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BJP president Rajnath Singh addressing a press conference in Guwahati on Thursday. – Photo: Samarendra Sarma
CCEA approves 4 laning of NH-37 sections
NEW DELHI, Sept 20 (IANS): A cabinet panel has approved the four-laning of three sections of national highway (NH-37) in Assam. ...

Meghalaya High Court gets new Chief Justice
SHILLONG, Sept 20 (IANS): Justice Prafulla Chandra Pant was Friday sworn in as chief justice of the Meghalaya High Court. ...

Home, auto loans costlier as RBI hikes policy rate
MUMBAI, Sept 20 (IANS): Home, auto and other loans are set to become costlier as the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Friday unexpectedly hiked its key policy interest rate by 0.25 percent, saying inflation remains worrisome. ...

India addressing concerns of US nuclear suppliers: NSA
NEW DELHI, Sept 20 (IANS): India is "close to" clinching the commercial aspect of its civil nuclear deal with the US and is addressing the concerns of US suppliers over its nuclear liability law, National Security Adviser (NSA) Shivshankar Menon said ...

India, US working on liberalized visa regime
NEW DELHI, Sept 20 (IANS): India and the US are in discussions over a liberalized visa regime, National Security Adviser Shivshankar Menon said Friday. ...

Former BCCI secretary Jaywant Lele dies
NEW DELHI, Sept 20 (IANS): Former Indian cricket board secretary Jaywawant Lele passed away in Vaodadara. ...

Meghalaya shuts down in favour of ILP system
SHILLONG, Sept 20 (IANS): Normal life came to a standstill in Meghalaya Friday during a 12-hour shutdown called by as many as ten organisations demanding the introduction of the inner line permit (ILP) system to regulate movement to certain areas in ...

Centre cuts NE projects hit by cost escalation
NEW DELHI, Sept 19 – In an attempt to cut down on time and cost overruns, the DoNER Ministry has decided to guillotine some retained projects sanctioned way back in 2008-09, on the ground that the projects have lost relevance due to very high cost es ...

Rajnath dares Cong to name Prime Ministerial candidate
GUWAHATI, Sept 19 – Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president Rajnath Singh today openly challenged the Congress to declare the name of its Prime Ministerial candidate, asserting that the citizens of the country had the right to evaluate their ...

State anthem in 9 languages
UDALGURI, Sept 19 – O Mor Aponar Desh, the epoch making patriotic song composed by Sahityarathi Laxminath Bezbaruah, will be sung by more than 2000 people in Udalguri town in nine local prominent languages, i.e. Assamese, Sanskrit, Bodo, Nepali, Sant ...

Controversy erupts ahead of PM’s US visit
NEW DELHI, Sept 19 – Days ahead of the Prime Minister’s visit to the US, a controversy erupted today over the move to sign a contract for setting up of a nuclear plant with an American company bypassing the atomic regulator even as the Department of ...

Mohanbari Airport ready for night landing
DIBRUGARH, Sept 19 – All decks have been cleared and the groundwork completed for night landing and take-off as also for introduction of bigger aircraft at the Mohanbari Airport here. Kishore Sharma, Mohanbari Airport Director, said all facilities fo ...

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