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Harvesting in full swing at Goreswar on Monday
Parliament panel endorses Indo-Bangla land swap deal
NEW DELHI, Dec 1 – A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi allayed fears over the Land Boundary Agreement (LBA) with Bangladesh, the Parliamentary Standing Committee on External Affairs submitted its report in both the Houses of Parliament endorsing ...

PM announces Rs 28,000 cr for rail projects in NE
KOHIMA/AGARTALA, Dec 1 – In a development package for the Northeast, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today promised to provide Rs 28,000 crore for laying new railway lines and announced sanctioning of Rs 5,000 crore for 2G mobile coverage in the region, ...

State Govt moves HC on oil royalty
GUWAHATI, Dec 1 – The State government has approached the Gauhati High Court seeking implementation of a recent Supreme Court judgement hiking royalty of oil produced in Gujarat, in Assam as well. ...

CM opposes 100 pc FDI in Railways
GUWAHATI, Dec 1 – Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today came out strongly against the Centre’s decision to go for 100 per cent FDI in Indian Railways and privatisation of railway stations. ...

Maoists kill 13 CRPF personnel
RAIPUR, Dec 1 – Using human shields, Maoists today killed 13 CRPF personnel, including two officers, and injured an equal number in the second attack on the force in 10 days in the same area in the Naxal hotbed of Sukma district in Chhattisgarh, repo ...

Centre’s stand on land swap deal irks AASU, AGP
GUWAHATI, Dec 1 – Criticism of Prime Minister Narendra Modi by different parties and organisations continued today over his comments on the land swap deal with Bangladesh. The Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) has accused the Prime Minister of maintaining dou ...

Modi inaugurates Hornbill Festival 2014
DIMAPUR, Dec 1 – Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated the Hornbill Festival 2014 at Naga Heritage complex, Kisama, about 10 km from Kohima. Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister congratulated the Nagas on celebrating the 51st anniver ...

Former Arunachal CM Jarbom Gamlin dead
ITANAGAR, Dec 1 – Former Arunachal Chief Minister Jarbom Gamlin has passed away at the age of 53. He had liver thrombosis, which affected other vital organs. He was being treated at the Medanta Hospital in Gurgaon. He breathed his last at 11.15 pm on ...

Modi not bothered about Assam’s problems: Gogoi
GUWAHATI, Dec 1 – A day after Narendra Modi concluded his maiden visit to the State after assuming charge in New Delhi, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today engaged in vitriolic ‘Modi-bashing’ and accused the Prime Minister of somersaults in policy decis ...

State observes World AIDS Day
GUWAHATI, Dec 1 – The Assam State AIDS Control Society (ASACS) observed World AIDS Day today with a gamut of activities both at State-level and in the districts. The central function was held at the International Convention Centre, Srimanta Sankarade ...

3 Myanmarese held in Dhaka over Burdwan blast
DHAKA, Dec 1 – Three Myanmar nationals have been arrested here in connection with the Burdwan blast, as India and Bangladesh stepped up the hunt for the conspirators along their borders to nab over 100 militants of the outlawed JMB, reports PTI. ...

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