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Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal lighting the ceremonial lamp at the inaugural function of the First Guwahati International Children Film Festival at Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra in Guwahati on Saturday. – UB Photos
Sushmita Dev starts LS poll campaign in Silchar, faces ire
SILCHAR, Jan 20: Congress MP from Silchar Sushmita Dev on Sunday said that the 2019 Lok Sabha elections will be a fight between "anti-poor" and "anti-constitutional" Prime Minister Narendra Modi versus the "pro-people approach" of the Congress. ...

Amit Shah discharged from AIIMS
NEW DELHI, Jan 20: BJP President Amit Shah was on Sunday discharged from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here where he was admitted after contracting swine flu. ...

Chronic doctor shortage affecting Delhi government-run hospitals
NEW DELHI, Jan 20: Delhi government-run hospitals, which serve not only the local population but also the neighbouring states, are struggling with a chronic shortage of doctors and are making recruitments on contract or ad-hoc basis to tackle the cru ...

No liquor sale in Rajasthan after 8 pm
JAIPUR, Jan 20: Rajasthan Chief Minster Ashok Gehlot has issued a strict order to the officials to stop sale of liquor after 8 pm at all shops in the state. ...

World's cutest dog dies of 'broken heart'
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 20: Boo, the world's cutest dog, has died of a "broken heart", his owners have confirmed. ...

Thousands march across US to protest against Trump
WASHINGTON, Jan 20: Tens of thousands of people demonstrated in Washington D.C. and in nearly 300 other US cities in the third annual Women's March to protest against the policies of President Donald Trump and to stand up for women's rights. ...

Tea body chief moots promotion of tea as aspirational experience
GUWAHATI, Jan 20: There is a need for an image makeover for the tea, particularly to attract the young generations towards the hot cuppa, said President of the Tea Association of India (TAI) Mudit Kumar. ...

Citizenship Bill won't hamper interests of indigenous communities: Sonowal
GUWAHATI, Jan 20: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has said that disinformation is being spread over the Citizenship Amendment Bill across the state, saying the bill, if passed, will allow the six minority communities to apply for citizenship ...

Opp parties join hands, vow to oust Modi
KOLKATA, Jan 19 - Leaders from over a dozen Opposition parties today came together and vowed at a mega rally here to put up a united fight in the coming Lok Sabha elections and oust Prime Minister Narendra Modi from power. ...

Stay of persecuted minorities from neighbouring countries regularised
GUWAHATI, Jan 19 - Though different organisations of Assam and other states of the Northeast have been agitating against the Centre’s move to push through the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, the Government of India has already regularised the sta ...

Alliance against people: Modi
SILVASSA, Jan 19 - On a day when many Opposition parties came together on a common platform in Kolkata, Prime Minister Narendra Modi hit out at their proposed ‘mahagathbandhan’ or grand alliance, saying it is a combine of those whom he had prevented ...

Accord with Naga armed groups soon: Ravi
HYDERABAD, Jan 19 - A proposed accord with Naga armed groups is expected to be concluded soon, Deputy National Security Adviser RN Ravi said today. ...

Bid to consolidate boundaries of reserve forests
GUWAHATI, Jan 19 - With a view to consolidating forest boundaries, the State forest department has asked the divisional forest officers to prepare a report on the status of reserve forests (RFs) in their respective areas of jurisdiction as well as pr ...

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