Assam

2 killed as dumper hits bike in Chirang

Guwahati, Dec 21: 2 youth died on the spot after their two-wheeler was hit by a Dumper at Tatkara area of Chirang district on Friday. The sand-laden Dumper bearing registration no. AS26 C 7513 hit a bike with registration no.…

Wild elephant herd enters villages, tea gardens in Dhekiajuli

GUWAHATI, Dec 20: Residents of various villages and workers of tea estates in Dhekiajuli are passing sleepless nights with a herd of wild elephants creating havoc in the locality. The elephant herd, villagers said, entered villages and tea gardens leading…

Mobile Internet services resume in Assam, police cautions people against rumors

GUWAHATI: Mobile internet services resumed in Assam on Friday, ten days after it was suspended following protests and violence in some parts of the state Broadband services, however, resumed from December 17. The Assam Police has cautioned people to use…

Assam govt to submit GoM’s recommendation to Centre for giving ST status to 6 communities

Dispur, Dec 19: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday said that his government would submit the recommendation of Group of Ministers (GoMs) for giving Schedule Tribe (ST) status to six communities of the state to the Central Government within…

High School TET exam postponed in Assam

Guwahati, Dec 20: The Secondary Education Department has postponed the High School Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) exam in Assam for January 19. The exam was earlier scheduled to be held on December 22 but got postponed after Assam recently witnessed…

No one can steal rights of sons of the soil of Assam: CM Sonowal

Guwahati, Dec 20: Amid the ongoing protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said here on Friday that Indian Muslims and people living in the state should not worry as no one can steal their rights.…

Mobile internet to be restored in Assam on Friday (Dec 20)

GUWAHATI, Dec 19: Mobile internet services in Assam will be restored tomorrow, news agency PTI tweeted. Mobile internet was suspended on the evening of Dec 11 after protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (now an Act) turned violent in Guwahati.

Investment outlook hit due to violent protests in Assam: Chandra Mohan Patowary

Guwahati, Dec 18: The Assam government on Wednesday said the positive investment outlook in the state was hit due to violent protests against the new citizenship law. Addressing a press conference, Assam Parliamentary Affairs Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary said the…

Life in Assam back on track as state remains peaceful

Guwahati: Normal life is back on track in Assam with the state remaining peaceful after several days of violent protests against the new citizenship law. The curfew imposed in Dibrugarh has been relaxed for 14 hours since 6 am on Thursday…

NRF announces resumption of 8 long-distance trains

Guwahati (Assam): Northeast Frontier Railway (NRF) on Wednesday announced the resumption of as many as eight long-distance Assam bound passenger trains, which were cancelled in the wake of protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act 2019. The eight trains will run…

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