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Paramilitary personnel stand guard near Bilasipara town on Friday. – UNI
Northeast on high alert to foil terror attacks on Aug 15
Agartala, Aug 11 (IANS): The Central government has alerted the northeastern States about possible militant strikes in the run-up to Independence Day celebrations on Wednesday. ...

Hamid Ansari sworn in as Vice President
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS): Hamid Ansari took oath as India's Vice President for a second consecutive term at a ceremony held at Rashtrapati Bhawan here today. ...

Two Meghalaya constables forced to drink urine
Shillong, Aug 11 (IANS): A Meghalaya Police battalion instructor was removed from duty after he made two recruit constables drink the urine of fellow trainees, police here said. The State government on Saturday said strong action will be taken agains ...

Centre, Meghalaya not keen on talks with GNLA
Shillong, Aug 11 (IANS): The Central government is not keen to hold talks with the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) on its demand for creation of a separate Garoland State in Meghalaya, a top Union Home Ministry official said on Friday. ...

Insecurity increasing among Hindus, says Pak daily
Islamabad, Aug 11 (IANS): There is an escalating sense of insecurity within Pakistan's Hindu community, said a leading daily Saturday as many Hindu families moved from Jacobabad to India. ...

Centre against deleting 40 lakh D-voters’ names
NEW DELHI, Aug 10 – Amid continuing violence in Assam, the Centre has told the Supreme Court that it would not be possible to delete names of 40 lakh doubtful voters from the State on the basis of their religious or linguistic profile as it would be ...

Illegal arms matter of concern: Digvijay
GUWAHATI, Aug 10 – All India Congress Committee (AICC) general secretary Digvijay Singh, who visited the violence-hit BTC areas, said today that possession of illegal arms in the areas is a matter of concern. ...

CBI team visits Kokrajhar
KOKRAJHAR, Aug 10 – The team of the Central Bureau of Investigation(CBI) today visited several violence-hit areas in Kokrajhar district to probe the violent incidents in the BTAD districts. ...

Illegal arms to be seized soon, says PM
NEW DELHI, Aug 10 – Prime Minister Manmnohan Singh has assured that illegal arms in BTAD areas would be seized soon, even as AIUDF set a deadline of August 15 for repatriation of all victims of the carnage. ...

BJP for JPC probe into BTAD violence
GUWAHATI, Aug 10 – The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday raised the demand for formation of a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) to make a comprehensive study on the BTAD violence. ...

80,000 Bangladeshis go missing in 3 years
NEW DELHI, Aug 10 – Over 80,000 Bangladeshi nationals who entered the country with valid documents have disappeared during the last three years in India. ...

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