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Noted film actor Biju Phukan and artist Tapan Bordoloi receiving the Tarun Duvarah Memorial Oil India Award-2012 from Industries Minister Pradyut Bordoloi in Guwahati on Tuesday. OIL CMD SK Srivastava (left) and Sudha Duvarah are also seen. – AT photo
Cadbury ordered to pay compensation; says will move higher court
AGARTALA, May 22 (IANS): A consumer court in Tripura has ordered Cadbury India to pay a compensation of Rs.30,000 to a complainant who found an iron pin inside a chocolate bar made by the company. ...

BCCI blames Sahara for arbitration failure
NEW DELHI, May 22 (IANS): The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Wednesday blamed Sahara Adventure Sports Limited for the failure of the arbitration and said the body "cannot be held responsible" for the breakdown of the process. ...

India, US seek elimination of terror havens
WASHINGTON, May 22 (IANS): India and the US have called upon all nations - without naming any country - to take effective steps to work toward eliminating sanctuaries and infrastructure that supports terrorism and to increase efforts to counter viole ...

Saradha scam: Suicide abetment case slapped on Sudipta Sen
KOLKATA, May 22 (IANS): A suicide abetment case was registered Wednesday against suspected kingpin of Saradha Group chit fund scam Sudipta Sen and two others following the suicide of an investor, police said. A Group employee also killed himself. ...

China will address India’s concerns: Li
NEW DELHI, May 21 – Chinese Premier Li Keqiang today said India and China have the “wisdom” to find solutions to problems including boundary row and that India’s concerns on crucial issues pertaining to rivers and trade imbalance will be addressed, r ...

Tarun Duvarah Oil India Award presented
GUWAHATI, May 21 – Noted visual artist Tapan Bordoloi and versatile actor Biju Phukan were honoured with the Tarun Duvarah Memorial Oil India Award 2012 at a function organized at Rabindra Bhawan today by Gauhati Artists’ Guild. ...

PM’s RS poll papers found valid
GUWAHATI, May 21 – The nomination papers of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, a Congress Rajya Sabha candidate from Assam, were found valid today after scrutiny even as he filed a fresh affidavit correcting his age from 82 years to 80, reports PTI. ...

Shashi Kant Sharma to be new CAG
NEW DELHI, May 21 – Defence Secretary Shashi Kant Sharma was today named as the new Comptroller & Auditor General of India (CAG), reports PTI. ...

State venture schools Provincialisation still a far cry
GUWAHATI, May 21 – The much hyped venture school provincialisation exercise of the State Education Department is turning into a test of patience for the teachers and employees of such educational institutions who are waiting for their due salaries wh ...

Braveheart fights losing battle
GUWAHATI, May 21 – Taufique Ahmed, a 76-year-old resident of Dibrujan locality of Dibrugarh, who is a national bravery award for saving three persons from the fury of the Brahmaputra around 59 years back, is now leading a miserable life. Now at 76, ...

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