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  • Former minister Gautam Roy and former Congress Rajya Sabha MP Santius Kujur join BJP

    By Bhupen Goswami Guwahati : Congress stalwart, former State minister and six-time MLA Gautam Roy and former Congress Rajya Sabha MP Santius Kujur today joined the ruling BJP here. Assam Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) secretary and former president of State Youth Congress Hiranya Bhuyan also joined the ruling party during the event held at the […]

    North-east to be rubber producing hub : 2nd Largest Producer Tripura to Get its Own Rubber Clone

    By Bhupen Goswami Guwahati : Farmers in the North East are taking to natural rubber cultivation in a big way. The seven states of the region, with 26 % of the total rubber plantations in the country, together produce 65,708 tonne of rubber. Tripura will soon be having its own Rubber clone — Rubber Research […]

    Northeast rebel groups urge people to boycott Independence Day, observe ‘general strike’

    By Bhupen Goswami Guwahati : Several insurgent groups from the Northeast have appealed to people to boycott the Independence Day celebration and observe a “general strike” on August 15.Co-ordination Committee (CorCom) and United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA-I) in a joint statement boycott of the Indian Independence Day to be celebrated on August 15 and […]

    ULFA-I Using Social Media to Whip Up Anti-National Sentiments Ahead of Independence Day

    By Bhupen Goswami Guwahati : In recent times, social media has become the most accessible platform for hatemongers and militant organizations to spread their messages due to its wide reach and ease of use. As a result, organizations like ISIS have used the cyber space as a recruiting platform and also as a means of […]

    Awareness meeting against witch-hunting held

    Preetam BC Kokrajhar : A social awareness meeting against the superstitious belief of witch-hunting (daina/daini) was held today at Jornagra Part-I village in Kokrajhar after a five member family were outcast and ordered to leave the village on the suspected of practicing black magic on August 8 last. The meeting was jointly organised by the Kokrajhar Circle Office, Social Welfare Office, Police administration […]

    Post flood awareness prog on ex-gratia grant, JE cum health mela

    By Preetam BC   Kokrajhar : With the objective to create awareness the general public,  a “Post Flood Awareness Programme on Ex-Gratia Grant and Japanese Encephalitis-Cum-Health Mela” was held today on 10th August 2019 at Saralpara Field under Kokrajhar District.   Organized by The People’s Aid, a Kokrajhar based NGO in collaboration with District Legal […]

    Raja Govinda Chandra Aarsh Gurukulam distributes flood relief

    By Anup Biswas   Haflong  : The managing committee of Raja Govinda Chandra Aarsh Gurukulam Dayanand Durg wasaikhong Diyungbra Dima Hasao District Assam India and Param Mitra Manav Nirman Sanstha New Delhi  in collaboration with the Dimasa People’s  Council Kampur committee Nagaon  and Dimaraji wah (Bamboo) Society  NGO Diyungbra Dima Hasao District  jointly distributed relief […]

    NCHAC CEM appeals not to use polythene in villages

    By Anup Biswas   Haflong  : The Chief Executive Member, N C Hills Autonomous Council Debolal Gorlosa appealed villagers not to use the polythene bags and to maintain cleanliness in the villages in order to make the villagers aware of Government’s water conservation campaign ‘Jal Shakti Abhiyan’ on Saturday.   CEM Gorlosa accompanied by EM […]

    Rescue & relief operations underway on war footing in flood-hit Kerala, Maharashtra and Karnataka

    Rescue and relief operations are being carried out on a war footing in rain and flood-hit Kerala, Karnataka and Maharashtra. A red has been issued in 8 districts of Kerala. Official sources said 42 people have died due to heavy rain and landslides. Over one lakh people are taking shelter in relief camps in the […]

    Six arrested in witch-hunting case in Kokrajhar

     by Preetam BC Kokrajhar: Police have arrested six persons in connection with the witch-hunting incident in Kokrajhar where five member of a family in remote village in Kokrajhar district were outcast and ordered to leave the village by 15 August next on the suspected of practicing black magic. Officer in-charge of Kokrajhar police station J […]