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Six killed in Assam road accident


August 1st, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 1 (IANS) In a road accident, six people, four of them from a family, were killed on the spot Wednesday in Assam when the ambulance in which they ... Read more...

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Russian film crew to make documentary on Assam tea


July 11th, 2012 - 1:33 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 10 (IANS) With a view to extolling the virtues of Indian tea and introducing the Russian people to the tea culture in India, a three-member Russian film crew ... Read more...

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Telecom facilities to be raised in northeast to spur growth


June 18th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 18 (IANS) The central government has decided to upgrade telecommunications facilities in insurgency-hit and border areas in India's northeastern states with a focus on all-round economic development of ... Read more...

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ULFA slams army’s missile programme in Assam, Nagaland


March 26th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 26 (IANS) The banned militant outfit United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) Monday slammed the central government's proposed plan to base the Akash and Brahmos missile regiments in ... Read more...

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Better infrastructure in northeast to enhance capability: IAF chief


December 12th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Dec 12 (IANS) Indian Air Force chief Air Chief Marshal N.A.K Browne Monday underscored the need to develop infrastructure in the northeastern region to enhance the operational capability of ... Read more...

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India re-activating air strip in Arunachal


November 17th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Wary of China's military infrastructure and capabilities build up in Tibet, India will Friday "fully re-activate" an advanced landing ground (ALG) at Vijayanagar in ... Read more...

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MiG-21 crash victim’s wife still hoping for safe return


November 8th, 2011 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 8 (IANS) Nine long years after the crash of an Indian Air Force (IAF) MiG-21 in which her husband had gone missing, she still hopes he is ... Read more...

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Lt. Gen. S.K Singh to be next army vice chief


October 10th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Lt. Gen. Sri Krishna Singh, Indian Army's senior-most officer from the Gorkha Rifles, was Monday named as the next army vice chief.Lt. Gen. Singh, who ... Read more...

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Assam groups oppose Arunachal dam


September 13th, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 13 (IANS) A mega dam being built in Arunachal Pradesh has become a major issue in Assam, with pressure groups Tuesday opposing the transport of turbines to ... Read more...

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IAF to induct more fighters, radars in northeast


July 27th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 27 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) will induct more Sukhoi Su-30 combat jets, as also more radars in the northeast as part of a strategic deployment of ... Read more...

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IAF to transfer remains of Khandu Thursday


May 4th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 14 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) Wednesday said helicopter sorties are planned Thursday morning to transfer the remains of Arunachal Pradesh Chief Dorjee Khandu and others killed ... Read more...

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No trace yet of Arunachal CM, search enters fifth day


May 4th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Itanagar, May 4 (ANI): Six Indian Air Force helicopters began an aerial survey along inhospitable altitudes of Sela Pass on Wednesday to trace the missing chopper carrying Arunachal Chief Minister Dorjee ... Read more...

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Search for Arunachal chief minister enters fifth day


May 4th, 2011 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 4 (IANS) Six Indian Air Force helicopters Wednesday began an aerial survey along the dizzy heights of Sela Pass in Arunachal Pradesh even as the search by ... Read more...

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Arunachalees unhappy with slow Army mobilisation to rescue CM Khandu


May 3rd, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Itanagar, May 03 (ANI): Even after 72hours, there is no trace of the four-seater single engine Pawan Hans chopper that went missing while on way from Tawang to Itanagar with Arunachal ... Read more...

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Ground search for Arunachal CM Khandu continues


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh), May 3 (ANI): Three thousand security personnel were on Tuesday searching the inhospitable altitudes of Sela Pass to trace the missing chopper carrying Arunachal Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu and ... Read more...

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Sukhois detected an aircraft-like something in Bhutan: IAF


May 2nd, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 2 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) Monday said images taken by two Sukhoi aircraft have detected "an aircraft-like something" in an area in Bhutan, giving out ... Read more...

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Chopper carrying Arunachal chief minister still missing (Second Lead)


May 2nd, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 2 (IANS) The helicopter carrying Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu, reported missing since Saturday, remained untraced for the third straight day Monday even as authorities zeroed ... Read more...

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Search for Arunachal chief minister narrows down (Lead)


May 2nd, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 2 (IANS) Indian authorities Monday zeroed in on three probable locations to track down the helicopter carrying Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu that went missing two ... Read more...

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Massive search operation to locate Arunachal Pradesh CM


April 30th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by ANI
Itanagar, Apr 30(ANI): The Air Force, the Army and the paramilitary will launch a massive search operation to locate missing Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu.A Pawan Hans Helicopter flying from Tawang ... Read more...

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Four Air India flights from Kolkata cancelled


April 29th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 29 (IANS) Four Air India flights from Kolkata airport were cancelled Friday, putting passengers to great inconvenience as the strike by a section of pilots of the state-run ... Read more...

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Meghalaya governor’s chopper trips cost Rs.1.37 crore


March 14th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, March 14 (IANS) Helicopter sorties by Meghalaya Governor R.S. Mooshahary within Meghalaya and to Assam over two years cost the taxpayer over Rs.1.37 crore, official documents reveal.Response to a ... Read more...

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IAF inducts second SU-30 squadron in northeast


March 1st, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chabua (Assam), March 1 (IANS) The Indian Air Force Tuesday inducted a second squadron of its frontline Sukhoi-SU30 combat jets in the northeast as part of a strategic deployment of advanced assets ... Read more...

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Antony to review northeast security, defence preparedness


February 17th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Against the backdrop of China's rapid military modernisation in Tibet, Defence Minister A.K. Antony will visit the northeastern states for two days from Friday to review the ... Read more...

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Antony to visit North-East to review security situation, infrastructure development


February 17th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): Concerned over the rapid modernization of China's armed forces, Defence Minister AK Antony will be on a two-day visit to the North-East to ... Read more...

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Indian Army has two new mountain divisions in northeast


February 7th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
By N. C. Bipindra New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) With an eye on China's growing military strength in Tibet, India has "fully raised" two new mountain divisions with 30,000 troops in the northeast ... Read more...

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Indian Statistical Institute, LSE sign research pact


December 5th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 5 (IANS) The Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) has signed an agreement with the London School of Economics (LSE) to help policy makers conduct research in formulating strategies to ensure ... Read more...

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Assam activists vandalise Vishal Mega Mart stores


November 25th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 25 (IANS) Hundreds of activists of the All Assam Students Union (AASU) Thursday vandalised at least three Vishal Mega Mart shopping malls in Assam. About a dozen students were injured ... Read more...

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Businesses would have to pay us first: Assam student body


November 24th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 24 (IANS) The influential All Assam Students' Union (AASU) Wednesday admitted to accepting donations from business houses, and said it is not doing "anything wrong"."Yes, we have to depend on ... Read more...

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12 killed in Indian Air Force helicopter crash


November 19th, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW DELHI, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- An Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopter crash in the northwestern region of the country resulted in the death of all 12 people on board, officials said ... Read more...

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Top business school INSEAD names Dipak Jain as next dean


September 20th, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) Leading international business school INSEAD has named noted Indian-American academician Dipak Jain as its next dean, succeeding J. Frank Brown, who will step down in March ... Read more...

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Kolkata hospital launches air ambulance service


August 8th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 8 (IANS) The Medica Superspeciality Hospital here Sunday launched an air evacuation and consulting service for patients in various cities in West Bengal and other states including upto Uttar Pradesh ... Read more...

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Ready for talks, says ULFA


July 21st, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 21 (IANS) The outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) Wednesday said it was ready for negotiations with New Delhi's chief interlocutor P.C. Haldar to give a push to the ... Read more...

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Former Cabinet Secretariat official dead


July 17th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 17 (ANI): Victor Longer, a retired official of the Cabinet Secretariat, who played a pioneering role in developing defence information in the country and supported communication efforts during the ... Read more...

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Manipur continues to face fuel shortage despite blockade call off


May 26th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, May 26 (ANI): Manipur continues to face a shortage of petroleum products due to the swelling of stock.The stock of petroleum products were augmented in the State after the stranded oil ... Read more...

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Stranded trucks carrying essential commodities arrive in Imphal


May 25th, 2010 - 11:42 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, May 25 (ANI): A large number of trucks and oil tankers, carrying essential commodities bound for Manipur, which had been stranded on National Highway-53 for over a month, have finally reached ... Read more...

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