Assam:Ahead of Independence day ULFA strikes and kills two several injured

Assam:Ahead of Independence day ULFA strikes and kills two several injured

ULFA (I) has struck again and this time just days before the independence day,killing two and injuring several others in at Bahbon village in Philobari area of the district this evening, police said. A group of five suspected militants of the anti-talk ULFA faction came to the house of Arvind Shah, a small trader, and […]

Assam-Meghalaya boundary dispute: Both sides in constant touch

Assam-Meghalaya boundary dispute: Both sides in constant touch

SHILLONG: The state government on Friday maintained that the Meghalaya government is engaging in talks constantly with the Assam Government to resolve the long pending interstate boundary dispute while pointing out that ‘statusquo has to be maintained’. The statement came days after the HYC demanded an immediate solution to the pending interstate boundary issue. “The […]

Assam: Rhino Horn verification enters second day

Assam: Rhino Horn verification enters second day

GOLAGHAT: The Rhino Horn Verification process entered its second day today as 509 rhino horns stored in the Golaghat state treasury were verified. So far 222 kg of rhino horns were verified for their genuineness and updating the complete inventory of rhino horns in the custody of Assam government, said a government release. The verification […]

Assam: 12-hour bandh in Morigaon and Nagaon over AIIMS

Assam: 12-hour bandh in Morigaon and Nagaon over AIIMS

Morigaon (ASSAM): Normal life was hit in Morigaon and Nagaon districts today in a 12-hour central Assam bandh demanding setting up of All India Institute of Medical Science at Raha in central Assam.   No untoward incident has been reported so far. Shops, business establishments, educational institutions and private offices remained closed in the two districts, […]

Silk database to protect indigenous knowledge of the Northeast

Silk database to protect indigenous knowledge of the Northeast

KOLKATA: Aimed at easing access to silk-related web resources, a portal on sericulture designed by Indian researchers comes with a built-in search engine to enable quick and accurate data mining and also seeks to protect indigenous knowledge on the subject. Developed by researchers at Bio engineering Research Laboratory, Indian Institute of Technology-Guwahati, the portal is […]

“Centre assumes Northeast unaware of Independence Day”, says activists

“Centre assumes Northeast unaware of Independence Day”, says activists

Activists from the Northeastern part of India have raised voices against the Center’s  recent recommendations made for spreading awareness for Independence and Republic Day celebrations in the region. Under secretary Sombit Singh, who signed the letter sent to the National Broadcasting Association, Broadcast Content Complaints Council and Association of Regional Television Broadcasters of India, told a […]

Assam: IED blast in Tinsukia district

Assam: IED blast in Tinsukia district

ASSAM: In the run up to Independence Day, militants on Thursday exploded an improvised explosive devise (IED) in Assam’s Tinsukia district. However, no one was injured in the incident, a senior police official said. The IED exploded inside a drain along Philobari bypass road near Badalbheta Tea Estate in Doomdooma area at 7.30 am, Superintendent […]