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12-Sep-2018 Darranga (India-Bhutan Border)

Sarbananda Sonowal opens trade centre along India-Bhutan border

In a bid to strengthen bilateral trade between Assam and Bhutan, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday inaugurated Indo-Bhutan Border Trade Centre at Darranga in Tamulpur of Baksa district.With the inauguration of this centre, the volume...

03-Mar-2018 Guwahati

Sarbananda Sonowal for job-driven curriculum for higher education

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday advocated research-based employment-driven curriculum for higher education that was restructured every five years to keep in tune with the changing times.The Chief Minister said this after holding a review...

18-Feb-2018 Guwahati

Assam forest personnel get sophisticated arms

The fight against wildlife crimes, including poaching of one-horned rhinos, got a boost on Sunday when Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal distributed modern and sophisticated weapons to forest personnel.The government has procured 272 INSAS rifles,...

28-Jan-2018 Guwahati

Foundation stone for airport terminal laid in Guwahati

Union Civil Aviation Minister P. Ashok Gajapathi Raju on Sunday laid the foundation stone for a terminal at the Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport here.The new Integrated Terminal Building, to be built at an estimated cost of Rs 1,232 crore,...

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-Dec-2017 Bangalore

Sarbananda Sonowal pitches for investments from Karnataka in Assam

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday urged entrepreneurs and industrialists in Karnataka to invest in his northeastern state, as it is the springboard for India's Act East Policy."Though our state is in the northeast, it is strategically located...

07-Dec-2017 Kolkata

Border Protection Grid to be set up in Border States : Rajnath Singh

Rajnath Singh chaired a meeting with the Chief Ministers of the Indo-Bangladesh Border (IBB) States, in Kolkata today The Home Minister, giving highest priority to making borders secure, had earlier conducted border specific review meetings for Indo-China, Indo-Myanmar,...

05-Dec-2017 Guwahati

Northeast's tourism hurdles will end : K.J. Alphons

Union Minister of State for Tourism K.J. Alphons on Tuesday assured that he will take up at proper level the issue of northeastern states being kept as Level II destinations by many countries.He also said that he would look into the issue of having direct...

04-Dec-2017 Guwahati

Assam cabinet panel to examine 3 tribes' case for Sixth Schedule

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday announced setting up of a Cabinet sub-committee with a mandate to carry out feasibility study for inclusion of Rabha, Tiwa and Mising communities under the Constitution's Sixth Schedule which makes special...

27-Nov-2017 Kolkata

ULFA is history, says Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday said the strength of the United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA), a separatist outfit, is "no more" and there is "no law and order problem" in the state."There is no law and order problem in the state and it...

25-Nov-2017 Kolkata

Ready to go to jail if I commit something wrong : Sarbananda Sonowal

Emphasising the anti-corruption drive initiated by his government, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday said nobody will be spared and even he is ready to go to the jail if he commits something wrong."Our CID or vigilance department questioned several...

18-Nov-2017 Guwahati/Silchar

Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurates Namami Barak festival

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday inaugurated the Namami Barak festival at Silchar, Karimganj and Hailakandi in the state's Barak Valley region.He also announced construction of three new bridges over Barak river and a helipad in the region...

09-Nov-2017 Guwahati

Given police free hand to act against corruption : Sarbananda Sonowal

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday said his government has given full autonomy to the police to act against corruption and they are free to take action even against the Chief Minister."We have started a war against corruption and it will continue,"...

06-Nov-2017 Guwahati

Logo of Youth Women's World Boxing Championship launched

Assams famed one-horned rhino was unveiled as the official mascot of the 2017 AIBA Youth Womens World Boxing Championship in a glittering ceremony here on Monday.Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and Boxing Federation of India President Ajay Singh also...

05-Nov-2017 Guwahati

Assam CM asks police to help forest officials in tackling poaching

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday asked police chiefs of districts surrounding the Kaziranga to assist the Forest Department in containing the menace of poaching after after three rhinos including a calf were killed inside the famous national...

30-Oct-2017 Guwahati

Sarbananda Sonowal allays fears over updation of citizens' register

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday reiterated that genuine Indian citizens need not worry about exclusion of their names during the updation of National Register of Citizens, and accusing some sections of trying to spread a misinformation campaign."Those...

28-Oct-2017 Guwahati

Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurates first Guwahati international film fest

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said on Saturday the government will establish one drama school for preserving the state's theatrical traditions even as he said there are plans to make the ongoing international film festival an annual event.The Chief...

26-Oct-2017 Guwahati

Connect Asean capitals from Guwahati: Sarbananda Sonowal urges Raju

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday requested Union Minister for Civil Aviation Ashok Gajapathi Raju to extend the UDAN scheme to Guwahati to connect the capitals of Asean and South Asian countries.Sonowal met Raju in Delhi and said Guwahati...

24-Oct-2017 New Delhi

Sarbananda Sonowal promotes global investors summit

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday invited potential investors to participate in Advantage Assam, the first ever global investors summit to be held in the Northeast, saying his state can now be termed as the land of potentialities, possibilities...

21-Oct-2017 GGuwahati

No one will be allowed to distort Assam's map: Sarbananda Sonowal

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday reiterated his government's position that the map of the state will not be allowed to be distorted at any cost and that the territorial integrity of the state will be protected.While speaking at a public...

16-Sep-2017 New Delhi

Guwahati to be made gateway to southeast Asia : Sarbananda Sonowal

In sync with the Centre's Act East Policy, Guwahati, the largest city in northeastern India, will be developed as the gateway to southeast Asia, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said here on Saturday."Guwahati has always been seen as the gateway...

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