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How Assam fought and restricted the first wave of COVID19, a timeline

The first COVID19 wave did come, but Assam ensured it remained on the shores and did not enter the mainland and spread in the community GUWAHATI: On the first week of March 2020, the state of Assam was busy talking…

Chhaygaon farmer exports Malbhog banana to Dubai

GUWAHATI: Farmers across Assam are experimenting with horticulture crops to reap profits and benefits. Many of these success stories are results of the fire within the individual to do something new and good. One such recent success story is of…

IAS officer arrested for accepting Rs. 1 lakh bribe

Bhubaneswar: Anti-corruption vigilance sleuths on Monday arrested a senior IAS officer after he was caught red-handed while allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs. 1 lakh, official sources said here. The arrested bureaucrat was identified as Bijay Ketan Upadhaya, a 2009…

Footballer Dhanarajan collapses during game, dies

Malappuram (Kerala): Footballer Dhanarajan Radhakrishnan, who represented Kolkata heavyweights Mohun Bagan and East Bengal, died while playing a match in Perintalmanna, Kerala after reportedly suffering a cardiac arrest. Playing a Sevens (seven-a-side) match for FC Perintalmanna against Sastha Medicals FC…

Tourism in Assam loses Rs. 400 crore in the month of December

GUWAHATI: The tourism sector has been badly hit in Assam and the Northeast. The ongoing protests and the recent unrest have resulted in inbound bookings getting cancelled at the last minute. According to sources, the total loss has been projected…

Dhubri enters International arena with starting of new trade route with Bangladesh

GUWAHATI: Good news for Assam and the Northeast, as international trade route from Dhubri to various river ports of Bangladesh has been officially started. On Thursday, the Bangladesh Assistant High Commissioner Dr. Shah Md Tanvir Monsur launched two barges (a…

Leading Academician, Youth Congress President involved in planning Assam Secretariat attack: Himanta Biswa Sarma

GUWAHATI: Assam Finance, PWD and Health Minister, Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma has named a Youth Congress leader for instigating violence outside Assam Secretariat. The minister also disclosed that and a leading academician from Assam was trying to orchestrate the burning…

On this day, Sachin became the leading centurion in Test History

New Delhi [India], Dec 10: It was on December 10, 2005, when legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar broke Sunil Gavaskar’s record to become the leading centurion in the longest format of the game. Tendulkar slammed his 35th hundred in Test, surpassing…

NADA names Suniel Shetty as brand ambassador

New Delhi [India], Dec 10: Bollywood actor Suniel Shetty was appointed as the brand ambassador of the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) on Tuesday. NADA along with the All India Football Federation (AIFF) recently conducted anti-doping awareness workshops for all footballers.…

With CAB likely to be tabled tomorrow, Congress issues whip to Rajya Sabha MPs

New Delhi [India], Dec 10: Congress has issued a three-line whip to its Rajya Sabha lawmakers asking them to be present in the Upper House tomorrow as the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 is likely to be tabled on Wednesday. The…

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