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State DGP Mukesh Sahay interacting with local people at Azam Ali Char under Sialmari PS, about 15 km from Kaplabari Ghat, Mukalmua in Nalbari district on Tuesday. – UB Photos
BJP 'betrayed' us on Bodoland, say Bodo groups; to revive demand
New Delhi/Guwahati, Oct 19 (IANS): Fed up with the "betrayal" by the BJP, major Bodo groups in Assam are determined to go ahead with a 12-hour railway blockade on October 24 to revive the demand for a separate Bodoland state and "expose" the party th ...

Environmentalist Rajendra Shende unanimously elected to UN expert panel
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS): One hundred and ninety-seven countries have unanimously approved India's nomination of Rajendra Shende as a senior expert to the United Nations Environment Programmes Technology and Economic Assessment Panel of the Montreal ...

Indian Navy commissions new fast attack craft
Visakhapatnam, Oct 19 (IANS): The Indian Navy on Wednesday commissioned a highly manoeuvrable fast attack craft 'INS Tihayu', which will now be deployed along the eastern coast for patrolling. ...

India, Myanmar to coordinate on border security
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS): India and Myanmar on Wednesday agreed to coordinate with each other on border security as Prime Minister Narendra Modi reaffirmed New Delhi's commitment to help develop Myanmar. ...

India-Nepal Joint Commission to hold 4th meeting
Kathmandu, Oct 19 (IANS): The fourth meeting of the India-Nepal Joint Commission, the top bilateral body at the Foreign Minister-level, will be held on October 26-27 in New Delhi, an official said on Wednesday. ...

GST panel decides on compensation to States
NEW DELHI, Oct 18 - The GST Council today discussed possible Goods and Service Tax rates, including a four-slab structure of 6, 12, 18 and 26 per cent with lower rates for essential items and the highest band for luxury goods, even as it reached cons ...

OIL making all out efforts to push production: Bora
GUWAHATI, Oct 18 - The Oil India Limited (OIL) has initiated major efforts to increase crude production and already signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the University of Houston, Texas for technical support in this regard. On the other ha ...

AASU protest against Centre’s move
GUWAHATI, Oct 18 - Members of the All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) today took out torchlight processions at the district and subdivisional headquarters of the State in protest against the alleged move of the Central Government to amend the Citizenshi ...

Aspirants apply for Lakhimpur LS poll ticket
GUWAHATI, Oct 18 - Several aspirants have applied for Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress tickets for the Lakhimpur Lok Sabha seat. The Lok Sabha seat fell vacant following the resignation of Sarbananda Sonowal after his election from the Majul ...

CM urges new officers to work diligently to strengthen system
GUWAHATI, Oct 18 - Reiterating his government’s commitment to provide good governance, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today urged the 2016 batch officers of ACS and Allied Services to be more committed to their service to win people’s confidence i ...

Curtains fall on State-level National Children’s Science Congress
DIBRUGARH, Oct 18 - The 24th State-level National Children’s Science Congress (NCSC), which concluded at Dibrugarh University here on Sunday, selected two best projects for the prestigious Indian Science Congress to be held in Maharashtra in January ...

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