North East  /  Published 19.02.19

Races eyes tourism berth

The Jorhat Race Committee is keen to make the races a part of the Assam Tourism schedule.The finals of the 139th Jorhat Races, organised in association with The Telegraph, was held at the Jorhat Gymkh...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 11.04.19

EVMs malfunction in four Upper Assam districts

A polling official’s detention for misconduct, a woman voter being stabbed by her estranged husband and malfunctioning of electronic voting machines marked the first phase of Lok Sabha polls in Assa...
By Our Bureau in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 22.05.20

Cyclone pushes back Jorhat e-auction to June 1

Super cyclone Amphan, which has wrecked Calcutta and its adjoining areas, has forced mjunction to defer the Jorhat auctions in Assam.Though the auction was to start on May 21, it was postponed due to ...
By Roopak Goswami in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 08.04.20

Three youths arrested

Police arrested three youths at Garakheeya Doul, under Pulibor police station in Jorhat district on Wednesday for duping people by impersonating as doctors. Some medical instruments and a car have bee...
By Devajit Baruah in Jorhat

North East  /  Published 07.11.18

40 Jorhat booths get ‘very sensitive’ tag

The district administration here has identified 40 booths in Jorhat subdivision as very sensitive during the December 5 panchayat polls and said adequate security arrangements would be made in those b...
By Devajit Baruah in


North East  /  Published 28.03.20

71 held in Jorhat market

Seventy-one people were arrested on Saturday from Nilamoni Phukan daily market here for violating the lockdown. Police also seized a large quantity of vegetables and fish from those arrested.The move ...
By Devajit Baruah in Jorhat

North East  /  Published 22.03.20

Screening drive in Majuli

The Majuli district administration in Upper Assam has launched a screening drive for those coming from outside the state with the help of locals.These people are residents of places like Jengraimukh, ...
By Devajit Baruah in Jorhat

North East  /  Published 28.03.19

Shah slams Congress, tom-toms BJP feat

BJP national president Amit Shah on Thursday said successive Congress governments did precious little to implement the Assam Accord, which was signed by “the father of Rahul baba” in 1985.“It wa...
By Sarat Sarma and Devajit Baruah in Jorhat

North East  /  Published 07.02.20

Tocklai scientist’s breakthrough in tea research

A scientist at the Tocklai Tea Research Institute (TTRI) here has achieved a major breakthrough in micropropagation of the tea plant by applying the tissue culture technology.Micropropagation is the r...
By Pullock Dutta in Jorhat

North East  /  Published 08.03.19

Suklabaidya opposed to transfer stay

The Assam excise department has directed its legal team to “strongly” oppose court stay orders on transfers carried out in the wake of the hooch tragedy.Over 150 people, mostly from the Upper Assa...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati


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