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Guwahati: Over 38,000 people are affected by floods in four districts of Assam, including Kamrup Metro district which comprises Guwahati, where one person died on Thursday after being electrocuted. Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal reviewed the flood situation of the state, with Darrang being theMore
Published 22-Jun-2017 22:06 IST
Guwahati: The famed Kamakhya Temple atop the Nilachal Hills here would be closed for four days from on Thursday on the occasion of the annual Ambubachi Mela.
Published 22-Jun-2017 15:40 IST
Guwahati: One person died in Assam here as incessant rains caused havoc in the city on Thursday morning.
Published 22-Jun-2017 10:46 IST
Guwahati: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal,on Wednesday, said that Assam would be turned into a centre of religious and spiritual tourism, set around Ambubachi Mela and Kamakhya Temple.
Published 22-Jun-2017 07:13 IST
Guwahati: Flood situation in Assam remain critical in four district with 38,000 people still affected in the deluge, even as some areas showed signs of improvement.
Published 21-Jun-2017 19:24 IST
Guwahati: The BJP's alliance partners in Assam - the Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) and Bodoland Peoples' Front (BPF) - have also decided to extend their support to the NDA's Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind, it was announced on Tuesday.
Published 20-Jun-2017 20:17 IST | Updated 20:41 IST
Guwahati : Assam Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Tuesday said that among the many notable contributions by India, Yoga was the most important as it shows the people the path towards divine unity of mind and body.
Published 20-Jun-2017 18:46 IST | Updated 19:19 IST
Guwahati: Major crimes in Assam have come down by more than three per cent during the 2016-17 fiscal though cases of extortion, kidnapping and fake currencies have seen a rise during this period, according to the state police.
Published 20-Jun-2017 10:54 IST | Updated 10:56 IST
Guwahati: Heavy showers have inundated larges swathes of Assam, affecting 60,000 people in six districts following which Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has reviewed the preparedness of district administrations in handling the situation.
Published 20-Jun-2017 10:06 IST | Updated 10:29 IST
Agartala: Two Union minister and Assam Finance Minister would visit Tripura this week, BJP sources said here today.
Published 19-Jun-2017 14:33 IST
Chennai: Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam general secretary Vaiko has urged Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal and union home minister Rajnath Singh to revoke the suspension of IPS officer N Rajamarthandan, who hails from Tamil Nadu.
Published 19-Jun-2017 07:56 IST
Kokrajhar/Darjeeling/New Delhi : The All Bodo Students Union (ABSU) on Saturday supported the 'Gorkhaland' demand and blamed the West Bengal and the Union governments for the present crisis in Darjeeling hills.
Published 17-Jun-2017 18:47 IST
Kokrajhar: Four persons, including a police constable, were arrested in lower Assam's Kokrajhar district for allegedly raping a woman, a senior police officer said on Monday.
Published 12-Jun-2017 15:37 IST | Updated 15:39 IST
Guwahati : The North East region of the country has the potential to become a healthcare hub for South East Asia, Union minister Kiren Rijiju said on Saturday.
Published 10-Jun-2017 19:39 IST
Guwahati: Rubbishing reports of trouble in the Northeast following the Centre's notification on cow slaughter, Union minister Kiren Rijiju on Saturday said nobody was facing any difficulty in the region over the matter.
Published 10-Jun-2017 15:47 IST
Golaghat: A 21-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly raping a teenaged girl at Kurighoria in upper Assam's Golaghat district and sent to jail custody.
Published 10-Jun-2017 17:03 IST | Updated 21:02 IST
Assam: Four men smuggling 75 dogs to Nagaland were arrested, police said. All the dogs were rescued. The animals were being smuggled in a pick-up van when it was spotted by the Samaguri townfolks on Thursday evening.
Published 09-Jun-2017 14:18 IST
New Delhi: Over lakh people have been affected by floods in Assam where 140 villages are under water while four children were killed in a lightning strike in Jharkhand even as heat wave conditions persisted in most parts of the country.
Published 06-Jun-2017 20:40 IST
Guwahati: At least 13,000 people in Assam have been affected by flood, officials said on Sunday. Also, landslides triggered by incessant rain disrupted rail connectivity to the state's Barak Valley region.
Published 04-Jun-2017 11:21 IST
Guwahati: Assam Industry Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary on Saturday highlighted the healthy industrial system in the state and its locational advantage as the centre of south east Asian market.
Published 03-Jun-2017 18:09 IST | Updated 18:46 IST

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