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GMC Commissioner Monalisa Goswami checking trade licences at Ulubari in Guwahati on Friday. – UB Photos
Dhoni becomes fifth Indian to breach 10k-run mark in ODIs
SYDNEY, Jan 12: Former skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Saturday became the fifth Indian to reach the elusive 10,000-run mark in One-Day Internationals (ODIs) for the country. ...

Sikkim CM launches 'One Family, One Job' scheme
GANGTOK, Jan 12: Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling on Saturday launched the 'One Family, One Job' scheme that envisions jobs to a member of every family which does not have a government job in the state. ...

Soldier shoots self in J&K
SRINAGAR, Jan 12: An Army soldier has shot himself dead inside a camp in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district, authorities said. ...

Mayawati announces BSP tie-up with SP in Lok Sabha polls
LUCKNOW, Jan 12: BSP chief Mayawati on Saturday announced that her party and the Samajwadi Party (SP) will fight together in an alliance in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. ...

Three half-centuries guide Australia to 288/5 vs India
SYDNEY, Jan 12: Some fantastic middle-order batting by Australia helped them post 288/5 against India in the first ODI of the three-match rubber at the Sydney Cricket Ground here on Saturday. ...

2 held while consuming drugs in Silchar mall
SILCHAR, Jan 12: Two persons have been caught redhanded by security persons of Goldighi Municipal Shopping Mall while they were consuming drugs inside the mall on Friday evening. ...

India dismisses Pakistan's allegation regarding Chinese mission attack
NEW DELHI, Jan 12: India has dismissed allegations by Pakistan about playing a role in the terrorist attack on the Chinese mission in Karachi last year saying Islamabad should instead take credible action against support to terrorism. ...

Police in Goa treat travellers like criminals: Tourism body
PANAJI, Jan 12: Exorbitant taxis and over-enthusiastic policemen, who are trigger-happy penalising outstation vehicles, need to be reined in to salvage Goa's image as a friendly and feasible tourist destination, a tourism body official said. ...

First Hindu in US Congress, Tulsi Gabbard, to run for President
NEW YORK, Jan 12: The race for UnS presidency in next year's election is likely to see a Hindu representative and a senator of part-Indian-American descent vying for the Democratic Party's nomination. ...

Facebook planned to sell users' data in 2012: Report
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 12: Facebook considered selling users' data to companies some years ago but later decided to act against it, the media reported. ...

Dr Gohain, Akhil get interim bail
GUWAHATI, Jan 11 - The Gauhati High Court today granted interim anticipatory bail to intellectual Dr Hiren Gohain and KMSS leader Akhil Gogoi against whom the police had registered a case slapping sedition charges. ...

Emergency-like situation in Tripura: NESO
GUWAHATI, Jan 11 - Denied permission to meet some of the persons injured in the police firing during the January 8 North East shutdown against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in Tripura, a delegation of the North East Students’ Organization (NESO) t ...

Bandh evokes mixed response in State
GUWAHATI, Jan 11 - The 12-hour Assam bandh called by the Coordination Committee of Tribal Organizations of Assam today, in protest against the Bill that aims to grant ST status to six ethnic communities, evoked mixed response in the State. ...

Sanctions to prosecute 5 officers obtained: CBI
NEW DELHI, Jan 11 - The CBI today informed a Delhi court that the Centre has granted sanction to prosecute five people, including serving and former bureaucrats, accused in the Aircel-Maxis case involving Congress leader and ex-Union minister P Chida ...

Rajbongshi quits, DN Bezboruah to stay
GUWAHATI, Jan 11 - With one member after another quitting the high-level committee formed by the Centre for implementing Clause 6 of the Assam Accord, the efficacy of the panel has come under cloud. ...

Proof of religious persecution will be needed
NEW DELHI, Jan 11 - Legal trouble for Bengali Hindu migrants, who have taken shelter in India, may not be over as yet, with the Ministry of Home Affairs recommending that those seeking citizenship will have to first prove that they are victims of rel ...

Massive reshuffle in State police
GUWAHATI, Jan 11 - The Home Department today effected a major reshuffle in the police machinery, transferring as many as 22 district superintendents of police. ...

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