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26-Jun-2018 Guwahati (Assam)

Rs 340.4 crore flood relief released for Assam

The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Development of North E??astern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh? disclosed in Guwahati (Assam) today that...

18-Apr-2018 Guwahati, Assam

Health coverage schemes must provide widest coverage : Venkaiah Naidu

The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that there is a need to create health coverage schemes that provide widest coverage to the young, aged and infirm and those suffering from both critical acute and chronic ailments. He was addressing...

29-Dec-2017 Majuli (Assam)

Nitin Gadkari flags off cargo transport through Brahmaputra

Aiming to give a boost to the inland water transport sector in the North-East, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday flagged off regular cargo transportation through waterways from Pandu Port near Guwahati to Dhubri along the Indo-Bangladesh border.Speaking...

29-Dec-2017 Majuli

No More Shrinkage of Majuli Island : Nitin Gadkari

Union Minister of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Road Transport & Highways and Shipping Shri Nitin Gadkari has expressed the hope that on successful implementation of various scheme under protection of majuli island from flood...

19-Aug-2017 Guwahati

Assam floods: 225 animals dead in Kaziranga

At least 225 animals have died in the Kaziranga National Park in Assam as a second wave of devastating floods lashed the state, park officials said on Saturday.As of Saturday, 30 per cent of the park was still inundated.Earlier this month, the first wave...

26-May-2017 Assam

India’s longest bridge brings Assam closer to Arunachal Pradesh

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, inaugurated India's longest bridge - the 9.15 km long Dhola-Sadiya bridge over the River Brahmaputra, in Assam today. The bridge will ensure 24X7 connectivity between upper Assam and Eastern part of Arunachal Pradesh, marking...

26-May-2017 Gogamukh (Assam)

PM lays foundation of third IARI on Assam-Arunachal border

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday laid the foundation stone of the third Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) here in Assam.Addressing a huge public rally in Gogamukh in Assam's Dhemaji district, on the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border, Modi said...

26-May-2017 Dibrugarh (Assam)

Narendra Modi inaugurates India's longest river bridge in Assam

Marking the third anniversary of the NDA government at the Centre, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday inaugurated the country's longest river bridge -- the Dhola-Sadiya Bridge over the Brahmaputra river in Assam -- and dedicated it to the people of the nation.The...

29-Mar-2017 Kamalabari (Majuli)

Dine in style on Majuli, world's largest river island

A family's kitchen in Assam's Majuli Island has become a must-dine venue for the people visiting the world's largest freshwater river Island.Run by Manjit Risang and his family, Risang's Kitchen has been serving authentic, mouth-watering delicacies of...

16-Mar-2017 Basar (Arunachal Pradesh)

Basar : A beguiling getaway from urban monotony

The quaint hill destination of Basar at the centre of Arunachal Pradesh is a place that one often dreams about travelling to, but seldom does it find its way into your itinerary.Home to the beautiful and friendly Galo tribe, Basar's villages are surrounded...

14-Mar-2017 Kokrajhar (Assam)

'Will destabilise entire Northeast if Bodo issue ignored'

Bodo leaders on Tuesday threatened to destabilise the entire northeastern region of the country if the government continued to ignore their demand for a separate state.They said that both the state government and the Centre should be prepared to face law...

13-Mar-2017 Kokrajhar (Assam)

Ignoring Bodos' issue a blunder, say community leaders

As the indefinite hunger strike by Assam's Bodo community entered its fourth day demanding a new state, the leaders on Monday said that the government is committing a blunder by ignoring the Bodo political issue and will be responsible if the agitation...

12-Mar-2017 Kokrajhar (Assam)

Bodos on hunger-strike decline medical help

On the third day of their hunger strike to press for a separate state for the community, the Bodos on Sunday said they would not accept any medical aid until the government accepts their long-pending demands."It has been decided that despite deteriorating...

12-Feb-2017 Majuli (Assam)

Majuli aims to be India's first carbon-neutral district

It's the world's biggest river island and the first such in India to be declared a district. Now plans are afoot to declare it the country's first carbon-neutral district by 2020.It is by no means a mean task, but ambitious projects, with the help of locals,...

20-Jan-2017 Guwahati

Tarun Gogoi says Assam Governor turning Raj Bhavan into RSS office

Accusing Assam government Banwarilal Purohit of acting on behalf of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Friday said the Raj Bhavan here is gradually turning into an RSS office.Addressing a press conference here, Gogoi...

19-Jan-2017 Guwahati

Sarbananda Sonowal launches housing scheme for poor

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday launched the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) to provide a secure house to every rural family.Sonowal formally launched the scheme at the Sarusojai Stadium here and said the initiative is a major step towards...

12-Jan-2017 Guwahati

Rs 9 lakh cr already back in system post demonetisation: SBI chairman

State Bank of India (SBI) chairman Arundhati Bhattacharya on Thursday said that about Rs 9 lakh crore of close to Rs. 13 lakh crore, which was out of the economic system, has already come back post demonetisation."Much of the money that was in system has come...

11-Jan-2017 Guwahati

Two-day Digidhan Mela inaugurated in Guwahati

The Assam Chief Minister  Sarbananda Sonowal, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh and Union Minister of...

27-Sep-2016 Guwahati (Assam)

Two elephants hit and killed by train in Assam

Two elephants were killed after hit by a train along the Assam-Nagaland border early on Tuesday, officials said.The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has set up a committee to probe the incident, which took place shortly after midnight between Dimapur and...

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