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A road in the Nabin Nagar area following Sunday morning rains in Guwahati. – UB Photos
Assam's Bihu, Bhortal dances to open Italian film fest
GUWAHATI, July 6 (IANS): Bihu and Bhortal - two traditional dance forms of Assam - will be performed by school students from the State at the opening of the 45th Giffoni International Film Festival in Italy next week. ...

Monitoring Greek crisis; may hit India indirectly: Govt
NEW DELHI, July 6 (IANS): The government on Monday said it was closely monitoring the Greek situation and euro market movement after the rejection of creditors' austerity proposals in a referendum posed the possibility of Greece's exit from the euro ...

'NSCN-K abrogated ceasefire under Paresh Baruah's influence'
NEW DELHI, July 6 (IANS): The Khaplang faction of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN-K) abrogated the ceasefire deal with the Indian government under the influence of ULFA leader Paresh Baruah, according to two former leaders of the NSC ...

Sania-Martina enter Wimbledon quarters
WIMBLEDON, July 6 (IANS): The Indo-Swiss tennis combine of Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis came out with a clinical performance to enter the women's doubles quarterfinals of Wimbledon here on Monday. ...

Cotton College gets UGC ‘heritage’ status
GUWAHATI, July 5 – With an aim at conserving college campuses that are over 100 years old, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has granted ‘heritage’ status to 19 institutions across the country, including the historic Cotton College here, and has ...

Rashtrapati Bhawan files complaint against Lalit Modi
NEW DELHI, July 5 – The Rashtrapati Bhawan has filed a complaint with the Delhi Police against former IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi for posting “defamatory” tweets against President Pranab Mukherjee and his Secretary Omita Paul. ...

1 more grilled over Hatigaon triple murder
GUWAHATI, July 5 – The Special Investigation Team probing the Hatigaon triple murder case today questioned one Jyoti Bordoloi, who was in close acquaintance with Bhaskar Dutta, who has already been arrested in this connection. ...

New revelations about NSCN(K) activities
GUWAHATI, July 5 – Militant outfit NSCN(K) withdrew from the ceasefire agreement with the Government of India soon after signing a formal agreement with the Government of Myanmar. However, the decision to withdraw from the ceasefire agreement with th ...

Boost to Cong
GUWAHATI, July 5 – The Assam Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) today claimed that over 500 members of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the All Assam Bhojpuri Yuva Parishad (AABYP) members, including some BJP and AABYP leaders, joined it at a func ...

Govt plans to plant 25 lakh saplings
GUWAHATI, July 5 – Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today said that as a part of the ongoing Van Mahotsav Week, the State Government plans to plant 25 lakh saplings throughout Assam. ...

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