Saturday, October 19, 2019

Gadgets for scribes lands Assam govt in controversy

Guwahati |Saturday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
The Information and Public Relations (I&PR) department of the BJP government in Assam has stoked a controversy over electronic gadgets distributed among journalists.... read..

Chakmas, Hajongs subjected to torture regularly: NCAT

Guwahati |Thursday, 2019 10:20:53 AM IST
The National Campaign Against Torture (NCAT), a conglomerate of NGOs working to stamp out torture, said that Chakmas and Hajongs of Arunachal Pradesh regularly face persecution, even at the hands of state police.... read..

Assam set to have India's first International Multi-Modal Hub

Guwahati |Thursday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST
Assam Industry Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary said here on Wednesday that the strate is all set o have India's first International Multi-Modal Hub.... read..

Assam told to take steps to declare Poba wildlife sanctuary

Guwahati |Thursday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
In what might cheer conservationists and wildlife lovers, the Union Environment, Forest and Climate Change Ministry has directed the Assam government to take necessary steps to declare the Poba reserve forest in the state's Dhemaji district a wildlife san... read..

Guwahati police recover 2 pistols, 22 live cartridges from Avadh Assam Express

Guwahati (Assam) | October 17, 2019 5:41:42 PM IST
Police have recovered two .22 pistols and 22 rounds of live cartridges from Avadh Assam Express, which was going from Dibrugarh to Lalgarh on Wednesday night.... read..

Assam man dies as foreigner, family refuses to accept body

Guwahati |Wednesday, 2019 3:45:05 AM IST
Family members of an inmate of a detention camp in Assam, who died, have refused to accept the body until the government removes the 'foreigner' tag from his name.... read..

Congress didn't support BJP on Citizenship Bill: Assam FM

Guwahati |Wednesday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
Launching another attack on the Congress, Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Tuesday said that while the party is now showing sympathy towards those left out of the National Register of Citizens (NRC), it, however, did not support the BJP-led g... read..

Monsoon withdraws from eastern, northeastern India

Agartala/Guwahati |Tuesday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
The four-month-long southwest monsoon has withdrawn from eastern and northeastern states and most parts of India during the last few days, a top Met department official said on Tuesday.... read..

Won't accept body until he is declared Indian: Kin of man declared foreigner

By Vikash Sharma

Guwahati (Assam) | October 15, 2019 10:41:41 PM IST
The death of a person, who was declared 'foreigner' two years ago has caused much hue and cry in Dhekiajuli. The family of the deceased have refused to accept the body.... read..

'Assam had highest minorities' deaths during Congress rule'

Guwahati |Tuesday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
Launching a scathing attack on the Congress, Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday said that Assam witnessed highest number of deaths of minorities during the 15-year rule of the Congress in the state.... read..

NSCN(IM) accuses Centre of backtracking on commitment

Guwahati |Sunday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST
The NSCN(IM) has accused the central government of trying to twist and backtrack on its commitments to nullify the 'framework agreement' reached after 22 years of intensive negotiations.... read..

Sonowal orders probe into power plant incident in Assam

Guwahati |Saturday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday instituted an inquiry into the incident of rupture of water pipeline in Kopili Hydel Project.... read..

Tea executive abducted by suspected Ulfa cadres in Assam

Guwahati |Saturday, 2019 3:45:05 AM IST
Suspected terrorists belonging to the United Liberation Front of Asom (Ulfa) have abducted an executive of a tea garden in eastern Assam's Tinsukia district on Friday.... read..

Sonowal opens Kaziranga park for tourists

Guwahati |Saturday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday opened the Kaziranga National Park for the visitors for this season.... read..
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