Assam Government
North East  /  Published 11.05.20

ACMS protests extra 4-hr work time

The Assam Chah Mazdoor Sangha (ACMS) on Monday condemned the Assam government’s decision to increase the working hours of labourers from eight hours a day to 12 hours.The ACMS general secretary, Rup...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh

North East  /  Published 10.05.20

Flak for Covid-19 driver return

The Assam government’s decision to send back a driver from Mumbai, who later tested positive for Covid-19, drew criticism from various quarters on Sunday.The driver, who had brought back a patient t...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 08.05.20

Assam cabinet amends labour, factory laws

The Assam cabinet on Friday increased the price of Indian-made foreign liquor (IMFL) by 25 per cent and amended the factory and labour acts to attract companies to set up their units in the state.Afte...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 04.04.20

Govt plea to Delhi attendees: Test for Covid

Assam health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday said those who had attended the religious congregation at Nizamuddin in New Delhi last month and were still avoiding testing for Covid-19 are “h...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 31.03.20

Tea plea for exemption

The Assam government’s decision to allow tea production has prompted planters in north Bengal to seek exemption for the sector from the lockdown from April 1. Vivek Goenka, the chairman of the Consu...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri


North East  /  Published 29.05.20

Portal to aid 8 lakh students

A portal launched by the Assam government is expected to benefit over eight lakh students, from classes IX to XII, in around 4,373 government schools.The portal, developed by the department of element...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 23.05.20

Assam registers highest spike

Assam on Saturday registered its highest single-day spike in Covid-19 cases, prompting Dispur to immediately convert two hospices here into exclusive hospitals to treat coronavirus patients and appeal...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 17.05.20

Bring-back appeal to Rio govt

The Dimapur District Citizens’ Forum on Sunday appealed to the Nagaland government to immediately contact the governments of Tripura and Assam to provide safe passage to the people of the state stra...
By Bhadra Gogoi in Dimapur

North East  /  Published 26.04.20

Assam duo develop preventive model

A senior Assam government official and a university teacher here have developed a collaborative model with the aim of prevention of Covid-19 outbreak in rural areas.The model emphasises on formation o...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 24.04.20

Dispur eye on districts bordering Bengal

The Assam government is keeping a close watch on Dhubri and Kokrajhar districts, which border West Bengal, and has decided to run random swab tests for Covid-19 on 150 people in Dhubri on Sunday.West ...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati


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