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Assam’s first Arjuna Award winner and Asian Games gold medalist (1966) Bhogeswar Baruah along with Arjun Jayanta Talukdar (L) being felicitated during the Abhiruchi Sports Day mass jogging held annually to commemorate Baruah’s birthday, in Guwahati on Monday. – UB Photos
Poll panel begins groundwork for polls in 5 States
AGARTALA, Sept 4 (IANS): The Election Commission has begun the spadework for assembly elections in Meghalaya, Nagaland, Tripura, Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh, scheduled early next year, an official said here Tuesday. ...

Cabinet approves quota in promotions
NEW DELHI, Sept 4 (IANS): The union cabinet Tuesday approved quota in promotions for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, a move that was discussed at an all-party meeting last month. ...

CBI books 5 companies allocated coal blocks
NEW DELHI, Sept 4 (IANS): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday filed cheating cases against five private companies allocated coal blocks and also conducted raids at 30 locations in 10 cities, an official said. ...

BJP protests stall Parliament again
NEW DELHI, Sept 4 (IANS): Continuing protests by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over coal block allocations Tuesday forced the Lok Sabha to adjourn for the day Tuesday, while the Rajya Sabha was adjourned till 4 p.m. after repeated disruptions. ...

Politicians bought peace with ULFA during Games
GUWAHATI, Sept 3 – There are “very credible” intelligence inputs which indicate that substantial amounts of money was paid to the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) to persuade the outfit to withdraw the ban on the National Games held in Guwahati ...

Impasse in Parliament continues
NEW DELHI, Sept 3 – With no end to the government-BJP stand-off over CAG report on coal block allocation, the last week of the Monsoon session of Parliament began today with a repeat of stormy scenes raising the possibility of a washout of the remain ...

Centre denies reports on Chinese incursions
NEW DELHI, Sept 3 – The Centre on Monday denied reports of Chinese intrusions into Indian territories during the last three years. ...

Plan to strengthen embankments in State
NEW DELHI, Sept 3 – The Centre is processing a proposal to strengthen the embankment system in Assam an estimated cost of Rs 3,640 crore. ...

Train services hit by agitations
GUWAHATI, Sept 3 – Recently in the news for unenviable incidents, Assam has now earned the dubious distinction of having the highest number of agitations affecting train traffic this year. ...

No change in rainfall pattern in State
GUWAHATI, Sept 3 – Is the frequency of heavy rainfall days in Assam diminishing? This question is dominating the minds of the environmental scientists here for the past several years considering the phenomenon of climate change. But a conclusive answ ...

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