Assam

Assam government gives assistive devices to differently abled

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Majuli: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and Union minister Krishan Pal Gurjar on Wednesday distributed free aids and assistive devices to 807 differently abled people here to empower them. Speaking at a ‘Samajik Adhikarita Shivir’ programme, the chief minister said, “It has been a constant endeavour of the government to reach out to the differently abled people […]

Rampant killing of Elephants for meat in Arunachal and Assam

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

On May 1 this year a mutilated carcass of a wild tusker was found on the roads of Nagaon, which is 130 km from Assam‘s capital Guwahati. Tuskless dead body was a usual sight, but this came as a surprise to the locals. ALSO READ: New Arunachal assembly building ready “The elephant tusk is known as the […]

Triple Talaq ‘victims’ to get pension in Assam

Friday, May 05, 2017

Assam Education and Health minister, Biswa Sarma said, The government is planning to give pension and will hold skill development programmes to help the  Triple Talaq  ‘victims’ to become self-sufficient and strong. “The skill development will be imparted for all the divorcees and we have proposed special scheme to provide them with pension during this […]

Two suspected ‘cattle thieves’ lynched in Nagaon

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Guwahati: In a first case of cow vigilantes going to the extremes in Assam, a mob on Sunday allegedly lynched two men in Nagaon district suspecting them to be cattle thieves. Senior police officials said the men, aged between 20-25 years, were severely beaten up by the mob, who alleged that they were involved in […]

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, […]

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