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Schoolchildren gather round a globe at Regional Science Centre, Khanapara in Guwahati on the occasion of Earth Day, on Sunday. UB Photos
Assam upgrades health workers' skills
Guwahati, April 23 (IANS): Assam, which has the highest maternal mortality rate (MMR) in the country at 390 per 1,000 live births, also faces a serious crunch of doctors. So the state is now rolling out rural health workers, upgrading skills and maki ...

No touring with Ramdev, Hazare denies rift
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS): Denying a rift in his team, social activist Anna Hazare today said he will not tour with yoga guru Baba Ramdev but share the stage wherever needed in the course of their nationwide campaign against graft. ...

Tripura to launch disaster management project in schools
Agartala, April 23 (IANS): Tripura will launch a disaster management programme in its schools to enhance the State's preparedness in an event of a natural calamity striking it, an official said here today. ...

Explore Shilllong, says filmmaker Chinmoy Sarmah
Shillong, April 23 (IANS): Corporate honcho-turned-filmmaker Chinmoy Sarmah is making "Shillong" with Arfi Lamba, who acted in the Oscar-winning movie "Slumdog Millionaire". He says the aim is to tell Bollywood to explore the capital of Meghalaya ins ...

Tripura Lok Adalats clear 640 revenue cases
Agartala, April 23 (IANS): To deal with the huge backlog of pending cases related to land, revenue and insurance, the Tripura government held Lok Adalats and resolved 640 of the 800 cases, an official said here on Sunday. ...

No policy paralysis at Centre: Pranab
WASHINGTON, April 22 As UPA government desperately fights the perception of a policy paralysis, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee dismisses it with equal vehemence contending that the coalition was set on achieving higher economic growth, reports P ...

Centre still lacks clear-cut policy
GUWAHATI, April 22 The Government of India is yet to formulate a clear-cut policy for a permanent solution of the problem of militancy in Nagaland and talks with the National Socialist Council of Nagalim (I-M) have not yet reached a conclusion. On ...

AGP president poll: Mahanta, Hazarika file nominations
GUWAHATI, April 22 Two-time former Chief Minister Prafulla Kumar Mahanta and senior leader Padma Hazarika today filed nominations for the post of the president of the Asom Gana Parishad (AGP), while acting president Chandra Mohan Patowary sprang a ...

Green Tribunal seeks report from Centre
NEW DELHI, April 22 The National Green Tribunal has sought a report from the Ministry of Environment and Forest on industrial units functioning in the vicinity of the Kaziranga National Park in Assam, reports PTI. ...

Academic Staff College, GU to conduct training programmes
GUWAHATI, April 22 Under the aegis of University Grant Commission (UGC), the Academic Staff College, Gauhati University, has proposed to conduct a number of training programmes for teaching and non-teaching staff of universities and colleges during ...

  • Call to revise profit margin, transportation costs
  • Climate change a justice issue now
  • National Public Relations Day observed
  • Earth Day observed in State
  • Tinsukia Marwari body celebrates Bihu
  • Tezpur varsity VC selection today
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  • NSCN-Assam Rifles stand-off continues
  • Arunachal tribe troubled by too many suicides
  • National award for Garo NGO
  • Soumyajit, Ankita book London berth,
  • Dibrugarh, NF Railway share points
  • CM inaugurates soccer camp