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Saturday , March 18 , 2017

Groups raise pitch for Biswas arrest

The All Assam Students' Union and 28 other organisations representing various indigenous communities of the state today decided to launch a joint movement, demanding arrest of Subodh Biswas and...   | Read..

Etalin project kept on hold

The proposed Etalin hydroelectric project of Arunachal Pradesh has been kept on hold by the forest advisory committee of the Union ministry of environment, forests and...   | Read..

Biren budget focus on hills

Manipur chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh today said his government would table a budget based on topographical needs in order to bring equal development in the hills...   | Read..

Assam wants to catch'em young & teach yoga

Jaanmoni Gogoi, a class VI student of Bokota Nemuguri Higher Secondary School in Sivasagar district in Upper Assam, is keen on learning yoga since the day she won first...   | Read..

Purohit asks Britain to return treasure

Assam governor Banwarilal Purohit today requested the British deputy high commissioner, Calcutta, Bruce Bucknell, to do the needful for returning Vrindavani Vastra, a 16th...   | Read..

CMO stand

The Nagaland chief minister's office (CMO) tonight described T.R. Zeliang's signature on an March 8 official document as chief minister even though he had stepped down in...   | Read..

MP moots ordnance factory

Congress Lok Sabha MP from Kaliabor Gaurav Gogoi today in the Lok Sabha suggested that the government should build an ordnance factory in Assam.   | Read..

AASU flays House call on hydel project

The Assam Assembly's recent call to resume work on the stalled 2,000MW Lower Subansiri Hydro Electric Project faced flak from the All Assam Students' Union (AASU) and 28...   | Read..

ACA favours rain as cricket season

The Assam Cricket Association (ACA) today decided to shift the state-level cricket season to the rainy season instead of the earlier dry days of winter to help the players...   | Read..

Move to preserve landscapes

The Kamrup (metro) district administration will form a committee to identify and preserve cultural and historical landscapes across the city.   | Read..

Assam takes river festival spirit to Calcutta

The Assam government is planning to showcase the Brahmaputra as an icon of the state with Namami Brahmaputra, the aim being to make it the biggest river festival in the...   | Read..

Hamren broom sweeps away all competition

The broom that a woman in Kenya or South Africa uses to clean her home might be made in Hamren, the district headquarters of West Karbi Anglong of Assam.   | Read..

Petrol workers call strike

The Assam Petroleum Mazdoor Union has called for an indefinite strike in the Northeast from Monday, threatening to stop loading and unloading petroleum products.   | Read..

Govt drive to assess schools

Altogether 256 external evaluators, including IAS, IPS, ACS, IFS officers and MLAs, will visit 12,445 schools of eight districts on the occasion of Gunotsav to assess the...   | Read..

Saikia suggestions welcomed

Chief Justice of Gauhati High Court Ajit Singh has welcomed the suggestions made by the leader of the Opposition, Debabrata Saikia, to improve the performance of foreigners...   | Read..

Debate on citizenship bill

Fear is gripping Meghalaya about the minority communities from Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Pakistan finding their place in the hill state, if the Citizenship (Amendment)...   | Read..

Work begins at Dabur plant

Dabur has started work at its biggest manufacturing unit in Sonitpur district of central Assam.   | Read..

Pact on cancer technology

Dr B. Borooah Cancer Institute (BBCI) today signed a three-year memorandum of understanding (MoU) on exchange of students and faculty with Kochi-based superspecialty...   | Read..

League to back Cong

The Assam chapter of the Indian National Congress League, in its first executive meet today, resolved to campaign for the Congress in the upcoming panchayat polls with the...   | Read..

Congress showcause notice to MLA

Manipur PCC president T.N. Haokip has sent a fresh showcause notice to Congress defector Th. Shyamkumar Singh, who was sworn in as a cabinet minister on Wednesday.   | Read..

Rongali Bihu pay cheer for govt staff

State government employees and pensioners will get six months' arrears according to the revised pay before Rongali Bihu next month.   | Read..

Congress finalises Dhemaji nominee

The Congress has declared Babul Sonowal as its candidate for the byelection to the Dhemaji Assembly seat on April 9.   | Read..

BJP MLAs to return before floor test

As many as 19 MLAs from the ruling BJP-led alliance in Manipur are camping in a hotel here and will return to Imphal a day before the floor test on Monday.   | Read..

Liquor revenue shrinks

Meghalaya's revenue generated from liquor shrunk following closure of shops and bars in compliance with the Supreme Court order.   | Read..

Donkupar slams budget, govt schemes

Leader of Opposition in Meghalaya Assembly Donkupar Roy today criticised the budget presented by chief minister Mukul Sangma and took a jibe at the Congress-led government...   | Read..

Two 'IS operatives' held in Moreh

Two suspected operatives of Islamic State (IS) were apprehended by Assam Rifles near Moreh along the Indo-Myanmar border in Manipur on Tuesday, police sources said.   | Read..
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