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CBI officials carrying the sealed trunks with the seized amount. (Inset) RH Khan. – UB photos
Manipur crisis lingers, govt says goods to move Saturday
NEW DELHI/IMPHAL, June 16 (IANS) - The government Wednesday said the first convoy of goods to Manipur is expected to move Saturday, as a blockade of roads into the north-eastern State by Naga tribal groups continued despite a decision to send in forc ...

Probe ordered into Tripura woman's parading
AGARTALA, June 16 (IANS) - The Tripura government has ordered a police probe into a tribal woman being paraded naked earlier this month after a kangaroo court held her guilty of sexual misconduct, Chief Minister Manik Sarkar said Wednesday. ...

Naga blockade lifted, but trucks yet to reach Manipur
IMPHAL, June 16 (IANS) - Trucks carrying essentials to Manipur were yet to roll into the State Wednesday, a day after the apex Naga tribal students' group lifted a more than two-month long economic blockade, officials said. ...

Eight Maoists killed in Bengal, bodies recovered
LALGARH (West Bengal), June 16 (IANS) - Eight Maoist guerrillas, including three women, were killed in a gunfight with security forces near this Maoist stronghold, police said Wednesday, adding that all the bodies had been recovered and a teenage boy ...

US opposes China-Pakistan nuke deal
WASHINGTON, June 16 (IANS) - The United States has said it would oppose a proposed nuclear deal between China and Pakistan as it requires a specific exemption from the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) like the US deal with India. ...

Guwahati's landscape to change with satellite towns, BRT systems
GUWAHATI, June 16 (IANS) - Fast-growing Guwahati has seen haphazard development and faces a mismanaged network of too many buses. But now three new satellite townships and two Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) corridors are set to give its landscape a makeover ...

Rs 13.45 cr seized from RH Khan kin’s house
GUWAHATI, June 15 – The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) today recovered an amount of Rs 13.45 crore from the residence of a relative of RH Khan, one of the accused in the financial scam in NC Hills Autonomous Council. ...

Nagaland, Manipur Chief Secys to meet
NEW DELHI, June 15 – Notwithstanding the announcement by the Naga agitators to suspend the road blockade, the Union Home Ministry has convened an emergent meeting of the Chief Secretaries of Nagaland and Manipur here tomorrow to work out the measures ...

PM to meet SJA leaders on ULFA talks
NEW DELHI, June 15 – The ULFA peace process is likely to gather momentum in the coming days, with Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh expected to meet the leaders of the Sanmilita Jatiya Abhibartan (SJA) shortly. ...

Centre urged to roll back gas price hike
NEW DELHI, June 15 – Alarmed by the sharp rise in prices of natural gas leading to rise in cost of power, the Assam Government today called for rollback of the hike in prices of natural gas in the State. ...

NRL refutes ONGC allegation
GUWAHATI, June 15 – The Numaligarh Refinery Ltd (NRL) today refuted the allegations levelled against it by the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd (ONGCL) that its shutdown had caused the latter huge losses, as unfounded. ...

US puts India on trafficking watch list
NEW DELHI, June 15 – Placing India in Tier 2 Watch List for the seventh consecutive year, the US State Department citing reports by NGOs said that an increasing number of girls from the North-east are duped with promises of employment and then forced ...

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