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Pineapple Queen K Prisila Karoung flanked by 1st runner-up Sangeeta Thiyam (right) and 2nd runner-up Adhikarimayum Sushila (left) posing at Moirang in Bishnupur district on Saturday night. – Sobhapati Samom
ED grills Trinamool MP on Saradha scam
Kolkata, Aug 25 (IANS): Probing the multi-crore-rupee Saradha scam, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) Monday questioned Trinamool member of parliament Ahmed Hassan Imran, about his alleged financial transactions with the group. ...

RJD-Congress-JD-U alliance stuns BJP in Bihar
Patna, Aug 25 (IANS): Just three months after the BJP-led alliance swept the Lok Sabha polls, the new combine of the RJD, JD-U and Congress stunned the BJP by winning six of the 10 Assembly seats in Bihar. ...

Coal blocks allocation illegal: SC
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS): The Supreme Court today held that the coal blocks allocated from 1993 onwards were illegal, arbitrary, non-transparent and were devoid of any procedure. ...

10 killed in Madhya Pradesh temple stampede
Bhopal, Aug 25 (IANS): Ten pilgrims were killed and over 20 injured today when a rumour triggered a stampede at a temple in Madhya Pradesh's Satna district, authorities said. ...

'Gandhi' director Richard Attenborough is dead
London, Aug 25 (IANS): Richard Attenborough, an Oscar-winning British film director known for the monumental film 'Gandhi', died at the age of 90 on Sunday, media reported on Monday. ...

Nagaland’s refusal to accept constitutional border behind problem
GUWAHATI, Aug 24 – The genesis of the clashes along the Assam-Nagaland border areas lies in the refusal of Nagaland to accept the constitutional boundary of the states, which was drawn by the British rulers, while the failure of the neutral force in ...

India seeks Bangla action on NE ultras
NEW DELHI, Aug 24 – India today asked Bangladesh to again mount a crackdown on the insurgents of the North Eastern Region operating from that country, even as the Border Security Force (BSF) and Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) agreed to step up joint p ...

IMD predicts heavy rains in State
GUWAHATI, Aug 24 – The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast the possibility of rains or thundershowers at most places of the State and warned of heavy to very heavy rains at isolated places during the next four days till August 27. ...

Gogoi directs flood relief on a war-footing
GUWAHATI, Aug 24 – In view of the deteriorating flood situation, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today directed the Revenue & Disaster Management Department to rescue the marooned people and to gear up relief and rehabilitation of the flood-affected peopl ...

BCPL seeks over Rs 12,000-cr subsidy
NEW DELHI, Aug 24 – GAIL-promoted BCPL, which is setting up a petrochemical project Assam Gas Cracker Project, has sought subsidy of more than Rs 12,000 crore on account of feedstock and revenue for a period of more than 10 years after it starts oper ...

High Court directive on victims’ medical needs
GUWAHATI, Aug 24 – The Gauhati High Court, in a crucial judgement, has directed the State Government to look after the life-long medical needs of the victims who were administered HIV+ve infected blood at the Mangaldai Civil Hospital (Blood Bank) abo ...

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