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'Scientists, engineers must join hands to meet 'grand challenge' of clean water upply' May 23, 4:08 pm
Washington, May 23 (ANI): Scientists and engineers together must initiate a major new effort to educate the public and decision makers on a crisis in providing Earth's people with clean water that looms ahead in the 21st century.
Workshop in Guwahati accelerates outreach of bamboo products May 22, 8:32 pm
Guwahati, May 22 (ANI): A bamboo seminar has been educating craftsmen about new marketing techniques with the objective of promoting self employment and expand the outreach.
Two poachers arrested for rhino killings in Assam May 20, 3:22 pm
Golaghat (Assam), May 20 (ANI): Two poachers were arrested over the weekend by forest department officials in Assam's Kaziranga wildlife sanctuary for attempting to poach single-horned rhinoceros.
Guwahati, May 20 (ANI): Voting is on for 28 seats of the North Cachar Hills Autonomous Council in Assam today.
Bokahat (Assam), May 19 (ANI): Irate over rampant killings of endangered one-horned rhinoceros Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) staged protests in Assam.
Guwahati, May 15 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, who submitted his nomination papers for the Rajya Sabha seat from here today, expressed his gratitude to Assam for sending him to the upper house and said that he would do all possible to accelerate the state's economy so as to eliminate poverty.
PM's RS term expires next month, notification issued in Assam for polls to two seats May 14, 5:33 pm
New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, whose term as Member of Parliament (MP) expires next month, will arrive in Guwahati on Wednesday to file his nomination for a fresh term.
Silchar (Assam), May 14 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee attended the annual convocation of Assam University today at Silchar.
President Mukherjee to visit Assam today May 13, 10:15 am
New Delhi, May 13 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee will undertake a three-day visit to Assam and Nagaland from today.
Rhino falls prey to illegal poaching in Kaziranga National Park May 12, 5:42 pm
Guwahati, May 12 (ANI): A rhino has falled prey to illegal poaching in the Kaziranga National Park in Assam.The carcass of the dead rhino was located yesterday in the area of Doramari.
People benefit from developmental schemes in Assam May 10, 3:20 pm
Guwahati, May 10 (ANI): The decline of insurgent activities in the northeast has led to a surge in developmental activities.
Northeast experiencing real estate boom May 10, 3:10 pm
Guwahati, May 10 (ANI): The countrywide boom in the real estate sector is now visible in the northeast, especially in Assam, which has fast emerged as an investment hotspot.
Assam Rifles working to improve lives of people in Tripura May 10, 3:10 pm
Gournar village (Tripura), May 10 (ANI): The Assam Rifles is working consistently to improve the lives of people in the northeast, including Tripura.
Guwahati, May 9 (ANI): Thousands of demonstrators led by Krishak Mukti Sangram Samity (KMSS) chief Akhil Gogoi, organised a huge protest against the land mafia in Assam on Thursday, and forced the state government to frame a new land policy, which will benefit the landless masses and farmers.
Manmohan Singh's Rajya Sabha term expires on June 14 May 8, 9:11 pm
New Delhi, May 8 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh's term as Member of Parliament (MP) expires on June 14 with the Election Commission today announcing the election for the two Rajya Sabha seats from Assam will be held on May 30.
Guwahati, May 8 (ANI): The Planning Commission approved an annual plan outlay of Rs 12,500 crore for Assam for the financial year 2013-14, which is 19 percent more than last fiscal's Rs 10,500 crore.
PM condoles veteran Assamese journalist Borua's death May 7, 1:14 pm
New Delhi, May 7 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Tuesday condoled the passing away of veteran Assamese journalist Profulla Chandra Borua.
Two bombs diffused in Bodo area in Assam May 6, 1:29 pm
Bijni (Assam), May 6 (ANI): Police and paramilitary personnel in Bijni town of Assam diffused two improvised explosive device, while non-political student's body said that it was an attempt to tarnish its image as the bombs were found within the compound of the dilapidated house, which was once its office.
Chit fund scam: CBI team to meet Assam Police in Guwahati Apr 30, 1:16 pm
Guwahati, April 30 (ANI): A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) team will meet Assam Police officials in Guwahati on Tuesday to discuss the chit fund scam issue.
BJP condemns poaching of rhinos in Guwahati Apr 28, 7:06 pm
Guwahati, April 28 (ANI): Assam state unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) staged protests in Guwahati over the recurring poaching of one-horned rhinoceros in Kaziranga National park and other sanctuaries.
New Delhi, April 26 (ANI): In a letter to the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, Member of Parliament from the state of Arunachal Pradesh Takam Sanjoy has appealed to him to order a probe into the fraudulent activities of hundreds of so-called financial institutions operating across the entire North East region.
Imphal, Apr. 23 (ANI): Dancing to the rhythm of the dhol, the Assamese people celebrated 'rongali' or 'bohag bihu' with great enthusiasm.
An expo to promote pure silk held in Guwahati Apr 23, 7:21 pm
Guwahati, Apr. 23 (ANI): The northeast is known for producing quality silk. An expo was held recently in Guwahati to promote products made of pure silk.
Assam Rifles' Commandos gear up for anti-insurgency operations Apr 23, 7:21 pm
Guwahati, Apr. 23 (ANI): The Assam Rifles has been training its commandos in Tripura for counter insurgency operations in the northeast.
Assam CM Gogoi urges militant outfits to join peace talks Apr 23, 7:21 pm
Guwahati, Apr. 23 (ANI): Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has recently urged all militant outfits, which are a hurdle in the growth and development of the state, to join peace talks.
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