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Local people blocking the way of Bishal Basanta Solanki, Deputy Commissioner, Jorhat, Amanjeet Kaur, SP, Jorhat district and Rupjyoti Kurmi, MLA after Naga people attacked Ronkhaam village on the Assam-Nagaland border at Mariani, on Saturday – UB Photos
Bangladesh border guards to tighten vigil along frontier
Agartala, April 27 (IANS): The Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) would further tighten vigil along the India-Bangladesh border to check activities of the Indian militants, a Border Security Force (BSF) official said here on Monday. ...

40 Indians trapped at Everest Camp I, II
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS): At least 40 Indian mountaineers remained trapped on Monday at Everest Camp I and II, cut off from the Base Camp following avalanches triggered by the massive earthquake two days ago, officials said. ...

Govt warns against rumours; Rajya Sabha condoles deaths
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS): People should not believe rumours about earthquake that are being spread through social media and messages, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Monday as the Rajya Sabha condoled the deaths in Nepal. ...

38 Indian cities in high risk earthquakes zones
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS): At least 38 Indian cities lie in high-risk seismic zones and nearly 60 percent of the subcontinental landmass is vulnerable to earthquakes. Barring rare exceptions, such as the Delhi Metro, India’s hastily-built cities are ...

Virtual media drives 'real' rescue operations in Nepal
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS): Considering the popularity and reach of social networking sites in the modern world, the Indian government is pro-actively using Twitter and Facebook to reach out to those affected in quake-ravaged Nepal. ...

Weather, traffic delay Indian flights to Kathmandu
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS): Two days after the devastating earthquake in Nepal, Indian carriers continued to face air traffic congestion and parking constraints at Kathmandu's Tribhuvan International Airport, leading to delayed departures and arrival ...

No intent to tax retrospectively, says Jaitley
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS): Clarifying that the Central government does not intend to tax retrospectively, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday reiterated that the taxation policy has to be "non-adversarial" so as to encourage foreign investments. ...

Rescue operation on in quake-hit Nepal
KATHMANDU, April 26 – Racing against time, rescuers today waded through tonnes of rubble of flattened homes and buildings in Nepal to look for survivors of the earthquake that has killed over 2,350 people, including five Indians, and left more than 6 ...

27 people from State evacuated
NEW ELHI, April 26 – At least 27 persons from Assam have been evacuated from disaster-hit Nepal and brought to the national capital. The Assam Government has facilitated their return home. ...

Fresh tremor rocks NE
GUWAHATI, April 26 – The Northeast was jolted by an earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter scale around 12.39 pm today. ...

Shah flays Govt over NRC update delay
GUWAHATI, April 26 – The BJP today sounded the poll bugle for the next year’s Assembly elections in the State, with its president Amit Shah appealing to the people to make Assam free of Bangladeshis and the Congress. ...

Historic Durbar Square reduced to pile of rubble
GUWAHATI, April 26 – The tourists visiting Nepal in the future will no longer be able to witness the majestic Durbar Square in Kathmandu as the area was totally ravaged by the devastating earthquake that rocked the country yesterday. ...

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