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Women platoon to check eve-teasing

First of its kind in India, the Assam police has deployed its first batch of women commando force, Virangana, to protect women’s dignity and rights in the state capital.

Frame norms to pick cities for IPL, court tells BCCI

The Gauhati High Court on Wednesday directed the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to publish its guideline and policy for selection of Indian Premier League (IPL) venues within three month

Assam readies for ASEAN-India Car Rally

The Assam government has sanctioned Rs.3.94 crore for the ASEAN-India Car Rally 2012, a section of which will be flagged off from here Dec 17.

Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi chaired a meeting of the apex

Guwahati HC directs BCCI to formulate guidelines for IPL games

The Guwahati High Court todaydirected the BCCI to formulate rules and regulations within three months for selecting the cities for holding IPL matches.

A division bench comprising Chief Justice Adars

Bid to extort Arunachal minister foiled

In what may expose the nexus of politicians with armed rebels once again in the northeast, the Assam police on Monday arrested two pro-talk Ulfa rebels who were threatening and trying to extort the fi

‘Ulfa extorting local leaders’

Assam water resources minister Rajiv Lochan Pegu, here on Tuesday said that outlawed Ulfa has served extortion notices to all panchayat and ward committee members including the prominent Congress part

CBI busts scam over subsidy to Assam SHGs

In what is said to be the tips of an iceberg, the Central Bureau of Investigation has busted a multi-crore rupees scam in disbursement of subsidy to self-help groups and chargesheeted 20 persons, incl

Missing AP IPS surfaces in Delhi

IPS officer Mayank Sheel Chauhan, who went missing on his way to Tawang from Itanagar on Tuesday, surfaced at his residence in New Delhi on Sunday.

Gogoi furious at Modi tweet on ‘foreigners’

A recent Twitter post by Gujarat CM Narendra Modi targeting Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has set off a furore in Assam, with CM Tarun Gogoi accusing Mr Modi of “disrespecting the nation, particularly

Rhino battles for life after poacher attack

A rhino is struggling for life after poachers shot at the animal and chopped off its horn in Assam's Kaziranga National Park, forest officials said Sunday.

Forest guards launched a hunt for the attac

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