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Guwahati, May 7 (IANS) A mutilated body believed to be that of Blain Hanse, commander-in-chief of the banned outfit Karbi Peoples' Liberation Tigers (KPLT), was recovered in central Assam's Karbi Anglong district Monday.
Keriya (Xinjiang, China) May 7 (Xinhua-ANI) -- The ruins of a Buddhist temple dating back 1,500 years ago have been discovered in China's largest desert, offering valuable research material for historians studying Buddhism's spread from India to China.
Los Angeles, May 7 (IANS) "The Avengers," actress Cobie Smulders reveals that no one is more excited than her daughter Shaelyn Cado, who turns three this month, about her September wedding.
Guwahati, May 6 (IANS) A week after the ferry tragedy in Dhubri, the Assam government has approached New Delhi seeking a Rs.365-crore package to develop the inland water transport network in the state, a minister said here Sunday.
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) India's National Solar Mission may be offering huge opportunities to global players but the domestic solar industry is bleeding owing to poor policy and stiff competition from foreign companies, especially the Chinese.
Kulgam (J and K), May 6 (ANI): Despite several health care reforms, patients in Jammu and Kashmir continue to suffer due to an acute shortage of doctors and paramedical staff at hospitals.
Kolkata, May 5 (IANS) Scoreboard of the Indian Premier League (IPL) match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Pune Warriors at the Eden Gardens here Saturday.
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Saturday supported the proposal to set up the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) but emphasised that the central government must take the states into confidence in the fight against terror.
Guwahati, May 5 (IANS) The Assam government has decided to train the chief of administration and police in all Maoist-affected districts of the state to counter the threat from the ultras.
Washington, May 5 (ANI): A woman, who has allegedly stolen more than 100 iPads from various departmental stores in 36 different Texas cities, is still on the loose.
London, May 5 (ANI): A former commander of British forces in Afghanistan has denounced the UK publication of a collection of translated poems by members of the Afghan Taliban as 'enemy propaganda'.
Manila, May 5 (Xinhua-ANI): The Asian Development Bank (ADB) predicted at its 45th Annual Meeting of Board of Governors that the problems of hunger and poverty would intensify in the Asia and Pacific region in years up to 2050.
Panaji, May 5 (IANS) A Ghanaian national was arrested in Goa with cocaine worth Rs.2.1 million, police said Saturday.
Melbourne, May 5 (ANI): Australian designers are said to be causing a stir in the world of Muslim fashion.
Kolkata, May 4 (IANS) The Indian men's recurve team of Rahul Banerjee, Jayanta Talukdar and Tarundeep Rai sailed into the final of the team event of the World Cup archery Stage 2 at Antalya in Turkey Friday.
New Delhi, May 4(ANI): The parliament on Friday witnessed uproarious scenes on the issue of suicide by the northeastern student, Dana Silva Sangma.
Guwahati, May 4 (ANI): In what should be a major concern to the government, the Maoists are reportedly multiplying their numbers and expanding their operations in the state.
Guwahati, May 4 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Friday stressed the need for skill development among youth to end the unemployment problem in the state.
Sukma/New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Thirteen days after he was kidnapped by Maoists, District Collector Alex Paul Menon was received at home in Sukma by his joyous and relieved family Friday. Soon after, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh said no secret deal had been struck with the rebels to secure his release.
Christchurch (New Zealand), May 4 (IANS/CMC) New Zealand Cricket (NZC) has announced three 15-man squads for the tour of West Indies, starting in June. It noted that it placed heavy emphasis on player workload management in light of the rigorous international schedule.
Sukma (Chhattisgarh), May 4 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon reached home Friday morning, 13 days after he had been kidnapped by the Maoists.
Sukma (Chhattisgarh), May 3 (IANS) Maoists freed abducted District Collector Alex Paul Menon Thursday evening, ending a 13-day hostage crisis after mediators brokered a deal with the Chhattisgarh government.
Chennai/Mysore, May 3 (IANS) Relief and happiness brimmed over among family members of Chhattisgarh's Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon Thursday after his release by Maoists.
Raipur, May 3 (IANS) A relieved Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh Thursday said he had spoken on phone to Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon who was released by Maoists after 12 days in captivity.
Sukma (Chhattisgarh), May 3 (IANS) After hours of tension Thursday, Maoists finally released Chhattisgarh's Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon Thursday evening after 12 days of captivity. Menon said he was willing to serve in Sukma as collector again.
Sukma (Chhattisgarh), May 3 (IANS) Maoist militants Thursday released Chhattisgarh's Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon after keeping him hostage for 12 days. Menon said he was willing to serve in Sukma as collector again.
Sukma (Chhattisgarh), May 3 (IANS) Surrounded by journalists, a visibly relieved Alex Paul Menon, collector of Chhattisgarh's Sukma district, said 'I'm okay, I'm okay' after Maoists ended his 12 days of captivity.
Raipur, May 3 (IANS) Hours after the fireworks and celebrations began Thursday, confusion persisted over the release of Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon. Meanwhile, the rebels have called mediapersons waiting to receive Menon to Tarmetla.
Islamabad, May 3(ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board's director for security and vigilance, Tariq Parvez, has resigned from his post due to other international commitments and for personal reasons.
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The Congress seems to have taken a head-start over the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the presidential poll campaign as it deftly moves for a consensus among allies on probable candidates -- Finance Pranab Mukherjee and Vice President Hamid Ansari -- while the BJP is finding the going tough as its partners are yet to come on board.
New Delhi, May 3 (Xinhua-ANI): After a ferry tragedy in the northeast Indian state of Assam on Monday, the state's Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has ordered police to crack down on excessive load of ferries and buses, reported local daily The Hindu Thursday.
The 45th match of IPL between Mumbai Indians and Pune Warriors will take place in Subrata Roy Sahara stadium of Pune. The match will start at 8 pm.
The 12 daylong hostages crisis is likely to end today, as the Maoist will release abducted Sukma collector Paul Menon today afternoon.
Raipur, May 3 (IANS) A Chhattisgarh government chopper Thursday morning left Raipur for Tarmetla, where Maoist guerillas are expected to release kidnapped Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon, state govermment sources said.
Srinagar, May 2 (IANS) Union Health Minister and former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Wednesday said the political scenario of the country indicates coalition governments are going to be the order of the day in the future.
Guwahati, May 2 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Wednesday complemented senior officials for improved law and order in the state but asked them to tame abductions and extortion.
Guwahati, May 2 (IANS) Assam authorities Wednesday put the death toll in the ferry tragedy at 63 but furious locals insisted that not less than 200 perished in the Brahmaputra.
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Tarun Vijay Wednesday demanded that the government fully implement reservation provisions for the disabled and apprise parliament about the action taken to fill up these vacancies.
Guwahati, May 2 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Wednesday cut short his Amethi visit to fly to Dhubri in Assam and express solidarity with the relatives of the ferry tragedy victims.
Raipur, May 2 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas Wednesday said they will release kidnapped Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon Thursday.
Guwahati, May 2 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi is Wednesday expected to visit the site of the boat tragedy in Assam's Dhubri district that is feared to have claimed 270 lives.
Guwahati, May 2 (IANS) Assam has sought help from Bangladesh to trace bodies of a ferry disaster which might have been washed away downstream, an official said Wednesday.
Raipur, May 2 (IANS) Maoist guerillas Wednesday said they would release kidnapped Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon Thursday.
Guwahati, May 2 (IANS) While the district administration Wednesday resumed the search operation with the help of Border Security Force (BSF) and National Disaster Rescue Force (NDRF) personnel for the victims of Monday's ferry tragedy, the state government has sought help from the Bangladesh government for recovery of the dead bodies, an official said.
Dhubri (Assam), May 1 (ANI): Rescue workers continued to search for survivors of the Assam boat capsize tragedy on Tuesday.
New Delhi, May 1 (ANI): Railway Minister Mukul Roy on Tuesday expressed deep shock and grief over the loss of lives in Monday's boat tragedy on the Brahmaputra River in Assam.
New Delhi/ Guwahati, May 1 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh has announced an ex-gratia assistance to the families of those who lost their lives in the unfortunate boat tragedy on the Brahmaputra River in Assam.
Rescue operations are carried out in Assam where a steamer capsized killing at least 103 people but number of casualties are expected to go up.
Guwahati, May 1 (IANS) Rescue operations continued in the Brahmaputra in Assam Tuesday, a day after a ferry capsized in the river killing nearly 70 people, but with at least 150 still missing the death toll was expected to rise, officials said.
Guwahati, April 30 (IANS) At least 68 people died and over 150 were still missing after a ferry, with over 250 people on board, capsized in heavy storm in Brahmaputra river in Assam's Dhubri district Monday evening, officials said.
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday expressed grief over the boat tragedy in Assam's Dhubri district in which many people have died.
Rohtak (Haryana), April 30 (IANS) A well-oiled, inter-state syndicate which duped jobless youth with offers of lucrative posts has been busted by Haryana Police with the arrest of its kingpin, a Delhi Police constable.
Guwahati, April 30 (IANS) The Congress party's Assam state unit Monday sought to end the over-week long speculation about Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi's probable nomination as vice president, saying his services were required more in the state than in New Delhi.
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) BIG RTL, a television joint venture between Reliance Broadcast Network and RTL Group, is set to launch first action entertainment channel Thrill and promises to treat the audiences with world class daring, electrifying and international adventurous shows dubbed in Hindi.
Jhargram, Apr 30 (ANI): In a shocking incident, police personnel have recovered human skeletons from a forest area in the Jhargram region of West Bengal. Villagers blamed the Maoists for the atrocity.olice identified the skeletons as belonging to two locals, Tarun Singh and Haripada Dolai.
Guwahati, Apr 28 (ANI): Even though many militant outfits in Assam have come forward for negotiations, the region faces renewed threat from the Maoists.
Washington, Apr 28 (ANI): Veteran actress Debbie Reynolds has said that the standard of Hollywood movies has gone down as compared to older generation movies.
Bangalore, April 28 (IANS) A total of 98 entrants will blast off Sunday in the first round of the AOM-Indian National Autocross Championship at the Palace grounds here in what promises to be high octane action.
Los Angeles, April 28 (IANS) Reality TV star Snooki, who is pregnant with her first child, says she's avoiding fatty foods in a bid to keep her pregnancy weight in check.
Raipur, April 28 (IANS) Armed Maoists received both of their interlocutors, bearing the Chhattisgarh government's response to their demands for release of abducted Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon, in a jungle pocket in violence-hit Bastar region Saturday afternoon, raising hopes of the official's safe and early release.
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The Indian Navy Friday added teeth to its warship fleet by formally inducting a newly-built frigate at the Yantar shipyard in Russia's Kaliningrad.
Raipur, April 27 (IANS) Interlocutors for the Maoists and the mediators appointed by Chhattisgarh government held talks for over five hours Friday to find a way for safe release of Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon, even as the rebels increased their demands, now seeking release of 17 of their jailed colleagues as against the original eight.
Earlier Janta Party leader Subramanian Swamy and now whole opposition today targeted Indian Finance Minister P Chidambaram and asked for his resignation for allegedly helping his son in getting financial benefits in a telecom deal when he was on the finance ministry post.............
Mumbai, April 27 (ANI-Business Wire India): Tarun Anand quit his position of Managing Director Thomson Reuters, South Asia, to give his undivided attention to Universal Business School (UBS), an entrepreneurial education venture which he co-founded with two other top management professionals-Gurdip Singh Anand and Babulal Varma.
Raipur, April 27 (IANS) Interlocutors for the Maoists and the mediators appointed by Chhattisgarh government held talks for over five hours Friday to find a way for safe release of Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon, even as the rebels increased their demand, now seeking release of 17 of their jailed colleagues as against the original eight.
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) Director Tarun Mansukhani has reportedly cracked the plot and finally "Dostana 2" is set to roll in the middle of the year. The film is said to be far more naughty and wicked and John Abraham says he can't wait to get cosy with Abhishek Bachchan on the screen again.
Washington, April 26 (ANI): Tareq Salahi, who achieved notoriety for crashing a White House party, says he will run for governor of Virginia.
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) It was a day to forget for the Indian contingent with Neha Pandit, Tarun Kona-Ashwini Ponnappa and Manish Gupta-Gaurav Venkat all losing their pre-quarterfinal matches in the Indian Open badminton 2012 here Thursday.
Panaji, April 26 (IANS) The Goa government's decision to quickly complete a controversial airport project at Mopa near the Maharashtra border is being criticised by the state's political parties and civil society members.
Moscow, April 26 (IANS) Russia confirmed Wednesday the three new crew members scheduled to leave for the International Space Station (ISS) May 15.
Manila, April 25 (IANS) Around 100 American and Filipino troops Wednesday staged a mock assault at Palawan beach in the Philippines as part of a joint military exercise.
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) "Vicky Donor" is going places. After receiving rave reviews from the critics as well as the audiences, it has earned Rs.13.40 crore in the opening weekend. Director Shoojit Sircar is on cloud nine and says the film's success proves that the moviegoers have matured over the years.
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) India's top men's badminton player Ajay Jayaram and Kashyap Parupalli advanced to the second round of the Yonex India Open 2012 at the Siri Fort Sports Complex here Wednesday.
Washington, April 25 (IANS) US authorities are investigating the death of a 28-year old Indian engineer in his apartment in Dallas, according to the Telugu Association of North America (TANA).
Rawalpindi, Apr 25 (ANI): Pakistan successfully conducted a test launch of the intermediate-range ballistic missile Hatf IV Shaheen 1A weapon system, demonstrating its capability of carrying both nuclear and conventional warheads, a statement from Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said.
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) A three-day confluence of narratives, ideas, literary expositions and cultural showcases from India and Bhutan will strengthen the growing South Asian cultural solidarity in the Himalayan kingdom next month.
Islamabad, April 24 (IANS) At least two people, including a railway police officer, were killed and 27 injured when a powerful blast ripped through the Lahore railway station Tuesday, media reports said.
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) A Delhi court here has issued summons to realtors Sushil and Gopal Ansal in a cheating case filed by a US-based woman.
London, April 24 (IANS) Teenaged Indian karters Arjun Maini, Jehan Daruvala and Tarun Reddy had their baptism by rain as they finished outside of the top 10 in the first round of the British Super One championship at the PF International circuit in Lincolnshire.
Tarn Taran, April 24 (ANI): Breaking coconuts on the head is not for the faint hearted, but a seven-members of the Tarn Taran based Bir Khalsa Dal (BKD) amazed authorities by smashing 59 coconuts in one minute on their forehead during a competition held in Rome for the world record on April 18.
Washington, Apr 24 (ANI): A German researcher has dispelled previous claims that Marco Polo never went to China.
Raipur, Apr 24 (ANI): With the deadline looming large for the safe release of abducted Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh on Tuesday urged the Maoists not to fix a deadline till the negotiations are over.
Wellington, Apr 24(ANI): Neil Wagner may be the only new face in the New Zealand squad due to be named shortly for the upcoming tour of the West Indies.
Guwahati, April 23 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Monday said that he had raised with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh the issue of granting refugee status to those people in the state who had fled their countries due to persecution, apparently referring to Hindus who were forced out from Bangladesh.
Guwahati, April 23 (IANS) Following in the footsteps of his West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has said his government would soon have its own news channel to showcase developmental activities across the state.
Cuttack, April 23 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard of the match between Deccan
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) A 30-year-old woman, who was allegedly poisoned by her husband as she had given birth to a girl child, died here early Saturday morning, police said.
Guwahati, April 20 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Friday appealed to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to include erosion in the list of calamities admissible for assistance so that affected families may also get financial assistance like victims of other natural calamities.
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Friday asked all service providers to ensure that they offer their customers per second billing plan along with other offerings.
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) To give a boost to its naval warfare capability, India will induct on April 27 a new warship into its fleet, when INS Teg, built in Russia, is handed over to its crew, a senior Indian Navy officer said here Friday.
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has issued a norm asking all telecom players to ensure their customers to mandatory provide a tariff plan of one paisa per second along with other offerings..............
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) A 30-year-old woman in the capital was allegedly poisoned by her husband as she had given birth to a girl child, police said Friday.
Guwahati, Apr 20 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Friday inaugurated the state-of-the-art linear accelerator with intensity-modulated radiation therapy, image-guided radiation therapy and SRS/SRT facilities at the Dr B Borooah Cancer Institute in Guwahati.
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Friday asked all service providers to ensure that they offer their customers a tariff plan of one paisa per second along with other offerings.
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The Indian government Friday approved 22 foreign direct investment (FDI) proposals amounting to Rs.586.137 crore ($112.5 million).
Manama, April 20 (ANI): Authorities in Bahrain have claimed that security has been tightened for the Formula One race to be held here after petrol bombs were allegedly thrown near a car taking Force India staff back to their hotel from the Grand Prix circuit.
Guwahati, April 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh undertakes a daylong visit to Assam Friday amid a shutdown called by the anti-talks faction of the banned United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA), which also carried out two blasts in the state a day earlier.
Rome, April 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi is being investigated by prosecutors over accusations that he induced a witness to lie about alleged sex parties at his homes.
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Thursday approved hiking the processing fee for mobile recharges above Rs.20 by 50 percent which is likely to affect over 90 percent of the mobile subscribers across the country who are pre-paid users.
Baghdad, April 19 (IANS) At least nine people were killed and 24 injured in a series of bomb attacks, including a suicide bombing, in Iraq Thursday, said an interior ministry source.