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Children busy painting at the Naba-Prava orphanage and old-age home on the occasion of Children’s Day at Tezpur, on Sunday. – UB Photos
Sibal given charge of Telecom Ministry
NEW DELHI, Nov 15 (PTI) HRD Minister Kapil Sibal was today given the additional charge of the Telecom Ministry by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in a development that takes the portfolio away from DMK at least for the time being. ...

Irregularities did take place in Adarsh Society: Antony
NEW DELHI, Nov 15 (PTI) - Prima facie there were "irregularities" in construction of Adarsh Housing Society in Mumbai, which include issuance of 'No Objection Certificate' by Army and grant of the society membership to civilians, Defence Minister AK ...

All-party meet over Parliament logjam tomorrow
NEW DELHI, Nov 15 (IANS) - The government has decided to convene an all-party meeting Tuesday in an effort to end the logjam in Parliament over the opposition’s demand for Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probes into alleged corruption in the allo ...

China, Russia back UN reforms; laud India's global role
NEW DELHI, Nov 15 (IANS) Backing reforms of the UN, China and Russia Monday lauded the role of India in international affairs and said they looked forward to deepening cooperation with New Delhi in the UN Security Council. ...

BJP demands JPC probe, Chidambaram says no
NEW DELHI, Nov 15 (IANS) - Home Minister P Chidambaram Monday rejected as meaningless the opposition’s demand for a joint parliamentary committee (JPC) probe into corruption cases, including charges against DMK A Raja who quit as Communications and I ...

Raja out, but Parliament standoff on 2G continues
NEW DELHI, Nov 15 (IANS) - The standoff between opposition and treasury benches continued in parliament Monday amid demands for a joint parliamentary committee (JPC) probe into alleged corruption in the 2G spectrum scam that forced DMK leader A. Raja ...

Telecom Minister Raja resigns
New Delhi, Nov 14 – Yielding to relentless pressure, controversial A Raja resigned tonight as Telecom Minister after being ordered to do so by his party, DMK, in the wake of allegations that he caused a loss of Rs.1.76 lakh crore to the exchequer whi ...

Slow progress of NE projects worries Centre
GUWAHATI, Nov 14 – Concerned at the slow progress of implementation of various Central sector projects in the North East region, particularly Assam, the Government of India is planning a thorough review of all such projects later this month. ...

Suu Kyi calls for talks with junta regime
YANGON, Nov 14 – Myanmar democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, freed from seven years of house arrest, told thousands of wildly cheering supporters today that she would continue to fight for human rights and the rule of law in the military-controlled na ...

Raja defiant, rules out resignation
NEW DELHI/CHENNAI, Nov 14 – All eyes were riveted on tomorrow’s Supreme Court hearing on the 2G Spectrum scam allegedly involving Telecom Minister A Raja who remained defiant today ruling out his resignation from the Government. ...

CIC issues summons to OC, IOA
NEW DELHI, Nov 14 – The Central Information Commission has issued summons to Organising Committee of the Commonwealth Games, asking it to submit all documents related to alleged discrepancies in the ticketing, Queen’s Baton Relay and the conduct of t ...

Work on Siu-Ka-Pha Kshetra soon
GUWAHATI, Nov 14 – Work on the multi-purpose cultural complex ‘Siu-Ka-Pha Samanway Kshetra’ at Jorhat will begin from December 2 with the laying of the foundation of the ambitious project by Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi. ...

Sabha to strive for amity among people
GUWAHATI, Nov 14 – Asam Sahitya Sabha president Rong Bong Terang, who was re-elected for a second successive term as head of the State’s apex literary body, today said that strengthening the traditional bond among the diverse constituents of the mult ...

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