Assam Government
North East  /  Published 23.09.21

Assam govt burns rhino horn stockpile

“As such, rather than keeping a huge rhino horn stockpile in government treasuries, it was imperative to take a bold decision to dispose of the same in public view to send a strong message that ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 22.09.21

22% Assam job loss during Covid

A study by an autonomous college in Assam has found that an estimated 22 per cent of the workforce may have lost their jobs in the state due to the Covid pandemic. The study conducted by Nowgong Coll...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 18.09.21

Examinee in shorts told to cover up

A 19-year-old student was stopped from entering a university exam hall because she was wearing shorts, and was later made to wrap her legs with a curtain while writing the test. Not in Taliban-ruled ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

India  /  Published 16.09.21

Bengal worker’s plight at ‘transit camp’ in Assam

Gangadhar Pramanik returned to his home in Bengal on Wednesday from a detention camp in Assam, carrying with him a harrowing sneak preview of the probable fate that awaits countless people when citize...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty, Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati, Bolpur(Birbhum)

North East  /  Published 06.09.21

Centre boost to Northeast waterways

The Inland Waterways Authority of India recently signed two MoUs to set up the northeast’s first ship repair facility at Pandu here and another for the smooth transport of large cargo vessels in...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati


North East  /  Published 31.08.21

Assam bid to solve tea tribes’ issues

The Assam government on Monday held a first-of-its kind meeting with intellectuals and citizens from the tea tribes to discuss the problems confronting the community and how these can be addressed. T...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 28.08.21

Assam: attack on trucks, 5 killed

Suspected members of the outlawed Dimasa National Liberation Army torched five clinker-laden trucks and killed five of its occupants in Assam’s Dima Hasao district on Thursday night, three month...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 20.08.21

Assam: Kin of killed cops get jobs

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Friday gave appointment letters to the kin of six police personnel killed in the gunfight at the interstate border with Mizoram on July 26. The chief minis...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 14.08.21

Assam passes bill to ban cow slaughter

The Assam Assembly on Friday passed a bill that imposes a complete ban on cow slaughter and regulates the sale of beef and transport of cattle within the state and from outside. Violation of the slau...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 13.08.21

Assam salutes Lovlina Borgohain

The Assam government on Thursday decided to name a road and a sports complex after boxer Lovlina Borgohain, the state’s first Olympic medallist.     Assam chief minister Him...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati


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