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Former President APJ Abdul Kalam being felicitated at an interactive session with employees of Guwahati Refinery in Guwahati on Saturday. –UB Photos
Knight Riders restrict RCB to 115/9
RANCHI, May 12 (IANS): Kolkata Knight Riders restricted Royal Challengers Bangalore to 115 for nine in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the JSCA International Stadium Complex here Sunday. ...

Nawaz Sharif set to lead Pak for third time
ISLAMABAD, May 12 (IANS): Nawaz Sharif, who has twice been Pakistan's prime minister, is set to lead the country for the third time after unofficial results placed his party in a comfortable position against his political rivals. ...

Maoists trying to establish foothold in NE: Mooshahary
SHILLONG, May 12 (IANS): Meghalaya Governor R.S. Mooshahary Sunday cautioned that Maoists were trying to establish their foothold in India's northeastern region. ...

President to visit Assam, Nagaland
NEW DELHI, May 12 (IANS): President Pranab Mukherjee will be on a three-day visit to Assam and Nagaland from Monday, said an official statement here. ...

Joshi gets Railways, Law for Sibal
NEW DELHI, May 11 – Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal was today given additional charge of Law Ministry while Road and Transport Minister CP Joshi the Railways portfolio, following the resignation of Ashwani Kumar and Pawan Bansal last night, reports PTI. ...

Proposal for CCTV in jails gathers dust
GUWAHATI, May 11 – The Assam Government continues to sit over the proposal for installation of close circuit television cameras in all the 31 jails in the State for nearly two years now even as manual surveillance of prisons has become history in mos ...

AASU memo to PM
GUWAHATI, May 11 – A delegation of All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) comprising its president Shankar Prasad Roy, general secretary Tapan Gogoi and advisor Samujjal Bhattacharyya today met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi and discussed vario ...

Resignation ‘only option’ for PM, says BJP
NEW DELHI, May 11 – Sharpening its attack in the wake of resignations of two Union ministers on charges of impropriety, BJP today asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to do an honest introspection and step down as it is the “only option” for him, repo ...

President to visit State tomorrow
GUWAHATI, May 11 – President Pranab Mukherjee will visit Assam on May 13 which will be his first visit to the State after assuming office of the President. ...

Breach plugging work to end by May 15
GUWAHATI, May 11 – The Water Resources Department (WRD) has undertaken works to plug 74 breaches that occurred on the dykes of the rivers across the State during 2012. May 15 has been fixed as the deadline for completion of these works. ...

Demand for CBI probe into Kaul murder
GUWAHATI, May 11 – Agitated over the failure of the government and the police in making any headway in the Gangaram Kaul murder case, a forum of 25 organizations lead by Assam Sangrami Chah Shramik Sangha today demanded a CBI inquiry into the murder. ...

We gave counter-proposal on border issue: Khurshid
NEW DELHI, May 11 – India has given a counter-proposal to China for Border Defence Cooperation Agreement, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid disclosed here today on his return from a two-day visit to Bejing, reports PTI. ...

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