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High court directs aid to acid attack victim

Gauhati High Court has asked Kamrup (metro) district legal service authority to pay Rs 1 lakh to Nishamoni Borah, an acid attack victim, after she and North East Network (NEN), an NGO here, moved...   | Read..
 

Hydel plan risk to rare flora, fauna

Irreplaceable vegetation and perhaps rare species of wildlife will be lost as a result of the construction of Etalin hydel project in Arunachal Pradesh, says the site...   | Read..
 

Students demand speedy trial

The Adi Students' Union today demanded a speedy, free and fair investigation into the death of Katem Dai, a student from Arunachal Pradesh, who was allegedly murdered in...   | Read..
 

Brick kilns pollute Dhemaji

More than 13 brick kilns, located in a 7km stretch of Machkhowa town in Upper Assam's Dhemaji district, are posing a health hazard to the environment.   | Read..
 

Award for entrepreneur

When Zuboni Humtsoe decided to become an entrepreneur in 2011, many discouraged her saying women cannot, or should not, start a business.   | Read..
 

WWF plan to remove 'threatened' tag on rhinos

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has chalked out a plan to have a population of 4,000 one-horned rhinos in India, Nepal and Bhutan by 2020 which would result in removal of the...   | Read..
 

'Work for people' missive

Senior Supreme Court advocate Colin Gonsalves today exhorted students and lawyers to take up issues of public interest to redress the grievances of citizens, give less...   | Read..
 

Eviction drive on NH 37

Kamrup (metro) district administration on Saturday carried out a massive eviction drive from Khanapara to the airport along National Highway 37. The drive was carried out...   | Read..
 

Revenue hike fuels hope

Revenue from the Guwahati Biotech Park, the first biotechnology park in the Northeast, has steadily increased over the past two years.   | Read..
 

Anjan's daughter slams AGP leader

Amrita Dutta, the second daughter of deceased Assam PCC president Anjan Dutta, has alleged on Facebook that supporters of MLA Pradip Hazarika demolished the foundation...   | Read..
 

NGO demand for probe

A city-based NGO, Assam Public Works (APW), today demanded that two former agriculture ministers, Nilamani Sen Deka and Rakibul Hussain, and other government officials who...   | Read..
 

Elders seek a geriatric class

The Assam Senior Citizen's Association has asked the state government to start geriatric courses in all the medical colleges of the state.   | Read..
 

Push for education at sports academy

In view of the increase in school dropout rate among promising sportspersons and reluctance of parents to send children to sports academies, Assam sports department has...   | Read..
 
Artistes from Vietnam being felicitated at a seminar on the 45th Anniversary of Indo-Vietnam Diplomatic Relations and Cultural Programme in...   | Read..
 
 
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