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Silk sari wonderland at expo

From mekhela sadors of Assam to Paithani saris from Maharashtra, visitors have a wide variety to choose at the Silk Mark Expo, which got under way here on Wednesday.
Ali Fauz Hassan Apr 05, 2018 00:00 IST

Panel to study cracker sector

The State Innovation and Transformation Aayog (Sita) has formed a three-member expert committee to study and suggest ways to develop the firecracker industry in Barpeta district, its vice-chairman Dipok Kumar Borthakur said on Wednesday.
Rajiv Konwar Apr 05, 2018 00:00 IST

Young talents aim at bull's eye in hills

The soaring popularity of archery in Meghalaya shows that people have realised the significance of this traditional sport.
Banbitlang Marbaniang Apr 05, 2018 00:00 IST

Kohima listed for liveability assessment

Nagaland's capital Kohima has been enlisted for assessment of liveability index and rate cities among 117 cities across India.
Our Correspondent Apr 05, 2018 00:00 IST

Brahma clean chit to rhino census

Assam forest minister Pramila Rani Brahma on Wednesday brushed aside doubts regarding transparency in the procedure adopted for rhino census in the state and claimed the recent census in four rhino habitats was a transparent one.
Rajiv Konwar Apr 05, 2018 00:00 IST

Centre go-ahead for Brahmaputra bridge

The Centre has cleared a six-lane bridge, connecting Bharalumukh and North Guwahati, over the Brahmaputra.
Manash Pratim Dutta Apr 05, 2018 00:00 IST

World Bank aid for project

A Germany-based company is preparing a detailed project report (DPR) to revamp Assam's water transport system with financial assistance from the World Bank.
Sumir Karmakar Apr 05, 2018 00:00 IST

3 injured in tea garden attack

Three chowkidars of Baghjan Tea Estate in Upper Assam's Tinsukia district were critically injured when they tried to stop a group of 35-40, who had allegedly entered the garden to steal tea leaves early on Wednesday.
Manoj Kumar Ojha Apr 05, 2018 00:00 IST

Pact a milestone: HPC-D

The Hmar People's Convention (Democratic) has endorsed the peace pact signed with the Mizoram government, saying it is a "milestone in the political history" of the Hmar community.
Henry L. Khojol Apr 05, 2018 00:00 IST

Survey report ready: Pramila

Assam forest minister Pramila Rani Brahma on Wednesday said they have received the report of the survey to find out the number of landless and erosion-affected families living in Amchang wildlife sanctuary.
Rajiv Konwar Apr 05, 2018 00:00 IST

Plea for counselling centre on campus

The Gauhati University psychology department has written to the authorities to set up a counselling centre.
Raja Das Apr 05, 2018 00:00 IST

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