Himanta Biswa Sarma
North East  /  Published 03.04.20

Assam moves fast to check coronavirus

The Assam government has started moving the family members of those who tested positive after attending the religious congregation in Delhi last month to Sarusajai stadium here from Thursday midnight ...
By Pranjal Baruah in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 09.07.19

Seven more die of Japanese Encephalitis in Assam

Japanese Encephalitis (JE) claimed the lives of seven more persons from different parts of Assam on Tuesday, taking the toll in the state to 64.The number of affected people reached 265 on Tuesday. Th...
By Rajiv Konwar in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 01.04.20

12 more test positive in Assam for coronavirus

Assam reported 12 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, taking the total number of Covid-19 positive cases to 13 and prompting health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma to announce that the state had entered ...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 01.06.20

Assam testing more than Kerala

Assam is seeking to “establish leadership role” in the management of the corona crisis in the country.State health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Sunday night that the corona crisis had prov...
By Umananda Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 29.05.20

Assam battles Covid amid deluge

Assam’s Covid-19 count galloped to 1,024, with the detection of 144 new cases on Friday, leading chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal to describe the prevailing situation as “extraordinary” as the ...
By Mohsin Khaiyam in Guwahati


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 27.05.20

Caution call over reopening schools

The All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) on Wednesday said the government should not take a hasty decision on reopening schools and colleges as it may have an impact worse than the “sudden move” to ...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

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 18.05.20

Sarma lauds central largesse, adds own

The Assam government is working on transforming Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Atmanirbhar Bharat slogan into Atmanirbhar Asom by adding its own incentives to some components of the Centre’s Rs 20...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 13.05.20

Passenger train chugs in amid lockdown

Assam reported 15 more Covid-19 cases on Wednesday, making it the sharpest increase in a day.Health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said parts of Fatasil Ambari, Kumarpara, Shantipur and Panbazar Railway...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati


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