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Curd, paneer, other pre-packed & labelled food items to attract GST

Guwahati: Pre-packed and labelled food items like meat, fish, curd, paneer and honey will now attract 5 per cent GST, a tax that will also be levied on the fee that banks charge for the issue of cheques. Earlier, unbranded…

Assam: Rebel Sena MLAs Contributes Rs. 51Lakh to CM’s Relief Fund

Guwahati: Rebel Shiv Sena MLAs from Maharashtra have contributed Rs 51 lakh for the flood relief wok in Assam, where they have been camping since the last week. Shiv Sena Eknath Shinde donated Rs 51 lakh to the Assam Chief…

Locals thank BTC EM Arup Kumar Dey for repairing damage bridge in 7 days

Guwahati: Local people of the Shakti Ashram Khuksi area, Fakiragram in Kokrajhar thanked Bodoland Territorial Council(BTC) Executive Member(EM) Arup Kumar Dey for repairing a bridge in just 7 days that was washed away due to a flood in the region.…

Assam: Surging Siang and Silley river submerge homes in Jonai

Guwahati: The situation has turned grim in Jonai after the surging waters of the Siang and Silley river inundated several households. The rise in water levels has been due to the heavy downpour over the last two days. In fact,…

Mukesh Ambani steps down as Reliance Jio director, Akash Ambani appointed as chairman

Guwahati: The board of Reliance Jio, the telecom arm of oil-to-retail conglomerate Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), has appointed Akash Ambani as its chairman, a regulatory filing stated on June 28. Akash Ambani, the son of RIL chief Mukesh Ambani, had joined…

Udaipur man brutally murdered on camera for supporting Nupur Sharma, two accused arrested

Guwahati: In a Taliban-style shocking incident, a shopkeeper was allegedly beheaded by two men in Udaipur today. The deceased had reportedly shared a social media post in support of Nupur Sharma, a few days ago. According to the news agency ANI,…

Assam floods wreak havoc, death toll rises to 140

Guwahati: As many as five people died due to floods in Assam in the last 24 hours taking the death toll in the state to 140, according to official government data. According to the flood reporting and information management system (FRIMS)…

Assam floods: IAF airlifts 517 tons of relief material in 6 days

Guwahati: The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Tuesday airlifted a total of 517 tons of relief material over the past six days, informed the officials. “Relief Operations by IAF continue unabated day and night. Over the past six days, a…

Maha crisis: Rebel Shiv Sena MLAs to depart from Guwahati today

Guwahati: The rebel Shiv Sena MLAs who were camping in Guwahati for over a week will depart for Goa later in the afternoon today to take part in the Floor test in Maharashtra Assembly scheduled tomorrow. According to the sources,…

Maha crisis: Eknath Shinde visits Kamakhya temple in Guwahati, says ‘ready for floor test’

Guwahati: Rebel Shiv Sena MLA Eknath Shinde along with four dissident legislators on Wednesday morning visited the famed Kamakhya temple in Guwahati and offered prayers. Shinde along with other rebel Shiv Sena MLAs have been camping in a hotel here…