Category Archives: Assam

Kovind as President a foregone conclusion; Oppn tries face-saving tactic by fielding another Dalit

As the clock ticks for election of the 14th President of India  on July 17 the war of words between the political parties in the country has dominated the political landscape of the nation even as the race to field Dalit candidates ...Read More

Assam boy brings laurels to state, awarded with medals at IIT Kanpur!

Guwahati, June 23, 2017: At the 50th Golden Jubilee Convocation of IIT Kanpur, held on June 15 and June 16, Novnit Kashyap from Guwahati brought laurels to the state by getting the Director's Gold Medal for outstanding all-round achievement and ...Read More

Assam man arrested for molesting woman in Kerala!

Guwahati, June 23, 2017: Thampanoor police on Thursday arrested a 29-year-old man hailing from Dhemaji district in Assam on charges of molesting a woman, who has been working as a supervisor in a prominent hotel in the city. The police ...Read More

Assam: Bharatiya Janata Party bags majority in Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council

GUWAHATI, June 23: The winning run of the BJP seems not to end in Assam and this time it bagged majority in the Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council. BJP which leads a coalition government in the state, had won 16 out ...Read More

Assam: Third person electrocuted due to floods in 2 weeks

Guwahati, 22 June, 2017: One man was killed in an incident of flash floods-induced electrocution in the heart of Guwahati as the city reeled under artificial floods due to heavy downpour in the wee hours today. The victim has been ...Read More

Assam CM releases ex-gratia of Rs.6.5 lakh to kin of victim who died of electrocution!

Guwahati, June 22, 2017: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday directed the Kamrup (Metro) district administration to immediately release ex-gratia amount of Rs 6.5 lakh to the next of kin of Dulal Malakar killed in flash flood induced electrocution ...Read More

Northeast India gets its first ever Floating Solar Energy Centre in Assam!

MORIGAON, June 22, 2017 - As of the facts latest to October 2015, at least 300 million of India’s 1.25 billion people live without electricity. This has forced the government to make extra efforts to increase production capacity. While solar energy may ...Read More

Assam’s organized Human Trafficking racket continues to operate unchecked!

She was suave, persuasive and appeared as the saviour of young girls from impoverished families in western Assam. Employment offers from her were hardly refused as it meant more money and a better livelihood. But many among these girls never ...Read More

Assam Floods: Rain disrupts normal life in Guwahati; one dead in electrocution

GUWAHATI, June 22: Several areas of Guwahati were waterlogged by flash floods following heavy rains which have disrupted normal life today with one middle aged man killed in the heart of the city due to electrocution. Heavy downpour since yesterday night ...Read More