West Bengal  /  Published 06.08.20

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 24.05.20

Sonowal concern over academic loss

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal said the government is concerned about the academic loss to students because of the prevailing Covid-19 situation.Sonowal on Saturday interacted with the dean, ...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh

North East  /  Published 23.09.19

Nine killed in Sivasagar highway mishap

At least nine persons were killed and 12 injured when a Traveller and a bus, both overspeeding, collided head-on on National Highway 37 at Demow in Sivasagar district of Assam around 8.35am on Monday....
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh

North East  /  Published 10.05.20

Dibrugarh girl on cycle battles poverty

The picture of a girl in Dibrugarh selling vegetables door to door on a bicycle during the lockdown has been widely circulated on social media, drawing praise from netizens.Janmoni Gogoi, 20, a reside...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh

North East  /  Published 23.10.18

Anti-bill vandals at work in Dibrugarh

Bandh supporters vandalised a shop on HS Road, 350m from Dibrugarh police station, in this Upper Assam town on Tuesday as police personnel allegedly looked on.Sources said bandh supporters had threate...
By Avik Chakraborty in

North East  /  Published 24.04.20

CM Sonowal visits storm-hit amid lockdown

As the seasonal storm battered parts of Lezai of Moran in Dibrugarh district of Upper Assam, chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday braved inclement weather to visit and talk to the affected peop...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh

North East  /  Published 31.07.19

Assam’s Maijan tea fetches Rs 70500

Assam tea struck gold at the Guwahati auctions for the second consecutive day on Wednesday, fetching Rs 70,501 for a kilogram. Two kg of Golden Tips from Maijan garden in Upper Assam’s Dibrugarh dis...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 01.04.20

Akhil Gogoi taken to Dibrugarh jail

Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) leader Akhil Gogoi, granted bail in two cases since Saturday, was rearrested in another case on Wednesday and brought to Dibrugarh jail from Sivasagar jail. Akhil...
By Mohsin Khaiyam in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 12.03.20

2 held over fake birth certificates in Dibrugarh

Two persons were arrested in Dibrugarh district of Assam on Thursday for allegedly “selling” birth certificates to labourers of some tea gardens.A police source said the two, identified as Dhanu M...
By Mohsin Khaiyam in Guwahati


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