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An awareness rally being taken out by the Dispur Hospitals on the occasion of World Kidney Day, in Guwahati on Thursday. – AT Photo
LS passes Aadhaar Bill to further empower citizens
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS): The Lok Sabha on Friday passed the Aadhaar Bill to give legal teeth to the government in ensuring its subsidies and services reach the intended beneficiaries directly, thereby going beyond the scheme's current mandate of m ...

RBI orders probe into alleged frauds in loans to farmers
Nagpur, March 11 (IANS): The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has ordered a probe into allegations of irregularities committed by public, private and foreign banks to claim achievements of targets in lending to farmers and the agro-sector, an official sai ...

'Act East policy can boost trade with neighbouring countries'
Agartala, March 11 (IANS): India's 'Act East' policy could help boost trade between the northeastern states and the neighbouring countries, Belgium Ambassador to India Jan Luykx said here on Friday. ...

Ishrat case: SC dismisses PIL seeking relief for police officers
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS): The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a plea seeking to quash a criminal case against Gujarat Police personnel involved in the Ishrat Jahan shootout case in view of Lashkar-e-Taiba operative David Headley's statement. ...

AGP announces list of 25 candidates
GUWAHATI, March 10 - The Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) today announced its list of 25 candidates for the Assembly election that includes former Chief Minister Prafulla Mahanta and the party president Atul Bora. ...

BJP list of 88 candidates
NEW DELHI, March 10 - The BJP late last night announced the names of 88 candidates for the Assam Assembly polls, including those of its Chief Ministerial candidate Sarbananda Sonowal, former Congress leader Himanta Biswa Sarma and Lok Sabha MP Kamakh ...

India launches 6th navigation satellite
SRIHARIKOTA (AP), March 10 - India today successfully put its sixth navigation satellite into the intended orbit in a launch that is just one step away from having its own regional navigation satellite system, that will be on par with the US-based Gl ...

China asked not to harm India’s interests
NEW DELHI, March 10 - The Government has urged China to ensure that interests of downstream States are not harmed by any activity in upstream areas of the Brahmaputra river, Lok Sabha was informed today. ...

ABSU extends support to UPP in BTAD
GUWAHATI, March 10 - The All Bodo Students’ Union (ABSU) will extend support to the United People’s Party (UPP) in the Assembly constituencies under the Bodoland Territorial Autonomous Districts (BTAD) area, while the organisation will make its stand ...

Political row over Mallya’s travel abroad
NEW DELHI, March 10 - A political row erupted today over liquor baron Vijay Mallya leaving India in the middle of a massive loan default probe with Rahul Gandhi accusing the Government of “helping” him, a charge rejected by Finance Minister Arun Jait ...

Probe launched into missing Ishrat papers
NEW DELHI, March 10 - Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said key documents related to the Ishrat Jahan case have gone missing and accused the previous Congress-led Government of a flip-flop over the controversial 2004 shootout that killed the a ...

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