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A vendor carrying murhas for sale in a city locality on Monday. – UB Photos
37 feared killed in Assam bus accident
GUWAHATI, May 31 (IANS): A wedding celebration turned into a mourning in Assam when a bus carrying the groom and 42 more people plunged into a gorge after hitting a wooden bridge, officials said Tuesday. A total of 37 people have been feared killed, ...

4 dead in Assam petrol tanker explosion
GUWAHATI, May 31 (IANS): At least four people were burnt to death and 12 more critically injured late Monday when a tanker carrying petrol overturned and exploded on a highway in Assam, police said. ...

Gogoi allocates portfolios to ministers
GUWAHATI, May 30 – Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today distributed the portfolios to the members of his Council of Ministers and kept with himself key departments like Home, Political, Finance, Guwahati Development, Information Technology and other depa ...

Dibrugarh varsity VC Appointment process under HC scanner
DIBRUGARH, May 30 – The appointment of Dr K K Deka as the Vice-Chancellor of Dibrugarh University by the former Governor of Assam, Lt. Gen. Ajai Singh, has come under High Court scanner. ...

Govt opposes inclusion of PM under Lokpal Bill
NEW DELHI, May 30 – Sharp differences came to the surface at a meeting of the drafting committee for Lokpal bill today with the government strongly opposing proposals for inclusion of Prime Minister, higher judiciary and acts of MPs inside Parliament ...

IOC implementing new project at BRPL
NEW DELHI, May 30 – Bongaigaon Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited’s (BRPL) MS quality improvement and diesel hydrotreater project is among three new ventures being implemented by Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) at a cost of over Rs 45,000 crore, Chairm ...

CAG faces tough queries at JPC meet
NEW DELHI, May 30 – The CAG today came in for some tough questioning at a meeting of the JPC on its presumptive loss of Rs 1.76 lakh crore to the exchequer in 2G spectrum allocation with some members questioning its mandate of looking into a policy d ...

IT dept to expose names of defaulters
NEW DELHI, May 30 – Tax defaulters beware! With tax recovery to the tune of more than Rs one lakh crore held up for lack of information about the whereabouts of defaulters, the Income Tax(I-T) department is working on plans to publish their names in ...

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