Saturday, September 23, 2023

Assam CM’s wife files 10 crore defamation case against Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi

Guwahati (Assam) | September 23, 2023 6:46:52 PM IST
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma's wife Riniki Bhuyan Sarma has filed a Rs 10 crore defamation case against Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi for false allegations of irregularities in a food processing project of the central government.... read..

Assam STF nabs 6 drug peddlers in Guwahati, 46 gm heroin seized

Guwahati (Assam) | September 23, 2023 1:43:44 PM IST
The sleuths of Special Task Force (STF) of Assam police on Saturday apprehended six drug peddlers and seized 46 grams of heroin at Khanapara area in Guwahati.... read..

Assam Govt signs Rs 3114 cr MoU with private enterprises for Mega Industrial Parks in state

Guwahati (Assam) | September 23, 2023 9:46:53 PM IST
Assam Government on Saturday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with six private sector industrial enterprises for setting up mega industrial parks totalling an investment of Rs 3,114 crore across the state.... read..

Border Police officials sensitised on Rhino conservation, wildlife crimes

Guwahati (Assam) | September 22, 2023 11:46:53 PM IST
On the occasion of International Rhino Day today, approximately 40 border police officials were sensitised to the issue of crimes against greater one-horned rhinos and other endangered species.... read..

China has evil designs for northeastern states: Assam Deputy Speaker Momin

Guwahati (Assam) | September 22, 2023 10:46:03 PM IST
Condemning the denial of regular visas to athletes from Arunachal Pradesh for the Asian Games, Deputy Speaker of Assam Legislative Assembly Numal Momin said that China has an "evil design" for northeastern states on Friday.... read..

Biswanath Ghat selected as Best Tourism Village of India 2023 by Ministry of Tourism 

Sonitpur (Assam) | September 22, 2023 4:50:03 PM IST
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Friday said that Biswanath Ghat of Sonitpur district has been selected as the Best Tourism Village of India 2023 by the Ministry of Tourism.... read..

Assam: Excise Dept seizes large quantity of illegal liquor in Sonitpur 

Sonitpur (Assam) | September 22, 2023 2:47:41 PM IST
The Excise Department of Assam on Friday seized a large quantity of illegal Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) in Assam's Sonitpur district.... read..

Assam: BSF foils smuggling bid across India-Bangladesh border, cattle smuggler killed in encounter

South Salmara Mankachar (Assam) | September 22, 2023 12:44:38 PM IST
A man was shot dead by the Border Security Force (BSF) personnel in Assam's South Salmara Mankachar district along the Indo-Bangladesh border on Thursday night while he was trying to smuggle cattle to Bangladesh, police said. ... read..

Assam Governor Kataria takes stock of home, political department activities

Guwahati (Assam) | September 22, 2023 12:17:20 AM IST
 Assam Governor Gulab Chand Kataria on Thursday held a briefing session of the Home and Political department and took stock of its activities in the conference hall of Raj Bhavan in Guwahati.... read..

Assam: Rain causes waterlogging in Guwahati; predicts heavy rainfall till Sept 24

Guwahati (Assam) | September 21, 2023 9:14:46 PM IST
Moderate rain lashed Guwahati on Thursday resulting in waterlogging on roads in some parts of the capital city of Assam. ... read..

IIT Guwahati: Home to linguistic diversity and inclusive learning

Guwahati (Assam) | September 21, 2023 12:15:06 AM IST
The campus of the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati houses students and residents from over 28 states and Union Territories of India and more than eight countries around the world. This brings a unique mix of national and international culture and t... read..

Assam Police foil smuggling bid, rescue 24 cattle heads

Guwahati (Assam) | September 21, 2023 4:15:37 PM IST
Continuing its operation against illegal cattle smuggling, Guwahati city police rescued 24 cattle heads from a truck in the Sonapur area, on the outskirts of Guwahati, late Wednesday night, an official said. ... read..

Wildlife crime investigation training for newly recruited foresters conducted at Kaziranga National Park

Kaziranga (Assam) | September 21, 2023 9:14:41 PM IST
The three-day Wildlife Crime Investigation training programme organised for the newly recruited 15 foresters at the Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve concluded on Thursday.... read..

Assam govt employee held for accepting bribe, probe underway 

Guwahati (Assam) | September 21, 2023 10:14:13 PM IST
The sleuths of the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption, Assam on Thursday arrested a government employee for accepting a bribe.... read..

Assam has deported 3,100 foreigners since 2001: CM Sarma

Guwahati (Assam) | September 21, 2023 8:18:14 PM IST
 A total of 1,31,649 people who illegally entered Assam have been identified as foreigners by the Foreigners Tribunals of State since 2001. Out of these, 3,100 persons who were declared and convicted as foreigners by the Foreigners Tribunals of the state ... read..

Amrit Kalash Yatra starts in Assam, to reach Delhi on October 28

Karbi Anglong (Assam) | September 20, 2023 5:16:48 PM IST
Amrit Kalash Yatra under "Meri Maati Mera Desh" programme started in Assam on Wednesday.... read..

2 held in Assam's Goalpara for smuggling 'supari' from Bangladesh

Guwahati (Assam) | September 20, 2023 2:16:40 PM IST
The Special Task Force (STF) of Assam police apprehended two persons allegedly involved in the illegal smuggling of supari (betel nut) from Bangladesh to India, officials said.... read..

Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve conducts training for 'Mahouts'

Kaziranga (Assam) | September 19, 2023 10:45:03 PM IST
On the auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi, orientation training for 'Mahouts and Ghasis' attending departmental elephants at Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve was held on Tuesday for humane methods of handling and training of the gentle giant... read..

"Govt committed to crackdown on child marriages": Assam Dy Speaker

Guwahati (Assam) | September 19, 2023 4:44:29 PM IST
Deputy Speaker of Assam Legislative Assembly Dr Numal Momin on Tuesday said that the state government is "committed to crackdown" on the alleged child marriage cases.... read..

Assam govt starts including eggs in mid-day meal menu of schools in tea garden areas

Guwahati (Assam) | September 18, 2023 7:46:10 PM IST
The Assam government has started providing three eggs for each student a week in the mid-day meal of schools in the tea garden areas of the state under the Prime Minister's Poshan programme.... read..

Assam CM Sarma awarded Singapore’s prestigious Lee Kuan Yew Exchange Fellowship

Guwahati (Assam) | September 18, 2023 1:44:16 AM IST
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has been awarded the prestigious Lee Kuan Yew Exchange Fellowship for his distinguished contribution to public service, the Chief Minister's Office (CMO) informed through an official statement on Sunday.  ... read..

Started process of planting 1 crore saplings: Assam CM Sarma on ‘Amrit Brikshya Andolan’ 

Guwahati (Assam) | September 17, 2023 3:14:50 PM IST
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and Union Minister Prahlad Singh Patel attended ‘Amrit Brikshya Andolan’ at Janata Bhawan in Guwahati on Sunday and started the process of planting 1 crore saplings and its protection. ... read..

"Yet another testimony of our dynamic leader": Union Minister Sonowal on PM Vishwakarma Yojna

Guwahati (Assam) | September 17, 2023 9:15:22 PM IST
Union Minister of Ports, Shipping & Waterways, Sarbananda Sonowal praised the PM Vishwakarma Yojna and said that this will not only going to help the marginalised section but will also help create a new ecosystem of Atmanirbhar Bharat.... read..

Assam police nab 2 poachers in Sonitpur, arms recovered

Sonitpur (Assam) | September 17, 2023 10:15:15 PM IST
In a joint operation, Assam police and forest department apprehended two suspected poachers and recovered arms and ammunition in Sonitpur district on Sunday, officials said. ... read..

“Seemed Congress has given Northeast to China”: Assam CM Sarma on post with distorted India map

Guwahati (Assam) | September 17, 2023 7:16:02 AM IST
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday came down heavily on the Congress, alleging that they demonstrated their indifference and apathy towards the Northeast and its people while mocking Prime Minister Narendra Modi in their latest social me... read..

Assam: Protesting students clash with police at NIT Silchar campus after alleged suicide

Cachar (Assam) | September 16, 2023 9:14:35 PM IST
Violence erupted at the National Institute of Technology, Silchar in Assam's Cachar district on Friday night when students went on a rampage, vandalising several vehicles and attacking police personnel in protest against the alleged suicide of a fellow st... read..

Over 12 lakh people affected by floods this year in Assam

Guwahati (Assam) | September 16, 2023 3:15:46 PM IST
Over 12 lakh people have been affected by floods in Assam this year, Revenue and Disaster Management Minister Jogen Mohan said.... read..

Assam: 2 drug peddlers arrested in Karimganj, 40,000 Yaba tablets seized

Karimganj (Assam) | September 16, 2023 2:15:42 AM IST
Assam Police on Friday seized 40,000 Yaba tablets and arrested two drug peddlers in Karimganj district.... read..

INDIA bloc proved their “intolerant attitude” by boycotting journalists: Assam CM 

Guwahati (Assam) | September 15, 2023 1:45:00 AM IST
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma took a jibe at the leaders of INDIA alliance on Thursday following their announcement of boycotting some of the journalists and said that the opposition leader has proved their “intolerant attitude”.... read..

Tech Support gang busted in Guwahati, police arrest 3 masterminds, detain 191 people

Guwahati (Assam) | September 15, 2023 10:44:49 PM IST
In a major crackdown on illegal call centres, fake customer service centres, the Guwahati city police have arrested three masterminds and detained 191 others while also confiscating a substantial quantity of electronic devices.... read..

MP Gaurav Gogoi demands Assam CM Sarma's resignation

Golaghat (Assam) | September 15, 2023 8:44:18 PM IST
Regarding the alleged allocation of government grants and land acquisition in Assam, Member of Parliament Gaurav Gogoi on Friday called for the resignation of Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma in light of recent developments, Gogoi said in a statem... read..

Assam: Lord Ganesha's 30-feet tall idol installed in Guwahati ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi

Guwahati (Assam) | September 15, 2023 4:46:44 PM IST
With the Ganesh Chaturthi festival around the corner, Assam’s Fatasil area in Guwahati is all set to welcome the deity of prosperity by installing a 30-feet tall idol of Lord Ganesha. ... read..

Assam Assembly witnesses ruckus between BJP, Congress 

Guwahati (Assam) | September 15, 2023 4:45:59 PM IST
The Assam Legislative Assembly on Friday witnessed a ruckus between the MLAs of the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Congress over the allegation that a firm linked to Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma's wife received central subsidy under a scheme of the ... read..

IIT Guwahati researchers turn tea factory waste into pharmaceutical and food products

Guwahati (Assam) | September 15, 2023 10:47:48 AM IST
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IIT Guwahati) researchers have developed innovative technologies for sustainable and efficient utilization of tea waste from the tea industry.... read..

Centre won’t be able to implement UCC as it doesn’t reflect ground reality: AIUDF MLA

Guwahati (Assam) | September 14, 2023 1:44:13 PM IST
The All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) hit out at the BJP-led Union government over the proposed Uniform Civil Code (UCC), saying that it cannot implement uniform civil laws across the country.... read..

Assam: 15 fake 'Kazis' arrested for conducting child marriages

Guwahati (Assam) | September 14, 2023 4:44:37 PM IST
Continuing its efforts to eradicate Child marriages in Assam, police has arrested 15 "fake Kazis" from  Hailakandi district for allegedly conducting child marriages by preparing fake documents, a senior official said on Thursday. ... read..

AIUDF is BJP's "B-team", alleges Assam Congress Chief

Assam | September 14, 2023 5:46:15 PM IST
All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) is the "B-team" of the Bharatiya Janata Party, alleged the Assam Pradesh Congress Committee President Jakir Hussain Sikdar.... read..

Assam STF seizes five pieces of gold wire from Jorabat

Guwahati (Assam) | September 14, 2023 11:45:09 PM IST
The Special Task Force (STF) Assam Police on Thursday recovered five pieces of gold wire, weighing 518 grams from a vehicle at Jorabat on the outskirts of Guwahati along the Assam-Meghalaya border.... read..

Assam CM’s wife to file defamation case against Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi

Guwahati (Assam) | September 14, 2023 10:44:07 PM IST
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma's wife Riniki Bhuyan Sharma said that she will file a defamation case against Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi for levelling allegations that her firm received a subsidy of Rs 10 crore from the central government.... read..

Assam Governor unveils ‘Sarpanch Samvaad’ mobile app

Guwahati (Assam) | September 13, 2023 11:45:56 PM IST
Assam Governor Gulab Chand Kataria unveiled ‘Sarpanch Samvaad’, a mobile application app of the Quality Council of India (QCI), in Raj Bhavan in Guwahati on Wednesday. ... read..

Assam govt constitutes 5-member committee to draft legislation on banning polygamy, child marriage

Guwahati (Assam) | September 13, 2023 11:45:54 PM IST
The Assam government on Wednesday constituted a five-member committee under the Chairmanship of Advocate General of Assam Devajit Lon Saikia to draft appropriate legislation for banning polygamy and other related issues such as tackling inter-religious ma... read..

Congress alleges Assam CM received Rs 10 cr subsidy from Centre; Himanta Sarma denies charge

Assam | September 13, 2023 8:45:22 PM IST
Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has used the Centre's subsidy for his wife's company, alleged Congress leader Gaurav Gogoi on Wednesday. ... read..

Assam Govt to construct 'Unity Mall' in Guwahati worth over Rs 200 cr

Guwahati (Assam) | September 13, 2023 6:45:29 AM IST
The Assam government has decided to construct a Unity Mall (Ekta Mall) in Guwahati with a cost of Rs 226 crore by aiming to promote national integration, carry forward the concept of 'Make in India' and promote the concept of 'One District One Product'.... read..

Assam: Aaranyak holds collaborative workshops on wildlife crime prevention in Biswanath district

Guwahati (Assam) | September 12, 2023 11:46:51 AM IST
Aaranyak, a wildlife NGO in the northeast, in collaboration with Kaziranga National Park (KNP), police, and Village Defence Organisation (VDO) members organised two back-to-back awareness workshops on wildlife crime prevention in Biswanath district of Ass... read..

"CM assured to give land, house to evicted": Badruddin Ajmal after meeting Himanta Biswa Sarma

Guwahati (Assam) | September 12, 2023 8:43:55 PM IST
All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) chief Badruddin Ajmal on Tuesday said Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma assured him that those evicted would be given land and a house in time.... read..

2.2 kg heroin seized in Assam's Kamrup, 6 arrested

Kamrup (Assam) | September 12, 2023 9:44:23 AM IST
Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma congratulated the Special Task Force Assam police which arrested six people and seized 2.2 kg of heroin from them in the Amingaon area of Assam's Kamrup district.... read..

"If BJP wins 99 seats then...": Congress MP Abdul Khaleque on coming Lok Sabha elections

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Guwahati (Assam) | September 12, 2023 10:43:54 PM IST
Amid the coming Lok Sabha elections in the country in 2024, Congress MP Abdul Khaleque has said that if the Bharatiya Janata Party wins 99 seats in the coming elections, it will be better for them.... read..

Assam police seize 24 kg of ganja, 3 arrested

Sonitpur (Assam) | September 12, 2023 9:45:33 PM IST
Assam Police on Tuesday seized 24 kg of ganja and arrested three persons at the Dhekiajuli area in Sonitpur, Assam, officials said. ... read..

'Lachit: The Warrior' wins Best Animation Award at Chambal International Film Festival

Guwahati (Assam) | September 12, 2023 8:44:04 PM IST
The biopic short film ‘Lachit: The Warrior' won the Best Animation Film award at the 7th Chambal International Film Festival.... read..

"Give away Gandhi title": Assam CM Sarma to Rahul Gandhi, terms Gandhi family "Sardar of duplicate"

Guwahati (Assam) | September 11, 2023 6:43:50 AM IST
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday accused the Gandhi family of "working on breaking the country" and urged Congress MP Rahul Gandhi to "give away Gandhi title".... read..

IIT Guwahati working to transform education landscape of Assam

Guwahati (Assam) | September 11, 2023 10:44:26 PM IST
Under the aegis of Ministry of Education’s Samagra Shiksha Assam (SSA) program, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati is working to transform the education landscape of Assam by providing support to government bodies and startups in identifying and addr... read..
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