Saturday, January 28, 2023

Assam

Northeast states observe Republic Day with patriotic fervour

Along with the rest of the country, the eight sisters states of the Northeast observed with patriotic fervour. State-level celebrations were held in the capitals while the day was also observed at the district level.Assam: Describing ULFA (I) as...

Vigil upped in Assam on eve of Republic Day

Security arrangements have been tightened across Assam, with the banned ULFA (Independent) outfit calling for its routine boycott of Republic Day celebrations, a senior police officer said on Wednesday.All districts administrations have been asked to keep a strict vigil,...

India to ask UNESCO for World Heritage site tag for Assam’s Charaideo Maidam

‘Maidams’, the resting place of royal families of the Ahom era in Assam’s Charaideo district, will be India’s sole nomination for recognition as a UNESCO World Heritage Site this year, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Saturday.The dossier...

‘Will not kneel down for composite dialogue before GoI’

The faction of the United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) or ULFA (Independent) led by fugitive ‘commander-in-chief’ Paresh Barua on January 21 reiterated that he will not kneel down before the Government and said it was not at all...

4 held with drugs in Manipur

A man from Assam was arrested along with three women with contraband Heroin drugs in Manipur on Tuesday, police said on Wednesday.From the alleged four drug peddlers, the police confiscated 473gm Heroin (No.4) powder, the source added.The alleged drug...

Assam Rifles organize tour; provide aid

A week tour to Agriculture University Johrat, Assam for the farmers of Noklak district, Nagaland organised by Shamatore battalion of Assam Rifles which was flagged off on January 6 by commander 7 Sector Assam Rifles, Brigadier Vikram Singh at...

SC to examine validity of CA Section 6A

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said it would examine the constitutional validity of Section 6A of the Citizenship Act (CA) relating to illegal immigrants in Assam and commence the hearing on pleas after concluding the cases arising out of...

‘Illegal settlers’ vacate land on eve of eviction drive

As the administration completes its preparations for an eviction drive to clear 500 hectares of forest land in Assam’s Lakhimpur district, many of the “illegal settlers” were seen carrying away their belongings on Monday.Some families were seen loading their...

Assam inks MoU with Gujarat trust for free treatment of cardiac patients

The Assam government on Saturday entered into an agreement with a Gujarat-based charitable healthcare trust for free-of-cost treatment of cardiac ailments for patients from economically weaker sections of the North Eastern state.The Health and Family Welfare department signed the...

97 bird species recorded at Assam’s only Ramsar site

Over 26,000 birds of 97 species were recorded during an initiative in Deepor Beel here, the only Ramsar Site in Assam, a forest official said on Friday.There was a significant increase from 10,289 winged friends, belonging to 66 species,...