Guwahati

IIT Guwahati launches four new courses

New Delhi: The Indian Institute of Technology in Guwahati has launched four new courses from the 2019 academic session including three international programmes with Gifu university in Japan. The new programs include M. Tech in Data Science, International Joint Master’s…

Researchers at IIT-Guwahati develop lab grown meat

Guwahati:  Researchers at IIT-Guwahati have developed lab grown meat, which is nutritious and will be a step towards cruelty-free food.  Lab-grown meat will open new vistas towards cruelty-free food thereby saving the environment as well as the animals, said Dr…

Assam State Zoo tickets now available online

Guwahati: Forget long queues at the ticket counters in the Assam State Zoo cum Botanical Garden.  A   visit to the Assam State Zoo will now be a hassle-free affair as the authorities have come up with an online ticketing system…

Assam: First humanoid robot ‘Palki’ serves up delicacies at Guwahati eatery

Guwahati (Assam): Waitress Palki at Guwahati’s Uruka restaurant is the talk of the town! The humanoid robot unveiled at the women-run eatery recently has been a hit with patrons, especially the younger generation who enjoy the novelty of being served…

Rs 1.09 lakh looted from woman in Khanapara in broad daylight

In a sensational and daring broad-daylight robbery, two motorcycle-borne miscreants robbed a woman of Rs 1.09 lakh in Khanapara locality of Guwahati. The incident took place today (Aug 19). The victim, identified as Ranu Saikia of Christian Basti, had emerged…

Kamrup SP Partha Sarathi Mahanta, wife file Rs 200 crore defamation suit against media group

Kamrup SP Partha Sarathi Mahanta and his wife — Assam CID SSP Indrani Baruah – have filed a defamation case amounting to Rs 200 crore (Rs 100 crore each) against a Guwahati-based media group for allegedly publishing and telecasting news…

7 kg cannabis seized from passenger at Guwahati station

Guwahati: About seven kg of cannabis, valued at around Rs 50,000, was on Friday seized from a passenger at Guwahati railway station by the Government Railway Police (GRP). During routine checking of the train around 6 am, a railway staff…

GU girl student’s Facebook post “celebrating Pakistan’s joy” triggers massive row

A female Gauhati University research scholar is at the centre of a massive controversy after a post she made on popular social social networking site Facebook “celebrating Pakistan’s joy” went viral with police taking suo moto cognizance and initiating a…

Hotel employee found hanging, family suspects foulplay

Sensation prevailed at Hotel Rituraj located at Machkhowa in Guwahati after an employee was found hanging inside one of the hotel rooms. Hemen Pathak, hailing from Dimu under Kamrup district, was found hanging in room number 6 of the hotel…

Dance group from Assam rescued in Bihar

Bihar Police have rescued a 10-member dance troup hailing from Assam after they were intimated by Guwahati Police about them being taken to some interior place of that State, apparently against their wishes. The group comprising female dancers, including a…

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