North East  /  Published 02.05.22

Assam: 18 die in lightning, storm

At least 18 people died in Assam in April because of lightning and storms that struck different parts of the state, an official said. Houses and other infrastructure have also been damaged owing to t...
By PTI in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 29.04.22

Seven new cancer hospitals in Assam

Cancer care in the Northeast received a massive boost on Thursday with Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurating seven new cancer hospitals and laying the foundation of seven more in Assam where 34,00...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 19.03.22

‘Dog trap’ kills 100 vultures in Assam

About 100 Himalayan griffon vultures, a “near threatened” species, have died of suspected poisoning in Assam’s Kamrup district since Thursday night, prompting calls for the regulatio...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

News  /  Published 24.01.22

Dibrugarh University gets ISO certification for infrastructure, academic processes

The academic and administrative processes of Dibrugarh University, along with its infrastructure setup, were reviewed by a team of experts from ISO in December 2021...
By Our Correspondent

North East  /  Published 12.02.21

Dibrugarh VC stick for funds ‘misuse’

Dibrugarh University vice-chancellor Professor Ranjit Tamuli has been suspended by Assam governor Jagdish Mukhi on the charges of “grave” financial irregularities and “misuse” ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati


North East  /  Published 07.12.20

CM for Dibrugarh DD, AIR stations

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal has moved the Union information and broadcasting minister Prakash Javadekar over Prasar Bharati’s directives for reassigning All India Radio (AIR) and Doo...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 07.08.20

Scholar Amaresh Datta no more

Professor emeritus Amaresh Datta, a noted scholar of English from Assam who evoked awe and respect in equal measure from his students and admirers, passed away at his Dibrugarh residence on Thursday m...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 15.07.20

Blowout: on-site stir continues

Manufacturing of tea has been affected in at least 50 gardens in Upper Assam’s Tinsukia and Dibrugarh districts because of erratic supply of gas and disruption in supply of gas to their factorie...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 26.11.19

Gogoi slams BJP government on coal mining

Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi on Tuesday came down heavily on the BJP government “for running a syndicate of illegal coal mining under the patronage of chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal”...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh

North East  /  Published 20.01.20

KMSS leader held for CAA violence

The Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS)’s Dibrugarh unit joint general secretary Sashi Sensowa was arrested on Monday for “violence and vandalism” during protests against the Citizenship Amendme...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh


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