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File photo of Dara Singh (centre) with Late RG Baruah (left) during one of his visits to Guwahati to participate in wrestling exhibitions in aid of construction of Nehru Stadium.
Four nabbed for molesting teenager in Guwahati
Guwahati, July 13 (IANS): Four of the 11 men who molested and stripped a teenage girl outside a pub here in Guwahati four days ago have been arrested, police said today as questions were raised over their tardiness in taking action on an incident tha ...

Three Bodo militants killed in Goalpara
Guwahati, July 13 (IANS): Three suspected cadres of the anti-talk faction of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) were gunned down on Friday, police said. The incident took place in Salpara village in Assam's Goalpara district. ...

Lashkar planning 'big strikes' in India: Abu Jundal
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS): With a Kashmir at peace not to their liking, the Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba is planning major terror attacks in the state and elsewhere in India, Abu Jundal, one of the arrested handlers of the 2008 Mumbai attackers, ha ...

India successfully tests n-capable Agni-I missile
Bhubaneswar, July 13 (IANS): India today successfully test-fired its indigenously developed nuclear-capable surface-to-surface Agni-I missile from a military base in Odisha, a defence official said. ...

Hope runs out for Meghalaya's trapped 'rat-hole' miners
Shillong, July 13 (IANS): The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team on Friday called off the operation to rescue 15 miners trapped in a flooded coal pit in Meghalaya since July 6, an official said. ...

12-hour shutdown cripples life in Tripura
Agartala, July 13 (IANS): The 12-hour shutdown on Friday called by the youth and student wings of the Congress party to protest alleged irregularities in medical and engineering entrance examinations has crippled life in Tripura. ...

BJP demands implementation of SC order
GUWAHATI, July 12 – The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Assam Pradesh on Thursday demanded of the Government to sincerely implement the Supreme Court directives on identification and deportation of foreigners in the State. ...

AHRC asks Govt to probe post-flood situation
GUWAHATI, July 12 – Expressing deep concern over the flood havoc in the river island Majuli where more than one lakh people have been rendered shelterless overnight besides loss of human and animal life, a Division Bench of the Assam Human Rights Com ...

Dara Singh helped build Nehru Stadium
GUWAHATI, July 12 – Wrestling legend and actor Dara Singh had a close involvement with Assam, and not many would know that his wrestling bouts in Guwahati were a fund-raising endeavour by the late RG Baruah for construction of the Nehru Stadium. ...

AASU slams Govt’s failure on illegal influx
GUWAHATI, July 12 – Seven years have passed since the controversial Illegal Migrants (Determination by Tribunals) Act was scrapped by the Supreme Court, but till date, the Central and State Governments have failed to take effective steps for the dete ...

Mob kills man mistaken for kidnapper
TEZPUR, July 12 – A sensational situation has prevailed here in Sonitpur district after the incident of death of a person who was severely assaulted by the public on charges of kidnaping of a youth. One Baneswar Nath of Puthimari-Baruadalani area und ...

Ramdev for voting out anti-people Govt
GUWAHATI, July 12 – Yoga guru and anti-corruption crusader Baba Ramdev today said that the agitation against big dams must be able to change the course of Assam’s politics by voting out the anti-people Government out of power. ...

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