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Villagers preparing bhela ghars ahead of the Bhogali Bihu festivities at Garamdeu, Mushalpur, in Baksa district on Friday. – UB Photos
Govt open to proposals to further cleanse pol funding: Jaitley
New Delhi, Jan 7 (PTI): The electoral bonds mechanism is a substantial improvement in transparency over the present system and the government is open to suggestions to further cleanse political funding, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Sunday. ...

Four weightlifters killed in Delhi in dense fog
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS): Four national-level weightlifters were killed and two others, including a world champion, were seriously injured when the car in which they were travelling met with an accident here in dense fog early on Sunday, police said. ...

Centre announces tourism package in Meghalaya
Shillong, Jan 7 (IANS): Union Tourism Minister KJ Alphons on Sunday announced a tourism package of Rs 70 crore to develop religious and spiritual circuits in the State. ...

ASEAN centrality essential for Indo-Pacific peace, prosperity: India
Singapore, Jan 7 (IANS): India on Sunday reiterated that the leadership and centrality of the southeast Asian region is essential for the peace and prosperity of the Indo-Pacific region. ...

Eight Chinese pharma firms may be blacklisted over quality issues
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS): The Indian government has issued showcause notices to, and may soon blacklist, eight Chinese pharmaceutical companies found to be supplying poor quality raw material to drug manufacturers in this country. ...

Lalu jailed for 3 and half years, fined Rs 10 lakh
RANCHI, Jan 6 - A special CBI court today sentenced RJD chief Lalu Prasad to three-and-a-half years in jail and imposed a fine of Rs 10 lakh on him in a fodder scam case relating to fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 89.27 lakh from the Deoghar Treasury 21 ...

Karbi hamlet off Kaziranga gears up to woo tourists
BURHAPAHAR (KAZIRANGA), Jan 6 - Wildlife tourism in Kaziranga is set to add to it a flavour of authentic ethnic cuisine amid the idyllic surroundings of a Karbi village, thanks to a joint endeavour of the WWF-India and Kaliabor subdivisional administ ...

Temporary security measures bleeding State exchequer
GUWAHATI, Jan 6 - Because of its failure to make permanent security arrangements, the Assam government is losing crores of rupees every year on barricading and temporary beautification of Guwahati during holding of any major event or VVIP visit. What ...

Assam family approaches PMO demanding action into kin’s death
NEW DELHI, Jan 6 - The family of 42-year-old man from Assam, who died at a hospital here due to alleged wrong treatment by a man impersonating as a doctor, has urged the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) to look into the matter and take action against th ...

4 policemen killed in Kashmir blast
SRINAGAR, Jan 6 - Four policemen on patrol duty were killed today in an improvised explosive device blast by militants in a market in Sopore township, the first IED attack in Kashmir since 2015. ...

ULFA-I hideout busted
ITANAGAR, Jan 6 - Security forces in Arunachal Pradesh have destroyed a temporary hideout of the banned United Liberation Front of Asom (Independent) in Changlang district. ...

Privilege notice against Rahul sent to LS Speaker
NEW DELHI, Jan 6 - Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu today sent a privilege notice against Rahul Gandhi to Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan for further action, holding that “prima facie there is an issue of privilege”, sources said. ...

Fund crunch hits PHE Department
GUWAHATI, Jan 6 - An amount of around Rs 270 crore is outstanding to contractors; some 1,327 schemes are lying defunct and not a single new scheme has been taken up this financial year; if Minister Rihon Daimary’s Public Health Engineering Department ...

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