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Buddhist monks and members of the Gauhati Buddha Vihara Samity taking out a rally in Guwahati on Wednesday against the July 7 serial bomb blasts in Bodh Gaya. – UB Photos
Centre has accepted Assam proposal for Metro rail: Gogoi
Guwahati, July 11 (IANS): The Central government has accepted an Assam government proposal for a Metro rail project in Guwahati, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said on Thursday while interacting with the media. ...

160,000 service centres to implement national e-Governance
Agartala, July 11 (IANS): India is building a network of over 160,000 Common Services Centres (CSCs) to take a gamut of public services to the very doorstep of the common man as part of the National e-Governance Plan (NeGP), a government official sai ...

Juvenile board defers ruling on Delhi gangrape accused
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS): The Juvenile Justice Board (JJB) today deferred till July 25 its ruling on whether to try an accused in the December 16, 2012 gangrape case as an adult or a juvenile. ...

NDFB cadres killed, seven Kuki rebels nabbed in Assam
Guwahati, July 11 (IANS): In an early-morning swoop on Thursday, security forces gunned down two hardcore militants belonging to the anti-talk faction of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) in Assam's Sonitpur district, police said. ...

Three militants lynched in Meghalaya
Shillong, July 11 (IANS): Angry villagers on Wednesday lynched three militants in Meghalaya, police official said. ...

India set to become world's manufacturing hub: Anand Sharma
New York, July 11 (IANS): With India committed to make itself the manufacturing hub of the world, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma has asked US corporates to look at India as a long term business and investment opportunity. ...

Cabinet recommends revocation of President rule in Jharkhand
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS): The Union Cabinet has recommended to President Pranab Mukherjee revocation of the central rule in Jharkhand, a minister said on Thursday. ...

MPs, MLAs will be disqualified from conviction date: SC
NEW DELHI, July 10 – In a landmark judgement that could cleanse Parliament and Assemblies of criminals, the Supreme Court today struck down a provision in the electoral law that protects a convicted lawmaker from disqualification on the ground of pen ...

76,892 people in 328 villages hit by flood
GUWAHATI, July 10 – The overall flood situation in the State worsened further with the floodwaters affecting a population of 33,653, inundating 116 villages under the six revenue circles of Dhemaji, Jonai, Sissiborgaon and Gogamukh in Dhemaji distric ...

AASU stir against SEBA chief suspended
GUWAHATI, July 10 – The meeting held between the All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) and Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi at his official residence here concluded on a ‘positive’ note this evening with the student body deciding to suspend their agitation foll ...

CID registers 286 cases against 142 NBFCs
GUWAHATI, July 10 – With irregularities by non-banking financial companies (NBFC) becoming a major problem in Assam, the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of Assam Police has so far registered 286 cases against 142 companies. The CID, during th ...

Uncertainty over Chetia extradition
NEW DELHI, July 10 – Uncertainty over extradition of ULFA general secretary Anup Chetia continues, with Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Wednesday clarifying that he is unaware about the latest development in the case. ...

Mahanta not to quit party president post
GUWAHATI, July 10 – In a desperate attempt to tide over the crisis, Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) president Prafulla Kumar Mahanta today said that no member should feel insure within the party fold and went on to concede that the regional force needs to b ...

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