Through the week, as Assam gears up to celebrate the harvest festival of Magh Bihu, the structure, traditionally known as a bhelaghor, has become a prime attraction in the village of Aamonikhali, drawing visitors for photo-ops from surrounding areas.
On Sunday evening, Chandrahar, 104, suffering from a heart disease, who had spent three months in a detention camp for “foreigners” in Assam two years ago, died in his son’s run-down cottage in Boraibasti in Assam’s Cachar district — still a “foreigner”.
Anthrax is a highly infectious zoonotic disease found primarily in herbivorous animals. Following the two deaths, the forest department has launched a vaccination drive and is trying to trace the source of the infection
Bharat Bandh today: Several political parties, including the Congress, Shiv Sena, AAP, DMK, Kamal Haasan's MNM, Left parties, the TMC, and the TRS, have joined ranks with the protesting farmers. NDA constituent RLP has also supported the bandh call.
In October, Arunachal Pradesh became the first state in the country to obtain an organic certification for its kiwis. What led to the emergence of kiwi — a fruit that only grew in the wilderness not long back — as a major cash crop in the state?
Far away from the virus epicentres, Jebisaman and the others had joined the ranks of the countless corona warriors across the country whom The Indian Express is celebrating as part of the anniversary of the 26/11 terror attacks on Mumbai
This is not the first time a tiger has been spotted in this part of Sonitpur district. In 2016 and 2017, two such incidents — involving two Royal Bengal tigers — were reported near the North Eastern Regional Institute of Water and Land Management campus in Tezpur’s Dolabari area.
The Baghjan well blowout led to the death of three people and displaced thousands. Both the state and central governments have ordered high-level probes into it, and the NGT has constituted an expert panel.