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Bhutanese women waiting in queue to cast their votes in the Parliamentary elections held in the country, in Thimphu on Saturday. – Daily Maverick
PM greets Tobgay for winning Bhutan polls
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday greeted PDP president Tshering Tobgay after his party won the Bhutan elections, in which India's decision to cut subsidies figured in a major way. ...

More Tripura troopers for Bengal polls
AGARTALA, July 14 (IANS): More Tripura State Rifles (TSR) troopers will provide security during panchayat polls in West Bengal, an official said Sunday. ...

N-fission progressing smoothly in Kudankulam plant
CHENNAI, July 14 (IANS): India's 21st nuclear reactor at Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu is functioning well after it began nuclear fission process for the first time Saturday night, a senior official said Sunday. ...

Delhi varsity announces sixth cutoff list
NEW DELHI, July 14 (IANS): Delhi University (DU) Sunday announced the sixth cutoff list for admissions to its various four-year undergraduate programmes. Courses up for grabs for general candidates include commerce, economics and English. ...

Food Security Scheme to cover State in 6 months
NEW DELHI, July 13 – The UPA II’s latest flagship programme, the Food Security Scheme would be rolled out in Assam along with other States on August 20 and the project is targeted to cover the entire State within six months, Chief Minister Tarun Gogo ...

Bofors scandal accused Ottavio Quattrocchi dead
NEW DELHI, July 13 – Italian businessman and Bofors scam accused Ottavio Quattrocchi died after a heart attack in Milan. ...

Opp PDP storms to power in Bhutan
THIMPHU, July 13 – Bhutan’s main opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) tonight stormed to power in the country’s second parliamentary elections during which India’s withdrawal of subsidy on kerosene and cooking gas was a major campaign issue, re ...

Slight improvement in State flood scene
GUWAHATI, July 13 – The overall flood situation in the State has improved today as the floodwaters receded in Chirang and Lakhimpur districts. The flood situation in Dhemaji and Jorhat districts has also improved marginally during the last 24 hours, ...

NSG to train State bomb squad
GUWAHATI, July 13 – Insurgent activities in the State may be on the wane, but to prevent complacency of any kind, Assam Police plans extensive training for its bomb squad and that too by specialists of National Security Guard (NSG). ...

Bangladeshis with visas staying back in State
GUWAHATI, July 13 – “Against the common perception, sneaking in of illegal migrants through the porous Indo-Bangladesh border is very low. In reality, most of the infiltrators come to our country with valid documents and are merged with the populatio ...

Smuggling of weapons from Myanmar worries authorities
GUWAHATI, July 13 – Smuggling of sophisticated weapons from Myanmar to India has become a matter of serious concern and the National Investigation Agency (NIA) is investigating one such case of arms smuggling with an effort to go to the root of the p ...

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