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Union Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilisers Mansukh L Mandaviya lighting the ceremonial lamp at the launching of Pradhan Mantri Jan Aushadhi Yojana and signing of the tripartite MoU between BPPI, Government of Arunachal Pradesh and RKS in Itanagar on Monday. – UB Photos
China, Pakistan must be ready for setbacks to CPEC: Daily
Beijing, Sep 13 (IANS): The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is unlikely to be "plain sailing" for both countries and they should brace themselves for "potential setbacks", a Chinese daily said on Tuesday. ...

Three killed in Kashmir clashes between mobs and security forces
Srinagar, Sep 13 (IANS): Three protesters were killed on Tuesday in clashes between mobs and security forces in the Kashmir Valley, police said. ...

Bengaluru calm, protests rage elsewhere over Cauvery
Bengaluru, Sep 13 (IANS): Uneasy calm prevailed in violence-hit Bengaluru on Tuesday even as protests resumed at Mandya and Mysuru in southern Karnataka over releasing more Cauvery river water to Tamil Nadu. ...

Ganga Ram Hospital reports three chikungunya deaths
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS): Three new deaths due to chikungunya were reported in the city's Ganga Ram Hospital. The three men, who died on Monday, were over 60 years age, authorities said. ...

Arunachal Governor Rajkhowa removed
NEW DELHI, Sept 12 - Acting on recommendation of the Centre, President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday removed Arunachal Pradesh Governor JP Rajkhowa and appointed Meghalaya Governor V Shanmuganathan to take over charge temporarily. ...

Id today
GUWAHATI, Sept 12 - Id-uz-Zuha, the festival of sacrifice will be observed tomorrow in the State, along with the rest of the country. The followers of Islam will offer prayers in the morning tomorrow at the Idgahs and mosques. ...

Foundation stone for doubling rail track laid
GUWAHATI, Sept 12 - Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohain today jointly laid the foundation stone of the project for doubling of railway line in the Hojai-Lumding section at a public function held at Hojai. ...

Cabinet nod to set up GST Council
NEW DELHI, Sept 12 - Moving on fast track to roll out GST from April 1, 2017, the Cabinet today approved setting up of all powerful GST Council, which will decide on the tax rate, exempted goods and the threshold by November 22. ...

Centre’s stress on tech edu in NE
NEW DELHI, Sept 12 - The Centre will focus on low income states, hill states, the Northeast, and Andaman and Nicobar Islands in phase III of its Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP), which aims to raise standards in educational i ...

17,418 ha cropland infested with rice swarming caterpillars
GUWAHATI, Sept 12 - A crisis of unprecedented proportions has hit the State’s agriculture, with rice swarming caterpillars (Spodoptera mauritia) descending on cropland in their millions and destroying paddy (Sali) spread over thousands of hectares. ...

Scholars want settlement based on situation of Nagas
DIMAPUR, Sept 12 - Naga Scholars’ Association (NSA) has adopted a ‘communiqué’ on ‘Naga-India Framework Agreement’ that maintained that the “ongoing initiative” for Naga-India political settlement between National Socialist Council of Nagalim (NSCN-I ...

Assam Government urged to resume border talks: Mukul Sangma
SHILLONG, Sept 12 - Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma informed the State Assembly today of writing to his Assam counterpart to resume the stalled inter-State ...

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