Category Archives: Assam

Assam multi-crore scam: CID quizzes five tax-excise officials

June 20, 2017: A top official of CID said that, the sleuths of CID grilled two tax officials John Sona, Samsul Hoque, deputy commissioner of excise department Pranjal Bora, assistant commissioner Siddhartha Shankar Dutta and excise inspector Madhuparna Das. “All ...Read More

In Northeast India, 63% of Sikkim, more than 5 lakh in Assam speak Nepali language!

By Samudra Gupta Kashyap June 20, 2017: Although West Bengal has the highest number of Nepali-speaking people in India, Sikkim has the highest density. Six of the eight Northeastern states have a higher density than Bengal, where the 10.23 lakh Nepali-speaking ...Read More

Assam: Tea gardens may have to sacrifice an acre of land for Educational institutions!

June 20, 2017: Assam Education and Health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma today said the state government is considering the option of de-leasing one acre of land in every tea garden for setting high schools there. This option is being considered ...Read More

Crowdfunding- A solution to lack of funds amongst Assamese filmmakers!

By Dipankar Sarkar In the past few years, a fresh wave of thematic newness has been observed amongst few filmmakers from Assam who are giving much importance to the treatment of their scripts and discarding the sluggish dramatic representation in ...Read More

Weather warning: Heavy rains to continue lashing parts of Northeast on June 21

GUWAHATI, Jun 20, 2017: While floods and landslides across the Northeastern region of the country is still making headlines, the weather condition is still going to remain more or less the same. During the next 24 hours, vigorous Monsoon conditions are ...Read More

Assam: Major crimes scales down by 3% during 2016-2017 in the state!

Guwahati, June 20, 2017: Major crimes in Assam have come down by more than three per cent during the 2016-17 fiscal though cases of extortion, kidnapping and fake currencies have seen a rise during this period, according to the state police. A ...Read More

Assam: State-based businessman wins ASEAN-India Emerging Entrepreneur award!

GUWAHATI June 19 : State-based businessman Habib Mohammad Chowdhury has won the ASEAN-India Emerging Entrepreneur award in Malaysia at the ASEAN-India Conference. To commemorate its 25th anniversary, the ASEAN-India Business Council (AIBC) organized the ASEAN-India BizTech Expo and Conference in collaboration with the Federation ...Read More

Assam: Gorkhaland Movement inspires Bodos to renew demand for separate state

Guwahati, 19 June 2017: As the simmering tension continues to disrupt normal life in the tourist hotspot Darjeeling in demand of a separate state, in neighbouring Assam the indigenous Bodo tribe has again renewed their demand for a separate Bodoland ...Read More

Northeast CPA demands for a separate Ministry to further development in NE

AGARTALA, June 19 2017: Aiming to accelerate all-round development in the northeast region, the 16th North East Region Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Conference stressed on forming a separate ministry or forum. The conference that was organized at Imphal, Manipur recently, discussed ...Read More