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Wednesday, January 24, 2018
 

North East

Plea for session on NSCN pact

First published on 04-Nov-2017
Four legislators of the All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) have written to Assam Speaker Hitendra Nath Goswami, requesting a special session on the 2015 "framework agreement" signed by the Centre and the NSCN (I-M)....   | Read..
 

Funds for icons' houses

First published on 04-Nov-2017
Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal has asked the cultural affairs department to earmark funds in the next budget to conserve Bhupen Hazarika's house in Calcutta and Lakshminath Bezbaroa's resi......   | Read..
 

Roof for urban poor

First published on 04-Nov-2017
Dispur has selected 25,000 economically weak families from the urban areas of Assam for financial assistance of Rs 2 lakh each in the first phase of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban)....   | Read..
 

BJP to go it alone in Mizoram

First published on 04-Nov-2017
The BJP will not forge any pre-electoral alliance with Mizo National Front, a constituent of the BJP-led North East Democratic Alliance (Neda), and will contest all the seats in the Mizoram Assembl......   | Read..
 

3rd rhino killed in Kaziranga

First published on 04-Nov-2017
Kaziranga National Park lost its third rhino this year with poachers killing a male animal at Burahpahar range in Nagaon district on Thursday night. The carcass was found with its horn removed....   | Read..
 

The Brahmaputra beckons for Sunday sail

First published on 04-Nov-2017
Come Sunday, people can enjoy a leisurely sail on the mighty Brahmaputra with the Assam Inland Water Transport department running two cruises here during the walking zone hour....   | Read..
 

ED search in tax evasion scam

First published on 04-Nov-2017
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday evening conducted searches at four places in the city in connection with the multi-crore-rupee excise duty and VAT evasion scam in the state....   | Read..
 

Pause on judges

First published on 04-Nov-2017
The Supreme Court collegium has desisted from immediately recommending that three additional judges in Gauhati High Court be made permanent judges....   | Read..
 

ED search in tax evasion scam

First published on 04-Nov-2017
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday evening conducted searches at four places in the city in connection with the multi-crore-rupee excise duty and VAT evasion scam in the state....   | Read..
 

Blame on English for vernacular erosion

First published on 04-Nov-2017
Writer and former Asam Sahitya Sabha president Nagen Saikia on Friday said the regional languages are facing extinction because of growing influence of English....   | Read..
 

Border security officer plea

First published on 04-Nov-2017
The Muslim Students' Union of Assam on Friday demanded the appointment of a special security official to maintain law and order on the Assam-Nagaland border areas during the publication of the upda......   | Read..
 

Shuffle of Assam police officials

First published on 04-Nov-2017
The Assam government on Friday effected a reshuffle among senior police officials....   | Read..
 

Solution to Naga talks near: Ravi

First published on 04-Nov-2017
The Centre's interlocutor R.N. Ravi on Friday said most of the substantial issues of the Naga peace talks had been resolved and only symbolic issues needed resolution....   | Read..
 

APSC chief admits error

First published on 04-Nov-2017
The Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) on Friday admitted its mistake in not inviting three candidates for interview though they scored higher than the cut-off for persons with disabilities cat......   | Read..
 

Sonowal nod to HC blast case advice

First published on 04-Nov-2017
Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday approved a recommendation of Gauhati High Court to temporarily convert a court of additional district and sessions judge (fast-track court) into a ......   | Read..
 

Anti-Aadhaar drive picks up

First published on 04-Nov-2017
The campaign to opt out of Aadhaar in certain parts of Meghalaya appears to have gained momentum with more than 1,000 people, who had enrolled themselves under the biometric scheme, signing petitio......   | Read..
 

Smuggler hurt in cop chase

First published on 04-Nov-2017
A man, who later confessed to be a cattle smuggler, was injured while two others were arrested after a long police chase that resulted in a gunfight along National Highway 37 - all the way from the......   | Read..
 

Starburst at city theatre fest

First published on 04-Nov-2017
The city's theatre buffs are having a gala time since curtains went up on the five acclaimed world class plays in the second edition of the Guwahati Theatre Festival at Pragjyoti ITA Centre in Mach......   | Read..
 

Nehu students protest

First published on 04-Nov-2017
Students of the North East Hills University (Nehu) on Friday demonstrated on its Tura campus against the university's inaction on a complaint lodged against a teacher who had allegedly sent lewd me......   | Read..
 

CBI-named MLAs face teacher test

First published on 04-Nov-2017
Public representatives in Meghalaya who had allegedly recommended their candidates to be recruited as assistant teachers in government-run lower primary schools might face the heat in the Assembly ......   | Read..