Five newborn die in Assam medical college in 24 hours

At least five newborns died in a medical college in Assam`s Barpeta district in last 24 hours while two more are in a critical condition, a hospital official said.

Oct 05, 2017, 16:26 PM IST

Assam: Five poachers arrested, tiger skin seized in Barpeta

Five suspected poachers were arrested today and a tiger skin was seized in Barpeta district by Forest Department officials.

Jul 14, 2017, 20:36 PM IST

Over 39 thousand people homeless as Assam floods worsen

The situation has made the state government to open 128 relief camps with Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal taking stock of the situation.

Jul 07, 2017, 09:53 AM IST

Six percent of Assam schools graded as A+ says minister

For performance skills which included reading, writing and numericals, about 43 per cent students from class 2-8 were graded as D (below 48 per cent).

Jun 17, 2017, 18:25 PM IST

Five labourers killed, two injured in accident in Assam's Morigaon

Five labourers were killed and two others injured seriously in a road accident involving three vehicles on National Highway 37 at Dharatul in Morigaon district of Assam on Wednesday, police said.

Sep 28, 2016, 16:58 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi skipped Assam temple visit as he didn't want to take bath, wear dhoti?

Rahul Gandhi skipped Assam temple visit as he didn't want to take bath, wear dhoti?

In a major development in Assam temple row, contrary to what Rahul Gandhi had claimed, local media reported that the reason was something else.

Dec 15, 2015, 11:22 AM IST
'Modi-RSS 'stopped' me from entering Assam temple, who are they to do it?'

'Modi-RSS 'stopped' me from entering Assam temple, who are they to do it?'

"They put women in front of me so I couldn't enter temple."

Dec 14, 2015, 11:47 AM IST

Assam flood situation improves, five lakh still affected

Though water levels were receding in most rivers in Assam on Thursday, over five lakh people remained affected by floods in 11 districts of the state, officials said.

Sep 10, 2015, 23:43 PM IST

Assam flood toll 48, flood water receding in 10 districts

With the death of one more person in Barpeta district the toll in the Assam floods on Thursday increased to 48 even as the water in 10 of the 21 districts in the state have started receding.

Sep 10, 2015, 22:42 PM IST

Flood situation shows signs of improvement in Assam

The flood situation in Assam showed signs of improvement on Wednesday although over 1.45 lakh people are still affected in over 300 villages across the state.

Aug 26, 2015, 20:19 PM IST
Assam continues to reel under floods, 8.5 lakh people affected

Assam continues to reel under floods, 8.5 lakh people affected

Assam continues to reel under the impact of floods in 12 districts affecting over 8.5 lakh people in 984 villages across the state even as the government said it has given all help to the state government to minimize casualties and flood damages.

Aug 25, 2015, 22:32 PM IST

Flood situation in Assam improves marginally

 The flood situation in Assam has shown signs of improvement on Wednesday though nearly 22,000 people are still suffering due to the waters in over 25 villages across the state.

Jun 24, 2015, 23:07 PM IST
Hurdles can be overcome by dedication: Mary Kom

Hurdles can be overcome by dedication: Mary Kom

Any hurdles, including financial, can be overcome in life with utmost dedication and hard work, boxing icon MC Mary Kom said Friday.

Jun 19, 2015, 21:04 PM IST

Floods hit six districts of Assam, one dead

One person was killed and nearly 33,000 affected as six districts of Assam have been hit by flood.

Jun 07, 2015, 22:49 PM IST

NIA searches house of Burdwan blast case prime accused

NIA sleuths on Tuesday searched the house of absconding accused of Burdwan blast, Sahanur Alam, in Barpeta district, police said.

Nov 11, 2014, 22:34 PM IST

Narendra Modi`s rally in Bongaigaon most unsuccessful: AGP

AGP MLA and Lok Sabha candidate from Barpeta constituency Phani Bhusan Choudhury on Saturday claimed that the rally of BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in Bongaigaon district was a "flop show".

Apr 19, 2014, 21:10 PM IST

Ponzi scheme company managing director detained

The managing director of a ponzi scheme company, who was on the run for over a year, was caught by aggrieved customers and handed over to the police, who detained him.

Oct 13, 2013, 17:23 PM IST

Police remove ULFA flags in Barpeta

Police on Thursday removed ULFA flags from two places in Assam`s Barpeta district.

Aug 15, 2013, 19:35 PM IST

Cash withdrawal racket busted in Arunachal

A racket allegedly involved in unauthorised withdrawal of cash from SBI customers` accounts through online transaction has been busted by the police.

Dec 11, 2012, 13:30 PM IST

Barpeta DC assaulted for stopping illegal petrol sale

The Deputy Commissioner of lower Assam`s Barpeta district was today assaulted by a group of people selling petrol illegally when he tried to stop them, official sources said.

Oct 24, 2012, 19:54 PM IST