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People using plantain rafts to reach safer places after flood waters of Kakodunga river totally submerged the Daphalating Bilgaon in Titabor, on Saturday. – UB Photos
Firing from Pakistan leaves BSF trooper wounded
Srinagar, Aug 11 (IANS): A BSF trooper was wounded in firing by Pakistani soldiers in the Kanachak sector of Jammu district on the international border, officials said on Sunday. ...

CPI-M blames UPA for tribals' plight
Agartala, Aug 11 (IANS): The CPI-M on Sunday accused the UPA government of favouring the corporate sector and held it responsible for tribals becoming landless and increasingly dependent on daily-wage labour. ...

Another GJM leader arrested, Darjeeling stir on
Darjeeling, Aug 11 (IANS): The West Bengal government has arrested yet another Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) leader as an indefinite shutdown in the Darjeeling hills entered its ninth day on Sunday. ...

PDP attacks Omar over Kishtwar violence
Srinagar, Aug 11 (IANS): Terming the communal violence in Kishtwar town "unfortunate", PDP president Mehbooba Mufti accused the Jammu and Kashmir government of being a "silent spectator" to the unrest. ...

New Bhutan PM to visit India
THIMPHU, Aug 10 – Bhutan’s new Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay will travel to India next week on his first visit abroad during which he will seek New Delhi’s help to boost his country’s economy and ease a liquidity crunch, reports PTI. ...

DGP reviews Kokrajhar law and order
KOKRAJHAR, Aug 10 – State Director General of Police (DGP) Jayanta Narayan Choudhury held a closed-door discussion with the Kokrajhar DC, SP, BTAD IGP and other top security officials at the Kokrajhar Circuit House here today and reviewed the present ...

Fresh efforts by militants for bases in Bhutan
GUWAHATI, Aug 10 – Militant groups of Assam, particularly the Songbijit faction of the National Democratic Front of Boroland (NDFB) are making fresh efforts to set up bases in Bhutan and have started to establish links with a Bhutan-based militant gr ...

Tea Board fixes criteria for green leaf prices
GUWAHATI, Aug 10 – A recent Tea Board of India directive has fixed the average price of CTC teas sold through auction in the preceding month as the yardstick for determination of the minimum districtwise monthly price of green leaf. ...

Violence marks 300-hour Karbi Anglong bandh
DIPHU, Aug 10 – Violence has erupted at several places during the ongoing 300-hour Karbi Anglong bandh called by the KPLT in support of the demand for a separate State. The bandh entered its sixth day today. ...

6 ultra groups give I-Day boycott call
GUWAHATI, Aug 10 – Six militant outfits of the North East, including the ULFA (Independent), have called a general strike and boycott of the Independence Day, reports PTI. ...

Power supply scene stable in State
GUWAHATI, Aug 10 – The supply position of power in the State is more or less stable at present even though natural adversities are creating problems at places, said sources in the Assam Power Distribution Company Ltd (APDCL). ...

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