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England contingent for the Commonwealth Games-2010 on arrival at Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi on Friday. – UNI
Now, Sarkar refuses to wear gown at convocation
AGARTALA, Sep 25 (IANS): Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar Saturday refused to wear the gown at the convocation of Tripura University, reviving the controversy created by Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh when he removed his robe earlier this year ...

Guwahati goes without newspapers as hawkers agitate
GUWAHATI, Sept 25 (PTI): The city had to do without newspapers as a three-day hawkers' strike demanding higher commission began today. ...

Two hardcore NDFB militants arrested
GUWAHATI, Sept 25 (PTI): Two hardcore NDFB militants were caught in a joint operation by Assam Police and CRPF personnel here today, police said. ...

I accept the responsibility, says Suresh Kalmadi
NEW DELHI, Sep 25 (PTI): Often the butt of criticism, Commonwealth Games Organising Committee Chairman Suresh Kalmadi today faced some tough questioning from journalists but he accepted moral responsibility for the mess ahead of the event. ...

Grand reception given to 'Magnificent Mary' in Imphal
IMPHAL, Sept 25 (PTI): Indian woman boxer M C Mary Kom, who clinched a historic fifth World Championship title in Barbados, was felicitated by Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh after arriving home here from New Delhi this morning. ...

19 ULFA rebels in Assam Police custody
GUWAHATI, Sep 25 (IANS): At least 19 top separatist commanders of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA), including rebel commander Anu Buragohain, who were arrested in Bangladesh and later handed over to Indian authorities, were Saturda ...

PIL on retirement age of civil servants
LUCKNOW, Sep 24 (PTI): A PIL was filed in the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court today, seeking direction to extend the retirement age of officers of India Civil Services from 60 years to at least 65 years. ...

Security norms may hit mobile users in NE
GUWAHATI, Sept 24 – Though the level of violence in Assam and other parts of the North East is coming down gradually and the overall situation in the region is much better than the States affected by violence unleashed by the Maoist rebel groups, the ...

Service provider ropes in experts
GUWAHATI, Sept 24 – Following bizarre incidents of people receiving injuries due to 'bursting' of cell phones in the State, a leading mobile service provider has roped in experts to carry out a thorough investigation. ...

AASU suspends economic blockade
GUWAHATI, Sept 24 – The All Assam Students' Union (AASU) today announced suspension of its ongoing economic blockade against Nagaland 'with immediate effect,' following an agreement with the Naga Students' Federation (NSF) at a joint meeting at Golag ...

All have right to speak from DU: VC
DIBRUGARH, Sept 24 – In the wake of strong reactions following the visit of All India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretary Rahul Gandhi to Dibrugarh University (DU) yesterday, the DU authorities today said that University was open for all and ...

College teachers flay Govt apathy
GUWAHATI, Sept 24 – The State Government's stance regarding problems endured by many college teachers across Assam has been flayed by the Assam Non-Sanctioned Provincialised College Teachers' Association (Listed). The Association, referring to the di ...

All types of dengue virus present in NE
GUWAHATI, Sept 24 - Dengue viruses are not new to Assam or to other NorthEastern states. All the dengue virus serotypes were introduced to the region about one decade back, maintain sources in the Dibrugarh-based Regional Medical Research Centre (RMR ...

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