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Hailakandi Deputy Commissioner Keerthi Jalli distributing buckets among locals in order to make Dhaleswari river free from plastic waste, at Gandhi Ghat in Hailakandi on Monday. – UB Photos
Kidnappings rise, murder cases decline: NCRB data
NEW DELHI, Oct 22: Over 50 lakh cases of cognisable crimes were registered across the country in 2017 -- an increase of 3.6 per cent from 2016 when 48 lakh FIRs were lodged, according to the latest National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) data. ...

Pakistan is not only India's problem, it is a challenge for entire world: Ram Madhav
NEW DELHI, Oct 22: Describing Pakistan as the "epicentre" of global terrorism, BJP general secretary Ram Madhav said India's neighbour is now not only its problem but has become a "global challenge". ...

Centre should declassify all Netaji files: researcher
KOLKATA, Oct 22: Noted Netaji researcher Purabi Roy has demanded that the Centre declassify all the files related to Subhas Chandra Bose in order to lift the veil over the mystery of his disappearance 74 years ago. ...

BSF arrests two Pakistani "fishermen", seizes their boat
BHUJ, Oct 22: The Border Security Force (BSF) captured two Pakistani nationals along with a fishing boat from the 'Harami Nala' creek area off the Gujarat coast in Kutch district on Monday evening, an official said. ...

Over 75 pc turnout in bypolls to 4 seats in State
GUWAHATI, Oct 21 - Over 75 per cent of the electorate exercised their franchise in the by-elections to four of the Legislative Assembly constituencies of Assam – Ratabari, Jania, Rangapara and Sonari – which went to the polls today. ...

Zero-tolerance against terror to continue: Reddy
GUWAHATI, Oct 21 - Union Minister of State for Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy today said the Centre will continue with its policy of zero-tolerance against terrorism. ...

Cabinet adopts new land policy
GUWAHATI, Oct 21 - The State Cabinet today adopted the new land policy besides effecting a 25 per cent hike in bus fares. ...

Moderate turnout in Maharashtra, Haryana polls
MUMBAI, Oct 21 - Altogether 54.53 per cent voters exercised their franchise till 5 pm on Monday in Maharashtra, after polling for the 288 Assembly seats began at 7 am, poll officials said. ...

2 bodies found at NEEPCO plant site
HAFLONG, Oct 21 - Bodies of two of the four persons who were feared trapped inside a pump house of State- run NEEPCO were found on Monday, two weeks after the water pipelines of Kopili hydroelectric project in Dima Hasao district burst, a senior poli ...

Indo-Bangla meet on trade, connectivity
GUWAHATI, Oct 21 - Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal will inaugurate the two-day India-Bangladesh stakeholders meet for trade and connectivity tomorrow in the city. ...

Govt asked to form mines & minerals task force battalion
GUWAHATI, Oct 21 - In response to successive PILs filed by Debabrata Saikia, Leader of the Opposition in the Assam Legislative Assembly, in connection with alleged illegal mining in the Dikhow river and nearby areas, and consequent ecological damage, ...

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