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An AIDS awareness rally being taken out in Guwahati on the occasion of World AIDS Day, on Sunday. – UB Photos
Tejpal undergoes medical tests
PANAJI, Dec 2 (IANS): After being interrogated here for several hours Sunday, Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal, who is accused of sexual assaulting a junior colleague, Monday underwent mandatory medical examinations, which included potency and bl ...

SC notice to Centre over Juvenile Justice Act
NEW DELHI, Dec 2 (IANS): The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the centre on a petition seeking to strike down the provisions of Juvenile Justice Act that bars criminal courts from trying juvenile offenders. ...

10 percent devices malfunctioned in Mizoram polls
AIZAWL, Dec 2 (IANS): Ten percent of the Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines, which verify to a voter that his or her vote was cast as wished, malfunctioned in the November 25 polls in Mizoram, an official said here Monday. ...

NDFB(R) trying to persuade Songbijit to join talks
GUWAHATI, Dec 1 – The Ranjan Daimary faction of the National Democratic Front of Boroland (NDFB), which signed a ceasefire agreement with the Centre and the State Government on November 29, will finalize its agenda for talks shortly. Meanwhile, Daima ...

Winter session of Parliament from Dec 5
NEW DELHI, Dec 1 – The shadow of election results in five states will loom large over the winter session of the Parliament beginning December 5, which could see the crucial Bill on a separate Telangana state, reports PTI. ...

Telangana Bill soon: Centre
MUMBAI, Dec 1 – Refusing to confirm whether the Bill to carve out a separate Telangana state will be tabled in the winter session of Parliament beginning this week, Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde today said the Bill will come “very soon” befo ...

AIDS Day observed: Stress on awareness at all levels
GUWAHATI, Dec 1 – The State-level function of World AIDS Day 2013 was organised today by the Assam State AIDS Control Society (ASACS) at the Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra. ...

Tejpal remanded in 6-day police custody
PANAJI, Dec 1 – Tehelka magazine editor Tarun Tejpal was today remanded in police custody for six days, a day after being arrested for allegedly sexually assulating a woman colleague.. ...

Adivasi body urges CM to expedite ST status process
GUWAHATI, Dec 1 – A 33-member delegation of the Adivasi National Convention Committee (ANCC) and its constituent organisations headed by president Romanus Horo met Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi at his official residence late yesterday evening and urged ...

Jungle warfare training to forest protection personnel
GUWAHATI, Dec 1– Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (PCCF)Wildlife, RP Agarwal today said a decision was taken at a high-level meeting held in the presence of the Union Secretary of Forests and Environment recently, to train the personnel of the ...

Mangalyaan leaves Earth’s orbit for tryst with Red Planet
CHENNAI/BANGALORE, Dec 1: In a major milestone in India’s space history, ISRO’s Mars Orbiter mission today ventured out of Earth’s sphere of influence, beginning its 300-day journey to the Red Planet, reports PTI. ...

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