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Land pattas to 40,000 landless indigenous Assamese families this month: CM Sonowal

GUWAHATI: The Sarbananda Sonowal government in Assam will provide land pattas (rights) to landless indigenous Assamese people. The chief minister will distribute the land pattas to 40 thousand landless indigenous families on 28th January. The decision was made after today’s review…

In tears, children of Assam paper mill employees ‘beg’ in streets to highlight plight

GUWAHATI, Jan 2: They haven’t seen any celebration in their houses for a long long time. And, this year, the situation has only been worse; so much so that children — both school and college students —- have been forced…

Goalpara: Villagers welcome 2020 with Horse Race in Goalpara

Guwahati: Every year on the first day of English New Year people in Goalpara, Assam get ready for a traditional horse race. Organised by the people of Tetelibari area of Nagarbera village under Goalpara district, the horse race sees participants…

Tezpur woman murder: Police still in dark

GUWAHATI: Though it has been over 24 hours of the brutal killing of a housewife by a gang of dacoits in Tezpur, police is still groping in the dark to nab those involved in the crime. Despite promises of speedy…

Assam: Eight dead in bike accidents on the first day of new year

Guwahati: Eight people have been killed in accidents on the first day of the new year in Assam. Nagaon, 2 dead Two students who were returning home on a motorcycle after the new year party on Wednesday night met with…

Interest of indigenous Assamese won’t be compromised at any cost: Sarbananda Sonowal

Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday asserted that there will be no compromise with the interest of the indigenous Assamese at any cost due to the new Citizenship law. “The government has given suggestion to the Central government,…

Assam engineer missing in Saudi Arabia, claims family

Dibrugarh: An Assam engineer employed in Saudi Arabia has reportedly gone missing since December 28, when he had last contacted his family before boarding a flight to India. Pankaj Chutia, 31, who works as health safety engineer in a Saudi…

Assam woman shines in ship manufacturing business

Guwahati: At the moment she is the only female entrepreneur in Assam dealing in the ship manufacturing business. Meet Assamese businesswoman Anjali Borah who has set an example for many as she shines in the ship construction business in the…

Kumar Sanjay Krishna takes charge as Assam chief secretary

Guwahati: Senior IAS officer Kumar Sanjay Krishna on Tuesday took charge as the chief secretary of Assam. Krishna, a 1985 batch IAS officer, took over the charge from Alok Kumar in a brief ceremony held at the latter’s office chamber…

Devotees throng Kamakhya Temple to offer prayers on New Year’s day

Guwahati: Devotees on Wednesday thronged the Kamakhya Temple in Guwahati to offer their prayers on New Year’s day. People were seen standing in long queues waiting for their turn to perform rituals. “It is the first day of the year…

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