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Egypt court lists Hamas' armed wing as terrorist group
Cairo, Jan 31 : An Egyptian court Saturday banned Palestinian group Hamas' armed wing, al-Qassam Brigades, and listed it as a terrorist organisation.
Eleven killed in Assam in two road mishaps
Guwahati, Jan 31: : At least eleven people,including a newly married couple, were killed in two separate road mishaps in Assam's Sonitpur district in the wee hours of Saturday, police said.
Assam to set up wildlife museum in Kaziranga
Guwahati, Jan 30 : Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Friday announced that the state government would set up a state-of-the-art interpretation centre and wildlife museum with modern 3D shows at Kaziranga.
Assam moves to raise force to protect rhinoceros
Guwahati, Jan 30 : Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Friday announced that an 1,200 strong Rhino Protection Force will be raised "very soon" to protect the state's world famous one-horned rhinoceros.
Three UALA militants nabbed in Assam
Guwahati, Jan 30 : Security forces apprehended three United A'Chik Liberation Army (UALA) extremists in Assam's Goalpara district along the interstate border with Meghalaya on Friday, officials said.
More Bodo terrorists nabbed in Assam
Guwahati, Jan 29 : Two terrorists and three ground workers of a Bodo militant group, responsible for killing over 75 people in Assam last year, were arrested from the state Thursday.
Three NDFB (S) militants held in Assam
Biswanath Chariali (Assam), Jan. 29 : Three National Bodo Democratic Front (Songbijit) militants were nabbed from the Pabhoi reserve forest in a joint operation by the Assam Police and CRPF.
Two suspected Kuki militants killed, three injured in encounter
Imphal, Jan. 29 : Two suspected Kuki militants were killed and three others were injured in a gun battle between 8 Assam Rifles and the militants at Kadangband in Imphal.
Top NDFB(S) ultra killed in Assam encounter
Guwahati, Jan 28 : : A top leader of NDFB(S) and most wanted extremist of the Assam police was killed in a gun battle with the cops in Kokrajhar district on Wednesday.
Top NDFB(S) ultra killed in Assam encounter
Guwahati, Jan 28 : : A top leader of NDFB(S) and most wanted extremist of the Assam police was killed in a gun battle with the cops in Kokrajhar district on Tuesday.
Assam hikes athletes' incentives for National Games
Dispur/Kolkata, Jan 28 : Medal winners from Assam for the upcoming National Games in Kerala will get higher incentives this year, the state's chief minister Tarun Gogoi said Wednesday.
Top Karbi ultra held in Karbi Anglong
Guwahati, Jan 28 : Two militants belonging to Karbi Peoples Liberation Tiger (KPLT) including its self styled defence secretary were held by security forces in Assam's Karbi Anglong district on Wednesday, police said.
GNLA militant nabbed in Assam
Guwahati, Jan 28 : A hardcore militant belonging to Meghalaya outfit group Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) was apprehended by security forces from Assam-Meghalaya border on Wednesday, officials said.
Anti-leprosy activist since 1948 honoured by Assam
Guwahati, Jan 28 : A 94-year-old social activist, who dedicated his life to fighting leprosy in Assam's Karbi Anglong district since 1948, was Wednesday honoured by the state government.
NDFB (S) militant in connection with Assam massacre held in Bengaluru
Bengaluru, Jan. 27 : Bangalore City Police recently arrested a National Democratic Front of Bodoland (Songbijit) militant who was wanted in connection with the recent massacre in Assam.
Five hardcore NDFB(S) militants apprehended in Assam
Guwahati, Jan 27 : Security forces on Tuesday apprehended five hardcore militants belonging to NDFB(S) including two wanted militants of Assam police from Udalguri and Sonitpur district, officials said.
Assam celebrates 66th Republic Day amidst massive security
Guwahati, Jan. 26 : Amidst a massive security arrangement, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi unfurled the national tricolor on the occasion of the 66th Republic Day at the Veterinary Playground in Khanapara here on Monday.
Pomp, pageantry mark R-Day across India
Jammu/Kolkata/Guwahati/Chennai/Panaji/Imphal, Jan 26 : Republic Day was Monday celebrated across India with gaiety and patriotic fervour, as leaders stressed the need of rooting out corruption and working for development and asked insurgents to shun violence. The day was largely peaceful, barring ...
Assam celebrates R-Day, CM outlines new schemes
Guwahati, Jan 26 : The 66th Republic Day was celebrated across Assam Monday with enthusiasm, with people ignoring threats from militants.
Two blasts in Assam on Republic Day, no injuries
Guwahati, Jan 26 : Suspected militants from the anti-talks faction of the United Liberation Front of Asom Monday triggered two blasts near Digboi town in Tinsukia district.
Low intensity blasts rock Assam, no casualties reported
Guwahati, Jan. 26 : Two low intensity blasts occurred in Digboi town in the Tinsukia district of Assam on Monday morning, despite the tight security for Republic Day celebrations.
Twin blasts rock upper Assam, IED recovered
Guwahati, January 26 : : Twin blasts rocked the oil rich Upper Assam town Digboi few hours ago the Republic Day celebrations on Monday, officials said.
Assam: NDFB(S) militant apprehended from Chirang
Guwahati, Jan 25 : : The Assam police on Sunday apprehended a hardcore cadre of NDFB(S) in Assam's Chirang district, officials said.
Filmmaker Jahnu Barua conferred Padma Bhushan
New Delhi, Jan 25 : Assamese director Jahnu Barua has been named for the Padma Bhushan honour, announced on the eve of the 66th Republic Day.
Five Bodo militants nabbed in Assam
Guwahati, Jan 25 : A joint team of Assam Police and the army Sunday arrested five Bodo militants from a forest area in Kokrajhar district, officials said.
Eight NDFB(S) militants nabbed in Assam
Guwahati, Jan 25 : : Security forces apprehended eight militants belonging to the NDFB(S) and recovered huge cache of arms and ammunition in Assam's Kokrajhar and Chirang district in past 48 hours, officials said.
14 new Assam ministers sworn-in
Guwahati, Jan 23 : Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Friday reconstituted his ministry by inducting 14 new ministers.
New Council of Ministers in Assam sworn in
Guwahati, January 23 : : Assam Governor PB Acharya on Friday administered the oath of office and secrecy to 14 Ministers of the Tarun Gogoi- led Assam government.
Assam ministry will reshuffle tomorrow
Guwahati, Jan 22 : Finally Assam ministry have scheduled to reshuffle on January 23.
Police arrest man for smuggling endangered lizards in Assam
Guwahati, Jan. 22 : Assam police have arrested a man from a railway station in Guwahati for trying to smuggle 15 rare Gecko Lizards.