Assam: Despite SC’s ban; traditional buffalo fights still continues in Ahatguri

Assam: Despite SC’s ban; traditional buffalo fights still continues in Ahatguri

GUWAHATI, January 16, 2018: Assam traditional buffalo fight, despite Supreme Court’s ban was organized on Monday. The buffalo fights are usually organized as a part of the age old tradition in Magh Bihu. In the year 2014, Supreme Court had passed an order prohibiting all animals’ races and fights, thereby directing the Animal Welfare Board […]

Assam: Seven injured in road mishap at Kokrajhar

Assam: Seven injured in road mishap at Kokrajhar

GUWAHATI, January 16, 2018: Seven laborers sustained injury in a road mishap while travelling in a mini truck  from Bilashipara in Dhuburi on Monday. The incident took place in the Kokrajhar where the vehicle bearing registration no. AS 18A-1526 met with an accident near Shyamaguri forest in MK Road. The injured were rushed to the hospital. As […]

Assam: Female rhino shot dead in Kaziranga National Park

Assam: Female rhino shot dead in Kaziranga National Park

GUWAHATI, January 15, 2018: A female rhino was shot dead by poacher at the Assam’s Kaziranga National Park, a UNESCO declared World Heritage site on January 15, a senior Forest department official said. Two gunshots at around 9:10pm at night was heard by the forest guard at Daflang camp under Bagore range of Kaziranga National […]

Assam: Mega projects of new terminal buildings to start at Guwahati airport

Assam: Mega projects of new terminal buildings to start at Guwahati airport

GUWAHATI, January 14, 2018: State-owned AAI plans to have a national strategy for airports development and formulation of model concession agreements amid growing passenger traffic, which is expected to touch 322 million in 2018-19, according to its chairman Guruprasad Mohapatra. Pursuing ambitious expansion plans, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) is preparing to commence “mega […]