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Wednesday , October 5 , 2016

Gogoi dares CM, Sarma to debate

Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi today dared the state government to an open debate on the Assam Human Development Report 2014 released yesterday.   | Read..

Rape victim dies of burns

An alleged gang-rape victim, who had set herself ablaze to escape social stigma, lost the battle for her life this morning.   | Read..

Andhra model to fast-track Assam's IT future

Assam's information technology sector is looking at Andhra Pradesh for inspiration to speed up the implementation of the ambitious Fiber Grid Project to provide high-speed...   | Read..

The Pujas are here, where are the roads?

The city is dressing up for Durga Puja - the festive spirit wraps it like a stole, colourful lights glitter like jewellery and people are rushing about for last-minute...   | Read..

Jorhat drama fest to hone scientific talent

The attempt to popularise science among the youth through theatre in this Upper Assam town will enter its third year tomorrow.   | Read..

Forum to promote Bihu outside NE

The Society for the Promotion of Indian Classical Music and Culture Among Youth (Spic Macay) will for the first time promote Bihu in schools outside the Northeast.   | Read..

Dhubri expo a grand success

Anju Sarkar is happy as she had done brisk business at the National Handloom Expo held recently in Gauripur town of Dhubri district, a culture hub of lower Assam.   | Read..

NGO plans affordable housing

Mumbai-based NGO Habitat for Humanity India has partnered with the DoNER ministry for a pilot project to provide better housing and sanitation facilities to 1 lakh families...   | Read..

Hard times for former ASTC staff

Former Assam State Transport Corporation (ASTC) station superintendent Sironjib Pachani has not been able to manage funds for his son's higher education.   | Read..

Book festival from Oct. 14

The 12th Festival of Books, organised by Anwesha, an NGO, will begin at the Assam Engineering Institute (AEI) ground here on October 14 and will continue till October 21.   | Read..

Call for life term for rape-accused teachers

A conglomeration of civil groups and people today took out a rally here demanding exemplary punishment for two rape-accused teachers - Yogesh Joshi and Deepjyoti Das.   | Read..

Haflong ticket counter shut

The lone railway passenger reservation system counter at Haflong, the district headquarters of Dima Hasao district in Assam, has not been functioning for the past two weeks.   | Read..

Delay in Dhubri water project

The greater Dhubri urban water project is yet to take off despite all construction being completed, for lack of co-ordination among the implementing agencies and a poor...   | Read..

Need for infrastructure

The northeastern states are yet to take full advantage of the schemes being implemented by the Union ministry of food processing and industries (MoFPI) for the benefit of...   | Read..

Ibobi plea to Centre

Manipur chief minister Okram Ibobi Singh has appealed to the Centre to entrust the construction of two power stations to the state government instead of Power Grid.   | Read..

Minister thrust on FDI in NE

Union minister of state for food processing and industries Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti today spoke about foreign direct investment (FDI) in the Northeast.   | Read..

Plea to name Shillong road after St Teresa

A proposal to name a road after St Teresa of Calcutta was today placed before the Meghalaya government by a member of the Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council.   | Read..

Gogoi fires twin salvos at Dispur

Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi today said Dispur should treat the staff of provincialised schools with the same degree of sympathy as it has displayed towards...   | Read..

Paswan hails food act feat

Union minister for consumer affairs, food and public distribution Ram Vilas Paswan today said eight out of 10 persons in Assam are getting the benefits of the National Food...   | Read..

Khandu seeks special package

Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Pema Khandu today urged Union information technology minister Ravi Shankar Prasad for a special package to augment telecom infrastructure...   | Read..
Northeast Sports

Tengapani triumph

Tengapani Football Club and Mamorani Anchalik Sports Club registered comprehensive victories in the Makum A-Division Zonal League organised by Makum Sports Association at...   | Read..

Rangdajied defeat Lajong 1-0

Shillong Lajong FC faced their first defeat in the ongoing Shillong Premier League after being handed a 1-0 defeat by Rangdajied United FC (RUFC) here today.   | Read..

Sagolband edge past Southern

Sagolband United registered a solitary-goal win over Southern Sporting Union in the 11th Manipur State League at Mapal Kangjeibung here today.   | Read..

Dibrugarh win 1-0

Dibrugarh University beat Pandit Ravisankar Shukla University, Raipur, 1-0, in the East Zone Inter-University Women's Football Tournament organised by Dibrugarh University...   | Read..


Chandrapur High School, Assam, beat Bidhan Chandra Vidyapith High School, Bengal, 2-1, in the U-17 Subroto Cup Football Tournament in New Delhi on Tuesday.   | Read..
Chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal plays a dhol during an event in Doomdooma on Monday evening. Picture by UB Photos   | Read..
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