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Vendors unloading vegetables and other items from a boat on the bank of the river Brahmaputra in Guwahati on Wednesday. – UB
Yoga one of most powerful unifying forces: Modi
Dehradun, June 21 (IANS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that yoga has the power to unite individuals, society, country and the world at large, and has emerged as a major unifying force globally. ...

Kota creates world record with 2 lakh people performing yoga
Jaipur, June 21 (IANS): Kota in Rajasthan established a world record on Thursday when around two lakh people performed yoga at one place on the occasion of the International Yoga Day. ...

BJP-ally IPFT for separate State for Tripura tribals
Agartala, June 21 (IANS): The Indigenous People's Front of Tripura (IPFT), the junior ally of ruling BJP, will hold demonstrations across the State in August to spearhead its demand for a separate State, a party leader said on Thursday. ...

Nagaland celebrates Yoga Day
Kohima, June 21 (PTI): Nagaland today joined the rest of the country in celebrating the 4th International Day of Yoga by holding a series of programmes by government departments, security forces and educational institutions. ...

Bishnu Rabha award presented
GUWAHATI, June 20 - Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today presented Bishnu Rabha Award, 2018 to eminent sculptor Dr Janak Jhankar Narzary and dance exponent Guneswar Bhuyan at the central Rabha Divas function held under the aegis of Cultural Affair ...

Assam seeks 150 companies of security forces from Centre
GUWAHATI, June 20 - The Assam Government has sought 150 companies of additional forces from the Centre to deal with any possible law and order problem following the publication of the final draft of the National Register of Citizens (NRC). Meanwhile, ...

State Govt moves SC seeking time
NEW DELHI, June 20 - The Assam Government on Wednesday formally moved the Supreme Court seeking more time to publish the final draft of the National Register of Citizens (NRC). ...

Flood situation in State improving
GUWAHATI, June 20 - A break in the heavy rainfall activities over the NE region for the past about three days has led to a little improvement in the overall flood situation of the State. ...

State minister’s name figures in shady deals
NEW DELHI, June 20 - The alleged involvement of a senior minister in the Sarbananda Sonowal Cabinet in shady deals has startled the national BJP leadership with Prime Minister Narendra Modi today reportedly handing over further investigation of the c ...

Governor’s Rule imposed in J-K
NEW DELHI/ SRINAGAR, June 20 - Jammu and Kashmir was today placed under Governor’s Rule for the fourth time in the last one decade after the BJP withdrew support to its alliance partner PDP, prompting Mehbooba Mufti to resign as the chief minister. ...

Dhubri-Phulbari bridge work likely to be awarded this year
GUWAHATI, June 20 - The Central government has asked the National Highways & Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (NHIDCL) to award the work for the 20-km Dhubri-Phulbari bridge by this year-end. ...

Conservation approach towards State reserve forests needs a relook
GUWAHATI, June 20 - Vast tracts of reserved forests (RFs) that account for a major part of the State’s total forest cover and the associated biodiversity continue to languish for want of focus by the government. Conservationists believe that the negl ...

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