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North East

SC wants NRC final list to be out by July 31

Guwahati, April 29: The Supreme Court (SC) has issued a directive that National Register of Citizens (NRC) staff in Assam assigned for election duties be redeployed back immediately for working specifically on the citizens’ register which should be published – by hook or by crook – by July 31, 2019. The top court warned that exemplary disciplinary action will be initiated against any officer of any rank found to be violating or ignoring or not giving adequate attention to any NRC duty or any instruction issued regarding NRC works from...
North East

1 kg gold worth 43 lakh seized from Guwahati railway station, one held

GUWAHATI, April 29: Eight gold biscuits weighing over 1 kg were seized by GRP from Guwahati railway station here on Sunday. GRP also held a man, identified as Harish Mahmood, for who was carrying the gold biscuits. Superintendent of Railway Police (SRP) HK Das said, "During a routine check, Guwahati GRP today recovered eight gold biscuits from the possession of Mahmood who was travelling in the Kamrup Express. The total weight of the gold biscuits is around 1.3 kilo and it is worth around Rs 43 lakh." Sources said that...
North East

3 still untraceable after Sunday’s boat capsize in Manipur

Imphal, April 29:Rescue teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and the State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) are continuing the search operation to trace three persons missing since Sunday after their boat capsized during a storm in the reservoir of Mapithel dam in Kamjong district of Manipur. “So far there is no report of any recovery,” said an official of NDRF when contacted on phone on Monday. The dam is 17 km east of Imphal. There were 12 picnickers in two boats when the storm raged across the state...

Manchester City edge past Burnley, return to top of Premier League

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero has a shot at goal during their Premier League game against Burnley on Sunday. BURNLEY (United Kingdom), April 29: Manchester City remain in control of the Premier League title race as the finest of margins earned Pep Guardiola's men a 1-0 win at Burnley on Sunday. Sergio Aguero's 31st goal of the season crossed the line by millimetres before being hacked clear by Matthew Lowton, but goalline technology awarded the goal and kept City a point clear of Liverpool with two games left for both...
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