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More than 500 musicians from across the world playing 315 different folk instruments together for a new Guinness record at the JDSA playground in Jorhat on Sunday. UB Photos
Life of Pi' leads Oscar pack, spreads Indian flavour
Los Angeles, Feb 25 (IANS): The Indian flavour was predominant at the 85th Academy Awards, when "Life of Pi", widely shot in India with Indian actors, won the maximum awards, including the best director's trophy for Ang Lee, who not only thanked his ...

India's 101th space mission set for 6 p.m. liftoff
Chennai, Feb 25 (IANS): The fuelling of the second stage of the Indian rocket that would sling seven satellites into space has been completed and it is expected to lift off around 6 pm on Monday, an official of the Indian space agency said. ...

NE States to tighten border security for vote count
Agartala, Feb 25 (IANS): Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland have been told to tighten security on their international and inter-State borders ahead of the vote count in the three States on February 28. ...

Mamata is willing to set up NCTC: Shinde
Kolkata, Feb 25 (IANS): Claiming that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had a positive view on the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC), Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Monday said the Central government was trying to break the ...

Govt ignoring crimes committed by surrendered ultras: Paresh
GUWAHATI, Feb 24 Why the Government of India is not taking action against those who surrendered after committing heinous crimes like killings of innocents, asked Paresh Baruah, the commander-in-chief of the hardline faction of the United Liberation ...

CBI gets some papers from Italy
NEW DELHI, Feb 24 Moving forward in its probe into alleged kickbacks in the VVIP helicopter deal, the CBI has procured some documents from Italian authorities in Milan that may help it investigating whether any Indian had received bribes to swing t ...

Miscreants kill 4 youths in Baksa
JALAH, Feb 24 Sensation prevails in Baksa following the brutal murder of four youths at Gerua Ashram village under Borbari Police Station in Baksa district late last night. ...

Jorhat musical performance gets into Guinness World Records
JORHAT, Feb 24 The universal language of music united more than 500 artistes from across the globe who played 300 kinds of musical instruments for world peace and mesmerised the town here this evening with a half-an-hour programme which was organis ...

Rahul to meet NE CMs today
NEW DELHI, Feb 24 As part of his interaction with top party leaders, Congress vice president, Rahul Gandhi is meeting chief ministers and PCC chiefs of the North Eastern States on Monday. ...

Defence PRO among 6 held in huge drug haul
IMPHAL, Feb 24 Six persons including an Army officer were detained by a team of Thoubal district police in Manipur for allegedly carrying a huge consignment of contraband drugs worth more than Rs 15 crore in the international market at a police che ...

5th RG Baruah dramabfestival begins
GUWAHATI, Feb 24 The 5th Singhapurush Radha Govinda Baruah full-length drama festival began on Sunday at Rabindra Bhawan here with lighting of the ceremonial lamp and floral tribute to the architect of modern Assam, who had keen interest in cultura ...

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