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TMC workers target Himanta Biswa Sarma & WB BJP chief Dilip Ghosh’s convoy

In a brazen display and abuse of power, activists of the ruling Trinamool Congress in West Bengal attacked NEDA convener and Assam Finance, Health and PWD minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh’s convoy at Khejuri…

Govt to take measures to revamp paper mills: CM Sonowal

Amid the heart-wrenching incident of a Nagaon paper mill employee committing suicide at the mill precints in Jagiroad last week, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal Tuesday said the Governments, both at the Centre and in the State, will take measures…

NH-37 in tatters, Jorhat-bound bus turns turtle at Numaligarh

Wretched condition of many portions of the national highway 37 has been the cause of many road accidents in Assam. In another accident on NH 37, a Jorhat-bound bus (AS 01 HC 9246) from Guwahati overturned on the road at…

12 suspected Rohingyas held in Mizoram

A total of 12 suspected Rohingyas from Bangladesh were arrested in Mizoram for entering the state without valid travel documents, a police officer said on Monday. Eight women and four boys from Bangladesh were taken from a house to Bawngkawn…

‘Fani’ spectre ends, skies clear across Assam

The spectre and panic created by cyclone Fani is now over with the cyclonic storm that led to a trail of destruction and devastation in Odisha and coastal Bangladesh crossed Assam after weakening considerably. Although the cyclone brought along with…

Guwahati-North Guwahati ferry service suspended

The district administration of Kamrup (Metro) has suspended movement of ferries between Guwahati and North Guwahati for two days from Saturday (May 4). The decision to suspend movement of ferries over the Brahmaputra has been taken in the wake of…

Cyclone Fani: Assam evacuates tourists from Puri

Assam, with the help of Northeast Frontier Railway, evacuated many tourists visiting Puri in Odisha since Thursday noon in view of Cyclone Fani, which is to make landfall there Friday morning, officials said. The evacuation started after Assam Chief Minister…

92 mistakes in answer keys of 21 subjects in APSC exam

A total of 92 mistakes have cropped up in the answer keys of 21 of the 22 subjects of the Assam Civil Services examination, forcing the Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) to declare the results twice. Because of this anomaly,…

Ugratara idol handed over to temple management

It was a festival-like atmosphere in Jorpukhuri locality of Uzan Bazaar in Guwahati after the Ugratara temple idol, stolen in November last year, was finally handed over to the temple management today (May 2). The idol of ‘Maa Tara’ was…

Special trains to evacuate stranded Assam tourists from Odisha

Amid the alert sounded by the Odisha Governent and by disaster management agencies over cyclone ‘Fani’ which is likely to make landfall tomorrow (May 3), the government has arranged three special trains to evacuate tourists and devotees from Assam who…

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