Guwahati News

  • Fire damages British-era building in Assam
    A historical building dating back to the British era in Upper Assam's Jorhat town was partially damaged in a fire on Sunday.
  • Floods hit Assam, over 15,000 affected
    Over 15,000 people across Assam were affected by floods triggered by incessant rains in the last two days, officials said on Tuesday. Water levels of major rivers, including Brahmaputra and Barak, are also rising, they added.
  • Giant hairy spiders spark panic in Assam
    Officials say that colonies of giant biting spiders have attacked the villagers and sparked panic in Assam. But they say that the locals' attempts to treat the painful swelling caused by the bites may be more dangerous than the spiders themselves.
  • Assam guitarists create record for the largest ensemble
    A total of 5406 guitarists entered their name into the Limca Book of Records by simultaneously playing a song by the legendary singer Bhupen Hazarika.The event saw Hazarika's evergreen record "Bistirno Parore" being tuned by people from all walks of life at the Sarusajai Stadium.
  • Miscreants snatch chain from minister's mother
    Unidentified miscreants today snatched a gold chain from the mother of Assam Education and Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma in Kahilipara locality of the city.

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