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Students taking part in a protest rally demanding expulsion of illegal migrants in Dibrugarh on Tuesday. – UB Photos
Improve quality of education: President on Teachers Day
New Delhi, Sept 5 (IANS): Honouring meritorious teachers with the national award on Teachers Day, President Pranab Mukherjee today said it is important to improve the quality of education in the country. ...

Parliament disrupted, Quota Bill introduced
New Delhi, Sept 5 (IANS): The government today introduced amid commotion a Bill in the Rajya Sabha to guarantee job promotions in the government for Dalits and tribals even as BJP protests against the allocation of coal mines led to repeated adjournm ...

People from Northeast returning to Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Sept 5 (IANS): People from the Northeast are gradually returning to Hyderabad - after fleeing in droves last month following rumours of impending attacks on them. Their employers have come forward to not only take them back but also mostly ...

Blast in Imphal, two troopers injured
Imphal, Sept 5 (IANS): Two security personnel were injured in a bomb blast triggered by suspected militants in the Manipur capital, police said. A security alert has been sounded. ...

Manmohan ineffectual, presides over corrupt government: US daily
Washington, Sept 5 (IANS): The Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has been described as "a dithering, ineffectual bureaucrat presiding over a deeply corrupt government" by a leading US daily that said his reputation was damaged by the "accusation t ...

Poll panel begins groundwork for polls in five States
Agartala, Sept 5 (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 on Tuesday. ...

30 dead as flames engulf firecracker factory
Chennai, Sept 5 (IANS): At least 30 people were killed and more than 45 injured Wednesday when an explosion tore through a fireworks factory in Sivakasi in Tamil Nadu, triggering a major fire, police said. ...

Troupe from Tripura, Manipur to perform in Germany
Agartala, Sept 5 (IANS): A troupe from India's two northeastern States - Tripura and Manipur - will perform in Germany to celebrate the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between that country and India, an official said here today. ...

Top PLA rebel arrested in Meghalaya
Shillong, Sept 5 (IANS): A top rebel of the outlawed People's Liberation Army of Manipur was arrested from eastern Meghalaya near the Bangladesh border, an official said today. ...

Govt to set up NRC directorate
GUWAHATI, Sept 4 – The State Government has decided to set up a special directorate to look into various aspects relating to updating of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in the State. ...

Intercepted migrants to be sent back
NEW DELHI, Sept 4 – With the illegal migration from Bangladesh threatening to become a national issue, the Centre last year amended the rules regarding deportation of illegal migrants from Bangladesh intercepted while entering the country. ...

White Paper on influx soon: CM
GUWAHATI, Sept 4 – Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today said that his Government will publish a white paper on steps taken to detect and deport illegal migrants and went on to dare opposition parties like Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) and the BJP (NDA regime) ...

ABSU demands scrutiny of camp inmates
GUWAHATI, Sept 4 – The All Bodo Students’ Union (ABSU) has reiterated its demand for proper scrutiny of the relief camp inmates during the process of rehabilitation and said that the probe into the ethnic clashes by the Central Bureau of Investigatio ...

CBI registers cases in coal scam
NEW DELHI, Sept 4 – CBI today carried out raids in 30 locations across the country after filing cases against five companies for alleged criminal conspiracy to get coal blocks by fudging their net worth figures and misrepresentation of facts and name ...

AGP demands probe on ex-IB chief’s charge
DIBRUGARH, Sept 4 – Former Chief Minister of Assam and president of the Asom Gana Parishad (AGP), Prafulla Kumar Mahanta today demanded a high level investigation into the alleged payment of Rs 15 crore to the banned ULFA outfit by a few politicians ...

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