9 injured in police action in Baghjan

GUWAHATI: Nine people, including four policemen, were injured when security personnel used force to disperse protestors who were allegedly preventing …

Indo-Bangla border village Tukergrgram gets its first ever SHG

GUWAHATI:  Cachar district administration has effectively executed the task of women empowerment in remote areas of the district. During her …

Amit Shah Wants NE flood-free; Assam places joint flood control project proposal

From Sandeep Sharma GUWAHATI: The Assam government has proposed to take up a pilot project for flood control involving Central …

M-level talks to resolve Assam Meghalaya border dispute

GUWAHATI: Giving a positive approach to the long-standing boundary dispute between Assam and Meghalaya, the chief ministers of both the …

40 trafficked children and two adults rescued

GUWAHATI: The Assam government will adopt a State Policy for Rehabilitation of the children who are trafficked and rescued to …

All farmers to get benefits of PM Kisan scheme: Assam Govt

GUWAHATI: The state cabinet on Thursday decided to grant benefit of PM-KiSAN to all farmers having annual patta (eksonia patta), …

Ultra linkman injured in police firing in Assam

From Sandeep Sharma GUWAHATI: An ULFA-I linkman was injured in police firing at Joypur area of Naharkatiya in Dibrugarh district …

Assam tops in PM Kisan scheme corruption: Union Minister

From Sandeep Sharma GUWAHATI: The BJP, which has been boasting of zero tolerance towards corruption, is now forced to admit …

Assam had witnessed 339,412 lightning pulses in 2020: Report

From Sandeep Sharma GUWAHATI: Assam witnessed 339,412 lightning pulses in 2020 as per Earth Networks’ Total Lightning Network findings. Earth …

Jumbo killed in gunfight between timber smugglers and forest guards in Assam

GUWAHATI: A domestic elephant was killed as a result of a gunfight between timber smugglers and forest guards at Joypur …