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Devotees offering prayers during a cultural procession being taken out on the occasion of 525th birth anniversary of Sri Sri Madhabdeva in Jorhat on Sunday. – UB Photos
NIA will probe security lapses in Chhattisgarh
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS): There have been security lapses in the Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh and the National Investigative Agency (NIA) will investigate the strike so that the guilty can be punished, Minister of State for Home RPN Singh said on Mo ...

Girls outshine boys again in CBSE Class 12 exam
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS): Girls once again outperformed boys in the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class 12 exams this year. ...

Will invigorate political, security, energy ties with Japan: PM
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday, in statement before his departure on a three-day visit to Japan, said that he proposed to invigorate India's relations with Japan in the political, security and energy spheres. ...

Meghalaya rebel group now has women's armed wing
Shillong, May 27 (IANS): The breakaway faction of the A'chik National Volunteers Council (ANVC-B), a rebel outfit in Meghalaya, has raised a women's militant wing to fight crime against women. ...

Maoist attack toll rises to 27
RAIPUR, May 26 – Bullet-riddled bodies of abducted Chhattisgarh Congress chief Nand Kumar Patel, his son and eight others were today found in Bastar, a day after the brazen Maoist strike on a Congress convoy that has sparked national outrage with lea ...

PM to visit Japan, Thailand from today
NEW DELHI, May 26 – Major infrastructure projects, fresh investments, civil nuclear cooperation, boosting connectivity between South and South East Asia via the North Eastern States, as part of ‘Look East Policy’ are high on the agenda of Prime Minis ...

New records mark Everest 60th anniversary
KATHMANDU, May 26 – Sixty years ago this week two men became the first to stand on the roof of the world in a remarkable feat of endurance and strength of the human spirit. ...

China has built 5 km road crossing LAC
LEH, May 26 – India and China may have announced an end to their 20-day stand-off in Ladakh sector, but the situation has not entirely settled down judging from a recent incident when the Chinese intercepted an Indian Army patrol and prevented it fro ...

Power thefts in State major cause of concern
GUWAHATI, May 26 – At a time when the Assam Power Distribution Company Limited (APDCL) is trying to go for a power tariff hike, power thefts, even by prominent companies, remained a major cause of concern. Though the Vigilance Cell of the APDCL detec ...

Bid to reduce felling of trees in Manas
GUWAHATI, May 26 – To help reduce tree-felling in Greater Manas, the International Fund for Animal Welfare-Wildlife Trust of India (IFAW-WTI) is facilitating installation of improved cooking stoves in local households in the region. With these stoves ...

State schools, hospitals lack fire safety systems
GUWAHATI, May 26 – Schools and hospitals – both meant for making human lives better – are the picture of potential deathtraps in Assam! ...

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