Saturday, January 25, 2020

NIA chargesheets five JMB ultras in Barpeta case

Guwahati |Saturday, 2020 3:45:05 AM IST
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday said that it had filed a chargesheet against five alleged members of terror outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) in the Barpeta JMB module case.... read..

Security intensified in Guwahati ahead of R-Day

Guwahati |Friday, 2020 4:15:05 AM IST
Vigilance on vital installations and sensitive spots have been intensified in the Assam capital as part of stepped up security measures ahead of Republic day, the police said on Thursday.... read..

Two children charred to death after their house catches fire in Guwahati

Guwahati (Assam) | January 24, 2020 6:11:21 AM IST
Two children were charred to death in Guwahati's Basisthapur area after their house caught fire on Thursday.... read..

644 militants surrender in Assam

Guwahati |Thursday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST
As many as 644 militants, belonging to eight banned outfits of Assam, laid down their arms in the presence of Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, here on Thursday.... read..

6 kids from northeast selected for National Bravery Awards

Aizawl/Shillong/Guwahati |Wednesday, 2020 9:45:05 PM IST
Carolyn Malsawmtluangi, aged just 11, this little girl from Mizoram has become an epitome of courage and quick presence of mind by saving a minor from being abducted.... read..

Assam's Shivangi, Maha's Kenisha surge ahead with five golds

Guwahati |Wednesday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST
Shivangi Sarma stamped her signature on the Khelo India Youth Games here with a fifth freestyle swimming gold medal on Tuesday to emerge as the most successful individual athlete.... read..

Expecting good results in 2024, 2028 Olympics: SAI DG

Guwahati |Wednesday, 2020 7:45:05 PM IST
The Sports Authority of India (SAI) Director General Sandip Pradhan has said that the organisation is expecting good results from the country's athletes in the 2024 and 2028 Olympic Games.... read..

Expect Mirabai to win weightlifting medal in Tokyo: Sandhu

Guwahati |Wednesday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST
India's first Dronacharya Award winner in weightlifting Pal Singh Sandhu is expecting Mirabai Chanu to end up with a podium finish at the Tokyo Olympics slated to be held later this year.... read..

Cotton University students hold protest against CAA in Guwahati

Guwahati (Assam) | January 22, 2020 1:11:29 PM IST
Students from the Cotton University (CU) staged a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) here on Wednesday.... read..

We are expecting good results in 2024 and 2028 Olympics, says SAI's Director-General

Guwahati (Assam) | January 22, 2020 3:41:29 PM IST
On the last day of Khelo India Youth Games in Guwahati, the Director-General of Sports Authority of India (SAI) Sandip Pradhan on Wednesday said India can expect good results in the 2024 and 2028 Olympics.... read..

Princepal guides Punjab to basketball gold at Khelo Games

Guwahati |Tuesday, 2020 9:45:05 PM IST
Princepal Singh's break from his tough regimen at the NBA Global Academy in Canberra couldnt have come at a better time. He was relaxing at home, getting ready to prepare for his examinations, when the call from the Punjab coach came.... read..

2 AANLA cadres arrested in Assam

Dibrugarh (Assam) | January 21, 2020 8:41:20 AM IST
Two cadres of the All Adivasi National Liberation Army (AANLA) were arrested from Moran area in Assam's Dibrugarh district on Monday, police said.... read..

Mondal shines with triple gold, Maha crosses 200-medal mark

Guwahati |Tuesday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST
West Bengals Soubrity Mondal claimed three gold medals in the swimming competition in the Khelo India Youth Games (KIYG) on Monday but Maharashtras Kenisha Gupta and Karnatakas Srihari Nataraj were well on course to become the most successful athletes her... read..

Khelo India: Maharashtra increase tally to 60 golds

Guwahati |Monday, 2020 2:15:05 AM IST
Assam's Shivangi Sarma added a fourth freestyle swimming gold medal to her collection at the Khelo India Youth Games 2020, winning the girls under-21 crown with much to spare but Maharashtra's all-round power across disciplines was just as impressive as n... read..

Khelo India: At 15, TN's lifter Poorna is a breadwinner too

Guwahati |Monday, 2020 1:45:05 AM IST
Every time she enters a 'lifting' arena, Tamil Nadu's Poorna Sri proves that she is worth her weight in gold.... read..

Will aim to become KIYG champions, says footballer Bora

Guwahati |Monday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST
The Assam U-21 football team raced to the final of the Khelo India Youth Games with a comprehensive 3-0 victory over Maharashtra in Guwahati on Monday.... read..

Should have done better: Assam weightlifter Gulap Gogoi

Guwahati |Monday, 2020 8:45:05 PM IST
Assam's weightlifter Gulap Gogoi broke the junior nationals record (clean and jerk score record and total score record) in the 81kg category (U-21) at the Khelo India Youth Games (KIYG) in Guwahati on Monday.... read..

Game behind the Game: Coaches experience at Khelo India youth Games 2020

Guwahati (Assam) | January 19, 2020 10:41:24 PM IST
With 6,484 young athletes taking part in 20 disciplines at the start of Khelo India Youth Games in Guwahati, the focus has been firmly fixed on the action on the playing fields. Flying under the radar are the men and women sitting behind the young athlete... read..

Women stage sit-in against CAA in Assam

Guwahati (Assam) | January 19, 2020 7:41:22 PM IST
Women from across Guwahati on Sunday staged a sit-in against the newly-enacted Citizenship Amendment Act and were raising slogans denouncing the law.... read..

Aim to take part in 2024 Olympics: Swimmer Swadesh Mondal

Guwahati |Sunday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST
West Bengal swimmer Swadesh Mondal has had a successful Khelo India Youth Games in Guwahati with a gold each in the 100m Breast Stroke and 400m Medley in the U-21 category.... read..

CAA applicants can't prove religious persecution: Sarma (Lead)

Guwahati |Sunday, 2020 4:45:05 AM IST
Assam Finance Minister and BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday said it was not possible for those applying for citizenship under the Citizenship (Amendment) Act to prove they were victims of religious persecution, but the central government would d... read..

Khelo India: Maha weightlifters win gold, keep state ahead

Guwahati |Sunday, 2020 9:45:05 PM IST
Maharashtra's weightlifters Abhishek Suresh Nipane and Kiran Ravindra Marathe as well as the girls under-17 kho-kho team swept the first three gold medals on Sunday in the Khelo India Youth Games to increase their lead over Haryana in the medals table to ... read..

Rijiju, Sonowal to attend Khelo India closing ceremony

Guwahati |Sunday, 2020 11:45:05 PM IST
The closing ceremony of the third edition of the Khelo India Youth Games will be held at the Sarusajai Sports Complex in Guwahati on January 22.... read..

Impossible to provide proof of religious persecution under CAA: Assam Min Himanta Biswa

Guwahati (Assam) | January 19, 2020 7:11:18 AM IST
Amid anti-CAA protest in Assam, state Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that it is impossible for the person to go back to Bangladesh and collect a copy of police report to show the proof of religious persecution.... read..

Assam: Minor girl attempts suicide after being raped; accused held

Charaideo (Assam) | January 19, 2020 2:41:18 AM IST
A 32-year-old man was arrested for allegedly raping a minor girl, who later attempted suicide in Charaideo district, police said on Saturday.... read..

A college canteen propels Aurangabad shooter to success

Guwahati |Sunday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST
Harshada Nithave's parents set up a small canteen in a college in Aurangabad, Maharashtra, with the sole aim of giving her a good education.... read..

Khelo India Youth Games becomes first digital games

Guwahati |Saturday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST
The 2020 Khelo India Games created history even before the first competition got under way here on January 12.... read..

Naga wrestler is the force behind his state's emerging champs

Guwahati |Saturday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST
Far away from the bustle of international sport, unknown to most even in India, lives the ‘greatest wrestler of his generation. Or so believe an army of his admirers in a remote village called Kidima in Nagaland.... read..

Football has grown in Assam in last few years: Women's U-21 coach

Guwahati |Saturday, 2020 6:45:05 PM IST
Assam's U-21 women's football team coach Jogeswar Basumatari is excited to see the rise of football in the state. The Assam U-21 women's football team is, for the first time, participating in the ongoing third edition of the Khelo India Youth Games... read..

Ranjeet Kumar Dass re-elected as Assam BJP chief

Guwahati (Assam) | January 18, 2020 6:11:21 PM IST
Ranjeet Kumar Dass was on Saturday re-elected as the chief of BJP's Assam unit for another three years.... read..

Ranjeet Kumar Dass re-elected Assam BJP chief

Guwahati |Saturday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST
Ranjeet Kumar Dass was on Saturday unanimously re-elected president of the ruling BJP in Assam for a three-year term.... read..

Jogen Mohan, Sanjoy Kishan sworn-in as ministers in Assam government

Guwahati (Assam) | January 18, 2020 1:41:27 PM IST
Mahmora legislator Jogen Mohan and Tinsukia legislator Sanjoy Kishan were sworn in as ministers in Sarbananda Sonowal-led state government.... read..

Bodo insurgent group, NDFB-S sing suspension of operations agreement with Centre

Guwahati (Assam) | January 18, 2020 4:11:20 AM IST
Bodo insurgent group and National Democratic Front of Bodoland-Saoraigwra (NDFB-S) on Friday signed suspension of operations agreement with the government of India.... read..

Assam Cabinet expansion likely today

Guwahati (Assam) | January 18, 2020 1:41:20 AM IST
The Assam Cabinet expansion is likely to be held on Saturday with Governor Jagdish Mukhi administering oath to ministers.... read..

Hockey India scouting for talent at Khelo Games

Guwahati |Saturday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST
With the hockey competition in full flow at the Maulana Md. Tayabullah Hockey Stadium here, Hockey India's High Performance Director, David John, has been following the action closely to scout for young sub junior and junior level talent. Along with the A... read..

Two ministers inducted in Sonowal's Cabinet

Guwahati |Saturday, 2020 5:15:05 PM IST
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday expanded his cabinet by including two more Ministers.... read..
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