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Guwahati (Assam) [India], Apr 29 (ANI): A senior police officer has been arrested in Assam for posting objectionable remarks against a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA (Member of the Legislative Assembly) on his Facebook account

Guwahati (Assam) [India], Apr 27 (ANI): Engulfed with lush greenery and beautiful landscape, the Assam State Zoo is home to varied species of animals, birds and reptiles that makes it one of the eco tourism destinations.

Guwahati (Assam) [India], Apr 27 (ANI): Tasile N Zeliang would be conferred Honoris Causa (Honorary Doctorate Degree) by the Gauhati University in recognition of her unstinted and tireless efforts in the field of education, sports, writing and social works during the 26th convocation ceremony of the institution on April 28 here.

New Delhi [India], Apr 27 (ANI): Indigenous telecom equipment manufacturer Vihaan Network Limited (VNL) bagged Rs. 1648 crore telecom infrastructure project of state-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd for providing connectivity in over 4000 villages in remote areas of Arunachal Pradesh and Assam.

By Pradeep Kumar

Assam welcomes New Year with 'Rongali Bihu'
Updated: Apr 20, 2017 18:15 IST

Guwahati (Assam) [India], Apr 20 (ANI): Festivals are an integral part of cultures across the world. Recently, the north-eastern state of Assam celebrated one of its most significant festivals 'Rongali Bihu'.

New Delhi [India], Apr 20 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Thursday will continue to hear the extra-judicial killings in Manipur case.

Guwahati (Assam) [India] Apr 19 (ANI): Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has ordered a probe into an incident in which a video shows an Assamese man carrying his 18-year-old brother's body on a cycle in his assembly constituency Majuli.

New Delhi [India], Apr 19 (ANI): The Supreme Court will today hear the matter in connection with the Centre releasing funds for fencing India-Bangladesh border to check cross-border influx of illegal Bangladesh nationals into Assam.

Guwahati (Assam) [India], Apr 18 (ANI): Union Information and Broadcasting Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that the only way for development of the North-east is peace and terrorism and Insurgency are anti-development.

New Delhi [India], Apr 18 (ANI): Leading fashion retailer Shoppers Stop on Monday announced the appointment of Amin Kassam as the chief of retail operations.

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], Apr 17 (ANI): Assam Hockey thrashed Hockey Gujarat 6-2 in their Pool H clash on the fourth day of the Hockey India 7th Junior National Hockey Championship 2017 (Men) 'B' Division here on Monday.

New Delhi [India], Apr 16 (ANI): 'Ya Ali' (movie- Gangster) fame singer Zubeen Garg left a Rongali Bihu function midway, in Assam's Guwahati, after the organizers allegedly barred him from singing Hindi songs.

Guwahati/Siliguri (Assam/West Bengal) [India] Apr. 14 (ANI): Good Friday was observed across the nation on Friday including Guwahati and Siliguri, marking the death of Jesus Christ and his crucifixion at Calvary Mountain.

Guwahati (Assam) [India], Apr. 14 (ANI): The Assam Police on Friday arrested three persons from the Guwahati railway station and recovered 15 kg gold from their possession.

New Delhi [India], Apr. 13 (ANI): Terming the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) win in the assembly bypolls as 'impressive', Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday thanked the people for their constant support, blessings and unwavering faith in politics of development and good governance.

BJP steals the show in assembly by-polls
Updated: Apr 13, 2017 15:06 IST

New Delhi [India], Apr. 13 (ANI): Out of the nine assembly by-polls held in the five states, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday registered victory at four places including Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Assam.

New Delhi [India], Apr. 11 (ANI): With an Assam court issuing a bailable warrant against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over his tweets on Narendra Modi's educational background, the Congress on Tuesday shot a question at the Prime Minister asking why he was so 'secretive' about his education.

New Delhi [India] Apr. 10 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Vinay Katiyar on Monday fully backed the Assam government's latest population control policy and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat's demand for a pan-India ban on cow slaughter.

New Delhi[India], Apr. 10 (ANI): Criticizing the Assam Government's new law for curbing population growth, the Congress Party on Monday said it is not a 'well thought-out policy' while asserting that the issue should be discussed in the parliamentary

New Delhi [India], Apr. 9 (ANI): In a unique initiative, the Assam Government on Sunday declared that people marrying before attaining the legal age for matrimony and couples having more than two children will not be eligible for the state governments jobs.

Guwahati (Assam) [India], Apr. 9 (ANI): Regarded as the lifeline to millions of people of the region and a source of livelihood to many, the mighty Brahmaputra is the most important natural treasure intrinsic to the economic and socio-cultural aspects of the state.

New Delhi [India], Apr.7 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party-ruled states like Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Assam and the Congress-ruled state of Karnataka are working hard to implement the Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana-Gramin (PMAY-G) target of providing housing for all by the year 2022.

Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh) [India], Apr. 7 (ANI): Mopin festival was celebrated across Arunachal Pradesh with traditional gaiety and religious fervour on Thursday.

Jorhat (Assam)[India], Apr. 7 (ANI): In a bid to spread awareness about the importance of 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan,' Public Health Engineering (PHE) department has organised a one-day district level 'swachh mela' in Jorhat district in collaboration wit

Army neutralises three Kuki terrorists in Assam
Updated: Apr 03, 2017 18:39 IST

East Karbi Anglong (Assam) [India], Apr. 3 (ANI): Three hard-core Kuki terrorists were neutralised by the Indian Army's Red Horns Division of Gajraj Corps in Assam's East Karbi Anglong district.

Guwahati (Assam) [India], Apr 3 (ANI): Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Sunday shared an emotional moment with retired havildar of Assam Rifles who escorted him to India during his escape from Tibet in March 1959.

Idea launches 4G services in Assam
Updated: Apr 01, 2017 01:07 IST

New Delhi [India], Apr. 1 (ANI): Telecom operator Idea Cellular on Friday launched its 4G services in Assam circle, starting with five towns, namely Jorhat, Tezpur, Nagaon, Bongaigaon and Lumding, and is looking to further expand 4G network to cover 13 towns including Guwahati, by April 2017.

Guwahati [India], Mar. 31 (ANI): Asserting that India's strength was its ability to manage diversity and forge unity in divergence, President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday stated that Indians were argumentative but never intolerant.

Guwahati (Assam) [India], Mar. 31 (ANI): The biggest river festival of India, Namami Brahmaputra, begins in 21 districts of Assam today.