Four grenade explosions rock Assam

GUWAHATI: Four powerful grenade explosions — three in Dibrugarh and one in Charaideo districts — rocked Assam on Sunday morning as the country celebrated Republic Day, police said. In Dibrugarh district, an explosion took place at Graham Bazar and another beside a gurudwara on A T Road, both under Dibrugarh […]

China coronavirus death toll rises to 56

WUHAN: The death toll from a virus in China has risen to 56 and the number of people infected across the country is nearing 2,000, authorities said Sunday. Fifteen more people have died and at least 688 new cases of the coronavirus have now been confirmed, according to the National […]

Strangers when we meet!

Sometimes an interaction with a stranger can be a rewarding experience, staying with you like a warm memory or leading to unexpected insights. As the Shatabdi pulled out from Chandigarh, I had just heaved a sigh of relief to note the empty seat next to me, when a pleasant looking […]

Drop the masks and free yourself

A lie told often enough becomes a truth for many. Psychologist and those who practise Neuro Linguistic Programming often talk about memories being only as real as your perception of an incident. For example, a big argument occurred 30 years ago but people who were present account for what happened […]

R-Day live: Delhi under tight security cover

The parade will commence with President Ram Nath Kovind taking the salute. As per tradition, the national flag will be unfurled followed by the National Anthem with a booming 21-gun salute. The parade will be commanded by Parade Commander Lt General Asit Mistry, General Officer Commanding, Delhi Area. Major General […]

‘Release Kashmir politicians held without charge’

A senior US diplomat has termed developments regarding the Citizenship (Amendment) Act a “vigorous democratic scrutiny”, while emphasising the importance of the principle of equal protection under law. “(My) visit also offered an opportunity to hear more regarding developments with India’s Citizenship (Amendment) Act, which is undergoing I would say […]

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