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The Assam government will have no objection in allowing jailed ULFA chairman Arabinda Rajkhowa to visit his ailing 90-year-old mother, especially with people celebrating Assamese New Year or Bohag Bihu, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said Wednesday.
“I received a written appeal from Rajkhowa’s family to allow him to see his old mother during Bihu. We have […] Continue reading Jailed ULFA chairman can visit ailing mother: Gogoi

The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Wednesday called for Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor’s resignation and said he must step down till his name is cleared of any impropriety in the Indian Premier League’s (IPL) Kochi team.
While also asking the government to probe the source of funds flowing into the IPL tournament, […] Continue reading CPI-M calls for Tharoor’s resignation

Apart from the women’s reservation bill passed by the Rajya Sabha and the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains (Amendment and Validation) Bill, 2010, to replace an ordinance, no significant legislation was passed in parliament in the first part of the budget session.
Some important bills listed for introduction or passage in the budget session:
*The […] Continue reading Important bills likely in Budget Session-II

The phone maker Sony Ericsson has introduced a couple of new phones in India that will be released by the end of this year.
The two new phones are under its Sony Ericsson Walkman series called Sony Ericsson Zylo and Sony Ericsson Spiro that enable access to music along with social networking tools.
The mobile phones feature […] Continue reading Sony Ericsson releases two latest handsets in India – Zylo and Spiro

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak Wednesday greeted Tamils and Sikhs on their New Year.
Najib, now in Washington to attend the Nuclear Security Summit, took time off to write in his blog to extend his good wishes, Bernama news agency reported.
He said that over the next two days beginning Wednesday, Hindus would be celebrating […] Continue reading Malaysian PM greets Tamils, Sikhs on New Year