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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…


Ratan Tata and Mukesh Ambani keen to invest in Assam: Chandra Mohan Patwary

January 12, 2017 10:57PM

ET Bureau

Tata groups has diversified interest in Assam including interest in tea and hotel. 

Guwahati: Assam industry minister, Chandra Mohan Patwary on Thursday said that industrialists, Ratan Tata and Mukesh Ambani has shown keenness in investing in Assam. 

Patwary is in Gujar…


Rota Virus Vaccine district Workshop at Dibrugarh

January 11, 2017 11:48PM

A Staff Reporter

Dibrugarh: The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt of India is currently planning to role out Rota Virus Vaccine in all districts in Assam.

The Rota Virus Vaccine will be included in the Universal Immunization Programme by providing children protection from dhiaria.


Govt for Anundoram Barooah Cash-cum Laptop Award Scheme

December 28, 2016 11:07PM

ET Bureau,

Dispur: In order to motivate and inspire the students for better performance and to have firsthand experience with Information and Communication technology, the Govt of Assam has decided to award Laptops and cash award in lieu of Laptops to the meritorious students who has secured 1st …


New Organisation Formed in Golaghat

December 28, 2016 08:44PM

Amit Nagori,

Golaghat: Another non political organisation formed today in Golaghat.

Today a meeting was held at the Amateur Theatre Society Auditorium in Golaghat where the new organisation named ' Oikya Sena, Assam' was formed.

The organisation was formed with a view to make a greater As…


‘Will not jeopardize the the interest of the indigenous people of Assam’: Rajnath Singh

December 26, 2016 10:51PM

ET Correspondent

Guwahati: Reiterating the Centre’s commitment to the cause of the state and its people, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said that Central Government would not take any steps which would jeopardise the interest of the indigenous people of the state and the Clause 6 of the …


National Integration Tour (NIT)

December 24, 2016 10:01AM

ET Correspondent

Dinjan: Meritorious students of Assam studying in remote corners of the state will head for celebrated national integration tour (NIT) organised by Dao Army Division. This seasonal Sadbhavana program will take students to important modern cities and historical places. The mai…


Use of antibiotics among broiler chickens in Assam and North Eastern states

December 19, 2016 09:03PM

Farhana Ahmed

Assam and other North Eastern states are one of the most meat consuming states of India. Apart from livestock, poultry constitutes a major portion of the meat intake by the people of these states. However, due to growing population and declining local reeds of chickens, the majority…


Golaghat Police seizes Rs 25 lakh new notes; 4 apprehended

December 14, 2016 10:37PM

Amit Nagori

Golaghat: In what appears to be clear case of trying to convert black money into white money, Police on Wednesday arrested four persons in Golaghat in upper Assam and seized from them new Rs 2000 notes worth Rs 25 lakh while they were trying to exchange that for old notes of Rs 10…


Jorhat Press Club gears up to enact "Sukunir Prarishudh"

December 14, 2016 08:10PM

Rituraj Phukan

Jorhat: Come 17 December,  Jorhat Press Club is all set to stage the performance of a drama "Sukunir Pratishusdh" bhauna based on Ganesh Gogoi drama "Sukunir Pratisudh" in District library auditorium of Jorhat.

The show will start at 5 pm. “The play will be completely a differ…


Railways announces measures to prevent jumbo deaths

December 14, 2016 10:07AM

ET Bureau

Guwahati: The railways will exercise extra caution to prevent the death of jumbos in the elephant corridors after a series of tragic incidents of elephant deaths occurred in Assam, Union minister of state for railways Rajen Gohain said.

"Speeding trains can't be stopped sudd…


Earthquake tremors felt in Karbi Anglong district

December 13, 2016 01:27AM

ET Bureau

Guwahati: A minor earthquake measuring 3.1 on the Ritcher scale hit Assam on Monday. The quake was felt at around 1318 hours in Karbi Anglong, Assam.

No loss of life has yet been reported because of the quake. Karbi Anglong district is one of the administrative districts of Assam.


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…


Brahma in a mission to reduce elephants’ deaths due to collision with trains, endorses to use thermal sensors

December 9, 2016 12:16AM

A Staff Reporter

Guwahati: Promising scientific action to the issue of deaths of elephants as a result of collision by trains in Assam, the Assam government on Thursday said that it is contemplating to use thermal sensors along the railway tracks to detect the movement of elephants particularly d…


Tezpur Karate Club bags Gold and Bronze medals.

December 8, 2016 02:40PM

ET Correspondent,

Tezpur: The Tezpur Karate Club has brought glory to the historic town by bagging Gold and Bronze medals in the 28th National AIKF Karate Competition recently held with a four day long Programme in Jharkhand.

Representing Assam, Hirakjyoti   Patangia and Babin Limbu bagged gol…


Sonowal hails Naga-Assamese relationship; stresses for and Nagaland- Assam cooperation for regional development

December 1, 2016 09:56PM


“Prince Godapani who took shelter in Naga Hills while hiding himself from Lalukhula Burphukan, stayed for some time in some Ao Villages, proceeding to Phom and Konyak areas and married a Konyak girl named “Watlong”, popularly known as Dalimi in Assam. “Duri…


Directorate of information & Public relations organized Health check up Camp

December 1, 2016 07:53PM

ET Bureau,

Guwahat, Dec 01: The Directorate of Information & Public Relations, Assam has organised a free health check-up camp to create health awareness among its employees with the initiative of All Assam Janasanyog Employees Association at its office premises today at Dispur.



Govt’s drive for opening bank accounts of tea workers marred with practical difficulties

November 30, 2016 11:31PM

Manoj Pandey 

Dibrugarh, Nov 30: The government’s decision to open bank accounts by 5 December for disbursal of wages of thousands of tea garden workers is getting lukewarm response as the plan is hit by misplanning and apathy shown by banks.

Local banks are certainly not too concerned abo…


AJYCP stages protest in Delhi demanding IPL

November 30, 2016 07:01PM

ET Bureau 

Guwahati, Nov 30: After Manipur and Meghalaya, the demand for the introduction of the inner line permit (ILP) system is gaining momentum in Assam.

A group of organisations of the Northeast, led by Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuva Chhatra Parishad (AJYCP), staged a dharna in New Delhi on Tu…


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