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Two detained in ‘cattle thieves’ lynching case in Assam

Monday, May 01, 2017

Two people were detained by the Nagaon Police in connection with the mob lynching of two suspected cow thieves and an interrogation is underway. Earlier yesterday, two people were lynched by a mob following suspicion that they were trying to steal cows from a village. The victims, Abu Hanifa (23) and Riazuddin Ali (24) were […]

Assam DSP held for objectionable remarks against women MLA, gets bail

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Anjan Bora was arrested by CID and Assam police on May 25th because of his objectionable remarks against women legislative (MLA) of BJP in the state. According to the sources, he allegedly wrote on facebook that one of the BJP MLA runs a prostitution racket in her office. ALSO READ: […]

PM to inaugurate India’s longest bridge in Assam

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the country’s longest bridge over the Brahmaputra river in Assam on May 24. ALSO READ: India, Sri Lanka sign MoU on economic co-operation The Prime Ministers Office has conveyed to the state government that Modi will visit Assam on May 24 to inaugurate the Dhola Sadiya bridge.The bridge will connect […]

Centre committed to grant ST status to six Assam communities

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

The central government is committed to granting ST status to six communities in Assam and it is working in this direction, Union minister Kiren Rijiju said on Monday. He said this at a tripartite meeting with representatives of the six communities and Assam government held at North block here. “We are committed to granting ST […]

ATM robber arrested in Assam

Friday, April 21, 2017

A man wanted in connection with several ATM thefts has been arrested after locals caught him trying to lift the machine at Na-Ali Dhekiajuli area here, police said today. ALSO READ:More than 50 students hospitalized after suspected food poisoning in Jaypee University in HP The accused along with his gang had broken open the machine […]

Tourists enjoy cycle ride to know Majuli

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Tourists, both domestic and foreign, are travelling in Majuli, the world’s largest river island, on cycle during the ongoing Bihu festival for an eco-friendly culture learning tour. The guests participated in the cycle ride and experienced the life and culture of the people living on the Island by visiting ethnic Mising villages and a farm, […]

Senior journalist Kaushik Deka pens a ‘best seller’ on Baba Ramdev’s life

Monday, April 17, 2017

Senior Journalist Kaushik Deka‘s  “Baba Ramdev Phenomenon: From Moksha to Market” published by Rupa Publications India promises to be a gripping read. Deka has captured the journey of Baba Ramdev in an in-depth analysis of his life. The author of the book, Kaushik Deka is a Senior Associate Editor with India Today. He hails from […]

Assam Government’s new Population policy is not well thought out; claims Congress

Monday, April 10, 2017

Criticising the Assam Government‘s new law for curbing population growth, the Congress Party on Monday said it is not a ‘well thought-out policy’ while asserting that the issue should be discussed in the parliamentary forum for consensus. “Any such law can be enacted on the basis of consensus. Something which is not discussed in any […]

Dalai Lama meets jawan who escorted him to India from Tibet after 58 years

Monday, April 03, 2017

Guwahati : Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Sunday shared an emotional moment with retired havildar of Assam Rifles who escorted him to India during his escape from Tibet in March 1959. A visibly emotional Dalai Lama had a nostalgic moment with Naren Chandra Das at Pragjyoti ITA Cultural Centre at Machkhowa here. He […]

President Mukherjee to inaugurate Namami Brahmaputra

Friday, March 31, 2017

President Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate the festival on the banks of the river, which is considered country’s only male river. Bhutan Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay, Assam Governor Banwarilal Purohit and Arunachal Pradesh Governor P.B. Acharya and Chief Ministers of the states will also attend the inaugural ceremony. Various cultural programmes, traditional sports, Brahmaputra Aarti, exhibition, […]

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