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Tea workers celebrating May Day at Namdang Tea Estate in Margherita on Wednesday. UB Photos
Raina's hundred takes Chennai to 186/4
CHENNAI, May 2 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings amassed 186 runs for the loss of four wickets in their Indian Premier League match against Kings XI Punjab here Thursday. ...

Sarabjit was India's brave son, says PM
NEW DELHI, May 2 (IANS): A "deeply saddened" Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday condoled the passing way of Sarabjit Singh and termed him a brave son of India. ...

Sarabjit dead, Indo-Pak ties take another nosedive
NEW DELHI/LAHORE, May 2 (IANS): Indian death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh died in a Pakistan hospital early Thursday, succumbing to his injuries six days after being attacked by his fellow inmates in jail and pushing the fraught India-Pakistan equatio ...

1 killed, 25 hurt in Meghalaya cyclonic storm
SHILLONG, May 2 (IANS): One person was killed and at least 25 others were injured in a cyclonic storm in Meghalaya's West Khasi Hills district Thursday, officials said. ...

SC commutes death sentence: Mahendra Das gets life imprisonment
NEW DELHI, May 1 In a major relief to death row convict, Mahendra Nath Das, the Supreme Court on Tuesday commuted his death sentence to life imprisonment, but he has to remain in jail till his death. Awaiting his hanging since 1997, he is currently ...

Army chief briefs Cabinet on incursion
NEW DELHI, May 1 Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh today briefed the Cabinet on the incursion issue in Ladakh, where Chinese troops have put up tents 19 km inside Indian territory, and steps taken by the force to resolve the crisis, reports PTI. ...

State Maoists trained in Jharkhand, Arunachal
GUWAHATI, May 1 Armed cadres of the Maoist rebels of Assam received training in handling of weapons in Jharkhand and jungles of Arunachal Pradesh and efforts are on by the rebels to spread their bases to other parts of the North East region. ...

Tarun Duvarah Oil Award to Biju Phukan, Tapan Bardoloi
GUWAHATI, May 1 Actor Biju Phukan and artist Tapan Bardoloi have been chosen for the Tarun Duvarah Memorial Oil India Award-2012. ...

Curfew relaxed in Goalpara
GOALPARA, May 1 Moilaputa and its adjoining areas are gradually limping back to normal after days of tension with no untoward incidents being reported following relaxation of curfew from 10 am to 5 pm today. ...

Illegal property to be confiscated
NEW DELHI, May 1 Property illegally acquired by a corrupt public servant will be confiscated and a time line has been set for securing sanction to prosecute serving and retired public servants under a bill approved today, reports PTI. ...

Vice President releases book on Dinesh Goswami
NEW DELHI, May 1 Hailing Dinesh Goswami as one of the tallest Parliamentarians of his time, Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari said his works on electoral reforms were still relevant today. ...

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  • NESSIA opposes proposed power tariff hike
  • Low-cost nest boxes to help house sparrows
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  • Lightning injures 19 in Chirang
  • Majuli land mass up by 20 sq km
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