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Committee to look into Assam Accord clause on Social, Cultural Identity

The union government has notified a high-level committee headed by retired Gauhati High Court judge Biplab Kumar Sarma to look into the implementation of Assam Accord clause on Social, Cultural Identity. Mandate for the Committee To review the implementation of clause 6 of the Assam Accord which provides for Constitutional, legislative and administrative safeguards to protect preserve ..

Dineshwar Sharma appointed as Government of India (GoI) representative to hold sustained dialogue on Jammu and Kashmir (J&K)

Former IB Chief Dineshwar Sharma, a 1976 batch Kerala cadre IPS officer, has been appointed as the Government of India (GoI) special representative to hold sustained dialogue on Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) with all stakeholders. He will hold the position of a Cabinet Secretary. As an interlocutor, he will hold peace talks with Assam’s insurgent ..

News Today : December 14, 2011

NTPC inks pact worth Rs 43 cr with EGCB, Bangladesh NTPC Ltd, country s largest state-owned power generator, signed a Contract Agreement worth Rs 43 crore with Electricity Generation Company of Bangladesh Ltd (EGCB) for providing Operation and Maintenance Services (OMS) to 2×120 MW Gas based Siddhirganj power plant, Dhaka. This is the largest single ..

Tripartite Agreement signed between Government and ULFA to suspend operation in Assam

With an objective to bring peace in the north-eastern state of Assam, a tripartite agreement for Suspension of Operations against United Liberation Front of Assam(ULFA), was signed in New Delhi. The agreement was signed among the representatives of Central and Assam Governments and ULFA leaders. It agreed that the outfit will not carry out any ..

News Today : September 4, 2011

  Release of $2.1 billion more for Ireland bailout by IMF Another $2.1 billion of the rescue package will be released for Ireland by the International Monetary Fund (IMF).  According to the IMF, Irish economy was showing signs of stabilisation. Along with those of Greece and Portugal, Ireland’s budget and banking crisis threatened the stability ..