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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.

India should focus on innovation, not outsourcing: V K Singh

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 15:48

India should focus more on innovation to make it a centre of industrial activities instead of just becoming a mere destination of outsourcing, DONER Minister Gen (retd) Vijay Kumar Singh said on Sunday.

Assam govt to set up enquiry committee to find nexus in encroachment

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 18:01

The Assam government will set up an inquiry committee to find out the alleged nexus between officials of different government agencies and encroachers in the state capital, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said.

Rs 750-crore project to revamp Guwahati drainage system

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 21:33

In the wake of worst-ever flood in the city, the administration is working on a Rs 750-crore project to revamp the drainage system of the state capital.

Three arrested on molestation charge

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 01:23

Three persons were arrested on Saturday in connection with an alleged molestation attempt on a university student on board a mini bus in the state capital, police said.

Guwahati eviction continues for fifth day; 396 houses pulled down

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 00:33

The administration on Friday pulled down 72 houses in the state capital during an ongoing eviction drive in the city to clear waterways and wetlands.

Assam floods: Eviction drive continues for third day

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 19:25

The massive eviction drive to clear the water routes and wetlands in the state capital continued for the third consecutive on Wednesday as 88 houses were demolished at different places.

Major eviction drive begins in Guwahati to clear water bodies

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 22:33

Following death of 11 persons in last week`s flood in Assam capital following heavy rains, the government on Monday started a major eviction drive across the city to clear the wetlands.

Major eviction drive begins in Guwahati to clear water bodies

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 21:16

Following death of 11 persons in last week`s flood in the state capital following heavy rains, the government on Monday started a major eviction drive across the city to clear the wetlands.

Gogoi flays Bijoya Chakravarty on visa-free entry remark

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 01:24

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Sunday criticised BJP national vice-president and Guwahati MP Bijoya Chakravarty for her remark that he was "misleading" people on the "visa-free" entry for Bangladesh nationals.

Gogoi convenes meeting to discuss post flood situation

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 01:22

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Sunday night convened a high level meeting to discuss the post flood scenario in Guwahati and measures, both long and short terms, to meet any exigency.

Incessant rains: Death toll reaches 11 in Guwahati

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 17:25

The toll due to floods in Assam`s state capital rose to 11 on Saturday when one person was electrocuted even as the torrential rains ceased.