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Rights group designs new safety scheme for slum kids

A local child rights organization is planning a scheme, Child Protection Zone (CPZ), for slum children...

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NRC data help families unite after decades

The search of ‘legacy data’, the most essential component of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) update in Assam, has reunited a son with his estranged family after four decades. It also helped a woman meet her family after 25 years...

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Tripura byelections today, central forces deployed

Agartala: The Election Commission has deployed central paramilitary forces (CPF) ahead of the byelection to the Pratapgarh and Surma assembly constituencies in Tripura on Saturday.

Chief Electoral Officer S K Rakesh said besides CPF, state police and Tripura State Rifles (TSR) jawans had been deployed for the polls.

He said over 92,146 voters would

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Sniffer dog to track poachers in Kaziranga

Karina, a German Shepherd specially trained to track poachers, arrived at Kaziranga National Park in the state on Sunday. With poaching in Kaziranga and other rhino habitats in Assam rising, Karina, and her friend in Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, Raja, is likely to have her paws full...

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‘Ambubachi turnout likely to cross a million’

The ongoing Ambubachi festival could see a record one million-plus people congregating at Kamakhya Temple in the next two days, Kamrup (Metro) deputy commissioner M Angamuthu said on Wednesday....

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