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Sunday, February 25, 2018
 

North East

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 petitions to withdraw from the scheme....   | 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..
 

Natural fabrics a big hit

First published on 04-Nov-2017
Visitors are thronging a store in a city hotel for handwoven clothes and accessories coloured in natural dyes....   | Read..
 

ABVP protests in Manipur

First published on 04-Nov-2017
Members of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad, Manipur, on Friday staged a sit-in in Thangmeiband in Imphal, condemning the alleged brutal killing of "nationalists" by communists in K......   | Read..
 

Tibet plea on river proposal

First published on 04-Nov-2017
Tibetan president in exile Lobsang Sangay on Friday said the international community should ensure that Beijing pays heed to the Tibetan people's voice in projects dealing with plateau's ecosystem....   | Read..
 

Meet on Brahmaputra basin

First published on 04-Nov-2017
Experts, practitioners and policy makers from the Brahmaputra river basin as well as representatives from Bangladesh and Bhutan are meeting here to develop a regional outlook on cooperation for dis......   | Read..
 

Tushar, Justina bag titles

First published on 04-Nov-2017
Tushar Paul and Justina Borgohain bagged the under-14 boys' and girls' singles titles in the first North East India Open Tennis Championship that concluded at Sports Authority of India courts here ......   | Read..
 

Fest 'shuns' China goods

First published on 04-Nov-2017
Nalbari deputy commissioner Sanjib Kumar Das has urged the people of the district not to use Chinese goods during the Raax festival, which commenced in the state from Friday....   | Read..
 

Assam push to save hilsa

First published on 04-Nov-2017
The Assam fisheries department has issued an advisory to deputy commissioners of four districts on measures to improve hilsa production and prevent excess fishing to ensure its conservation....   | Read..
 

450 driving licences axed

First published on 04-Nov-2017
Altogether 450 driving licences have been suspended so far by the Dibrugarh district transport authorities this year....   | Read..
 

Protest on oil fields auction

First published on 04-Nov-2017
The All Assam Students' Union (AASU) staged a protest near the Oil India Limited office in Dibrugarh district on Friday against the Centre's decision to auction six oil fields of OIL and Oil & ......   | Read..
 

It's kharab din, scoffs Gogoi

First published on 04-Nov-2017
Former chief minister Tarun Gogoi today said the BJP has brought " kharab din" to the people of the country instead of the achchhe din promised by the party ahead of the elections....   | Read..
 

Mizoram nod to subsidy scam probe

First published on 04-Nov-2017
Mizoram chief minister Lal Thanhawla on Friday said the state government has given its consent for a CBI probe into the central subsidy scam....   | Read..
 

National Anthem at GMC everyday

First published on 04-Nov-2017
The employees of Gauhati Municipal Corporation (GMC) will have to sing the National Anthem everyday from Monday, a move which leading citizens and organisations said was fine if the largest civic b......   | Read..
 

Row on road opening

First published on 04-Nov-2017
Tezpur Lok Sabha MP Ram Prasad Sarma was prevented a few times by a group of BJP workers from inaugurating two newly-constructed roads at Rangapara on Friday....   | Read..
 

Panel takes Akhil statement

First published on 04-Nov-2017
The three-member advisory board headed by retired Gauhati High Court judge P.G. Agarwal on Friday took Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti leader Akhil Gogoi 's statement at Dibrugarh Central Jail on Friday....   | Read..
 

ATTSA seeks tea wage hike

First published on 04-Nov-2017
The Assam Tea Tribes Students' Association (ATTSA) on Friday demanded a raise in the minimum daily wage of tea garden workers to Rs 400 and do away with the age-old practice of giving a part of the......   | Read..