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Cabinet approves setting up of new ammonia-urea complex in Assam  May 21, 9:07 pm
New Delhi, May 21 (ANI): The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, today gave its approval for setting up of a new ammonia-urea complex of 8.64 lakh metric tonnes annual capacity with an estimated investment of Rs. 4,500 crore at Namrup in Assam on Public Private Partnership (PPP) route by a joint venture.
Climate change sparks tension in tea gardens  May 20, 7:22 pm
Jorhat, (Assam), May 20 (ANI): As the effects of climate change become more visible across walks of life, people in the colonial-era tea gardens in Jorhat are also feeling the heat as they try to cope with rising temperatures and erratic rainfall.
Tomar lays out plans for developing steel, mines sectors in Northeast  May 20, 11:47 am
Guwahati, May 20 (ANI): Union Minister of Steel and Mines Narendra Singh Tomar met Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi and discussed with him issues regarding developments in the steel and mines sectors in the north east states, including his own.
IAF Su-30MKI crashes near Tezpur Air Force Base  May 19, 4:23 pm
New Delhi, May 19 (ANI): An Indian Air Force (IAF) Su-30MKI fighter aircraft crashed at about 12.30 p.m. on Tuesday, around 36-kilometers south of Tezpur in Assam. It was on a routine sortie.
Security forces gun down top KPLT commander  May 19, 1:11 pm
Guwahati, May 19 (ANI): An area commander of the banned militant outfit Karbi Peoples's Liberation Tigers (KPLT) has been shot down by security forces in Assam's Karbi Anglong District.
Swacch Bharat Mission: 14,000 toilets constructed in Assam's Morigaon District  May 18, 1:33 pm
Morigaon (Assam), May 18 (ANI): Over fourteen thousand individual household toilets have been constructed in Morigaon district of Assam under the Swacch Bharat Mission.
Centre says according highest priority to completing peace process with ULFA  May 15, 5:04 pm
New Delhi, May 15 (ANI): A tripartite meeting involving the representatives of Government of Assam and ULFA was held here today under the chairmanship of Union Home Secretary L.C. Goyal.
Two NDFB (S) militants held in Assam  May 15, 7:29 am
Guwahati, May 15 (ANI): Two militants of the banned National Democratic Front of Bodoland (Songbijit) were arrested by security forces from the Mushalpur area in the Baksa district of Assam.
Two young scientists from Assam to participate in international science competition  May 14, 6:41 pm
Jorhat (Assam), May 14 (ANI): Two young girls from Jorhat in Assam have qualified for the world's largest international pre-college science competition to be held at Pittsburgh.
AASU protests against Land Boundary Agreement Bill  May 8, 10:19 pm
Guwahati, May 8 (ANI): The All Assam Students Union (AASU) on Friday led a torch-lit protest against the recently passed Indo-Bangladesh Land Boundary Agreement Bill.
Assam: Army recruitment rally witnesses large turnout in Jorhat  May 7, 9:40 pm
Jorhat, May 7 (ANI): A ten-day long army recruitment rally held in Jorhat witnessed a large turnout of youth who are keen to join the army and serve the nation from different districts Assam.
Extension of AFSPA to some areas in Arunachal Pradesh  May 6, 4:37 pm
New Delhi, May 6, 2015: Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Wednesday stated that area falling under the jurisdiction of 16 Police Stations areas of various districts of Arunachal Pradesh bordering Assam have been declared as 'disturbed area' for a period of six months.
TMC to 'whole-heartedly' support bill to operationalise LBA with Bangladesh  May 5, 10:09 pm
New Delhi, May 5 (ANI): The Trinamool Congress on Tuesday said that it would 'whole-heartedly' support the government in the Constitutional Amendment Bill which will allow the operationalisation of the 1974 India-Bangladesh Land Boundary Agreement.
Nagaland: 8 Assam Rifle jawans killed in encounter  May 3, 11:01 pm
Mon (Nagaland): An encounter between personnel of the Assam Rifles and National Socialist Council of Nagaland (Khaplang) militants has left eight jawans dead.
Parrikar visits army's Red Horn Division in Assam   May 2, 6:11 pm
Rangiya (Assam), May 2 (ANI): Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar undertook a maiden visit to the Indian Army's Red Horns Division today. He was accompanied by Chief of Army Staff General Dalbir Singh and the GOC-in-C of the army's Eastern Command, Lt.Gen. M M S Rai.
Parrikar reviews operational preparedness in Northeast   May 1, 9:12 pm
New Delhi, May 1 (ANI): Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar arrived at Tezpur on Friday, on a two-day visit to Assam and Arunachal Pradesh.
Assam: Gadkari lays foundation stones for 4-lane highway  May 1, 6:47 pm
Pulibor (Assam), May 1 (ANI): Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday laid the foundation stone for a four-lane highway in Pulibor in the Jorhat region of Assam.
Gadkari lays foundation stone of four-lane highway in Upper Assam  May 1, 6:33 pm
Pulibor (Assam), May 1 (ANI): TRansport Minister Nitin Gadkari today laid the foundation stone of ten projects in the Upper
Northeast becoming a hub for national sports event  Apr 30, 10:25 pm
Imphal, Apr. 30 (ANI): Over a hundred power lifters from West Bengal, Assam, Jharkhand, Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh, participated at the Eastern India Power lifting Championship in Imphal.
Fresh 6.7 magnitude earthquake hits Nepal, tremors across north India   Apr 26, 1:37 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 26 (ANI): Fresh tremors were felt across Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal and Assam on Sunday after an earthquake of 6.7 magnitude hit east of Kathmandu.
Teenage girl from Jorhat competing in global music contest  Apr 23, 11:41 pm
Jorhat, Apr. 23 (ANI): Eighteen-year-old Kabyashree Bora from Assam's Majuli district recently participated in an international music competition called "Aim2fame" organized by Nexar Production, based in San Fransisco, USA.
Tripura reeling under severe fuel crisis  Apr 19, 7:19 pm
Agartala, Apr. 19 (ANI): Tripura is reeling under severe fuel crisis for the last few days due to disruptions in supplies following a road blockade in Assam besides mega rail blockage for conversion work.
People in Assam celebrate 'Rongali Bihu' festival with great enthusiasm   Apr 18, 9:17 am
Guwahati, Apr. 18 (ANI): Hundreds of people gathered in Guwahati to celebrate Rongali Bihu, the most popular festival of Assam.
Pradhan pays maiden field visit to ONGC Assam Asset  Apr 16, 6:56 pm
Geleky (Sibsagar District, Assam), Apr.16 (ANI): Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan visited the Assam Asset of the ONGC on April 15 and 16.
Assamese Filmmaker Bidyut Chakraborty passes away  Apr 15, 12:00 pm
New Delhi, April 15 (ANI): Renowned Assamese filmmaker and actor Bidyut Chakraborty breathed his last today in a private nursing home in Guwahati after brief illness.