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A candidate on her way to file nomination for Panchayat elections at Lakhimpur on Wednesday. – UB Photos
Agriculture's transformation top policy priority: PM
Kolkata, Jan 3 (IANS): The transformation of agriculture must be top priority of public policies, including those on science and technology, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said here on Thursday. ...

Gang-rape protesters observe black day
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS): With the chargesheet in the Delhi gang-rape likely to be filed today, protesters at Jantar Mantar here observed a black day, accusing the police of dragging their feet. ...

Settlement with Garo rebels on anvil: Meghalaya CM
Shillong, Jan 3 (IANS): A "historic settlement" is on the anvil to resolve the issues raised by rebel A'chik National Volunteers Council (ANVC) group Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma said on Wednesday. ...

Book MIM leader for hate speech: Court
Hyderabad, Jan 3 (IANS): A city court on Thursday directed the police to book a case against Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) MLA Akbaruddin Owaisi for his alleged hate speech. ...

Tripura opposes direct cash transfer
Agartala, Jan 3 (IANS): The Left Front government in Tripura on Wednesday opposed the Central government's direct cash transfer scheme saying banking was not available in most villages. ...

State records 568 poverty-driven suicides in last 3 years
NEW DELHI, Jan 2 – At a time when the Assam Government is blowing its own trumpet over economic achievements, a report says that poverty has driven 568 persons to commit suicide in the State. ...

Myanmar offensive against NE ultras
GUWAHATI, Jan 2 – Though the Government of Myanmar has reportedly launched an offensive against the militants of the North-East based in that country, the security agencies are yet not prepared to give much importance to the reports as in the past al ...

SC upholds Lokayukta’s appointment
NEW DELHI, Jan 2 – In a big blow to the Narendra Modi government, the Supreme Court today upheld the appointment of Justice (retd) RA Mehta as Gujarat Lokayukta by Governor Kamla Beniwal, while noting that the post lying vacant for nine years reflect ...

Cannibalism shocks social scientists
GUWAHATI, Jan 2 – The cannibalism practised by a section of the workers of the Kunapathar Tea Estate in Bardumsa area of the State on December 26 last has stunned the social scientists as well as the psychiatrists here. It is reported that a section ...

Chargesheet in Delhi rape case likely today
NEW DELHI, Jan 2 – The Delhi Police is likely to file the chargesheet in the gangrape-cum-murder case of a 23-year- old girl in court here tomorrow and will seek death penalty for the accused during the trial, reports PTI. ...

Physically challenged take part in Guinness world record bid
DIBRUGARH, Jan 2 – As scores of artists from across the State extend their trained hands to produce the world’s longest paintings to set a Guinness world record, an enthusiast, thirteen years old Princie Gogoi, has extended her skilled legs to do the ...

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  • Children’s Theatre Festival begins today
  • Presence of policewomen to be strengthened
  • Cong leader assaulted at poll meet
  • Laxminath Phukan award to Bhagawati
  • Assam orthodox tea can be world’s leading brand
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  • Meghalaya NGO supports Bharat bandh today
  • Peace accord with ANVC on the anvil
  • Manipur women bodies demand AFSPA withdrawal
  • Santosh Trophy camp from Jan 17
  • All Assam Marathon at Dergaon
  • NE India Tennis gets under way at Golaghat


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