Category Archives: Assam

Assam: 100-hrs bandh paralyses normal life in Dima Hasao

GUWAHATI, June 22: The 100-hour Dima Hasao bandh called by the Indigenous Peoples Forum (IPF) affected normal life in the district. The bandh was called in demand of bifurcation of Dima Hasao district into two autonomous districts with creation of ...Read More

Assam Beauty crowned Mrs World 2nd runners up & Mrs Congeniality in USA

GUWAHATI, June 22 2017: Assam beauty, Rishita Baruah has made the Northeast and India proud again by winning the Mrs. World second runners-up and Mrs Congeniality in the recently held Mrs. World, 2017 held in Seattle, USA. The beauty queen ...Read More

Assam flood situation critical, 38,000 people affected

GUWAHATI, June 22: Situation in the state of Assam remains critical with the flood situation showing no signs of improvement, 38,000 people still affected. As per a report by the Assam State Disaster Management Authority, 1,01,809 people are reeling under ...Read More

Assam: After a decade, Guwahati molestation victim’s nude pictures resurface on UP CM’s fan page!

GUWAHATI, June 21, 2017: In what may be termed as 'Playing Cheap Politics', putting the integrity of a woman at stake for gaining political mileage,  ten years after she was stripped on the streets of Guwahati during a protest rally, ...Read More

Assam: Three killed;several injured in truck collision at Golaghat!

Guwahati June 21: Three persons were killed and as many injured when their pick-up truck carrying newspapers collided head on with another truck in upper Assam's Golaghat district early today, police said. The accident occurred at Sabjuri under Bokakhat police ...Read More

Assam delighted over Narendra Modi’s Yoga with an Assamese Gamosa!

-By Shweta Raj Kanwar June 21, 2017: Known for his dynamism and good communication ability, from attracting the attention of targeted masses to diverting undesired focus,India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi knows it all. Having said that, on International Yoga Day, ...Read More

India sets 24 new world records on International Yoga Day

June 21, 2017: Lauding the success of the World Yoga Day, Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev on Wednesday informed that 24 new world records have been set on the grand occasion. Appreciating the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) efforts to make the ...Read More

Assamese movie gets recognition in Hollywood International Cinefest!

Guwahati, June 21, 2017: An Assamese-language film by National Award Winner Bidyut Kotoky is one of the five movies competing for the Best Foreign Feature film award in this year's Hollywood International Cinefest. Xhoihobote Dhemalite (Rainbow Fields) is a sensitive ...Read More

Assam: IIT Guwahati to mentor IIIT Bhagalpur; set to become functional from August

Guwahati, June 21, 2017: The newly established Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) at Bhagalpur, 109 kms southeast of Patna, will start functioning from August. It will be inaugurated by Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar and Union human resource development ...Read More