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Flautist Prabhat Sarma receiving Rameshwar Pathak Memorial Award 2012 from Ratna Oja at the Rabindra Bhawan in Guwahati on Monday. – UB Photos
UPA confident ahead of FDI debate in Lok Sabha
NEW DELHI, Dec 4 (IANS): The UPA government has said it is confident of its numbers in the Lok Sabha, which begins a debate on foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail at 2 p.m. Tuesday. ...

Lok Sabha adjourned over Gujarat project
NEW DELHI, Dec 4 (IANS): The Lok Sabha was adjourned till 2 p.m. Tuesday after Congress members raised the issue of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi allegedly favouring a foreign company in a gas exploration project. ...

India reports 37,000 dengue cases in 2012
NEW DELHI, Dec 4 (IANS): India has recorded over 37,000 dengue cases, including 227 dengue deaths in 2012, the highest number in a year so far, parliament was told Tuesday. ...

Another rhino killed in Assam, poachers escape
GUWAHATI, Dec 4 (IANS): A one-horned rhino was shot dead by suspected paochers in Assam's Kaziranga National Park Monday night, forest officials said Tuesday. The killers, however, failed to take away the rare animal's horn. ...

CM highlights issue of illegal immigration
GUWAHATI, Dec 3 – The problem of influx by illegal immigrants to Assam from Bangaldesh has been there all along but was now on the decline, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has said, reports PTI. ...

State districts need to fulfil norms
GUWAHATI, Dec 3 – Though the Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh has called for declaration of Dibrugarh and Tinsukia as Left Wing extremism affected districts, the districts would have to fulfill certain criteria fixed by the Ministry of ...

Rameshwar Pathak award to Prabhat Sarma
GUWAHATI, Dec 3 – Renowned flautist Prabhat Sarma was honoured with the Rameshwar Pathak Memorial Award on Monday at a function held here at Rabindra Bhawan. The award carries a citation, a memento and Rs 10,000. ...

Cong, BJP clash over cash transfer scheme
NEW DELHI, Dec 3 – The Congress and the BJP today traded barbs over the government’s direct cash transfer scheme after the Election Commission sought a reply from the Centre on the timing of the announcement, reports PTI. ...

India concern over Chinese navy modernisation
NEW DELHI, Dec 3 – Viewing the rapid modernisation of Chinese Navy as a “major concern”, Navy Chief Admiral DK Joshi today made it clear that India will protect its interests in the disputed South China Sea, even if it means sending forces there, rep ...

Rare manuscript of lexicon traced to British Library
GUWAHATI, Dec 3 – A rare and historic manuscript from British Library will soon add to the richness of the Assamese language and literature besides throwing light on several languages dialects of indigenous communities of the State and the North-east ...

BSP, SP yet to reveal stand on FDI vote
NEW DELHI, Dec 3 – Ahead of the debate and vote in Parliament, outside UPA allies – BSP and SP – today kept the government guessing on their support on the issue of FDI in retail, reports PTI. ...

Govt concealing crucial reports on NE dams
GUWAHATI, Dec 3 – Both the State and the Central Governments are trying to conceal the crucial reports on the dam projects being undertaken in the NE region throwing into wind the set legal norms of the land. With such deeds they have been deliberate ...

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