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A view of the river Brahmaputra after a prolonged dry spell at Tezpur on Thursday. UB Photos
Involve Northeast in Look East Policy: ASEAN leader
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS): If India wants its Northeast to benefit from the much publicised Look East Policy, it must bring top leaders of South-east Asia to that region and encourage dialogue and discussion there, says Surin Pitsuwan, till recently ...

Jamir to be appointed Odisha Governor
Shillong, March 9 (IANS): Veteran Congress leader and former Nagaland Chief Minister Senayangba Chubatoshi Jamir is to be appointed Governor of Odisha, an official said on Friday. ...

US honours 'Nirbhaya - brave heart, fearless'
Washington, March 9 (IANS): Nirbhaya, the "Fearless" Delhi gang rape victim, has been honoured with a US "woman of courage" award posthumously for "inspiring people to work together to end violence against women in India and around the world." ...

Four illegal Bangladeshi immigrants freed from Bihar jail
Patna, March 9 (IANS): Four illegal Bangladeshi immigrants, languishing in a Bihar jail for more than three years after their term ended, have been released and handed over to the authorities of their country, police said on Saturday. ...

China's new President to attend BRICS summit
Beijing, March 9 (IANS): China's new President Xi Jinping will attend the fifth summit of BRICS countries' leaders in South Africa, Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi said here on Saturday. ...

Gogoi directive to partymen
GUWAHATI, March 8 In a significant development, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi, who is the leader of the Congress Legislature Party (CLP), today directed party chief whip Nilamani Sen Deka to inform all the party members not to indulge in any signature ...

CM arrives in Delhi
NEW DELHI, March 8 Faced with open rebellion against him by a section of his MLAs, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Friday arrived in the national capital on what was described as a personal visit. Immediately on arrival, the Chief Minister left for T ...

Land swap deal will usher in peace: PM
NEW DELHI, March 8 Amidst a raging controversy over ratification of the land boundary agreement, Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh defended the land boundary agreement saying it would ensure peace and tranquility on the border and remove uncertainti ...

Centre to work out package on ULFA demands
NEW DELHI, March 8 Taking the next step towards fulfilment of the demands made by the pro-talk faction of ULFA, the Centre is likely to start the process of inter-ministerial deliberations to work out a package. ...

Rs 1,659 cr for NE police modernisation in 12 years
NEW DELHI, March 8 The North-Eastern States have been given Rs 1,659 crore during the last 12 years for modernisation and up-gradation of state police forces. ...

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