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Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi with some of the successful TET candidates who were given appointment letters at a function held at Sarusajai Stadium in Guwahati on Sunday. – UB Photos
Policy to promote textiles in Northeast suggested
Aizawl/Agartala, May 21 (IANS): An experts panel of the Union Ministry of Textiles has called for a separate policy for promotion and development of textiles and garment manufacturing for the entire northeastern region, officials said on Monday. ...

White Paper gives no estimate of black money abroad
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS): The government today released the much-awaited White Paper on Black Money, which makes a strong pitch for setting up the Lokpal and Lokayuktas but carries no official estimate of the illicit money stashed by Indians abroad. ...

Century's second Venus transit on June 6
Kolkata, May 21 (IANS): In a rare celestial occurrence, Venus - the second planet from the Sun and the Earth's neighbour - will transit across the solar disc early June 6. ...

IAF fully capable of tackling any threat: Barbora
GUWAHATI, May 20 – The Indian Air Force (IAF) is completely capable of take on any adventure that our adversaries may try to protect our motherland, asserted forcer Vice Chief of the IAF, Air Marshal PK Barbora. ...

Falling rupee matter of concern: FM
KOLKATA, May 20 – Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee today said the steep fall in the rupee was a matter of great concern and the Centre was trying to resolve the situation, reports PTI. ...

Langpih situation normal
RANGIYA, May 20 – The situation along the Assam-Meghalaya border at Langpih in Kamrup (Rural) district was normal today with no report of any untoward incident. ...

26,110 candidates get appointment letters
GUWAHATI, May 20 – The State Government today handed over appointment letters to 26,110 candidates who had passed the Teachers' Eligibility Test (TET). ...

Akhil’s anti-dam fast continues
GUWAHATI, May 20 – The indefinite hunger strike by the general secretary of the Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) Akhil Gogoi against the mega dams including the Lower Subansiri project continued for the second day today and supporters of the anti- ...

Retrospective of Dr Hazarika’s films
NEW DELHI, May 20 – The capital’s popular Shakuntalam theatre, closed for regular screening of commercial cinema from April 1, has reopened, albeit briefly, for an exclusive retrospective of late Assamese filmmaker and musician Bhupen Hazarika’s movi ...

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