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Thursday , April 20 , 2017

Witch-hunt bill awaits ministry nod

The anti-witchhunt bill passed by the Assam Assembly in 2015 has been awaiting the approval of the Union ministry of home affairs for the past 15 months, bringing the government's efforts for a...   | Read..

Assam gets more time on teacher jobs

The Union ministry of human resource development has extended by a year the deadline for the Assam government to appoint schoolteachers who do not have professional degrees.   | Read..

HC notice on APSC probe

Gauhati High Court today issued notices to the Assam government and the Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) - including the arrested former chairperson of the APSC,...   | Read..

Doubts on slain 'rebel' identity

A day after the army shot dead a person in Assam's Tinsukia district, terming him an Ulfa (I) cadre, the district police came out with a conflicting statement, saying that...   | Read..

A bridge too brittle to bear a bike or body

The escort of a team sent to investigate why a body had been ferried across a bridge on a bicycle and not an ambulance, got an answer when the bamboo structure collapsed...   | Read..

Council stress on other routes

The president of the Council of Naga Affairs in Myanmar, Athong Makury, today said there are trade routes better than the one at Moreh in Manipur.   | Read..

Flash floods hit Joypur families

At least five families at Joypur near Sector 1 in Noonmati late last night faced an unexpected fury of flash floods as a result of blocking of a drain by a family.   | Read..

LKF 2 off to flying start

Local Kung Fu 2, which created a buzz even before its release, opened to a positive response from audiences today.   | Read..

Inquiry order

Chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal today instructed the vigilance and anti-corruption branch of state police to conduct an inquiry after a contractor yesterday alleged that...   | Read..

Probe into torture slur on school

Kamrup (metro) deputy commissioner M. Angamuthu today ordered an inquiry into alleged physical torture on a differently-abled boy at a residential special school run by the...   | Read..

Child rights

The Assam State Commission for Protection of Child Rights today organised an awareness programme on child rights here with special focus on Juvenile Justice (Care and...   | Read..

Ambulance drivers protest

Drivers and helpers of ambulances under the National Health Mission today launched a two-day agitation against the state government's decision to hand over the operation to...   | Read..

Call for views on citizen act

The five-member constitution bench of the Supreme Court, which was formed to examine the constitutional validity of Section 6(A) of the Citizenship Act, today asked all...   | Read..


Modu Momin, 53, was struck by lighting at Dalu around 3.30pm today. She is undergoing treatment at Tura civil hospital.   | Read..

Civic board chairperson removed

Dibrugarh Municipal Board chairperson Anuradha Dey has been removed from the office under provisions of the Assam Municipal Act, 1956.   | Read..

Memorial for Naga Corps

The Nagaland government will set up a memorial park in honour of the Naga Labour Corps, whose members were involved during World War I.   | Read..

Institute organises skill training

Orion Edutech, a Calcutta-based institute which is training youths from the minority community of the Northeast under a central scheme, is getting companies from Tamil...   | Read..

Kin fury at clinic after man death

A community health centre in Srigouri, in south Assam's Karimganj district, was reportedly vandalised following the death of a 45-year-old patient last evening.   | Read..

Peace talks

The fourth round of peace talks between the Mizoram government and Manipur-based Hmar People's Convention (Democratic) is scheduled to be held on April 28, said Mizoram...   | Read..

Mustang finds no takers

American sports car, Ford Mustang, has failed to get a single customer in Assam since it was opened for booking two months back.   | Read..

Probe into row in Badarpur

Police have started an investigation into a heated altercation which took place between a BJP state committee secretary, Rajdeep Roy, and a few youths at Badarpur in...   | Read..

Law students cry apathy

The All Assam Law Students' Union today alleged that the law colleges are neglected by the state government and demanded that 29 semi-government and private law colleges in...   | Read..

Buzz on Cong defections

More Congress MLAs are set to join the BJP bandwagon and the party heading the coalition ministry is preparing to accord reception to the legislators leaving the Congress.   | Read..

Beaten to death

An unidentified Bangladeshi, who allegedly crossed over to India near Dalu in West Garo Hills district, died at Tura Civil Hospital yesterday.   | Read..

HSPDP in 'goodwill gesture'For polls

To keep the Congress and the BJP at bay in the forthcoming Meghalaya Assembly polls, the Hill State People's Democratic Party (HSPDP) has decided not to field candidates...   | Read..

Pegu takes oath as BJP MLA

Assam Assembly Deputy Speaker Dilip Paul administers the oath of office to Ronoj Pegu as the newly elected BJP MLA from Dhemaji constituency in Guwahati on Wednesday.   | Read..
Boys and girls frolic in the mud to celebrate Buka Bihu at Singioni Deori Gaon in Demow on Wednesday. Picture by UB Photos   | Read..
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