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2 Assam Rifles jawans killed in ambush along Assam-Arunachal border

GUWAHATI: Two Assam Rifles personnel were killed in an ambush laid jointly by militants of the SS Khaplang faction of National Socialist Council of...

Singapore company to build ‘skill city’ in Assam

GUWAHATI: After Japanese companies expressed interest in investing in startups here, the state government on Thursday signed an MoU with ITE Education Services, Singapore,...

Assam Governor Draws Flake for Terming Lachit as ‘Saviour of Hindus’

Assam Governor Banowarilal Purohit on Wednesday drew flak from the opposition Congress for terming Ahom general Lachit Borphukan as a “saviour of Hindutva”. Condemning the...

Assam gets a new ‘forest queen’ in Pramila Rani

GUWAHATI: Pramila Rani Brahma is the new ‘forest queen’ of Assam. The State’s minister for forests and Bodoland People’s Front (BPF) MLA has restored...

Meghalaya sex racket case: MLA Julius Dorphang arrested from Assam

The arrest of Meghalaya MLA Julius Dorphang came a day after a look out notice was issued and the state police sought cooperation from...

AFSPA in Nagaland extended for six months

The Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) has been extended for another six months in Nagaland. “The Union home ministry, in a notification on December...

Withdraw economic blockade in Manipur by Christmas or face counter blockade on Nagaland bound...

A newly formed JAC has unanimously resolved to impose indefinite counter economic blockade along all National Highways leading to Nagaland from Karbi-anglong District, Gholaghat...

Assam’s Priyadarshini Chatterjee makes it to Miss World 2016 semi-finals

Miss World 2016 fever has begun with more than 130 beauties from around the world participating in the Talent event. The Miss World Talent...

Assam group wants ILP to keep out immigrants

GUWAHATI: After Manipur and Meghalaya, the demand for introduction of the inner line permit (ILP) system is gripping Assam. Led by the Asom Jatiyatabadi...

Facing Cash Crunch, Border Villages In Assam Fall Back On Bhutanese Currency

Hatisor Village, Assam: Archana Tamang, a 35-year-old owner of a photo studio at Hatisor village in western Assam often complained about the remoteness of...

Asian Development Bank $48 million loan to help Assam improve power distribution

The agreement was signed between Kho, Finance Ministry Joint Secretary Raj Kumar, Assam Power Secretary Z Rahman Ahmed along with Assam Power Distribution Company...

ULFA (I) opposes allotment of land to Patanjali in Assam

Guwahati, November 8 The proscribed insurgent outfit United Liberation Front of Assam (Independent) or the ULFA-I on Tuesday raised its opposition to the Assam government’s...

Afspa extended in Assam and 20-km belt of Meghalaya by six months

New Delhi: The controversial Afspa has been extended by six months in entire Assam and the 20km-wide belt in Meghalaya bordering the state with...

Illegal Immigrants: Expedite National Register of Citizens in Assam, Says SC

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday has directed all states, the Income Tax (IT) department and the Election Commission (EC) of India to...