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June 14, 2017 02:15AM

Arms recovered during operation


Diphu, June 14: Since the past two months, numerous inputs about presence and movement of armed terrorists in Dhansiri Reserve Forest were received. The densely forested area provides a safe haven to terrorist organizations active in Karbi Anglong, Dima H…



June 14, 2017 01:24AM

Women attending candle making training at Dispur in Assam

Dispur, June 12: Under the aegis of the Commissionerate of Industries and Commerce (CI&C), a 10 days training programme on candle-making has been initiated from today at Quality Control Office of Industries and Commerce Department, Ba…



June 10, 2017 10:13PM


Dibrugarh, 10th June: The Deputy Commissioner, Dibrugarh today has called upon the concerned departments and stakeholders to work together to abolish child labour and protect child rights at any cost.

Speaking at a regional level conference comprising participants from four districts, D…


Serial blasts rock Assam on Republic Day

January 26, 2017 12:13PM

ET BUREAU I DIBRUGARH: Serial blasts by ULFA (Independent) shook northern Assam on Thursday as the State was celebrating Republic Day amid tight security.

Bombs were detonated in Charaidow, Sibsagar, Dibrugarh and Tinsukia districts, police said.

There was, however, no report of any casualt…


Sonowal vows to set up skill development centres in all blocks of Assam

January 16, 2017 12:32AM

ET Correspondent I Guwahati

Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal vowed to set up skill development centres in all blocks of Assam to give to boost to youth empowerment in line with Swami Vivekananda’s dream of harnessing youth power for a strong and powerful nation.  Declaring this at a function to …


Sarbananda Sonowal Govt. will provide loan to young entrepreneurs for setting organic industries

January 12, 2017 11:24PM

Correspondent I Guwahati  

 “Government of Assam will provide loan to young entrepreneurs for setting up of organic industries in the State.” Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said this while inaugurating the Ayurveda Panchakarma Training Institute set up by Santhigiri Ayurveda and Siddha Hospit…


The Assam conundrum

December 12, 2016 12:52AM

Bijay Sankar Bora (The Tribune) 

The Centre's move to amend citizenship Act leads to a complicated situation where religion, language and regional identity play against one another. The result can be dangerous, if one is left out at the cost of another.

If you are in Assam, do a double take o…


Assam minister Chandra Mohan Patowary hails PM Modi's commitment towards development of Northeast

November 20, 2016 11:10PM

ET Bureau 

New Delhi: The precarious connect of the Northeast with the rest of India through the Chicken's Neck Corridor has given rise to the perception of the physical and psychological distance that led to the perceived differences between the Indian core and the north-eastern periphery. Othe…


R.K. Mossang Memorial Society under NERCORMP visit villages

October 27, 2016 07:23PM

ET Bureau

Jairampur: To monitor the schemes given by NERCORMP to the NaRM-Gs (Natural Resource Management Group), the staffs of R.K. Mossang Memorial Society under NERCORMP took an initiative to visit 8 villages under Manmao Block.

They visited the following villages- Manmao, Walangtoi, Renuk…


Congress stages blockade at Chhaygaon

October 16, 2016 11:55PM

ET Bureau

Mirza : Chhaygaon LAC Congress Committee on Friday staged a massive protest rally at Chhaygaon demanding immediate cancellation of the recent State Cabinet decision to withdraw the district status to South Kamrup, citing poor infrastructure facilities there.


The Co…


NCHISF warns HCC over delay in repairing and maintenance of Jatinga-Harangajao road

October 16, 2016 11:36PM

Anup Biswas

Haflong : The NC Hills Indigenous Students’ Forum (NCHISF) warns Hindusthan Construction Company (HCC) that if they fail to keep their promise in regards to the repair and maintenance of Jatinga to Harangajao portion of NH 54 E within October 31, the NCHISF would be compelled to …


Two killed in a road mishap at NH-37 in Raha

October 16, 2016 11:35PM

ET Bureau

Raha : Two persons were killed and 3 persons were critically injured after a car rammed into a truck at the NH-37 in Raha, Nagaon on Sunday. The deceased have been identified as Sanju Thapa and Gita Chetri who were travelling to Guwahati from Scooty.


BJP District Committee of Dima Hasao organises cleanliness drive at Haflong

October 16, 2016 12:30AM

Anup Biswas

Haflong : To create awareness among the masses about the cleanliness, the Dima Hasao BJP District Committee organised a massive cleanliness drive at Haflong on Sunday.

The drive was led by the district BJP President, Deben Thaosen, Executive Member of N C Hills Autonomous Council…


Class 12 student gang raped in Kokrajhar; miscreants on the run

October 15, 2016 11:37PM

ET Bureau

Kokrajhar : Crime against women in the state has gone unabated, as another case of gang rape in Kokrajhar has surfaced up. Amidst the puja festivities a Class 12 student was drugged and raped by seven men. The victim has identified two of the miscreants. The duo identified as Prasenjit…


Roll revision in Morigaon district

October 15, 2016 09:32PM

ET Correspondent

Morigaon: The summary revision of the electoral rolls of the three Assembly constituencies namely-- Morigaon , Jagiroad and Lahorighat  in Morigaon district with January 1, 2017 as the base got under way on Friday. According to DC, Morigaon Hemen Das, the draft rolls were publish…


153rd Birth anniversary of Sahityarathi Lakhminath Bezboruah observed at Ahotguri

October 14, 2016 09:18PM

Dalim Phukan

Morigaon: The 153rd birth anniversary of Sahityarathi Lakhminath Bezboruah was observed at Ahotguri (the birth place of Bezboruah) in Morigaon district today under the aegis of Morigaon district unit of Asom Sahitya Sabha. The august programme was started with the flag hoisting by  D…


Founder President Morigaon District Journalists Association passes away

October 14, 2016 12:52AM
Dalim Phoukon
Morigaon:  Puspa Nath  Sarma, founder President of Morigaon District Journalists Association (MDJA) and distinguished citizen of Morigaon town breathed his last at his own residence at Jyoti Nagar here last night  followiong brief illness. Veteran Journalist of Morigaon distri…


Freeing Kaziranga, satra land priority, says Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal

October 13, 2016 10:51PM

Removing encroachers from Kaziranga became a priority because the Congress government was sitting on a High Court order for several months, says CM Sonowal.


A Staff Reporter

Guwahati: Three weeks after the Assam government evicted over 200 families from three villages near Kaziranga Na…


Marathon on Wildlife week-2016 held at Haflong

October 5, 2016 03:07PM

Anup Biswas

Haflong: Celebrating the 62nd Wildlife week 2016 and to create awareness among the people on preservation of wildlife, a marathon was organised by Dima Hasao Forest (West) Division from Botanical garden, Haflong to the Statue of Rani Gaidinliu at Boro Haflong on Wednesday.


Lakhimpur AASU demands eviction of encroachers

October 5, 2016 02:37PM

ET Bureau

Lakhimpur: The North Lakhimpur unit of All Assam Students’ Union submitted a memorandum to the Circle Officer of North Lakhimpur for eviction of encroachers from various public places across the town.


The memorandum was submitted following a sit-in demonstration in front of …


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