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  • Wednesday, June, 2019| Today's Market | Current Time: 10:16:12
  • J&K govt starts ‘Back to Village’ Programme to connect with rural people

    Jammu and Kashmir government has started ‘Back to Village’ Programme from 20th to 27th June 2019, an initiative to connect with the rural people. Under Governor’s Rule, this initiative involves field visits, public interactions, registering of grievances, an inspection of public utilities, holding of awareness camps and other allied activities which were conducted in Trespone […]

    First batch of pilgrims for Amarnath Yatra to be flagged off on June 30

    The first batch of pilgrims for annual Amarnath Yatra will be flagged off on June 30 from Bhagwati Nagar base camp in Jammu. Holy Amarnath Yatra is commencing from Srinagar on July 01. In Jammu and Kashmir, the security in and around the Jammu Railway Station has been strengthened. Senior Superintendent of Police, Railways, Ranjit […]

    Consultation on Trans-Boundary Cooperation for Effective Management of Water

    Preetam BC   Kokrajhar: A two days consultation on Trans-Boundary Cooperation for Effective Management of Water Risks between Bhutan – India was held at Hotel Gaurang in Kokrajhar which concluded Friday. The consultation aimed to strengthen transboundary collaboration and cooperation with Government, CSOs, Academia and others from both the countries with objectives to reduce vulnerability […]

    Railways Not Likely To Move The Elephants For Now

    By Bhupen Goswami Guwahati : The Railways has decided not to transport the four elephants from Assam’s Tinsukia district to Ahmedabad for now due to a 2016 order of the Supreme Court that had ruled out the inter-state transfer of elephants. Earlier, the railways had planned to move the elephants tonight by Brahmaputra Mail Express […]

    Rath Yathra to be held at Jagannath Temple at Ahmedabad : Challenges Move To Transport Four Elephants from Assam

    By Bhupen Goswami Guwahati : A Public Interest Litigation filed in Gauhati High Court on Friday challenges the move to transport four elephants from Assam to Gujarat via rail for parading in the Rath Yathra to be held at Jagannath Temple at Ahmedabad on July 4. The petition filed NGO Avinava Prayash,represented by its Secretary, […]

    Woman Army Officer Sets the Bar Higher, Partakes in High Altitude Patrol in Arunachal On China Border

    By Bhupen Goswami Guwahati : In a truly jaw-dropping display of bravery, Captain Kalpana Kundu, a young Medical Officer of the Indian Army undertook an arduous high altitude Patrol in the mighty Himalayas in Arunachal Pradesh on 20 June, 2019. In this rare feat, the young woman volunteered and accompanied an important patrol in an […]

    Assam Police Arm Themselves with Chili-Grenades to Tackle Crime

    By Bhupen Goswami Guwahati : The Assam Police have armed themselves with an interesting new weapon in their fight against crime: a grenade made using the world’s hottest chili, the ‘bhoot jolokia’. The chili grenades have finally been added to the arsenal of the Assam Police, along with many varieties of tear gas shells. At […]

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi agenda : Meghalaya CM Endorses ‘One Nation, One Election’

    by Bhupen Goswami Guwahati : Meghalaya Chief Minister and National People’s Party (NPP) national President, Conrad K Sangma on Wednesday endorsed ‘one nation, one election’ agenda pitched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. “The idea of ‘one nation, one election’ is good for the nation as it saves expenditure and improves the overall efficiency of the elections,” […]

    Assam Rifles Thwarts Sandalwood Smuggling in Manipur

    by Bhupen Goswami Guwahati : In a major crackdown on smuggling of sandalwood across Manipur, the Assam Rifles, over a period of two days (June 16-18), intercepted two trucks loaded with red sandalwood near the Indo-Myanmar Border and apprehended seven Burmese nationals and four individuals from Churachandpur. These individuals were transporting logs of Red Sandalwood, weighing […]

    More Than 200 Buddhist Refugees to be ‘Pushed Back’ from Mizoram, Bru refugees demand Permanent Resident in Tripura

    by Bhupen Goswami Guwahati : More than 200 Buddhist refugees (Rakhine) from Myanmar, who have been living in Mizoram since November 2017 will be ‘pushed back’ as informed by the officials on Tuesday. The additional secretary in the state’s home department, Lalbiakzama said, “The action has been initiated after a directive was issued from the Ministry […]