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.…

Guwahati: Minor Siblings kidnapped from Hatigaon rescued in Bihar’s Kisanganj

Guwahati: Two minor siblings who were apparently abducted from Hatigaon area in Guwahati on May 27  have been rescued from Kisanganj in Bihar.  The father of the siblings — a 13-year-old girl and a four-year-old boy — had lodged a…

Guwahati Municipal Poll results: BJP Registers Landslide Victory. Check List of Winners

Guwahati: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)  has registered a thumping victory in the 60-member Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) elections.  The BJP and its ally Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) swept the hustings winning 58 seats among them while the grand old…

Several Guwahati localities water logged after heavy overnight rainfall

Guwahati:  Flash floods have returned to haunt Guwahati denizens after several localities that have for decades been prone to severe waterlogging were left with knee-deep water after the overnight rains. Waterlogging was reported in many areas of Guwahati since Sunday…

Two murders in 24 hours send shockwaves among Guwahati residents

Guwahati: Two murders in the last 24-hours in the city have sent shock waves among residents of Guwahati.  In the first case, Ajit Chetia, an accountant in Amtron was reportedly found dead at his residence at Hareswar Basumatary Path in…

Guwahati: Garigaon gang rape case prime accused killed in police encounter

Guwahati: The prime accused in the Garigaon gang rape case Biki Ali was killed in a police encounter on Wednesday. According to reports, the police had to fire at least four rounds while Biki allegedly tried to flee from police…

Guwahati: Minor Gang-Raped, filmed and blackmailed, five accused on run

Guwahati: In a sensational and heart-wrenching incident a minor girl in Guwahati was gang-raped, filmed and then blackmailed in Garigaon, not once but twice, with police now launching a massive hunt to nab five accused youths who are presently absconding. The…

Long-distance love affair turns ugly, girl’s brother shot in Guwahati

Guwahati: In a sensational incident, one person was shot at by a person who is alleged to be his relative’s lover. The incident happened today at Guwahati’s Bangalibasti where a person identified as Prem Kumar Debnath was shot at by…

Assam CM launches 10 new online Aadhar-based services of Transport department; night navigation facility for Guwahati-based ferries

Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Dr.  Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday launched 10 new online Aadhaar-based services of the Transport Department. These services include vehicle ownership transfer, hypothecation cancellation and endorsement, NOC, address change, duplicate certificate, international driving permit, licence replacement…

Morphine worth Rs 14 crore seized in Sonapur near Guwahati, 3 held

In a colossal seizure of drugs in Guwahati, NCB sleuths seized huge contraband of morphine in Sonapur. The seized morphine worth Rs  14 crore was recovered from 2 vehicles in the area. In what can be termed as a clinical…