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Celebration grip Hima's Assam residence

Guwahati | Friday, Jul 13 2018 IST

Celebrations have swept the Dhing residence, in central Assam, of star sprinter Hima Das, who scripted history last night by becoming the only Indian athlete ever to win a gold medal in a track event

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Two held in double rape-murder cases in trains in Assam

Guwahati Jul 13 | Friday, Jul 13 2018 IST

The two prime accused in double rape-murder cases in trains in eastern Assam earlier this week were arrested by police last night, Assam DGP Kuladhar Saikia said here today. While one accused, Bika

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Grand Master Diptayan Ghosh win chess contest

Guwahati Jul 13 | Friday, Jul 13 2018 IST

Grand Master Diptayan Ghosh clinched the title of 2nd International Fide Rating Chess Tournament which was held at Desbhakta Tarun Ram Phukan auditorium, R G Baruah sports complex here today. He als

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Hima to be Assam sports ambassador

Guwahati Jul 13 | Friday, Jul 13 2018 IST

Celebrations have swept the Dhing residence, in central Assam, of star sprinter Hima Das, who scripted history last night by becoming the only Indian athlete ever to win a gold medal in a track event

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CM angry at slow Majuli protection work

Guwahati Jul 13 | Friday, Jul 13 2018 IST

Irked by the slow pace of implementation of Majuli protection project, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today issued strong warning of taking legal action against erring contractor organisation

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Two accused in double rape-murder cases held in Assam

Guwahati | Friday, Jul 13 2018 IST

The two prime accused in double rape-murder cases in trains in eastern Assam earlier this week were arrested by police last night. While one accused, Bikash Das, was arrested from Tinsukia last afte

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Congress alleges NDA govt. took away six sectors from NEC

Guwahati | Thursday, Jul 12 2018 IST

Congress today alleged that the NDA government took away six sectors form the North Eastern Council (NEC) without any consultation with the plenary council. " Modi led BJP Government passed away the

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Assam ranks 17 in ease of doing business

Guwahati | Wednesday, Jul 11 2018 IST

Assam surged ahead by seven places to rank 17th best state in the country to do business in India. In the report of Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion's (DIPP's) Business Reforms Action Pla

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SIT to probe girl's rape-murder in train in Assam

Guwahati | Wednesday, Jul 11 2018 IST

A day after a girl was purportedly raped and murdered in a moving train in Sivsagar district of Assam, a Special Investigation Team (SIT) was formed on Wednesday by Assam Police to deal with the case.

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Rape-accused MLA denied interim bail

Guwahati Jul 11 | Wednesday, Jul 11 2018 IST

The Gauhati High Court on Wednesday refused to grant interim bail to Opposition AIUDF MLA Nijamuddin Choudhury, accused of rape. The Court fixed July 18 as the next date of hearing, asking the po

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CM visits flood-hit northern parts

Guwahati | Wednesday, Jul 11 2018 IST

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday visited the flood affected areas of Biswanath and Lakhimpur districts to take stock of the situation unleashed by fresh bout of floods in the dist

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TB survivors form network in Assam

Guwahati Jul 11 | Wednesday, Jul 11 2018 IST

A group of over 25 TB survivors from across Assam today came together to form a state-level network of TB Champions. The decision was taken during a meeting with the Mission Director (NHM), Dept.

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