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Managing Director-cum-Chairman of Oil India Limited (OIL) NM Borah applauding the players coming from different States at the inauguration of the 71st Senior National & Inter-State Table Tennis Championship in Guwahati on Wednesday. – AT
Karbi group KLNLF lays down arms
DIPHU, Feb 11 (PTI): Insurgent group Karbi Longri NC Hills Liberation Front (KLNLF), which had targeted Hindi- speaking people in Karbi Anglong district, today laid down arms at a public function here to pave the way for peace talks. ...

Centre appoints new interlocutor for NSCN talks
NEW DELHI, Feb 11 (IANS): The Government today appointed former Petroleum Secretary RS Pandey as its new interlocutor to facilitate dialogue with the major insurgent outfit, the National Socialist Council of Nagaland - Isak-Muivah (NSCN-IM). ...

Centre okays amnesty proposal to Kashmiri militants in PoK
NEW DELHI, Feb 11 (IANS): In a big confidence-building measure for Jammu and Kashmir, the Central Government has accepted the State's proposal of amnesty to Kashmiri militants in Pakistan who want to return home without weapons and want to join the m ...

14 students killed in Arunachal hostel fire
ITANAGAR, Feb 11 (PTI): At least 14 students were burnt to death and seven others injured today in a fire at a private hostel in Arunachal Pradesh's Kurung Kumey district, bordering China, official sources said. ...

Pakistan wants dialogue with India, not war: Gilani
ISLAMABAD, Feb 11 (IANS): Pakistan has always favoured dialogue with India to a war, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said while appreciating India's "intention" to resume talks. ...

Congress seems ready for fuel price hike
NEW DELHI, Feb 11 (Agencies): The Congress appeared veering ...

Lanka will never harm Indian strategic interests, says envoy
NEW DELHI, Feb 11 (IANS): Sri Lanka will seek "step-by-step reconciliation" with the Tamil minority and will never hurt India's strategic interests, Colombo's envoy said amid concerns about China's growing influence in the island nation. ...

Suicide bombing kills 19 in Pakistan
ISLAMABAD, Feb 11 (DPA): A suicide bombing killed at least 19 people, including 11 policemen, in Pakistan's tribal region near the Afghan border Wednesday, an official said. ...

Gogoi, Pillai appeal to abjure violence
KOKRAJHAR, Feb 10 – On the occasion of the 8th Bodoland Day, at Bodofa Nwagar (Kadamtola) in Kokrajhar today, Union Home Secretary GK Pillai said, “We need to put our heads together to bring down violence and improve the law-and-order situation in th ...

PM, State Govt agreed on 1971 as cut-off year
GUWAHATI, Feb 10 – Though Assam is witnessing a fresh controversy regarding the cut-off date for updating the National Register of Citizens (NRC) of 1951, the minutes of the tripartite meeting , in which the decision to update the citizenship documen ...

Cabinet decides to rename NC Hills
GUWAHATI, Feb 10 – The State Cabinet today accepted on principle the demand to change the name of the North Cachar Hills district to Dima Hasao district. However, the final decision in this regard is awaited. ...

Anup Chetia handover soon, says Bangla envoy
SHILLONG, Feb 10 – Bangladesh High Commissioner to India Tariq Ahmed Karim has indicated that Anup Chetia, general secretary of the banned ULFA, under detention in his country after serving a jail term, would be handed over to India soon, reports PTI ...

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