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Himanta Biswa Sarma
North East  /  Published 22.04.20

Petrol price hike only for now: Himanta

Assam finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday said the hike in prices of petroleum products was a temporary measure to compensate for the loss the state government is suffering because of th...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 17.04.20

Intra-state travel mulled by Assam

The Assam government may soon allow a “one-time” intra-state travel for people stuck in other districts to return home. A decision may be announced on April 21 depending on the situation, health m...
By Pranjal Baruah in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 12.04.20

Political parties join hands in Covid-19 fight

Political parties of the state on Sunday joined hands to fight the battle against Covid-19 as Team Assam, after taking part in a meeting chaired by chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal.In the meeting at ...
By Pranjal Baruah in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 11.04.20

Officials rake up relief row

A section of judicial officers and employees of foreigners tribunals (FTs) in Assam have raked up a row by donating to Assam Arogya Nidhi from their salaries with a rider that the funds may not be use...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 10.04.20

Assam to conduct rapid tests

The Assam government has decided to conduct at least one lakh rapid test of Covid 19 in the state soon. The government on Friday ordered one lakh test kits.“Like in Delhi, the state government will ...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 05.04.20

Hospital staff put in quarantine

The Guwahati Municipal Corporation on Sunday started sanitising Midland Hospital where the city’s first novel coronavirus patient was said to have undergone treatment between March 12 and 14.Sources...
By Mohsin Khaiyam in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 04.04.20

Assam Covid-19 cases mount

Assam’s Covid-19 positive count touched 25, making it the worst affected state in the Northeast, on Saturday. While four persons, including a woman, were found to be connected with the religious con...
By Pranjal Baruah in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 02.04.20

20 from Assam test positive

The Assam government has traced 488 people who reportedly participated in a religious event organised by Tablighi Jamaat at Nizamuddin in New Delhi while the state reported three more Covid-19 positiv...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 12.05.20

Centre to aid 6 northeast states

Six northeastern states are among the 14 states of the country for which the Centre has released post-devolution revenue deficit grants.The development has come as a relief to the states which have be...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 11.05.20

Himanta Biswa Sarma clears air on tweet

A “fake” screenshot of Assam health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma’s verified Twitter account claiming that eight more persons in the state had tested positive was doing the rounds since Monday mo...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati


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