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Villagers rendering service in the reconstruction of a PWD road from Khonsa to Longding, at Khonsa in Tirap district of Arunachal Pradesh on Tuesday. – UB Photos
Cabinet approves Rs 2,044 cr for bonus to around 12 lakh railway staff
NEW DELHI, Oct 10: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday sanctioned Rs 2,044.31 crore for 78 days productivity linked bonus to about 11.91 lakh non-gazetted railway officials. ...

Revival package for Air India this month: Secretary
HYDERABAD, Oct 10: A revival package for debt-ridden national carrier Air India has been nearly finalised and will be announced this month, said Civil Aviation Secretary R.N. Choubey on Wednesday. ...

APSC cash-for-job scam: Four more govt officials given bail by HC
GUWAHATI, OCT 10: The Gauhati High Court has allowed bail to four more government officials in the cash-for-job scam in the Assam Public Service Commission (APSC). ...

100% organic Sikkim shortlisted for FAO's Future Policy Award
UNITED NATIONS, OCT 10: Sikkim's achievement in becoming the world's first totally organic agriculture State has gotten it a place on the shortlist of the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation's (FAO) Future Policy Award. ...

SC seeks details of Rafale deal decision making process
NEW DELHI, OCT 10: The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the government to disclose the details of the decision making process for the purchase of 36 Rafale fighter jets in a ready-to-use condition. ...

UP train derailment: 6 dead
NEW DELHI, OCT 10: Six persons were killed on Wednesday after nine coaches and the engine of an express train heading to New Delhi from Malda town in West Bengal derailed in Uttar Pradesh's Rae Bareli. Railway Minister Piyush Goyal announced an ex gr ...

NESO delegation likely to meet Rajnath Singh over NRC issue
NEW DELHI, OCT 10: A delegation of the North East Students Organisations (NESO) is likely to call on Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today afternoon to demand implementation of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in all the eight States of the ...

Massive fire at Fancy Bazar, four persons rescued
GUWAHATI, Oct 10 : Four persons, including a minor and an elderly person, were rescued after a massive fire broke out in a multi-storey building at the Fancy Bazar area here in the wee hours today. ...

India get 3 more gold, take tally to 28 at Para Asian Games
JAKARTA, Oct 10: India continued to hold on to its eighth spot in the medals table with the addition of 11 more medals, including three golds, at the Para Asian Games here. ...

Air India to launch Bengaluru-London flight from November
NEW DELHI, Oct 10: National passenger carrier Air India will launch direct flight services from Bengaluru to London with effect from November 17, 2018. ...

Pension schemes for elderly, widows, disabled not working: SC
NEW DELHI, Oct 10: The Supreme Court has said that pension schemes under the National Social Assistance Programme suffered from "huge" implementation gaps, observing that the benecifiaries who were assured of a monthly sum of Rs 200 were not getting ...

BSF head constable shot dead by colleague
SILCHAR, OCT 10: Constable Shiv Yogi Pandey of Lakhipur BOP of 7 Bn of the BSF allegedly shot dead his colleague and injured another head constable over an argument on Tuesday night. ...

SC notice on NRC creates ripples in Tripura
AGARTALA, Oct 9 - The Supreme Court notice on National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Tripura has created ripples in the political spectrum here as most of the Bengali people came to the border state after 1947. ...

Uranium ore discovered in Karbi Anglong
DIBRUGARH, Oct 9 - Geologists from Dibrugarh University have discovered belts of uranium ore in east central areas of Karbi Anglong district. The geologists claim that the rich occurrences of iron, platinum, titanium and vanadium ores in the area hol ...

None approached panel set up by SC
GUWAHATI, Oct 9 - Though leaders of different political parties and organizations have been speaking out against the process of filing of claims and objections on the draft of the National Register of Citizens (NRC), while, some others even resorted ...

Parliament has key role in promoting democracy: Mukhi
GUWAHATI, Oct 9 - Parliament is one of the key institutions in a democratic system of governance which has a critical role to play in promoting democracy and good governance, Governor Prof Jagdish Mukhi said today. ...

Sonowal takes part in Gunotsav
GUWAHATI, Oct 9 - Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today took part in the Gunotsav exercise at Jarapata LP School under Rampur Education Block of Palashbari LAC in Kamrup district today. The Chief Minister interacted with students and evaluated thei ...

e-auction of minerals in State
GUWAHATI, Oct 9 - The State Cabinet today decided to allow e-auction for commercial use of granite, silica sand and china clay, while, the Water Resources Department has been asked to carry out pilot project to identify the new industries that can be ...

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