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Jorhat hosts Friendship Volleyball Tournament
Jorhat (Assam), Dec.19 : A Friendship Volleyball Tournament was recently organized in Jorhat, Assam, for the cause of peace and harmony.
First five-star hotel in India's North East opened in Guwahati
Guwahati (Assam), Dec.19 : The first five-star hotel in India's northeastern region was inaugurated in Guwahati, Assam, recently.
'Gyanodaya Express' to arrive in Assam Saturday
Guwahati, Dec 19 : Gyanodaya Express, an initiative of the Indian Railways to expose students to the history and culture of the northeastern states, will arrive here Saturday.
Two militants gunned down in Assam
Guwahati, Dec 18 : Security forces Thursday killed two cadres of a Meghalaya-based militant outfit in a gun battle in Assam's Goalpara district, close to the inter-state border, police said.
Elephant calf rescued in Assam, reunited with herd
Nagaon (Assam), Dec 17 : An international wildlife NGO in Assam has rescued an elephant calf and reunited it with its herd, an NGO member said Wednesday.
Police arrests two militants in Assam
Tezpur, (Assam), Dec. 17 : Police have confirmed the arrest of two militants of the armed separatist outfit National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) in Assam's Tezpur District.
KFC gets hotter with Assam hot chillies
New Delhi, Dec 17 : KFC is now hotter and spicier! After playing with various chillies, the quick service restaurant has now introduced an option with one of the hottest naturally grown chillies called Bhut Jolokia from Assam.
Assam government spent Rs.9 cr on militants during ceasefire
Guwahati, Dec 15 : The Assam government Monday revealed that it has spent over Rs.9 crore this year on settlement camp for cadres of the militant outfits who had entered into ceasefire agreements with the state and central governments.
Buddhist festival celebrated in Arunachal Pradesh
Itanagar, Dec. 13 : Thervada Buddhists from Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and other parts of Northeast came together recently to celebrate the Poi Lu Fra and Poi Lu Lik festivals.
Anjan Dutta named Congress' Assam unit chief
New Delhi, Dec 13 : The Congress Saturday appointed former minister Anjan Dutta, who was quizzed by the CBI in connection with the Saradha scam, as chief of its Assam unit.
Assam eyes self-sufficiency in onion production
Guwahati, Dec 12 : After becoming self-sufficient in rice production, Assam now plans to achieve self-sufficiency in onion production, state Agriculture Minister Nilamoni Sen Deka said here Friday.
Two rhinos poached in Assam
Guwahati, Dec 10 : Poachers have killed two one-horned rhinos in Assam and taken away their horns, forest officials said here Wednesday.
Trial run of Guwahati-Shillong-Dhaka bus flagged off
Shillong, Dec 10 : The trial run of the Guwahati-Shillong-Dhaka passenger bus service was flagged off Wednesday from Assam's main ciy of Guwahati. The trial run is expected to conclude in Bangladesh's capital city Dhaka Friday.
AGP protests centre's move on land swap with Bangladesh
Guwahati, Dec 9 : Assam's regional party Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) Tuesday held protest demonstrations across the state protesting the central government's decision to hand over Assam's land to neighbouring Bangladesh.
Araang League promotes young footballers of Manipur
By Themthingchon YR, Imphal, Dec. 9 : The first edition of Araang League recently kicked off at Hundung Bakshi ground in Ukhrul district of Manipur under the theme of "For the Good of All". The 10- day long championship is being organized by the Araang league with the partnership of Assam Rifles ...
Nagaland Governor P B Acharya takes additional charge of Assam
New Delhi, Dec. 6 : President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday appointed Governor of Nagaland Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya to take additional charge as the governor of Assam.
Govt. to launch Guwahati-Dhaka bus service
New Delhi, Dec. 6: The government plans to introduce regular passenger bus services to Dhaka from Guwahati in Assam via Shillong in Meghalaya.
Nagaland governor to hold charge of Assam
New Delhi, Dec 6 : Nagaland Governor Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya was Saturday given additional charge of Assam as incumbent J.B. Patnaik is completing his term, a Rashtrapati Bhavan statement said.
Burdwan blast key accused held in Assam
Guwahati, Dec 6 : Shahnur Alom, a Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) militant who is a key accused in the Oct 2 blast in West Bengal's Burdwan district, has been arrested in Assam, police said here Saturday.
Centre proposes another bus service to Bangladesh
New Delhi, Dec 6 : Aiming to strengthen people-to-people contact between India and Bangladesh, the central government Saturday said it plans to introduce regular passenger bus service to Dhaka from Assam's Guwahati via Meghalaya's Shillong.
Burdwan blast: NIA arrests key accused from Assam
Nalbari (Assam), Dec. 6 : The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested one of the key accused in Burdwan blast Sahanur Alom from Nalbari district of Assam.
Burdwan blast key accused held in Assam
Guwahati, Dec 6 : Shahnur Alom, a key accused in the Oct 2 blast in West Bengal's Burdwan district, has been arrested in Assam, police said here Saturday.
Burdwan blast key accused arrested in Assam
Guwahati, Dec 6 : Shahnur Alom, a key accused in the Oct 2 blast in West Bengal's Burdwan district, was arrested in Assam, police said here Saturday.
Congress chief writes to Assam CM on NCERT syllabus
Guwahati, Dec 5 : Congress chief Sonia Gandhi has directed the Assam government to be ready to make representations to the centre to ensure that changes in the NCERT syllabus on the history and culture of the northeast are meaningful if the central government decides to update it as recommended by ...
Foodies satiate taste buds at fest in Guwahati
Guwahati, Dec. 4 : Food lovers thronged the annual Mongolian Food Festival, which is organized during the winters in Assam.
Assam moots free medical treatment for poor
Guwahati, Dec 4 : Assam plans to launch a healthcare policy that will provide free treatment and medicine to below poverty line (BPL) families, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said Thursday.
Ranbir Kapoor, Anushka Sharma offer movie costumes for charity
New Delhi, Dec 4 : Bollywood stars Ranbir Kapoor and Anushka Sharma have pledged to give their movie costumes to help raise funds for redevelopment of flood ravaged Kashmir and Assam.
Two bullet-riddled bodies found in Assam district
Guwahati, Dec 2 : The bullet-riddled bodies of two men were Tuesday found in a village in Assam's Baksa district, causing speculation that they were killed by Bodo militants.
Assam students protest land swap deal with Bangladesh
Guwahati, Dec 2 : A major students' organisation in Assam Tuesday launched a state-wide protest opposing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's statement to go ahead with the land swap deal with Bangladesh.
Modi hasn't fulfilled promises, says Assam CM
Guwahati, Dec 1 : Though the Narendra Modi government has completed six months in office, yet none of his pre-poll promises have been fulfilled so far, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said Monday.