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A villager unloading traditional fishing equipment ‘Jakhoi’ for sale in an evening weekly market at Boko in Kamrup district, on Wednesday. – UB Photos
Modi holds 'productive' meeting with new Malaysian PM
Kuala Lumpur, May 31 (IANS): Visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a "productive exchange of views" during a meeting with his newly-elected Malaysian counterpart Mahathir Mohamad here on Thursday. ...

Zubeen Garg to receive PETA award
Guwahati, May 31 (IANS): Assamese singer Zubeen Garg will be honoured by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) for raising his voice against animal sacrifice. ...

China lauds India, Pakistan for implementing border ceasefire
Beijing, May 31 (IANS): China on Thursday lauded India and Pakistan for deciding to halt cross border firing and "fully implement" the ceasefire pact agreed between the two neighbours in 2003. ...

Centre to take further steps on citizenship Bill only after consultations
NEW DELHI, May 30 - In an apparent attempt to pacify frayed tempers in Assam, the Centre today said that any further steps regarding the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill will be taken only after thorough consultations with all stakeholders and efforts wi ...

AASU to foil designs of communal forces
GUWAHATI, May 30 - The All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) and 28 organizations representing different ethnic groups of the State have asked all their members to keep a close watch on the situation all over the State to prevent any attempt by communal f ...

NRC update to continue even after June 30
NEW DELHI, May 30 - The State Coordinator of NRC Prateek Hajela on Wednesday said that exercise for updating of NRC will continue even after June 30. ...

Monsoon rains likely to be normal this year
GUWAHATI, May 30 - The long range forecast for the 2018 southwest (SW) monsoon rainfall made by the India Meteorology Department (IMD) today has stated that rainfall over the country between June and September is most likely to be normal that is 96 t ...

Fuel prices cut finally... by only 1 paisa
NEW DELHI, May 30 - Petrol and diesel prices were today cut by one paisa per litre each, the first reduction after 16 days of relentless price hikes. ...

NRL surrenders one hectare land to administration
GUWAHATI, May 30 - The Numaligarh Refinery Ltd authorities have surrendered one hectare of land belonging to the Deopahar Proposed Reserve Forest (DPRF) and the boundary wall they had constructed over that plot of land was demolished by the district ...

Unreported stock detected at State bonded houses
GUWAHATI, May 30 - A fresh verification of the stocks in the wholesale liquor warehouses in the State is set to earn the excise department an additional revenue of Rs 100 crore which otherwise would have been lost. ...

Rohingya family held in Manipur
IMPHAL, May 30 - Close on the heels of the arrest of eight Rohingya immigrants from here on May 21, Manipur police stationed at Mao Gate, 110 km from Imphal in Senapati district, held a Rohingya family, police said. ...

500 pilgrims to undertake Mansarovar Yatra through Nathu La
NEW DELHI, May 30 - A total of 1,580 pilgrims will undertake the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra to China this year, with 500 of them taking the Nathu La pass route, official sources said. ...

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