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Ten thousand earthen lamps glowed and lit up the banks of the historic Dighali Pukhuri in Guwahati, as legions of fans of music maestro Dr Bhupen Hazarika made a beeline to the statue of the maestro at Dighalipukhuripar and offered their homage to their most beloved artiste on his first death anniversary on Monday. – Photo: Samarendra Sarma
EC rejects Swamy's plea to derecognise Cong
NEW DELHI, Nov 6 (IANS): The Election Commission (EC) Tuesday rejected Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy's plea to derecognise the Congress as a party for extending a Rs.90 crore loan to Associated Journals Ltd, publisher of the now defunct Na ...

Cong reshuffle likely after Diwali
NEW DELHI, Nov 6 (IANS): The much-awaited organisational reshuffle in the Congress, in which general secretary Rahul Gandhi is expected to get a more prominent role, may happen after Diwali, party sources said Tuesday. ...

Gadkari offers regrets over Swami Vivekanada remark
NEW DELHI, Nov 6 (IANS): A day after he denied comparing Swami Vivekanada with fugitive don Dawood Ibrahim during a speech in Bhopal, BJP president Nitin Gadkari Tuesday offered regrets over his remark. ...

Yashwant, Jaswant also want Gadkari to quit: Jethmalani
NEW DELHI, Nov 6 (IANS): Pressure intensified on BJP president Nitin Gadkari Tuesday, as lawyer MP Ram Jethmalani said senior leaders Yashwant Sinha, Jaswant Singh and Shatrughan Sinha were with him in seeking Gadkari's ouster. ...

Obama has slight edge on election eve
WASHINGTON, Nov 6 (IANS): President Barack Obama appeared to have a slight edge over Republican challenger Mitt Romney as America headed for the polls to pick the winner of a White House race that has remained extremely close for weeks. ...

CID to probe assault on colonel in Tripura
AGARTALA, Nov 6 (IANS): The Tripura government has handed over to the Criminal Investigating Department (CID) of the state police the probe into the assault on an army officer in Agartala, officials said here Tuesday. ...

Pak refuses flag meeting after ceasefire violation
SRINAGAR, Nov 6 (IANS): Pakistan has refused an Indian Army request for a flag meeting following last month's ceasefire violation in Uri sector of the Line of Control (LOC) in Kashmir, a senior army officer said here Tuesday. ...

State remembers Bhupenda
GUWAHATI, Nov 5 – Lakhs of people all over the country today paid homage to legendary musician Dr Bhupen Hazarika on his first death anniversary by forming human chains and taking the oath to stick to his ideals of humanism. They also sang his immort ...

Film institute to be renamed after Bhupenda
GUWAHATI, Nov 5 – The State Government today announced that the Regional Government Film and Television Institute would be renamed as Dr Bhupen Hazarika Regional Government Film and Television Institute as a mark of honour to the cultural icon. ...

Functions mark maestro’s anniversary
GUWAHATI, Nov 5 – Ten thousand earthen lamps glowed and lit up the banks of the historic Dighali Pukhuri, as legions of fans of music maestro Dr Bhupen Hazarika made a beeline for the statue of the maestro at Dighalipukhuripar and offered homage to t ...

$320mn WB loan for State road project
NEW DELHI, Nov 5 – The road connectivity in Assam is likely to get a major boost, with the World Bank on Monday clearing a loan assistance of USD 320 million for Assam State Road Project (ASRP). The project is targeted for implementation over a perio ...

India asks Myanmar to act against NE ultras
NEW DELHI, Nov 5 – India has again pressed for crackdown on insurgent groups of North-East including Paresh Barua-led faction of ULFA operating out of Myanmar. ...

Saraighat bridge completes 50 years
GUWAHATI, Nov 5 – The Saraighat Bridge over the river Brahmaputra, which is the vital link between North East region and the rest of the country, has completed 50 years of its existence and according to the experts of the Indian Institute of Technolo ...

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