Category Archives: Assam

Gogoi seeks Centre’s intervention for regular Chairman of Tea Board

GUWAHATI: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi shot off a letter to the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Commerce and Industry Nirmala Sitharaman to take steps for a regular Chairman of Tea Board of India for ensuring long-term success and ...Read More

Plane collision averted at Guwahati Airport

A collision was averted at the Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi International (LGBI) airport in Guwahati on Sunday, when a plane was on the runway for takeoff, while another aborted landing at the last minute, officials said. The Spicejet aircraft (SG 653) from ...Read More

Maid from Assam commits suicide in Delhi

NEW DELHI: One Shashi Aggarwal of Kohat Enclave, New Delhi reported about suicide of a 20-year- old girl from Assam. Upon inquiry by the IO of Subhash Place, it was found that the girl was working as a domestic helper ...Read More

Education is key to conserve nature says Forest Man Jadav payeng

GUWAHATI: Jadav Payeng popularly known as forest man of Assam has said, “Education from the grassroots level is the key to conserve the nature and lower down the impact of climate change.” Taking part in the day long North  Civil ...Read More

Northeast Girls in Top-9 at Indian Idol Junior-2, 2015

Northeast is a reservoir of talent- from footballers to singers, designers, models, dancers etc, we have now two young talented singers contesting in the National television reality show of Indian Idol Junior 2. Their names are in the top 9 ...Read More

Need to develop Smart Villages stressed upon

Guwahati: Chief Minister Gogoi asked Narendra Modi-led NDA Government at the Centre to give special emphasis on the rural areas by going in for Smart Villages in a big way than focusing on Smart Cities. Gogoi said recasting rural landscape ...Read More

28 alleged Human Rights violation cases against Army

There are 28 cases of alleged human rights violation – rape, torture, killing, disappearance and custodial deaths – against defence personnel pending in High Courts of North-Eastern States pertaining to year 2012 to 2015, the government said. In a written ...Read More

Gogoi asks Union Min to hand over maintenance of National Highway to state PWD

GUWAHATI: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi shot off a letter to Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping to impress upon the National Highways and Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (NHIDCL) to undertake construction and maintenance works of National Highways ...Read More

Assam govt bans sale of drinking water brand

GUWAHATI: The Assam government today banned the sale of a particular brand of packaged drinking water for 30 days as it allegedly contained chromium above permissible limit. 'Spring Drop' packaged drinking water, manufactured by a Morigaon-based company, was banned for ...Read More

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