Brahmaputra boat capsize: According to reports, the boat developed a technical glitch following which it collided with a water supply project near Ashwaklanta Temple in the Brahmaputra.
Earlier on August 28, the apex court had said that it could consider a re-verification of 10 per cent of the people who were recently included in Assam's draft NRC, an exercise that could be carried out by an independent team.
According to local police, the car should have taken a turning at a trisection and but instead headed straight — only to fall into the river.
The first attempt to use drones in Kaziranga was in 2013 — a trial run was also done. But the project for starting aerial surveying and monitoring received the Centre’s green signal only in early 2017.
It has been found that the fear about alleged “xopadhora (child abductors)” was the reason behind the assault, two senior police officers said.
"When a movement against mob lynching is going on everywhere, it is an important development for the entire country. We could attach the details of everyone's crime and all the accused were arrested," Assam Director General of Police Kuladhar Saikia said.
Each 2,000 sq feet shelter will accommodate upto 25 children and provide immediate relief to the child through basic services such as nutrition, pyscho-social support, and medical aid.
Former Gauhati University professor Hiren Gohain called for “patience, goodwill among communities and a resolve to understand one another” as a way out of the tense environment in the state.
The lawyer representing them in the high court told The Indian Express that the couple was granted interim conditional bail till September 9. On September 10, they will have to surrender themselves to the Border wing of Assam police in Tinsukia.
Tears flow, hope strains, and separated by bars, family members and inmates cling on to gifts pushed through a grille.
From November 2017 to August 2018, the tigress has killed 39 animals. But for reasons best known to the villagers of Borobazar, she still roams, unscathed and free.
Assam NRC: On August 17, after years as a suspected illegal immigrant, and spending the last four months in a women’s detention camp for illegal foreigners in Kokrajhar, Samiran Nessa was declared an Indian and freed.
Maneka Gandhi said ground level workers inflated the beneficiary lists leading to pilferage and leakage in funds.
Movietonne is Northeast India’s first dedicated online platform to stream local films
A VDP is a primary unit of the Village Defence Organisation (VDO) and assists the police by being the first responders in any emerging situation at the grassroots level.
The Kaziranaga National Park will now have two administrative divisions — a move that can potentially decrease rhino poaching and other illegal activities in the area.
Meet the five girls (and one boy) who are representing Assam at the Asian Games 2018
On Sunday night, Adil Hussain became the first Indian to win Best Actor at the Norwegian national awards in Haugesund. For the Assamese actor, the victory truly proves the one thing he always believed in: that art can transcend all boundaries.
Morigaon Deputy Superintendent of Police Mrinmoy Goswami confirmed the arrest. “The principal said that the national flag was not hoisted at the school by mistake. We are probing into the matter,” he said.
Deben Rajbongshi, 35, was killed and three others were injured in a mob attack at Line No.15 area of the Diplunga Tea estate under the Sootea police station in Biswanath early on Thursday morning.