The Telegraph
Saturday , January 2 , 2016

Gogoi declares New Year gifts

Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi today announced the creation of six development councils and 20 civil subdivisions during his customary New Year interaction with the media here.   | Read..

Spirit soars with hopes

A midnight festival, a swim in a pool of ice-cold water and late-night jamborees marked the arrival of 2016 in Meghalaya.   | Read..

Trend projects happy high for hospitality sector

The Northeast now has room for all. Be it budget, economy or luxury clients, leading hotel brands are opening shop in Guwahati - the gateway to the region.   | Read..

Honour for Shija Hospitals chief

Dr Palin Khundongbam, chairman and managing director of Shija Hospitals and Research Institute here, has been named Indian healthcare ambassador of the year in recognition...   | Read..

Habitat loss threat to hispid hare survival at Manas

The future of the hispid hare, which has its highest population density at Manas National Park, is grim if threats to the rabbit are not addressed.   | Read..

Assam police launch portal

Assam police today launched its citizens' portal as a pilot project developed under the Centre's e-governance programme - Crime and Criminal Tracking Network System - at...   | Read..

Funds crunch puts fest on hold

Funds crunch has prompted the Assam Traditional Sports and Dragon Boat Association to put its annual festival, Amar Khel Amar Usav (Our Game Our Joy), on hold.   | Read..

Mishaps dampen first-day fervour

Road accidents dampened the start of 2016 with several cases reported across Assam though there were no casualties.   | Read..

Ex-rebel shot

A surrendered NDFB cadre was killed and another injured in a clash among the group at the outfit's camp at Sudempuri in Kokrajhar town this evening.   | Read..

Nagaon to host Majuli Friendship Day

To cultivate the legacy of Srimanta Xankardeb, the Society for Srimanta Sankaradeva will celebrate Majuli Friendship Day at Nagaon, the birthplace of the Assamese icon, on...   | Read..

Plan for flouride-free water in 13 villages

The Nagaon administration is preparing a roadmap to ensure fluoride-free ground water in the district by 2018.   | Read..

Tribute to former CM in Dhubri

Former Assam chief minister Jananeta Sarat Chandra Singha, a Gandhian who hailed from Dhubri district, was remembered on his 102nd birth anniversary with a programme near...   | Read..

Security tightened after standoff

Security has been beefed up in south Dholai area in Assam's Cachar district following a standoff between Reang and Dimasa communities.   | Read..

House panel advises against tea budget cut

A parliamentary panel has told the Centre that there should not be any budget curtailment that hits tea exports.   | Read..

Officials ordered to stay put for NRC update

The Assam government has asked its officials who have been transferred or promoted not to take up their new responsibilities till they finish assignments on the National...   | Read..
Northeast Sports

Silchar DSA gets Rs 10 lakh for Games

With hardly a week left for the third State Games organised by the Assam Olympic Association (AOA) at Silchar in Barak Valley from January 7 to 12, the repair and...   | Read..

Neroca FC look to boost team

Neroca FC have strengthened their line-up with two more players, Seikhohao Tuboi and Kh. Jibon Singh, on loan for the 2nd Division I-League this year.   | Read..

Railmen enter quarters

NF Railway today clinched three points by virtue of a first innings lead against Biswanath Chariali in their last league match at Nurul Amin Stadium in Nagaon to book a...   | Read..


Assam will play hosts Baroda at the Reliance Cricket Stadium at Vadodara in Gujarat in their Group C league campaign opener in the Syed Mustaq Ali Trophy T20 National...   | Read..

Debraj College win

Debraj Roy College, Golaghat, defeated North Lakhimpur College by four wickets to claim the title of the Dibrugarh University inter-college cricket tournament that came to...   | Read..
A man parasails along the Brahmaputra bank during the Jeevan Kite Festival.  Picture by UB Photos   | Read..
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