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Artistes presenting Chordhora Jhumura, an Ankiya Bhaona written by Vaishnavite saint Madhabdeva during the Srimanta Sankaradeva Bengaluru Initiative 2013 programme in Bengaluru on Saturday. – UB Photos
Special package for Northeast, hill States: Sonia
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS): India should take seven crore families out of poverty in the next 10 years, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi said on Monday, while announcing that the government was preparing a special package for the Northeast and hill States ...

112 killed as fire ravages China slaughterhouse
Beijing, June 3 (IANS): At least 112 people were killed and 54 injured on Monday when a major fire engulfed a slaughterhouse in China's Jilin province, said authorities. ...

'India, Bangladesh should join hands to manage floods'
Dhaka, June 3 (IANS) With India and Bangladesh bearing the brunt of floods annually, a consequence of their location in the world's second-largest river basin, experts in both the countries are stressing on adopting an "integrated approach" and "regi ...

Bangladeshi agent held, Pakistani spy jailed in Tripura
Agartala, June 3 (IANS): A secret agent of the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) of Bangladesh was arrested in Tripura, while a local court here sentenced a Pakistani spy to four years in jail, officials said on Monday. ...

Hunt on for Meghalaya cop for raping two minors
Shillong, June 3 (IANS): A Meghalaya Police officer who escaped police custody after being held on suspicion of raping two minor girls is still on the run, and efforts are on to nab him, police said on Monday. ...

Joneja, 15, becomes youngest Indian to climb Everest
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS): At 15 years and seven months, Raghav Joneja has become the youngest Indian to scale Mount Everest, climbing the peak with five teenage mates from Lawrence School, Sanawar. ...

55 killed in China slaughterhouse fire
Beijing, June 3 (IANS): At least 55 people were killed on Monday when a major fire swept through a poultry processing plant in northeast China's Jilin province, authorities said. ...

No new Bill likely on CBI autonomy
NEW DELHI, June 2 – The Government may not push ahead with a bill on CBI but do some tweaking of provisions in the law relating to the agency. ...

Collegium system needs to be replaced: Sibal
NEW DELHI, June 2 – Asserting that Government must have a say in the appointment of judges, Law Minister Kapil Sibal has said that a proposal to replace the 20-year-old Collegium system to choose judges will be moved “very soon” before the Cabinet. ...

Staff shortage hits Forensic Science Lab
GUWAHATI, June 2 – Modern-day policing’s most potent asset is slowly becoming the chink in Assam Police’s armour! ...

Vaishnavite play regales Bengaluru
GUWAHATI, June 2 – These cultural ambassadors from the youngest to the oldest should be representing India across the world, opined Veerappa Moily, very impressed after seeing dance drama Chordhora Jhumura during the Sankaradeva Movement Bengaluru In ...

China tried to help Pak during Kargil war: Shekhatkar
GUWAHATI, June 2 – China tried to indirectly help Pakistan during the Kargil war by keeping the Indian Army occupied in the eastern sector so that the Indian troop movement to the western sector from the east remained restricted. This disturbing fact ...

Pradyut working for capitalists, claims AGP
GUWAHATI, June 2 – A day after Power, Commerce & Industry Minister Pradyut Bordoloi accused the Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) of having links with insurgents, the opposition party today hit back by terming the minister as an “adopted son of the big capita ...

State Aryabhatta centres to be provided telescopes
GUWAHATI, June 2 – With a view to providing an experience of astronomy to students across the nook and corner of Assam, the government has initiated a special project to provide telescopes to all the Aryabhatta Science Centres located in 219 developm ...

One more held in Gadapani murder case
GUWAHATI, June 2 – Another hardcore member of the Kamatapur Liberation Oraganisation (KLO) has been arrested by Assam Police in Cooch Behar for his alleged direct involvement in senior Agriculture department engineer Gadapani Pathak abduction and sub ...

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