By Subhra Jyoti Sarkar SILCHAR | DECEMBER 10, 2017 In what may be termed as a tragic incident, a doctor as been accused of raping his patient in Ashirwad Hospital and Research Centre which is located at Patherkandi Road in Karimganj Town, Assam. The doctor identified as Abdul Mukit Tapadar has been arrested in this […]
Guwahati | December 10, 2017 Asaam continues to struggle with man-elephant conflicts as six elephants including a calf were mowed down by a train in Sonitpur district around 1 am on Sunday. The incident took place at Bamungaon near Balipara in Sonitpur district when an elephant herd which came down from a nearby hill were […]
Assam: Unusual decline in turbidity level of Brahmaputra troubles govt; seeks IIT-Ghy’s intervention!
GUWAHATI | DECEMBER 9, 2017 Assam government has sought help from IIT Guwahati to test water samples of the Brahmaputra following unnatural increase in turbidity level which has triggered panic in the state. Water resource minister Keshab Mahanta said the IIT Guwahati experts will study the acidic level of the water and submit its report […]
GUWAHATI | DECEMBER 9, 2017 Assam government has set its target to make the historic Kamakhya temple here as the Swach Iconic complex under the Swachh Bharat campaign of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Inaugurating a development project of the temple, chief minister Sarbananada Sonowal said the state tourism department has taken up steps to promote […]
The NSCN-IM has been demanding for long the unification of the "land of the Nagas" -- by slicing off Naga-inhabited areas of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Manipur to form a Greater Nagaland.
Imphal, Dec 8, 2017: Home Minister Rajnath Singh has assured the Chief Ministers of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Manipur that a pact signed by New Delhi with the NSCN-IM will not affect the territorial integrity of the three northeastern states. Rajnath Singh gave this assurance to Chief Ministers Sarbananda Sonowal (Assam), Prema Khandu (Arunachal) and […]
GUWAHATI, December 8, 2017: Two youngster from Mumbai are out on a mission to unveil the true potentiality of Northeast by promoting the colourful, vibrant and rich heritage through their video blog on Youtube. After completion of their graduation from Mumbai University and finding themselves free till March, they decided to explore Northeast even being […]
Silchar | December 7, 2017 Railway commuters have sought the intervention of the authorities against the unruly activities of transgenders in different trains plying to and from Assam’s Barak Valley. Complaints have been pouring in recently that transgenders, who board trains in gangs/groups, allegedly threaten passengers and demand money from them on a daily basis. […]
Guwahati | December 7, 2017 Two Assam police officers who were arrested in connection with a murder case in 2009 were remanded to judicial custody on Thursday. Harakanta Doloi, his wife and four children were found dead at their home at Jogdol under Sonapur police station on the morning of December 13, 2009. Two children were […]
GUWAHATI | December 7, 2017 Shops selling tobacco products to minors without putting up signboards prohibiting their sale have come under the scanner of district authorities. Earlier this week, district tobacco control cell officials launched an enforcement drive and found out that many shops were violating Section 6(a) of the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act, 2004 (COTPA). During the drive, paan shops […]