Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Sonowal for early revival of Indo-Bangla trade network

Guwahati |Wednesday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has called for joint efforts to boost growth of India and Bangladesh through expeditious implementation of agreements inked for reviving the multi-model communication network... read..

India is Bangladesh's friend forever: Tipu Munshi

Guwahati |Wednesday, 2019 3:45:05 AM IST
Bangladesh Minister of Commerce Tipu Munshi has said India is not only its closest neighbour but also a friend for ever.... read..

Assam to implement two-child norm from 2021

Guwahati |Wednesday, 2019 10:50:55 AM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Assam has decided that people with more than two children will be ineligible for government jobs after January 1, 2021.... read..

Assam bypolls: Over 74% polling till 5 pm, likely to rise

Guwahati |Tuesday, 2019 10:50:53 AM IST
Assam recorded 74.15 per cent polling across the four Assembly constituencies that went to bypolls on Monday.... read..

Assam told to set up task force on mines and minerals

Guwahati |Tuesday, 2019 10:50:53 AM IST
The Gauhati High Court on Monday directed the Assam government to constitute a Mines and Minerals Task Force Battalion under the Mines and Minerals Department for taking timely and independent action to prevent illegal mining of any kind.... read..

Voting begins for 4 Assembly seats in Assam

Guwahati |Monday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
Voting is currently underway for the four Assembly constituencies in Assam. Polling started at 7 a.m. in all the polling stations in the four constituencies -- Jania, Sonari, Ratabari and Rangapara.... read..

Assam by-polls: Voting underway in four assembly constituencies

By By Vikash Sharma

Ratabari (Assam) | October 21, 2019 12:11:33 PM IST
People were seen queued at several polling stations across four assembly constituencies in Assam on Monday to exercise their franchise.... read..

Amid tension, Assam set to hold Indo-Bangla Stakeholders Meet

Guwahati |Sunday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
Amid recent hostilities along the Indo-Bangladesh border in West Bengal, Assam is all set to hold a two-day Indo-Bangladesh Stakeholders meet from Tuesday.... read..

Fire kills four in Assam

Guwahati |Sunday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
Four persons, including two infants and a maid servant, died after a fire broke out and engulfed a house in Assam's Dibrugarh town on the wee hours of Saturday.... read..

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..

Assam: JMB cadre arrested by police, sent to remand

Barpeta (Assam) | October 18, 2019 3:11:36 AM IST
Barpeta police has arrested a Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) cadre Azhar Ali who was absconding since past many years.... 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: 3 NDFB(S) cadres arrested by security forces along India-Bhutan border

Kokrajhar (Assam) | October 17, 2019 9:41:45 AM IST
Three cadres of insurgent organisation, National Democratic Front of Bodoland (Sangbijit) were on Wednesday arrested by security forces from Ripu Reserve Forest along the India-Bhutan border in Assam's Kokrajhar town.... 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: 3 NDFB(S) cadres arrested

Kokrajhar (Assam) | October 16, 2019 11:41:43 PM IST
Three cadres of National Democratic Front of Bodoland(S) were arrested from Ripu Reserve Forest here.... 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..
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