Thursday, December 1, 2022

Assam

Assam gives Rs 12.96 cr relief to tea workers for airport

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has handed over cheques of Rs 1 lakh each to 1,296 families residing in Cachar district’s Doloo Tea Estate, which got mired in controversies earlier in the year over land acquisition for a...

Modi stamped out terrorism in Assam: Sarma

Assam Chief Minister and BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday said terrorism couldn’t be contained under Congress’ rule because of “appeasement politics.He also said Prime Minister Narendra Modi stamped out terrorism in the last eight years with resolute...

Kokrajhar receives award for e-gov

Assam’s Kokrajhar district received a national award for successfully implementing an e-governance project for an effective service delivery system, officials said.The initiative ‘Infrastructure Snapshot Kokrajhar’ won the award for e-Governance for 2021-2022 under the category ‘Excellence in District Level...

Assam continues to ‘restrict’ movement of people to M’laya

Assam continued to restrict the movement of people and private vehicles to Meghalaya for the fifth consecutive day on Saturday following violence in a disputed area along the inter-state border that led to the death of six people, police...

After border killings, non-cooperation in M’laya; Assam issues travel advisory

Attendance in government offices in Meghalaya was ‘thin’ on Friday in response to a call by various organisations for a non-cooperation movement in protesting against the November 22 violence along the border with Assam, which left six people dead,...

Rahul Gandhi looks like Saddam Hussein: Himanta

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has claimed Congress leader Rahul Gandhi looks like “Saddam Hussein”, the former Iraqi dictator, and it would have been better had he turned his appearance like Sardar Patel, Jawaharlal Nehru or Mahatma Gandhi.Hitting...

Assam conservationist awarded ‘Champions of the Earth’

Assam’s leading conservationist Purnima Devi Barman has been awarded the United Nation’s highest environmental honour, ‘Champions of the Earth’, for 2022.Barman, a wildlife biologist, bagged the award along with four others from different countries for their transformative action to...

7 killed in two road accidents in Assam

Seven people were killed in two road accidents in Assam, police said on Tuesday.Five people died in an accident in Nagaon district, while two others were killed in Sonitpur district, they said.Both the accidents happened late on Monday, they...

Six killed in Assam-Meghalaya border firing

MOBILE INTERNET SUSPENDED; ASSAM & MEGHALAYA ORDER JUDICIAL PROBE Tension along Assam-Meghalaya border heightened after six persons from Meghalaya including an Assam forest guard were killed and two seriously injured following a clash on Tuesday morning at Mukroh village in...

Book on ‘Disability and caregiving’ released

A book titled “Disability and Caregiving: A Pastorl care and conuselling perspective” was released by associate professor department of pastoral care and Counseling, Dr S. Ekonthung Ezung at Cooks Chapel at Eastern Theological College, Jorhat, Assam on November 18....