Assam: Barak Valley has potential to become ‘hub’ for international trade, says President Kovind

Assam: Barak Valley has potential to become ‘hub’ for international trade, says President Kovind

GUWAHATI, Nov 20, 2017: President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday said that the geographical location of the Barak Valley here gives it the potential to become a hub for inter-state and international trade. Several connectivity-related initiatives have been taken to achieve this potential, said Kovind at the closing ceremony of the Namami Barak river festival. “The […]

Assam: National campaign for release of Assam activist Akhil Gogoi

Assam: National campaign for release of Assam activist Akhil Gogoi

Guwahati, November 18, 2017: An umbrella body of 147 farmers’ organizations from across the country will launch a campaign on Monday from Ramlila Maidan in New Delhi with a demand to release peasants’ rights leader from Assam, Akhil Gogoi, who was arrested on September 13 on sedition charge. Nearly 200 members of Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS), the organization […]

Assam: 60-year-old woman killed for 2kg rice in Sonitpur district

Assam: 60-year-old woman killed for 2kg rice in Sonitpur district

GUWAHATI, November 17: In a shocking incident, a 60 year-old woman by the name of Shanti Munda was killed for 2 kg of rice. The incident occurred in Pub Jinjia Village situated in Biswanath, Assam, it was reported that the accused named Lakhiram Benjamin killed the woman because she brought 2 kg rice to Benjamin’s mother’s funeral and sold […]

Assam: 70-year-old held for trying to rape minor in Guwahati

Assam: 70-year-old held for trying to rape minor in Guwahati

GUWAHATI, November 17: Crime against women and children are just rising in the Northeast India and another shocking case of a 70-year-old man Rajkaran Singh held on charges of rape of a 4-year-old minor at Padumbari, under Gaushala Police Station, Guwahati. The incident took place at Singh’s residence as the victim came for her regular […]

Assam: Air ambulance service from Guwahati begins

Assam: Air ambulance service from Guwahati begins

GUWAHATI, November 17: Assam Transport, Industries and Commerce Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary formally launched an air ambulance service at NEDFi (North Eastern Development Finance Corporation Ltd) House, Dispur on Thursday. Delhi-based Flaps Aviation Private Ltd will operate its air ambulance service from Guwahati with “Book Air Ambulance” as its brand. The air ambulance is equipped […]