Guwahati: Assam government will provide loan to young entrepreneurs for setting up of organic industries in the State, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said on Thursday.
Published 13-Jan-2017 10:30 IST
Guwahati: State Bank of India (SBI) chairman Arundhati Bhattacharya on Thursday said that about Rs 9 lakh crore of close to Rs. 13 lakh crore, which was out of the economic system, has already come back post demonetisation.
Published 12-Jan-2017 21:11 IST
Hailakandi (Assam): Three children, allegedly trafficked and confined as bonded laboures, were rescued in a joint operation from three establishments in Assam's Hailakandi district.
Published 08-Jan-2017 20:36 IST
Guwahati: Stating that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was riding a tiger that he can't afford to deboard now, former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi on Sunday said India was going through an economic crisis and people have lost trust in the financial system.
Published 01-Jan-2017 19:07 IST
Guwahati: Assam government on Friday inaugurated the first Music Archive of the North East for preserving various works of artistes.
Published 30-Dec-2016 15:51 IST
Guwahati: The Assam government is in touch with the Centre to draw up a roadmap for the construction of an international highway connecting India with Bhutan through Assam's Bodoland Territorial Areas Districts, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said on Wednesday.
Published 28-Dec-2016 19:57 IST
Guwahati/New Delhi: Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Sunday flagged off the country's second and northeast's first Humsafar Express between Guwahati's Kamakhya and Karnataka's Bengaluru Cantonment stations.
Published 25-Dec-2016 16:49 IST
Guwahati: Bollywood actress and newly-appointed Assam's tourism brand ambassador Priyanka Chopra on Saturday said that she would show the world how "awesome the state is".
Published 24-Dec-2016 19:24 IST | Updated 21:11 IST
Guwahati: Failing to get any response from the government after repeated requests, villagers of Boro Robi in Dima Hasao district of Assam have constructed a 6-km road on their own, connecting their isolated village to the world. After knocking at the administrations doors for years, the villagersMore
Published 22-Dec-2016 13:06 IST
Guwahati: After being turned down by cricket maestro Sachin Tendulkar, Assam government on Monday said Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra would be the brand ambassador of the state's tourism for two years.
Published 19-Dec-2016 16:28 IST
Guwahati: The opposition Congress in Assam has condemned the move to withdraw National Security Guards (NSG) security cover of former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi and termed it politically motivated.
Published 15-Dec-2016 20:13 IST
Guwahati: The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of Assam Police has recovered over Rs 1.5 crore in new Rs 2,000 and Rs 500 bills from a businessman's house here, police said on Tuesday. The CID official said that the amount was recovered during a raid at the house of Harjeet Singh Bedi on lateMore
Published 13-Dec-2016 10:40 IST
Guwahati: Assam police today raided a local businessman's house here and seized about Rs 1.55 crore in new Rs 2,000 and Rs 500 currency notes.
Published 12-Dec-2016 21:01 IST
Guwahati: State-run energy behemoth ONGC will set up a new 'basin' in Agartala by the end of next year as it looks to focus more on exploration of oil and gas in the North-East region. "We are discussing about setting up a 'basin' in Agartala. Director of Exploration and I visited Agartala aroundMore
Published 11-Dec-2016 12:53 IST
Guwahati: Two soldiers were killed and eight others injured as militants, believed to be from the banned Naga outfit NSCN-K, ambushed a convoy of the Assam Rifles along the India-Myanmar border in Arunachal Pradesh on Saturday, a defence spokesman said. An Assam Rifle spokesman said the attack tookMore
Published 03-Dec-2016 21:26 IST
Guwahati: Assam Public Service Commission Chairman (Incharge) Brig (retd) Ranjit Borthakur today said the Commission would conduct some of the examinations and interviews which "we had to postpone because of reasons beyond our control".
Published 03-Dec-2016 15:36 IST
Guwahati: Bank branches near international borders with Bhutan and Bangladesh as well as interstate boundaries of Assam have been told to remain vigilant about suspicious deposits of large sums of money by militants following demonetisation of high-value currency notes.
Published 01-Dec-2016 07:54 IST
Guwahati: Government-run madrassas in Assam will not be allowed to keep their institutions closed on Fridays and during the month of Ramzan as it is against government rules, state Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has said. However, the madrassas in the state will be allowed one-hour break onMore
Published 29-Nov-2016 17:44 IST
New Delhi: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday termed the BJP's win in one Lok Sabha and one Assembly seat in Assam as the "mandate" of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decision to demonetise the Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 notes.
Published 22-Nov-2016 18:28 IST
New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday spoke to Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal after suspected militants fired at an army convoy in Tinsukia district leaving three soldiers dead and one injured.
Published 19-Nov-2016 13:25 IST

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