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  • Tata Motors Starts Electric Bus Pilot-Runs In Guwahati

    Tata Motors Starts Electric Bus Pilot-Runs In Guwahati

    Tata Motors has completed trials for electric bus in Shimla and Chandigarh where it ran for almost 165 km and 143 km on a single charge, respectively.

  • Four Arrested For Throwing Stone At Australia Team Bus In Guwahati

    Four Arrested For Throwing Stone At Australia Team Bus In Guwahati

    Four youths were arrested on Sunday for stone-throwing at a bus carrying the Australian T20 cricket team here on October 10 evening, the Assam DGP said.

  • Most Flood-Hit Train Services In Northeast Restored: Official

    Most Flood-Hit Train Services In Northeast Restored: Official

    Railway officials are working round-the-clock to restore breached rail communications following massive floods in Assam, Bihar and West Bengal in August, with most of the railway lines restored, a railway official said today.

  • Retired Armyman BD Mishra Appointed New Arunachal Governor

    Retired Armyman BD Mishra Appointed New Arunachal Governor

    Retired army brigadier Dr B D Mishra was today appointed as the new Arunachal Pradesh governor. He was appointed by President Ram Nath Kovind along with the governors of Tamil Nadu, Assam, Meghalaya and Bihar. Lieutenant Governor for Andaman and Nicobar Islands was also appointed.

  • Toyota Introduces New Etios Cross X Edition For Festive Season

    Toyota Introduces New Etios Cross X Edition For Festive Season

    The Toyota Etios Cross X edition has been launched at a starting price of Rs. 6.78 lakh (ex-showroom, Kolkata). Presently it's only available in the Eastern and North Eastern regions, while Toyota will officially launch the car in other states on September 28.

  • For First Time, Small Tea Growers In Assam To Get Land Rights

    For First Time, Small Tea Growers In Assam To Get Land Rights

    Guwahati: Thousands of small tea growers in Assam will be given land rights for the first time in an attempt to boost production and generate employment, the state government said. “We are committed to providing land rights to an estimated 78,286 small tea growers in the first phase and eventually we hope to grant land rights to all the growers i...

  • Prominent Assam RTI Activist Akhil Gogoi Arrested

    Prominent Assam RTI Activist Akhil Gogoi Arrested

    Assam's well-known RTI activist and farmers' leader Akhil Gogoi was on Wednesday arrested for his alleged role in instigating people to take up arms, police said.

  • Assam Signs MoU With Google to Boost Internet Connectivity

    Assam Signs MoU With Google to Boost Internet Connectivity

    Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said the government would work to provide Internet connections to 26,000 villages and 1,500 tea garden areas in Assam.

  • BJP-Led North-East Political Group To Discuss Election Plans

    BJP-Led North-East Political Group To Discuss Election Plans

    Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah will inaugurate the second meeting of the party-led North-East Democratic Alliance or NEDA in New Delhi on Tuesday. The BJP is looking to perform well in the assembly elections in three states in the north-east

  • Assam Student Admitted In Hospital After Attempting Blue Whale, Parents Alerted

    Assam Student Admitted In Hospital After Attempting Blue Whale, Parents Alerted

    With the online killer game Blue Whale spreading its tentacles fast, Assam Police on Wednesday issued an advisory to parents and elders of families to monitor and regulate the online surfing activity of their children.

  • 'Very Heavy Rainfall' Predicted In 12 States, More Floods Likely

    'Very Heavy Rainfall' Predicted In 12 States, More Floods Likely

    With six states, including Assam and Bihar, already reeling under floods, the government on Tuesday warned of moderate floods in 12 other states as the "extreme to very heavy rainfall" over the next three days is set to sharply increase water levels of 14 rivers and their tributaries

  • West Bengal Floods: 152 Dead, Mamata Banerjee Demands Aid From Centre

    West Bengal Floods: 152 Dead, Mamata Banerjee Demands Aid From Centre

    Around 152 people have died and 1.5 crore hit by the floods in West Bengal said Mamata Banerjee on Monday. The Chief Minister also demanded a central government package for her flood-hit state, on the lines of the grants given to BJP-ruled Assam and Gujarat.

  • Rahul Gandhi To Visit Flood-Hit Areas In Assam Tomorrow

    Rahul Gandhi To Visit Flood-Hit Areas In Assam Tomorrow

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will visit flood-affected areas of Assam on Thursday, two days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi went there.

  • Student Leader Shot Dead In Assam, Chief Minister Rushes Top Cop To Review Situation

    Student Leader Shot Dead In Assam, Chief Minister Rushes Top Cop To Review Situation

    Tension gripped parts of Assam after two unidentified assailants shot dead Lafikul Islam, President of the All Bodoland Minority Students' Union (ABMSU), on Tuesday afternoon.

  • Assam Floods Must Be Declared National Problem: Congress' Ripun Bora

    Assam Floods Must Be Declared National Problem: Congress' Ripun Bora

    Congress's Assam unit chief Ripun Bora on Friday demanded that the floods in Assam be declared a "national problem".

  • Inadequate Cold Storage Facilities For Vaccines In 4 States: Report

    Inadequate Cold Storage Facilities For Vaccines In 4 States: Report

    Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Himachal Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh have inadequate cold storage facilities for vaccines, a Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report has revealed.

  • Centre's Cattle Trade Rule To Be Suspended Across Country: Supreme Court

    Centre's Cattle Trade Rule To Be Suspended Across Country: Supreme Court

    The centre's rules on the sale and purchase of cattle for slaughter will be on hold across the country, the Supreme Court decided today, backing a Madras High Court order for Tamil Nadu.

  • Caught In A Cycle Of Floods And Erosion, Villagers In Assam Lose Home, Hope

    Caught In A Cycle Of Floods And Erosion, Villagers In Assam Lose Home, Hope

    Morigaon, Assam: Once a prosperous farmer, 55-year-old Prafulla Saharia from Assam’s Lengeribori village, 130 km from Guwahati, is left with no land he can call his own. The flood in the state, which has affected over 1,000 villages and killed 27 people, has inundated the two bigha land he owned. A cycle of floods and erosion has forced him to c...

  • Little Help From Government, Say Stranded Flood Victims In Assam

    Little Help From Government, Say Stranded Flood Victims In Assam

    Guwahati, Assam: The tea gardens in the outskirts of Assam are under the flood waters. The labourers who work there have been rendered homeless and jobless. While they have moved into a makeshift shelter on a high ground, have got little assistance from the government. “This high ground where we are staying is actually a cremation ground. We have...

  • Surrounded By Flood Waters, How Villagers Are Coping In Assam

    Surrounded By Flood Waters, How Villagers Are Coping In Assam

    Guwahati, Assam: In a rickety raft made of banana plant trunk, 16-year-old Yashmina Khatun and her siblings rowed for 10 miles to fetch drinking water to their hut. Their village Balimukh in Assam’s Morigaon district, about 60 km away from Guwahati, is submerged in flood waters from an overflowing Brahmaputra and Kolong river. [social_icons] Yash...

  • In Assam Floods, Ravaged Villages Pick Up The Pieces

    In Assam Floods, Ravaged Villages Pick Up The Pieces

    Guwahati, Assam: Nearly 180 km away from Guwahati in Assam, 76-year-old Rahimuddin works as a carpenter in Doboka in Hojai district. For him and many like him, it has become an yearly ritual to pick up pieces of their mud-walled houses which have been ravaged by floods. [social_icons] “We have suffered countless times. The government has not giv...

  • To Bring Down Maternal Mortality, Assam Tea Gardens Get New Mobile Medical Units

    Guwahati: Union Health and Family Welfare Minister JP Nadda on Tuesday launched 80 Mobile Medical Units (MMUs) for Assam’s tea gardens, saying they would make healthcare accessible to the tea garden community. Holding Assam’s identity is synonymous with its tea gardens, Mr Nadda pointed out that the large working labourer population in the tea ...

  • In Goodwill Gesture, Indian Army Reaches Out To Flood-Hit Myanmar Children

    In Goodwill Gesture, Indian Army Reaches Out To Flood-Hit Myanmar Children

    Guwahati: As monsoon rains trigger floods and landslides in Arunachal Pradesh, the Indo-Myanmar border villages are affected the most. Due to inaccessibility to neighborhood, villagers are unable to access essential goods. With schools shutting down, children, especially, face the brunt as they do not get stationery items, the Myanmar Army highligh...

  • Blast In Manipur, One Assam Rifles Trooper Dies

    Blast In Manipur, One Assam Rifles Trooper Dies

    One Assam Rifles trooper was killed and four others were wounded on Thursday when terrorists ambushed the para-military force patrol in Manipur's Ukhrul district bordering Myanmar.

  • Army Officer Killed In Nagaland Encounter, 3 Terrorists Shot Dead

    Army Officer Killed In Nagaland Encounter, 3 Terrorists Shot Dead

    Three terrorists of the Nationalist Socialist Council of Nagaland (Khaplang) and a Territorial Army Major were killed in an encounter in Nagaland's Mon district, a defence spokesman said today.

  • How An IAS Officer Crushes Sterilisation Rumours In Assam's Villages

    How An IAS Officer Crushes Sterilisation Rumours In Assam's Villages

    Bongaigaon, Assam: A rumor that Japanese Encephalitis vaccine leads to sterility spread like wildfire in some of the villages of Assam – a reason enough for the villagers to boycott the vaccination drive which was due this month. Japanese Encephalitis, a mosquito-borne disease, has led to deaths of over 800 people since 2010 in Assam. The deadly ...

  • Blast Kills One Ahead Of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Visit To Assam

    Blast Kills One Ahead Of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Visit To Assam

    One person was killed in an explosion in the tea and oil rich Dibrugarh district of Assam on Thursday ahead of a visit by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate a 9.15 kilometre-long bridge over the Brahmaputra river.

  • SAIL Supplied 90% Steel For India's Longest Bridge

    SAIL Supplied 90% Steel For India's Longest Bridge

    The PSU has supplied around 90 per cent, or around 30,000 tonnes of steel, including TMT, structurals and plates, for the bridge, which has been built on the Lohit connecting Assam and Arunachal Pradesh.

  • Air Force's Sukhoi-30 Jet With 2 Pilots On Board Missing Near China Border

    Air Force's Sukhoi-30 Jet With 2 Pilots On Board Missing Near China Border

    A Sukhoi-30 jet with two Air Force pilots on board went missing this morning near Tezpur in Assam while on a routine sortie near the border with China, Air Force sources have said.

  • Assam Is Taking Steady Steps To Shake Off 'State With Highest Maternal Mortality' Tag

    Assam Is Taking Steady Steps To Shake Off 'State With Highest Maternal Mortality' Tag

    Guwahati: Minjuara Begum religiously visits a medical unit in Assam’s Kamrup (Metro) district on the ninth day of each month with the hope that she delivers a healthy child in six months. Minjuara, 23, had three spontaneous abortions and now carrying her fourth child, she is taking no chances. “My mother-in-law drags me to quacks and occultists...

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