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Saturday , July 20 , 2013

‘It’s not time yet to deploy special force’

Maoists are active in Assam and cannot be wished away. But it’s not time yet to let the “greyhounds” loose on them, says director-general of police J.N. Choudhury, in conversation with Sumir Karmakar of The Telegraph. ...   | Read..

Hunt on for Assam hostage in Bangla

The Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB), a paramilitary force in the neighbouring nation, has embarked on an extensive patr...   | Read..

Party leader in Shillong to enlighten members on bill

The Congress today strongly defended the much-debated Food Security Ordinance saying that only 1.7 per cent of the count...   | Read..

GNLA leader killed in East Garo Hills

A deputy commander of the Garo National Liberation Army was shot dead by security forces in a fierce three-hour gun bat...   | Read..


The Karimganj district administration has ordered a magisterial inquiry into the attempted abduction of a Khasi girl at ...   | Read..
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Himanta assures Garo groups
Assam education minister Himanta Biswa Sarma assured the representatives of Garo organisations,...  | Read.. 
Manipur teachers protest anomalies
The Manipur University Teachers’ Association has decided to go on mass casual leave on August 1...  | Read.. 

Rio hope for solution to talks

Nagaland chief minister Neiphiu Rio said today that it was time for th...   | Read..

Duo deny suicide pact

The two teenagers found inside a cinema hall here yesterday with their...   | Read..

Dispur mulls hospital takeover

Dispur has mooted a proposal to take over the 20-year-old Cachar Cance...   | Read..

18 break out of jail in Lohit

All 18 prisoners escaped from an undertrials’ cell at Chongkham under ...   | Read..

Trafficking on Dispur’s radar

Dispur has constituted block-level committees to check human trafficking i...   | Read..

Sip another cup, bring cheer to tea industry

Just once is not enough. The Tea Board of India is targeting rural areas t...   | Read..

Bills on varsity, tobacco ban passed

Three bills, including one banning smokeless tobacco and another for s...   | Read..

MLA plea against obstruction

AIUDF legislator Sherman Ali Ahmed has lodged a complaint of breach of...   | Read..

Assam to be spiritual hotspot

Assam plans to promote religious tourism in a big way by holding a ser...   | Read..

Seba seeks permanent secretary before exam

The members of Board of Secondary Education Assam (Seba) today decided...   | Read..

Mom death rate drops in Assam

Assam health and family welfare minister Himanta Biswa Sarma today pre...   | Read..

Govt to hasten Barak projects

The Assam government today decided to appoint a special nodal officer ...   | Read..
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UPAA beat Eastern 3-2
United Progressive Adults Association, Kiyamgei, ran off with a 3-2 goal victory ...  | Read.. 
VCAA for posthumous ex gratia
The Veteran Cricket Association of Assam (VCAA) will move the Assam Cr ...  | Read.. 
AIFF moves Dispur for U-17 World Cup venue
The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has formally moved Dispur for ...  | Read.. 
Punjab boy lifts crown
Paramveer Singh Bajwa of Punjab lifted double crowns in the boys’ ...  | Read..