Special protection suits have been arranged in Assam's Guwahati for journalists covering the coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic, which has killed at least 68 people in India, infected nearly 2,900.
The Assam government on Saturday directed the schools to provide students with course materials and give them homework through WhatsApp to prevent learning gaps and subsequent dropouts during the closure of educational institutes due to the coronavirus outbreak, officials said.
An election of a different kind has caught the imagination of people in Guwahati with its intense campaign, using traditional outreach methods like banners, posters, festoons and the new age mediums like social media bulk messages, WhatsApp broadcasts and audio-visuals (AVs) and not to forget door-to-door visits campaigns.
At least 400 people in Assam have been quarantined after they came in contact with an American tourist who tested positive for the new coronavirus, Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Sunday.
The Journalists' Forum Assam (JFA) expressed concern on Friday over an incident of alleged eve-teasing of a senior woman journalist near the Guwahati Press Club.
Four-year-old Ivan Goswami was to celebrate his birthday in a big party on Thursday evening but it never happened. He was charred to death along with his seven-year-old brother Ishan in a massive fire at their home in Guwahati.
Superintendent of Police (SP) of a hill district in Assam has been charged under the POCSO Act for allegedly sexually harassing a teenage daughter of another senior police officer at a new year's party.
A GoAir plane had to return to the Guwahati airport in Assam on Monday within minutes of take off after a technical snag was detected, officials said.
The Board, which conducts postgraduate and postdoctoral examinations for the award of Diplomate of National Board (DNB), has postponed the DNB final examination (Theory) scheduled to be held on December 13, 14 and 15 at Gauhati Medical College, Guwahati.
Guwahati University offered unapproved courses putting career prospects of nearly 74,000 students in jeopardy, the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) said in a report.
The Gauhati University has jeopardised the career prospects of nearly 74,000 students and collected Rs 39 crore as enrolment fees from them by offering 21 unapproved courses through its distance learning centre for seven years, the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) has said in a report.
A student from Japan committed suicide at the Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati (IITG) on Thursday. The student wason an exchange programme for three month from Gifu University at Japan.
An elephant, named after slain terrorist Osama bin Laden, that killed five villagers in Assam's Goalpara district has been caught after a massive operation to hunt down the creature, officials said Monday.
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday assured that the state government will provide legal support to those excluded from the final list of the National Register of Citizens of India (NRC).
At least four persons, who were feared trapped inside a pump house after a pipeline carrying water to a hydro-power plant burst in Assam's Dima Hasao district, remained untraced today, more than 24 hours after the accident.