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A participant performs during a singing competition of Rudra Baruah’s songs organised by Luit Konwar Rudra Baruah Memorial Trust at District Library in Guwahati on Wednesday. – UB Photos
Headley admits to getting terror funds from LeT, ISI
Mumbai, Feb 11 (IANS): The Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist-turned-approver David Coleman Headley here on Thursday revealed he received terror funds, which included counterfeit currency, from both the LeT and Pakistan's ISI which was used for carrying out t ...

Ishrat Jahan was an LeT member, says Headley
Mumbai, Feb 11 (IANS): Pakistani-American terrorist-turned approver David Coleman Headley said on Thursday that Ishrat Jahan was a member of the women wing of terror outfit Laskhar-e-Taiba. ...

Rescued Siachen soldier Lance Naik Hanumanthappa loses battle for life
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS): Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad, who was rescued alive after being buried under snow for six days in the world's highest battlefield, the Siachen glacier, died on Thursday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said: "Proud that mart ...

Siachen soldier Lance Naik Hanumanthappa remains immortal: Modi
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has paid tribute to Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad who died on Thursday in a hospital here after battling for his life for two days . He had been dug out alive after being buried under the ice f ...

Abu Dhabi crown prince pays tribute at Rajghat
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS/WAM): Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, who is on a three-day visit to India, on Thursday visited Rajghat and laid a wreath at the memorial to M ...

BJP-BPF will stop infiltration: Shah
KOKRAJHAR, Feb 10 - “If the BJP-BPF combine forms the government in Assam, it will end illegal infiltration from Bangladesh,” BJP national president Amit Shah said while addressing a mammoth gathering as the chief guest of the 14th Bodoland Day celeb ...

Gogoi unveils vision document 2030 for State
GUWAHATI, Feb 10 - Assam today became the first State in the world to have a vision document for 2030, based on United Nations’ 17-point Sustainable Developmental Goals (SDGs). ...

Gogoi flays Pradhan’s comments on oil royalty
GUWAHATI, Feb 10 - Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today criticized Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan for his comments on Assam’s claim for crude oil royalty and said that the latter, instead of suggesting to go to Court, should ensure that the ...

Siachen braveheart’s condition critical
NEW DELHI, Feb 10 - The condition of Lance Naik Hanamanthappa Koppad, the Siachen braveheart who defied death for six days buried under snow, has deteriorated, the army said today as a team of experts from AIIMS joined in the efforts to save his life ...

Centre mulls search panel on OIL CMD
NEW DELHI, Feb 10 - After failing for the fourth time to select a candidate for the post of Chairman-cum-Managing Director of the Oil India Limited (OIL), the Centre is now mulling constitution of a search panel. ...

Monitoring of pollution levels in State rivers intensified
GUWAHATI, Feb 10 - As part of the Centrally-sponsored National Water Quality Monitoring Programme (NWMP), being implemented throughout the nation, the Pollution Control Board, Assam (PCBA) has been regularly monitoring the quality of water at various ...

Crude oil production by OIL coming down
GUWAHATI, Feb 10 - Crude oil production by the Oil India Limited (OIL) is coming down gradually over the last few years and the public sector company is making efforts to go for technology upgradation to check the slide. However, at the same time, ga ...

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