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People buying onions and potatoes at fair price rates from activists of Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti in Guwahati on Saturday. – UB Photos
Abdulla Yameen new Maldives President
Male, Nov 17 (IANS): The Maldives' Elections Commission today confirmed Abdulla Yameen, candidate of the Progressive Party, as the new President of the Indian Ocean archipelago nation. ...

Sachin epitomised consistency, says Pak daily
Islamabad, Nov 17 (IANS): Iconic former Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar, who on Saturday bid adieu to his international career spanning over 24 years, is the epitome of consistency, an editorial in a Pakistani newspaper on Sunday said. ...

Geelani placed under house arrest in Srinagar
Srinagar, Nov 17 (IANS): Authorities today placed senior separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani under house arrest here. A spokesman of the Hurriyat group headed by Geelani said security forces told the separatist leader he cannot move out of his uptown ...

Moily reviews BCPL project work progress
DIBRUGARH, Nov 16 – Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dr M Veerappa Moily today paid a visit to the upcoming petrochemical project site of the Brahmaputra Cracker and Polymer Limited (BCPL) at Lepetkata near here and reviewed the ongoing a ...

Bharat Ratna to Sachin, CNR Rao
NEW DELHI, Nov 16 – Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar and eminent scientist Prof CNR Rao were chosen for Bharat Ratna with the batting maestro, who retired from international cricket today, being the first sportsperson to be bestowed with the country’s ...

PM congratulates Sachin, Rao
NEW DELHI, Nov 16 – Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today spoke to Sachin Tendulkar to congratulate him on being chosen for the Bharat Ratna – the highest civilian award in the country, reports PTI. ...

EC gives Modi 4 more days to reply
NEW DELHI, Nov 16 – The Election Commission today granted four more days to Narendra Modi to reply to its notice over his khooni panja (bloody claw) remark made during campaigning for Chhattisgarh polls after he sought more time, reports PTI. ...

61 pc turnout in 2nd phase RHAC polls
GOALPARA, Nov 16 – Following the precedent set by the first phase of polling for the Rabha Hasong Autonomous Council (RHAC), the second phase also passed off peacefully without any major untoward incident today. The second phase recorded 61 per cent ...

ULFA (I) decries AFSPA extension
GUWAHATI, Nov 16 – The United Liberation Front of Asom (Independent) has strongly criticised the recent decision of the Government of India to extend the term of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act in Assam and Manipur by a period of six months and ...

Call to uphold journalistic standards
BARPETA ROAD, Nov 16 – National Press Day was celebrated centrally by the Indian Journalists’ Union (IJU) here today with the IJU president SN Sinha calling for a pledge by the journalist community to uphold high standards of journalism and maintain ...

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