Assam

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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