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A Karbi woman along with her grand daughters carrying firewood from Basundari hill of Hatbor area near Amsoi in Raha, on Monday. - UB Photos
Modi convenes CMs meet on new plan panel
Agartala, Dec 3 (IANS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has convened a meeting of chief ministers in New Delhi on December 7 to seek their views on the structure and functioning of the revamped Planning Commission, Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar sa ...

Boundaries can't be rewritten: Jaitley to Pak
Srinagar, Dec 3 (IANS): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said Pakistan should understand once and forever that boundaries between nations cannot be rewritten now. ...

Uproar in Parliament over minister's remark
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS): Protests continued in Parliament today over a controversial remark of union Minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti with the Opposition demanding her resignation, disrupting the proceedings of both the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha. ...

'Attacks on northeasterners due to lack of knowledge of region'
Shillong, Dec 3 (IANS): The language barrier and lack of knowledge of the culture and identity of the people of the eight northeastern States are among the major reasons for the incidents against them in the Indian capital and other metropolitan citi ...

Kolkata racket forged papers for Bangla migrants: Rijiju
NEW DELHI, Dec 2 – The Centre has in a significant revelation divulged that a Kolkata-based racket is involved in clandestinely managing forged passports and other Indian documents for Bangladeshi migrants. ...

Minister’s remarks rock Parliament
NEW DELHI, Dec 2 – Controversial remarks by Union Minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti today rocked Parliament with Rajya Sabha being paralysed for the day as a united opposition insisted on her sacking despite her apology, reports PTI. ...

AASU protest over land swap deal
GUWAHATI, Dec 2 – Members of the All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) today staged sit-in demonstrations at the district and sub-divisional headquarters all over the State against the decision of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government at the Cen ...

Gas cracker project cost revised again
NEW DELHI, Dec 2 – The project cost of the Assam Gas Cracker has been revised yet again with the Brahmaputra Cracker and Polymer Limited (BCPL) re-estimating its cost to Rs 9,834 crore. ...

Kokrajhar TV scribe gets bail
GUWAHATI, Dec 2 – The Gauhati High Court today granted bail to Jaiklong Brahma, the Kokrajhar-based television journalist who was arrested on charges of hobnobbing with the banned NDFB(S) in September in connection with the Kokrajhar police station c ...

Siu-Ka-Pha award presented to Justice KN Saikia
GUWAHATI, Dec 2 – Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today presented the Siu-Ka-Pha Award 2014 to retired judge of Supreme Court and a distinguished jurist Khagendra Nath Saikia on the occasion of the Asom Divas at a function held at Rabindra Bhawan here. ...

22 new posts to boost security on China border
NEW DELHI, Dec 2 – Twenty-two ITBP border posts have been opened and green signal given for erection of 123 mobile towers to strengthen security along the Indo-China border, Government informed the Lok Sabha today, reports PTI. ...

2 killed after abduction in Baksa
BARPETA, Dec 2 – Two persons were brutally killed after they were kidnapped by suspected NDFB cadres in Labdanguri in Baksa district this morning. ...

Rose Valley raised Rs 15,000 cr from investors: Jaitley
NEW DELHI, Dec 2 – West Bengal-based Rose Valley Group, which is facing a clampdown by various agencies for running illicit money pooling schemes, is estimated to have raised Rs 15,000 crore from investors, reports PTI. ...

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