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Assam Reports 139 New COVID-19 Cases, 6 Deaths

Guwahati: Assam on Sunday registered 139 fresh cases of COVID-19, taking the active caseload to 2,510. The positivity rate of the state has reached 0.71 per cent. The new cases have been detected out of 19,713 Covid-19 tests conducted in the last 24…

Assam: Diwali celebrations with only green crackers for 2 hours

Guwahati: An order was passed by the pollution control board on the 22nd of October, stating that only Green crackers are to be used for the upcoming festivals, including Diwali. It is further notified that green crackers in comparison to…

CM Sarma campaings for UPPL’s Jolen Daimary, sanctions Rs 10 Cr for construction of new stadium in Tamulpur

Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday announced that the state government will sanction Rupees 10 crore for the construction of a new stadium at Owbari in Tamulpur. Dr. Sarma made the announcement during an election rally…

India, China border issues take time to get resolved due to ‘suspicions’: CDS Rawat

Guwahati : Noting that pending issues with China concerning LAC in eastern Ladakh were being resolved through talks, the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat on Saturday said that there is suspicion between the two countries and the…

China attempting to reduce India’s influence in Myanmar, SEA: Bipin Rawat

Guwahati: There is “omnipresent danger” to the stability of South Asia due to China’s ambitions for power at the global level, Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat said here on Saturday. “China’s ambition of emerging as global power…

Assam Logs 324 News Covid Cases and 3 fatalities

Guwahati: Assam on Saturday registered 324 fresh cases of COVID-19, taking the active caseload to 2,621. The positivity rate of the state has reached 0.81 per cent. The new cases have been detected out of 39,768 Covid-19 tests conducted in the last 24…

Assam CM assures 1 lakh govt jobs within one year for Gossaigaon youths

Guwahati  Ahead of the By-polls, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma announced that 1 lakh students from humble backgrounds will given government jobs within one year in Gossaigaon constituency. He further stated that additional 10,000 families will be added under…

Language unites people, we want undivided India and undivided Assam: CM Sarma

Guwahati: Amid the ongoing language controversy in Assam, Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Saturday that the language should unite people not divide people. Speaking to the media, CM Sarma said, ” I believe that we should work…

Let Barak valley be made a separate state: Assamese litterateur Nagen Saikia

Guwahati: Amid the ongoing language controversy in Assam, eminent Assamese litterateur and former president of the Asom Sahitya Sabha, Nagen Saikia called for the separation of Barak valley from Assam in order to reduce anti-Assamese sentiments. Addressing the media here…

First Passenger Train Via Electrified Territory Reaches Kamakhya From Delhi

Guwahati: In yet another landmark event, the first passenger train via electrified territory has reached Guwahati’s Kamakhya station from Delhi on Friday. Indian Railways in a major infrastructural boost operated the first passenger train with an electric locomotive till Kamakhya…

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