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Assam: 6 arrested for having links to jihadi elements

The Assam police have arrested six people for having links with jihadi elements in the Dhubri sector of western Assam along the India-Bangladesh border. The arrests come after the Assam police......

Assam poll violence: 3 killed, 5 hurt in police firing

Security personnel had to resort to firing when a mob tried to storm into a vote counting station in western Assam’s Dhubri district at around 10.30 am on Friday today, killing three persons......

Ethnic violence rocks Assam, thousands flee

The toll in continuing violence in western Assam reached 32 on Tuesday after four persons were killed in police firing in Kokrajhar district, where shoot-at-sight orders and indefinite curfew......

Assam: More rhinos translocated under IRV 2020

Two more one-horned rhinos have been translocated to Manas National Park, a world Heritage Site in western Assam, from Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary near Guwahati as part of the Indian Rhino Vision......

Assam: Abducted engineer remains untraced

The abduction of a 50-year-old engineerin Kokrajhar district,western Assam, by suspected militants belonging to the anti-peace talks faction of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland has left......

Priced tea falls prey to Darjeeling unrest

Being a victim of recurring political unrest over three decades, low productivity and escalating production cost, the Darjeeling tea industry has not been in good financial health over a long time.......

How to build a business in the Himalayas

The Alams saw the magical spot while on a drive to the hills.A few years later they set up home and a small hand woven shawl business, hiring local weavers, using local wool and natural colours......

Congress leaders stage protests against demonetisation outside RBI offices

They alleged that the central bank has "failed miserably" in handling the situation post-demonetisation. IMAGE: Congress workers shout slogans during their RBI Gherao protest over the......

After Bandhan, another micro lender in Bengal eyes the big league

IMAGE: An Arohan Compulsory Group Training (CGT) session in progress in Bihar. Photograph: Kind courtesy, Arohan What is it about Arohan that puts it in the top league of microfinance institutions......

India Shining! Precious forest land wiped away for 23,716 industrial projects

The government may claim planted trees compensate for forests lost, but that does not mean complex flora and fauna destroyed have been restored, points out Himadri Ghosh. Over the last 30 years,......

Noteworthy statistics from first-class and Ranji Trophy

Maharashtra’s Swapnil Gugale and Ankit Bawane set a new record in the Ranji Trophy championship against Delhi, by adding 594 runs for the third wicket without being separated. This is now the......

Ranji Roundup: Baroda thrash Punjab by an innings & 116 runs

IMAGE: Railways's Saurabh Waraskar celebrates against Mumbai at the Wankhede Stadium on Tuesday. Photograph: PTI Baroda inflicted a massive innings and 116 runs defeat on Punjab on the back of an......

FIFA-AIFF football development program in seven Indian states

Dr Shaji Prabhakaran (left), Regional Development Officer for FIFA in South and Central Asia, and WIFA Chief Executive Officer Henry Menezes interact with media persons during AIFF Strategic Plan......
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Defence Minister in huddle with HM, ITBP amid reports of PLA build-up

Days after visiting the India-China border in Nathu La in Sikkim, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had a briefing from the Indo-Tibetan Border... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/637119/defence-minister-huddle-hm-itbp.html
Rise in extreme rainfall events due to an unusual behaviour of the Arabian Sea

An unusual behaviour of the Arabian Sea has triggered a three-fold rise in "widespread extreme rainfall" in central India since the 1950s,... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/636059/rise-extreme-rainfall-events-due.html
'There is a sense of fear among Muslims'

'It is strange that people who dissent get computer-generated I-T notices.' 'We want people to break their silence; keeping silent amounts to tacit... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/interview/there-is-a-sense-of-fear-among-muslims/20170927.htm
Harsh Mander

The Centre for Equity Studies, run by former IAS officer Harsh Mander, has been served an income tax notice for 'complete scrutiny' of its... ...

http://news.rediff.com/commentary/2017/sep/27/public-dissent-is-the-highest-public-duty-harsh-mander/aeb8c59d037f76eb573c607ef78a1aed
Golakganj ready to celebrate Durga Puja

GAURIPUR, Sept 22 - Golokganj, a mini town and an important business centre of western Assam and located on the bank of the river Gangadhar is... ...

http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=sep2317/state053

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