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Villagers moving to a safer place at Jajimukh in Jorhat, on Friday. – UB Photos
Tripura militant held in Assam with ammunition
Agartala, Aug 13 (IANS): The Government Railway Police (GRP) has arrested a Tripura militant in Assam who planned to incite violence ahead of Independence Day and recovered a large quantity of ammunition from him, police said here on Sunday. ...

Eight dead, over 40 missing in Himachal landslide
Shimla, Aug 13 (IANS): At least eight persons were killed and over 40 missing in a massive landslide that swallowed a 150-metre stretch of road, and buried homes, two buses and vehicles in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi district early on Sunday, officials ...

Adityanath visits Gorakhpur hospital, says guilty will not be spared
Gorakhpur, Aug 13 (IANS): Facing public anger, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday visited the hospital here where over 60 children died in five days and said anyone found guilty of negligence would not be spared. ...

Mamata govt decides against Centre's I-Day celebration rules, Javadekar hits back
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS): Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar on Sunday termed the West Bengal government's decision to not celebrate Independence Day according to the New India pledge suggested by the Centre, as "unfortunate" and hoped that "wisdom ...

10 killed in 2nd wave of flood in State
GUWAHATI, Aug 12 - Ten persons died in the last 24 hours as the number of people affected by the second wave of floods in the State rose to nearly 11 lakh. ...

PM monitoring situation in Gorakhpur
NEW DELHI, Aug 12 - Prime Minister Narendra Modi is constantly monitoring the situation at Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh where at least 30 children died in a hospital and is in touch with Central and state authorities, the PMO said today. ...

Pending cases cross 1.78 lakh mark
GUWAHATI, Aug 12 - Though the number of Tribunals set up under the provisions of the Foreigners Act has been increased to 100, even now more than 1.78 lakh cases are pending before the Tribunals. Worse, a large number of persons declared ‘foreigners’ ...

AGP against naming colleges after Upadhyaya
GUWAHATI, Aug 12 - Opposing the move of the Sarbananda Sonowal government to set up model colleges and name them after Jan Sangh leader Deendayal Upadhyaya, alliance party AGP today said the decision should be withdrawn and the new institutions be na ...

Forest dept seeks power to check CDR, intercept calls
GUWAHATI, Aug 12 - The forest department has written to the State government seeking powers to the forest officers to call for CDRs (call detail records) and intercept calls. ...

Jawan, woman killed in J-K
JAMMU, Aug 12 - An Army jawan and a woman were killed as Pakistani troops today violated ceasefire twice along the LoC in the Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir. ...

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