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Folk dancers performing at the Shapawng Yawng Manau Poi festival at Bordumsa in Changlang district of Arunachal Pradesh on Wednesday. – UB Photos
Palanisamy to be new Tamil Nadu CM
CHENNAI, Feb 16 (IANS): E Palanisamy, AIADMK General Secretary V.K. Sasikala's backer, was on Thursday invited by Governor C. Vidyasagar Rao to take oath as the new Tamil Nadu Chief Minister. ...

Cabinet okays merger of SBI, 5 associate banks
NEW DELHI, Feb 15 (PTI): Seeking to create a global-sized bank, the Cabinet on Wednesday gave the go-ahead to the merger plan of SBI and its five associates, a step aimed at strengthening the banking sector through consolidation of public banks. ...

India scripts history, launches 104 satellites at one go
SRIHARIKOTA (AP), Feb 15 - Scripting history, India today successfully launched a record 104 satellites – all but three of them foreign – from here and put them into orbit in a single mission onboard its most dependable Polar rocket. ...

Sasikala surrenders, in jail custody
BENGALURU, Feb 15 - AIADMK chief V K Sasikala was today sent to jail after she surrendered before a trial court here, a day after the Supreme Court restored her conviction in the disproportionate assets case. ...

Governor calls on Modi
GUWAHATI, Feb 15 - Assam Governor Banwari Lal Purohit, who recently took additional charge as Governor of Meghalaya, called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his residence in New Delhi last evening and apprised him of the development initiatives in ...

Tension along Assam-Nagaland border
GUWAHATI, Feb 15 - A suspected Naga outfit slapped demand notes among people on the Assam side of the Nagaland border in Jorhat district, reigniting tension along the sensitive inter-state border areas. ...

Centre open to talks with insurgent groups abjuring violence
NEW DELHI, Feb 15 - In a clear indication that the Narendra Modi Government’s policy towards handling militancy in the Northeast has remained unchanged, the Centre has clarified that it is open to negotiations with only those underground outfits that ...

AASU moves CM on free textbooks
GUWAHATI, Feb 15 - The All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) today called upon the Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal to clarify his Government’s stand on providing free textbooks to school students. The AASU also warned that it would be forced to intensif ...

Foreigners Tribunal member assaulted
GOALPARA, Feb 15 - Ajay Phukan, a member of the Foreigners Tribunal No. 4, Goalpara, was physically assaulted by a group of lawyers today following a heated argument between them relating to judgements on some D-voter cases in the tribunal court. ...

Army chief warns anti-Indian forces in J-K
NEW DELHI, Feb 15 - People creating hurdles during anti-terror operations and displaying flags of Pakistan and ISIS in Jammu and Kashmir will be dealt as anti-nationals and will face “harsh” actions, Army Chief Bipin Rawat said today. ...

Taiwan team’s visit: India dismisses Chinese protest
NEW DELHI, Feb 15 - India today dismissed Chinese protest against the visit of a Taiwanese parliamentary delegation here, saying there is nothing unusual and no “political meanings” should be read into these trips. ...

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