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Lesser adjutant storks, locally known as bortukula, which died following a heavy storm in Jorhat, on Sunday. – UB Photos
President reaches Meghalaya
Shillong, Oct 21 (IANS): President Pranab Mukherjee arrived here on a two-day visit to Meghalaya today amid the 36-hour shutdown called by the Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC). ...

'Bangladeshis entering Meghalaya via Assam, implement ILP system'
Shillong, Oct 21 (IANS): Ten pressure groups in Meghalaya on Sunday claimed that illegal Bangladeshi migrants enter the State after obtaining proof of "Indian citizenship" from Assam and urged President Pranab Mukherjee to ask the State government to ...

More Jammu villagers abandon homes after Pak shelling
Jammu, Oct 21 (IANS): Residents of two more villages were forced to abandon their homes and flee as Pakistan targeted 13 posts of the Border Security Force (BSF) on the International Border on Sunday night in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir. ...

India, Russia to ink five accords
Moscow, Oct 21 (IANS): India and Russia would ink five agreeements and seek strategic confluence on bilateral and global issues as visiting Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and President Vladimir Putin hold annual summit level talks here on Monda ...

Storm lashes Jorhat, kills 8 storks
JORHAT, Oct 20 – A sudden storm with strong winds lashed Jorhat district today injuring 16 people and killing eight adjutant storks, besides uprooting trees, electric poles and damaging tea bushes and farm fields, reports PTI. ...

Security agencies unsure of Assam Mujahideen chief’s whereabouts
GUWAHATI, Oct 20 – Though Yashin Bhatkal, one of the co-founders of the Indian Mujahideen (IM), has been arrested, several senior leaders of the outfit are still in Pakistan and they are masterminding operations from the neighbouring country. Meanwhi ...

India rejects Pak demand
NEW DELHI, Oct 20 – Rejecting Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s demand for US intervention in resolving the Kashmir issue, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid today said India will not accept this as the matter is a bilateral one agreed to ...

Regional political front of NE floated
GUWAHATI, Oct 20 – With the 2014 Lok Sabha polls in view, as many as ten regional parties of the region came under a single umbrella today to float the North East Regional Political Front (NERPF) with Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio and Asom Gana ...

SAKP agitation from Oct 30
GUWAHATI, Oct 20 – Accusing the State Government of backtracking on its commitment to redress the employees’ grievances, the Sadou Asom Karmachari Parishad (SAKP) today announced a series of agitations beginning October 30. ...

Bandh, blockade over RHAC polls
MIRZA/GOALPARA, Oct 20 – Thousands of members of several non-tribal bodies, including the Non-tribal Security Manch and the All Assam Non-tribal Students Union, today blocked the Kamakhya-Jogighopa railway track at Birpara (Bamunigaon) and Chhaygaon ...

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