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Assam Cabinet approves setting up of Open space zoo in Silchar

GUWAHATI: The Assam Government has decided to set up an open space zoo at Silchar in Cachar district. The development was announced by Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma after the Cabinet meeting held at Haflong in Dima Hasao district on Wednesday…

Assam, Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh to Witness Scattered Rains and Thunderstorms

Guwahati: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted scattered to fairly widespread light/moderate rainfall over Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura during 20th to 23th January. According to a press release issued by the IMD on Wednesday…

Assam: Sherman Ali to quit Congress

Guwahati:  Suspended Congress MLA  Sherman Ali Ahmed from Baghbar constituency hinted  in no uncertain terms of quitting Congress as he claimed that none of his supporters have advised him to abide by the conditions given by the party. Earlier, Ahmed…

Assam: Rhino slaughtered by Poachers at Kaziranga National Park, first in nine months

Guwahati: Ending the lull in rhino poaching inside the Kaziranga National Park, poachers Wednesday night slaughtered a full-grown rhinoceros and chopped off its horn before making good their escape. This, incidentally, is the first incident of rhino poaching at the…

Assam-Meghalaya border talks: Both CMs to meet HM Shah today

Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and his Meghalaya counterpart, Conrad Sangma, are all set to leave for New Delhi today to submit the respective reports on the inter-state border issue to Union Home Minister Amit Shah. As per sources,…

Covid Alert: Assam logs record 8,339 cases in a single day spike

Guwahati: Assam’s COVID tally has taken a massive spike with more than 8000 cases being reported. In the latest numbers, a total of 8,339 fresh COVID cases have been reported from the state. Out of these fresh cases, 1,929 cases…

Assam, Meghalaya CMs To Meet Shah Tomorrow to resolve decades-old boundary dispute

Guwahati:  Assam Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma and his Meghalaya counterpart Conrad Sangma will meet meet Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday to finalise the draft resolution prepared to end the decades-old inter-state border dispute between the two…

Assam Govt not to announce new restrictions despite record COVID-19 surge

Guwahati:  Despite the record surge in COVID-19 positive cases in Assam, the state government has decided against pressing the panic button and will not enforce newer restrictions.  Assam Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday ruled out imposing fresh…

Assam: AHSEC announces HS exams schedule

Guwahati:  Even as uncertainty looms large, with the onset of the Covid third wave, over keeping campus activities functional through offline mode, the Assam Higher Secondary Education Council (AHSEC) on Wednesday announced the schedule for Higher Secondary (HS) examinations.  The…

Assam: Sonai AIUDF MLA’s praise for CM Sarma raises eyebrows

Guwahati: Sonai constituency’s AIUDF MLA, Karimuddin Barbhuiya, publicly praised Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma and Silchar MP, Rajdeep Roy. The Sonai MLA was attending the foundation stone laying ceremony for the Model Women’s College at Sonai yesterday. Also attending…