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Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar paying floral tribute to Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan on the occasion of Teachers’ Day celebration in Agartala on Monday. – UB Photos
Rajnath briefs Modi on Jammu and Kashmir
NEW DELHI, Sept 6 (IANS): Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday briefed Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the visit of an all-party team to Jammu and Kashmir and the situation in the Kashmir Valley. ...

Kabul terror attack ends, 5 killed
KABUL, Sep 6 (IANS): Four terrorists and a civilian were killed here on Tuesday after an 11-hour gun battle that began overnight following three huge blasts that left 35 to 43 people dead, officials said. ...

Toll rises to 75, Kashmir closed for 59th consecutive day
SRINAGAR, Sept 6 (IANS): The authorities imposed curfew-like restrictions in the old city areas of Srinagar and some other parts of the Kashmir Valley on Tuesday as the toll in ongoing unrest rose to 75, officials said. ...

Education can bridge gaps in society: Sonowal
GUWAHATI, Sept 5 - Underlining the importance of teachers in social life, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today said that the pivotal role played by the teacher in forging a society based on mutual trust, harmony and camaraderie through education m ...

AASU critical of Centre over porous Bangla border
GUWAHATI, Sept 5 - The Government of India has compromised with national security by keeping the international border with Bangladesh open as along with foreign nationals, elements of fundamentalist and jehadi forces are entering India by taking adva ...

Urjit Patel takes charge as new RBI Governor
MUMBAI, Sept 5 - Urjit Patel who took over as the 24th Governor of Reserve Bank will has a tough task in maintaining the legacy of his predecessor Raghuram Rajan and balance the need to contain inflation without hurting growth. ...

Centre clears Rs 900 cr for NE tourism projects
NEW DELHI, Sept 5 - Asserting that the Centre is training special focus on development of tourism in the Northeast, Union Minister of State for Tourism and Culture Dr Mahesh Sharma said that projects worth Rs 900 crore have been cleared for developme ...

One nation in South Asia spreading terror: Modi
HANGZHOU, Sept 5 - In a sharp attack on Pakistan at the G20 summit here, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said “one single nation” in South Asia is spreading “agents of terror” as he asserted that those who sponsor the menace must be sanctioned and ...

Brahmaputra Fault a potential earthquake source
GUWAHATI, Sept 5 - The Chedrang Valley Fault, the epicentre of the June 12, 1897 Great Assam Earthquake of 8.7 magnitude, is still seismically active. Moreover, on its northern fringe, the Brahmaputra Fault has also been found to be a major potential ...

Society must treat differently abled with dignity: Doley
GUWAHATI, Sept 5 - Cultural Affairs Minister Naba Kumar Doley has stressed the importance of creating an ambience that would ensure the differently abled individuals the scope for empowerment. ...

Supreme Court advocate’s book on illegal migration released
GUWAHATI, Sept 5 - ‘Asamar Yatra—Nirashar Pora Ashaloi,’ a book written by Supreme Court advocate Upamanyu Hazarika on the illegal migration issue of Assam in a layman’s language, was released at a function at the Guwahati Press Club here today by fo ...

Rly passengers’ body for timely implementation of new projects
GUWAHATI, Sept 5 - Welcoming the decision of the Railway Ministry to fast-track various projects in the region, including doubling of tracks and construction of a second rail bridge over the Brahmaputra at Saraighat, the Assam Rail Passengers’ Associ ...

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