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Poachers kill rhino in Kaziranga, horn taken
Guwahati, Oct 21 : Poachers have killed yet another one-horned rhino in Assam's famous Kaziranga National Park, park officials said on Friday.

Chennaiyin FC break NorthEast jinks in ISL 3
Guwahati (Assam) [India], Oct. 21 : Chennaiyin FC broke their Guwahati jinks with a hard-fought 1-0 victory over NorthEast United FC in an absorbing Indian Super League clash at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium, Guwahati, on Thursday.

Protests staged in Assam over district status
Guwahati, Oct 21 : Hundreds of people blocked National Highway (NH)-37 on Friday against the Assam government's revoking its decision to create a South Kamrup district.

BJP 'betrayed' us on Bodoland, say Bodo groups; to revive demand
New Delhi/Guwahati, Oct 19 : Fed up with the "betrayal" by the BJP, major Bodo groups in Assam are determined to go ahead with a 12-hour railway blockade on October 24 to revive the demand for a separate Bodoland state and "expose" the party that rules in the state and Centre.

39 Assam Rifles organises 'motor cycle-cum-gypsy' expedition in Aizawl
Aizawl (Mizoram),[India] Oct. 19 : Keeping with the motto of 'Friends of the Hill People', 39 Assam Rifles personnel have once again expressed their solidarity with the people of Mizoram.

Assam Police to bring riverine areas under surveillance
Azim Ali Char (Nalbari, Assam), Oct 18 : In view of the threat from Islamist militants, the Assam Police on Tuesday started a programme to survey and bring the char areas -- the riverine sand bars, as they are locally called -- of the state under surveillance.

Assam's Bihu dance, symbol of North East's traditional fertility rites
Guwahati (Assam) [India], Oct 18 : It is said that 'Bihu' came into existence in the pre-Aryan era. According to the Assamese solar calendar, the New Year falls on April 14 and that's the beginning of the most popular Bihu festival, which is also known as Rongali Bihu.

Four Assam hospital staff suspended for boy's death
Guwahati, Oct 17 : The Assam government on Monday suspended four staff members of a government hospital for allegedly administering an expired saline to a 12-year-old boy.

Aasu protests move to amend Citizenship Act
Guwahati, Oct 17 : The All Assam Students Union (AASU) on Monday opposed the Centre's reported move to amend the Citizenship Act and warned of an agitation over the issue.

Assam, Nagaland CMs to today hold meeting at Kaziranga
Guwahati [India], Oct. 17 : In a goodwill gesture, Chief Minister of Assam Sarbananda Sonowal and his Nagaland counterpart TR Zeliang will today hold a meeting at Kaziranga.

Over 30,000 people affected by flood in Assam
Guwahati [India], Oct. 16 : In Assam, over 30 thousand people have been affected in flood in Barpeta and Lakhimpur districts.

Ten Bangladeshi nationals deported in Assam
Guwahati, Oct 13 : The Assam government on Thursday deported ten Bangladeshi nationals, including two minors and a woman, through a border checkpost along the India-Bangladesh border in Assam's Barak Valley.

10 Bangladeshi infiltrators to be repatriated today
Cachar (Assam) [India], Oct. 13 (ANI): Following a Union Home Ministry decision, as many as 10 Bangladeshi infiltrators who are currently lodged at a jail here, will be sent back to their country on Thursday.

Keep music out of politics, urge Indian musicians
Mumbai, Oct 12 : Popular composer duo Salim-Sulaiman and Assamese artiste Papon on Wednesday urged people to keep music and musicians away from politics amidst the ongoing unrest between India and Pakistan following the September 18 attack in Jammu and Kashmir.

10 Bangladeshi infiltrators to be sent back
Cachar (Assam) [India], Oct. 12 : As many as 10 Bangladeshi infiltrators, who are currently lodged at a jail here, will be sent back to their country on Thursday after the Union Home Ministry decided about it.

Nagaland, Manipur set to reel under blockades
Imphal, Oct 10 : The strategic National Highway 37 connecting Manipur to Assam is in the coming days set to witness several shutdowns called by various groups to press their respective demands -- spelling difficulties ahead for residents of the northeastern region.

NFR introduces DEMU train service in Assam districts
Guwahati, Oct 7 : The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) is to introduce Diesel Electric Multiple Unit (DEMU) train services on the Dibrugarh-Tinsukia-Ledo-Dangri section from October 8.

Gogoi writes to Modi over dam in Brahmaputra's upper reaches
Guwahati, Oct 3 : Expressing apprehension over China's decision to block a tributary of the Brahmaputra, former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi raised the matter with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying the development is a matter of concern for his state as well as other parts of the region, ...

Orientation programme of Assam legislators begins in Guwahati
Guwahati, Oct 2 : : Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday said that the legislators must be proactive and initiate innovative action for bringing change at the grassroots.

Swaccha Bharat Mission has turned into a Rashtra Dharma: Sonowal
Guwahati, Oct 2 : : Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday said that Swaccha Bharat Mission has turned into a Rashtra Dharma and the people from every corner of the country have started participating into this Mission spontaneously.

Government to stand with the people in their struggle: Assam CM
Guwahati, Oct 2 : : Reiterating the government's commitment to stand with the people in their times of need, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday said that health sector of the state is going through massive transformation and people's health needs will be taken care of by the ...

China has blocked tributary leading to Assam's Brahmaputra river: ...
Hong Kong [China], Oct.2 : China has reportedly taken a step aimed at cautioning India against moving too far in its tussle with Pakistan.

Northeast student community in Delhi bid farewell to Pegu
By: Vangamla Salle and Chandrakala Choudhary, New Delhi [India], Oct.1 : Providing a good education to a daughter was a big dream and the proudest moment for the family when they sent her away to Delhi for further studies having admitted to Miranda College, one of the prestigious women's college ...

Assam CM urges the students to strive for becoming good human beings
Guwahati, Oct 1 : : Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal urged students of the state to strive for becoming good citizens with human values along with excelling in studies.

Assam Police will become a smart police force: Sonowal
Guwahati, Oct 1 : : Informing that the government will make all the police stations in the state smart police stations in a phased manner, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday said that newer challenges are facing the society in modern times and police force will have to adopt ...

Sonowal to release Assam Human Development Report-2014
Guwahati, Oct 1 : : Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal will release the "Assam Human Development Report 2014" and the Vision and Strategic Architecture Document on SDGs, namely, "Assam 2030: Our Dream, Our Commitment" during a function to be held at Assam Administrative Staff College (AASC), ...

Assam: National parks, sanctuaries reopen for tourists today
Guwahati [India], Oct. 1 (ANI): In Assam, all national parks and sanctuaries reopened today for tourists after annual monsoon closure.

Abducted traders untraced, one escape in Meghalaya
Shillong, Sep 30 : One of the nine traders from Assam abducted by militants in Meghalaya, escaped from the militant's captivity, the police said on Friday.

Assam Rifles Major injured in ambush
Imphal, Sep 30 : An Assam Rifles officer was seriously injured when insurgents on Friday ambushed a convoy in Manipur's Ukhrul district.

Assamese Student Association organises free health check up cum ...
By Chandrakala Choudhury, New Delhi [India], Sept 30 : The outbreak of various diseases like Dengue, chickunguniya and malaria in the national capital has affected large number of people, especially youngsters.

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