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Gayon Bayan presentation on the occasion of All Assam Ankiya Bhaona Samaroh at Narayanpur Padma Aata Khetra on Friday. – UB
Gogoi outlines welfare measures for tea labourers
Guwahati, Jan 29 (PTI): The Congress government in Assam, often criticised by the Opposition for eyeing the dominant tea garden labour community as a vote bank, has outlined measures for their welfare ahead of the State Assembly election slated for l ...

Agartala-Kolkata bus service via Bangladesh likely: Minister
Agartala, Jan 29 (IANS): New Delhi and Dhaka may soon introduce a direct bus service from this capital of Tripura to Kolkata via Bangladesh, a minister said here on Friday. ...

Meghalaya orders probe into rebel's killing in 'staged' gunfight
Shillong, Jan 29 (IANS): The Meghalaya government on Friday ordered magisterial probe into the killing of a Garo rebel leader in an alleged staged gunfight by security forces. ...

Revised cost for Tripura power project gets nod
Agartala, Jan 29 (IANS): The revised cost estimate of Rs 623.44 crore for Tripura's 100 MW thermal power project has got the green signal from the Union Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), officials said here on Friday. ...

ASEB defers plan on tariff hike
GUWAHATI, Jan 28 – The Assam Power Distribution Company Ltd (APDCL), a successor company of the Assam State Electricity Board (ASEB) has deferred implementation of its proposal to go for a hike in the power tariff to make up for the additional expend ...

Rs 434-cr NEC project on road connectivity
NEW DELHI, Jan 28 – As part of the 11th Plan Projects of the North Eastern Council (NEC), Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) has sanctioned road projects amounting Rs 434.23 crore spread across five states of Assam, Meghalaya, Si ...

Govt committed to farmers: CM
GUWAHATI, Jan 28 – Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today reiterated his Government’s commitment to the uplift of the poor and underprivileged, stating that there cannot be overall development of the State without the progress of farmers and those living i ...

AKRSU stir hits rail traffic
BONGAIGAON, Jan 28 – AKRSU workers and supporters today blocked the rail track near Dangtola railway station under Dhaligaon PS in Chirang district around 11 am for two and a half hours. ...

Govt looking into black money
NEW DELHI, Jan 28 – Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee today said that two groups are looking into the different aspects of black money, including an amnesty scheme to unearth unaccounted wealth, reports PTI. ...

Karmapa cash haul
DHARAMSALA/NEW DELHI, Jan 28 – Police claimed to have seized foreign currency valued at over Rs six crore during raids in the offices of a trust backed by 17th Karmapa Ugyen Trinley Dorje, who investigators believe could be having links with Chinese ...

No truck with Congress, says Ajmal
NALBARI, Jan 28 – All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) president Badaruddin Ajmal said that his party has no plan to have poll alliance with the Congress for the ensuing Assembly poll proposed to be held in the month of April. ...

Foundations ‘Cong gimmick’
GUWAHATI, Jan 28 – Accusing the ruling Congress of starting a ‘foundation stone laying politics’, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Assam Pradesh unit today slammed the State government saying that such undue haste in laying foundation stones smacked ...

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