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Artistes Meghranjani and Niel along with former MLA Ghana Buragohain, taking part in the cultural procession of Nakari Rongali Bihu Sanmilan in Lakhimpur on Tuesday. – UB Photos
Guilty in Navy sex scandal won't be spared: Antony
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS): Stressing that there would be no cover-up, Defence Minister AK Antony on Wednesday said an inquiry had been ordered into the complaint of a naval officer's wife that her husband had tortured her and forced her to have sex wi ...

Banks yet to raise credit flow in northeast: Tripura minister
Agartala, May 15 (IANS): Despite the Reserve Bank of India asking nationalised banks to improve their credit flows to the industry-starved Northeast, the credit-deposit ratio in the region has remained static during the past many years, Tripura Finan ...

Rebels try to extort Rs 5 lakh from Meghalaya lawmaker
Shillong, May 15 (IANS): The outlawed Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) have threatened to kill Meghalaya Congress legislator Limison D Sangma if he fails to pay Rs 5 lakh extortion money, police said on Tuesday. ...

Indian Army's first woman jawan found dead
Kolkata, May 15 (IANS): Indian Army's first woman jawan Shanti Tigga was found hanging in a railway hospital in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district on Tuesday, police said. ...

Joint statement on border issue likely
NEW DELHI, May 14 – Rattled by the recent incident of intrusion by China in Ladakh, India on Tuesday said that it is willing to revive its old proposal of exchanging maps to confirm and clarify the Line of Actual Control (LAC). ...

PM to file papers for RS polls in city today
GUWAHATI, May 14 – Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh is arriving in the city tomorrow to file his nomination papers for the Rajya Sabha elections scheduled to be held on May 30. He will be accompanied by the Congress general secretary in charge of Ass ...

President for innovation in academics
SILCHAR, May 14 – This decade is the decade of innovation. Let this decade be the beginning of the fest of innovation in the country. Education is an important driver of the social changes and progress. Institutions of higher learning like universiti ...

PIL against proposed power tariff hike
GUWAHATI, May 14 – Aam Aadmi Party, Assam has decided to file a PIL in Gauhati High Court tomorrow against the proposed power tariff hike by the Assam Power Distribution Company Limited alleging that there are several procedural and technical lapses ...

SC denies more time to Sanjay Dutt
NEW DELHI, May 14 – The Supreme Court today refused to grant more time to Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt to surrender to undergo remaining three-and-a-half-year jail term in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case, reports PTI. ...

BJP demands autonomy for CBI, CVC, CAG
HYDERABAD, May 14 – With the Centre forming a GoM to draft a law to insulate CBI from external influences, BJP today demanded that steps also be taken to make Central Vigilance Commission and Comptroller Auditor General completely autonomous. ...

Rail bribery scam probe to be over in 3 months: CBI
NEW DELHI, May 14 – The probe into the bribery scandal that led to resignation of Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal is expected to be completed within three months, CBI Director Ranjit Sinha said today, reports PTI. ...

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