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    6 ULFA militants arrested at Assam-Meghalaya border
    Guwahati, Oct. 22 : Six armed militants belonging to the banned outfit United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) were arrested on Tuesday night in Meghalaya.

    Tarun Gogoi urges Paresh Baruah to join politics
    Guwahati, Oct 22 : Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Wednesday asked the commander-in-chief of the anti-talk faction of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA), Paresh Baruah, to join mainstream politics.

    Nine arrested for branding Assam athlete a witch
    Guwahati, Oct 22 : Nine people, including seven women, have been arrested on charges of criminal conspiracy for branding an Assam athlete as a witch, police said Wednesday.

    An Assam village making firecrackers for over 100 years
    Guwahati, Oct 22 : An Assam village has been making firecrackers for over a 100 years and has now got a logo that will help it distinguish from the hugely popular Sivakasi products.

    Sports Minister calls for report from SAI on Terry Walsh's resignation
    Jorhat (Assam), Oct.21 : Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday instructed his department secretary and the Sports Authority of India (SAI) to submit a report on the cause of National Hockey Coach Terry Walsh tendering his resignation.

    JMB trains Assamese men to carry out attacks: Assam DG
    Guwahati, Oct 21 : Assamese youths have undergone a training under the Islamic terror network Jamatul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) to carry out attacks, Director General of Police (DGP) Khagen Sarma said Tuesday.

    Bollywood unites for flood-hit victims at 'Umeed-e-Kashmir' concert ...
    By Sonam Kochar, New Delhi, Oct 19 : Aamir Khan, Farhan Akhtar, Anupam Kher, Vivek Oberoi along with several other filmstars and music personalities came together for a charity concert 'Hum Hain... Umeed-e-Kashmir' to raise funds for the flood victims of Kashmir and Assam in New Delhi.

    B-Town attends '...Umeed-e-Kashmir' concert
    New Delhi, Oct 19 : From supertstar Aamir Khan to young actors like Sushant Singh Rajput and Parineeti Chopra, several Bollywood stars came together for a concert here to raise funds for the flood victims of Kashmir, Assam and Visakhapatnam.

    ISL boosts business, tourism in Assam
    Guwahati, Oct. 18 : The on-going Indian Super League (ISL) is attracting major attention and the Northeast United FC is one team that has lots of hope riding on them.

    Jammu and Kashmir rehabilitation needs rational approach, proactive ...
    By Jaibans Singh, New Delhi, Oct.17 : India has had a bad year insofar as natural disasters are concerned. The situation of floods and inundation of most parts of the Kashmir Valley, was followed by floods in Assam and Meghalaya in late September. Cyclone Hudhud that struck the coastal areas of ...

    Canada announces fund for flood hit Jammu and Kashmir
    Srinagar, Oct. 16 : Canada's Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Human Rights Deepak Obhrai visited Jammu and Kashmir to announce Canada Fund for local initiatives support to Global Medic which is an NGO providing flood-hit communities with water ...

    Canada announces fund for flood hit Jammu and Kashmir
    Srinagar, Oct. 16 : Canada's Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Human Rights Deepak Obhrai visited Jammu and Kashmir to announce Canada Fund for local initiatives support to Global Medic which is an NGO providing flood-hit communities with water ...

    Assam athlete falls victim to witch hunting, survives
    Guwahati, Oct 16 : An athlete, who brought laurels to Assam in the past, fell victim early this week to witch hunting in Karbi Anglong district but survived the ordeal.

    Captive IAF man rescued in Meghalaya
    Guwahati, Oct 16 : An air force personnel, held hostage in West Garo Hills district of Meghalaya, was Thursday rescued in a joint operation by Assam and Meghalaya police.

    Amitabh Bachchan requests citizens to contribute for Kashmir flood ...
    Ashish Kumar, New Delhi, Oct 16 : Amitabh Bachchan recently came out in support for the flood victims of Kashmir and Assam with a charity campaign called "HUM HAIN... Ummeed-e-Kashmir" in New Delhi. The 72-year-old legendary actor appealed to all the citizens of the country to contribute to the ...

    Musicians to perform fundraiser for Assam flood victims
    New Delhi, Oct 16 : India's well-known musicians like Vishal Dadlani, Shekhar Ravjiani, Papon, Arijit Singh, Indian Ocean and Benny Dayal will come together for a fundraiser gig to be held here Sunday to help flood victims of Assam.

    11 abducted Assamese still untraced
    Agartala/Aizawl, Oct 15 : The 11 Assam people, who were kidnapped by militants Oct 10 from Mizoram along the inter-state border with Tripura, are still untraced, police said Wednesday.

    Anti-national activities go down in Assam: Government
    Guwahati, Oct 14 : The Assam government Tuesday said intensified security measures have led to a steep fall in anti-national activities of fundamentalist forces in the state.

    Make tea the national drink: Assam government
    Guwahati, Oct 13 : The Assam government Monday demanded that tea be accorded the status of the "national drink" and the Tea Board head office be shifted from Kolkata to Assam, the country's most important tea-growing region.

    'Assam youth arrested for terror link had training in Jihad'
    Guwahati, Oct 11 : A day after the arrest of six persons for terror links in Assam's Barpeta district, police said that one of the arrested youth had been asked to work as a sleeper cell and to look for potential Muslim youth to be motivated for Jihad.

    Three militants surrender in Tripura
    Agartala, Oct 11 : Three tribal militants surrendered to the Assam Rifles in Tripura, an official statement said here Saturday.

    Poacher killed in Kaziranga
    Golaghat/Nagaon (Assam), Oct. 11 : A poacher was recently killed in an encounter with the forest guard at Kanchanjuri forest camp under Bagori range of Kaziranga National Park.

    Miscreants arrested with arms in Tripura
    Sanicherra (Tripura), Oct. 11 : Three miscreants were arrested by police along with arms and ammunitions following an encounter at Sanicherra area along the Tripura-Assam border.

    Burdwan blast: Six youths held in Assam
    Guwahati, Oct 10 : The Special Branch of Assam police has arrested six youths from Barpeta district in connection with the Oct 2 blast at Burdwan in West Bengal.

    Haryana school lifts U-17 girls Subroto Cup title
    New Delhi, Oct 10 : Government Girls Senior Secondary School from Hissar, Haryana, lifted the Under-17 girls 55th Subroto Cup International Football Tournament title in their maiden appearance, beating Assam's Kiyang Kasiya Memorial Tribal School 3-0 in the final at the Ambedkar Stadium here Friday.

    'Gamcha' gets a chic twist at WIFW
    New Delhi, Oct 10 : The traditional 'gamcha' (cotton stole), popularly sported by locals in states like Assam, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, got a fashionable twist on day three of the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) spring-summer 2015 here Friday.

    Assam orders probes into police atrocities
    Guwahati, Oct 9 : The Assam government Thursday ordered two separate probes into the distribution of poor quality relief materials and alleged police atrocities on flood-hit people in the state's Goalpara district.

    Four militants killed in Kokrajhar gun battle
    Kokrajhar (Assam), Oct. 8 : Acting on a tip-off, a joint team of the police and the army launched an operation in Assam's Kokrajhar district and killed four National Democratic Front of Bodoland (Songbijit faction) militants after a fierce encounter.

    Assam: Model hospital in Jorhat's Saraibahi area a boon for rural folk
    Jorhat (Assam), Oct. 8 : In order to develop proper health infrastructure, especially in the far-flung rural areas of Assam, a new model hospital is being constructed at Saraibahi area of Assam's Jorhat district under the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) to ensure that the people have access to ...

    Assam school in Subroto Cup final
    New Delhi, Oct 8 : Kiyang Kasiya Memorial Tribal School from Assam entered the final of the Under-17 girls section of 55th Subroto Cup International Football Tournament, beating Charity School from Nagaland 2-0 in a last-four match at the Ambedkar Stadium here Wednesday.

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