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Unified Command takes stock of JMB activities

Security preparations for R-Day reviewed, vigil to be sharpened at Indo-Bangla and inter-state borders


GUWAHATI, Jan 11: A strategic group meeting of the Unified Command Structure held on Wednesday focused on increasing activities of Jamaat-ul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) and other insurgent groups in Assam. 

The security meet discussed ab...

SC rejects probe into alleged payoffs to Modi

New Delhi, Jan 11: In a boost to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a plea to probe the alleged payoffs by the Birla-Sahara groups to him when he was the Gujarat Chief Minister.

Rejecting a plea by NGO Common Cause, Justice Arun Mishra and Justice Amitava Roy said the documents produced to seek an FIR against the Prime Minister and other political func...

1.98 lakh job cards cancelled, verification on

Another Congress ‘legacy’ unearthed, this time in MGNREGA


GUWAHATI, Jan 11: Another corrupt legacy of 15 years of Congress rule in the State has come to light with the detection of widespread anomalies and fund misappropriation in issuing of job cards to employment seekers under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act ...

Obama says goodbye, offers hope in emotional speech

Chicago, Jan 11: Outgoing US President Barack Obama bid farewell to Americans in an emotional speech here on Tuesday night with the same message of hope and optimism that brought him into the White House eight years ago. From his adopted hometown of Chicago, the city where he found purpose in public life, the 44th President of the US called on the country to be “anxious, jealous guardians...

WB cuts Indian GDP growth forecast to 7%

Washington, Jan 11: In its first projection on India post the demonetisation of high value currency, the World Bank has lowered the country’s GDP growth estimate for this fiscal to 7 per cent, from the 7.6 per cent estimate made in June last year. US firm Fitch Ratings has also reiterated its late November downgrading of India’s growth outlook. (IANS)...

BJP out to win panchayat poll!

By our Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, Jan 11: The BJP high command feels that if the BJP Assam Pradesh is to win the day, it has to win the panchayat polls slated to be held in the State next year. The top leaders of the party are of the opinion that without winning the panchayat poll, the win of the party in the State cannot get longevity. This apart, without winning the panchayat poll in th...

Only teachers can bring change in society: Pallab Lochan Das

Free textbooks distributed in Sonitpur district

 From a Correspondent

Tezpur, Jan 11: Distributing free textbooks for Class IX and Class X to the secondary schools of the Sonitpur district, State Minister Pallab Lochan Das on Wednesday said that only teachers could bring change in the society.

The minister, who was the chief guest at the inaugural function o...

‘Illegal migration, encroachment threat to indigenous people’


Golaghat, Jan11: The original inhabitants in the State of Assam are not safe now. The rights of the indigenous people of this land have been violated since long by migrants from other parts of the nation.  The people who migrated from other parts now have a strong hold over the natural resources of this enriched land and thus the indigenous people are get...

Chinese daily warns India over Vietnam ties

Beijing, Jan 11: China will not sit quietly if India boosts military ties with Vietnam to counter Beijing, a Chinese newspaper warned on Wednesday. An op-ed in Global Times also told New Delhi not to “stir up troubles” in Southeast Asia. “If the Indian government genuinely treats its enhancement of military relations with Vietnam as a strategic arrangement or even revenge against...

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 Meghalaya News
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 Northeast News
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Tension over girl trafficking from Reang refugee camps in Tripura
Centre to raise digital literacy, curb electronics imports: Minister
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CPM presses for publication of draft roll of NRC
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 National News
BJP's hat-trick win in Delhi civic poll routs AAP, Congress
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Modi to launch air connectivity scheme on April 27
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House panel visits bordering areas in Sivasagar district
Assam Speaker visits Assam-Nagaland border areas
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