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6 coal mine workers from Assam killed inside Meghalaya mine

Shillong |Friday, 2021 9:45:06 PM IST

At least six people were killed when they were working inside a coal mine in Meghalaya's East Jaintia hills district on Friday, police said.

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Oil firm staff urge Assam, Bihar CMs to secure release of abducted employees

Guwahati/Itanagar |Thursday, 2021 11:15:06 PM IST

The staff of a private gas and oil drilling company have appealed to the Chief Ministers of Assam and Bihar to secure the release from captivity of two employees of the firm who were kidnapped by mili

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Those voters excluded from NRC can vote in Assam: CEC

Guwahati |Thursday, 2021 3:15:05 AM IST

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sunil Arora on Wednesday said those excluded from Assam's updated National Register of Citizens (NRC), if their names are on the final electoral rolls, can vote in th

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Assam polls to be held keeping in mind Bihu festival, CBSE exam

Guwahati |Thursday, 2021 1:45:06 AM IST

Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora said on Wednesday that the Assembly elections in Assam would be held taking into consideration the Bihu festival in mid April and the CBSE board examinations.

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1,000 Covid-19 vax doses found 'frozen' in Assam medical college

Guwahati/Silchar |Wednesday, 2021 4:45:05 AM IST

Authorities in Assam are probing how the 1,000 doses of the Covid-19 vaccine Covishield were found "frozen" in the vaccine store of the Silchar Medical College and Hospital (SMCH), officials said on T

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Assam CM gives Rs 4 lakh each to 1,279 ex-NDFB ultras

Guwahati |Tuesday, 2021 11:45:05 PM IST

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday handed over Rs 4 lakh each to 1,279 surrendered cadres of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB).

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Sonowal first choice as Assam CM: Survey

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 3:45:06 AM IST

BJP leader and Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal is the most "suitable" politician whom the voters want to elect again to rule the state after the upcoming Assembly elections, as per the IANS C-

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Survey predicts clean sweep for NDA in Assam Assembly polls

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 3:15:06 AM IST

As the political parties gear up for the forthcoming Assam Assembly elections, the ruling BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is predicted to get majority of the seats, leaving its political op

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EC team arrives in Assam to review poll preparations, to visit Bengal on Wed

Guwahati |Tuesday, 2021 1:15:06 AM IST

Ahead of the declaration of Assembly polls in five states, an Election Commission (EC) team headed by Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora arrived in Guwahati on Monday to review the preparations f

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Robots to deliver meds to Covid patients at Assam hospital

Guwahati |Monday, 2021 1:45:05 AM IST

Now robots would deliver medicines and essential services to Covid-19 patients at a hospital in Assam, officials said here on Sunday.

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T20 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Parag shines in Assam win (Round-up)

Kolkata |Sunday, 2021 5:15:06 AM IST

Assam's talented Riyan Parag put up a fine all-round show to guide his team to a 13-run win over Bengal in an Elite B match of the T20 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy at Eden Gardens here on Saturday. Parag f

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Army, Assam Rifles lending support to war against Covid in NE

Itanagar/Aizawl |Sunday, 2021 3:15:05 AM IST

The personnel of the Indian Army and Assam Rifles, besides providing security cover to the country and its people, are also actively lending their support to the fight against the dreaded Covid-19 pan

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