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Israel should withdraw forces from Gaza immediately: Hamas
Gaza, May 5 : Al-Qassam Brigades, the Islamic Hamas movement's armed wing, warned on Wednesday that Israel should get its military forces out of the Gaza Strip immediately.

British royals enjoyed Assam visit: High Commission
Guwahati, May 4 : The British High Commission has expressed its gratitude to the government and people of Assam for making the visit of royal couple, Prince William and his wife Kate, to Assam a success.

BJP govt. in Assam may disturb communal harmony: Baptist Church Pastor
Guwahati (Assam), May 4 : Azi-Ul Haque, the pastor of Guwahati Baptist Church, has said that communal harmony will be disturbed in the state if the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) comes to power.

Disrupted rail services in northeast may resume by May 6
Silchar/Agartala, May 3 : Rail services between the rest of India and southern Assam, Tripura, Manipur and Mizoram that have been suspended for the past one week following heavy landslides may resume by Friday, officials said on Tuesday.

Trial passenger train from Silchar enters Tripura
Dharmanagar (Tripura), May. 3 : The first broad gauge passenger trial train from Assam's Silchar railway station entered Tripura's Dharmanagar station on Monday after the conversion work was completed recently.

Seventh rhino poached in Kaziranga, four forest department staff ...
Guwahati, May 2 : One more rhino has been killed by poachers in Kaziranga National Park in Assam according to media reports on Monday, which has taken up the number of rhinos killed in Assam to eight in 2016 alone.

Assam CM Gogoi discharged from hospital
Guwahati (Assam), May 2 : Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi was discharged on Monday from the Gauhati Medical College and Hospital after being treated for stomach-related problems.

Assamese short film TEZ selected at 69th Cannes International Film ...
Guwahati , May 2 : An Eastern Green Pictures production, Assamese language short Film TEZ has been selected under the Short Film Corner section at the prestigious 69th Cannes International Film Festival (Festival de Cannes) which will be held from May 11th to May 22 at Cannes, France.

WTI secures corridor for elephants as villagers voluntarily relocate
New Delhi/Guwahati, May 2 : A leading nature conservation organisation, the Wildlife Trust of India (WTI), said that its efforts to create an elephant corridor in the Karbi Anglong district of Assam has met with success after villagers of Ram Terang voluntarily relocated out of the corridor.

Another rhino killed by poachers in Kaziranga
Guwahati, May 2 : One more rhino has been killed by poachers in Kaziranga National Park in Assam according to media reports on Monday, which has taken up the number of rhinos killed in Assam to eight in 2016 alone.

Jorhat hosts National Amateur Muay-Thai kick boxing championship
Jorhat (Assam), May 1 : Around 180 participants from different states of the country recently participated at the 11th National Amateur Muay-Thai kick boxing championship in Jorhat.

Jorhat hosts National Amateur Muay-Thai kick boxing championship
Jorhat (Assam), May 1 : Around 180 participants from different states of the country recently participated at the 11th National Amateur Muay-Thai kick boxing championship in Jorhat.

Assam CM Gogoi admitted to hospital
Guwahati, April 30 : Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi was admitted to Guwahati Medical College and Hospital on Saturday evening after he complained of stomach pain.

Assamese innovator brightens hope for differently abled
Guwahati, Apr.30 : Innovation is all about creativity and passion to do something different. Swapnanil Talukdar, a resident of Assam, has been in the news for developing a wheelchair that can help differently abled people.

India, Myanmar start joint border patrolling
Shillong, April 29 : Assam Rifles chief Lt. Gen. Harminderjit Singh Sachdev on Friday said India and Myanmar had started joint border patrolling in some stretches of their "unfenced border".

Assam tea growers hope there won't be more rains
Guwahati, April 29 : After pre-monsoon rains hit output in Assam, tea growers are looking up to the weather god ahead of the premium second flush of tea which is due in May-June.

Assam: Bomb blast rocks Tinsukia, 11 sustain injuries
Tinsukia (Assam), Apr.28 : At least 11 people were injured in a bomb blast at Debipukhuri Pachali area of Tinsukia town in upper Assam on Thursday night.

Nine injured in Assam blast
Guwahati, April 28 : At least nine people were injured when suspected militants triggered a blast in eastern Assam's Tinsukia town on Thursday evening, police said.

Assam Congress leader accused of rape, cheating denied bail
Guwahati, April 28 : The Gauhati High Court on Thursday rejected the anticipatory bail plea of Assam Congress leader Pranjit Choudhury, who is missing and reportedly on the run for more than three weeks after being booked for cheating, rape and forcible abortion.

Most wanted ULFA (I) militant killed in Assam encounter
Guwahati, Apr 27 : A most wanted militant belonging to ULFA(I) was gunned down by the army in an encounter in Upper Assam's Tinsukia district on Wednesday, officials said.

Army kills anti-talk ULFA cadre
Guwahati, April 27 : The army on Wednesday shot dead a member of the anti-talk faction of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) in Assam's Tinsukia district.

Nagaland orphanage sports meet held
Dimapur, Apr. 26 : The second Sports Meet of Orphanages and Care Homes organised by the Dimapur District Administration in collaboration with 'Act of Kindness' was held at DDSC stadium on Saturday with Brigadier Brejesh Dhimman of Assam Rifles 6th sector gracing the occasion as the chief guest.

Water management, organic farming find space in poll manifestos ...
Kolkata, April 26 : Effective management of land erosion and water and promoting organic farming are some of the key features in sustainable development and ecological protection agenda showcased in manifestos by political parties, perhaps for the first time, in the fray for assembly elections in ...

Train services between Lumding and Silchar disrupted
Guwahati, April 26 : A bogie of the Poorvattar Sampark Kranti Express derailed on Tuesday in Assam, disrupting train services between Lumding and Silchar. There were no casualties, an official said.

Assam: 14 persons killed, around 1 lakh people affected in ...
Guwahati, Apr 25 : At least 14 people were killed and around 1 lakh people are affected in fresh floods following incessant rains in the past few days in Assam.

Pre-monsoon floods hit Assam, over 40,000 affected
Guwahati, April 24 : Over 40,000 people have been affected and 1,000 hectares of crop land inundated by flood waters following pre-monsoon rains for the past one week in Assam, officials said on Sunday.

Mamata likely to score a pyrrhic victory
The high level of violence in West Bengal during the election campaign - far more than in Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puduchery which are also going to the polls - can be interpreted as a sign of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's nervousness about her party's prospects.

Assam woman found dead in Delhi
New Delhi, April 21 : The body of a 19-year-old woman from Assam was found in a pool of blood near a multi-storeyed residential building on Thursday, police said.

Seven jihadis nabbed in Assam
Guwahati, April 21 : Seven jihadis affiliated to Bangladesh-based terrorist group Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) have been arrested from western Assam's Chirang district, police said on Thursday.

Primed for change, but only 3.2 percent Assamese have Aadhaar card ...
A 65-year-old citizenship issue, reflecting the strains of migration, has resulted in no more than 3.2 percent of Assam's population being enrolled in Aadhaar, India's biometrics-based unique identity system, the world's largest.

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