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Solar panels installed on the roof of the Guwahati Railway Station, on Tuesday. – UB Photos
Centre announces ceasefire in J&K
NEW DELHI, May 16 (IANS): The central government on Wednesday announced a ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir during Ramadan, saying this was necessary to help "peace loving Muslims" observe the holy month in a peaceful environment. ...

Yeddyurappa elected BJP House leader, stakes claim to form govt
BENGALURU, May 16 (IANS): The newly elected Karnataka BJP legislators on Wednesday elected B.S. Yeddyurappa as their legislative party leader and he soon staked claim to form the government though the party is eight seats short of a majority in the A ...

Sherpa sets new record for Mt Everest ascent
KATHMANDU, May 16 (IANS): Kami Rita Sherpa has set a new world record by climbing Mt Everest for the 22nd time. ...

BJP falls short of majority in Karnataka
BENGALURU, May 15 - The BJP emerged as the single largest party today but fell 9 seats short of a majority in Karnataka where the Congress dramatically backed third-placed rival JD(S) for a post-poll alliance to keep the saffron party out of power. ...

AICC directs State Cong to oppose Bill
NEW DELHI, May 15 - Division within the Assam Congress over the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016, led the AICC to intervene, as it decided to oppose the Bill and support 1971 as the cut-off date as agreed in the Assam Accord. ...

Aadhaar not mandatory for pension: Govt
NEW DELHI, May 15 - Aadhaar card is not mandatory for Central government employees to get their pension, Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh has said. ...

India-China dispute: US for settlement through talks
GUWAHATI, May 15 - The United States wants China to settle its disputes with its neighbouring countries, including India, through peaceful dialogue and not by employing ‘force’. ...

Kameng project: Structures in sound condition, says NEEPCO
GUWAHATI, May 15 - The North Eastern Electricity Corporation (NEEPCO) has asserted categorically that the two dams and other hydro structures of the 600-MW Kameng Hydroelectric Project in Arunachal Pradesh are in sound condition without any defect an ...

NIA, others question arrested Bangladeshis
AGARTALA, May 15 - At least four central agencies including the National Investigation Agency (NIA) quizzed 24 Bangladeshi youths arrested here on May 10, a police officer said on Tuesday. ...

10 Myanmarese arrested
IMPHAL, May 15 - Ten Myanmar nationals were arrested in border town Moreh on Monday for trying to enter India on fake travel papers, police said. ...

Four NSCN(K) cadres arrested
SHILLONG, May 15 - Four cadres of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland Khaplang (NSCN-K) were arrested from Meghalayas West Jaintia Hills district, police said today. ...

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