27 Mar 2014 - 3:51pm | AT News
Tarun Gogoi on Thursday scripted history as the state’s longest serving Assam chief minister.The 79 year old political leader from Titabor in Jorhat district on Thursday has broke the record of his...
12 Jul 2015 - 7:52pm | Nava Thakuria
The human beings have created a new world for their comfort, but at the end of the day they become stranger to their own world, said eminent Gandhian Salem Nanjundaiah Subba Rao while interacting...
30 Jun 2016 - 9:40pm | AT Kokrajhar Bureau
Forest department official seized 26 pieces of Sal timber logs along the Gongia River at Balanga bazaar, which were illegally brought by smugglers today morning under Dotma PS in Kokrajhar district...
16 Dec 2014 - 7:58pm | Mithun Baruah
Sakela Udhawli, the harvest festival of Khambus was celebrated at Pawai Bongoan, Ketetong near Margheritha in Tinsukia on Monday. Organised by Kirat Rai Mahasabha and supported by Gorkha civil...
On 16th August the Department of Sociology, Cotton University in collaboration with Anamaya-tribal health collaborative organised a dialogue on Tribal Health and Culture Interlinkages.
The key speakers at the event were Dr. Forhad Akhtar Zaman, Additional Professor and Head, Department of Community & Family Medicine, AIIMS-Guwahati; Dr. Anil Kumar Boro, Head of Department, Department of Folklore Research, Gauhati University and Dr.Mitra Das, Deputy Director, Assam Institute of Research For Tribals And Scheduled Castes, Government of Assam.
The event ended with a moving mime performance on sustainable use of forests and conserving medicinal plants by artist Mina. Such...
The unprecedented early floods in the state of Assam have affected more than 5 million people. Following a Rapid Need Assessment (RNA) in the district of Nagaon, NEADS has activated its humanitarian response among the hardest-hit communities in the crisis ravaged areas.
With Start Fund funding, NEADS has initiated humanitarian assistance among vulnerable people where the local organisation is reaching out with essential dry rations, non-food items, dignity and WASH support targeting a total of 1100 worst ravaged families in the Kathiyatoli development block in the district. Along with emergency relief aid, NEADS is trying to promote community level awareness and sensitization of Public...
As part of the international webinar series on Different facets of Sankaradeva Studies, organized by Society for Srimanta Sankaradeva, the sixth webinar was held in association with Naamghar Association of America, USA (NAAM) and Delphic Council of North East India on 29th May, 2022. Dr Ratul Chandra Bora, former Registrar of Mahapurusha Srimanta Sankaradeva Viswavidyalaya was the resource person. He delivered lecture on “Srimanta Sankaradeva and Guru Nanak”. The webinar was moderated by Dr Sanjib Kumar Borkakoti, author and scholar of Sankari culture, who is also President of Society for Srimanta Sankaradeva.
Dr Ratul Chandra Bora said that both Srimanta...
Guwahati: Patriotic People’s Front Assam (PPFA) has expressed grave concern over the news relating to the execution of two Assamese youths by the separatist militant outfit with the conviction of spying for Assam police and demanded the government to take a serious note out of its serious implication. The forum of nationalist citizens also urged the media outlets, precisely the news channels, not to glorify the United Liberation Front of Assam (Independent) for its illogical actions.
Mentionable is that the banned outfit has claimed on Saturday morning that it has punished two of its young cadres with capital punishment. In a statement sent to media houses, the Ulfa(I) claimed that their...
The United Liberation Front of Assam (I) handed down the death penalty to two of its cadres for their alleged involvement with espionage.
In a press communique, the outlawed outfit said that its two cadres, Sanjiv Sarma and Dhanjit Das, were found to be involved in espionage. The cadres were given extreme punishments, it added. “ They were spies. In front of our inquiry officer, they conceded their activities,'' the release further said.
An Assam court grants bail to MLA Jignesh Mevani in the assault case and pulls up police for filing false FIR against him.
Jignesh Mevani was slapped with another case and was arrested on Monday night for the second time soon after he was granted bail by a court in Kokrajhar.
Jignesh's first arrest, based on an FIR filed by Arup Kumar Dey, a BJP worker from Kokrajhar. He had alleged Mevani of making derogatory tweets against PM Modi and of inciting enmity between the two communities.
Whereas there was nothing wrong with that tweet, claimed Raijor Dal supremo Akhil Gogoi.
While Mevani managed bail for his case, he was again arrested by the Barpeta Police for assaulting a...
Diphu and Dibrugarh: People thronged through thousands in Diphu to catch a glimpse of Narendra Modi as the Prime Minister was in the hills district on Thursday.
Modi highlighted the initiative to uplift Assam like never before as he opened a few hospitals from the same venue attended by Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and Union minister Sarbanda Sonowal.
The district administration engaged around 15000 buses and other vehicles to ferry the from far flung areas allegedly causing huge inconvenience for the common people.
Many vital roads remain inaccessible for people because of VVIP security and halting of vehicles. Even buses from Guwahati city were...
Guwahati: The United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA-I) has alleged a nefarious conspiracy by police and the army to crush their spine, engaging a section of youths who were dispatched to the jungles to join the rebel outfit.
In a statement sent to media, the proscribed outfit claimed to have caught the conspiracy as they grilled a youth from Baihata Chariali in Kamrup who recently joined the outfit.
They have published a list of youths who were trained to target the outfit..
During interrogation by ULFA men inside the jungles, the youths allegedly named a few police officers who had a huge role in the entire conspiracy.
Dibrugarh and Diphu: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on a day-long tour of Assam a couple of days after he tried no less to share the joy of Rongali Bihu at a function in New Delhi organized by Union minister Sarbananda Sonowal.
Modi's day-long visit comprises two big rallies in Diphu and Dibrugarh to open 7 cancer hospitals simultaneously. Towards the evening he is scheduled to leave back to the capital.
Dibrugarh and Karbi Anglong district administrators have already announced a public holiday to allow the common people to attend the events.
Both districts have arranged thousands of buses to carry people to the rally venues, causing immense suffering for...
New Delhi: More setback awaits state Congress hardly a month after an outgoing state president joined TMC.
A few tea community Congress leaders is learnt to have been preparing to join BJP when Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be on a day long tour to Dibrugarh on Thursday.
Those who are waiting to join the saffron part include a former Union minister and a former state minister who was assembly Speaker.
When contacted, state Congress leadership refused to make any comment. Notably, former Khumtai MLA and minister Bismita Gogoi who is joining on Thursday called in CM Himanta Biswa Sarma along with Mariani MLA Rupjyoti Kurmi in Dispur....