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Seven Assam districts affected by floods, two killed


September 21st, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 21 (IANS) At least seven districts of Assam have been affected as flash floods have hit the state again, affecting lakhs of people and killing two youth in ... Read more...

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Kokrajhar tense: Curfew, call for indefinite bandh


August 24th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 24 (IANS) The situation continues to be tense in Kokhrajhar in Assam's Bodoland Territorial Areas Districts (BTAD) after indefinite curfew was imposed Thursday morning.The curfew was imposed after ... Read more...

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Assam ministers rush to Bangalore, Hyderabad


August 17th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 17 (IANS) As its people continued to arrive from states like Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh, the Assam government Friday sent its ministers to Bangalore and Hyderabad to discuss ... Read more...

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Situation has improved in Assam: Gogoi


August 1st, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 1 (IANS) The situation has improved in the communal violence-hit areas of Assam with the government planning to send all the displaced people to their homes by Aug ... Read more...

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Assam should become a growth engine: PM


April 20th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Dispur/Guwahati, April 20 (IANS) Braving security threats by the anti-talk faction of the ULFA and a shutdown call by the militants, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday inaugurated the platinum ... Read more...

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ULFA firm on April 20 Assam shutdown


April 17th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 17 (IANS) The anti-talk faction of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) Tuesday reiterated its call for a state-wide shutdown April 20 to protest against the ... Read more...

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ULFA opposes PM visit, calls shutdown


April 10th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 10 (IANS) The anti-talk faction of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) has called a dawn-to-dusk Assam shutdown on April 20 to protest the visit of ... Read more...

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In Assam, village panchayat bans liquor


March 23rd, 2012 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Kinan (Assam), March 23 (IANS) At a time when Assam's excise revenues are shooting up, indicating a huge increase in the sale of liquor all over the state, a gram ... Read more...

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Modi criticises PM for not voting, Congress hits back (Lead)


April 14th, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar/New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Thursday criticised Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for not voting in the Assam assembly elections, drawing an angry response from ... Read more...

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Micro finance helping poor in rural Assam


December 20th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Dispur, Dec.20 (ANI): A micro credit scheme is helping people in the rural and interior areas of Assam to reshape their socio-economic conditions by empowering them.Srimoni Das is an economically independent ... Read more...

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Officials meet to resolve Assam, Arunachal Pradesh border row


August 28th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
By Peter Alex ToddDispur/ Charaipung (Assam), Aug 28 (ANI): A high-level meeting of officials from Assam and Arunachal Pradesh was held to resolve the tension prevailing in the Charaipung area along Assam-Arunachal ... Read more...

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Floods affect major parts of India


July 7th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh/Dispur/Thiruvananthapuram, July 7 (ANI): Army help das been sought in Ambala and Kurukshetra districts of Haryana following heavy rains in the state. In neighbouring Punjab, vast tracts agriculture land have been inundated.Rains ... Read more...

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BJP tells government to take nation into confidence before deal with ULFA


December 3rd, 2009 - 7:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Dispur, Dec.3 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Ravi Shankar Prasad said here on Thursday that the UPA Government would need to take the nation into confidence before arriving at ... Read more...

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PM, his wife cast their votes in Assam


April 23rd, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Dispur, Apr 23 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his wife Gursharan Kaur on Thursday cast their votes here during the second phase of the general elections.Authorities beefed up security ... Read more...

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No causalities as bomb blast rocks Assam


March 19th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Dispur, Mar 19 (ANI): A powerful bomb exploded on the railway track between the Diphu and Daldoli Railway Stations in Assam''s Karbi Anglong District at around 1 a.m. on Thursday. Passengers miraculously ... Read more...

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Volleyball tournament for Assam and Nagaland


January 6th, 2009 - 11:04 pm ICT by ANI
By Vaschipem Kamodang Mokuchung (Nagaland), Jan.6 (ANI): Sports have always been a strong medium of bringing people closer to each other. And this is what Volleyball is doing to the north-east region ... Read more...

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Assam militants to face stern action, says Chidambaram


January 2nd, 2009 - 8:31 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Jan 2 (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram today said that militancy will be dealt with firmly for restoration of normalcy and development in the North East. Talking to reporters ... Read more...

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Not a usual Sunday in blast-hit Guwahati


November 2nd, 2008 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 2 (IANS) On a usual Sunday, the streets of Guwahati are teeming with people visiting malls, cinema halls and shopping complexes to spend time with family members and friends. But, ... Read more...

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CBI inquiry into Assam clashes


October 11th, 2008 - 10:15 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Oct 11 (ANI): The Assam Government has decided to institute a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) inquiry into the latest communal clashes that led to the death of 55 persons ... Read more...

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Major fire reduces part of Assam’’s Janata Bhawan to ashes


September 11th, 2008 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Sept.11 (ANI): A devastating fire that broke out in Dispur has reduced to ashes a part of the Janata Bhawan on Wednesday evening. According to information, the fire broke out at ... Read more...

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ULFA militant killed in encounter with CRPF in Assam


July 20th, 2008 - 11:04 am ICT by ANI
Dispur, July 20 (ANI): Fugitive militant of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA), Amrit Dutta, was killed in an encounter with the police and the Central Reserve Police Force at ... Read more...

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Railway Ministry seeks adequate security for staff in Assam


May 14th, 2008 - 10:33 pm ICT by admin
Dispur, May 14 (ANI): Days after militants attacked a labour camp site near Migrandisa railway station in Assam and killed two workers, Railway Ministry has took up the issue with the ... Read more...

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Gogoi to present Assams 2008-09 Budget on Monday


March 1st, 2008 - 6:07 pm ICT by admin
Assam, Mar 01 (ANI): The Budget Session of Assam Assembly for year 2008-09 will begin on Monday at Dispur. The State Budget session will have 19 sittings for one month. It will start ... Read more...

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