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Inmates of Mother Old Age Home, Bamunimaidam – Santanu Kr Das (74) and Manju Das (64), who fell in love and eventually got married last year, celebrating Valentine’s Day at the old-age home, in Guwahati on Sunday. – UB Photos
IB officer murder accused killed in Meghalaya
Shillong, Feb 15 (IANS): Meghalaya's Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) commandos have killed a leader of a militant outfit involved in the kidnapping and murder of an Intelligence Bureau officer and a cloth merchant, police said on Monday. ...

'Tea lady' inspires people to give up opium cultivation in Arunachal
Guwahati, Feb 15 (IANS): The foray of a resident of a village in Arunachal Pradesh into tea plantation inspired scores of people in the area to follow her example with many of them giving up growing opium. ...

Protests in Tripura over CPI-M headquarter attack
Agartala, Feb 15 (IANS): Ruling CPI-M's leaders and members on Monday organised protest rallies and demonstrations across Tripura to protest an attack on the party headquarters in New Delhi. ...

JNUSU president raised anti-national slogans: Bassi
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS): JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar, arrested last week on charges of sedition, did raise anti-national slogans in the campus, Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi said on Monday. ...

Local cuisines a big hit among players, officials
GUWAHATI, Feb 14 - Traditional Assamese cuisines may not have found takers among the players in the initial stage of the ongoing South Asian Games, but with the multi-disciplinary event inching to a close, athletes and officials, especially those fro ...

Headley’s wife refuses to answer NIA questions
NEW DELHI, Feb 14 - The US-based wife of American-born Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist David Headley, one of the main conspirators of the 26/11 Mumbai attacks, and his business partner have “refused” to answer questions posed by NIA, citing a privacy claus ...

CM moves Jaitley for special category status
GUWAHATI, Feb 14 - Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi requested Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for restoration of the Special Category Status to Assam and augmentation of Central Assistance to State Plan during the formulation of the Union Budget 2016-1 ...

Rahul to tour State from today
NEW DELHI, Feb 14 - Close on the heels of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP national president Amit Shah formally kicking off their party’s election campaign in Assam, it is now the turn of Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi to tour the State. H ...

Tacit AIUDF-BJP deal to split Cong votes: Gogoi
GUWAHATI, Feb 14 - Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today accused AIUDF chief Badruddin Ajmal of being hand in glove with the BJP by deciding to field candidates in constituencies where they have no chances of winning, with the motive of defeating the Cong ...

JNU event had Saeed’s support: Rajnath
ALLAHABAD/SRINAGAR, Feb 14 - Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today claimed that the event at JNU campus in Delhi commemorating the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru had received “support” from terror outfit LeT founder Hafiz Saeed, a ...

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