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Flood affects 15 villages in Sonitpur district in Assam

Flood affects 15 villages in Sonitpur district in Assam

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 22:35

More than five thousand people in 15 villages of Assam`s Sonitpur district have been affected with water level of the rivers.

Assam 2008 serial bomb blast accused killed in encounter

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 22:37

A NDFB-Songbijit militant, wanted by CBI in 2008 Guwahati serial bomb blast case, was on Sunday killed in an encounter with police in Assam`s Kokrajhar district, a top police officer said.

Gogoi meets senior Congress leaders

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 01:19

Facing revolt, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Saturday met senior Congress leaders here to discuss the situation in the state where a senior minister has quit the government expressing no confidence in his leadership.

AIUDF leader arrested for molestation of minor maid

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 23:22

A local leader of the AIUDF was arrested on Saturday from inside the Rajdhani Express at Guwahati railway station for allegedly molesting his 12-year-old domestic help last year, the police said.

Assam not interested in availing budget benefits: Sonowal

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 21:02

Despite the NDA government`s largesse in the union budget towards the North East and Assam in particular, the Congress government in the state appears "uninterested" in availing the benefits, Union Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports Sarbananda Sonowal said here on Saturday.

Irani seeks Gogoi`s intervention for implementation of schemes

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 19:49

Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Zubin Irani has sought Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi`s intervention for timely implementation of various schemes related to education in the state.

Assam Health dept chalks out plan for JE, AES control

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 00:26

Assam health department has drawn up a comprehensive action plan to control further spread of Japanese Encephalitis (JE) and Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) which has claimed 165 lives so far.

Five KPLT ultras including general secretary arrested in Assam

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 18:16

In a major joint police and Army operation in Assam`s Karbi Anglong district, five wanted militants of the Karbi Peoples Liberation Army (KPLT) including its general secretary were arrested on Thursday.

`Himanta submitting resignation to Assam Governor against party norm`

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 16:06

Assam Pradesh Congress Committee president Bhubaneswar Kalita on Thursday termed former Education minister and dissident leader Himanta Biswa Sarma meeting the Governor to submit his resignation as "against the party constitution".

Five KPLT militants arrested in Assam

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 11:15

Five militants, including the general secretary of the Karbi Peoples Liberation Army (KPLT), were arrested by a joint police and Army team from Krogaon in Karbi Anglong district Thursday.