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India Book of Records observer Abhijit Baruah handing over the certificate to office-bearers of Srimanta Sankardev Sangha after 14,833 khol players made it to the India Book of Records and Asia Book of Records at Titabor on Sunday. – UB Photos
Court orders in-camera trial in gang-rape case
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS): A Delhi court on Monday ordered in-camera proceedings in the December 16 gang-rape case following the "unprecedented situation" in the courtroom with crowds of reporters, lawyers, security personnel and onlookers. The court a ...

Five Meghalaya Congress MLAs denied ticket
Shillong, Jan 7 (IANS): The Congress has denied tickets to its five legislators in Meghalaya, including a minister, to contest the upcoming Assembly elections. The party has released the list of its candidates for the 60-member House. ...

China urges India-Pakistan dialogue
Beijing, Jan 7 (IANS): China on Monday said it hopes India and Pakistan will hold talks and solve their differences in a calm and proper manner following a firing incident in Kashmir. ...

Boy killed in neighbours' quarrel
Agartala, Jan 7 (IANS): A five-year-old boy was murdered in Tripura in connection with an old quarrel between two neighbours, police said on Sunday. The killer, an 18-year-old, has been arrested. ...

Tripura Police warn against tinted glasses in vehicles
Agartala, Jan 7 (IANS): Tripura Police on Monday warned of strict action against owners of the vehicles with tinted glasses in order to curb crime in moving vehicles. ...

14,833 khol players set India record
TITABOR, Jan 6 – The traditional khol today made it to the India Book of Records with 14,833 people playing it in unison for 15 minutes here for the first time in the State. ...

2 accused want to be state witnesses
NEW DELHI, Jan 6 – In a desperate bid to escape punishment, two of the six accused in the Delhi gangrape case today told a court that they want to become witnesses on behalf of the state while two others pleaded for legal aid, reports PTI. ...

Maoist threat can’t be ignored: DGP
GUWAHATI, Jan 6 – Though the Maoist rebels are not indulging in major acts of violence, the threat of Left Wing extremism cannot be overlooked, admitted the Director General (DGP) of Assam Police, Jayanta Narayan Choudhury. He also admitted that ethn ...

Growing Indo-Myanmar ties worry China
BEIJING, Jan 6 – Myanmar’s growing rapport with Japan, Western nations and India could influence Sino-Myanmar relations and put pressure on China’s “strategic space” in the southeast Asian nation, Chinese state media said today, reports PTI. ...

Biju Phukan hospitalised
GUWAHATI, Jan 6 – Noted actor Biju Phukan has been admitted to a local nursing home this afternoon after he complained of health complications. ...

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