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A NSCN (K) and three KLO militants nabbed in Arunachal Pradesh, Assam
Guwahati, Feb 23 : Security forces apprehended a NSCN (K) militant and three Kamatapur Liberation Organisation (KLO) in Arunachal Pradesh and Assam on Thursday.

Retired High Court judge to probe Assam HSLC question papers leak ...
Guwahati, Feb 21 : Assam Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Tuesday said that a retired High Court judge will conduct a probe into the alleged leak of question papers during the ongoing High School Leaving Certificate (HSLC) examination conducted by the Board of Secondary Education, Assam ...

Over 2.49 lakh students to appear in Assam Higher Secondary ...
Guwahati, Feb 19 : Over 2.49 lakh students will appear in the Higher Seconday Examination, 2017, under the Assam Higher Secondary Education Council (AHSEC) which is scheduled to start from Monday.

Security forces nab two GNLA militants along Assam-Meghalaya border
Guwahati, Feb 18 : Security forces apprehended two Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) militants and recovered arms and ammunition in two separate operations in Lower Assam's Goalpara district, officials said.

Assam: State BJP unit lands in trouble after MLA's sex tape goes viral
Guwahati, Feb 18 : The Assam unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) landed in fresh trouble after a sex tape of its legislator went viral, reports said.

Army, Assam police apprehends two GNLA cadres in joint operation
Goalpara (Assam) , Feb.18 : Two Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) cadres were apprehended on Saturday from Goalpara district in two different operations.

Nagaland: Political crisis looms large, rebel NPF legislators camping ...
Guwahati, Feb 18 : At least 40 legislators of Nagaland People's Front (NPF) are believed to have held a secret meeting at a resort in Assam, according to reports on Saturday.

World smallest river island 'Umananda' in Assam attracts overseas ...
Guwahati (Assam) , Feb. 18 : Northeast India is known for its alluring beauty, endowed with rich natural resources. The region is dotted with wildlife sanctuaries and incredible tourist destinations, as well as places of historical interest, folklore, legends and adventure sports.

Assam: Astha circuit train for pilgrims flagged off from Kamakhya ...
Guwahati, Feb 17 : In a bid to connect important pilgrimage destinations of eastern India with north-east at cheapest available rates, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and Union Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohain jointly flagged off Astha Circuit Train from Kamakhya Railway Station ...

Sonowal inaugurates Cancer Hospital in Guwahati Medical College
Guwahati, Feb 17 : Saying that economically weaker cancer patients can now avail quality treatment here in the state, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that newly constructed Cancer Hospital in Guwahati Medical College and Hospital would be able to bring a ray of hope to all those people ...

Sonowal, Nadda launch construction of Dhubri Medical College
Guwahati, Feb 17 : Adding yet another feather to the Assam government's bid to provide accessible, affordable and accountable healthcare delivery system, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, Union Health Minister JP Nadda and State Health Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma launched the construction work ...

People throng in huge numbers at Guwahati International trade fair
Guwahati (Assam) , Feb. 17 : An international trade fair was recently held in Guwahati amid much fanfare where thousands gathered to witness an exclusive array of products from different countries.

Northeast region adopts renewable energy to overcome power crisis
Jorhat (Assam) , Feb. 17 : India's northeast region is endowed with rich natural and energy resources. With an aim to encourage clean energy, northeast has adopted various means of renewable sources to be self-reliant in the energy sector.

Over 3.91 lakh students to appear in this year HSLC, High Madrasa ...
Guwahati, Feb 16 : Over 3.91 lakh students will appear in the High School Leaving Certificate (HSLC) and High Madrasa Examination, 2017 under the Board of Secondary Education, Assam (SEBA), which to be started from Friday across the state.

Karbis have immense contributions to great Assamese society: Sonowal
Guwahati, Feb 16 : Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday said that Karbi Anglong is a district of Assam which is full of potentiality and possibilities.

Another Assam minister comes to support molested girl after facing ...
Guwahati, Feb 16 : Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday came to support the girl, who recently posted molestation details on Facebook which sparked across the state.

Advocate gang beat a Foreigners Tribunal member in Assam
Guwahati, Feb 16 : Police on Thursday arrested four advocates, who allegedly beat a Foreigners Tribunal member in Assam's Goalpara district.

Assam: ULFA terrorist held for blast in Tengakhat
Tengakhat (Assam) , Feb. 16 : In a major breakthrough for the security forces, a United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) terrorist was apprehended in Tengakhat last night for his alleged involvement in a blast in Dibrugarh's Convoy Road on the Republic Day.

Centre cuts Rs 1752 crore grant-in-aid fund to Assam in 2017-18
Guwahati, Feb 15 : While Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma sought more funds for state from the Centre, the state budget for the financial year 2017-18 showed that, Assam will get less fund from the Centre as grant-in-aid in 2017-18 compared to the current fiscal.

Assam govt likely to take legal action against BBC, centre to review ...
Guwahati, Feb 15 : The Assam government is all set to take legal action against British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) and its South Asia correspondent Justin Rowlatt for a recently aired documentary film on Kaziranga National Park.

Assam: Poachers kill another rhino in Kaziranga and remove horn
Guwahati, Feb 15 : : Assam's Kaziranga National Park (KNP) continue to be plagued by poaching as one more one-horned rhinoceros inside the park was killed in the wee hours of Wednesday.

Buli Basumatary's journey: From national champion to street vendor
Chirang, (Assam), Feb. 14 : Buli Basumatary, a woman who now sells oranges in Assam's Chirang has not only been an Archer at the National level, but has also bagged a Gold medal in the National Senior Archery Championship.

Buli Basumatary's journey: From national champion to street vendor
Chirang, (Assam), Feb. 14 : Buli Basumatary, a woman who now sells oranges in Assam's Chirang has not only been an Archer at the National level, but has also bagged a Gold medal in the National Senior Archery Championship.

After suspending AIUDF MLA, Assam assembly Speaker bars Additional ...
Guwahati, Feb 13 : After suspending an All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) legislator for three days from Assam assembly for broadcasting his speech on Facebook live using his mobile phones, the Speaker of Assam assembly on Monday barred the Assam Additional Advocate General from the house ...

Supporting to Rijiju, Assam minister says Hindus not a religion, but ...
Guwahati, Feb 13 : Supporting Union MoS Home Kiren Rijiju's remarks on Hindus, an Assam minister on Monday said that, Hindu is not a religion, but also a culture.

Hindus should not be seen in context of religion but culture: Himanta
Guwahati (Assam) , Feb. 13 : Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sharma on Monday said Hindus should not be seen in a context of a religion but culture.

Third edition of Rongali fest brought out best of Assam as hot ...
Guwahati (Assam) , Feb. 13 : Adventure sports in the riverfront of the mighty river Brahmaputra, accompanied by traditional mask making, dance, music and lip-smacking food from the north eastern states marked the gala opening of the much-awaited third edition of the 'Rongali festival', being held ...

Lawyers are the voice of conscience of the society : Sonowal
Guwahati, Feb 12 : : Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday said lawyers act as the voice of conscience of the society and that is why the lawyers need to be steadfast in their objective to uphold the justice delivery system and maintain rule of law in the society.

Take appropriate action to free Satras land from encroachers : Assam ...
Guwahati, Feb 12 : : Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday directed the all district administration to free the Satras (16th century Vaishnavite monasteries) land from the encroachers across the state.

Sonowal attends centenary celebrations of Asam Sahitya Sabha
Guwahati, Feb 11 : : Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday said that language and literature constitute a core component and bears identity of a nation.