Himanta Biswa Sarma
North East  /  Published 05.03.20

Focus on road links to schools

The Assam government aims to connect all schools and hospitals of the state with roads, said public works department (PWD) minister Himanta Biswa Sarma in the Assembly on Thursday. The announcement ca...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 03.03.20

Dispur rules for doctors

The Assam government has banned Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH doctors from working in nursing homes and doing private practice from next month and decided to give them payscales similar t...
By Rajiv Konwar in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 29.04.20

Testing time for teachers

Students call them “ghughuni sir”, “pakuri sir” and “sabjiwala sir” because these teachers have taken to selling these to survive during the lockdown. Nearly 30,000 teachers of 6,000 vent...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

North East  /  Published 28.05.20

Second air traveller tests positive for Covid-19 in Assam

A second air passenger has tested positive in Assam amid rising concern over the spiralling Covid count, which spiked to 856 on Thursday evening.The air traveller was among the 73 new cases detected o...
By Mohsin Khaiyam in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 19.05.20

Second wave spike hits Assam, count rises

Dispur’s “worry” over the “second wave” appears to have turned into a reality with Assam recording the biggest jump in Covid cases in a single day. With 39 positive cases reported so far in ...
By Pranjal Baruah in Guwahati


North East  /  Published 24.05.20

Can treat 5000 Covid-19 patients: Himanta Biswa Sarma

Dispur on Sunday evening said there has been a sharp rise in Covid-19 cases in the state over the past week but ruled out community transmission because 90 per cent of the patients were from the quara...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 23.05.20

June 1 class restart plan for Assam govt

The Assam government is planning to resume classes of X and XII students from June 1, by ensuring social distancing norms.Education minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said the state government had already a...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 22.05.20

Warning to quarantine norms violators in Assam

Dispur has ordered the police to slap non-bailable charges on those found flouting quarantine norms as Assam’s Covid-19 count surged to 259 on Friday. The decision was made after several people repo...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 31.03.20

1st Covid case in Assam

Assam on Tuesday became the third state in the Northeast to register a coronavirus case, a 52-year-old man from Karimganj district with travel history. The first case was reported from Manipur and the...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi


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