Assam: Increasing crime against women- ‘181-Sakhi’ to the rescue?

Assam: Increasing crime against women- ‘181-Sakhi’ to the rescue?

Guwahati, Mar 30, 2018 The Assam government today launched a women’s helpline to tackle the recent spurt in crime in the state. Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal launched the ‘181-Sakhi’ toll free women helpline at a programme held in Janata Bhawan today. READ |Assam: Reang people of Hailakandi cry for justice after authorities’ apathy to their […]

Assam CM urges people to work for corruption-free, terrorism-free state!

Assam CM urges people to work for corruption-free, terrorism-free state!

Guwahati, January 19, 2018: Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday said that people of the region will have to come forward for a corruption-free, terrorism-free, pollution-free, green and harmonious Assam. Sonowal, who was addressing the opening event of the closing ceremony of All Bodo Students Union (ABSU) year long golden jubilee celebrations at “Banaswr Fwthar”, […]

Assam Government to build 83,000 houses for weaker sections of society!

Assam Government to build 83,000 houses for weaker sections of society!

Guwahati, January 12, 2018: The Assam government announced that it would build 83,000 houses in urban areas under the Affordable Housing Policy for the financially weaker section of the society . Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has ordered the Urban Development Department to prepare the policy as soon as possible. An official release stated, “Government of […]

Assam’s age old bell-metal industry sees new hope in the era of Sonowal-led government!

Assam’s age old bell-metal industry sees new hope in the era of Sonowal-led government!

Guwahati, January 11, 2018: After being in a pathetic condition for a long time with scarcity of raw materials, deplorable health conditions of artisians and other problems, the bell metal industry in Assam is all set to see change with help of Assam government. Despite being an important part of Assamese tradition, bell-metal industry has […]

EDUCATION | Assam publishers to launch four-day strike against free distribution of textbooks

EDUCATION | Assam publishers to launch four-day strike against free distribution of textbooks

Guwahati, December 19, 2017: The Assam Publishers and Book Sellers Association on Monday announced a four-day statewide strike against free distribution of textbooks starting on Wednesday. More than three lakh booksellers, wholesalers and publishers will be affected by the decision to provide free textbooks to the government run-institutions, said Dibrugarh committee president, Srikanta Bharali. He […]

Assam: Brahmaputra’s increased turbidity brings China into the forum of discussion with India

Assam: Brahmaputra’s increased turbidity brings China into the forum of discussion with India

Guwahati, December 14, 2017 External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj has told Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal that the matter of the Brahmaputra’s turbidity has been raised with China for a “pragmatic and exhaustive” study to find out the real cause. Sudden increase in turbidity of the Siang and the Brahmaputra has triggered concern in both […]

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