North East  /  Published 06.11.19

Schools refuse meal from NGO

Over 100 schools in Assam’s Udalguri district and 30 in Lakhimpur on Wednesday refused to receive midday meals from one of the 15 NGOs engaged by the state government to prepare and supply lunch.Th...
By Debananda Medak in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 04.09.19

Protest to halt dam in Lakhimpur

The Tai Ahom Yuva Parishad, Lakhimpur district unit, on Wednesday staged a two-hour demonstration in front of the Lakhimpur deputy commissioner’s office, demanding a halt to the construction of the ...
By Vinod Kumar Singh in Dhemaji

North East  /  Published 17.08.19

Educationist Tabu Taid passes away

Assam educationist, author and administrator Tabu Ram Taid passed away at a private hospital here on Saturday morning after a brief illness. He was 77. Family sources said he was admitted to the hospi...
By Abdul Gani in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 15.05.19

Assam records 4% rise in Matric results

The pass percentage of the Class X High School Leaving Certificate (HSLC) examination in Assam this year, declared on Wednesday, recorded a four per cent increase from last year, despite scrapping the...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 15.05.19

Results bring ray of light for visually impaired

She had seen the world only halfway through her childhood before she was compelled to continue her life in darkness and start her education from scratch.Yet her immense willpower ensured a ray of ligh...
By Abinash Kalita in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 12.04.19

First phase polls record 78% turnout

The first phase of Lok Sabha elections in Assam recorded 78.23 per cent turnout, a marginal dip from the 2014 elections, when the percentage was 78.75. The first phase was held in five constituencies ...
By A Staff Reporter 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 04.04.19

For job and welfare in violence aftermath

A hope for justice and aid will propel Sushen Biswas to vote in the approaching polls.Sushen is the younger brother of Ananta and Abhinash Biswas and the nephew of Shyamlal Biswas, who were among the ...
By Gaurav Das in Tinsukia

North East  /  Published 04.04.19

Hope binds Majuli monks and Dhola victims’ kin

There was a ray of hope for bhakats (monks), cutting across age groups and living for decades at some of the prominent xatras (Vaishnavite monasteries) in Majuli, when Sarbananda Sonowal became the ch...
By Gaurav Das in Majuli

North East  /  Published 22.02.19

BJP rallies for support in polls

The BJP organised a rally at Chowkidingee playground here on Thursday, addressed by Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal, BJP’s Assam in-charge Mahendra Singh and state finance minister Himanta B...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh


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