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Himanta Biswa Sarma welcomes ULFA's decision of not calling bandh on R-Day, calls for meaningful discusson with GoI

Guwahati (Assam) | January 23, 2022 3:20:31 PM IST
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday welcomed the United Liberation Front of Asom's decision of not calling a bandh during Republic Day celebrations this year and invited the separatist organization for meaningful discussion with Government ... read..
 

Huge cache of arms, ammunition recovered in Assam near Diphu

Diphu (Assam) | January 23, 2022 4:50:50 PM IST
The Assam police on Sunday recovered a huge catch of arms and ammunition from jungles near Diphu in southern Assam's Karbi Anglong district.... read..
 

Assam reports 6,897 new COVID-19 cases, 15 deaths

Dispur (Assam) | January 22, 2022 3:50:29 AM IST
Assam reported 6,897 new COVID-19 cases and 15 deaths on Friday.... read..
 

Assam reports 6,897 COVID cases, 15 deaths

Guwahati (Assam) | January 21, 2022 9:21:01 PM IST
Assam reported 6,897 new COVID cases and 15 deaths on Friday.... read..
 

Assam, Meghalaya CMs apprise Shah of efforts to resolve border disputes

Guwahati/Shillong |Friday, 2022 5:15:07 AM IST
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and his Meghalaya counterpart Conrad K. Sangma on Thursday met Union Home minister Amit Shah in Delhi and apprised him about the efforts being made to resolve six of the 12 inter-state border disputes between the t... read..
 

Poachers strike after nine months, kill female rhino in Assam

Guwahati |Friday, 2022 3:15:08 AM IST
An adult female rhinoceros was reportedly killed by poachers at the Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve (KNP & TR) in Assam and its hornless carcass was found on Thursday, officials said.... read..
 

Assam CM launches programs to curb wildlife poaching in state

Guwahati (Assam) | January 20, 2022 8:50:13 AM IST
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday launched programs to curb the poaching of animals in the state.... read..
 

Assam's Covid surge after Bihu festivities continues

Guwahati |Thursday, 2022 6:15:08 AM IST
The surge of Covid-19 infections in Assam after the harvest festival 'Bhogali Bihu' continued as 8,339 cases were reported on Wednesday, Health Minister Keshab Mahanta said.... read..
 

Assam, Meghalaya CMs to meet Shah on inter-state border dispute

Guwahati/Shillong |Thursday, 2022 4:45:08 AM IST
With recommendations of the ministerial committees, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and his Meghalaya counterpart Conrad K. Sangma are expected to meet Union Home minister Amit Shah on Thursday in a bid to resolve the six of the 12 inter-state bo... read..
 

Water birds declined by 28% in Kaziranga National Park in one year

Guwahati |Wednesday, 2022 4:45:08 AM IST
The percentage of water birds at the Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve (KNP & TR) in Assam declined by 28.61 per cent in one year, officials said on Tuesday.... read..
 

Kaziranga National Park records over 860 swamp deer, over 40,000 birds

Kaziranga (Assam) | January 19, 2022 11:50:27 PM IST
A census in Assam's Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve has found that the national park has at least 868 swamp deer including 173 male, 557 female and 138 yearlings.... read..
 

Assam Police recruitment exams to be held from Feb 27 to April 24

Guwahati (Assam) | January 19, 2022 11:20:09 AM IST
The recruitment exams for various posts in Assam police will be held from February 27, 2022 to April 24, 2022, informed the state police recruitment board on Tuesday.... read..
 

Drugs smuggled from Myanmar valued at over Rs 15cr seized

Guwahati |Tuesday, 2022 4:15:08 AM IST
The Assam Police on Monday arrested two drug peddlers, seized a goods-laden truck from Manipur and recovered 1.6 kg of heroin valued at Rs 15 crore, the police said.... read..
 

Bihu festivities triggers massive Covid surge in Assam

Guwahati |Tuesday, 2022 4:45:07 AM IST
Assam witnessed a 158 per cent increase in Covid positive cases in the past 24 hours as the northeastern state celebrated harvest festival 'Bhogali Bihu', also called 'Magh Bihu'.... read..
 

COVID-19: People not willing to get vaccinated can stay at home, says Assam CM

Guwahati (Assam) | January 18, 2022 9:50:11 AM IST
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday said that the COVID-19 vaccination is not mandatory, but people who are not willing to get vaccinated must stay at home.... read..
 

Assam-Meghalaya border row: Leaders welcome consensus reached on 6 out of 12 disputed areas

Guwahati (Assam) | January 18, 2022 6:50:24 PM IST
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Tuesday said that efforts to resolve the Assam-Meghalaya border row have started bearing fruits as six of the 12 areas of difference have been identified for resolution in the first phase.... read..
 

CM Sarma holds all-party meeting on Assam-Meghalaya border issue

Guwahati (Assam) | January 18, 2022 4:20:34 PM IST
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma held a meeting with representatives of all political parties on the Assam-Meghalaya border issue at State Guest House, Koinadhara on Tuesday.... read..
 

Assam: 2 held with 1.6 kg of heroin worth around Rs 15 Cr

Karbi Anglong (Assam) | January 17, 2022 11:20:08 PM IST
Two persons have been held for possession of 1.6 kg of heroin worth around Rs 15 Crores at the Khatkhati area of Assam's Karbi Anglong district on Monday.... read..
 

Quakes in Assam, Manipur; no damage, casualties reported

Guwahati |Monday, 2022 11:15:07 PM IST
Two earthquakes of moderate intensity jolted parts of the northeastern states of Assam and Manipur on Monday, the National Centre for Seismology (NCS) said.... read..
 

Assam reports 2,709 new COVID-19 cases

Dispur (Assam) | January 16, 2022 10:49:59 PM IST
Assam reported 2,709 new cases of COVID-19 during the last 24 hours, said the state health department on Sunday.... read..
 

Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma visits Srimanta Sankardev Research Institute in Nagaon, takes stock of manuscripts

Nagaon (Assam) | January 16, 2022 6:20:24 PM IST
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday visited the Srimanta Sankardev Research Institute at Batadrava in Assam's Nagaon and took stock of research materials such as Sanchi manuscripts and others.... read..
 

Assam CM reprimands Deputy Commissioner for halting traffic

Guwahati |Sunday, 2022 6:15:08 AM IST
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, who earlier urged everyone including BJP leaders to move away from the Personal Security Officer culture and also drastically cut his security strength, on Saturday publicly reprimanded the Deputy Commissioner of ... read..
 

COVID-19: Unvaccinated people not allowed at public places from tomorrow in Assam; CM rules out lockdown

Guwahati (Assam) | January 15, 2022 7:20:21 PM IST
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday announced that those who are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19 will not be allowed to enter public places like district courts, hotels, markets etc. from Sunday.... read..
 

If govt doesn't perform well, number of Opponents will rise: Assam CM

Nagaon (Assam) | January 15, 2022 8:49:58 PM IST
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday said that the Opposition can never be completely nullified but it can be decreased in number if the government performs well.... read..
 

Assam CM rebukes Nagaon district magistrate for halting traffic on his arrival, says VIP culture not acceptable

Nagaon (Assam) | January 15, 2022 9:20:25 PM IST
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday reprimanded the District Magistrate of Nagaon district for halting traffic for his visit which led to a traffic jam near Gumothagaon on National Highway 37.... read..
 

Assam CM rebukes Nagaon district collector for halting traffic on his arrival, says VIP culture not acceptable

Nagaon (Assam) | January 15, 2022 10:20:11 PM IST
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday reprimanded the Nagaon District Collector for halting traffic for his visit which led to a traffic jam near Gumothagaon on National Highway 37.... read..
 

Every participant helping serve humanity, says Sonowal during global Surya Namaskar demonstration programme

Dibrugarh (Assam) | January 14, 2022 9:20:20 AM IST
As a part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav commemorating 75 years of the country's independence, Union Minister of AYUSH Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday hosted the first-ever global Surya Namaskar demonstration programme and lauded the participants for "helping se... read..
 

Bihu, Makar Sankranti celebrated in NE amid Covid surge

Guwahati/Agartala |Friday, 2022 8:15:08 PM IST
Amid the ongoing Covid-19 surge, the northeastern states on Friday celebrated Bihu and Makar Sankranti, both harvest festivals, with traditional fervour.... read..
 

BSF, DRI seize 360 kg ganja in joint operation, arrest one person in Assam's Cacher

Cachar (Assam) | January 13, 2022 9:20:16 PM IST
In a joint operation, the Border Security Force (BSF) and Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) apprehended an Indian national and seized 360 kgs 'ganja' being transported in a truck on NH-6 at Gumrah, Assam, an official said on Thursday.... read..
 

Assam, Nagaland Governor tests Covid positive, hospitalised

Guwahati |Thursday, 2022 8:15:08 PM IST
Assam Governor Prof. Jagdish Mukhi, who is also the acting Governor of Nagaland, tested positive for Covid-19, Raj Bhavan officials said on Thursday.... read..
 

Assam and Nagaland Governor Prof Jagdish Mukhi tests positive for COVID-19

Guwahati (Assam) | January 13, 2022 1:50:24 PM IST
Assam and Nagaland Governor Prof Jagdish Mukhi tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday.... read..
 

Assam Rifles apprehends PLA terrorist in Manipur

Dispur (Assam) | January 13, 2022 12:19:56 PM IST
The Assam Rifles apprehended a suspected People's Liberation Army (PLA) terrorist in Manipur, said The Assam Rifles on Thursday.... read..
 

'Mutual understanding' reached between Assam, Meghalaya over six areas of boundary dispute: Himanta Biswa Sarma

Guwahati (Assam) | January 13, 2022 9:50:45 AM IST
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has said that his government has arrived at 'mutual understanding' with Meghalaya over the six areas of the boundary dispute between the two neighbouring states that were taken up in the first phase of a border row... read..
 

PM's security breach: Assam CM demands Punjab CM's arrest

Guwahati |Thursday, 2022 6:45:07 AM IST
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday demanded that his Punjab counterpart Charanjit Singh Channi be arrested for his alleged "conspiracy" in the breach of Prime Minister Narendra Modis security on January 5.... read..
 

Assam doc who transplanted pig's heart into human 25 yrs ago cheers for US doctors

Guwahati |Thursday, 2022 4:15:07 AM IST
Dhani Ram Baruah, a Guwahati based heart specialist and transplant surgeon, became very cheerful after getting to know that the US doctors at University of Maryland School of Medicine successfully transplanted a genetically modified pig heart into a 57-ye... read..
 

Punjab CID DSP captured in sting operation saying protestors were not farmers, but Khalistan supporters: Himanta Biswa Sarma

Guwahati (Assam) | January 13, 2022 1:20:38 AM IST
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Friday termed the security breach of Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a conspiracy to assassinate the Prime Minister, adding that a sting operation involving police officials had captured the CID DSP Sukhdev Sing... read..
 

Assam govt appoints Olympic medallist Lovlina Borgohain as Dy SP

Guwahati |Wednesday, 2022 11:15:08 PM IST
Following its earlier announcement, the Assam government on Wednesday formally appointed Olympic bronze medallist Lovlina Borgohain as Deputy Superintendent of Assam Police (DSP).... read..
 

COVID-19: Assam relaxes night curfew for Bhogali Bihu

Guwahati (Assam) | January 12, 2022 3:50:15 PM IST
The Assam government today relaxed the night curfew timings for Thursday in view of the celebration of Bhogali Bihu. The night curfew timings will be from 11 pm to 4 am instead of 10 pm to 6 am on January 13.... read..
 

Can serve country while working in Assam Police but main focus will be sports: Lovlina Borgohain

Dispur (Assam) | January 12, 2022 6:20:22 PM IST
Tokyo Olympic bronze medallist boxer Lovlina Borgohain expressed happiness at being appointed as Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) in Assam but said that currently she will focus on sports and winning medals for the country.... read..
 

Two held in Assam, 795 gm heroin, wildlife products seized

Dispur (Assam) | January 12, 2022 4:21:40 PM IST
The Karbi Anglong Police arrested two persons and recovered 795 grams heroin and wildlife products from them in Khatkhati, Assam on Wednesday.... read..
 

Man killed by gunmen near Assam-Manipur border

Cachar (Assam) | January 11, 2022 8:50:02 PM IST
A man was killed after suspected militants shot at him in Cachar district near the Assam-Manipur border on Tuesday.... read..
 

Lovlina Borgohain to receive appointment letter for DSP post from CM tomorrow

Guwahati (Assam) | January 11, 2022 7:49:55 PM IST
Tokyo Olympic bronze medalist boxer Lovlina Borgohain will be handed the appointment letter in the rank of DSP of Assam Police by Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday, Chief Minister's office said.... read..
 

Assam CM receives 10 kg fish as gift from fish traders' body ahead of Magh Bihu

Guwahati (Assam) | January 11, 2022 5:50:20 PM IST
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Tuesday received a 10 kg fish as a gift from representatives of a fish traders' body of Uzan Bazar, Guwahati ahead of Magh Bihu.... read..
 

Assam to change middlemen system causing loss to rice farmers: CM

Guwahati |Tuesday, 2022 7:15:07 AM IST
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday said that due to lack of proper procurement mechanism and committed efforts, majority of the paddy produced in the state is procured by middlemen depriving the farmers of fair price.... read..
 

Assam administers total 7921 'precautionary dose' of COVID-19 vaccine today

Guwahati (Assam) | January 10, 2022 9:50:00 PM IST
In Assam, over 7,921 healthcare workers, frontline workers and senior citizens got the 'precaution dose' on the first day of booster vaccination in the state, the Assam government said on Monday.... read..
 

Assam logs 988 new COVID-19 cases, positivity rate over 6 pc

Guwahati (Assam) | January 9, 2022 11:21:13 PM IST
Assam on Sunday reported 988 new COVID-19 cases, 448 recoveries and one death, as per state's health department.... read..
 

Assam Police seizes 287 bags of illegal Burmese supari from railway station

Karimganj (Assam) | January 9, 2022 12:50:40 PM IST
Assam Police seized 287 bags of illegal Burmese supari from a train travelling from Agartala to Sealdah at the Badarpur Railway Station on Saturday.... read..
 

Assam reports 1,167 new COVID-19 cases, daily positivity rate at 3.32 pc

Dispur (Assam) | January 8, 2022 4:20:01 AM IST
Assam reported 1,167 new COVID-19 cases during the last 24 hours, said the state health department on Friday.... read..
 

Assam govt revises night curfew timings from Saturday

Guwahati (Assam) | January 7, 2022 6:20:21 PM IST
In wake of the rising COVID-19 cases, the Assam government on Friday revised the timings of the night curfew, which will be imposed from 10 pm to 6 am with effect from January 8.... read..
 

State govt to provide free COVID treatment only for patients who fall under BPL category: Assam CM

Guwahati (Assam) | January 7, 2022 5:50:53 PM IST
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Friday announced that the state government will provide free of cost COVID treatment only to the patients who fall under the Below Poverty Line (BPL) category.... read..
 

Five interstate drugs dealers held in Assam

Guwahati (Assam) | January 7, 2022 8:50:13 PM IST
Guwahati Police on Friday arrested five interstate drugs dealers and seized drugs worth crores, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma informed.... read..
 
 
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