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Puja shoppers thronging Fancy Bazar, the marketing hub of Guwahati, ahead of the Durga Puja festival on Friday. – UB Photos
Four guerrillas killed in another LoC infiltration bid
Srinagar, Oct 5 (IANS): Four guerrillas were killed on Saturday in Keran sector on the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir's Kupwara district even as Army operations against a large group of heavily armed intruders entered the 12th day. ...

King of Belgians invokes the power of Durga
Brussels, Oct 5 (IANS): Even as India prepared to celebrate Durga Puja next week, the monarch in faraway Belgium, King Philippe, invoked the power of Durga to seek help in nations' search for "unity of purpose" and in taking up challenges of the time ...

Tripura gets special courts for crimes against women
Agartala, Oct 5 (IANS): The Tripura High Court has constituted two fast track courts to deal with cases of crime against women following a request from the State government, an official said here on Friday. ...

Tripura suspends 15 police footballers
Agartala, Oct 5 (IANS): Tripura Police on Friday suspended 15 police footballers and barred them from playing for two years for severely assaulting the referee and three linesmen during a football match. ...

Assembly poll dates for 5 States declared
NEW DELHI, Oct 4 – Considered a semi-final before the Lok Sabha polls, assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Delhi and Mizoram will be held in a single phase between November 25 and December 4, while it will be two- phased in Chhattisgarh ...

Telangana Bill in winter session likely
NEW DELHI, Oct 4 – The ministers of Home, Finance, Law and Water Resources will be part of the 10-member GoM set up to go into the issues arising out of the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, like determination of boundary, sharing of assets and river wa ...

States asked to implement anti-tobacco law
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, Oct 4 – The Union Health Ministry has directed States to strictly implement the Central rules to discourage consumption of cigarette and other tobacco products and act against advertising them directly or indirectly, reports PTI. ...

Several senior AGP leaders stick to stand
GUWAHATI, Oct 4 – Several senior leaders of the Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) are still sticking to their stand for reforms in the party organisation. ...

India to supply power to Bangla
NEW DELHI, Oct 4 – Notwithstanding the recent setbacks in diplomatic relations, electricity will begin to flow from India to Bangladesh through a new transmission line, marking South Asia’s first-ever high voltage direct current (HVDC) interconnectio ...

Pranab lashes out at Pak
BRUSSELS, Oct 4 – Pakistan’s contention that “non-state actors” are behind terror attacks in India was rejected by President Pranab Mukherjee, who said such elements are not coming from heaven but from territory under its control, reports PTI. ...

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