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Meghalaya Governor RS Mooshahary with the Tarun Duvarah Memorial Oil India Award-2010 recipients noted artist Benu Misra and eminent music director Ramen Baruah in Guwahati on Tuesday. Smt Sudha Duvarah and BN Talukdar, Director (ED), Oil India are also seen. – Photo: Samarendra Sarma
Separate high courts to be set up in NE States
Agartala, March 2 (IANS): The Central government has taken an initiative to set up separate high courts in the northeastern States of Tripura, Manipur and Meghalaya, union Law and Justice Minister M Veerappa Moily said today. ...

US court summons Congress party on Sikh riots case
New York, March 2 (IANS): A US court has issued summons to India's Congress party to answer charges of "conspiring, aiding, abetting and carrying out organized attacks on Sikh population of India in November 1984". ...

Bangladesh hands over two more ULFA rebels to India
Shillong, March 2 (IANS): The Bangladesh authorities have handed over two more leaders of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) to Indian border guards in Meghalaya, an official said on Tuesday. ...

Pak Minority Affairs Minister assassinated
Islamabad, Mar 2 (PTI): Pakistan's Minority Affairs Minister Shahbaz Bhatti, a vocal critic of the controversial blasphemy law, was today shot dead by gunmen who ambushed his car near his residence here, the second high-profile politician to be assas ...

Left government in Tripura unhappy with Budget, protests
Agartala, March 2 (IANS): Groups affiliated to Tripura's ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) on Tuesday organised demonstrations across the State to protest the "deprivation of the northeastern region" in the Union Budget unveiled the day ...

Two-phase polls in State on April 4 & 11
NEW DELHI, March 1 – Assam will have two-phase polls on April 4 and 11, when elections to all the 126 Legislative Assembly constituencies (LACs) would be held. Counting of votes will take place on May 13. The model code of conduct has come into immed ...

Tarun Duvarah award presented
GUWAHATI, March 1 – The Tarun Duvarah Memorial Oil India Award 2010 was presented to eminent painter Benu Misra and distinguished music director and singer Ramen Baruah at a function held in the city today. ...

Mixed response to poll schedule
GUWAHATI, March 1 – The decision of the Election Commission (EC) to hold the elections to the Assam Legislative Assembly in two phases has evoked mixed reaction from the political parties of the state. While, the ruling Congress welcomed the decision ...

20 pc Indians evacuated from Libya
NEW DELHI, March 1 – Almost 20 per cent of an estimated 18,000 Indians in Libya have been evacuated even as the government received landing clearance for three special flights daily from India to Tripoli up to March 12, extending the March 7 time per ...

Action against anti-talk ULFA to continue
NEW DELHI, March 1 – Possibility of the Central Government signing any ceasefire pact with the pro-talk group of ULFA, looks remote, as it claimed that an informal pact is already in place. ...

State CPI predicts hung Assembly
GUWAHATI, March 1 – Hours before the Election Commission of India announced poll dates, the state unit of Communist Party of India (CPI) today predicted a hung Assembly in the forthcoming elections in Assam. ...

Dr Hazarika released from hospital
GUWAHATI, March 1 – Eminent artist and music composer Bhupen Hazarika was discharged from hospital here today following improvement in his health, reports PTI. ...

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