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The persons who have been infected with HIV due to blood transfusion staging a sit-in protest against the negligence of Mangaldai Civil Hospital staff, at Mangaldai on Sunday. – UB Photos
Cabinet reshuffle this evening
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will effect a Cabinet reshuffle on Monday evening, official sources said. ...

Difficult to work with BJP's new era leaders: Nitish Kumar
Patna, June 17 (IANS): It is difficult to work with Bharatiya Janata Party's new era leaders, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said on Monday, a day after his Janata Dal-United (JD-U) ended a 17-year-old alliance with the saffron party. ...

50 people washed away as heavy rains lash Uttarakhand
Dehradun, June 17 (IANS): Over 10 people are feared dead and 50 were washed away as heavy rains continued to lash Uttarakhand on Monday, officials said. ...

RBI keeps key rates unchanged, warns of inflationary risk
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS): The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Monday kept key policy rates unchanged, after lowering them in each of its previous policy reviews, and warned that the rupee's weakness and rise in administered prices - for instance of dies ...

Grenade attack on police station in Meghalaya
Shillong, June 17 (IANS): Suspected Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) rebels lobbed a grenade at a police station in western part of Meghalaya late on Sunday night but there were no casualties, police said. ...

Chinese role, ties with ULFA may boost Maoists in State
GUWAHATI, June 16 – The Chinese interest in causing problems in India will play an important role in the growth of Maoist rebels and the equations between the Maoists and the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) within the next 10 years. This was t ...

JD(U) snaps ties with BJP
PATNA, June 16 – Denting the NDA ahead of next year’s Lok Sabha elections, JD(U) today dumped BJP in Bihar in protest against the elevation of Narendra Modi, bringing to an end a 17-year-old alliance that had held firm through thick and thin in natio ...

AGP flays CM over land deal, corruption
GUWAHATI, June 16 – Terming Chief Minster Tarun Gogoi as a “modern incarnation of Badan Borphukan”, the Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) accused the State government has pushed Assam into the brink of social and economic crisis and added that the Congress go ...

Digvijay removed, Joshi new Assam in-charge
NEW DELHI, June 16 – In a major relief for Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi’s camp, Congress High Command today replaced Digvijay Singh as AICC general secretary in charge of Assam. Dr CP Joshi has been appointed in his place, while two State Congress memb ...

Poor conviction rate by State police
GUWAHATI, June 16 – Assam Police’s, fight to improve the conviction rate of heinous crimes like murder, rape and abduction failed to yield any distinct result in 2012 although its neighbouring State Mizoram recorded 100 per cent conviction in murder ...

No personal ambition, says Himanta
GUWAHATI, June 16 – A day after Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi charged him with leading the dissident group to realise his dream of becoming the Chief Minister, Health and Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma today tried to soft-pedal the issue, saying ...

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