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Garo women carrying firewood at Kompaduli, Boko in Kamrup district on Wednesday. – UB Photos
Orphaned rhino taken to Assam's Manas National Park
Guwahati, Feb 21 (IANS): A young male rhino has been shifted to the Manas National Park in Assam and will be released in the wild following a period of acclimatisation, an official said on Thursday. ...

Sonia Gandhi seeks dismissal of 1984 case in US
New York, Feb 21 (IANS): India's Congress party president Sonia Gandhi's has filed a new motion to dismiss a human rights violation lawsuit against her by Sikhs for Justice, a New York based human rights group. ...

HC suspends AAP's pending power bills waiver
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS): The Delhi High Court today suspended the AAP government decision to give 50 percent waiver on pending electricity bills of 24,036 consumers. These consumers had stopped payment of their dues during the Aam Aadmi Party's "bij ...

Russians seek to make peace with Goa
Panaji, Feb 21 (IANS): After accusing the Goa government of virtually abdicating responsibility and the police of ignoring crimes against foreigners, Russians in Goa have now offered an olive branch of peace. ...

Telangana 29th State; RS passes Bill
NEW DELHI, Feb 20 – Telangana was all set to become the 29th state of the Union with Parliament tonight approving a historic Bill to carve it out of Andhra Pradesh amid vociferous protests by members from Seemandhra region as also by Trinamool Congre ...

SC stays immediate release of convicts
NEW DELHI, Feb 20 – The seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case will not be able to immediately walk out of jail with the Supreme Court today citing ‘procedural lapses’ by the Tamil Nadu government, which decided to release them, report ...

AIUDF for poll tie-up with secular parties
NEW DELHI, Feb 20 – In what is seen as an initial posturing ahead of the polls, AIUDF chief Badruddin Ajmal while talking tough against the State Congress Party, said that his party’s doors are open for alliance with any secular party. ...

NDFB (P) steps up Bodoland demand
NEW DELHI, Feb 20 – Pointing towards the creation of a separate State of Telangana, the NDFB (P) on Thursday asked the Centre to adopt the same strategy and create a separate State of Bodoland without the approval of the Assam Assembly. ...

Gegong Apang rejoins BJP
GUWAHATI, Feb 20 – Former Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh Gegong Apang who joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) last night, would try his best to ensure that both the Lok Sabha seats in Arunachal Pradesh are won by the saffron party. ...

Rhino translocated from Kaziranga to Manas
GUWAHATI, Feb 20 – Maju, a sub-adult rhino, was shifted to the Manas National Park from the Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation (CWRC), Kaziranga, today. The rhino will be released in the wild following a period of in-situ acclimatiza ...

Tight security for Modi’s Silchar rally tomorrow
GUWAHATI, Feb 20 – As the Bharatiya Janata Party’s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is considered the prime target of the jehadi groups, the Central Government has alerted the Assam Police to take adequate precautionary steps to ensure maint ...

Newspaper Society warns hawkers of legal action
GUWAHATI, Feb 20 – Based on a first information report (FIR) lodged with Dispur Police Station on February 18, police today arrested two functionaries of the hawkers’ association under Section 241/ 323/506/34 of the Indian Penal Code even as the stan ...

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