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Activists of the All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) protesting against the India-Bangladesh land-swap deal Constitution amendment Bill, in Guwahati on Monday. – UB Photos
Lok Sabha adjourned over Vadra land deals, Kishtwar violence
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS): The Lok Sabha was adjourned till noon on Tuesday following protests over the riots in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar town and the BJP members raising the purportedly illegal land deals of Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's son-in-l ...

India's first cyber forensic lab set up in Tripura
Agartala, Aug 13 (IANS): India's first Cyber Forensic Laboratory (CFL) has been set up in Tripura, an official said on Monday. ...

Delhi on high alert ahead of Independence Day
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS): Ahead of Independence Day and in the wake of an intelligence alert, Delhi has been put on high alert with heavy security arrangements and police barriers across the city. ...

Seemandhra ministers' wives against state's division
Hyderabad, Aug 13 (IANS): Wives of ministers and legislators from Seemandhra (Rayalassema and Andhra) have joined their husbands in raising their voices for a united Andhra Pradesh. ...

Two more markets on India-Bangladesh border
Agartala, Aug 13 (IANS): Two more "border haats" (markets) will be set up this year along the India-Bangladesh border to boost local trade and people-to-people contacts between the two countries, a Tripura minister said on Tuesday. ...

Nawaz Sharif-Manmohan meeting in jeopardy: Pakistani daily
Islamabad, Aug 13 (IANS): The border killings coupled with intense shelling on the Line of Control has left the proposed meeting between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh in New York next month in jeopardy, a daily ...

Gogoi holds talks with PM in Delhi
NEW DELHI, Aug 12 – In a bid to break the impasse over the spate of demands for creation of new States, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Monday began the process of consultations with the Central leadership, calling on Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh t ...

Centre holds back Land Bill introduction
NEW DELHI, Aug 12 – In a major setback, the Centre held back its decision to introduce the Land Boundary Agreement (LBA) Bill in the Rajya Sabha in the wake of lack of consensus in the Parliament. ...

Bid to keep parties out of RTI Act
NEW DELHI, Aug 12 – A Bill was introduced in the Lok Sabha today to keep political parties out of the ambit of the RTI Act and negate a Central Information Commission (CIC) order to this effect under the transparency law, reports PTI. ...

Stir against separate Bodoland State
GUWAHATI, Aug 12 – Members of the Aboro Surakshya Samiti (ASS) today staged sit-in demonstrations at the sub-divisional and district headquarters of the Bodoland Territorial Autonomous District (BTAD) areas voicing their opposition to the demand for ...

AGP demonstrations over burning issues
GUWAHATI, Aug 12 – Members of the regional Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) held three-hour sit-in demonstrations at the district and sub-divisional headquarters of the State from 10 am today in protest against the failure of the State Government to maintain ...

Caravan tourism in State soon
GUWAHATI, Aug 12 – Many of us have seen Western movies featuring holiday buffs hitching a caravan and driving over to some exotic camp site. Now tourists in Assam will soon be able to enjoy the same experience with the Assam Tourism Development Corpo ...

India launches first indigenous aircraft carrier
KOCHI, Aug 12 – India today launched its first indigenous aircraft carrier INS Vikrant, joining the elite club of nations with the capability of designing and building a warship in the over 35,000-tonne class, reports PTI. ...

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