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Devotees thronging the historic Shiva Dol on the occasion of Maha Shivaratri in Sivasagar on Thursday. – UB Photos
Decision on IPL after election dates are out: BCCI
BHUBANESWAR, Feb 28 (IANS): The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Friday decided to adopt a wait-and-watch approach towards moving the Indian Premier League (IPL) out of the country due to the upcoming general elections. ...

India set 265-run target for Sri Lanka
FATULLAH (Bangladesh), Feb 28 (IANS): India made 264 for nine in 50 overs against Sri Lanka in the fourth ODI of the Asia Cup cricket tournament at the Khan Shaheb Osman Ali Stadium here Friday. ...

India set 265-run target for Sri Lanka
FATULLAH (Bangladesh), Feb 28 (IANS): India made 264 for nine in 50 overs against Sri Lanka in the fourth ODI of the Asia Cup cricket tournament at the Khan Shaheb Osman Ali Stadium here Friday. ...

Dearness allowance hiked by 10 percent
NEW DELHI, Feb 28 (IANS): Just a few days before imposition of the model code of conduct by the Election Commission, the government Friday announced 10 percent increase in dearness allowance that will benefit nearly eight million employees and pensio ...

Cabinet decides to impose President's rule in Andhra
NEW DELHI, Feb 28 (IANS): The union cabinet Friday decided to impose President's rule in Andhra Pradesh, which is set to be divided to create a separate Telangana state. ...

SC declines urgent hearing on Subrata Roy's plea
NEW DELHI, Feb 28 (IANS): The Supreme Court Friday denied an immediate hearing on Sahara India chief Subrata Roy's plea to recall a non-bailable warrant issued against him for not appearing before the court in person on Feb 26. ...

Sahara chief Subrata Roy surrenders, arrested
LUCKNOW, Feb 28 (IANS): Sahara India chief Subrata Roy surrendered before the police here Friday, a day after they failed to trace him to execute a Supreme Court warrant for his arrest. Soon thereafter, the apex court in New Delhi declined to revoke ...

Trains to return to Meghalaya April 1
SHILLONG, Feb 28 (IANS): The Railways will be returning to what is now Meghalaya with the first train scheduled to chug into Mendipathar station in North Garo Hills on April 1, an official said Friday. Trains had first plied in the region in the late ...

Pillai panel to study Bodoland demand
NEW DELHI, Feb 27 – In a major morale booster for groups agitating for separate States, the Centre today constituted a one-man expert panel to be headed by former Home Secretary GK Pillai, to study and examine the demand for Bodoland. The committee h ...

Nineteen injured in Kalaigaon attack
KALAIGAON, Feb 27 – In a tragic case of mistaken identity, 19 people were injured when villagers intercepted a group of people belonging to a religious minority community who were returning from a religious ceremony, at Udmari near Kalaigaon in the w ...

New Foreigners’ Tribunals by April
GUWAHATI, Feb 27 – The State Government is planning to make the newly notified Tribunals under the provisions of the Foreigners’ Act functional by April this year, but everything will depend on the availability of qualified persons for appointment as ...

TE workers vandalise proprietor’s bungalow
DIBRUGARH, Feb 27 – Hundreds of irate workers of Ghograjan Tea Estate under Lahoal PS today vandalised the bungalow of the proprietor Bikash Chowkhani following a physical attack on Jeevan Kamar, a tractor driver by Chowkhani in the tea factory premi ...

Adip Phukan, Jitul Sonowal join BJP
GUWAHATI, Feb 27 – The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Assam Pradesh got another shot in the arm with the joining of former student leader and journalist Adip Phukan, popular singer Jitul Sonowal and advocate Ram Chandra Saikia today at the party heado ...

GTAC sells less tea than West Bengal centres
GUWAHATI, Feb 27 – The total quantity of tea sold through the West Bengal tea auction centres last year was much higher than what was sold through the lone Assam tea auction centre at Guwahati during the year. ...

Rs 3.65 is spent to deliver foodgrain worth Re 1
NEW DELHI, Feb 27 – It costs the government Rs 3.65 to deliver Re 1 worth of food to people under the Public Distribution System (PDS), reveals the preliminary assessment of the programme by the Independent Evaluation Office (IEO), reports PTI. ...

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