Category Archives: Assam

Shahid Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan, Kangana Ranaut in Arunachal for ‘Rangoon’ shooting

Itanagar: Bollywood actors Shahid Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan and Kangana Ranaut have reached Pasighat in Arunachal Pradesh  for Vishal Bharadwaj’s next movie ‘Rangoon’. The upcoming high-budget film is set against the backdrop of World War II where some Indian soldiers fought ...Read More

Destination: A Home for children with special needs

Ten years ago she had to run from pillar to post for getting her autistic child admitted to a school in Guwahati. While most turned her down, only a few responded - but with a cold shoulder. She then made ...Read More

Assam kid reaches the final of India’s Best Dramebaaz – Season 2

GUWAHATI: Assam girl Tamanna Deepak enters the final of a reality TV show India’s Best Dramebaaz – Season 2 screened in Zee TV. The show is judged by actress Sonali Bendre Behl, actor Vivek Oberoi and director Sajid Khan, aims at ...Read More

Assam: ULFA delegation to resume peace talks with Centre by Mid-March

To charter a new peaceful alliance and initiatives with the government, a delegation of senior ULFA leaders led by it chairman Arabinda Rajkhowa met Union Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi and reviewed the progress of their ongoing talks. Close sources within ...Read More

Assam: Newly declared South Kamrup district becomes functional

The newly-declared administrative district of South Kamrup district was formally made functional on Monday by Parliamentary Secretary Rekibuddin Ahmed. The Chaygaon revenue circle office would from now onwards function as the office of the Deputy Commissioner of the district. Rajib ...Read More

Assam: Panel to consider ST status to 6 OBC communities

Paving the way for granting of ST status to six OBC communities in Assam, the Centre on Monday set up a committee to recommend the modalities for completing the process. The committee, to be headed by Special Secretary (Internal Security) ...Read More

Biker Dhruv Dholakia receives warm welcome in Haflong

Dhruv Dholakia, the rider of Facebook fame, was accorded a warm welcome by Haflongites at the Boat House, Haflong in the presence of a huge gathering  on Saturday. The 'Highlanders' rode along with Dholakia all the way from Umrangso to ...Read More

Assam: Free bus transportation for GU students and staff

GUWAHATI: Assam State Transport Corporation (ASTC) introduced a fleet of four free-of-fare city buses to and from Gauhati University today. While a pair of the buses will ply to and from the yard of Assam Type 7th Lachit Barphukan Boys’ ...Read More

Assam: Women to shave heads for ST status

GUWAHATI: Twelve women from six communities of Assam will shave their heads at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Monday to protest against the Centre's delay in according Scheduled Tribe (ST) status. This was announced by Chay Janagosthiya Maha Sanmilan, ...Read More