Assam

‘Fatwa’ that never was against Assam singer Nahid Afreen

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

A fatwa has reportedly been issued by 46 Muslim clerics against Nahid Afrin, a singer from Assam for singing songs against terrorism. The teen singer, who was one of the runner-ups in a reality show, has reportedly been asked to stop singing in public. According to the report Assam police are investigating to see whether the […]

Voting begins for first phase of polls in Manipur

Saturday, March 04, 2017

Voting for the first phase of polling in Manipur covering 38 constituencies began today amidst tight security. 8.30 AM: 10% voter turnout recorded in the first hour of the Manipur first phase elections. Polling began at 7 am and will end at 3 pm, the Election Commission (EC) said. An electorate of 19,02,562 comprising 9,28,573 […]

Nine Passport Seva Kendras to be set up in Assam

Friday, February 24, 2017

Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh today announced nine new Passport Seva Kendras would be set up in Assam soon. According to an official release by Assam Government, Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh announced setting up of new Passport Seva Kendra (PSK) in the state during a discussion […]

Social Media turns a battle ground for this lady who was molested four times

Saturday, February 18, 2017

A 21-year-old girl named Shubh Laxmi  had just been groped and molested by bikers on her way from college for the fourth time. The men should be punished but she did not know how and then she poured her heart out in a Facebook post. According to a report in media, Ms Laxmi has consented to […]

Incidents of heinous crimes on decline in Assam : DGP Mukesh Sahay

Monday, February 06, 2017

Director General of Police (DGP) Assam Mukesh Sahay said the incidents of heinous crimes in the state has come down during 2016. However, cyber crime is on rise in recent times, especially after the government’s thrust on digital economy increased, the top cop said. “Cases of heinous crime in Guwahati and the state in 2016 […]

Assam Rifles escorting tourists attacked, 2 killed

Sunday, January 22, 2017

Guwahati: Suspected militants attacked an Assam Rifles vehicle escorting tourists, killing two personnel and injuring several others near the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border on Sunday. Militants lobbed several grenades targeting the vehicle at Jagun 12th Mile Barabasti on NH-53 bordering Assam’s Tinsukia district in the run up to Republic Day, a defence spokesman said. ALSO READ: R-Day: No […]

I-T Department seizes Rs 2.35 cr new notes in Assam

Friday, December 23, 2016

In the midst of cash crunch in the country, Income Tax Department on Thursday seized Rs 2.35 crore in new notes from Nagaon district of Assam as part of its operations against black money hoarders in the wake of demonetisation. They said a survey was conducted by the sleuths on the business premises of the trader that […]

I-T Dept recovers Rs 2.3 cr from businessman in new currency notes

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Nagaon (Assam): In a major seizure, the Income Tax Department on Thursday recovered at least Rs 2.3 crore cash in new currency notes from a local businessman. According to officials, I-T sleuths raided the house and business entity of Amulya Das, owner of Mahim Enterprises in Nagaon town, on Thursday afternoon. “The counting is not yet […]

Three Army Jawans martyred in encounter with terrorists

Saturday, November 19, 2016

Guwahati: Three soldiers were killed while another was injured in an IED blast in Assam’s Digboi area. The soldiers were travelling in an Army vehicle when the explosion took place. “Three soldiers were killed and another was injured in the explosion,” a Defence spokesperson said. ALSO READ: Trump agrees to $25M settlement to resolve Trump University […]

Two earthquakes in Assam, no report of injury

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Guwahati: Two earthquakes measuring 3.1 and 5.5 on the Richter scale rocked Assam on Tuesday morning, forcing people to rush out of their houses in panic. There was no immediate report of any injury or damage to property due to the tremors, the police said. Met office here said the first quake of 3.1 intensity […]

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