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Noted litterateur Imran Shah receiving the Assam Valley Literary Award, 2009 from wellknown historian and travel writer William Dalrymple at the Pragjyoti ITA centre in Guwahati on Saturday. – AT photo
Tripura constitutes police accountability commission
AGARTALA, March 28 (IANS): The Tripura government has constituted a police accountability commission to ensure "impartial and efficient" policing, an official said here Sunday. ...

Obama names Indian American to key agricultural post
WASHINGTON, March 28 (IANS): After waiting for months for the Senate to act, President Barack Obama has announced he would bypass a vacationing senate to make recess appointments of 15 nominees, including an Indian American agricultural scientist as ...

Opp prepares for legal battle
GUWAHATI, March 27 – The after-shock of the yesterday election to the two Rajya Sabha (RS) seats of the State may result in a political tumult with the Opposition camp preparing for a legal battle, including an election case. ...

SIT grills Modi for 5 hours
GANDHINAGAR, March 27 – Chief Minister Narendra Modi was today questioned for five hours by the Supreme Court-appointed SIT on his alleged role in the Gujarat riots, the first time he was being probed since the carnage eight years back, reports PTI. ...

Assam Valley Award conferred on Imran Shah
GUWAHATI, March 27 – The Assam Valley Literary Award-2009 was conferred on littérateur Imran Shah in Guwahati today. Noted for his short stories, Shah has also proved his mettle with poetry, novels and a few plays. Besides, he has translated literary ...

India test-fires N-capable missiles
BALASORE (ORISSA), March 27 – India successfully test-fired two nuclear-capable medium-range ballistic missiles Prithvi-II and Dhanush in quick succession early today from different locations off the Orissa coast, adding more firepower to the armed f ...

India to create tea garden database
BANGALORE, March 27 – India would take the help of satellite images to map tea gardens, their inventory and landuse and generate a detailed database, reports PTI. ...

CPM sit-in tomorrow over ST status
GUWAHATI, March 27 – Members of the State unit of the CPI-M will stage a sit-in demonstration in front of the State Assembly on March 29 in support of the demand for schedule tribe (ST) status to the six ethnic groups, as part of their intensive agit ...

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