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Assam to extend ex-gratia grant period for militants Dec 5, 12:19 pm
Guwahati, Dec. 5 (ANI): The Government of Assam has indicated that it may extend the period for providing an ex-gratia grant of 1.5 lakh rupees to militants who lay down arms and return to mainstream society.
Government signs peace agreement with the NDFB Nov 30, 11:09 am
Guwahati, Nov. 30 (ANI): The government has signed a six month peace deal with the northeast militant outfit, National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) in Assam on Friday.
Assam security meeting to discuss countering insurgent groups Nov 28, 11:55 am
Guwahati, Nov. 28 (ANI): A high level security meeting will be held here on Thursday to chalk out an action plan to counter insurgent groups.
Three injured in grenade blast in Assam Nov 25, 9:11 pm
Guwahati, Nov. 25 (ANI): At least three persons were injured in a grenade bomb blast in Assam's Bongaigaon town on Monday evening.
Itanagar, Nov.22 (ANI): At least 100 veterans and families of martyrs of the 1962 Chinese aggression, from Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Bihar, West Bengal and Assam (North Lakhimpur, Tezpur and Guwahati) have confirmed their participation in Sarhad ko Swaranjali programme, according to organizing committee chairman Kipa Babu.
Assamese village benefits from welfare schemes Nov 18, 2:09 pm
Jorhat, Nov 18 (ANI): Improving lives of the rural population is one of the top most priorities of the government. Several welfare schemes have been launched to achieve this goal.
Development of Arunachal vital for India's growth, says Moily Nov 16, 9:58 pm
Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh), Nov 16 (ANI): "Arunachal is the crown of India through which many important rivers flow. You are the source and spirit of India," said Union Petroleum Minister Veerappa Moily.
Assam Police seize explosives, arrest two Nov 16, 2:11 pm
Kamalpur (Assam), Nov.16 (ANI): Acting on a tip-off, Assam Police have recovered huge quantities of explosives and arrested two persons in Kamalpur town.
Assam's Kaziranga National Park gives warm welcome to tourists Nov 13, 2:32 pm
Guwahati, Nov 13 (ANI): With the beginning of the tourist season, the Kaziranga National Park has officially been opened for tourists, and preparations are in full swing to ensure that visitors get an enriching experience.
Guwahati (Assam), Nov.12 (ANI): Activists and journalists taking part in a two-day seminar titled "Peace Audit Northeast", on Tuesday called for a review of the Indian Government's peace policies for the region.
Six killed in militant attack in Assam Nov 4, 9:32 am
Guwahati, Nov 4 (ANI): At least six persons were killed and ten others injured when suspected Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) militants opened fire on a group of people gambling on the occasion of Diwali in Assam's Goalpara district last night.
Jorhat, Nov 2 (ANI): In an endeavor to impart skills to uneducated youth, mainly school drop outs to help them become self-reliant, a bamboo handicraft workshop was recently organized in Assam's Jorhat district.
Itanagar, Oct.31 (ANI): Chief Minister Nabam Tuki has called for better cooperation between the people of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh, especially amongst those residing along the inter-state boundary, for overall and speedy development of the region.
Assam's Boko block office gets ISO certification Oct 28, 1:33 pm
Kamrup, Oct. 28 (ANI): With the decline of insurgent activities, the development process in the northeast has gained momentum. Recently, the boko development block office in Assam's Kamrup district got an ISO certification, making it the first block in the country to do so.
Students from Assam call on President Mukherjee Oct 25, 4:23 pm
New Delhi, Oct 25 (ANI): A group of girl students from Assam called on President Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan here today.
Mizoram School wins Under-14 Subroto Cup Oct 22, 5:49 pm
New Delhi, Oct.22 (ANI): Mizoram's Government Chawmfianga Middle School of Kolasib has won its debut Under-14 boys' title of the 54th Subroto Cup with a spectacular 2-1 victory over Assam's Betkuchi High School from Kamrup held at Dr. Ambedkar Stadium here.
Mukherjee to embark on two-day visit to Meghalaya, Assam Oct 21, 10:06 am
New Delhi, Oct 21 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee will embark on a two- day visit to Meghalaya and Assam beginning today.
President Mukherjee to visit Assam, Meghalaya from Oct.21 to 22 Oct 19, 5:07 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 19 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee will visit Assam and Meghalaya from October 21 to October 22.
Dibrugarh, Oct 15 (ANI): The pantry car of New Delhi-bound Rajdhani Express from Dibrugarh in Assam caught fire early on Tuesday morning.
Imphal, Oct. 14 (ANI): About 75 motorcyclists recently passed through several northeast states via Kolkata to promote better understanding and unity between the region and the rest of the country.
Book on history of Assam judiciary released Oct 14, 7:29 pm
Guwahati, Oct. 14 (ANI): Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi recently released a book titled Asomor Nyaipalikar Itihaas, or Assam Judiciary History at a function at the Vivekananda Kendra in Guwahati.
Guwahati, Oct. 14 (ANI): The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) recently held an environmental awareness camp to protect Guwahati's famous wetland, Deepor Beel, which is a part of the Asian Wetland Directory, and has been declared a Ramsar site in 2002.
Assam youth display their entrepreneurship Oct 14, 3:52 pm
Guwahati, Oct. 14 (ANI): Assam Gramin Vikas Bank and National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) recently hosted a youth-focus entrepreneurship fair here, which aimed at urging aspiring young entrepreneurs in the region to showcase their products and attract financial investors.
Guwahati, Oct. 9 (ANI): Students Federation of India (SFI) activists took to streets of Guwahati on Tuesday to demand the setting up of fast track courts to try rape-linked cases.
28 people killed in Assam road accident Oct 3, 10:02 am
Guwahati, Oct 3 (ANI): At least 28 people were killed and nine others injured in a road accident in Assam's Barpeta district today.
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