North East  /  Published 19.05.20

Concern over Id shopping crowds

The Dhubri district Youth Congress committee on Tuesday submitted a memorandum to chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal demanding closure of all garment and footwear shops in this lower Assam town with im...
By Mukesh Kumar Singh in Dhubri

North East  /  Published 31.07.19

17 Dhubri schools washed away

The recent floods in Dhubri district have not only ravaged the civic infrastructure, but have also dealt a severe blow to the education system in the district. Several schools, particularly in the sar...
By Mukesh Kumar Singh in Dhubri

North East  /  Published 30.09.19

400-year-old tradition lives on in Gauripur

The 400-year-old Durga Puja in Gauripur, a small town here, continues to be a major crowd-puller. The descendants of the royal Barua family said they still follow the rituals from Shasthi.In the morni...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Dhubri

North East  /  Published 04.05.20

12 from Bihar stuck in Dhubri

A group of 12 migrant toymakers (six from Saharasha and rest from Khagaria districts of Bihar) have ben stuck here for over two months now in a rented house, with little money and rising panic.They ar...
By Mukesh Kumar Singh in Dhubri

North East  /  Published 19.03.20

Northeast states step up measures to contain virus

No medical team could be spotted at Chagolia, the inter-state entry point to Assam from West Bengal, till Thursday evening to screen “incoming” travellers for coronavirus symptoms, though Dispur d...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

India  /  Published 22.04.19

Test for lone-ranger Badruddin Ajmal in Assam

Everybody is out to finish me, finish the AIUDF by launching a sustained disinformation campaign against us, sitting Dhubri Lok Sabha MP Maulana Badruddin Ajmal told The Telegraph between his punishin...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 21.04.20

Six held in Dhubri for gambling

Police have arrested six persons for gambling in College Nagar of Dhubri town while a lockdown is in place to contain the spread of coronavirus, officials said on Tuesday. The area has already been de...
By Mukesh Kumar Singh in Dhubri

North East  /  Published 17.04.20

Dhubri steps up bid to contain coronavirus

The Dhubri administration has declared four containment zones, house-to-house visits by medical teams daily and sanitising key localities, after four persons were detected Covid-19 positive. The admin...
By Mukesh Kumar Singh and Sanjoy Hazarika in Dhubri

North East  /  Published 02.04.20

Muslims cremate Hindu lady

Death is a great leveller and so is coronavirus, it appears, dissolving stringent social barriers.In Dhubri district of Assam, about 25 members of the Muslim community, led by the local unit of the Al...
By Mukesh Kumar Singh in Dhubri

North East  /  Published 22.02.20

Senior citizens honoured

Assam social welfare minister Pramila Rani Brahma on Saturday felicitated 20 senior citizens of Dhubri district, washing their feet as a mark of respect and presenting them with a gamosa and a blanket...
By Mukesh Kumar Singh in Dhubri


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