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Dhaka, Delhi business chambers make plans to bridge deficit


April 12th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 12 (IANS) Leading business lobbies in Bangladesh and India have agreed to expedite bilateral trade and investment between the two countries and have laid out plans to bridge the ... Read more...

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Indian business delegation to visit Bangladesh


March 27th, 2010 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 26 (IANS) A high level Indian business delegation would visit Bangladesh early next month, Bangladesh's Industry Minister Dilip Barua said here Friday. "A 50-member team will be visiting Bangladesh on April ... Read more...

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Court bans 15-year-old commercial vehicles in Tripura


March 26th, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 26 (IANS) Guwahati High Court has directed the Tripura government to phase out commercial vehicles that are more than 15 years old to check pollution. The court also told the traffic ... Read more...

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Three candidates in fray for two Assam Rajya Sabha seats


March 16th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 16 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday fielded two candidates for as many seats for next week's Rajya Sabha elections, while the opposition pledged its support to a media baron as ... Read more...

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ULFA leader Pradeep Gogoi released from jail after 18 years


March 4th, 2010 - 11:12 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Mar 4 (ANI): The United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) vice-chairman Pradeep Gogoi was released on bail from the Guwahati Central Jail here on Thursday after 18 years.The court of the ... Read more...

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Agartala trade fair focuses on trade with Bangladesh


February 19th, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by ANI
By Pinaki DasAgartala, Feb 19 (ANI): The 20th Industry and Trade Fair held recently in Agartala focused on promoting bilateral trade with Bangladesh.During the ten-day Agartala Industry and Trade Fair, Bangladeshi business ... Read more...

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Bangladesh to expand infrastructure to boost trade with India’s northeast


February 10th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 10 (IANS) Bangladesh will develop infrastructure along the border with northeast India to give a further impetus to bilateral trade, a minister said here. "The new industrial policy of the ... Read more...

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Bangladesh’s Industry Minister calls for stronger trade links with India


February 10th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Akhawra Border Post (Tripura), Feb 10 (ANI): Bangladesh Minister for Industries Dilip Barua has called for stronger trade ties with India.On his arrival here on Tuesday, Barua said he was ... Read more...

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Central Government calls for meeting on talks with ULFA


January 28th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 28 (ANI): The Central Government has called for a high-level meeting next month to discuss strategy for possible talks with the rebel United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA).Home ... Read more...

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Demand for separate time zone in northeast gathers momentum


January 23rd, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, Jan 23 (IANS) A group of opinion makers Saturday decided to lobby the central government for a separate time zone for the northeast so that there is ... Read more...

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Bangladeshis comprise half of ULFA’s lower cadre: Official


January 8th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Half of the lower cadre strength of banned terrorist outfit United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) is from Bangladesh, the paramilitary Assam Rifles chief Lt Gen ... Read more...

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Assam government expects written offer for talks from ULFA


January 8th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 8 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Friday said his government was expecting a written offer for talks from the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA). "We are expecting something ... Read more...

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People have lost faith in ULFA: Tarun Gogoi


December 30th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Dec 30 (ANI): Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has said people have lost faith in the rebel United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) and want peace and development in the state. ... Read more...

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‘ULFA wants a permanent and respectful solution’


December 29th, 2009 - 7:46 pm ICT by ANI
Lakwa (Assam), Dec 29 (ANI): Incarcerated ULFA's chief Arabinda Rajkhowa'a wife, Kaveri Kachari, has sought a permanent and respectful solution to the aspirations of Assamese.Speaking on behalf of the ULFA in Lakwa, ... Read more...

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Bangladesh ready to tackle any ULFA threat: Minister


December 8th, 2009 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 8 (IANS) Bangladesh was ready to tackle any threat from Indian separatist group ULFA, whose top leader Arabinda Rajkhowa surrendered to Indian authorities last week and has threatened retaliation ... Read more...

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India in touch with neighbouring countries for nabbing Paresh Baruah


December 5th, 2009 - 10:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.5 (ANI): On the day when Arabinda Rajkhowa, self-styled Chairman of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA), and Raju Baruah, the outfit's deputy commander-in-chief, surrendered to Indian authorities near ... Read more...

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AMU poet wins prestigious award


November 25th, 2009 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Nov 25 (IANS) The Gangadhar National Award for poetry, instituted by Sambalpur University, has gone to A.M.K. Shahryar, a noted poet and formerly of the Urdu department in Aligarh Muslim University ... Read more...

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Culture of song more powerful than of gun: Official


November 25th, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 25 (IANS) The answer to the gun is a song. Celebrating 75 years of Assamese cinema at the 40th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) here, an Assam official Wednesday ... Read more...

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Bangladesh hands over two top ULFA rebels to India


November 8th, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahatai, Nov. 8 (ANI): In an unprecedented move, Bangladesh has deported two top ULFA rebels to through the Indo-Bangladesh border in Tripura.Border Security Force officials said Sashadhar Choudhury, ULFA's Foreign Secretary ... Read more...

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Curator hopes sixth India-Australia ODI to be a high-scoring


November 7th, 2009 - 8:48 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Nov 7(ANI): On the eve of the sixth ODI between India and Australia, Chief curator of Assam Cricket Association (ACA) Sunil Kumar Barua said that he hopes the game would be ... Read more...

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India under pressure as Australia look to clinch series


November 7th, 2009 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 7 (IANS) The narrow loss in Hyderabad pushed India on to the backfoot in the seven-match series as Australia took a 3-2 lead. Psychologically, the pressure is on the ... Read more...

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Guwahati wicket promises another India-Australia run-feast


November 6th, 2009 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 6 (IANS) After the run-feast at Hyderabad, fans can expect another high-scoring entertainer between India and Australia in the sixth One-Day International at the Nehru Stadium here Sunday. Chief curator of ... Read more...

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Majuli goes back in time - for World Heritage status


September 20th, 2009 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Azera Rahman Majuli (Assam), Sep 20 (IANS) Stone bridges based on ancient architectural techniques might just be Majuli's stepping stone to the World Heritage Site tag. Or so the Assam government is ... Read more...

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Raja Rammohun Roy remembered in Bangladesh (Lead)


August 28th, 2009 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 28 (IANS) Raja Rammohun Roy, the 19th century social reformer, was commemorated here with a mural unveiled in his name in Rangpur in northern Bangladesh. A school will be set up ... Read more...

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Mural unveiled in memory of Ram Mohan Roy in Bangladesh


August 28th, 2009 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 28 (IANS) A mural has been unveiled at the Raja Ram Mohan Roy Club in Rangpur, northern Bangladesh to commemorate the social reform efforts of the 19th century pioneer of ... Read more...

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Our films have kept India-Pakistan from all-out war: Mahesh Bhatt


June 17th, 2009 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 17 (IANS) Bollywood filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt feels that steady, subtle infiltration of Indian cinema into Pakistani households is one of the reasons which has kept both countries from an all ... Read more...

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Amal Allana gets second term as NSD chief


June 15th, 2009 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Monday appointed veteran theatre personality Amal Allana as chairperson of the National School of Drama (NSD) for a second term with immediate effect. ... Read more...

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Nothing special about the music of ‘Morning Walk’ (IANS Music Review)


June 13th, 2009 - 9:14 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Film: "Morning Walk"; Music Director: Jeet Ganguly; Lyricists: Sanjeev Tiwari, Dibyendu Mukherji and Nida Fazli; Singers: Ustad Rashid Khan, Shreya Ghosal, Joi Barua, Dibyendu Mukherji, Shaan and Nargis; Rating: ... Read more...

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Are enough Bollywood films dealing with Indian sub-cultures?


June 2nd, 2009 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) Historical epics, book adaptations, sci-fi thrillers and tragedies - Hindi cinema is churning out movies on multiple themes. But do many of them deal with ... Read more...

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IIM-Ahmedabad, Union Bank sign pact


March 18th, 2009 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, March 18 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad (IIM-A) and state-run Union Bank of India (UBI) Wednesday signed an agreement for fostering research on small and medium enterprises (SMEs). The bank ... Read more...

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Zia government behind botched ULFA arms shipment, court told


March 5th, 2009 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 5 (IANS) Senior political leaders along with civil and military intelligence chiefs of then Khaleda Zia government were involved in the botched arms shipment seized at Chittagong port in 2004 ... Read more...

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Saina leads BPCL to win over ONGC


January 22nd, 2009 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 22 (IANS) World No. 10 Saina Nehwal scored a 21-10, 21-14 win over Ruth Misha to lead Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited to a 3-0 win over ONGC in a league ... Read more...

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Scores injured in Bangladesh poll violence


December 29th, 2008 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 29 (IANS) Scores of people were injured in poll related clashes Monday as Bangladesh voted in the ninth general election that also witnessed violence targeting religious minorities.Unidentified people set three ... Read more...

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Management placements unaffected, says Samir Barua


November 19th, 2008 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Nov 19 (ANI): The summer campus placements at Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA) remain unaffected for the present by the global economic meltdown, says director Samir Barua. All 300 ... Read more...

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Kolkata bank collection agent robbed of Rs.2 mn


October 21st, 2008 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) A bank's collection agent was attacked and robbed of Rs.2 million just outside the bank premises here. But, the dog squad sniffed out the booty dumped in a ... Read more...

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