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How a new political party to be formed by AASU

In December 1985, Prafulla Kumar Mahanta moved his belongings from a hostel room in Gauhati University to the chief minister’s bungalow. So did most of his cabinet colleagues. They were all office-bearers of the All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) spearheading an anti-foreigners movement (1979-85) before forming a new political entity and wresting Assam’s political power […]Read More

Assam issues new SOP, no quarantine for travellers who leave

GUWAHATI: Assam has waived mandatory quarantine of 10 days for travellers who leave state and return within 96 hours. However, they will have to undergo Rapid Antigen Test on return. If the person tests positive for the virus, they will have to undergo home isolation or treatment at COVID-19 care centre/hospital as per protocol. “In […]Read More

Concentrate on the organisation and refrain from tie-up talks: BJP

GUWAHATI: Ruling BJP in Assam has asked party members to concentrate on the organisation and refrain from talk on alliances and probable party candidates for 2021 assembly. The party said it will take up these issues in January next year. BJP’s general secretary (organisation) BL Santhosh held a two-day meeting recently in Guwahati with the […]Read More

Assam comes up with a scheme for setting up and

Guwahati: Assam comes up with a scheme for setting up and upgradation of existing rice mills. Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurated a scheme for setting up new and upgradation of 220 rice mills in Assam. The scheme will be implemented by Assam Food and Civil Supplies Corporation Limited. Sonowal said that when the COVID 19 […]Read More

If people avoid wearing mask, govt has no other option

GUWAHATI:: Assam Chief Secretary Kumar Sanjay Krishna warned that if people in Guwahati do not change carefree nature and continue violating COVID-19 protocol, government may clampdown another lockdown. Krishna while talking to media persons said, “We have seen large number of people move out in Guwahati without mask. Our cases might be lower in comparison […]Read More

Akshay Kumar pledges to donate Rs 1 crore each to

Akshay Kumar, who is currently in Scotland shooting for Bellbottom, has stepped up to help Assam and Bihar amid the devastating floods. After pledging Rs. 25 crores to the PM-Cares Fund in March earlier this year to help in the COVID-19 crisis, the actor has pledged to donate Rs. 1 crore each to Bihar and […]Read More

NABARD Assam has identified 46 Primary Agricultural Coop Societies for

Guwahati: National bank for agriculture & rural development (NABARD)Assam in consultation with State Government has identified 46 Primary Agricultural Co-operative Societies (PACS) for a financial assistance under Agri- Infra Fund. This fund was formally launched Prime Minister of India on August 9, 2020. As a part of the Government of India’s major agri-sector reforms, this […]Read More

Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma step forward to help victims

Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli are a couple who always come forward to support as many people in need as possible. During the current coronavirus pandemic, they donated to the PM-CARES Fund as well as the Maharashtra Chief Minister’s Relief Fund. Now, with floods ravaging Assam and Bihar, the couple has again stepped out to […]Read More

Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas make donations to Assam Flood

Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas have made donations to Assam Flood relief and urged their followers to do so in whatever capacity they can. India is already going through the crisis of coronavirus outbreak with an immense spike in Covid-19 cases. After the Bihar floods, several parts of Assam have been hit by ongoing floods […]Read More

Floods continue to ravage Assam: 87 dead now, 24.19 lakh

There was no improvement Tuesday in the grim flood situation in Assam as the death toll rose by two to reach 87, while 24.19 lakh people in 24 districts are affected, a government report said. According to the daily flood bulletin by the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), one person died at Raha in […]Read More