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Sarbananda Sonowal


Govt must help build resilience against recurring floods, put warning systems, long-term mitigation measures in place

June 24, 2022 8:56 am

A growing body of literature shows that walled structures are ill-equipped to tackle floods, especially at a time when climate change is complicating the state's hydrology. Assam's flood management data shows that it needs to take such studies seriously.

Tripura signs MoU with IWAI to set up inland waterways terminal at Srimantapur to boost Indo-Bangla connectivity

February 15, 2022 9:23 pm

Union Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that favourable foreign policy and development initiatives undertaken in northeastern India have made way for improved relations with neighbouring and ASEAN countries.

Makar Sankranti is an occasion to celebrate surya namaskar

January 14, 2022 8:26 am

🔴 Sarbananda Sonowal writes: When performed on a regular basis, the surya namaskar improves physical vitality and immunity and helps maintain mental balance in a fast-changing world

Number of non-active minor ports highest in Gujarat: Data tabled in LS

December 30, 2021 2:17 am

There are 28 non-active ports in Gujarat and they account for over 32 per cent of the total non-active ports in the country.

Delhi confidential: Indian embassy in Lebanon screened Kangana Ranaut-starrer ‘Manikarnika’ to celebrate India@75

January 04, 2022 2:07 pm

🔴 With Modi govt pulling out all stops in celebrating Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, Indian embassies are going to great lengths to organise events as part of the programme to commemorate 75 years of independence.

Centre will give full support to develop Loktak lake as top tourist destination: Union Minister Sarbananda Sonowal

December 04, 2021 9:04 pm

"We all have an important role to play in the development and promotion of Loktak Lake as one of the most important tourist destinations in the world," the minister said during his visit to the lake in Bishnupur district on Saturday.

Container issue taken up, will address it: Sarbananda Sonowal

November 15, 2021 8:13 am

During a day-long visit to JNPT here, Sonowal also said a committee under the Additional Secretary in the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways, with representatives from other related ministries, is looking into the matter.

Ayush Sarbananda Sonowal wants export target reach Rs 3 lakh cr by 2022

October 08, 2021 5:43 am

"The Syama Prasad Mookerjee Port is a pride of India and plays an important role in the nation's development," tweeted Sonowal.

Sarbananda Sonowal resigns from Assam Assembly

September 28, 2021 4:42 pm

Sonowal, a two consecutive term MLA from Majuli seat, was elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha on Monday.

Union Minister Sarbananda Sonowal elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha

September 27, 2021 6:37 pm

With this, the ruling BJP's strength in the Upper House from Assam increased to three, while its ally Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) has one member in the Rajya Sabha.


Cracks on roads, shattered windowpanes, broken walls: Images of Assam earthquake

April 28, 2021 8:19 pm

An earthquake of 6.4 magnitude hit Assam this morning, causing widespread damage in the state.

Assam floods submerge large parts of Kaziranga park, animals taken to safe places

July 14, 2017 12:53 pm

The rain forced over 48,483 people to shift to 208 relief camps in 16 worse affected districts. Around 2,498 villages are presently under water and over 1.4 lakh hectare crop area has been affected.

Sonowal sworn in as Assam CM, says 'will make the state free from illegal migrants'

May 24, 2016 8:12 pm

BJP MLA Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday took oath of office at Khanapara in Guwahati, creating history for the party.


40 lakh people left out of Assam NRC: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:20 pm

What does it mean for 40 lakh people to be left out of the Assam NRC? Let's put the number in perspective. Take a look in today's News in Numbers.