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People taking part in a peace rally organized by Co-ordination Committee for Communal Harmony in Kokrajhar town on Sunday. – UB Photos
IMG to meet on Sept 12 to finalise report on 29 coal blocks
NEW DELHI, Sept 10 (PTI): The Inter-Ministerial Group (IMG) on the allocation of coal blocks will decide this week the fate of 29 mines given to companies such as Jindal Steel and Power and Reliance Power, following its last week's review of the prog ...

ULFA cadre killed in encounter
GOALPARA, Sept 10 (PTI): An ULFA cadre, suspected to have been behind the attack on a CRPF convoy in August, was killed in an encounter with security forces in Assam's Goalpara district today. ...

Police crack down on Kudankulam protest, enter village
CHENNAI, Sept 10 (IANS): Tamil Nadu police Monday resorted to a cane charge to disburse thousands of villagers, including women and children, staging protests on the beach at Kudankulam, behind the upcoming nuclear power plant. ...

President's son's visit exposes cracks in Tripura Congress
AGARTALA, Sept 10 (IANS): A section of Congress leaders in Tripura Monday demanded strict action against the Congress workers who manhandled President Pranab Mukherjee's son Abhijit Mukherjee here last week. ...

Tripura to build science village
AGARTALA, Sept 10 (IANS): A science village is set to come up in Tripura to popularise scientific concepts in rural areas of the northeastern region. ...

Future of State bleak if steps against influx not taken: Sinha
GUWAHATI, Sept 9 – If a Government, which is not friendly to India, manages to assume power in Bangladesh, the situation in Assam will be just like that of Kashmir, warned former Assam Governor, Lt Gen (Retd) SK Sinha. ...

Illiteracy behind high Muslim population: CM
NEW DELHI, Sept 9 – Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today dismissed the suggestion that illegal migration from Bangladesh has led to high growth of Muslim population in the state but blamed illiteracy for the high birth rate among the community, reports P ...

Audit bodies decry Cong attack on CAG
GUWAHATI, Sept 9 – Taking exception to the vituperative attacks by Congress leaders on the CAG in the aftermath of its audit report on allocation of coal blocks and augmentation of coal production (Ministry of Coal) in Parliament, the All India Audit ...

Call for probe into BTAD conflicts
GUWAHATI, Sept 9 – The United Movement for People’s Right has urged the Centre to conduct a high-level inquiry into the recent Bodoland Territorial Autonomous District (BTAD) violence by a commission headed by a retired judge of the Supreme Court. ...

ISRO successfully launches its 100th mission
SRIHARIKOTA (AP), Sept 9 – Making history in its space Odyssey, India today successfully launched its 100th mission with its workhorse PSLV-C21 placing in orbit two foreign satellites in a flawless flight from the spaceport here, reports PTI. ...

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