Monday, June 14, 2021

Covid effect: Most zoos, national parks shut in northeast

Guwahati/Agartala |Sunday, 2021 4:45:06 PM IST
Most zoos across the eight northeastern states have either been shut or the authorities have taken a series of strict measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus among the captive animals.... read..

Two sisters found hanging in Assam village, family alleges rape, murder

Guwahati |Sunday, 2021 6:15:06 AM IST
Two sisters were found hanging from a tree in their village in Kokrajhar district of western Assam, police said on Saturday.... read..

Fully vaccinated Assam government employees asked to attend office from June 14

Guwahati (Assam) | June 13, 2021 8:14:40 PM IST
Assam government on Sunday directed all its employees who have fully vaccinated against coronavirus to start attending office from June 14, while following all Covid-19 protocols.... read..

Assam police rescues 4 suspected human trafficking victims

Guwahati (Assam) | June 12, 2021 5:14:32 PM IST
Assam police on Saturday rescued four girls, suspected to be the victims of an attempted human trafficking bid, from the state's Baihata and arrested one person in this connection.... read..

Assam CM meets RSS chief in Nagpur

Guwahati |Saturday, 2021 5:15:05 AM IST
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Friday met Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat at the organisation's headquarters in Nagpur, BJP sources here said.... read..

Congress slams Assam CM for population control remarks

Guwahati |Friday, 2021 9:15:06 PM IST
The opposition Congress in Assam on Friday slammed Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma for his remarks on controlling the population of the northeastern state.... read..

NE India's first DRDO supported Covid hospital in Assam

Guwahati |Friday, 2021 1:15:06 AM IST
The DRDO supported first ever 300-bed Covid hospital in northeast India was inaugurated in Guwahati on Thursday by Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma. The modern Covid Care Hospital was set up by converting a portion of the Sarusajai Sports Complex ... read..

Tension in Assam's Nagaon after youth dies

Guwahati |Thursday, 2021 5:15:07 AM IST
Tension prevailed on Wednesday night at Rupahihat of Assam's Nagaon district after a youth died reportedly due to police beating during the corona curfew.... read..

Assam to have 7 National Parks now, most after Madhya Pradesh

Guwahati |Thursday, 2021 3:45:06 AM IST
With the notification of two more National Parks in Assam on Wednesday, the northeastern state now has seven such parks, the second most after Madhya Pradesh, and the Andaman and Nicobar Isslands, which have nine each, state Environment and Forest Ministe... read..

Protests, appeal mounting against sale of two Assam paper mills

Guwahati |Thursday, 2021 8:15:06 PM IST
The protests and appeal against the sale of two paper mills owned by the government-run Hindustan Paper Corporation Ltd (HPCL) has been mounting rapidly in the BJP-ruled Assam.... read..

Drugs worth Rs 24 cr seized in one month in Assam: CM

Guwahati |Thursday, 2021 10:15:06 PM IST
As the BJP led Assam government has launched a war against drugs, various security agencies during the past one month have seized drugs worth Rs 24 crore and arrested 500 peddlers, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said here on Thursday.... read..

Assam to hold Class X, XII board exams with reduced subjects

Guwahati/Agartala |Wednesday, 2021 2:45:06 AM IST
Unlike many other states in the country, the Assam government on Tuesday announced that it would hold the secondary (Class X) and higher secondary (Class XII) board examinations with reduced number of subjects in August.... read..

Assam Police arrests three food delivery boys for drug peddling

Guwahati (Assam) | June 9, 2021 1:44:32 AM IST
Assam Police has arrested three food delivery boys for allegedly peddling drugs in Guwahati.... read..

Crowd flouts Covid-protocols at Guwahati's Ganesh Gudi Market

Guwahati (Assam) | June 8, 2021 10:14:47 PM IST
People were seen flouting Covid safety protocols on Tuesday at Guwahati's Ganesh Gudi market, which saw huge crowds during curfew relaxation hours before noon.... read..

Assam to confer 'Asom Ratna', other awards every year to 'icons'

Guwahati |Tuesday, 2021 10:45:06 PM IST
The BJP-led government in Assam on Tuesday decided to confer various awards including "Asom Ratna" on a regular basis to recognise the "icons" who have made significant contributions to the society and various other fields including literature.... read..

Assam finalises Rs 160 crore package to rehabilitate 4K NDFB cadre

Guwahati |Tuesday, 2021 4:45:06 AM IST
The Assam government on Monday finalised a Rs 160 crore package to rehabilitate 4,036 cadres of erstwhile militant outfit National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB), with whom it had signed a deal on January 27 last year.... read..

Encroachers, intruders would be evicted from all parts of Assam: Himanta Biswa Sarma

Guwahati (Assam) | June 7, 2021 4:14:28 PM IST
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday said encroachers and intruders would be evicted from all parts of Assam to protect the Assamese identity.... read..

Assam, Tripura's top mission to promote commercial cultivation of Agar

Guwahati/Agartala |Monday, 2021 2:15:06 AM IST
The Assam and Tripura governments have taken all out initiatives to promote commercial cultivation of Agar, which is used in world class perfumeries and other industries.... read..

Adopt Gujarat tech solutions for power bills collection: Assam CM to officials

Guwahati |Monday, 2021 10:45:05 PM IST
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has asked officials to adopt the Gujarat technological solutions in metering, billing, collection of electricity bills and to recover the unpaid power bills of government officials directly from their salaries.... read..

Majuli connectivity in spotlight as Assam goes to polls on Saturday

Majuli (Assam) |Friday, 2021 11:45:05 PM IST
Connectivity, pending for centuries, still remains a major issue in the world's largest river island Majuli, which goes to polls on Saturday, in the first leg of the three-phase Assam Assembly elections.... read..
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