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Reshuffle in Sonowal ministry: Siddhartha loses education

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After the induction of two new ministers, Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal also made a reshuffle in the portfolios of his ministers on Saturday. While few ministers lost some of their departments, some others have been given more responsibilities. Siddhartha Bhattacharya, who was holding the education department, has been relieved of the department. However, he […]
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State ministry expanded, 2 new ministers sworn in

GUWAHATI, Jan 18 – A year-and-a-half before the State goes to polls, two new faces – Mahmara MLA Jogen Mohan and Tinsukia MLA Sanjoy Kishan – were on Saturday inducted into the Sarbananda Sonowal-led ministry.

Clause 6 panel to meet Attorney General before finalising report

GUWAHATI, Jan 18 – The committee to suggest measures for implementation of Clause 6 of the Assam Accord is likely to hold discussions with the Attorney General of India before finalising its report. Meanwhile, the Government of India has extended the term of the committee by one month.

People donate paddy for fight against CAA

DULIAJAN, Jan 18 – In an effort to strengthen the legal fight against the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Act in the Supreme Court, farmers of Sassoni mouza under Naharkatia Assembly constituency on Saturday donated 645 bags (over 400 quintals) of paddy worth around Rs 4 lakh to the All Assam Students’ Union (AASU). Moreover, Rs 80,000 in cash has also been given publicly to the student body.

Dass re-elected State BJP president

GUWAHATI, Jan 18 – Ranjeet Kumar Dass was today unanimously re-elected BJP’s State unit president for a fresh three-year term, with the veteran leader exuding confidence that the ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA) will retain power in Assam during next year’s Assembly polls by winning at least 100 seats.

Nok Air suspends Bangkok flight from Jan 20

GUWAHATI, Jan 18 – Thailand-based low-cost airline Nok Air has decided to suspend its flight operations from Guwahati to Bangkok from January 20, in what is seen as another setback to the government’s initiatives to connect the Northeast region with the Southeast Asian countries.

Union petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan calls on Assam CM

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Union petroleum and natural gas minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday called on Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal at Brahmaputra State Guest House in Guwahati. During the meeting, they discussed various issues related to the hydrocarbon sector of the state. During the discussion, several oil and gas projects under implementation in the state were reviewed. They […]
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Assam: Conspiracy whiff in errors in draft electoral roll

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While exclusion of names of 1.9 million people from NRC have continued to baffle many people in different parts of Assam, publication of an erroneous draft electoral roll has added to the woes of people in Assam’s Barpeta district. The draft electoral roll published recently by the Assam government in Barpeta district of Assam have […]
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Ethnicity main factor to be ministers under Sarbananda Sonowal in Assam

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Seniority and experience is not a factor for the BJP in offering ministerial berths in Assam. Rather, ethnic identity, which guarantees “electoral payback”, is the main factor to be ministers in the BJP-led state of northeast. Sanjay Kishan and Jogen Mohan on Saturday were sworn in as ministers in Sarbananda Sonowal’s ministry. Both Kishan and […]
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Bengali community protests against CAA in Moran

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The Greater Moran Bengali Samaj on Saturday staged a two hours sit-in protest against Citizenship (Amendment) Act near NH 37 at Moran in upper Assam’s Dibrugarh district. There is a sizeable Hindu Bengali population in Dibrugarh and Tinsukia district. The protest was organised by Greater Moran Bengali Samaj in association with several organisations in Moran. […]
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Nepal: 6 Trekkers missing in avalanche at Annapurna circuit

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At least six trekkers went missing after an avalanche hit a part of the Annapurna circuit trekking route in Nepal, authorities said on Saturday. As per reports, six trekkers – four South Koreans and two Nepalis- went missing in the avalanche on Friday. The four South Koreans have been identified as Lee Min Su, Jeong […]
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Nepal: World’s shortest man passes away at 27

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Khagendra Thapa Magar, who was known as the world’s shortest man capable of walking as verified by the Guinness World Records, died at a hospital in Nepal on Friday. The 27-year-old man, who measured 67.08 centimeters (2 feet, 2.41 inches) and weighed 6 kg, died of pneumonia at a hospital in Pokhara in Nepal. Magar […]
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Assam: Cops offer gamosa to traffic rule violators

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Bajali police have adopted a unique method to curb traffic rule violations. The policemen at Pathsala in lower Assam’s Barpeta district on Saturday offered the offenders gamosa and request them not to violate the traffic rule. Police took this unconventional initiative to create awareness among the commuters on road safety as part of the National Road […]
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Assam: Ranjit Kumar Dass re-elected BJP president

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Senior BJP leader Ranjeet Kumar Dass was on Saturday unanimously re-elected president of the saffron party in Assam for a three-year term. All senior Assam BJP leaders including chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal, Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan and state finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma were present on the occasion. Pradhan handed over the election certificate to […]
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Assam: Indo-Bangla border haat to come up in Dhubri

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India and Bangladesh have planned to set up a border haat in Lower Assam’s Dhubri district along the international border. A joint team of officials from both the countries for this purpose on Friday inspected the site at Satrassal near International border pillar No 1001 to 1003 in Dhubri district. “Both the countries have agreed to […]
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Hockey India contributes USD 25,000 for Australia bushfire victims

NEW DELHI, Jan 18: Hockey India has joined their Australian counterparts in raising funds for the victims of the devastating bushfires Down Under with contribution of USD 25,000.

Man arrested over obscene post about Prime Minister Modi

MUMBAI, Jan 18: A man from Parbhani in Maharashtra has been arrested for posting an objectionable comment about Prime Minister Narendra Modi alongwith an obscene picture on Facebook, the police said on Friday.

Former India all-rounder Bapu Nadkarni dead

MUMBAI, Jan 18: Former India all-rounder Bapu Nadkarni, best known for bowling a record 21 successive maiden overs in a Test match against England, died on Friday, family sources confirmed.

Nine candidates score perfect 100 in JEE Mains

NEW DELHI, Jan 18: Nine candidates have scored a perfect 100 in the Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) – Mains, the results of which were announced on Friday by the HRD Ministry’s National Testing Agency.

Dhawan hit on rib-cage but is “doing fine”

RAJKOT, Jan 18: Senior India opener Shikhar Dhawan was hit on the rib cage by a Pat Cummins bouncer while batting in the second ODI against Australia, here on Friday.

AIUDF to back new party, says Ajmal

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The All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) will support the proposed move to form a new regional party to oust the BJP government from Assam. AIUDF chief Badruddin Ajmal told reporters in Dhubri on Friday. Ajmal said that his party has welcomed the recent announcement by the All Assam Students Union (AASU) president Dipanka Kumar […]
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World Bank approves Rs 630 crore loan for water transport in Assam

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The World Bank has approved a loan of Rs 630 crore to the Assam Inland Water Transport (AIWT) for modernisation of the state’s passenger ferry services on the Brahmaputra and other rivers. The total project cost is Rs 770 crore.

Religious torture not to be part of CAA rules: Himanta Biswa Sarma

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Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Friday said religious persecution will not be a criterion for acquiring citizenship under the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA).

Assam: Jagan Mohan, Sanjay Kishan inducted into Sonowal cabinet

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Mahmara MLA Jogen Mohan and Tinsukia MLA Sanjay Kishan were on Saturday sworn in as ministers in Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal’s cabinet. Assam Governor Jagdish Mukhi administered the oath of office and the secrecy to the new ministers at the swearing-in ceremony in the Darbar Hall of the Raj Bhawan in Guwahati. Both of […]
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Assam: AIWT gets Rs 630 crore loan to modernise ferry services

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For modernisation of the Assam’s passenger ferry services on the Brahmaputra and other rivers, the World Bank has approved a loan of Rs 630-crore to the Assam Inland Water Transport (AIWT). “Under AIWT project, the infrastructure of passenger ferry services will be improved,” an official statement said on Friday. “The capacity of institutions running the […]
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Assam: Renowned radio artist Ashim Sarma awarded

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Renowned radio artist and dramatist Ashim Sarma was awarded the ‘Hariram Khandeliya Memorial Award’ at the 69th Silpi Divas celebrations in Dhemaji on Friday. The programme was celebrated under the joint aegis of Dhemaji Zilla Sahitya Sabha and Dhemaji Marwari Yuva Manch. The award consists of a citation, cheque worth Rs 10,000 and Marwari traditional […]
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Assam cabinet expansion: Two new ministers inducted

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Sanjay Kishan and Jogen Mohan were on Saturday sworn in as ministers in Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal’s ministry. Governor Jagdish Mukhi administered the oath of office and secrecy to the two new ministers at a simple ceremony in the Darbar Hall of the Raj Bhawan here. Both Mohan and Kishan were sworn in as ministers of state with independent charge.

Steps taken to improve Sri Surya Pahar archaeological site in Goalpara

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With an aim to make Goalpara’s Sri Surya Pahar a tourist-friendly archaeological site with all the necessary facilities, the district administration has initiated a number of schemes. Goalpara deputy commissioner Varnali Deka on Friday inaugurated the newly constructed guest house at Sri Surya Pahar archaeological site. The DC said that the guest house will fulfil […]
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Assam: Elephant tramples teenager to death in Chirang

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A 16-year-old boy on Thursday night was trampled to death by a wild elephant in Bijni of Chirang district. The deceased has been identified as Basistha Namodas and was a resident of No. 2 Lakkhijhar area near Bishnupur, Bijni town. “Basistha and his younger brother and a few others were returning from the market when […]
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Anti-CAA protests mark Silpi Divas celebration in Jorhat

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Teok All Assam Students’ Union (AASU), artists’ fraternity, and several other organisations under the aegis of Jorhat AASU staged a protest against the CAA on Silpi Divas on Friday near Teok Hospital Tiniali. Signifying how CAA has strangulated Assam, artists drew murals in which a python was seen squeezing the map of Assam. Wall paintings also […]
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Sonowal instructs to expedite implementation of WPT & BC schemes

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With an aim to study genuineness of the SC and ST tags given to the different communities,  the Assam government decided to initiate exhaustive research work. This was initiated to study the causative issues and find out a mutually all-agreeable solution. The decision was taken on Friday in a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Sarbananda […]
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Call to imbibe Rupkonwar’s ideals

GUWAHATI, Jan 17 – Eminent artistes Apurba Bezbaruah and Gopikanta Sinha were today presented the Silpi Bota-2020, commemorating the death anniversary of Rupkonwar Jyotiprasad Agarwala.

Sonowal ministry to be expanded today

GUWAHATI, Jan 17 – The Sarbananda Sonowal-led ministry will be expanded tomorrow with induction of two new members.

Call to ultra leaders to join peace process

GUWAHATI, Jan 17 – A day after signing of the tripartite suspension of operations agreement among the Centre, State and the NDFB(S), Assam Police chief Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta today appealed to the elusive leaders of other outfits, including IK Sangbjit, G Bidai and B Batha to join the peace process.

4 convicts to be hanged on Feb 1

NEW DELHI, Jan 17 – Fresh death warrants were issued by a Delhi court on Friday for the execution of the four convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape-murder case on February 1, shortly after the President quickly rejected the mercy petition of one of them.

Rs 630-cr WB loan to modernise State’s ferry services

GUWAHATI, Jan 17 – The World Bank has approved a Rs 630-crore loan to the Assam Inland Water Transport (AIWT) for modernisation of the State’s passenger ferry services on the Brahmaputra and other rivers.

Assam CM to induct two new faces into his Cabinet on Saturday

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According to official sources Mahmora MLA Jogen Mohan and Tinsukia MLA Sanjay Kishan have been invited to take the oath of secrecy and office as ministers at Raj Bhawan on Saturday. The two are coming in place of Topon Kumar Gogoi and Pallab Lochan Das who won from Jorhat and Tezpur Lok Sabha constituencies respectively.

Assam police constable killed in road mishap

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In a road mishap, an Assam police constable identified as Siddhartha Pratim Sarma (28) died on Thursday night when the bike he was riding lost control and hit a roadside pole before falling in to a ditch. He was rushed to the Udalguri civil hospital, where he was declared brought dead. He was a resident […]
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Top NDFB (S) leaders Bidai, Batha have not returned: DGP

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While 27 rebels of the NDFB (S) have returned to Assam from its camps in Myanmar, two top leaders of the outfit B Bidai and K Batha have not returned with this group, DGP Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta confirmed this on Friday. DGP Mahanta said two prominent members of the outfit B Bidai, the NDFB (S) […]
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NTPC outplays Kokrajhar Press Club in friendly football match

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With the objective of bringing a sense of sportsmanship among the masses, a friendly football match was organised between the National Thermal Power Station (NTPC), Bongaigaon and Kokrajhar Press Club on Friday. The match was organised on the occasion of 15th Foundation day celebration of Bongaigaon Thermal Power Station. The football match was inaugurated by […]
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Rupkonwar was appreciative of and sensitive to art: Sonowal

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal presented Silpi Award 2020 to eminent artists Gopikanta Sinha and Apurba Bezbaruah on Friday. The awards were presented during the Silpi Divas celebration held at Jyoti Chitraban in Guwahati. The programme was organized by the Cultural Affairs Department of the State Government. The award carries a citation, anga bastra, Xarai […]
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Workshop on indigeneity and liminal ontologies of Karbis

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A total of 14 international scholars from different universities have converged at Diphu in central Assam’s Karbi Anglong district to explore the indigeneity with a special focus on the orality and liminal ontologies of the Karbis. The workshop jointly organized by the University of Tartu in collaboration with the Centre for Karbis Studies (Diphu), the […]
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CAA protests in Assam: Bogamati records low attendance of picnickers

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The protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) have not only hit the tourism industry but also the petty businessmen dependent on the picnic season from December- February. Several picnic spots across the state have either witnessed zero visitors or the numbers have been extremely low. Bogamati- one of the most sought after picnic spots […]
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Britain begins Women polo international with emphatic win in Imphal

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Great Britain defeated Indian Polo Association 9-0 in the inaugural match of the 5th Manipur Statehood Day Women’s Polo Tournament held at Mapal Kangjeibung, the Oldest living polo ground in the world on January 17. Organised by All Manipur Polo Association (AMPA) for the fifth time at the same venue with Chief Minister N Biren […]
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US Consulate, NGO join hands to check trafficking in Northeast

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US Consulate, Shakti Vahini join hands to check human trafficking in Northeast. The US Consulate, Kolkata and NGO Shakti Vahini have launched a series of programmes to empower youth to prevent human trafficking. As part of these programmes, a workshop titled “From One To Many -Ignite the Force” was organised in Guwahati on Friday. US […]
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1,891 cases of crime against women registered in Tripura

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1,891 cases of crime against women were registered in the past 20 months in Tripura. Tripura governor Ramesh Bais revealed this in his customary speech on the opening day of the first session of the Tripura Assembly. The governor said in the past 20 months, 722 cases have been registered under the Narcotic Drugs and […]
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Arunachal claim first gold through weightlifter Golom Tinku

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At exactly the half-way point of the Khelo India Youth Games, Arunachal Pradesh won its first gold medal. Golom Tinku earned that distinction by claiming the precious medal in the Boys Under-17 55kg weight-lifting competition. The 16-year-old came into the games, brimming with confidence after breaking the 55kg junior national record for the clean and […]
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Bru settlement agreement evokes mixed response in Tripura

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The quadruplet agreement headed by Union Home Minister Amit Shah to settle the displaced Brus in Tripura, amid demands of their repatriation by the non-tribal residents, has evoked mixed reactions. Besides BJP, opposition Congress, CPI (M) and all other tribal parties, including Tripura royal scion Pradyot Kishore Debbarman, hailed the decision as ‘historic’ to end […]
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Grit and determination scripts success stories for three siblings from Assam

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A mother of three children from Assam, Poornima Mondol has produced three athletes in three different sports for Assam. All three of them – Sujit Mondol (kho kho), Pradip Mondol (hockey) and Mallvika Mondol (football) are representing their state at the third edition of the Khelo India Youth Games in Guwahati. Switching through multiple jobs […]
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Chennaiyin beat NorthEast to register back-to-back wins in Hero ISL

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Chennaiyin moved to sixth in the Hero Indian Super League 2019-20 standings after a 2-0 win over NorthEast United FC at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Chennai on December 16. Rafael Crivellaro gave the hosts the lead in the 57th minute with a brilliant goal from near the halfway line, while Nerijus Valskis doubled their […]
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Manipur: Drugs worth over Rs 8.58 crore seized in Moreh

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The troops of Assam Rifles on Friday seized drugs worth over Rs 8.58 crore in Manipur’s Moreh along Indo-Myanmar border. The Assam Rifles personnel posted at Chavangphai during a security check seized 4.29 kg of brown sugar near Indo-Myanmar border on Thursday evening. The troops also seized one TVs scooter from the area. A top […]
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Assam: High-powered panel gets one month extension

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The Central government has given another month to the high-powered committee on implementation of Clause 6 of the Assam Accord to submit its report. The Union home ministry had constituted the committee in July last year to suggest ways and means to implement Clause 6 of the Accord. “The committee will submit its report within […]
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Assam cabinet reshuffle on cards, Pijush Hazarika likely to get education portfolio

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New faces are soon to be inducted against the vacant portfolios as a reshuffle of the Assam cabinet is likely to take place, sources said. Sources informed that Moran MLA Chakradhar Gogoi, Mahmora MLA Jogen Mohan and Barkhetri MLA Narayan Deka are likely to be the new inductees. “Moreover, education minister Siddhartha Bhattacharya may be […]
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After NRC, mindset towards Bengali Muslims changed

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The attitude of indigenous people of Assam towards Bengali-speaking Muslims has gradually changed following the publication of the final list of National Register of Citizens (NRC) in August 2019, community leaders and human rights activists have said.

AASU seeks apology from govt for ‘misinterpreting Assam Accord’

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The All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) has sought an apology from the Assam government for allegedly misinterpreting the historic Assam Accord. The student body said the government must convene a special session of the Assembly to apologise to the people of Assam for misinterpreting the Accord on the floor of the House. AASU chief adviser […]
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Many kids in Assam join schools late: Study

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Late enrolment of children in Assam schools are costing them valuable years of their career later in life, the fourteenth Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) 2019 ‘Early Years’ has mentioned. The report has found that most Class I children in Kamrup district were not in the same age as mandated by the Right to Education (RTE) Act.

True Hindus leading anti-CAA stir: Former chief minister Tarun Gogoi

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Former chief minister Tarun Gogoi said the anti-CAA protests in Assam were being spearheaded by “true Hindus” who believe in the secularism prescribed by the Gita, the Vedas, Srimanta Sankardeva and Mahatma Gandhi.

Sania Mirza storms into Hobart International women’s doubles final

HOBART, Jan 17: Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza cruised into the women’s doubles final of the Hobart International with her Ukrainian partner Nadiia Kichenok here on Friday.

J-K admin releases 4 politicians from house arrest

SRINAGAR, Jan 17: The Jammu and Kashmir administration has released from house arrest four politicians one each from the NC, PDP, PC and Congress — after keeping them in detention for over five months following the abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution, officials said on Friday.

Resolution against CAA moved in Punjab Assembly

CHANDIGARH, Jan 17: The ruling Congress moved a resolution in the State Assembly here on Friday demanding scrapping of the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act.

Assam schoolboy rescues injured bird in Bokakhat

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A barbet bird was rescued early Friday morning at Ward No 3 of Kolakhowa village in Bokakhat of Assam’s Golaghat district. The injured bird was rescued by a school boy studying in the fifth standard at Sankardev Vidyalaya of Bokakhat. It is believed that the barbet bird was injured by some miscreants. The school boy […]
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Airtel, VIL plan curative plea after AGR suit dismissal

NEW DELHI, Jan 17: After the Supreme Court on Thursday rejected the telcos’ plea to review its 24 October adjusted gross revenue (AGR) ruling, under which they have to pay nearly Rs 1.02 lakh crore as statutory payment to the government by January 23, Airtel and Vodafone Idea (VIL) said they could file curative petitions.

Nirbhaya convicts shifted to Jail No. 3: Tihar officials

NEW DELHI, Jan 17: Amid the uncertainty over the date of execution of the four convicts in the Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case, all the four criminals facing death-row have been shifted to Tihar prison complex’s jail number 3 where their hanging would take place, officials said.

No BJP list even party’s poll body meeting on Thursday night

NEW DELHI, Jan 17: The BJP central election committee meeting which started on Thursday late evening ended little after 11 p.m., but no names of candidates for the upcoming Delhi assembly polls were declared.

BSF recovers 22 kg heroin from Gurdaspur sector

GURDASPUR, Jan 17: The BSF on Friday recovered 22 kg heroin from the Border Out Post (BOP) at Chontra in Gurdaspur sector, officials said.

Soldier killed, 3 injured as avalanche hits army post in Kargil

JAMMU, Jan 17: A soldier was killed and three others were injured when an avalanche hit an army post in Drass belt of Ladakh’s Kargil district on Thursday, officials said.

Bull fights mark Magh Bihu in Assam despite ban by Supreme Court

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Several instances of bull fights have come to light in different parts of Assam over the past couple of days, while more are scheduled in the coming days, despite a Supreme Court ban on such events.

Himalayan serow born in Assam zoo after ‘breeding loan’

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A “breeding loan” arrangement between Assam State Zoo and Nagaland Zoo has helped conserve of the Himalayan serow, an endangered wildlife species.

Assam: NDFB(S) signs Suspension of Operations agreement with Centre

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The Saoraigwra faction of the National Democratic Front of Boroland-Saoraigwra (NDFB-S) on Thursday agreed to shun violence, come overground and join the peace process. The NDFB(S) under the leadership of its president, B Saoraigwra signed a tripartite Suspension of Operations (SoO) Agreement with the central government in New Delhi. To give a boost to the […]
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Rules of CAA almost ready: Himanta

NEW DELHI, Jan 16 – Those who have not applied for inclusion of their names in the National Register of Citizens (NRC) will not be eligible for consideration for grant of citizenship according to the rules and procedure being drawn up, North East Democratic Alliance chairman and Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has said.

AASU seeks govt apology in spl House session

GUWAHATI, Jan 16 – The All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) today said that the government must convene a special session of the State Legislative Assembly to apologise to the people of Assam for misinterpreting the Assam Accord on the floor of the House.

Magh Bihu celebrated

GUWAHATI, Jan 16 – People across the State celebrated Magh Bihu or Bhogali Bihu on Wednesday with traditional merriment and festive fervour.

China should refrain from raising Kashmir at UNSC: India

NEW DELHI, Jan 16 – India on Thursday delivered an unusually blunt message to China for its attempt to raise the Kashmir issue at the UN Security Council, asking it to seriously reflect on the global consensus and refrain from taking such action in the future.

Centre welcomes NDFB(S) move to join peace process

GUWAHATI, Jan 16 – The Central Government has welcomed the decision of the National Democratic Front of Boroland(S) to join the peace process and a formal talk with the outfit is likely to start soon. The Government is also trying to find an inclusive solution to the Bodo political problem by talking with all the stakeholders.

Assam: Jorhat journalists seek withdrawal of case against scribe

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Journalists based in Upper Assam’s Jorhat on Thursday staged a sit in demonstration in front of the deputy commissioner’s office demanding withdrawal of cases registered against a journalist. They also demanded release of KMSS leader Akhil Gogoi and scrapping of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act. The protestors shouted slogans and demanded that the harassment on people […]
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Mother-daughter from Assam reunited after 40 years

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The web search engine ‘Google’ and the government website ‘nic.in’ helped reunite a mother and daughter from the Nagarbera area under Assam’s Kamrup (rural) district after 40 years of their separation. The fortunate mother is Hajera Khatun who has been united with her daughter Soriton Nessa. While the reunion took place on Sunday, the Bollywood […]
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Will support a new regional party in Assam: Tarun Gogoi

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Former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said the state Congress will support the new regional party if formed before the 2021 assembly election. Gogoi was addressing the media in Guwahati on Thursday. “The Assam Congress will support the new regional political party when it is formed,” Gogoi said. “We will support the new regional political […]
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Preserve nature to save earth, appeals Jadav Payeng

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The 17th Assam Mahotsav was inaugurated on Thursday by Forest Man of India Jadav Payeng at Jorhat District Sports Association Ground (JDSA). Payeng, making a plea for pollution-free earth. said that the government should have a scheme for planting trees with little economic value so that they are not cut down. “The international borders with […]
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Assam’s boxing chief coach hopeful of more medals in Khelo India

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In the mid-way of the 3rd Khelo India Youth Games 2020, hosts Assam swept almost all the gold on offer in Lawn Bowl. Assam is also hopeful of surging in the boxing competitions which got underway as the host team has many talented boxers in its 35-member contingent. The 3rd Khelo India Youth Games 2020 […]
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Ranjit Kumar Dass likely to continue as Assam BJP chief

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BJP’s popularity in Assam may have touched the rock bottom because of anti-CAA protests. Still, the party is showing no signs to bring any change in the state. Although the term of incumbent president Ranjit Kumar Dass has expired on December 16 last year, the saffron party is likely to reappoint Dass in the top […]
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