Twelve from Assam shine in UPSC exam

Twelve from Assam shine in UPSC exam

GUWAHATI: The Union Public Service Commission on Saturday declared results of the prestigious civil services examination. Sources said that 12 persons from Assam cleared the exam. Ira Singhal has topped the exams. Four top position holders are women: Ira Singhal, Renu Raj, Nidhi Gupta and Vandana Rao. Suharsha Bhagat, at rank 5, is top male […]

Himanta ‘deeply distressed’ over false reporting

Himanta ‘deeply distressed’ over false reporting

GUWAHATI: With regards to a news item doing rounds in The Assam Tribune that Assam MLA, Himanta Biswa Sarma met AICC general secretary CP Joshi recently in New Delhi and gave an ‘ultimatum’ on splitting from the Congress camp and floating a new party, Sarma clarified that no such talks took place. Talked 2 Kalyan […]

ASPL quarter-final line-up drawn

ASPL quarter-final line-up drawn

GUWAHATI: With a total of 60 matches which witnessed 173 goals being scored in the group stage matches, the 1st Assam State Premier League’s quarterfinal line-up was drawn along with the trophies being unveiled at a city hotel here today. Ending their group stage campaign on an unbeaten run, Morning Star FC, Diphu will host Tezpur […]

NDFB(S) hideout busted, arms and ammunition seized

NDFB(S) hideout busted, arms and ammunition seized

GUWAHATI: A NDFB(S) hideout at Chirang was busted and a cache of arms and ammunition has been recovered by a joint team of the Army and Assam Police. “Based on specific intelligence regarding presence of large amount of arms cache at Shantipara in Chirang District, a joint search operation was launched by Army and Assam […]

SC irked by Assam-Nagaland border dispute

SC irked by Assam-Nagaland border dispute

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on took a strong note to the submission seeking adjournment of hearing in a 27-year-old lawsuit filed by Assam in its decades-long border dispute with Nagaland. “The issue is of demarcation of boundary and this is going on for last 30 years… We make it clear that no further adjournment […]

Assam: Bandh call turns violent

Assam: Bandh call turns violent

GUWAHATI: A truck was set ablaze by protesters at Sonapur near Guwahati during the 24 hour ban call by various Tiwa organisations. Tiwa organisations have called a 24 hour shut down in demand of holding the pending election of the Tiwa Autonomous Council The shut down by different Tiwa organisations hit life in central Assam. Streets […]

Assam: Nine year old raped, public set accuses house on fire

Assam: Nine year old raped, public set accuses house on fire

GUWAHATI: After a class six girl was brutally raped in Lakhimpur district of Assam,  a nine-year-old girl was allegedly raped by one person at Dhekiajuli in Sonitpur district of Assam on Wednesday. According to family sources, accused Suban Dey raped the girl who is a student of class 4. After the minor girl narrated the incident […]

Assam allegedly sets up Beat House in Arunachal

Assam allegedly sets up Beat House in Arunachal

Arunachal Pradesh has protested against Assam as its Forest department officials have allegedly set up a beat office at Rashaso in Papum Pare district of Arunachal Pradesh on Sunday. Papum Pare Deputy Commissioner (DC) Tai Kaye said in a statement that he along with Superintendent of Police (SP) P N Khrimey and other administrative officials […]