Woman hangs herself in Assam police station

A 39-year-old woman hanged herself inside a toilet at the Dispur police station in Assam`s main city of Guwahati, police said on Monday.

Rajnath Singh to chair Northeast CMs meeting on July 11 in Guwahati

The Centre has convened a meeting of Chief Ministers of Northeastern states at Guwahati to discuss various issues, including strategy to deal with insurgents based in Myanmar.

Mob kills suspected cattle thief in Assam

A mob killed a man, suspecting him to be a cattle thief, and set ablaze his vehicle in Assam's Golaghat district early Monday, police said.

UGC grants heritage status to 19 colleges
UGC grants heritage status to 19 colleges

With an aim of conserving college campuses which are more than 100 years old, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has granted "heritage" status to 19 institutions across the country and has approved financial assistance for their improvement and upgradation.

NDFB(S) hideout busted, arms and ammunition seized

A NDFB(S) hideout at Chirang was busted and a cache of arms and ammunition has been recovered by a joint team of the Army and Assam Police.

Separate law for protection of journalists demanded

Journalists on Monday protested against the attacks on media personnel across the country and Assam in particular and demanded a separate law for their protection while carrying out their duties.

Top official of oil major found dead in Dibrugarh

A top official of a state-run oil company has been found dead under mysterious circumstances with a vein on his wrist slit, at his official residence in Dibrugarh district of Assam.

Gadkari to review infra sector challenges in Northeast

 As part of government plans to augment infrastructure in the North-Eastern states, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari during his visit to Guwahati next week would review challenges the highway and road sector is facing in the region.

Gogoi criticises PM Modi for his 'silence' on Swaraj, Raje

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Friday criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "silence" on External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje's close ties with tainted former IPL boss Lalit Modi.

Five militants nabbed in Assam

Five militants, including two hardcore ULFA, were arrested in two different incidents in Assam Wednesday.

South Asian Games to be held from Dec 10-20

 The 12th South Asian Games will be held in Guwahati and Shillong from December 10 to 20, it was finalised on Tuesday.

Hue and cry over yoga by those involved in Babri Masjid demolition: Gogoi

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Monday said a section of people making hue and cry over yoga were involved in the demolition of Babri Masjid.

Ahead of Ambubachi festival, powerful bomb found in Guwahati

Ahead of the annual Ambubachi festival at the historic Kamakhya temple here in Assam's main city, an arrested ULFA militant revealed that a powerful bomb was planted in a bid to disrupt the festivities.

SpiceJet flight conducts yoga session for passengers mid-air

A SpiceJet flight took the euphoria of this Sunday`s International Yoga Day to a whole new level, when it conducted a yoga session for its passengers in mid-air between New Delhi and Guwahati on Friday.

Passengers onboard practice yoga ahead of International Yoga Day

Passengers on-board a flight from Delhi to Guwahati on Thursday practiced Yoga ahead of International Yoga Day.

1 killed as train rams into truck at unmanned crossing in UP

One person was killed and another got injured when a truck was hit by a train at an unmanned crossing in Masauli area here on Thursday disrupting railway traffic on the route, police said.

After Maggi, Assam bans Wai Wai noodles

Close on the heels of prohibiting Maggi noodles in the state, Assam government today announced a ban on Wai-Wai noodles for 30 days with immediate effect for presence of monosodium glutamate (MSG) in it.

Govt will carry on with state welfare schemes: Gogoi

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Saturday said his government is committed to carry on the existing welfare projects and implement all "pro-poor and pro-common men" schemes in spite of the NDA government's new policy in allocating funds to the state.

NHRC recommends Rs 5 lakh in Manipur encounter case

National Human Rights Commission has recommended that Manipur Government to pay Rs 5 lakh as monetary relief to the next of kin of Sorokhiabam Jibon Singh, who was killed in an encounter in Imphal West District of neighbouring state in July 2009.

Trachoma nearly eliminated from country: AIIMS doctor

Trachoma, a leading cause of infectious blindness in the country, is almost eliminated, according to a latest national survey.