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Dussehra being observed at Nehru Stadium in Guwahati on Tuesday. – AT Photo
Puja celebrations end peacefully
GUWAHATI, Oct 11 - People today came out in large numbers to seek blessings from Goddess Durga on the day of Bijoya Dashami across the State and also to take part in the immersion ceremony with great enthusiasm. ...

Brahmaputra Board revamp likely soon
NEW DELHI, Oct 11 - The long-awaited move to revamp the defunct Brahmaputra Board is likely to become a reality soon, with the Centre readying a note to convert the board into a basin-level authority. ...

Security, defence, trade to figure in Modi-Putin meet
NEW DELHI, Oct 11 - Cooperation in key areas of security, defence and trade will be discussed when Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin hold talks on Saturday after which the two sides are expected to conclude “important ...

RSS chief disputes Modi, says gau rakshaks not antisocials
NAGPUR, Oct 11 - RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Tuesday backed cow vigilantes and asked the government not to equate them with antisocial elements, contradicting Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s stand on the Hindu bovine activists. ...

Birth anniversary of Sankaradeva observed in State
GUWAHATI, Oct 11 - The 568th birth anniversary of the great Vaishnava saint Srimanta Sankaradeva, the founder of neo-Vaishnavism in Assam, was observed all over the State in a befitting manner with religious prayers and cultural programmes at the naa ...

Pampore gunbattle on
SRINAGAR, Oct 11 - Security forces pounded the government building in Pampore near here with mortars and blasted IEDs for the second day today to target the militants believed to be holed up there, but there seems to be no early end to the operation. ...

Alibaba’s security tech has an Assamese connection
GUWAHATI, Oct 11 - Chinese giant Alibaba’s globally talked about recent acquisition of a US-based start-up EyeVerify’s near foolproof biometric authentication technology, which promises to answer the security concerns of online traders worldwide, has ...

River expert advocates talks to settle issue
GUWAHATI, Oct 11 - Brahmaputra expert Prof Dulal Chandra Goswami today said that the recent news reports on the Chinese authorities’ bid to intervene further in the Brahmaputra river system in the form of dams across the river and its tributaries in ...

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