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Guwahati: 101 ft Durga idol gears up to enter 'Guinness book of ...
Guwahati (Assam), September 23 : Amid all the communal discord India is immersed in, a Muslim artist along with his team, is designing a 101-feet tall idol of Goddess Durga, carved out of bamboo sticks, here.

World's tallest bamboo `Maa Durga` idol being made in Assam
Guwahati (Assam) , Sept. 23 : A 100-ft tall bamboo idol of Goddess Durga is all set to enter the Guinness Book of Records as the tallest bamboo sculpture ever made in the world

Raman Singh expresses grief over death of pilgrims in Assam
Raipur (Chhattisgarh) , September 20 : Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Wednesday expressed his grief over the death of two pilgrims who died in a road accident in Assam.

Security forces bust terrorist hideout in Assam
Guwahati (Assam) , September 20 : The Indian Army troops of the Red Horn Division under the Gajraj Corps recently carried out a hugely successful Joint operation along with Assam Police, wherein a terrorist hideout was busted.

Floods in north and shortage of rainfall in southern states to affect ...
New Delhi , September 20, 2017 : The flood fury in states of Assam, West Bengal, Bihar, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh alongside shortfalls in rains in southern states would significantly dent the Kharif crop output with three major foodgrains expected to give a lower harvest of 129.5 million ...

Assam: Two suspects arrested, weapons recovered from Terrang village
Terrang (Assam) , September 19 : In a joint operation carried out by 20 Bn CRPF, the Civil Police and a Special Task Force (STF) in Assam's jamindar Terrang village on Monday, two suspects were held while several weapons including rifles and grenade were recovered.

Assam: BJP member suspended for attending meeting organised for ...
Guwahati (Assam) , September 19 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) executive member from Assam Benazir Arfan was suspended by party after she allegedly attended a meeting organised by an NGO in the state for Rohingya Refugees.

Guwahati: Three die as passenger train hits auto-rickshaw
Cachar (Assam) , September 17 : Three people lost their lives in a gruesome accident, when a Guwahati to Silchar passenger train hit an auto-rickshaw in Srikona, Cachar.

5th Edition of Brahmaputra Valley Film Festival begins in Guwahati
Guwahati (Assam) , Sept 15 : The fifth edition of Brahmaputra Valley Film Festival began on Friday and will continue till September 17.

Jet Airways flight goes off runway after landing at Jorhat Airport
Jorhat (Assam), September 12 : Jet Airways flight from Guwahati to Jorhat on Tuesday veered off the runway, after landing at the destined airport.

'Green Corridor' provided to ailing infant from Assam
Guwahati (Assam) , September 3 : 'Green Corridor' was provided for hitch-free passage of an ambulance carrying a critically ill four-month-old boy from a city nursing home in Guwahati on Sunday.

Women protesters in Assam tonsure head to oppose BJP Govt
Guwahati (Assam) , September 2 : Three women protesters from Swadhin Nari Shakti (SNS) staged a protest against the BJP government in the state by tonsuring their heads in Guwahati on Friday.

Oil PSUs contribute Rs.15 crores towards Assam CM Flood Relief Fund
Guwahati (Assam) , Sep.1 :Seven Central Oil PSUs viz. ONGC, IOC, BPCL, HPCL, GAIL, OIL and NRL, under the administrative control of the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas have contributed Rs.15 crores to the Assam Chief Minister's Flood Relief Fund to aid the flood-affected people of the state.

Slight intensity earthquake in Assam, no loss reported
New Delhi , Sept 1 : A slight intensity earthquake of 3.4 magnitude on the Richter scale rocked Assam's Sonitpur district Thursday night.

NIA arrests member of NDF (Songbijit faction) in connection with ...
Chirang (Assam) , Aug 31 : The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday arrested a member of National Democratic Front of Bodoland (Songbijit faction) in connection with Saralpara incident in Assam.

Bollywood singer Zubeen Garg Strives to Revive back the 85 Years Old ...
New Delhi, , August 31 : With the motto to unite culture and strengthen the ties between different states and to make the youngsters feel homely, the all Assamese Students' Association New Delhi organised its fresher's cum social meet 'Freshtival' 2017 in the most grandeur manner held in the ...

First ever 'Muay Thai' fights and open archery held across Northeast
Jorhat/Shillong (Assam, Meghalaya) , August 31 : Sports have been an integral part of the lives of the residents of northeast India. It helps to uphold the region's age-old traditions. The love of sports in the northeast region can also be seen in their festivals.

Blue Whale Challenge enters Assam: 17-year-old tries to commit suicide
Guwahati (Assam) , August 31 : The 'Whale' has hit Assam's capital city, Guwahati.

AGP urges HM to declare Assam flood as national calamity
New Delhi , August 30 : The Asom Gana Parishnad (AGP), an ally of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), on Wednesday urged Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to declare floods in the state as a national calamity for an efficient treatment.

MP Govt contributes Rs. 2 crore for Assam flood relief
Guwahati (Assam) , Aug 28 : The Madhya Pradesh government on Monday contributed Rs. 2 crore to Assam Chief Minister's Relief Fund for the prevailing flood situation in the state.

Jorhat girl to participate in World Martial Arts Games-2017
Jorhat (Assam) , Aug.26 : Sixteen-year-old Preety Sarkar from Rai Bahadur Lane, Jorhat, recently won a gold medal at the Second National Martial Arts Games, NMAG held in May 2017 at Talkatora Indoor Stadium and has been selected to represent in the Indian Team for the upcoming 11th 'World Martial ...

Assam floods: 13 people dead, 393 villages badly affected in Morigaon ...
Morigaon (Assam) , August 21 : Heavy rains continued to wreak havoc in state Assam as 13 people were declared dead in the Morigaon district, while 393 villages were badly affected by the downpour.

NDRF intensifies rescue ops in flood affected regions
New Delhi , August 18 : The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) teams are on war footing to combat the situation in the flood affected areas of Uttar Pradesh, Assam, Bihar and West Bengal and have fanned out its 126 flood rescue teams so far across the country to help the affected people.

Had meeting with concerned dept to find solution to flood problem: ...
New Delhi , Aug 17 : Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday said that he had a meeting with all the concerned department of the Government of India to find a solution to problems of flood and erosion situation in the state.

1334 people in flood-affected Assam, Bihar, UP rescued by NDRF till ...
New Delhi , August 17 : 119 teams of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) teams have till now rescued 1334 people, evacuated 35000 people and 142 livestock from flood affected areas of Assam, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh.

PM Modi speaks to Assam CM over incessant rains, assures support
New Delhi , Aug. 14 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday spoke to the Chief Minister of Assam Sarbananda Sonowal regarding the incessant rains that has lashed the state.

Floods in Assam
New Delhi, Aug 8: As per information received from State Government of Assam, 29 out of 33 districts have been affected due to heavy rains/ flood/ erosion during this monsoon season. As on 6th August 2017, 84 people have lost their lives and 25.42 lakh people have been affected by the flood.

3.4 magnitude earthquake hit Assam's Kamrup district
Kamrup (Assam) , Aug 07 : A 3.4 magnitude of earthquake hit Assam's Kamrup district on Monday.

Assam: Teacher arrested for posting 'obscene' photographs with student
Katlicherra (Assam) , August 7 : In a shocking portrayal of inappropriate behavior, the police on Sunday arrested Faizuddin Laskar, a teacher who earlier posted obscene pictures with his student online.

Assam Forest Dept. to construct highlands for animal protection
Guwahati (Assam) , Aug 5 : The forest department authority of the Kaziranga National Park has informed that over 105 animals were killed in floods which affected Assam.