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School students singing a song of the legendary Bhupen Hazarika, at a programme organised to mark the music maestro’s 5th death anniversary at Nehru Stadium in Guwahati on Saturday. – UB Photos
Bhupenda remembered on fifth death anniversary
GUWAHATI, Nov 5 - The State today remembered and paid homage to their beloved music maestro Dr Bhupen Hazarika on his fifth death anniversary. ...

Paul sent to 14-day judicial custody
GUWAHATI, Nov 5 - Disgraced Chairman of the Assam Public Service Commission (APSC), Rakesh Paul, who was arrested by Dibrugarh police yesterday in connection with a recruitment racket, was today sent to 14 days’ judicial custody by a special court he ...

AFSPA extended in Assam by 6 months
NEW DELHI, Nov 5 - The controversial AFSPA has been extended by six months in entire Assam and the 20-km-wide belt in Meghalaya bordering the State with the Centre declaring that the ‘disturbed area’ status, which has been in force since 1990, will c ...

Action on NDTV security related, says Parrikar
PANAJI, Nov 5 - With the Opposition and media criticising the government action against NDTV India, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today stressed that it was a security-related issue and the television channel appeared to have violated guidelines ...

Inequality in competition hits NE: Himanta
CANACONA (GOA), Nov 5 - Finance Minister of Assam Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma today alleged that the states of the Northeast as well as Jammu and Kashmir are competing in an unequal environment but are often questioned for failing to produce the desired r ...

Fresh attacks on Hindus in B’desh
DHAKA, Nov 5 - In fresh attacks on Hindus in Bangladesh, unidentified miscreants set ablaze some of their houses and damaged two temples in central Brahmanbarhia district where several places of worship of the minority community were vandalised earli ...

Call for global efforts to tackle State flood, erosion
NEW DELHI, Nov 5 - The complex nature of the Brahmaputra river and its international status calls for a holistic approach through global efforts and use of suitable modern technology for finding a solution to the problem of flood and erosion in Assam ...

No word on NSG, Azhar ban
NEW DELHI, Nov 5 - India and China agreed to continue “the pace of high level exchanges” on subjects of mutual interest and concern, including counter-terrorism, during a meeting between National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and his Chinese counterpar ...

Ramdev to take up issue of spl benefits to NE with PM
GUWAHATI, Nov 5 - Yoga guru Swami Ramdev today said that he will take up the issue of continuing the special industrial benefits to Assam and other northeastern states with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, so that more industries could come up in Assam ...

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