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Pre-Christmas celebrations at a hotel in Guwahati on Friday. – UB Photos
Private hospitals may suspend cashless service for CGHS/ECHS beneficiaries
NEW DELHI, Dec 21: Due to heavy outstanding dues to be paid by the Centre, private hospitals might suspend cashless services under the Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) and Ex-Servicemen Contributory Health Scheme (ECHS). ...

Next on Modi govt's agenda is NPR, Cabinet to meet on Tues
NEW DELHI, Dec 21: With the Modi cabinet set to meet on Tuesday, following the Saturday's Council of Ministers' meeting which will be a review exercise, there is a strong possibility that after the CAA move, the Centre may now focus on NPR renewal. ...

Union Minister gives citizenship papers to Pak refugees
KUTCH, Dec 21: Union Minister Mansukh Mandaviya gave citizenship certificates to seven refugees from Pakistan, amid the pan-India turmoil due to the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). ...

Shiv Sena-BJP insulted public mandate: Raj Thackeray
PUNE, Dec 21: In a surprise turnabout, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) President Raj Thackeray on Saturday termed the recent political developments in the state as an "insult" to the people. ...

US Congressman praises Modi govt for ending discrimination in Kashmir
NEW DELHI, Dec 21: A US Congressman in the House of Representatives commended India for ending gender, caste and religious discrimination in Jammu and Kashmir by nullifying the special status of the state and also applauded the multiparty support tha ...

Council of Ministers meeting: PM to check report card
NEW DELHI, Dec 21: The Council of Ministers' meeting began on Saturday at the Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra in Chanakyapuri here. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is heading the meeting. ...

CAA will not lead to fresh influx: Sonowal
GUWAHATI, Dec 20 - Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today said that the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) will not lead to any fresh influx from Bangladesh, and only those who had already fled Bangladesh following religious persecution there and hav ...

6 killed in Uttar Pradesh violence
NEW DELHI, Dec 20 - At least six persons died as violent clashes with police rocked Uttar Pradesh on Friday while thousands rallied in the National Capital and several other cities with Tricolour and ‘Save Constitution’ banners as part of raging prot ...

CM flags off peace rally in Nalbari
NALBARI, Dec 20 - While the people in the State are protesting the CAA, the BJP today took out a peace rally in Nalbari town. ...

AASU terms Sonowal’s stand misleading
GUWAHATI, Dec 20 - Hitting out at Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal for his statements on his commitment to protect the interests of the indigenous communities and simultaneously allowing the illegal migrants entering the country up to 2014 to stay i ...

4-language formula for schools with thrust on Assamese
GUWAHATI, Dec 20 - Amidst fears of a threat to the State’s language and culture in the wake of the enactment of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, the State government has adopted a four-language formula to be introduced from the next academic session ...

APW team meets Conrad, discusses need for single ILP in region
GUWAHATI, Dec 20 - A delegation of the Assam Public Works (APW) today met Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma at his official residence in Shillong and discussed the need for having a common single Inner Line Permit (ILP) regime for the whole of t ...

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