Sanjukta Dutta, Assamese designer Sanjukta Dutta, Dadasaheb Phalke Awards 2018
April 23, 2018 3:44:32 pm

Awarded the “Best Fashion Designer of The Year” at the Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards 2018 held in Mumbai on Saturday, Sanjukta Dutta from Nagaon speaks about the resurgence of the indigenous Assamese silk industry.

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April 23, 2018 9:49:14 pm

Nagaon rape: The police FIR says the girl was gagged, gangraped, doused in kerosene and set on fire on March 23. Victim’s cousin among three accused

Silchar, River Erosion, Cacher District Road Erosion, Barak River, Katigorah
April 21, 2018 5:04:09 pm

Erosion by the Barak River in Assam’s Cachar District damages an entire road and cuts off connectivity to several villages on the Indo-Bangladesh border.

Assam, Ahom Maidam, Charaideo. Archaelogy, Assam's heritage monument
April 18, 2018 4:05:39 pm

With 24 heritage sites identified for protection, Assam’s Directorate of Archaeology opens a new chapter on the state's rich history

Bihu, Axl Hazarika's Goru Bihu song, EDM, Assam
April 17, 2018 8:46:24 pm

Assamese EDM artist Axl Hazarika’s Goru Bihu song to be officially screened at Germany’s 47th Sehsüchte, one of the largest international film festivals in Europe.

Ishu, Ishu Still, Nation Award Winner, Assamese Film, Best Film
April 16, 2018 4:52:15 pm

Utpal Borpujari on his National award-winning film Ishu, witch-hunting and the unusual "reverse trend" where theatre holds more currency than cinema in Assam.

April 13, 2018 6:13:49 pm

How Village Rockstars, shot with a handheld camera over 150 days by an Assamese filmmaker with no formal training, won multiple National Awards, including Best Film, announced today.

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April 12, 2018 7:44:20 pm

A new state-of-the-art terminal for Guwahati Airport is in the works, and will overcome inadequacies of the current one, strengthening the Centre’s Act East Policy and reiterating the Assamese capital’s position as the one true gateway in and out of India's Northeast, and perhaps even Southeast Asia.

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April 12, 2018 9:20:28 am

The incident follows another such incident that came to light on April 9, when a woman was assaulted by a group of men when she was accompanying a male friend to a medical centre in Goalpara district of Assam.

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April 6, 2018 8:03:41 pm

According to the Northeast Frontier Railway, the new service will be jointly flagged off by chief minister of Assam Sarbananda Sonowal and minister of state of Railways Rajen Gohain, from Dibrugarh on Sunday.

Private airline directed to pay Rs 50,000 compensation
March 28, 2018 6:33:34 pm

Rongali Bihu is a festival celebrated in Assam, and marks the beginning of the Assamese new year. It usually falls on the second week of April, signifying the time of harvest.

Assam tea garden lands
March 14, 2018 4:24:08 pm

BJP members Rituparna Baruah and Siddhartha Bhattacharya alleged that tea garden lands are being sold off illegally and demanded a high-level probe into it.

Assam revises wages for private security agency workers
February 28, 2018 10:03:23 pm

The overtime rate shall be twice the ordinary rates of wages which shall be payable for every work in excess of 8 hours in a day and 48 hours in a week. Workers shall be allowed a day's rest every week.

February 23, 2018 9:18:36 pm

The MLA told reporters outside the House that his suspension reflected the undemocratic attitude of the present government. 

February 18, 2018 8:40:59 pm

Altogether 272 INSAS rifles, 954 SLRs, 133 12-bore pump action guns, twenty 9-mm pistols and 91 ghatak rifles that were recently procured by the forest department were handed over to the frontline forest personnels by the chief minister.

Assam to have anti-rape law, more women in police force: CM
February 18, 2018 5:42:48 pm

Sonowal stressed the need of branding the Department and introducing a uniform dress code for the field area employees of the Power Department and a pilot project for the same can be started from April this year.

February 15, 2018 3:19:03 am

Dipankar Bose, Group General Manager of NTPC’s Bongaigaon operation, blames the railways for the problem, saying the railways have not been able to provide rakes to move more quantity of coal to NTPC’s Bongaigaon plant from the Central India Coalfields despite the latter having enough coal.

India’s oldest gas-based fertilizer plant sees fresh hopes for revival
February 14, 2018 4:40:25 am

While the country’s first gas-based fertiliser plant was set up at Namrup in the early 1960s by the Fertiliser Corporation of India, the Namrup plants were bifurcated from the former’s successor Hindustan Fertilizer Corporation Ltd in 2002 to constitute the BVFCL in 2002.

February 12, 2018 5:28:50 am

Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal made a presentation that used geographical distances to project Guwahati as the actual epicentre of growth in Southeast Asia, in the process inviting investors to look at his state as a favourite destination.

Cancer-afflicted children get a home in Guwahati
February 11, 2018 8:48:57 pm

A Guwahati-based NGO that works for cancer patients as well as raising awareness about cancer, the children’s centre has been named Sishu Ashray Sthal.

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