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Pradhan launches road show for small oilfields' auction, farmers' ...
Guwahati, June 25 : Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday said that the central government will start the global bidding process for 12 small oil and gas fields in Assam along with 55 others even as Assam's prominent farmers' body Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) ...
ETV launches News 18 Assam/NorthEast channel in Assam
Guwahati, June 25 : ETV news network has launched one regional channel by the name of News 18 Assam/North East.
In two years Tripura, Assam border with Bangladesh to be totally ...
Agartala, June 24 : India is working towards completion of the entire border with Bangladesh by next two years time, said here a top official engaged with the fencing work.
Rs 80,000 cr to be invested in petroleum sector in Assam: Dharmendra ...
Guwahati, June 24 : Union Minister of State (independent) Petroleum and Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday said that 1,30,000 crore investments would take place in the petroleum sector out of which Rs 80,000 crore will be invested in Assam alone by 2030.
Centre to help Assam in claiming oil royalty: Pradhan
Guwahati, June 24 : Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday said that the central government will extend all possible help to Assam in claiming its oil royalty of Rs. 1450 crores, which was due.
Assam, NE will be made hub of petroleum products: Pradhan
Guwahati, June 24 : Union Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday said the ministry is trying to make Assam a hub of petroleum products for Bhutan, Bangladesh and Myanmar.
Assam CM directs BDOs to build 2 lakh IAY houses within two months
Guwahati, June 23 : Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal asked the Block Development Officers prepare a list of poor persons in consultations with the local MLAs and submit the list within 15 days to the Panchayat and Rural Development Department.
RPF rescues 44 trafficked children from trains in Assam
Agartala, June 23 : The Railway Protection Force (RPF) of the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has rescued 44 children from trains in Assam while being trafficked and arrested 485 persons for various crimes last month, a release said here on Thursday.
Pak hasn't been a 'responsible nuclear state': BJP
Guwahati (Assam), June 23 (ANI): Dubbing the recent report on Pakistan's involvement in North Korea's nuclear programme as 'very serious', the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday said it proves yet again that the Islamabad has not been a 'responsible nuclear state'.
Assam CM inaugurates Ambubachi Mela
Guwahati, June 22 : Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday inaugurated and dedicated a camp to the service of the pilgrims of Ambubachi Mela near Kamakhya Railway Station in Guwahati.
Lakhs throng Kamakhya temple
Guwahati, June 22 : Lakhs of devotees from various parts of the country and abroad thronged the Kamakhya temple here in Assam to take part in the annual Ambubachi fair that started on Wednesday.
Assam CM instructs officials to take all measures to protect rhino
Guwahati, June 22 : : Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday directed the DCs and SPs to take all possible measures to protect the rhinos.
Assam CM toughens measures to check rhinos' poaching
Guwahati, June 22 : Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday asked the Deputy Commissioners and Superintendents of Police to take all possible measures to protect the one-horned rhinos.
Assam to set up yoga centres in all 300 blocks
Guwahati, June 21 : Assam on Tuesday celebrated the second International Yoga Day along with the rest of the world with the state government announcing that at least one yoga development centre will be set up in each development block.
Army to conduct flood relief exercise in Assam's Guwahati
Guwahati, June 20 : The Indian Army will carry out an exercise for flood relief in an urban setting in Guwahati from June 28 to 30, an official statement said on Monday.
Assam CM presents 'Bishnu Rabha Award-2016' to artists
Guwahati, Jun 20 : Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday presented the 'Bishnu Rabha Award-2016' to veteran artist Girish Chandra Borah and dance exponent Bipul Das at a function organised on the occasion of 47th death anniversary of Bishnu Rabha at Rabindra Bhawan.
APSC chairman contradicts Assam CM Sonowal
Guwahati, June 20 : Two days after Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal suggested that the Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) declare the results of the state civil services examination three hours after holding the viva voce, the APSC Chairman on Monday said it was impossible and he is yet ...
Over Rs 3 crore recovered from a vehicle along Assam-Meghalaya, three ...
Guwahati, June 20 : : Meghalaya police on Monday recovered over Rs 3 crore from a vehicle and nabbed three persons, who allegedly involved with illegal drugs trade at Pilingkata area, outskirts of Guwahati.
Weaker protection, ambiguous draft wetland rules: Experts
Kolkata, June 20 : Wetland conservation experts in West Bengal and Assam have dubbed the Draft Wetlands (Conservation and Management) Rules, 2016 as "considerably weaker" and "ambiguous" compared to the 2010 version in terms of offering protective measures to the wetland ecosystem.
Assam elections: Polarisation over Bangla immigrants led to BJP ...
With the dust settling on a raucous election campaign and with a new regime taking the reins in its hands, an analysis of the Assam poll results becomes apparent. The passing of the baton from a well-entrenched Congress to a debutant (in the state) BJP should be seen as nothing less than a ...
Divyang students to get free admission in govt. institutes in Assam
Guwahati, June 19 : The newly formed Assam Government on Sunday announced free admission for Divyang students in government institutes.
BJP-led Assam govt uses computerised lottery to post 7234 teachers
Guwahati, June 19 : : The newly formed BJP-led Assam government had used computerised lottery to post 7234 regular lower primary teachers in the 10 districts in the state.
Poachers killed second rhino in past 7 days in Kaziranga
Guwahati, June 19 : Poachers continued its killing spree in Assam's Kaziranga National Park (KNP) as another one horned rhinoceros was killed at the world heritage site on Saturday night and fled with its horn, officials said on Sunday.
Rhino killed in Assam's Kaziranga park
Guwahati, June 19 : Poachers killed a one-horned rhino inside the Kaziranga National Park in Assam and took away its horn, officials said on Sunday.
Assam panel to study Yellow River management to stop floods: CM
Guwahati, June 17 : Assam has decided to set up an expert committee to visit China to study the management of the Yellow River to replicate it for taming the Brahmaputra river in the state and help control floods and soil erosion.
Assam's expert committee to study China's Yellow River Management ...
Guwahati, Jun 17 : To control the Assam's flood and erosion problem, the state government has decided to constitute an expert committee, that will be sent to China, to study the Yellow River (Huwang He) Management Strategies to replicate the same in Assam for taming River Brahmaputra and use it as ...
Police foils ULFA(I)'s attack in oil rich Upper Assam
Guwahati, Jun 17 : Assam cops foiled a major attack prepared by Paresh Baruah led ULFA(I) targeting a BJP office and police station in Upper Assam's Dibrugarh district after apprehending a hardcore militant of the outfit group on Thursday night, police said on Friday.
Jisha murder case: Accused sent to judicial custody
Aluva (Kerala) June 17 : An Assamese youth, who was arrested in connection with the murder of law student Jisha, was on Friday remanded to 14 days' judicial custody. However, the victim's father has demanded a CBI investigation into the case.
Kerala student rape and murder: Migrant labourer from Assam arrested
Thiruvananthapuram, Jun 16 : The police have arrested a migrant labourer from Assam in connection with the rape and murder of a Dalit student in Ernakulam district of Kerala, media reports said.
Assamese man nabbed in murder of Kerala Dalit woman
Kochi/Aluva (Kerala), June 16 : A 23-year-old Assamese man has been arrested in the rape-murder of a Dalit woman law student in Kerala that grabbed national headlines for the sheer brutality of the April 28 crime and became a hot political issue during the state assembly elections.