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Assam Hikes Daily Wages Of Tea Garden Workers By Rs 27

Assam Hikes Daily Wages Of Tea Garden Workers By Rs 27

The daily wages of tea garden workers in Assam were hiked by Rs 27, the second increase in such payments since the Himanta Biswa Sarma-led government came to power in the state in May last year, an official said. 

10 August 2022
Assam Government Inks MOU With Flipkart To Create E-Commerce Supply Chain Talent Pool

Assam Government Inks MOU With Flipkart To Create E-Commerce Supply Chain Talent Pool

Besides Flipkart, the state government's tripartite MoU includes HCL and Walmart

06 August 2022

Madrassa Run By Mufti With Alleged Terror Links Demolished In Assam

Assam: The Jamatul madrasa in Moirabari, which was sealed after the recent arrest of Mufti Mustafa was bulldozed on Thursday, the police said.

Assam Becoming Hotbed Of Jihadi Activities: Chief Minister

Assam Becoming Hotbed Of Jihadi Activities: Chief Minister

Assam has become a hotbed of “jihadi activities” with five modules having links with Bangladesh-based terror outfit Ansarul Islam busted in five months,...

04 August 2022

The Killing Fields: A Photograph That Laid Bare Assam’s Dark Chapter Of 'Secret Killings'

The secret killings are not the first cases of alleged extrajudicial killings in Assam. Since the 1990s, individual cases of extrajudicial killings have been...

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01 August 2022
Hemant Soren Accuses BJP Of Trying To Destabilise Govt In Jharkhand

Hemant Soren Accuses BJP Of Trying To Destabilise Govt In Jharkhand

Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren accused BJP of playing ‘dirty politics’ and trying to make a ‘new political definition’ and that the saffron...


31 July 2022
Assam Deluge Raises Challenges For State’s Students

Assam Deluge Raises Challenges For State’s Students

Assam: Schools have been damaged, books and learning material are destroyed by water, fear of being preyed upon by human traffickers is lurking, coupled with...


30 July 2022
670 Fresh Covid-19 Cases In Assam

670 Fresh Covid-19 Cases In Assam

The toll remained unchanged at 6,668 as no fresh fatality was recorded for the second consecutive day. Another 1,347 patients have succumbed to comorbidities...


30 July 2022
Short Story: Hari Jadu Madhu

Short Story: Hari Jadu Madhu

The short story travels to the unreal reality of the protagonists intersecting in the milieu of Assam. Do you know Assam means peerless?It is derived from the...


29 July 2022
Assam Registers 652 New Covid-19 Cases

Assam Registers 652 New Covid-19 Cases

Assam currently has 5,613 active cases. At least 2,85,20,407 samples have been tested in the state thus far, including 9,220 on Thursday.


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27 July 2022
Assam Reports 686 New Covid-19 Cases

Assam Reports 686 New Covid-19 Cases

748 more patients were discharged from different hospitals, raising the total number of recoveries to 7,22,750 . Assam currently has 5,543 active cases.


27 July 2022
Three More Japanese Encephalitis Deaths Raise Toll To 44 In Assam

Three More Japanese Encephalitis Deaths Raise Toll To 44 In Assam

The state had reported 14 such cases and two deaths on Monday. All the district administrations have formed rapid response teams to deal with Acute...


26 July 2022
Assam’s Barak Valley Will Soon Have Another New Wildlife Sanctuary

Assam’s Barak Valley Will Soon Have Another New Wildlife Sanctuary

The new Barak Bhuban Wildlife Sanctuary will be opened between the Barak River and the Sonai River


25 July 2022
Two More Japanese Encephalitis Deaths In Assam, Toll Rise To 41

Two More Japanese Encephalitis Deaths In Assam, Toll Rise To 41

Two more lives succumbed to Japanese Encephalitis In Assam taking the death toll to 41.


24 July 2022
Assam To Induct Guest Teachers In Schools To Fill Vacancies Temporarily

Assam To Induct Guest Teachers In Schools To Fill Vacancies Temporarily

The minister also clarified that these guest teachers will not be like the contract teachers, who are already working in thousands of schools across the state....


23 July 2022
Droupadi Murmu’s Election As India’s 15th President Raises Aspirations Among Tribal Community

Droupadi Murmu’s Election As India’s 15th President Raises Aspirations Among Tribal Community

Tribal aspirations, ranging from better schools to simplification of forest laws in favour of tribals, to recognition of tribal religions and tribal...


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23 July 2022
Assam To Set Up National Centre For Disease Control Unit

Assam To Set Up National Centre For Disease Control Unit

The Assam government is expediting arrangements for setting up National Centre for Disease Control unit in its Kamrup Metropolitan district.


23 July 2022
Assam Records 800 New Covid-19 Cases, Two Fresh Fatalities

Assam Records 800 New Covid-19 Cases, Two Fresh Fatalities

The positivity rate marginally dipped to 10.10 per cent from 10.83 per cent on the previous day as 7,922 samples were tested for the infection.


22 July 2022
Flood Condition Further Improves In Assam

Flood Condition Further Improves In Assam

The flood condition in Assam improved further on Friday although over 10,100 people are still reeling under the deluge in three districts of the state, an...


21 July 2022
Assam Flood Situation Deteriorates

Assam Flood Situation Deteriorates

Assam Floods: Cachar is the worst hit district with over 12,600 people suffering, followed by Morigaon where more than 3,500 persons are affected and Tamulpur...


20 July 2022
Bangladesh Liberation Warriors Visiting Assam

Bangladesh Liberation Warriors Visiting Assam

As a group of 'Muktijoddhas' (liberation warriors) of Bangladesh is visiting Assam, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma recalled the contribution of the state...


19 July 2022
Assam Aiming At Meeting 50% Of Power Demand Through Solar Energy By 2026: Himanta Biswa Sarma

Assam Aiming At Meeting 50% Of Power Demand Through Solar Energy By 2026: Himanta Biswa Sarma

Himanta Biswa Sarma said the state will be soon generate a total of 215 MW solar power with plans afoot to increase the capacity over the next few years.


19 July 2022
Assam Logs 764 New Covid-19 Cases, Three More Deaths

Assam Logs 764 New Covid-19 Cases, Three More Deaths

The recovery rate among coronavirus patients stood at 98.30 per cent. Assam now has 4,409 active cases, up from 3,691 the previous day. The three fresh...


18 July 2022
Three More Japanese Encephalitis Deaths Pushes Toll To 30 In Assam

Three More Japanese Encephalitis Deaths Pushes Toll To 30 In Assam

One fresh infection each was reported from Sivasagar, Hojai and Kamrup Metropolitan, the release said. One new case of JE was detected in the state on Sunday,...


18 July 2022
Flood Situation Improves In Assam; 58,523 Still Affected

Flood Situation Improves In Assam; 58,523 Still Affected

The flood situation in Assam improved on Monday with a decrease in the number of affected people, though the death toll increased by one and fresh areas were...


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