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AES claims 212 live in Assam this year

AES claims 212 live in Assam this year

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 20:19

The vector-borne Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) claimed 212 lives while Japanese Encephalitis (JE) 93 in Assam this year, a senior Health Department official said Wednesday.

Flood affects 15 villages in Sonitpur district in Assam

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 20:54

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

Need to address Assam-Arunachal border dispute: Byaling

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 14:43

Arunachal Pradesh is facing boundary disputes along 792 square kilometer area, it shares with neighbouring Assam, Home Minister Tanga Byaling has said.

Assam govt takes up intensive measures to check JE, AES

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 20:59

The Assam health department has undertaken intensive measures to halt the spread of Japanese Encephalitis and Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in the state which have claimed 252 lives.

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.

Curfew lifted in Baksa in Assam

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 13:59

Indefinite curfew was Friday lifted in Baksa district of Assam following normalisation of the situation in the area which witnessed violence after killing of a student leader in Mushalpur.

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.

Assam Health dept chalks out plan for Encephalitis control

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 17:57

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.