Bhogali Bihu celebrated across Assam with traditional fervour & gaiety

Bhogali Bihu celebrated across Assam with traditional fervour & gaiety

GUWAHATI, Jan 14, 2018: In Assam, Magh or Bhogali Bihu is being celebrated across the state with traditional fervour and gaiety. People from all walks of life are participating in the celebration of the harvest festival. The Bhogali Bihu celebration begun this morning with the burning of traditional Meji and Bhelaghar made of thatch and […]

Assam: Leader of opposition demands judicial probe into police firing, custodial killing

Assam: Leader of opposition demands judicial probe into police firing, custodial killing

Guwahati, Jan 11,2018: Leader of the Opposition in Assam Assembly, Debabrata Saikia, on Wednesday condemned violence over an alleged custodial death in Darrang district that left one person dead and several others injured in police firing. Terming an inquiry ordered by the government as “inadequate”, Saikia demanded a judicial inquiry. The Congress leader said that firing, […]

Assam: 83,000 houses to be build under new Affordable Housing Policy

Assam: 83,000 houses to be build under new Affordable Housing Policy

Guwahati, Jan 10,2018: Assam government today said it would build 83,000 houses in urban areas for the financially weaker section of the society under a new Affordable Housing Policy. Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal directed the Urban Development Department to prepare the policy at the earliest. “Government of Assam would soon adopt an Affordable Housing Policy in […]

Assam: Youth death trigger protest, four injured

Assam: Youth death trigger protest, four injured

Guwahati Jan 10,2018: Death of a youth in police custody at Dhula in Darrang district in central Assam on Tuesday night, triggered protest on Wednesday morning promoting police to open fire. Two persons were injured in police firing during the protest which protested the death of Hasan Ali, a local youth. Ali, who was arrested on charges of possessing […]

Assam’s Jorhat leads the way in achieving ‘sanitation with equity’ through DAAN initiative

If a Devalaya ensures purity of soul, a Shauchalaya ensures purity of the body. And both of them are required for a person to lead a meaningful life

Assam’s Jorhat leads the way in achieving ‘sanitation with equity’ through DAAN initiative

By Ibankyntiew Mawrie ‘Cleanliness is next to Godliness’ This popular adage has been used and overused by many people who intend to drive home their respective point and in this context, a more inclusive perception which is– Cleanliness doesn’t necessarily restrict to physical clarity but also purity of the mind and soul. Using the same […]