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Assam: 5 dead due to Japanese Encephalitis, 9 from AES in Dibrugarh

As many as 189 cases of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) and Japanese Encephalitis (JE) have been reported in Assam`s Dibrugarh, out of which 14 people have died.

Jul 10, 2019, 07:33 AM IST

Preparation underway for 1st phase of polling across India

Preparation for the first phase of polling is underway in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri, West Bengal’s Alipurduar and Assam’s Dibrugarh today. Polling parties departed with Electronic Voting Machines for their respective polling stations. Lok Sabha polls will be held in seven phases from April 11 to May 19 which will cover 543 constituencies. Final results of Lok Sabha polls will be announced on May 23.

Apr 10, 2019, 17:54 PM IST

Dibrugarh Lok Sabha constituency of Assam: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Dibrugarh Lok Sabha constituency of Assam.

Apr 03, 2019, 16:55 PM IST

Dibrugarh Lok Sabha constituency

Dibrugarh is one of 14 Lok Sabha constituencies in the north-eastern state of Assam and will cast its vote in the 2019 election on April 11.

Mar 11, 2019, 17:02 PM IST

Assam: Women passengers raped, murdered on train; bodies found dumped in toilets

Two accused, Bikash Das and Bipin Pandey, were arrested by the Assam Police from Dibrugarh district on Thursday night.

Jul 13, 2018, 19:33 PM IST

Assam's lifeline Brahmaputra changes colour, water not drinkable anymore

The turbidity level in the Bramhaputra river at three places in Assam is much beyond the permissible limit for use as potable water, a state water resources department release said on Saturday.

Dec 10, 2017, 10:04 AM IST

Assam flood worsens: Death toll reaches 39, over 15 lakh people hit

The flood situation deteriorated further in Assam on Tuesday with six more persons losing their lives and over 15 lakh people across 23 districts affected by the deluge.

Jul 11, 2017, 22:47 PM 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

Now, Assam gets its first Shatabdi Express! To run between Dibrugarh and Guwahati

State Railway Minister Rajen Gohain flagged off the first train from Dibrugarh in an opening ceremony on Sunday.  

May 01, 2017, 17:15 PM IST

1 arrested for giving death threat to singer Zubeen Garg on FB

One person was arrested here today for allegedly giving a death threat to popular Assamese and Bollywood singer Zubeen Garg on the social media.

Apr 22, 2017, 18:46 PM IST

When PM Narendra Modi's timely intervention saved life of ailing eight-day-old child

Prime Minister served as the saviour for an eight-day-old girl child from Assam.

Mar 06, 2017, 17:55 PM IST

IndiGo flight with 186 passengers makes emergency landing in Kolkata

A Dibrugarh-bound IndiGo flight from Delhi with 186 passengers made an emergency landing in Kolkata on Wednesday due to technical snag.

Jan 18, 2017, 20:38 PM IST

IndiGo to ferry mortal remains of North-East people for free

Budget carrier IndiGo in association with Delhi Police today launched 'Akhiri Ahuti', a social service under which the Gurgaon-based airline would ferry free of cost the bodies of Northeast residents who die in Delhi to their homes.

Jan 12, 2017, 16:32 PM IST

Dibrugarh tense after assault on university girl

Tension gripped Assam's Dibrugarh town on Wednesday following an assault and robbery of a girl student of the Dibrugarh University.

Aug 31, 2016, 20:28 PM IST

Floods across 6 Assam districts, nearly 1 lakh people affected

Nearly one lakh people were suffering in Jorhat, Sivasagar, Tinsukia, Dibrugarh, Cachar and Charaideo districts of Assam.

Apr 26, 2016, 09:27 AM IST

Assam tragedy: 11 killed, 20 injured as high voltage live wire hit by police bullet snaps

At least 11 people were killed and 20 others were seriously injured when a high voltage wire hit by bullets fell on demonstrators as police fired in the air to disperse them at Pangeree in upper Assam on Monday.

Apr 11, 2016, 19:23 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi addresses rally in Dibrugarh, Assam

Prime Minister Modi takes a dig at the opposition leaders at a rally in Dibrugarh, Assam.

Feb 05, 2016, 16:01 PM IST

Gandhi family disrupting Parliament to avenge 2014 poll defeat: PM Narendra Modi

Though the Prime Minister did not name the "family", the reference was obviously to the Sonia Gandhi family.

Feb 05, 2016, 13:25 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi to visit Assam, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha from today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will from Friday (February 5) begin his three-day visit to Assam, Andhra Pradesh and Odisha.

Feb 05, 2016, 08:53 AM IST

ULFA(I) militants attack stone crusher unit workers, 2 injured

Dibrugarh: ULFA(I) militants indiscriminately fired upon workers of a stone crusher unit at Namrup.

Dec 01, 2015, 11:18 AM IST