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National Alliance of People’s Movement members with Irom Chanu Sharmila after her release from jail in Imphal on Tuesday. – UB Photos
Candle light vigil marks 'Save Sharmila Week' in Kolkata
Kolkata, March 13 (IANS): Around 150 people came together in a candle light vigil here on Tuesday as part of the 'Save Sharmila Week', in support of Manipuri activist Irom Sharmila Chanu. ...

How can India return to heyday of high growth?
Boston, March 13 (IANS): Where should India invest next to return to the heyday of high growth? Where should the private sector make its bets? And will increased participation in local markets or global markets become necessary tools for today's busi ...

Pakistan-linked terror attack on India could undo thaw, US warns
Washington, March 13 (IANS): With the Lashkar-e-Taeba (LeT), believed to be behind the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, remaining Pakistan's most problematic militant group, the US fears an Islamabad-linked terrorist attack against India could undo effort ...

Dissident MLAs want Gogoi replaced
NEW DELHI, March 12 – Taking their fight to the next level, the rebel group of Congress MLAs have sought change of leadership in Assam, alerting the AICC over the prospect of a split in the Legislature Party. ...

Two chit fund cos duping Assam investors
NEW DELHI, March 12 – The rules may not permit it but ‘chit fund’ companies in Assam have been hoodwinking gullible investors and collecting money by luring them with high returns and attractive packages. Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram, divulge ...

Budget ‘highly ambitious’: Opp
GUWAHATI, March 12 – Members of the treasury bench today described the State Budget presented by Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi in the State Assembly here yesterday for the 2013-14 fiscal as a development-oriented progressive one. On the contrary, Opposi ...

Arsenic contamination detected in 19 districts
GUWAHATI, March 12 – Arsenic contamination of groundwater in 19 of the 27 districts of the State has been detected, said Public Health Engineering Department (PHED) Minister Gautam Roy in reply to a starred question of Ranjit Kumar Das (BJP) in the S ...

Tea tribe MLAs rue inadequate allocation
GUWAHATI, March 12 – The Congress MLAs of the State Assembly belonging to the tea tribe communities have expressed serious resentment over the failure of the Government to allocate more funds in the State Budget for the development of their communiti ...

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