DID YOU KNOW- 2017 can be considered as the worst year for Journalists!

"Journalists are being targeted for only being journalists and performing their job professionally" - BAHER MOHAMED, AL JAZEERA JOURNALIST

DID YOU KNOW- 2017 can be considered as the worst year for Journalists!

By SHWETA RAJ KANWAR | December 14, 2017 As 2017 draws to a close, it does good to retrospect on the events and happenings before the curtain covers them up forever. The year 2017 has seen a spate of journalist killings and even them being jailed, not only in India but all over the world! […]

Assam: Satellite images strengthens evidence of China’s project causing increase in turbidity levels

Latest satellite imagery shows the river Brahmaputra disappearing into a 900 m underground tunnel in China

Assam: Satellite images strengthens evidence of China’s project causing increase in turbidity levels

Dhemaji, December 14, 2017 Digital Globe, the US commercial vendor of space imagery, has indicated a new project in China at an advanced stage. This negates the Centre’s November 26 statement that there was no evidence of a water diversion project in China that could have raised the turbidity of the Siang and Brahmaputra. The […]

Northeast India’s gradual preference to E-Cigarettes may not be a good sign!

Northeast India’s gradual preference to E-Cigarettes may not be a good sign!

GUWAHATI | December 14, 2017 There is a slow but gradual increase in the use of electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes in some NE states, revealed a latest Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) released last month. E-cigarette, also called vape, is an alternative to paper cigarettes which functions by heating a liquid composed of nicotine and […]

Assam: Gadkari promise to shower road funds

Assam: Gadkari promise to shower road funds

GUWAHATI, December 14, 2017: Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal called on Union minister Nitin Gadkari at New Delhi and discussed various issues related to road connectivity in the state on Wednesday, officials said. They said that the chief minister apprised the Union minister for road transport, highways and shipping about the state’s initiative to expand Guwahati city […]

Assam native sentenced to death by Kerala Sessions Court in 2016 rape, murder case

The 27-year-old woman was found murdered in her house near here on April 28, 2016. Her mother, Rajeshwari, who works as a casual labourer, discovered her body.

Assam native sentenced to death by Kerala Sessions Court in 2016 rape, murder case

Kochi (Kerala), Dec 14, 2017: A sessions court in Kerala on Thursday sentenced to death Ameerul Islam, a migrant labourer from Assam, who on Tuesday was found guilty of rape and murder of a law student in 2016 in Ernakulam. The Special Ernakulam Principal Sessions Court Judge N. Anil Kumar accepted the prosecution contention that […]

Assam: Brahmaputra’s increased turbidity brings China into the forum of discussion with India

Assam: Brahmaputra’s increased turbidity brings China into the forum of discussion with India

Guwahati, December 14, 2017 External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj has told Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal that the matter of the Brahmaputra’s turbidity has been raised with China for a “pragmatic and exhaustive” study to find out the real cause. Sudden increase in turbidity of the Siang and the Brahmaputra has triggered concern in both […]