Assam

Indians who moved to Assam from other states before 1971 to be included in NRC: SOPs

17/11/2018 | Assam | Polity

Indian citizens, who moved to Assam prior to 1971, will be included in the NRC if citizenship of such persons is ascertained beyond reasonable doubt w ...

Panel discussion on nematodes held at AAU

17/11/2018 | Assam | Geography

Context: A two-day panel discussion and appraisal meeting of ICAR-AICRP on nematodes in agriculture was held at the Assam Agricultural University (AAU ...

Rural areas of Assam to be ODF by year-end: Official

16/11/2018 | Assam | Social Issues

The rural areas of Assam are all set to become Open Defecation Free (ODF) by December 31 this year with 98 per cent of the target being already achiev ...

Digboi Refinery signs MoU with Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation of India (ALIMCO)

15/11/2018 | Assam | Social Issues

The management of Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), Assam Oil Division (AOD) signed an agreement with Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation of India ...

ST(H) status to Bodos living in hill districts

15/11/2018 | Assam | Polity

The Autonomous State Demand Committee (ASDC), Karbi Student Association (KSA) and Karbi Nimso Chingthur Asong (KNCA) staged a demonstration against th ...

Assam Tea Garden to host World’s First Half Marathon

15/11/2018 | Assam | Environment

The “world’s first” half marathon race will be held in a carbon-free tea estate in southern Assam. It is set to have more than 100 members from the na ...

Karbi Anglong’s cleanest village celebrates 31 years of existence

14/11/2018 | Assam | Social Issues

Villagers of Chephongsajir, the cleanest villages in Karbi Anglong, observed its 31st foundation day with a day-long programme ending with a community ...

Protest against Citizenship (Amendment) Bill

12/11/2018 | Assam | Polity

Raising heavy demands for the elimination of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, not less than seventy indigenous associations and parties along w ...

Saras Fair 2018 begins in Dibrugarh

10/11/2018 | Assam | Economy

Assam State Rural Livelihoods Mission (ASRLM) and District Administration Dibrugarh is organising Saras Fair 2018 from November 9 to 18 at Chowkidingh ...

Govt to institute award to recognise services to children

9/11/2018 | Assam | Social Issues

Assam government will soon institute an award in the name of Padmashree Nalinibala Devi to recognise the services rendered for overall development of ...

Assam pays tributes to Bhupen Hazarika

6/11/2018 | Assam | Culture

Rich tributes were paid to the music maestro Dr Bhupen Hazarika on his seventh death anniversary. Hundreds of organisations across the State held func ...

Bodoland statehood: ABSU to stage fresh protest in Delhi

5/11/2018 | Assam | Polity

All Bodo Students Union (ABSU) Sunday announced that it would launch a fresh round of protest in New Delhi on November 14 and 15 demanding creation of ...

Centre awards Assam Police for citizen services

4/11/2018 | Assam | Polity

The Union government has awarded the Assam Police for “good practices” under the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network & Systems (CCTNS), an e-governanc ...

Grievance redressal of beneficiaries of PMAY-G

3/11/2018 | Assam | Social Issues

From now the panchayat and rural development department will address the grievances of the beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana- Gramin {PMAY-G ...

Sadiya Killings: An Analysis

2/11/2018 | Assam | Polity

The killing of five Bengalis in eastern Assam’s Sadiya on November 1 has led to an uneasy calm in a State divided over language amid a bid by the Cent ...

China’s ban on tiger bones, rhino horns & its impact on Assam

2/11/2018 | Assam | Environment

In a move that could affect India's wildlife population, China has legalised the use of rhino horn and tiger bone in medical research or traditional m ...

ADB delegation in Assam for WR projects

30/10/2018 | Assam | Economy

A two-member delegation of Asian Development Bank (ADB) led by its senior water resources specialist Olivier Drieu met chief minister Sarbananda Sonow ...

India, Japan hail progress in NE uplift

30/10/2018 | Assam | Economy

India and Japan have lauded the progress made for development of the Northeast through the India-Japan Act East Forum by identifying and implementing ...

New Chief Justice of Gauhati High Court

30/10/2018 | Assam | Polity

Justice Ajjikuttira Somaiah Bopanna was sworn in as the Chief Justice of Gauhati High Court today. Governor Jagdish Mukhi administered the oath of off ...

Birth centenary of Syed Abdul Malik organised in Dibrugarh

30/10/2018 | Assam | Culture

Context: A two-day seminar to mark the birth centenary of Syed Abdul Malik, jointly organized by Sahitya Akademi and Assamese Department of Dibrugarh ...

Assam’s Tallest Buddha Statue Unveiled at Tinsukia

30/10/2018 | Assam | Culture

To infuse a sense of international brotherhood, world peace, and national integrity, a two-day Maha Utsav was observed at the 81-year old Digboi Buddh ...

Experiencing North East festival

29/10/2018 | Assam | Culture

Context: The ‘Experiencing North East’ festival is being held. It depicts the uniqueness of North Eastern culture. ‘Experiencing North East’ Festival: ...

DoNER Minister Dr Jitendra Singh laid foundation stone of ‘Technology Facility Center’ at Jorhat, Assam

29/10/2018 | Assam | Science and Technology

On October 29, 2018, the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), Dr Jitendra Singh laid the foundati ...

Centre approves proposal for setting up of Namrup IV plant

28/10/2018 | Assam | Economy

The competent authority of the Government of India has approved the proposal for setting up of BVFCL(Brahmaputra Valley Fertilizer Corporation Limited ...

Assam too in the #MeToo storm

27/10/2018 | Assam | Social Issues

Context At a time when the #MeToo storm has taken entire India into its grip, it is now time that Assam too opens its mouth and something like that on ...

Weavers’ conference

26/10/2018 | Assam | Economy

Context: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday distributed cheques worth Rs 50,000 to each of the weavers’ societies from four districts of th ...

IIT Guwahati uses aloe vera to remove oil from water

25/10/2018 | Assam | Science and Technology

Researchers have for the first time used a naturally occurring material — aloe vera gel — which inherently has superior oil repelling (oleophobic) pro ...

War towers of Ahom Era Discovered at Joysagar

25/10/2018 | Assam | Culture

In a deep survey and field study initiative taken by the Assam State Archeological Survey Department, as many as four military towers were discovered ...

Chai Sahay App

24/10/2018 | Assam | Economy

Context: Tea Board of India is planning to launch an app aimed at guiding small growers, whose share in total tea production is increasing. The propos ...

India’s longest river bridge:

22/10/2018 | Assam | Economy

Context: India’s longest river bridge with total length of 19.3 kilometers will be built on Brahmaputra river in Assam. Key facts: This bridge will co ...

Tezpur University inks MoU with CSIR-CIMAP for Aroma Mission

22/10/2018 | Assam | Science and Technology

Tezpur University (TU) signed an MoU with the Lucknow-based CSIR-Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatics Plants (CIMAP) to implement CSIR-Aroma M ...

Arunachal, Assam On Alert As Tibet Landslide Causes Siang River To Swell

21/10/2018 | Assam | Geography

Assam and Arunachal Pradesh are on high alert after China informed India about a possible flood situation because of a landslide in Tibet. Beijing, un ...

State imports Rs 1,650 cr worth eggs, meat, milk annually

19/10/2018 | Assam | Economy

Holding a poor rank in terms of production of dairy products and meat, Assam imports around Rs 1,650 crore worth eggs, meat and milk every year. Also, ...

Assam Industrial disputes Bill gets President’s nod

18/10/2018 | Assam | Polity

President Ram Nath Kovind has signed the Industrial Disputes (Assam Amendment) Bill, 2017 that will replace the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 paving t ...

Assam celebrates Kati Bihu festival

18/10/2018 | Assam | Culture

Assam's third Bihu festival, known as Kati Bihu or Kongali Bihu, was being celebrated across the state. Kati Bihu: The Kati or Kangali Bihu is also cl ...

LPG penetration in Northeast to cross 80 pc by March 2019

17/10/2018 | Assam | Economy

The LPG cylinder penetration in the Northeast region is likely to touch 80 per cent by the end of 2018-19, much ahead of its initial plan to reach thi ...

Gogoi for ‘gradual’ withdrawal of AFSPA from Assam

17/10/2018 | Assam | Polity

Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi has pitched for ‘gradual withdrawal’ of Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958, from the state. There is a ne ...

Khadi Board looking to ramp up production

13/10/2018 | Assam | Economy

The Assam Khadi and Village Industries Board (AKVIB) is looking to ramp up production with a view to increase its sales and profit margin. Sources sai ...

Jadav Payeng urges Dhemaji villagers to embark on greening drive

13/10/2018 | Assam | Environment

Internationally acclaimed self-taught environmentalist Jadav Payeng and brand ambassador of the ‘Clean & Green Village’ campaign asked the local villa ...

British Council and NEC sign MoU on educational and cultural collaboration

12/10/2018 | Assam | Culture

Alan Gemmell, OBE, Director British Council India and Kh. Siile Anthony, Director (HRD & E), North Eastern Council (NEC), signed a Memorandum of Under ...

IWAI to launch Ro-Ro service to Majuli Island in Assam

11/10/2018 | Assam | Economy

Context: Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) will be starting a new Roll on-Roll off (Ro-Ro) facility in collaboration with the Government of A ...

Citizenship status of Gorkhas living in Assam

11/10/2018 | Assam | Polity

Context: Ministry of Home Affairs has issued a clarification to the Government of Assam on the citizenship status of members of the Gorkha Community l ...

Kaziranga National Bamboo Park and Museum

9/10/2018 | Assam | Environment

Kaziranga National Bamboo Park In order to conserve bamboo, farmers’ organization Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS), which is currently running Kazi ...

Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference of India Region, Zone III in Guwahati

8/10/2018 | Assam | Polity

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan inaugurated the Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference of India Region, Zone III in Guwahati. Commonwealth Parliament ...

Assamese singer Kishour Giri passes away

7/10/2018 | Assam | Culture

On 7th October 2018, Assamese singer and music director Kishour Giri, died following a heart attack, at his home in, Kharghuli, Assam. He was 63 years ...

Boat Clinics

7/10/2018 | Assam | Social Issues

For the people living in the char areas of the mighty Brahmaputra, health services had always been a fundamental need until the Centre for North East ...

Prominent Gandhian Natwar Thakkar passes away

7/10/2018 | Assam | Social Issues

On 7th October 2018, Gandhian Natwar Thakkar died following a short term illness, in Guwahati, Assam. Natwar Thakkar was 86 years old. He was born in ...

Assam’s crude oil reserve

6/10/2018 | Assam | Geography

Assam still has 200 million metric ton (MMT) of crude oil reserve which could be used for various purposes for the next 55 years. The natural gas a re ...

Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary Reopens For Tourists

6/10/2018 | Assam | Environment

A season packed with wildlife and adventure is in store for tourists and wildlife enthusiasts alike, starting with a sojourn at the Pobitora Wildlife ...

India’s first methanol-based cooking fuel project

6/10/2018 | Assam | Economy

Context: Signifying a paradigm shift towards the use of alternate cooking fuel technology, the Namrup-based Assam Petrochemicals Limited (APL) has rol ...

7 Rohingya deported after SC clears hurdles

5/10/2018 | Assam | Polity

India deported seven Rohingya men to neighbouring Myanmar over six years after they entered the country illegally and jailed, shortly after the Suprem ...

Groundwater of 24 Assam districts arsenic contaminated

5/10/2018 | Assam | Geography

The groundwater of 24 districts of Assam has been contaminated by arsenic, while that in 13 districts affected by fluoride. Groundwater in 6,881 areas ...

Birubala Rabha chosen for Women Summit Foundation award

5/10/2018 | Assam | Social Issues

Birubala Rabha, a tribal woman hailing from a Thakurbhila ,remote village in Golaghat District of Assam- Meghalaya Border, is selected for the Women’s ...

Monsoon season ends on deficient note for NE

4/10/2018 | Assam | Geography

Monsoon has ended on a deficient note for the Northeastern states and dry weather conditions are being expected over the entire North-eastern states. ...

Tawang adjudged cleanest district in NE in Swachh survey

4/10/2018 | Assam | Social Issues

Arunachal Pradesh's Tawang district bordering China has been adjudged the cleanest district in India's northeastern states by Swachh Survekshan Gramin ...

Inland Water Transport Bill passed

4/10/2018 | Assam | Polity

In a bid to boost the immense potential of the inland water transport (IWT) sector in terms of both passenger ferrying facilities as well as cargo car ...

Assam Assembly passes GST (Amendment) Bill

4/10/2018 | Assam | Polity

In a significant development, Assam government decided to increase the limit of annual turnover for compulsory registration for small traders as well ...

Country’s 3rd highest Tricolour hoisted atop Gandhi Mandap, Guwahati

3/10/2018 | Assam | Polity

Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today formally hoisted India’s tallest National Flag (from the average city elevation) at Gandhi Mandap. The flag is ...

Justice Ranjan Gogoi Takes Oath As 46th Chief Justice of India

3/10/2018 | Assam | Polity

Justice Ranjan Gogoi took oath as the 46th Chief Justice of India. He succeeds Justice Dipak Misra who retired on October 1. Justice Gogoi was adminis ...

Govt launches new pension scheme for elders

3/10/2018 | Assam | Social Issues

Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal launched the Swahid Kushal Konwar Sarbajanin Briddha Pension Achoni. The scheme, which seeks to universalise the pen ...

23 cases of mob violence in Assam this year

2/10/2018 | Assam | Social Issues

Cases of mob violence andlynching have registered a ‘sharp rise’ in Assam with 23 such incidents so far this year compared to only two such cases in 2 ...

Foundation stone of tea tourism hub at Tocklai laid

2/10/2018 | Assam | Economy

Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal laid the foundation stone for setting up the tea tourism hub at Tocklai . This signature project announced in the As ...

Over 8,000 children missing in Assam since 2013

1/10/2018 | Assam | Social Issues

In the last five years, 8,443 children went missing from the State. The trend of children going missing has been increasing every year in Assam, with ...

Wage compensation scheme for pregnant women in tea gardens

1/10/2018 | Assam | Social Issues

Context: Assam Government has become the first Indian state to offer a Wage Compensation Scheme for pregnant women working in the tea gardens of the s ...

Sonowal releases book on AYUSH

30/9/2018 | Assam | Social Issues

Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal released a book on the uses, benefits and practices of ayurveda, yoga, naturopathy and homoeopathy published by the ...

Tea workers seek hike in minimum wages

6/9/2018 | Assam | Economy

Hundreds of tea garden workers, under the banner of the All Tea Tribe Students’ Association (ATTSA), staged demonstrations in various tea gardens of D ...

Grand welcome plan for Assam’s pride

4/9/2018 | Assam | Culture

The state government has planned a grand reception and Rs 1.6 crore for Asian Games medal winner and the pride of Assam, Hima Das. Speedster Hima, fro ...

BIMSTEC summit

2/9/2018 | Assam | Culture

Fourth BIMSTEC summit was recently held in Nepal. The member states have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the establishment of a Bimstec ...

Dibrugarh selected for award

2/9/2018 | Assam | Social Issues

Dibrugarh district has been selected for the regional district award by the ministry of women and child development for its commendable performance in ...

Assam lacks ambulances

1/9/2018 | Assam | Social Issues

Assam does not have a single functional advanced life-saving ambulance (ALS) despite receiving approval for 280 such ambulances from the Centre, a Uni ...

Assam & Arunachal face green cover loss

30/8/2018 | Assam | Environment

A study carried out by the Indian Institute of Remote Sensing has predicted a depletion of 9,007.14 square km (2.94 per cent) of forests in parts of A ...

Hong Kong prize for Assam tea

29/8/2018 | Assam | Economy

Encouraged by the Champion Award for CTC (crush, tear and curl) tea in an international tea fair in Hong Kong, a bought leaf factory of Assam is looki ...

Bhasha Sangkalpa Divas Observed by Assam Sahitya Sabha

29/8/2018 | Assam | Polity

Bhasha Sangkalpa Divas was observed by Assam Sahitya Sabha recently to commemorate the establishment of Oxomiya Bhaxa Unnati Xadhimi Xobha on that day ...

Staff plan agitation over pension scheme

28/8/2018 | Assam | Economy

Nearly 1.5 lakh Assam government employees recruited after 2006 would launch an agitation soon for reverting to the old pension scheme instead of the ...

NDRF holds Familiarization Exercise (FAMEX) in Golaghat

27/8/2018 | Assam | Geography

A Familiarization Exercise (FAMEX) is being conducted all over the district by personnel of the 12 Bn NDRF, Itanagar in coordination with the District ...

APART comes to Assam

26/8/2018 | Assam | Economy

The Assam fisheries department will implement the fishery sub-component of the Word Bank financed Assam Agriculture and Rural Transformation Project ( ...

Second phase of Gunotsav from Oct 31

25/8/2018 | Assam | Polity

The three-day second phase of Gunotsav will be held in Hailakandi district from October 31 next. Altogether 1359 primary, upper primary and secondary ...

Indo-Bhutan border along Assam to be laser-mapped

24/8/2018 | Assam | Geography

In a significant and strategic move, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has given the go-ahead for a laserbased aerial mapping of the 267-km stretch o ...

Guidelines for implementation of SC & ST Act

23/8/2018 | Assam | Social Issues

The State government has directed all the district administrations across Assam to take steps for proper implementation of the Scheduled Castes and Sc ...

GMC lacks efficient waste collection system: report

22/8/2018 | Assam | Environment

The Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) is expending about 60 to 70 per cent budget of Municipal Solid Waste Management (MSWM) on the MSW collection ...

UN concern over spurt in human trafficking cases

21/8/2018 | Assam | Social Issues

Illegal migration from Bangladesh to India is now a well established fact, but incidents of human trafficking, particularly trafficking of children fr ...

Bifurcation Of Kaziranga National Park

19/8/2018 | Assam | Environment

The Kaziranga National Park (KNP) had been split into two divisions — the existing Eastern Assam Wildlife and the new Biswanath Wildlife park with Bra ...

Dispur extends maternity leave

18/8/2018 | Assam | Social Issues

The Assam government has extended maternity leave for its employees from 12 weeks to 26 weeks. In a meeting chaired by chief minister Sarbananda Sonow ...

Tea body urges Govt to stop ‘bandh culture’

16/8/2018 | Assam | Polity

The 195-year-old Assam tea industry, which is already struggling for its survival, is currently facing a new threat in the form of ‘bandh culture’, sa ...

Piramal Foundation new initiatives for transforming school education

14/8/2018 | Assam | Social Issues

The Piramal Foundation, a premier non-profit organisation working in the field of education and health for more than a decade has entered into an agre ...

Digital North East Vision 2022 released in Guwahati

13/8/2018 | Assam | Economy

The Digital North East Vision 2022 was released in Guwahati, Assam by Union Minister for Electronics & Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad. It ...

Measles-Rubella vaccination campaign launched

10/8/2018 | Assam | Social Issues

Many districts of Assam has launched the month-long Measles Rubella (MR) vaccination campaign. Vaccination was conducted in MV, ME, LP, Madrassa and h ...

Dhubri gets Assam’s first Darpan portal

9/8/2018 | Assam | Economy

Dhubri in lower Assam has become the first district in the state to have the Dashboard for Analytical Review of Projects Across Nation (Darpan) portal ...

Extended Gram Swaraj Abhiyan

8/8/2018 | Assam | Economy

Under the extended Gram Swaraj Abhiyan, Goalpara district has achieved 100% saturation in 3 key schemes under financial inclusion, stated a DIPRO rele ...

Soon, city police stations to have help desks

8/8/2018 | Assam | Social Issues

In an image makeover initiative, Assam Police is training a group of woman constables who would man help desks to be set up at every police station. A ...

Martyrs of Alaboi battle remembered at Dadara

7/8/2018 | Assam | History

The Saraighat Journalists’ Forum obsereved Swahid Divas at a function held at Dadara HSS. Alaboi battle: Alaboi Battle is a landmark in the history of ...

Special recruitment drive for persons with disabilities in State soon

7/8/2018 | Assam | Social Issues

Dispur will publish the advertisement for the special recruitment drive for persons with disabilities within September 30 In Assam, 4,419 posts reserv ...

Heritage conservation body hails State Govt move against closure

5/8/2018 | Assam | Culture

City-based conservation body Heritage Conservation Society of Assam (HeCSA) has hailed the announcement made by the State government that it would not ...

Black jackal discovered in Barpeta

5/8/2018 | Assam | Environment

The discovery of a pack of black jackals – believed to be a new subspecies or melanistic members of an existing species – in a forest of Barpeta distr ...

International Tiger Day, 2018 observed at Bokakhat & Dorakahara

31/7/2018 | Assam | Environment

With an objective to create awareness among the masses on the need to protect the Royal Bengal Tiger, World Tiger Day was observed at Bokakhat. Cabine ...

Centre takes serious note of Guwahati pollution levels

29/7/2018 | Assam | Environment

Admitting that the pollution levels in Guwahati city is high, the Centre has directed the Pollution Control Board, Assam, regarding treatment of sewag ...

Assam Government To Roll Out PRANAM Act

28/7/2018 | Assam | Polity

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)- led government in Assam will be introducing a law from October 2 that will make it mandatory for state government em ...

Xhoihobote Dhemalite

28/7/2018 | Assam | Social Issues

Assamese film 'Xhoihobote Dhemalite'('Rainbow Fields') bagged three top awards at the 3rd Love International Film Festival including best movie. Besid ...

Assam forest cover increases

27/7/2018 | Assam | Environment

Denying reports of large-scale felling of trees in Assam, the Centre has said that according to the India State of Forest Report, 2017 of the Forest S ...

Assam govt launches Muga Mission

25/7/2018 | Assam | Economy

A Muga Mission has been launched by Assam government worth Rs 460-crore to raise the muga production. The mission will be operative for a period of te ...

Hailakandi gearing up to launch IDCF

25/7/2018 | Assam | Social Issues

The Hailakandi health authorities are gearing up to launch Intensified Diarrhoea Control Fortnight (IDCF) programme targeting children below five year ...

Govt fails to stop anaemia, maternal mortality in tea tribe women

24/7/2018 | Assam | Social Issues

Various government interventions meant to combat anaemia are insufficient and unsuccessful in reaching the women they are intended to serve and women ...

APDCL set to earn profit for first time

24/7/2018 | Assam | Economy

The Assam Power Distribution Company Ltd (APDCL), which is in the news for its loss-making tradition since its inception, has now been able to overcom ...

Guwahati To Tackle Plastic Waste By Making Roads From It

23/7/2018 | Assam | Environment

Joining the list of states like Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh and immediate neighbour Meghalaya, Assam has taken up a pilot project to const ...

New initiatives to boost agriculture output

21/7/2018 | Assam | Geography

As many as 100 local farmers have been engaged in the ongoing Seed Village project initiated by Allied Crop Care Pvt. Ltd of Assam at Merapani Chowdan ...

Fish, milk production up in State

19/7/2018 | Assam | Economy

The Central government is committed to accelerate cooperative development in Assam through the National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC). In ...

State to get inland navigation institute

18/7/2018 | Assam | Science and Technology

A Regional Inland Navigation Institute – the second such institute in the country that would impart training in various subjects related to inland wat ...

High-tech covered conductors to protect Kaziranga wildlife

17/7/2018 | Assam | Environment

For the first time in the State, the power department is in the process of installing ‘covered conductors’ for power transmission which will provide s ...

Witch Hunting (Prohibition, Prevention and Protection) Bill, 2015

17/7/2018 | Assam | Social Issues

President Ram Nath Kovind has Assam Witch Hunting (Prohibition, Prevention and Protection) Bill, 2015 passed by State Assembly in August 2015. This la ...

President Ram Nath Kovind has Assam Witch Hunting (Prohibition, Prevention and Protection) Bill, 2015

17/7/2018 | Assam | Social Issues

?President Ram Nath Kovind has Assam Witch Hunting (Prohibition, Prevention and Protection) Bill, 2015 passed by State Assembly in August 2015. ?This ...

Organic manure production scheme launched at Mangaldoi

14/7/2018 | Assam | Economy

Joint Secretary in the Union Ministry of Agriculture, formally launched a new innovative organic manure commercial production scheme called ‘NADEP Tan ...

Bengal tiger’s Assam lifeline

13/7/2018 | Assam | Environment

The Bengal tiger is looking to Assam to help it survive a massive population erosion in one of its erstwhile strongholds. The plan is to relocate a ma ...

Hima Das: First Indian to win gold medal in the track event of a world championships.

13/7/2018 | Assam | Social Issues

Sprinter Hima Das scripted history by becoming the first Indian woman athlete to win a gold at the world level as she clinched the top spot in the wom ...

CM Sonowal reviews schemes for welfare of tea tribes

12/7/2018 | Assam | Social Issues

Sonowal also asked Power Minister Tapan Kumar Gogoi to ensure electrification of all households in tea garden areas on a priority basis under the Saub ...

Assam betters rank in ease of doing business

11/7/2018 | Assam | Economy

Assam has improved its ranking in “ease of doing business” from 24th to 17th. The department of industrial policy and promotion (DIPP), ministry of co ...

Cyberdome project building of Assam Police

10/7/2018 | Assam | Science and Technology

Chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurated the office building of Assam Police Cyberdome project under Moitri at a programme held at special branch ...

Declare Assam floods as national problem: AAUA to Centre

7/7/2018 | Assam | Economy

In connection with the devastating flood in Nowboicha Revenue Circle (RC), some organizations of Lakhimpur district came out on the streets to protest ...

Small tea growers decries government apathy

6/7/2018 | Assam | Economy

The small tea growers of the state have been deprived from getting genuine prices while selling green leaves due to lack of own production factories i ...

Minister reviews works of Brahmaputra Board

5/7/2018 | Assam | Polity

Union Minister of State for Water Resources Arjun Ram Meghwal today stressed the need for making the Brahmaputra Board more efficient, converting all ...

Centre revives talks on Bodo issues

4/7/2018 | Assam | Polity

The Centre has revived the Bodo dialogue process after a gap of over one year, with Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh taking fresh initiative to resol ...

Lakhimpur flood situation remains critical

3/7/2018 | Assam | Geography

The overall flood situation of Lakhimpur district has remained critical as water level of major rivers and tributaries are still flowing above the dan ...

Monti Rajkhowa becomes the first Assamese to scale Mt. Kanchenjunga

2/7/2018 | Assam | Culture

Monti Rajkhowa, the First Assamese Woman to Scale Mount Kanchenjunga Monti, who is professionally an executive engineer of Oil and Natural Gas Corpora ...

Kaziranga National Park: Rhino population rises marginally

1/7/2018 | Assam | Environment

The recent census carried out in Kaziranga National Park, Assam has revealed that there was a marginal increase in the population of the onehorned rhi ...

19 new cancer hospitals in Assam

23/5/2018 | Assam | Social Issues

Assam health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said the foundations stone of 19 cancer hospitals will be laid in the state in presence of Tata Trust chairm ...

Centre will open up restricted northeast areas to foreigners

19/5/2018 | Assam | Social Issues

The ministries of home, defence and tourism have agreed, in principle, to open up restricted areas of Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim for foreign tourist ...

Regional Conference on “Physical and Social Infrastructure for Regional Development”

16/5/2018 | Assam | Social Issues

The Governor of Assam, Prof. Jagdish Mukhi inaugurated the two day Seminar being organized by the Ministry of Finance on the theme of “Physical and So ...

Citizenship bill faces stiff opposition in Northeast

15/5/2018 | Assam | Polity

The Modi government’s Citizenship(Amendment) Bill, 2016 — proposing citizenship to religious minorities fleeing Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan b ...

North Eastern State Capitals to be connected by railway network by 2020

13/5/2018 | Assam | Economy

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision to develop India’s north-east region is taking shape. A couple of days ago he declared that Sikkim will have air ...

CM Pema Khandu Inaugurates Arunachal Pradesh’s Biggest Solar Plant

11/5/2018 | Assam | Environment

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu inaugurated the state’s biggest solar power plant at Energy Awareness Park in the presence of Power Minis ...

After Meghalaya, Assam in line to be free of Afspa

10/5/2018 | Assam | Polity

The government is considering Assam as the next state from where it may remove the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (Afspa) after Meghala ...

‘Go To Village’ Mission Launched In Manipur

5/5/2018 | Assam | Social Issues

Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh launched ‘ Go to Village’ mission throughout the state from Konuma ground. The mission was launched in 60 villag ...

Vibrant Northeast in Guwahati

4/5/2018 | Assam | Economy

The ‘Vibrant North East 2018', an event in which people would be made aware of central government’s schemes and programmes, was held in Guwahati from ...

Adopt A Heritage Scheme: Assam sees protests over Kaziranga National Park, Ahom-era monuments

3/5/2018 | Assam | Culture

Fig: Kareng Ghar Centre’s decision to engage corporate houses for maintenance of tourism infrastructure in Assam’s Kaziranga National Park (KNP) and A ...

Over Rs 8,000 crore telecom projects face delays in north east

2/5/2018 | Assam | Economy

The government’s ambitious plan to provide seamless connectivity across the country’s north-eastern region has made little headway despite the Union C ...

ABSU slams government on Bodoland issue

1/5/2018 | Assam | Polity

The All Bodo Students Union (ABSU), NDFB (Progressive) and People’s Joint Action Committee for Boroland Movement (PJACBM) slammed the BJP-led state an ...

Assam Spring Festival organised at Manas National Park

8/4/2018 | Assam | Environment

The two-day Assam Spring Festival was held at Manas National Park. It was organised by Indian Weavers’ Association and Swankar Mithing Onsai Afat, an ...

Kamrup Metro bags top spot in National Health Mission (Assam) Survey

8/4/2018 | Assam | Social Issues

As per the latest report released recently by NHM (Assam) on the performance of all the districts in the health sector under which a series of governm ...

Shrinking of Majuli

5/4/2018 | Assam | Geography

The central govet has stated that river island Majuli has shrunk by 31.58% from 1914 to 2014. According to govt survey, Majuli island which was 734 sq ...

Himanta Biswa Sarma elected as president of Badminton Association of India

5/4/2018 | Assam | Polity

Assam Health and Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma was on Tuesday unanimously elected the Badminton Association of India (BAI) President during i ...

Kanaklata Mahila Sabalikaran Yojana

2/4/2018 | Assam | Social Issues

Kanaklata Mahila Sabalikaran Achoni is a flagship scheme of Assam Government to pave the way for generating sustainable livelihood for the women in As ...

Majuli River Island

5/9/2016 | Assam | Geography

Majuli Island on the Brahmaputra in Assam was declared the largest river island in the world, toppling Marajo in Brazil, by Guinness World Records. Th ...

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