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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......

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,......

Land reforms fail, only 5% of India's farmers control 32% land

The average land given to the rural landless is small and falling, from 0.95 acres in 2002 to 0.88 acres in 2015 - a 7.4 per cent drop over 13 years–and a slowdown is evident in the process......

'We are starting the largest lab in India'

Sanjeev Vashishta, chief executive officer at SRL Diagnostics, talks to Deepak Patel about expansion plans and regulations for the sector. Excerpts: Last year, you said you'd be expanding into......

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......

Army Red beat Pune FC in Durand Cup

Army Red defeated a second string Pune FC 2-0 in the opening match of the quarter-final league stage of the 126th Durand Cup Football Tournament in New Delhi on Monday. T V Vipin and C......
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After ambush on Assam Rifles, security forces hit back by killing 2 rebels

GUWAHATI: The security forces hit back at the militants on Sunday, gunning down two of them, hours after they had killed two Assam Rifles personnel... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/nation/2017/jan/22/after-ambush-on-assam-rifles-security-forces-hit-back-by-killing-2-rebels-1562373.html
Meghalaya celebrates 45th Statehood Day

Staff Correspondent SHILLONG, Jan 21 - Prime Minister Narendra Modi today greeted the people of Meghalaya on the occasion of its 45th Statehood... ...

http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=jan2217/oth051
Importance of studying history of quakes stressed

AJIT PATOWARY File photo of 1950 Assam earthquake GUWAHATI, Jan 21 - Noted earthquake engineering expert Dr Sarada Sarma of the Imperial College,... ...

http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=jan2217/state050
Songs of a Wayfarer

On how Papon sustains a nomad's heart and straddles Eastern folk and contemporary Western tunes. A cascading riff on the acoustic guitar opens Amir... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/lifestyle/art-and-culture/on-how-papon-sustains-a-nomads-heart-and-straddles-eastern-folk-and-contemporary-western-tunes-4485612/
Internet Woes to Continue Till January 30 in Bangladesh

Temporary disruption of web services in Bangladesh may continue till January 30 due to the maintenance work of the submarine cable, an official... ...

http://www.news18.com/news/tech/internet-woes-to-continue-till-january-30-in-bangladesh-1338472.html

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