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AGP president Chandra Mohan Patowary leading a party rally towards Raj Bhawan demanding thorough probe into the NC Hills scam in Guwahati on Wednesday. – UB
Borders of NE States cannot be changed: Handique
NEW DELHI, June 24 (IANS) - Borders of the States in the Northeast cannot be changed as this will invite opposition from people, Minister for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) Bijoy Krishna Handique said Thursday. ...

India, Pak Foreign Secretaries' talks end
ISLAMABAD/NEW DELHI, June 24 (IANS) The Foreign Secretaries of India and Pakistan Thursday ended their talks in Islamabad, which will firm up the agenda for the meeting between the Foreign Ministers of the two countries next month. ...

Jaswant Singh rejoins BJP
NEW DELHI, June 24 (IANS) - Ten months after he was expelled from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over his book praising Pakistan founder Mohammad Ali Jinnah, Lok Sabha MP and former External Affairs Minister Jaswant Singh Thursday rejoined the part ...

Obama to meet Manmohan on the sidelines of G-20
WASHINGTON, June 24 (PTI) - US President Barack Obama would meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the sidelines of the G-20 Summit in Toronto, a top Indian official said today. ...

We are sorry, says Canada 25 years after Air India bombing
TORONTO, June 24 (IANS) - In a historic step on the 25th anniversary of the Air India bombing Wednesday, Canada formally accepted blame for the tragedy and apologised to the victim families. ...

Governor asks ultras to come for talks
GUWAHATI, June 23 – The militants should agree to come to the conference table without any reservation for permanent solution of the problem, said Assam Governor, JB Patnaik. He also stressed the need for creating awareness among the people living in ...

ULFA leaders’ release may be complicated
NEW DELHI, June 23 – Though there appeared to be meeting of minds on the issue of resolving the vexed ULFA problem, release of the jailed ULFA leaders is likely to be a complicated and long-drawn process. This much was conveyed by Union Home Minister ...

Gogoi-Mahanta war of words continues
GUWAHATI, June 23 – The war of words between two-time former Chief Minister Prafulla Kumar Mahanta and current Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi continue to gain momentum with the former today alleging that the State Government is trying to shield the accus ...

ADB, river engineers differ on geo-bags
GUWAHATI, June 23 – Resentment prevails among the river engineers here over the persistent pressure from a powerful lobby in the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for use of geo-bags to resist Brahmaputra erosion in Palasbari-Gumi and Dibrugarh. It needs ...

Dr Gohain vents ire on media
NEW DELHI, June 23 – Sanmilita Jatiya Abhibartan (SJA) leader Dr Hiren Gohain today gave vent to his ire on the national media for its poor coverage of the ULFA peace process. ...

Centre may move for Afzal Guru’s execution
NEW DELHI, June 23 – Government is likely to recommend to President Pratibha Patil that the mercy petition of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru be rejected, upholding the death sentence awarded to him by the Supreme Court. ...

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