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Sonowal asks BSF to open control room at Dispur

Guwahati | Monday, Jul 16 2018 IST

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has directed the Border Security Force (BSF) to set up a Control Room at Dispur to monitor Indo-Bangla border area activities from the state capital. Sonowal d

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Train ramps down father-son in Assam

Guwahati | Monday, Jul 16 2018 IST

A father-son duo was killed when their car was hit by the speeding up Rajdhani Express at a level crossing at Chabua in Dibrugarh district of Assam late last night. Reports received here today said t

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CBI to probe Assam's coal scam

Guwahati |Sunday, 2018 11:15:05 PM IST

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday directed senior state officials to take necessary steps for handing over the multi-crore Barak Valley coal scam to the CBI.

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Walkathon on World Skills Day

Guwahati Jul 15 | Sunday, Jul 15 2018 IST

On the occasion of World Youth Skills Day, a walkathon was organizedby the Skill, Employment and Entrepreneurship Department at Latasil Playground, here on Sunday. Flagging off the event, Mini

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Assam to ask CBI to probe coal scam

Guwahati Jul 15 | Sunday, Jul 15 2018 IST

The Government of Assam has decided to hand over the Barak Valley coal scam to the Central Bureau of Investigation for inquiry. Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday directed the Chief Se

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More APSC officers summoned in 'cash-for-job'scam

Guwahati Jul 15 | Sunday, Jul 15 2018 IST

Altogether 19 officers of Assam civil, police and allied services have been summoned by Assam Police in the 'cash-for-job' scam in Assam Public Service Commission. Official sources said the 19

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Two kg gold seized from Guwahati, Silchar airports

Guwahati Jul 15 | Sunday, Jul 15 2018 IST

More than 2 kg of gold was recovered in two incidents from Silchar and Guwahati airports on Sunday during routine checking by CISF and customs officials. At Kumbhigram airport in Silchar, 1.6 kg

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Sonowal discusses Assamese film's future with Amol Palekar

Guwahati | Sunday, Jul 15 2018 IST

Renowned filmmaker and yesteryear actor Amol Palekar called on Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal at the latter's residence here today and talked on a wide range of issues concerning Assamese cin

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BJP MP's daughter among 19 summoned in Assam's cash-for-jobs scam

Guwahati |Sunday, 2018 10:45:04 PM IST

The daughter of BJP's Lok Sabha MP R.P. Sharma is among 19 government officials issued summons on Sunday by the Assam Police in the multi-crore cash-for-jobs scam.

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Nursing school at Numaligarh inaugurated

Guwahati Jul 14 | Saturday, Jul 14 2018 IST

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurated Vivekananda Kendra NRL School of Nursing at a programme held at Numaligarh today. The Numaligarh Refinery Limited, which was set up on April 22,

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Assam govt announces Rs 50 lakh reward for Hima Das

Guwahati | Saturday, Jul 14 2018 IST

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today announced a Rs 50 lakh award for Hima Das, who won the gold medal in 400 metre race at the IAAF World U-20 Championships in Finland. Chief Minister Sarb

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2 arrested in Assam for train murders

Guwahati |Friday, 2018 1:45:04 PM IST

Police in Assam have arrested two persons for their involvement in the rape and murder of two women on trains, officials said on Friday.

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