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School children taking part in an awareness rally on the occasion of World Cancer Day, in Guwahati on Monday. – UNI
Opposition parties slam Gogoi over rhino poaching
Guwahati, Feb 5 (IANS): Poaching of rhinos in protected areas of Assam has reached an alarming proportion with suspected poachers continuing to kill them, an official said on Monday. ...

BJP's PM candidate from eight leaders: Naqvi
Agartala, Feb 5 (IANS): Any of eight leaders in the BJP, including Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, could be the prime ministerial candidate, party leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said on Monday. ...

Man held for Facebook posts on PM, Sibal and Mulayam
Lucknow, Feb 5 (IANS): A man in Agra has been arrested for "communal and inflammatory" posts on social networking site Facebook targeting Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Union Communications Minister Kapil Sibal and Uttar Pradesh's ruling Samajwadi Pa ...

8 percent Tripura candidates face criminal charges: Report
Agartala, Feb 5 (IANS): The number of candidates contesting the February 14 polls who have criminal charges filed against them has increased to eight percent, from three percent in the last assembly elections in the state in 2008, a report published ...

I want to serve the people: Malala Yousafzai
London, Feb 5 (IANS): "I want to serve the people. I want every girl, every child, to be educated," Pakistani teen activist Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head by the Taliban for promoting girls' education, has said in a recorded message. ...

India's political system can respond when required: Washington Post
Washington, Feb 5 (IANS): An influential US daily has hailed India's new laws against sexual violence, saying the "political system can respond to an urgent popular demand for change", and wondered if the US political system would respond the same wa ...

Dams will not affect water flow to India: China
BEIJING, Feb 4 – China today said it has “fully considered” the impact of the three dams it plans to build on Brahmaputra river in Tibet and claimed the projects will not affect water flows to India, reports PTI. ...

Centre for discussions on Armed Forces Act
NEW DELHI, Feb 4 – Faced with criticism over rejection of the Justice J S Verma’s recommendation on review of the controversial Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958, the Centre has clarified that it would hold consultations with all stakeholders. ...

Literature can help eliminate insurgency: Gogoi
BISWARATNA DR BHUPEN HAZARIKA SAMANNAY KSHETRA, Feb 4 – Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has said that the force of literature is so strong that it can influence all. ...

Solicitor General resigns
NEW DELHI, Feb 4 – Eighteen months after his appointment as Solicitor General of India, senior advocate Rohinton Nariman has resigned from the post amid speculation that the decision came over his differences with the Law ministry. ...

SC to examine definition of ‘juvenile’ in Act
NEW DELHI, Feb 4 – The Supreme Court today decided to examine the constitutional validity of the definition of “juvenile” in the Juvenile Justice Act which equates offenders with minor, even if they are merely few weeks less than 18 years of age, irr ...

AGP seeks CCTV cameras at polling stations
GUWAHATI, Feb 4 – Alleging that the Congress is using the administration in its favour to win Panchayat elections, the AGP leader Prafulla Mahanta today asked the State Election Commission to install adequate CCTV cameras at the polling stations and ...

Bodo leaders agreed to rehabilitate all, claims Jamaat
NEW DELHI, Feb 4 – In a significant development, a prominent Muslim organisation Jamaat-e-Islami Hind has claimed that Bodo leaders have agreed to bring back all the people who were compelled to leave the BTAD by the miscreants. ...

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