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Security personnel keeping vigil at Rajpath in New Delhi on Friday, on the eve of the 64th Republic Day. – UNI
Azarenka beats injured Li to retain Australian Open title
MELBOURNE, Jan 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti): Victoria Azarenka retained her Australian Open title Saturday defeating an injury-afflicted Li Na in a dramatic women's singles final at the Melbourne Park here. ...

Defying rebels, Assam celebrates R-Day
GUWAHATI, Jan 26 (IANS): Tens of thousands took part in Republic Day celebrations across Assam Saturday defying rebel calls to boycott official events. ...

Military hardware, cultural diversity blend at R-Day parade
NEW DELHI, Jan 26 (IANS): There was a perfect blend of indigenous military hardware and rich cultural diversity at India's 64th Republic Day parade here Saturday, as the country showcased its rapid military strides as well as its roots with the past. ...

Manipur blast mars Republic Day
IMPHAL, Jan 26 (IANS): A bomb explosion Saturday marred the Republic Day celebrations in Manipur, with Governor Gurbachan Jagat appealing for peace in the troubled state. ...

Meghalaya, Tripura celebrate R-Day
SHILLONG, Jan 26 (IANS): Meghalaya Governor R.S. Mooshahary Saturday appealed to rebel groups to shun violence as thousands defied threats from guerrillas and took part in Republic Day celebrations. ...

US virtually rules out Headley extradition
WASHINGTON, Jan 26 (IANS): The United States virtually ruled out the extradition of Pakistani American David Headley to India even as New Delhi expressed disappointment at the 35-year sentence given to him by a Chicago court. ...

Mizorams' growth rate higher than national average
AIZAWL, Jan 26 (IANS): The gross state domestic product (GSDP) of Mizoram has grown by 9.57 percent during 2011-2012 against the national growth of 8.8 percent, Governor Vakkom B. Purushothaman said here Saturday. ...

Rabha bodies irked over Govt decision
GUWAHATI, Jan 25 – The Rabha organisations have strongly reacted to the State Government’s yesterday announcement that it would go for holding panchayat elections in the Rabha Hasong Autonomous Council (RHAC) areas. The State Election Commission has ...

Bandh turns violent
MIRZA, Jan 25 – With the Panchayat poll already announced, the second day of the 72-hour Rabha Hasang bandh, called by Rabha Hasang Joint Movement Committee (RHJMC), turned violent today as supporters of the bandh torched a three-wheeler at Bhalukdub ...

India unhappy over Headley verdict
NEW DELHI, Jan 25 – India today made clear its disappointment over David Headley not getting a “harsher” sentence than 35 years in jail for helping plot Mumbai terror attack even as the US justified its decision against seeking death penalty for the ...

Sahitya Sabha session from Feb 1
GUWAHATI, Jan 25 – The 72 nd biennial session of the Asam Sahitya Sabha will be held with a four-day programme at the Biswaratna Dr Bhupen Hazarika Samannoykshetra in Barpeta Road from February 1 next. ...

Padmashree for HP Barooah, Ghanakanta Bora
NEW DELHI, Jan 25 – Noted tea planter Hemen--dra Prasad Barooah and Ghanakanta Bora Borbayan have been awarded Padma-shree, while MC Mary Kom is the lone recipient of Padma Bhushan from the Northeast. ...

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