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    Rain shortfall in 5 North Eastern states, deficit highest in Manipur

    Rain shortfall in 5 North Eastern states, deficit highest in Manipur


    Five northern eastern states have received deficit rainfall this monsoon with Manipur recording the highest rain shortfall in the country. The other four states that received deficit rainfall are Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya and...

    Five northern eastern states have received deficit rainfall this monsoon with Manipur recording the highest rain shortfall in the country. The other four states that received deficit rainfall are Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya and Nagaland.
    Reception desks for visitors set up at five police stations

    Reception desks for visitors set up at five police stations


    Come to Panbazar police station any day now, and you will find a reception desk to welcome you. From now on, five police stations in the city will have 'reception rooms' to address any queries of complainants or visitors and guide them...

    Come to Panbazar police station any day now, and you will find a reception desk to welcome you. From now on, five police stations in the city will have 'reception rooms' to address any queries of complainants or visitors and guide them accordingly.
    Trafficked girl rescued from Rajasthan

    Trafficked girl rescued from Rajasthan


    Jalukbari Police have rescued a 15-year-old girl, who hails from Adabari area, from Rajasthan's Churu district.With the help of counterparts in Rajasthan, Assam Police have also arrested one suspected...

    Jalukbari Police have rescued a 15-year-old girl, who hails from Adabari area, from Rajasthan's Churu district.With the help of counterparts in Rajasthan, Assam Police have also arrested one suspected trafficker.
    Sonowal meets world champ Hima Das's parents at Dhing

    Sonowal meets world champ Hima Das's parents at Dhing


    Chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday visited the Dhing residence of ace srprinter Hima Das who created history by winning gold at the IAAF World Under-20 Championships at Tampere in Finland...

    Chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday visited the Dhing residence of ace srprinter Hima Das who created history by winning gold at the IAAF World Under-20 Championships at Tampere in Finland recently.
    NPP confident of winning South Tura, Ranikor seats

    NPP confident of winning South Tura, Ranikor seats


    The National People's Party (NPP), which is heading the six-party Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) government, is confident of winning both South Tura and Ranikor assembly seats in the upcoming bypolls to the two...

    The National People's Party (NPP), which is heading the six-party Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) government, is confident of winning both South Tura and Ranikor assembly seats in the upcoming bypolls to the two constituencies.
    Karbi Anglong lynching: Government files 'action taken' report to HC

    Karbi Anglong lynching: Government files 'action taken' report to HC


    Submitting its action taken report before the Gauhati high court on the safety of tourists and visitors to the Karbi Anglong district following the lynching of two youths in June, the Assam government on Monday said police have been posted at tourist and...

    Submitting its action taken report before the Gauhati high court on the safety of tourists and visitors to the Karbi Anglong district following the lynching of two youths in June, the Assam government on Monday said police have been posted at tourist and picnic spots in the hill district and awareness campaigns have been launched to sensitize locals against rumours.
    Six agents held in Rs 11 crore PDS scam

    Six agents held in Rs 11 crore PDS scam


    The chief minister's special vigilance cell on Monday arrested six Public Distribution System (PDS) supply agents in Nagaon district on charges of...

    The chief minister's special vigilance cell on Monday arrested six Public Distribution System (PDS) supply agents in Nagaon district on charges of corruption.
    Students may get another chance to choose Hons courses

    Students may get another chance to choose Hons courses


    With the admission process in city colleges having come to an end, students who have enrolled this year may now be given an opportunity switch over to honours courses of their choices in other...

    With the admission process in city colleges having come to an end, students who have enrolled this year may now be given an opportunity switch over to honours courses of their choices in other colleges.
    Another Udalguri citizen now gets 'D' voter's notice

    Another Udalguri citizen now gets 'D' voter's notice


    Barely a month after Gopal Das committed suicide for not being able to contest the 'D' voter notice of the government because of his poor financial status, a 40-year-old woman is also battling the stigma of being a suspected foreigner in...

    Barely a month after Gopal Das committed suicide for not being able to contest the 'D' voter notice of the government because of his poor financial status, a 40-year-old woman is also battling the stigma of being a suspected foreigner in Udalguri.
    BJP is using NRC to polarize voters ahead of LS polls: Congress

    BJP is using NRC to polarize voters ahead of LS polls: Congress


    The Congress on Monday accused the BJP-led government of using the NRC update process to 'polarize Assam on religious lines' ahead of the Lok Sabha polls by excluding names of people belonging to a religious minority community from the register despite...

    The Congress on Monday accused the BJP-led government of using the NRC update process to 'polarize Assam on religious lines' ahead of the Lok Sabha polls by excluding names of people belonging to a religious minority community from the register despite possession of relevant documents on citizenship.
    Bru front withdraws from refugee repatriation accord

    Bru front withdraws from refugee repatriation accord


    The Mizoram Bru Displaced People's Forum (MBDPF) on Monday pulled out of the July 3 quadrilateral agreement between it, the Centre and the Tripura and Mizoram governments on the respatriation of Bru refugees. Altogether 5,407 Bru families, displaced from...

    The Mizoram Bru Displaced People's Forum (MBDPF) on Monday pulled out of the July 3 quadrilateral agreement between it, the Centre and the Tripura and Mizoram governments on the respatriation of Bru refugees. Altogether 5,407 Bru families, displaced from Mizoram, have been living in refugee camps of Tripura for the past 21 years.
    APSC scam: MP's daughter, 18 more officials summoned

    APSC scam: MP's daughter, 18 more officials summoned


    Those who were served with summons include three state police officers, including Sharma, 13 civil service officials and three allied service...

    Those who were served with summons include three state police officers, including Sharma, 13 civil service officials and three allied service officials.
    Handwriting test for Assam MP's daughter in jobs scam

    Handwriting test for Assam MP's daughter in jobs scam


    Besides Sharma, those served with summons include two state police officers, 13 civil service officials and three allied service...

    Besides Sharma, those served with summons include two state police officers, 13 civil service officials and three allied service officials.
    CM Sonowal announces Rs 50 lakh award for Hima Das

    CM Sonowal announces Rs 50 lakh award for Hima Das


    Chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday announced a cash reward of Rs 50 lakh for Hima Das who recently scripted history by becoming the first Indian athlete to claim gold in an international track event when she claimed victory in 400m at the IAAF...

    Chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday announced a cash reward of Rs 50 lakh for Hima Das who recently scripted history by becoming the first Indian athlete to claim gold in an international track event when she claimed victory in 400m at the IAAF World U-20 Athletics Championships in Finland. Sonowal has already made Hima the sports ambassador of Assam after the victory.