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A candlelight protest rally against the killing of Nido Tania organised by TISS Students’ Union and Arunachal Pradesh Students’ Union, supported by Gagana, Assamese Peoples’ Forum, Mumbai, Assam Association, Mumbai, NSUI and others lead by filmmaker Jahnu Barua at Azad Maidan, Mumbai on Wednesday. – UB Photos
Govt forms group to protect people from NE
NEW DELHI, Feb 6 (IANS): The government Thursday constituted a six-member group to look into various kinds of concerns of people from the northeastern states living in different parts of India. ...

Telangana again rocks Parliament; both Houses adjourned
NEW DELHI, Feb 6 (IANS): The formation of Telangana rocked both houses of parliament Thursday, forcing several adjournments - and finally for the day. ...

NE MPs meet PM, seeks steps to end discrimination
NEW DELHI, Feb 6 (IANS): Parliamentarians from the northeast Thursday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and urged him to take steps to stop discrimination against the students from the region. ...

India's GDP to grow at 5.6 percent in 2014-15
NEW DELHI, Feb 6 (IANS): India's economic growth is likely to accelerate 5.6 percent in 2014-15 from the projected growth of less than five percent in the current fiscal ending March, according to economic think-tank NCAER. ...

Arunachal, Assam for probe into killings
GUWAHATI, Feb 5 – The State Government has written to the Union Home Ministry recommending inquiry into the Behali killings by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi informed this to media persons at a press conference ...

LS condemns Nido Tania’s death
NEW DELHI, Feb 5 – The Lok Sabha on Wednesday condemned the death of Nido Tania, even as cry for racial discrimination legislation was raised in the Parliament. ...

HC asks Delhi Police to file fresh report
NEW DELHI, Feb 5 – Pulling up the Delhi Police for failing to submit the postmortem report in the Arunachal Pradesh student case, the Delhi High Court today said the infrastructure in the city for examining scientific evidence in criminal cases is at ...

Bangla to probe Zia’s role in ULFA arms haul case
DHAKA, Feb 5 – Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has promised to launch separate probes into the role of former Premier Khaleda Zia and her party in the country’s biggest weapons haul linked to Indian militant group ULFA, reports PTI. ...

Special observers for RS elections
NEW DELHI, Feb 5 – In a significant initiative aimed at checking misuse of electoral malpractices in the Rajya Sabha election on February 7, the Election Commission of India on Tuesday appointed special observers. The Chief Electoral Officer of Tripu ...

Cong-BPF will win all 3 RS seats: Himanta
GUWAHATI, Feb 5 – Government spokesperson and Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma today said that the Congress-BPF alliance was going to win all the three Rajya Sabha seats comfortably, and without ‘horse-trading.’ ...

NDFB(S) creating security concerns in Manas Park
GUWAHATI, Feb 5 – Frequent movement of militants belonging to the Songbijit faction of the National Democratic Front of Boroland (NDFB) inside the Manas National Park has become a matter of serious concern, particularly because of the involvement of ...

Rs 4,000 cr plan for strengthening State dykes
GUWAHATI, Feb 5 – The State Water Resources Department (WRD) has submitted a project proposal to the Central Water Commission (CWC) with an estimated cost of Rs 4,000 crore for raising and strengthening the existing embankments along the Brahmaputra ...

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