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Flood situation turns grim in Assam, 2 more districts affected

Flood situation turns grim in Assam, 2 more districts affected

Vast tracts of land in Dhemaji and Lakhimpur districts have been freshly inundated, taking the number of affected districts to six, an ASDMA report said.

Jun 23, 2018, 21:14 PM IST
5.1-magnitude earthquake rocks Assam

5.1-magnitude earthquake rocks Assam

Earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale rocked Assam

Jun 11, 2018, 11:55 AM IST
No reason to continue as CM if Assam's interest aren't protected: Sarbananda Sonowal

No reason to continue as CM if Assam's interest aren't protected: Sarbananda Sonowal

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has said he had no reason to continue on his post if he could not protect the interest of the people of the state.

May 14, 2018, 06:21 AM IST
AFSPA may be withdrawn from J&K, Assam and Nagaland if situation improves: Centre

AFSPA may be withdrawn from J&K, Assam and Nagaland if situation improves: Centre

The MoS Home said this while referring to states like J&K, Assam and Nagaland where the controversial Act is in force.

May 06, 2018, 20:13 PM IST
Banned terror outfit ULFA-I threatens railways official, demands Rs 5 lakh for 'social welfare'

Banned terror outfit ULFA-I threatens railways official, demands Rs 5 lakh for 'social welfare'

The banned terror outfit United Liberation Front of Asom-Independent (ULFA-I) has recently threatened a high-ranking rail official and demanded Rs 5 lakh for social welfare works.

May 04, 2018, 20:37 PM IST
Black flags inscribed with words 'IS NE' found in Assam, panic over its resemblance with Islamic State

Black flags inscribed with words 'IS NE' found in Assam, panic over its resemblance with Islamic State

Residents of Assam`s Goalpara town on Wednesday found black flags inscribed with the words "IS NE" on a tree on the Brahmaputra river resulting in fear and panic that it was of the Islamic State terror group.

May 02, 2018, 13:49 PM IST
He's an enemy of India, shoot him: Mother of Assam youth who has allegedly joined Hizb-ul-Mujahideen

He's an enemy of India, shoot him: Mother of Assam youth who has allegedly joined Hizb-ul-Mujahideen

Investigating authorities are not confining the scope of the probe to just Kashmir.

Apr 10, 2018, 17:13 PM IST
Haryana boxer Joni upsets Ankushita Boro to book berth in Youth National Boxing Championship final

Haryana boxer Joni upsets Ankushita Boro to book berth in Youth National Boxing Championship final

Although the bout lasted all three rounds, Joni had swept aside the challenge with a comprehensive 5-0 win. She will take on Hema Danu of Uttarakhand in the final clash tomorrow.

Mar 29, 2018, 20:57 PM IST
Set up squads to shoot rapists in public, says BJP MP

Set up squads to shoot rapists in public, says BJP MP

Sarmah gave the statement in connection with the rape and murder of a minor in Assam last week. 

Mar 29, 2018, 08:39 AM IST
After Kolkata's Jadavpur University, Syama Prasad Mukherjee's statue damaged in Assam's Kokrajhar

After Kolkata's Jadavpur University, Syama Prasad Mukherjee's statue damaged in Assam's Kokrajhar

Reports suggest that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), following the incident, condemned the act and demanded action. The prove, meanwhile, is underway.

Mar 14, 2018, 22:45 PM IST
Major Kumud attends her husband’s last rites carrying 5-day-old daughter in arms

Major Kumud attends her husband’s last rites carrying 5-day-old daughter in arms

The pictures of the last rites of Wing Commander Vats, who was killed in microlight aircraft crash in Assam on February 15, were shared by many on microblogging site Twitter.

 

Feb 25, 2018, 16:07 PM IST

Aapki News: Wives of martyrs take up arms for the country

Wives of martyrs take up arms for the country. They belong to the Assam Rifles paramilitary force, which is the oldest paramilitary force of India. Watch to know more.

Feb 23, 2018, 17:48 PM IST

5W1H: Don't interfere in political matters: Owaisi tells Army chief over comment on rise of AIUDF

After General Bipin Rawat spoke on the rise of Maulana Badruddin Ajmal-led AIUDF (All India United Democratic Front) in Assam, the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi has cautioned the Army chief against speaking on political matters.

Feb 22, 2018, 18:05 PM IST
Not just a Muslim party: AIUDF leader Badruddin Ajmal refutes Army chief Bipin Rawat's comment

Not just a Muslim party: AIUDF leader Badruddin Ajmal refutes Army chief Bipin Rawat's comment

The Army on Thursday defended its chief General Bipin Rawat`s comments about the growth of the AIUDF, a political party in Assam, allegedly because it enjoyed the support of the Muslim population.

Feb 22, 2018, 17:10 PM IST
Not a political statement: Army clarifies chief's remark on rise of AIUDF

Not a political statement: Army clarifies chief's remark on rise of AIUDF

Criticising General Rawat for his comment, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi had cautioned the Army chief against speaking on political matters.

Feb 22, 2018, 12:15 PM IST
Too 'revealing': Priyanka Chopra's picture in Assam Tourism sparks controversy

Too 'revealing': Priyanka Chopra's picture in Assam Tourism sparks controversy

Congress MLAs have claimed that actress Priyanka Chopra was wearing was inappropriate outfit in a calendar recently launched by the Assam Tourism Development Corporation.

Feb 20, 2018, 19:40 PM IST
Take all measures to prevent poaching of rhinos in KNP: Governor

Take all measures to prevent poaching of rhinos in KNP: Governor

Assam Governor Prof Jagadish Mukhi has directed law enforcing agencies to take all measures to prevent incidents of poaching of rhinos in Kaziranga National Park.

Feb 11, 2018, 12:45 PM IST
Guwahati to be the hub for Centre's UDAN project: Official

Guwahati to be the hub for Centre's UDAN project: Official

The Lokopriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport in Guwahati will be the centre for project UDAN in the Northeast region and ASEAN, Airports Authority of India (AAI) Regional Executive Director Dharmendra Kumar Karma said today.

Feb 04, 2018, 21:24 PM IST
Global Investors' Summit: Assam gets Rs 65,186 crore investment commitments on Day 1

Global Investors' Summit: Assam gets Rs 65,186 crore investment commitments on Day 1

As many as 176 initial pacts worth Rs 65,186 crore with 160 firms were signed here on the first day of the Assam's maiden Global Investors' Summit, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi emphasised the need for an all-round development of the Northeast.

Feb 03, 2018, 21:49 PM IST
SpiceJet mulls seaplanes on Brahmaputra river in Assam

SpiceJet mulls seaplanes on Brahmaputra river in Assam

Seaplanes are typically fixed-wing aircraft with a much fewer number of seats and can take off from and land on water.

Feb 03, 2018, 15:32 PM IST

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