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Rehabilitation to start soon in flood affected northeast states: Kiren Rijiju  Sep 27, 9:31 pm
Guwahati, Sept.27 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said on Saturday that rescue operations in country's flood-hit northeastern states had concluded and rehabilitation of victims would start soon.
Automobile sector witnesses a boom in Guwahati  Sep 27, 4:24 pm
Guwahati, Sep. 27 (ANI): With a gradual improvement of security situation in Assam, investors are now showing a keen interest to tap the state's economic potential and Guwahati is fast emerging as a favored destination for the automobile companies who have been expressing an interest in expanding their market there.
Al Qaeda outfit trying to set up base in Assam: Tarun Gogoi  Sep 27, 3:19 pm
New Delhi, Sept.27 (ANI): Days after Al-Qaeda issued a video threatening to carry out its campaign in India and expand its base in several states, including Assam, state Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi confirmed the report.
Assam floods: Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi seeks 1,000 crore grant from Centre  Sep 26, 6:54 pm
New Delhi, Sept.26 (ANI): Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi on Friday expressed hope that the Centre would grant 1,000 crores sought by the Assam government in lieu of floods, while at the same time admitted that larger efforts were required in order to tide over with this situation.
Assam floods: Death toll mounts to 36  Sep 26, 11:34 am
Goalpara, Sept. 26 (ANI): The death toll due to floods in Assam has now gone up to 36 with the recovery of four more bodies on Thursday. The floods in Assam have affected close to 10 lakh people in 13 districts and rendered a majority of people homeless.
Prez Mukherjee condoles loss of lives due to Meghalaya, Assam floods  Sep 25, 1:32 pm
New Delhi, Sept.25 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee today condoled the loss of lives due to floods in certain areas of Meghalaya and Assam.
No festive cheer for Siliguri idol makers  Sep 25, 10:55 am
Siliguri (West Bengal), Sept. 25 (ANI): Due to the immense rise in the cost of raw materials, at least a hundred Durga idol-makers have been left dampened during the festive spirit in Siliguri.
Water level recedes in Assam, Meghalaya, death toll 71  Sep 25, 9:44 am
Guwahati/Shillong, Sept.25 (ANI): There is a marginal improvement in the flood situation in lower Assam districts, and the water level has also receded in the worst hit areas of Goalpara and Kamrup Districts.
Nine dead in Assam floods, over 1200 shifted to safer places  Sep 24, 11:34 am
Goalpara (Assam), Sept. 24 (ANI): The flood situation in Assam has remained unchanged for the third consecutive day today, with nine bodies being recovered so far from the Goalpara district.
Incessant rains trigger flash floods in Assam  Sep 23, 1:34 pm
Guwahati, Sept. 23 (ANI): Incessant rains have created havoc in Guwahati, paralyzing normal life and making daily commuters face immense problems in reaching their destinations.
Books distributed to students from tea tribes in Jorhat  Sep 22, 10:59 am
Jorhat (Assam), Sept. 22 (ANI): Jorhat District Administration recently distributed free books to the students belonging to Tea Tribe and Ex-Tea Tribe Community in a function at the District Library in Jorhat.
Assam CM inaugurates first Women's University in Jorhat  Sep 22, 10:27 am
Jorhat (Assam), Sept. 22 (ANI): Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi inaugurated First Women's only University in Jorhat.
IED recovered from bus in Guwahati   Sep 22, 10:19 am
Jalukbari (Guwahati), Sept. 22 (ANI): A powerful improvised explosive device (IED) was recovered from a bus at Jalukbari in Guwahati after the Assam police and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel launched a search operation.
Ananth Kumar wants Assam Gas Cracker project operational by June  Sep 20, 12:00 am
New Delhi, Sept. 20 (ANI): Taking a serious note of the delay in the completion of the Assam Gas Cracker project, Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers Ananth Kumar has directed the project's mechanical completion by November, 2014 and commissioning by June, 2015.
Saradha scam: Ex-Assam DGP commits suicide  Sep 17, 5:19 pm
Guwahati, Sept.17 (ANI): Former Assam Director General of Police (DGP) Shankar Barua, who was quizzed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) last month in connection with the multi-crore rupee Saradha scam, shot himself dead here on Wednesday.
Eight poachers arrested in Assam  Sep 15, 2:03 pm
Assam, Sept.15 (ANI): The security forces have arrested eight poachers along the Indo-Bhutan international border in Assam's Kokrajhar district.
Grenade blast in Assam kills one, injures four  Sep 14, 10:45 am
Mangaldoi (Assam), Sept. 14 (ANI): A grenade blast by two unidentified men in Mangaldoi town of Assam killed one and severely injured four others.
Prakash Javadekar visits Kaziranga   Sep 13, 4:59 pm
Nagaon, (Assam), Sep. 13 (ANI): Union Minister for Environment and Forests Prakash Javadekar visited the Kaziranga National Park recently.
By-polls underway in 3 Lok Sabha and 33 state assembly seats  Sep 13, 10:38 am
New Delhi, Sep.13 (ANI): Voting is underway in three Lok Sabha and 33 state assembly seats in by-polls being held across nine states today. The polls are being held in Assam, Andhra Pradesh, Sikkim, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat and Telangana.
Three UPLF militants killed in Assam  Sep 11, 11:42 am
Guwahati, Sept.11 (ANI): Security forces have gunned down at least three militants of the United People's Liberation Front (UPLF) in the Hatikhali area of Assam's Dima Hasao District.
Assam govt. withdraws Assamese as official language, restores Bengali  Sep 10, 11:04 am
Guwahati, Sep.10 (ANI): A controversial circular regarding the use of Assamese as the official language in Barak valley has been today withdrawn by the state government.
Passport Seva Kendras to open in all North-East states by March 31  Sep 8, 7:03 pm
New Delhi, Sep 8, (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday announced that all the North-East states, namely Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura will get their own Passport Seva Kendras by March 31.
Javadekar promises special Rhino protection force for Assam  Sep 6, 11:59 am
Guwahati, Sept. 6 (ANI): Minister for Environment and Forest Prakash Javadekar said Saturday that a special Rhino Protection Force will be formed soon to tackle the menace of rhino poachers in Assam.
Assam: Two school girls found hanging from a tree in Karimganj  Sep 6, 10:59 am
Karimganj (Assam), Sep. 6 (ANI): Two Assam school girls, who had been missing from their homes since Wednesday, were found hanging from a tree on Thursday in the state's Karimganj district, close to the Bangladesh border.
Fake encounters in Manipur: NHRC orders compensation for victim's relatives  Sep 4, 1:23 pm
New Delhi, Sep04(ANI) : Asian Centre for Human Rights (ACHR) today welcomed the decision of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to pay monetary relief of Rs. five lakhs each to the relatives of two victims of fake encounter killings by the 20th Assam Rifles in Chandel district of Manipur on 1 June 2009.