Assam

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 […]

13 killed in terror strike in Assam

Friday, August 05, 2016

In recent updates from the state of Assam, terrorists have opened fire on civilians, killing at least 13 people and injured 18. The terrorists were dressed in outfits of the Indian Army. While one or two terrorists have been neutralised, it is believed that the rest are on the run and the security forces are […]

Oil PSUs to invest Rs 6,000 cr in Assam in FY’17

Friday, June 24, 2016

Public sector oil firms will invest Rs 6,000 crore in Assam during the current financial year on various activities, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today said. “In this fiscal, Rs 6,000 crore investment will be made in Assam by all public sector oil firms. This amount will be invested for implementing various plans, including capacity expansion. […]

Kamakhya Temple door closes for Ambubanchi Mela

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Guwahati,(PTI): The main door of the famed Kamakhya Temple here closed for four days from today with devotees from across the country and abroad thronging the sacred seat of ‘Shakti’ cult atop the Nilachal Hills on the occasion of the annual Ambubachi Mela. The temple will remain closed for devotees till June 25 and will […]

News Mobile Assam Daily

Monday, June 20, 2016

Assam Governor’s message on International Day of Yoga Guwahati : Asserting that yoga is a science which plays a vital role in physical and mental well-being of a person, Assam Governor P B Acharya said time should be taken out by people to practise the ancient exercise form. “Yoga is not a religion. It is a […]

14 Assam constituencies record more than 90% turnout

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

In what can be termed as a positive development, there was a record turnout of  more than 90 per cent voters who exercised their franchise in 14 constituencies in Assam in the second and final phase of just concluded Assembly polls. Overall a high voter turnout of 84.72 per cent was recorded in the Assembly […]

BJP’s Assam Vision Document promises crackdown on infiltration

Friday, March 25, 2016

Making the issue of illegal immigrants in Assam as a major poll plank, BJP on Friday promised to ensure sealing of Indo-Bangladesh border in its ‘vision document’ unveiled in Guwahati as it accused Chief Minister Tarun Gogi of encouraging infiltration and destroying demography. “Congress tried to destroy and change the demography of the state by […]

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