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People offering tribute to cultural icon Dr Bhupen Hazarika on his 86th birth anniversary at his Samadhi Kshetra at Jalukbari in Guwahati on Saturday. – UB Photos
Visa pact signed with Pak; India insists on 26/11 justice
Islamabad, Sept 9 (IANS): Vowing to move beyond the burdens of a troubled past, India and Pakistan on Saturday signed a pact to liberalise their visa regime to promote greater trade, travel and people-to-people contacts. India, however, made it clear ...

Don't let social media fan communal flames: PM
New Delhi, Sept 9 (IANS): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday flagged the use of social media and bulk SMSs to aggravate social tensions as the new challenge before the government and security forces, even as he expressed concern over the incre ...

PM’s concern over BTAD violence
NEW DELHI, Sept 8 – Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh on Saturday said that ethnic disturbances of North-east has further strained the communal situation in the country, which was already showing some signs of deterioration. ...

Bhupenda’s b’day celebrated
GUWAHATI, Sept 8 – The State today paid homage to one of its most illustrious sons and singing legend Dr Bhupen Hazarika on his 86th birthday in a manner that was reminiscent of the spontaneous public participation mourning the maestro’s death in Nov ...

Myanmar yet to act against NE ultras
GUWAHATI, Sept 8 – The failure of the Government of Myanmar to flush out militants of the North-east from the territory of that country and the possibility of the militants making efforts to re-establish bases in Bangladesh were two of the issues whi ...

Name Dibrugarh airport after Dr Hazarika: Ramesh
SADIYA, Sept 8 – Union Minister for Rural Development Jairam Ramesh today said he would submit a proposal for renaming the Dibrugarh Airport and Dhola-Sadiya bridge in Assam after legendary music maestro Bhupen Hazarika, reports PTI. ...

AGP opposes blanket settlement in BTAD
GUWAHATI, Sept 8 – The Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) has vehemently opposed the reported move of the State Government to settle those people ‘affected’ by the recent ethnic clashes in the Bodoland Territorial Administrative Districts (BTAD), who do not ha ...

Greens Tribunal slams MoEF, State Govt over KNP
NEW DELHI, Sept 8 – In a landmark verdict, the National Greens Tribunal, slamming the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) and the Assam Government, has penalised both asking them to deposit Rs 1 lakh each for conservation and restoration of fl ...

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