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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.