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  • AASU organises protest against OIL

    AASU organises protest against OIL

     By Bhupen Goswami GUWAHATI :The All Assam Students' Union (AASU) on Tuesday staged massive protest across different locations under Oil India Limited (OIL) demanding immediate fulfillment of their 13-point claims. The protesters blocked transportations of any kind of vehicles of Duliajan Oil field...

    Shillong to hold first India International Cherry Blossom Festival

    Shillong to hold first India International Cherry Blossom Festival

    By Bhupen Goswami  GUWAHATI : Come November and you will see Mother Nature in all her glory in Shillong as the Meghalaya capital holds the first India International Cherry Blossom Festival from November 8 to 11. The festival is being organised by the Meghalaya government in collaboration wi...

    Assam CM attends World Food Day programme Govt. to ensure food security through increased production...

    Assam CM attends World Food Day programme Govt. to ensure food security through increased production: CM

    by Bhupen Goswami GUWAHATI : "Government of Assam will work with more resoluteness to ensure food, cloth and shelter for every citizen in the state. These are fundamental requirements without which no one can live a dignified life. The state government is committed to improve the living standar...

    Rights of Arunachal people would not be let down because of Chakma & Hajong refugees: Rijiju

    Rights of Arunachal people would not be let down because of Chakma & Hajong refugees: Rijiju

    Union minister Kiren Rijiju today said the rights of indigenous people of Arunachal Pradesh would be protected and they would not be let down because of Chakma and Hajong refugees. The Supreme Court had in 2015 directed the central government to grant citizenship to Chakma and Hajong refuge...

    Maharashtra: Jalna district faces perennial problem of drought

    Maharashtra: Jalna district faces perennial problem of drought

    The Jalna district of Maharashtra has been facing the perennial problem of drought. Farmers at Delegavhan, Akoldev and 19 villages of Jafrabad Tehsil have joined hands and formed a federation of Agro India Group Farming. This federation of Group Farming has proved to be shot in arm for these farmers...

    People in large numbers from all over world are now adopting Ayurvedic therapies: Ram Naik

    People in large numbers from all over world are now adopting Ayurvedic therapies: Ram Naik

    Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik has said that people in large numbers from all over the world are now adopting Ayurvedic therapies. He also stressed the need to carry out scientific research in the field of Ayurveda in order to promote its therapies on large scale. Mr Naik was speaking at a...

    Kerala : UDF candidate KNA Khader wins Vengara assembly constituency bypoll

    Kerala : UDF candidate KNA Khader wins Vengara assembly constituency bypoll

    UDF (United Democratic Front ) candidate, KNA Khader has won the bypoll in Vengara assembly constituency in Malappuram district in Kerala today. Mr Khader, fielded by Indian Union Muslim league, the second biggest ally of congress led UDF, has won by over 23 thousand votes . 72% polling was...

    CPM does not stand for democracy: Smriti Irani

    CPM does not stand for democracy: Smriti Irani

    Speaking at Janraksha Rally in Alappuzha district of Kerala, Union minister Smriti Irani alleged that law and order in Kerala had "broken down" and the CPI(M)-led state government always sided by those who brings destruction to the nation. Smriti Irani also said that people of Kerala stands ...

    Reviewing India's population policy : No govt jobs in Assam for people violating legal age of marria...

    Reviewing India

    By Bhupen Goswami GUWAHATI : Reviewing India's population policy, People who violate the legal age of marriage will not be eligible for government jobs in Assam, according to the 'Population and Women Empowerment Policy of Assam' which was presented in the last months state Assembly. People ...

    Guwahati Central Jail's warden arrested on charges of drug smuggling

    Guwahati Central Jail

    By Bhupen Goswami GUWAHATI : The warden of Central jail, Guwahati has been arrested by police on Saturday on charges of drug smuggling. The warden identified as Jitumoni Deka has been accused of allegedly carrying out smuggling of drugs inside the jail premises. Reportedly, he used to provid...

    Assam : Army and Udalguri police nab two NIA's 'Most Wanted' NDFB militant

    Assam : Army and Udalguri police nab two NIA

    By Bhupen Goswami GUWAHATI: In a successful joint operation, Udalguri police today got hold of two National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) (S) militants. They were main convicts in the 2014 mass killing of tribal people in the State. The militants were listed as one of the 'Most Wanted'...

    Finer Delegation Meets Hon'ble Chief Minister of Assam

    Finer Delegation Meets Hon

    By Bhupen Goswami GUWAHATI: Federation of Industry & Commerce of North Eastern Region (FINER) made a contribution of an amount of Rs. 10 Lacs to the Hon'ble Chief Minister of Assam, towards the Chief Minister's flood relief fund. The delegation was headed by Shri Pabitra Buragohain, Pres...

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