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FIFA U-17 World Cup: Confident France face struggling Spain in pre-quarters

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Confident France face struggling Spain in pre-quarters

Spain have come into this tournament as one of the favourites and are seeking their maiden FIFA U-17 World Cup title but they have struggled to live up to the expectations so far.

Oct 16, 2017, 22:30 PM IST
FIFA U-17 World Cup: Mexico play out 0-0 draw with Chile, qualify for round of 16

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Mexico play out 0-0 draw with Chile, qualify for round of 16

Mexico ended their group engagements with just two points with two draws and finished third in Group F, behind England and Iraq. They still qualified for the round of 16 as one of the four best third-placed teams.

Oct 14, 2017, 23:31 PM IST
Pakistani fans want ICC to ban international cricket in India after Guwahati incident

Pakistani fans want ICC to ban international cricket in India after Guwahati incident

Except for Zimbabwe, which played a low-key limited-overs' series in 2015, no international team had visited Pakistan after the Sri Lankan team was attacked by militants in 2009 at Lahore.

Oct 13, 2017, 22:53 PM IST
India vs Australia: Damp wicket helped India destroyer Jason Behrendorff, says Bhuvneshwar Kumar

India vs Australia: Damp wicket helped India destroyer Jason Behrendorff, says Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Left-arm pacer Jason Behrendorff tore apart the Indian batting line-up with a spell of 4/21 to set up Australia's eight-wicket win chasing a paltry 119 to win.

Oct 11, 2017, 12:28 PM IST
Stone thrown at Australian cricket team bus not reflective of security measures, says Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore

Stone thrown at Australian cricket team bus not reflective of security measures, says Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore

A window pane of the bus was damaged with a stone when the Australian team was travelling back to the hotel following their eight-wicket win over India in the second T20I in Guwahati on Tuesday.

Oct 11, 2017, 11:50 AM IST
India vs Australia: Stone thrown at Aussie team bus shows Indians in bad light, says R Ashwin

India vs Australia: Stone thrown at Aussie team bus shows Indians in bad light, says R Ashwin

On Tuesday, Australia registered their first T20I victory against India on Indian soil with an eight-wicket win in Guwahati to level the ongoing three-match series 1-1.

Oct 11, 2017, 10:08 AM IST

Jajdish Mukhi sworn in as Governor of Assam

Andaman and Nicobar Islands Lt Governor Jajdish Mukhi was on Tuesday sworn in as the 30th Governor of Assam. The Chief Justice of the Gauhati High Court, Justice Ajit Singh, administered the oath of office.

Oct 10, 2017, 19:45 PM IST
ISRO to set up research centre in Guwahati

ISRO to set up research centre in Guwahati

He made this assertion after holding a meeting with Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman A.S. Kiran Kumar at the Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport in the city.

Oct 05, 2017, 18:01 PM IST
FIFA U-17 World Cup: Know Team India and five key players

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Know Team India and five key players

The Indian Colts, also known as the Blue Cubs, have played the AFC U-16 Championships seven times - with their best show coming in the 2002 edition where they were defeated by the Republic of Korea in the quarterfinal.

Oct 03, 2017, 14:58 PM IST
Infrastructure will be U-17 World Cup's biggest legacy: Javier Ceppi

Infrastructure will be U-17 World Cup's biggest legacy: Javier Ceppi

Besides infrastructure, which has come a long way, Ceppi said millions of Indians taking to the sport will be another legacy of the tournament.

Oct 03, 2017, 14:27 PM IST
Moonwalk: 'Dangerous' Jeakson Singh ready to rock at U-17 World Cup

Moonwalk: 'Dangerous' Jeakson Singh ready to rock at U-17 World Cup

Jeakson, a defensive midfielder in the 21-member Indian team, hails from Haokha Mamang village in Manipur's Thoubal district. His father Konthoujam Deben Singh suffered a stroke in 2015 and had to leave his job with the Manipur police.

Oct 03, 2017, 14:22 PM IST
FIFA U-17 World Cup: All you need to know about the six venues

FIFA U-17 World Cup: All you need to know about the six venues

While India will play their Group A fixtures at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in the national capital here, five other stadiums in Kolkata, Mumbai, Goa, Kochi and Guwahati will play host during the tournament.

Oct 03, 2017, 14:07 PM IST

People violating legal age of marriage will not be eligible for govt jobs

People who violate the legal age of marriage will not be eligible for Assam government jobs, says the 'Population and Women Empowerment Policy of Assam' which was presented in the state Assembly on Friday.

Sep 15, 2017, 23:13 PM IST

Probe ordered after Assam teacher alleges pressure to convert to Islam

The Assam Police will probe allegations by a teacher in the state`s Morigaion district that she was being forced by two of her senior colleagues to eat beef and convert to Islam, an official said on Wednesday.

Sep 13, 2017, 20:21 PM IST

Blue Whale: 12 rescued, alert sounded across Assam

The police also organized awareness meetings involving parents and school authorities, state Parliamentary Affairs Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary told the state assembly on Wednesday.

Sep 06, 2017, 19:25 PM IST

'Assam CM agrees for micro minority status to Sikhs'

In response to the demand of Assamese Sikhs, the state government on Tuesday reportedly agreed to accord "micro minority status" to the community.

Aug 30, 2017, 00:09 AM IST

Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal pitches for all-weather roads in inter-state border

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday pitched for all-weather roads adjoining the hilly terrains of Assam with neighbouring states.

Aug 28, 2017, 19:55 PM IST

Assam floods: 225 animals dead in Kaziranga National Park

 At least 225 animals have died in the Kaziranga National Park in Assam as the second wave of devastating floods lashed the state, park officials said on Saturday.

Aug 19, 2017, 19:14 PM IST
All train services to Northeast suspended till Aug 20 due to floods

All train services to Northeast suspended till Aug 20 due to floods

Rail connectivity in flood-hit portions of Bihar and West Bengal continues to be affected with marginal improvement in situation today.

Aug 16, 2017, 21:53 PM IST

NCERT portal for online books launched

The NCERT textbooks can also be downloaded, free of cost, from the NCERT`s website www.ncert.nic.in and users can access the digital version by downloading the `epathshala` mobile application. 

Aug 09, 2017, 23:25 PM IST