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Demand for creation of Bodoland gains momentum Mar 1, 10:41 am
Guwahati, March 1 (ANI): Political leaders and activists welcomed the move by the government to constitute an expert committee to examine the demand for a separate Bodoland state from Assam; days after the Parliament passed the Telangana Bill.
Travel fair aimed at boosting tourism in North east Feb 22, 5:47 pm
Guwahati, Feb.22 (ANI): A three-day long travel fair began in Assam, with a focus on regional, national and international tourism activities.
Congress has been making false promises to people for the past 60 years: Modi in Assam Feb 22, 4:36 pm
Silchar, (Assam), Feb. 22 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Saturday criticized the Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi-led Congress Government in Assam for making false promises to the people, and added that he will help the people in fulfilling their dreams.
Silchar, (Assam), Feb. 22 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Saturday said Assam was disturbed because of the presence of Bangladeshi immigrants, while Pakistan was disturbed because of him.
Fierce gun battle kills three militants in Goalpara Feb 22, 11:37 am
Goalpara, (Assam), Feb.22 (ANI): A fierce gunbattle in Goalpara killed three militants of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA), following which security forces called off operations.
Assam ethnic group celebrates seed sowing Ali Ai Ligang Festival Feb 20, 5:44 pm
Guwahati, Feb.20 (ANI): The ethnic group of Mishing in Assam celebrated a seed sowing festival in which devotees prayed to God Donyi-Polo (the god of Sun-Moon) for a great harvest.
Seminar on Bamboo research and development held in Jorhat Feb 15, 6:07 pm
Jorhat (Assam), Feb.15 (ANI): A two-day national seminar on "Recent Advances on Bamboo Research and Development in India" was held recently at the Rain Forest Research Institute in Jorhat.
Jorhat plays host to second Save Rhinos Walkathon Feb 15, 6:07 pm
Jorhat (Assam), feb.15 (ANI): The second Save Rhino Walkathon was recently held in Jorhat with an aim to spread awareness about how to save Rhinos and the bio-diversity of the region.
North East states showcase trade achievements through fairs Feb 15, 5:11 pm
Guwahati (Assam), Feb.15 (ANI): Guwahati recently hosted a National Jute Fair organised by the National Jute Board with an aim to promote jute products.
Jorhat (Assam), Feb.15 (ANI): Thousands of youth from different districts of Assam as well as from Arunachal Pradesh took part in a recruitment rally being conducted by the Indian Army recently.
Militants abduct Jorhat tea garden manager Feb 15, 3:44 pm
Jorhat (Assam), Feb.14 (ANI): Suspected militants of the Adivasi National Liberation Army (ANLA) recently abducted the manager of a tea garden in Assam's Jorhat District.
National Jute Fair jam packed after excited crowd throngs it Feb 12, 10:57 pm
Guwahati, Feb.12, (ANI): Awestruck visitors thronged the National Jute Fair on Wednesday which is being held to promote jute products and to create a platform for marketing jute products by self help groups.
Guwahati, Feb 7 (ANI): The Union Ministry of Home Affairs has deployed a central police force along the Assam-Arunachal border following the killing of ten people over a land dispute.
Police arrests militant in Assam Feb 6, 6:24 pm
Golaghat (Assam), Feb.6 (ANI):Police and paramilitary conducted a joint operation and arrested a militant in Assam.
Para motorists fly high in Assam's biggest air show Feb 3, 4:33 pm
Kukurapohia (Assam), Feb.3 (ANI): A flying carnival, touted as the largest paramotor air show in India's history, began in scenic Kukurapohia village in Sivasagar town of Assam over the weekend.
Dalai Lama opens five-day Tibetan festival in Assam Feb 3, 12:45 pm
Guwahati, Feb.3 (ANI): Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, has inaugurated a five-day Festival of Tibetan Art and Culture and delivered the First LBS Founders' Commemorative Lecture on 'A Human Approach to Peace and the Individual'here.
Assam Police recover IED, other ammunition from Goalpara Jan 31, 12:23 pm
Goalpara (Assam), Jan.31 (ANI): Acting on a tip off, Assam Police recently recovered six IEDs buried under the ground in Hatigaon in the state's Dhubri District.
Border road between Assam and Nagaland to benefit villagers Jan 31, 11:53 am
Titabor (Jorhat, Assam), Jan.31 (ANI): The construction of a border road between Assam and Nagaland in the Titabor sub-division of Jorhat District is aimed at benefitting villagers.
Guwahati/Kokrajhar, Jan.31 (ANI): The anti-talk faction of the rebel National Democratic Front for Bodoland (NDFB) is under pressure to abandon its insurgent activities.
Protestors block roads in Assam over land dispute killing Jan 30, 9:17 pm
Sonitpur, Assam, Jan. 30 (ANI): Protesters on Thursday said that they will continue to block roads connecting Assam with Arunachal Pradesh till the latter hands over miscreants involved in a violence that claimed 10 lives.
Metropolis Winter festival held in Guwahati Jan 30, 1:46 pm
Guwahati, Jan 30 (ANI): The 2nd Metropolis winter festival was organized recently at the Shraddhanjali Kanan Park in Guwahati.
Militants kill five non-local bus passengers in Kokrajhar Jan 30, 1:17 pm
Kokrajhar (Assam), Jan. 30 (ANI): Innocent civilians continue to be targeted by militant outfits in the northeast. Recently, in Assam's Kokrajhar district, suspected militants of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (S) faction opened fire at bus passengers, killing five people and injuring two others.
Situation in Karbi Anglong gradually returning to normal Jan 30, 12:17 pm
Guwahati, Jan 30 (ANI): The Assam-Nagaland border, which had recently witnessed unrest following clashes between the Rengma Nagas and Karbis, is gradually returning to normal.
Harvest festivals bring together people in the Northeast Jan 29, 2:45 pm
Guwahati/Imphal/ Agartala, Jan 29 (ANI): It's the time for celebration and merry making as people across the country come together to celebrate post harvest festivals. In the northeast also, people in Manipur, Assam and Tripura celebrated their respective post-harvest festivals with enthusiasm and gaiety.
ASP killed in an ambush by militants in Assam Jan 28, 5:05 pm
Guwahati/New Delhi, Jan. 28, (ANI): Two people, including a senior police officer and an informer, were killed and four others were injured on Tuesday after a police team was ambushed by militants in Assam's Sonitpur district.
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