Thursday, December 1, 2022

World Aids Day: Assam State AIDS Control Society organizes activities to generate awareness

Guwahati (Assam) | December 1, 2022 9:30:29 PM IST
The Assam State AIDS Control Society (ASACS) on Thursday observed 'World AIDS Day with a flurry of activities organized across the state.... read..

Guwahati: BSF seizes huge quantity of ganja

Guwahati (Assam) | December 1, 2022 7:01:04 PM IST
The Border Security Force of Guwahati Frontier seized 5,023 kilograms of ganja, 43,719 Yaba tablets and apprehended 221 smugglers this year so far, informed officials on Thursday.... read..

Dibrugarh University ragging case: One more accused arrested; total five

Dibrugarh (Assam) | December 1, 2022 6:04:28 PM IST
Assam Police on Thursday arrested another accused, Dibyajyoti Gogoi, a student, for his alleged involvement in the unfortunate Dibrugarh University ragging incident.... read..

Mosque committee in Assam ask people not to join burial for those addicted to drugs or involved in drugs trade

Nagaon (Assam) | December 1, 2022 4:34:41 PM IST
In a bid to tackle drug menace, a mosque and a Kabristan committee in central Assam's Nagaon district have decided not to participate in the burial of people who die due to consumption of drugs or have been involved in drugs trade the Committee officials.... read..

Eastern Air Command celebrates its 63rd anniversary

Guwahati (Assam) | December 1, 2022 11:01:04 AM IST
The Headquarters Eastern Air Command on Thursday completed 63 glorious years of service to the nation.... read..

Assam CM distributes 35,800 scooters among meritorious students

Guwahati (Assam) | December 1, 2022 9:30:26 AM IST
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday inaugurated the ceremonial distribution of scooters to meritorious candidates who cleared the last higher secondary examinations conducted by the Assam Higher Secondary Education Council with percentag... read..

Assam police instructed not to fire upon civilians: CM Himanta Biswa Sarma

Guwahati (Assam) | December 1, 2022 9:00:42 AM IST
Assam Chief Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday said that police should not fire upon civilians whether they are citizens of Meghalaya or Assam.... read..

Make findings of Assam-Meghalaya border violence public: NE body

Guwahati/Shillong |Thursday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
The North East Indigenous People's Forum (NEIPF) on Wednesday urged the Assam government to make public the findings of the judicial inquiry into the November 22 inter-state border violence and shooting that killed six people, including 5 villagers of Meg... read..

IIT-Guwahati placements begin on a strong note, 168 offers made

Guwahati (Assam) | December 1, 2022 10:00:32 PM IST
The campus placements of the Indian Institute of Technology-Guwahati for 2022-23 began on a robust note on Thursday.... read..

Assam Dibrugarh University ragging case: One more accused arrested, another detained for interrogation

Dibrugarh (Assam) | November 30, 2022 11:29:57 AM IST
One more accused in the case where a first-semester postgraduate student of Assam's Dibrugarh University, jumped off his hostel building after allegedly being fed up with being ragged, Dibrugarh Police said.... read..

Assam Rifles apprehends PLA cadre and recruiter

Guwahati |Wednesday, 2022 4:45:10 AM IST
The Srikona Battalion of Assam Rifles, in a joint operation with Manipur Commandos, apprehended one active cadre of the insurgent group People's Liberation Army (PLA) of Manipur, officials said on Tuesday.... read..

Wild elephant chases off people in Assam's Rongjuli

Goalpara (Assam) | November 30, 2022 3:32:00 PM IST
A wild elephant was seen chasing off people at the Rongjuli area in Assam's Goalpara district.... read..

Assam: 5-month pregnant school teacher attacked, 22 students suspended

Dibrugarh (Assam) | November 30, 2022 12:00:08 AM IST
A five-month pregnant school teacher in Dibrugarh was allegedly attacked by a group of students at her school as she complained to the parents of one of the students pertaining to his poor performance.... read..

Assam Police arrest three persons in Nagaon, recover 7.65mm pistol, brown sugar

Nagaon (Assam) | November 30, 2022 9:00:18 PM IST
Assam Police arrested three persons and recovered one 7.65 mm pistol and brown sugar in Nagaon district, the police said on Wednesday.... read..

Dibrugarh University ragging case: Authority suspends 3 hostel wardens

Dibrugarh (Assam) | November 30, 2022 3:32:08 PM IST
The authority of Dibrugarh University has suspended three wardens of the hostel of the varsity days after a first-semester postgraduate student of jumped off his hostel building after allegedly being fed up with being ragged.... read..

Assam: Several illegal brick kilns demolished in Kamrup district

Kamrup (Assam) | November 29, 2022 11:00:25 AM IST
The district administration of Assam's Kamrup has launched massive operations against illegal and unauthorised brick kilns .... read..

Massive fire breaks out in Assam's Darrang

Darrang (Assam) | November 29, 2022 12:01:26 AM IST
A massive fire broke out in Assam's Darrang on Monday evening.... read..

Assam: Jorhat college student alleges ragging in hostel

Guwahati |Tuesday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Another incident of alleged ragging surfaced at a college in Assam's Jorhat district on Monday.... read..

Union Minister Sonowal inaugurates SBI's regional business office in Tinsukia

Tinsukia (Assam) | November 29, 2022 10:31:24 PM IST
Union Minister of Ports, Shipping and Waterways and Ayush Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday inaugurated the regional business office of State Bank of India in Tinsukia and ceremonially handed over loan sanction papers to self-help groups (SHGs) in the area.... read..

Magisterial inquiry ordered into ragging incident at Dibrugarh University

Dibrugarh (Assam) | November 29, 2022 9:30:19 AM IST
Dibrugarh Deputy Commissioner Biswajit Pegu informed on Monday that he has ordered a Magisterial inquiry into the ragging incident at Dibrugarh University.... read..

Dibrugarh: Assam Medical College suspends 2 students for ragging juniors

Dibrugarh (Assam) | November 29, 2022 2:00:29 PM IST
The Assam Medical College in Dibrugarh has suspended two students for allegedly indulging in the ragging of a Post Graduation (PG) student of the University's Commerce department.... read..

Firing incident because of certain local issues, no relation with Assam-Meghalaya relationship: Himanta Sarma

Silchar (Assam) | November 29, 2022 7:02:10 PM IST
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Tuesday said that the firing incident that happened along the Assam-Meghalaya border because of a certain local issue and it does not have any relation or problem with the broader landscape of Assam-Meghalaya re... read..

Education effective in checking population rise, says AIUDF MLA

Guwahati (Assam) | November 29, 2022 8:01:21 PM IST
All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) general secretary and MLA Rafiqul Islam on Tuesday said that his party is not against any population control policy, and if people are educated and greater awareness is created, then population would be controlled... read..

Assam Police arrests two dacoits in Nagaon, seizes illegal weapon

Nagaon (Assam) | November 29, 2022 8:00:34 AM IST
Officials of Assam Police in Nagaon district on Monday arrested two dacoits and seized an illegal weapon from their possession.... read..

"Say no to ragging..." Assam CM takes note of ragging incident in Dibrugarh varsity

Dibrugarh (Assam) | November 28, 2022 8:01:12 AM IST
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that a ragging case in Dibrugarh University has come to light, wherein a student jumped from the hostel building.... read..

Assam lifts curbs on vehicular movement along its border with Meghalaya

Guwahati (Assam) | November 27, 2022 4:01:06 PM IST
In view of improving law and order situation in Meghalaya, the Assam Police on Sunday lifted the restrictions of vehicular movement and started allowing all vehicles to ply on the route to Meghalaya.... read..

ISL: Mumbai City FC breeze past NorthEast United FC to go top of table

Guwahati (Assam) | November 26, 2022 4:01:28 AM IST
Mumbai City FC went to the top of the table after a comfortable 3-1 win over NorthEast United FC in the Indian Super League (ISL) at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium, in Guwahati, on Friday.... read..

Himanta Biswa Sarma briefs 12 district collectors about infrastructure projects to be launched in Assam soon

Guwahati (Assam) | November 26, 2022 10:30:12 PM IST
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday briefed the Collectors of 12 districts about the upcoming development projects in the state.... read..

Indian Navy bikers' team starts expedition across Northeast

Guwahati |Saturday, 2022 3:15:10 AM IST
As part of 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav' celebrations, the Indian Navy bikers' team - 'The Sea Riders' - embarked on a motorcycle expedition across the seven out of eight Northeastern states on Friday.... read..

Illicit liquor being taken from Arunachal to Manipur seized in Assam, two held

Biswanath (Assam) | November 26, 2022 9:01:37 PM IST
Assam police recovered a huge quantity of illegal liquor and arrested two persons in this regard in Biswanath district, the police said.... read..

ISL 2022-23: Mumbai City FC go top of the table after defeating NorthEast United

Guwahati |Saturday, 2022 4:15:10 AM IST
Mumbai City FC went to the top of the table after a comfortable 3-1 win over NorthEast United FC in the Hero Indian Super League (ISL) at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium here on Friday.... read..

Players gave everything, but it was not enough: NorthEast United FC head coach Balbul

Guwahati (Assam) | November 26, 2022 6:31:00 AM IST
NorthEast United FC head coach Marco Balbul rued his side's mistakes as the Highlanders lost 1-3 against Mumbai City FC in the Indian Super League (ISL) 2022-23 on their home ground at Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium, in Guwahati, on Friday.... read..

Wild elephant calf found dead in Assam's Jorhat

Jorhat (Assam) | November 25, 2022 1:00:36 PM IST
A wild elephant calf was found dead in a tea garden in Assam's Jorhat district on Friday.... read..

Assam Petroleum Mazdoor Union stops fuel transportation to Meghalaya amid border dispute

Guwahati (Assam) | November 25, 2022 12:02:38 PM IST
Following the firing incident along the Assam-Meghalaya border, the Assam Petroleum Mazdoor Union on Friday said that it has stopped the transportation of fuel to Meghalaya. The Union sent letters to PSU oil marketing companies informing them of their dec... read..

Amit Shah pays tribute to Ahom General Lachit Borphukan

New Delhi/Guwahati |Friday, 2022 4:15:10 AM IST
On the second day of the three-day celebration of the 400th birth anniversary of 17th-century Ahom Army General Lachit Borphukan, Union Home Minister attended as chief guest of the plenary session held at Vigyan Bhawan in the national capital on Thursday.... read..

Son kills mother for not giving money to buy mobile phone

Guwahati |Friday, 2022 2:45:10 AM IST
A youth has allegedly killed his mother in Assam's Dibrugarh district when she refused to give him money for buying a mobile phone, an official said on Thursday.... read..

ISL 2022-23: Unbeaten Mumbai City face winless NorthEast United in a contrasting clash (preview)

Guwahati |Friday, 2022 2:15:12 AM IST
The upcoming game of Indian Super League (ISL) 2022-23 will showcase a contrasting matchup as NorthEast United FC, which is the only team without a point in the ongoing season so far, take on Mumbai City FC, who are unbeaten till now, at the Indira Gandhi... read..

Sitharaman inaugurates 400th birth anniv celebration of Lachit Borphukan

New Delhi/Guwahati |Thursday, 2022 2:15:10 AM IST
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday inaugurated the 3-day celebrations of the 400th birth anniversary of the 17th century Ahom Army General Lachit Borphukan at Vigyan Bhawan in Delhi.... read..

Elephant carcass found in paddy field in Assam's Goalpara

Goalpara (Assam) | November 24, 2022 8:00:00 PM IST
A wild tusker was found dead in the Goalpara district in Assam on Thursday, a forest official said.... read..

Assam govt grants approval for tree-felling outside forest areas

Guwahati |Thursday, 2022 5:15:10 AM IST
The Assam government in a state cabinet meeting on Wednesday approved tree-felling outside forest areas under Assam Trees Outside Forest (Sustainable Management) Rules, 2022, officials said.... read..

Had Ahoms succumbed to Mughals, Southeast Asia's unique culture would have been lost: Assam CM

Guwahati |Thursday, 2022 2:15:11 AM IST
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday claimed that had the Mughals defeated the Ahoms in the battle of Saraighat in 1671, the entire Southeast Asia would have been very different.... read..

400 kg ganja seized along the Assam-Tripura border

Karimganj (Assam) |Wednesday, 2022 3:45:10 AM IST
In a major operation, Assam Police seized a consignment of over 400 kg of ganja from a truck at the Churaibari area of Karimganj district along the state's border with Tripura, an official said on Tuesday.... read..

Border firing: Assam disagrees with Meghalaya CM on jurisdiction

Guwahati |Wednesday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
Rebutting the claim of Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma, the Assam government on Tuesday said that the firing incident that happened at Mukhrow village, leaving six people killed, falls within the territory of the state.... read..

Firing at Assam-Meghalaya border: Govt transfers SP, orders probe

Guwahati (Assam) | November 23, 2022 7:01:59 PM IST
The Assam government transferred the Superintendent of Police (SP) of West Karbi Anglong district a day after the firing incident that occurred along the Assam-Meghalaya border.... read..

Assam-Meghalaya border violence: Congress calls it "deliberate incident", says both CMs were aware of it

Guwahati (Assam) | November 23, 2022 4:01:54 PM IST
A day after the violence at the Assam-Meghalaya border, Assam Congress has alleged that this was a "deliberate incident" and both Chief Ministers of Assam and Meghalaya were aware of it.... read..

Assam Governor inaugurates Rashtriya Bal Vaigyanik Pradarshani

Guwahati (Assam) | November 22, 2022 11:29:28 PM IST
With the view to encourage, popularize and inculcate the scientific temper among the children, the Governor of Assam Prof Jagdish Mukhi on Tuesday inaugurated the 49th Rashtriya Bal Vaigyanik Pradarshani (RBVP) at Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetra in Guwahat... read..

Assam: K9 dog squad hero 'Zorba' with over 60 records passes away

Guwahati (Assam) | November 22, 2022 3:59:51 PM IST
Aaranyak, one of India's biodiversity conservation organisations, on Tuesday, mourned the passing away of its first k9 unit member, Zorba.... read..

Assam: Over 400 Kg of ganja seized from a truck in Karimganj, driver absconding

Karimganj (Assam) | November 22, 2022 3:30:03 PM IST
In a major drug haul, Assam police recovered over four quintals of 'ganja' (cannabis) from a truck at the Churaibari area along the Assam-Tripura border on Monday night, the police said on Tuesday.... read..

Sarbananda Sonowal appeals to new recruits in Rozgar Mela to work with patriotic notion

Guwahati (Assam) | November 22, 2022 3:29:59 PM IST
Union Minister of Ports, Shipping and Waterways and Ayush, Sarbananda Sonowal joined the Rozgar Mela- the recruitment drive for 71,000 personnel, from Patgaon BSF Headquater in Guwahati where a total 224 successful candidates were handed over appointment ... read..

Assam: 5 dead in truck-car collision in Nagaon

Nagaon (Assam) | November 22, 2022 10:29:27 AM IST
At least five people were killed following a head-on collision between a truck and a car in Assam's Nagaon district.... read..

CMs of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam attend closing ceremony of Purvottar Swabhiman Utsav

Guwahati (Assam) | November 22, 2022 12:01:38 AM IST
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Monday attended the closing ceremony of Purvottar Swabhiman Utsav organized by the Indian Army in Guwahati.... read..
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