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Manipur Chief Minister N Biren taking part in a cultural programme at Churachandpur district, Imphal on Tuesday. – Our Correspondent
I am real JD-U, will prove it: Sharad Yadav
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS): Although Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) has told Sharad Yadav to join Lalu Prasad's Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), the rebel leader on Wednesday claimed that he was the real JD-U and he will prove it soon. ...

China says 'pleased' at India-Japan rail cooperation
Beijing, Sep 13 (IANS): As New Delhi and Tokyo take forward their cooperation in building India's first bullet train, China on Wednesday said it is pleased at the development, and added that Beijing is ready to promote such infrastructure cooperation ...

NSUI, ABVP share glory in DUSU elections
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS): The Congress' student wing, the NSUI, on Wednesday bagged the posts of president and vice president in the Delhi University Students' Union (DUSU) while the RSS-affiliated ABVP won the posts of secretary and joint secretary. ...

Can’t share Brahmaputra data: China
BEIJING, Sept 12 - Post Doklam, China today said it cannot share with India the hydrological data of the Brahmaputra river due to upgradation of data collection station in Tibet but expressed readiness for talks to reopen the Nathu La pass in Sikkim ...

India rejects UN criticism
GENEVA, Sept 12 - India today strongly rejected the criticism by the UN human rights chief over its handling of Rohingya Muslim refugees, human rights situations in Jammu and Kashmir and observation relating to the killing of journalist Gauri Lankesh ...

SC issues contempt notice to APW president
NEW DELHI, Sept 12 - Taking cognizance of media reports casting aspersions on the conduct of Assam Coordinator for National Register of Citizens (NRC) Prateek Hajela, the Supreme Court today issued a contempt notice to Assam Public Works (APW) presid ...

India is being run by dynasties: Rahul
WASHINGTON, Sept 12 - Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi today said dynasties are commonplace in India, from politics to business, and stressed that a person’s capabilities are more important than pedigree. ...

Motorcycles, cars used to plough farm lands!
GUWAHATI, Sept 12 - Is it possible to plough agricultural land with motorcycles and cars? This may sound weird but such an incident took place in the Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) as a special audit carried out by the Comptroller and Auditor Gen ...

Call to amend existing laws
GUWAHATI, Sept 12 - Noting that the existing laws meant for welfare of tea tribes have the balance tilted towards the tea estate managements, Minister of State for Labour and Tea Tribes Welfare Pallab Lochan Das today said there was need to regulate ...

Plans for value addition to tea sector
GUWAHATI, Sept 12 - Acknowledging the challenges the tea sector in Assam is facing in the wake of growing competition in international market, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today informed the Assembly that the State government would approach the ...

Japanese investment plans in NE may come up in Modi-Abe talks
NEW DELHI, Sept 12 - Although a detailed dialogue is yet to begin between India and Japan on Tokyo’s plans to invest in the northeastern region, the issue is likely to be firmed up during bilateral talks between the two countries, when Prime Minister ...

The Body Shop to fund wildlife project
NEW DELHI, Sept 12 - Beauty brand The Body Shop today announced commencement of its bio-bridge project at Garo Hills in Meghalaya in partnership with Wildlife Trust of India as part of its CSR initiative. ...

Drugs worth Rs 1.76 crore seized in NE
GUWAHATI, Sept 12 - The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has seized 1,16,600 bottles of cough linctus containing codeine phosphate valued at about Rs 1.76 crore, in two separate seizures recently, a DRI press release said. ...

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