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The offering of fruits to Shree Shree Jagannath marked the end of the nine-day Kang festival in Imphal on Thursday. – Sobhapati Samom
Justice Sathasivam sworn in as chief justice of India
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS): President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday administered the oath of office to Justice P. Sathasivam as the chief justice of India (CJI). ...

Bangladesh violence hits trade, bus services with India
Agartala, July 19 (IANS): Trade between Tripura and Bangladesh and bus services between Agartala and Dhaka were badly affected due to violence in the neighbouring country after the death sentence to an Islamic party leader, officials said here on Thu ...

Tripura urges PM to help send back Mizo refugees
Agartala, July 19 (IANS): The Tripura government has sought Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's intervention to send back over 37,000 tribal refugees, living in Tripura for 16 years, back to their homes in Mizoram, officials said here on Thursday. ...

Centre raises allocation for mid-day meal scheme
Agartala, July 19 (IANS): The Central government has increased the allocation for the mid-day meal scheme across the country from this month, a Tripura government official said on Thursday. ...

No compromise on safety of downstream areas: CM
GUWAHATI, July 18 – Terming the Uttarakhand flood disaster as a grim warning for Assam, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today told the Assembly that there was an urgent need to have a high-powered authority on the Himalayas for ensuring a scientific and s ...

5 Bills passed in Assembly
GUWAHATI, July 18 – The Government today passed five Bills in the State Assembly. ...

SC quashes common entrance tests
NEW DELHI, July 18 – The Supreme Court today quashed the Medical Council of India’s (MCI) notification for holding common entance tests for MBBS, BDS and post-graduate medical courses, reports PTI. ...

Govt fears Bihar-type tragedy in State
GUWAHATI, July 18 – The mid-day meal poisoning tragedy in Bihar, in which 23 children lost their lives, has alerted the Assam Government as the possibility of such an incident happening in the State cannot be ruled out. Health and Education Minister ...

Govt admits lapses in rural electrification
GUWAHATI, July 18 – Admitting that there had been anomalies in the implementation of the Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana (Rajiv Gandhi Rural Electrification Scheme) in the State, Power Minister Pradyut Bardoloi today told the Assembly that d ...

Anup Chetia extradition process on
NEW DELHI, July 18 – Extradition process of ULFA general secretary Anup Chetia is on, Bangladesh has confirmed, while India has assured it that the Land Boundary Agreement Bill would be introduced in the Parliament for ratification in the ensuing Mon ...

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