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Assam Governor clarifies comment on Ahom general

Two days after courting widespread criticism, Assam Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Saturday clarified he had made a statement on legendary Ahom General Lachit Borphukan and his valiant victory over the Mughals just to draw a simile of triumph of a national hero over foreign invaders......»»

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Gauhati: HC remands former APSC Chairman Rakesh Paul to five-day custody

The Gauhati High Court today remanded former Assam Public Service Commission, APSC Chairman Rakesh Paul to five-day custody of Dispur police in an alleged bribery case of 2014 in appointment under agriculture department.He was produced in the court today......»»

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Leh remains frozen at minus 13 degree C, Churu coldest in plains at 4.4 degree C; team visit TN to assess damages caused by cyclone Vardah

Cold spells continues in the north India as the Leh in Jammu and Kashmir remained frozen at minus 13 degree C, Churu in Rajasthan was the coldest in plains with 4.4 degree C while a team from Centre today visited Tamil Nadu to assess the damages caused by the Cyclone Vardah last month. There was still no respite from cold weather conditions as temperature remained below freezing point in Kash.....»»

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Assam Rifles selects 75 from Mizoram Bru refugee camps

Pre-recruitment rally at Naisingpara, Ashapara and Hajachara; more camps will be covered soon.....»»

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Fog likely in North-eastern states

Shallow to moderate fog is very likely to occur at isolated places over Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura during next 24 hours. Shallow to moderate fog occurred at isolated places over Assam, Meghalaya, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal, Sikkim, west Uttar Pradesh, Chandigarh, Delhi and Punjab in the morning hours of today. The night-time temperatures were appreciably b.....»»

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SP-Congress alliance will give BJP a run for its money in Uttar Pradesh

Any satisfaction which the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) felt over the internal strife in the Samajwadi Party (SP) must have been diluted to a considerable extent by the truce, albeit an uneasy one, among the family members of its main political rival in UP.Moreover, the emergence of a 'mini-gathbandhan' or an alliance between the SP and the Congress will be a reminder of the combine which squashed.....»»

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UNLF militant, arms smugglers held in Manipur

 Two women arms smugglers and an illegal manufacturer of weapons were arrested and a six 9—mm pistols, five magazines and a live round seized by a combined team of Assam Rifles and Manipur police.The ........»»

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Three women among five held for torturing mom, daughter

The Nandini Layout police arrested five people, including three women, for abducting and torturing a daughter-mother duo. According to the police, the attackers said the woman and her daughter knew about the elopement of a minor girl with a man. The arrested have been identified as Tehsina (32) resident of Shariff Nagar, Yasmin Taj (27) and Jabiullah (33), both residents of MS Palya in Srinidhi La.....»»

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LG Delhi Anil Baijal felicitates National Bravery Award winners

Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal today felicitated children who have been conferred the National Bravery Award 2016. At a function held at the Raj Niwas , the Lt Governor congratulated the young brave hearts of India for their courageous acts and felt that more such role models are needed in our society. He also exhorted the selected children to encourage others to follow their example. He bles.....»»

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Frosty winter prevails in north India; Leh coldest of all; air, rail services remain disrupted

And the Brrr continues...The icy-cold weather escalated in Northern India with Leh in Ladakh region witnessing minus 16.8 degree Celsius and Kargil settling at minus 15 degrees C. The lowest minimum temperature recorded over the plains was 0.7 degrees C at Bhatinda (Punjab).The health resort of Pahalgam recorded the coldest night of the season with mercury settling at minus 13.8 degrees C,.....»»

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Former Assam minister grilled by anti-corruption sleuths

Sleuths of the anti-corruption department of Assam on Friday grilled former Social Welfare Minister Akon Bora for his alleged involvement in an over Rs 2,000 crore scam......»»

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Assam Rifles nabs NASCN-K cadre in Nagaland

The personnel of Assam Rifles, in an operation in Manyaksho Village under Mon district on Tuesday last.In a statement issued by the PRO of the Inspector General of Assam Rifles (North) said based on specific input with respect to likely execution of sabotage activities by underground cadres in Manyaksho village, an operation was carried out by 40 Assam Rifles under the aegis of Headquarters Inspec.....»»

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Gogoi says Assam Governor turning Raj Bhavan into RSS office (Lead - correcting intro)

Accusing Assam Governor Banwarilal Purohit of acting on behalf of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Friday said the Raj Bhavan here is gradually turning into an RSS office......»»

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Former Cong. minister Akon Bora grilled in connection to a multi-crore scam

Former Congress minister in Assam Akon Bora was today grilled by the vigilance and anti corruption bureau of Assam police in connection with his alleged involvement in the multi-crore scam in social welfare department in the state. Till the filing of this report, the marathon questioning was going on, according to reports, the VAC team grilled the former social welfare minister in connection w.....»»

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Three dead consuming illicit liquor in Assam

At least three persons have died and two others, are battling for their lives after consuming illicit liquor in Assams Jorhat district, police said today. The victims, complained of stomach ache and vomiting last night after they consumed the country liquor sold illegally in the area, police said said. The condition of the two persons was stated to be critical. UNI ABI AKM 1820.....»»

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Temperatures were markedly normal Odisha, Jammu and Kashmir

Night temperatures were markedly below normal in some parts Telangana and were appreciably below normal in some parts of Odisha, Jammu and Kashmir, west Rajasthan and of interiorKarnataka and were below normal in some parts of Assam and Meghalaya, west Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi and of Chhattisgarh. They were appreciably to markedly above normal in some parts of Gujarat state and.....»»

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NIA arrests close aide of ULFA chief Paresh Barua

A senior trained cadre of ULFA(I), Gagan Hazarika alias Joydeep Cheleng, who was earlier arrested by Assam Police, was remanded in NIA custody after he was produced in a special court......»»

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Tripura CM wants more IR battalion

Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar demanded raising of a new Indian Reserve Battalion and expedite of police modernisation during his discussion with Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh two days ago in New Delhi. Chief secretary Y P Singh said that the Chief Minister also asked Home Minister for speedy repatriation of Reang Refugees from North Tripura camps to Mizoram which had been embroiled i.....»»

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Gogoi says Assam Governor turning Raj Bhavan into RSS office

Accusing Assam government Banwarilal Purohit of acting on behalf of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Friday said the Raj Bhavan here is gradually turning into an RSS office......»»

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Work on 106 National Waterways begins

The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) has begun preparatory works on making 106 additional National Waterways (NWs) navigable, which were declared by the Government in April last year. In phase-I, eight waterways were being considered for development. They include Bihar (NW-37, Gandak and NW-58, Kosi), Uttar Pradesh (NW-40 Ghaghra), Goa (NW-68, Mandovi, NW-111, Zuari and NW-27, Cum.....»»

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