

One dead in Assam flash flood

Guwahati: One person died in Assam here as incessant rains caused havoc in the city on Thursday morning. The deceased was electrocuted as he waded through knee-deep water-logged Zoo Road area around 7 a.m., locals said. “A severed electric wire was lying there unnoticed and unattended. None knew about it as the entire road was […]

North East

Governor leads yoga day celebrations in Mizoram

Aizawl: Mizoram Governor Lt General Nirbhay Sharma on Wednesday inaugurated the ‘Healthy Mizoram Campaign’ and joined Yoga enthusiasts at the Assam Rifles ground on the occasion of the International Yoga Day. Certain misconceptions about Yoga must be dispelled, Sharma said, adding that Yoga does not adhere to any articular religion, belief system or community. “Yoga […]

North East

Hindu Inmates Join Muslims In Observing Ramzan Fast In Uttar Pradesh Jail

MUZAFFARNAGAR:  Some 32 Hindu inmates in a jail in Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar city are observing “roza”, the dawn-to-dusk fast during Ramzan, along with over 1,100 Muslim prisoners, jail officials said. Jail Superintendent Rakesh Singh said the prison authorities have made special arrangements for the inmates who are performing “roza”. Mr Singh said they are giving […]