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.
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
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.
With 24 heritage sites identified for protection, Assam’s Directorate of Archaeology opens a new chapter on the state's rich history
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The MLA told reporters outside the House that his suspension reflected the undemocratic attitude of the present government.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.