Padmashri Jadav Payeng attends interactive session on climate change at Assam down town University

Guwahati, June 9: A day-long interactive session on Climate Change was organized by Assam down town University to celebrate World Environment Day. The Guest of Honour at the session was Padmashri Jadav Payeng, popularly known as Forest Man of India.…

CM Sarma Overwhelmed to receive response for Assam Flood Relief Fund

Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday expressed his pleasure at receiving numerous donations and queries to the CM Relief Fund. The Assam CM had earlier initiated a fund for relief works to be undertaken in flood-affected…

Entry to religious institutions should only be allowed after a certain age, says Assam CM

Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday said that entry to religious institutions like Madrasas should only be allowed at an age at which students can make their own decisions. Talking to media persons in the national…

Assam CM accuses Rahul Gandhi of encouraging ‘separatist elements’ by describing India as Union of States

GUWAHATI:  Assam Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday said Congress leader Rahul Gandhi is “encouraging secessionist elements” by describing India as a Union of States, and that there is no difference between him and an insurgent group United…

Madrassas should cease to exist: Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma

Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma has once again backed his move to dissolve all government-run madrassas and convert them into general educational institutions. While speaking at a media conclave by RSS-linked weeklies Panchjanya and Organiser in the…

Assam: Skyrocketing Prices of Mustard Oil Breaks All Records

Guwahati: Prices of petrol, diesel, vegetables, oil and other essential commodities have gone up rapidly in Assam along with the rest of India. The spurt in prices has triggered inflation fears and is putting a burden on common people.  The…

Assam: Inaugurated Cancer hospitals starts treating patients

Guwahati: The seven cancer hospitals which were inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Assam yesterday have become operational from today onwards. The seven cancer hospitals have become operational in cities like Dibrugarh, Kokrajhar, Mangaldoi, Barpeta, Tezpur, Lakhimpur, and Jorhat,…

Sunday’s SI recruitment test under scanner as question papers go viral on social media

Guwahati: The written examination for the recruitment of sub-inspectors in Assam Police held yesterday (Sunday, April 24) is now under the scanner, with question papers of the examination going viral on social media thereby raising serious questions on the transparency…

Assam-Arunachal CMs’ meet: District-level committees to be formed to resolve border issue in time-bound manner

Guwahati: The second Chief Ministers’-level meeting between Assam and Arunachal Pradesh has decided to form district-level committees in both the states to resolve the decades-long border issue between the two neighbouring States in a time-bound manner. Assam Chief Minister Dr.…

Assam Gears Up To Celebrate Covid-Free Rongali Bihu After 2 Years

Guwahati:  The sound of dhol and pepa – a traditional musical instrument – is in the air in Assam as the state is ready to celebrate its biggest festival, Rongali Bihu, marking the Assamese New Year, starting from tomorrow. The Bohag Bihu marks the…