The Telegraph
Wednesday , January 25 , 2017

Sans textbooks, students lose time

Students of vernacular medium schools in Assam are about to lose nearly three months of the current academic year as a result of Dispur's failure to provide free textbooks on time.   | Read..

Bridge security beefed up

Security along the Dhola-Sadiya bridge was beefed up today following intelligence reports that militants might sabotage activities on the country's longest bridge.   | Read..

Supply convoy hit on NH37

Suspected NSCN (I-M) cadres fired at supply trucks, including oil tankers, on National Highway 37 (Imphal-Jiribam road), as the convoy, escorted by security forces, was...   | Read..

Assam govt grants Sabha Rs 1 crore

Assam chief minister Sarbanada Sonowal today promised an Asam Sahitya Sabha delegation that he will release Rs 1 crore for the literary body.   | Read..

Need to fix our own backyard

Something is stinking in the state of Meghalaya. Violence against women and children continues unabated. While the state boasts of a matrilineal lineage and people from far...   | Read..

Flood spectre for dyke delay

Respite from the perennial problem of floods could be a distant dream for people living in the flood-affected areas of Assam owing to the delay in allotment of work for...   | Read..

Rs 50cr to turn temple town into pilgrim site

The Centre will provide Rs 50 crore to develop the Alokjhari area of Dhubri district into a pilgrimage and eco-tourism site centred around the Ma Mahamaya Dham.   | Read..

Drafting vision starts on R-Day

The pan-India exercise that will help the National Institution for Transforming India (Niti Aayog) draft its vision document for the nation for the next 15 years will begin...   | Read..

AASU seeks justice for duo

Members of the All Assam Students' Union (AASU) and similar-minded organisations today gheraoed Khetri police station on the outskirts of Guwahati demanding "strictest...   | Read..

Army chief visits Arunachal

Army chief Gen. Bipin Rawat today visited Arunachal Pradesh and held a meeting with officials at 4 Corps headquarters in Tezpur amid intelligence report that Ulfa...   | Read..

New timings for garden schools

The Assam government has issued a new schedule for schools in tea gardens of the state to match the school hours of students with the working hours of their parents.   | Read..

Letter to Ulfa leader on film bias

An Assamese director and alumnus of National School of Drama has written to Ulfa (I) leader Paresh Barua after cinema halls decided to withdraw his film and screen Hindi...   | Read..

Youth reunites with family

A youth from Rongchigre village, near Rongram in West Garo Hills district of Meghalaya, who had gone missing for nearly four years in Calcutta, finally reached home...   | Read..

Pregnant river dolphin dies in labour

A pregnant fresh water river dolphin died from suspected labour pain complications yesterday in the Kulsi river, one of the few remaining abodes of the river dolphin.   | Read..

Tripura rail link opened

The broad-gauge railway extension from Agartala to Udaipur in Gomati district was inaugurated though video conference this afternoon by Union minister for railways, Suresh...   | Read..

Festival aims to recreate Bor Axom

The third edition of Rongali festival, a three-day cultural extravaganza that will begin here from February 3, vouches to bring back the concept of Bor Axom by showcasing...   | Read..

Two killed in road mishap

Two persons were killed and four injured when a speeding car hit a 17-year old college student on National Highway 38 at Gopanari Tinali near Tingrai, around 30km from...   | Read..

Dawki integrated checkpost to boost trade

Union minister of state for home Kiren Rijiju today laid the foundation stone of an integrated checkpost (ICP) here, the seventh checkpost in the country. It is likely to...   | Read..

Galaxy of writers, meeting of minds

More than 150 writers, including 15 from abroad, will attend the three-day Brahmaputra Literary Festival beginning here on Saturday.   | Read..

Youth reunites with kin

A youth from Rongchigre village, near Rongram in West Garo Hills district of Meghalaya, who had gone missing for nearly four years in Calcutta, finally reached home...   | Read..

Sonowal launches highway survey

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal today inaugurated the preliminary survey of the ambitious Brahmaputra Express Highway.   | Read..

Panel to tackle Jorhat floods

Jorhat BJP MLA Hitendra Nath Goswami has constituted a 15-member committee of government officials and senior citizens to construct larger culverts and monitor the work to...   | Read..
Jawans participate in a full dress rehearsal for the Republic Day parade in Agartala on Tuesday. In Guwahati’s Khanapara, altogether 35...   | Read..
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