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Seamless causeways in North East: The Indo-Japanese way
India

Seamless causeways in North East: The Indo-Japanese way

Japan is closely involved in the infrastructural development of the North East. But to make it a grand success, India has to defeat inhospitable terrain, overcome odds and oust apprehensions of sinister Chinese territorial design for the region

Assam floods: Two more people die in Hailakandi district, toll rises to 192
India

Assam floods: Two more people die in Hailakandi district, toll rises to 192

Cachar is the worst-hit district with 3,55,960 people still affected, followed by Morigaon where 1,42,662 people are reeling under the deluge

Assam: Govt declares holiday on 28 April in Dibrugarh, Karbi Anglong districts on account of PM Modi's visit
Politics

Assam: Govt declares holiday on 28 April in Dibrugarh, Karbi Anglong districts on account of PM Modi's visit

A notification issued by Avinash Joshi, Principal Secretary of the General Administration Department of the Assam government said that all state government offices, educational institutions etc within Dibrugarh and Karbi Anglong districts will remain closed on 28 April

Assam: 13 dead after consuming poisonous mushrooms
India

Assam: 13 dead after consuming poisonous mushrooms

All the victims were admitted to Assam Medical College and Hospital in the Dibrugarh district and died while undergoing treatment

First Made-in-India Dornier aircraft takes off on maiden commercial flight from Assam to Arunachal Pradesh
India

First Made-in-India Dornier aircraft takes off on maiden commercial flight from Assam to Arunachal Pradesh

Regular flight operations of made-in-India Dornier aircraft are slated to start from 18 April, 2022 on the Dibrugarh-Pasighat-Lilabari-Dibrugarh route

The weather report: When 12 all-time pan-India records for March were broken in a week
India

The weather report: When 12 all-time pan-India records for March were broken in a week

Last Week was abnormally hot across the country, with extreme temperature anomalies up to 15°C above normal in the Himalayan states, and up to 10°C above normal in the plains of North India

Assam Assembly election 2021, Dibrugarh profile: BJP MLA Prasanta Phukan seeks third straight term
Politics

Assam Assembly election 2021, Dibrugarh profile: BJP MLA Prasanta Phukan seeks third straight term

The voter turnout in the 2016 Assembly election was 81.18 percent. Meanwhile, in the 2011 election, the voter turnout was 67.53 percent

Assam doctor, college principal wife arrested for pouring hot water on minor domestic help
India

Assam doctor, college principal wife arrested for pouring hot water on minor domestic help

The incident came to light after the district child welfare committee received a video from an anonymous source

Toll due to Assam floods, landslides rises to 123; Brahmaputra's water level expected to recede by Monday
India

Toll due to Assam floods, landslides rises to 123; Brahmaputra's water level expected to recede by Monday

While 97 people died in flood-related incidents in Assam, 26 were killed in landslides. Goalpara continued to be the most affected district with 4.7 lakh people hit by the deluge

Akhil Gogoi gets bail in three cases related to anti-CAA protests in Assam, NIA court to decide on two more
India

Akhil Gogoi gets bail in three cases related to anti-CAA protests in Assam, NIA court to decide on two more

NIA is investigating two cases, which were initially registered at Chandmari and Chabua police stations, related to Gogoi's alleged role in the violent protests

Assam flood claims 2 more lives, toll rises to 61; 10.75 lakh people affected in 18 districts, say officials
India

Assam flood claims 2 more lives, toll rises to 61; 10.75 lakh people affected in 18 districts, say officials

Barpeta remains the worst-hit district in Assam with over 6.33 lakh people affected by the flood, the the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) said in its daily bulletin

One dead, over 36,000 people affected as second wave of floods hit Assam’s Jorhat, Dibrugarh, Sivasagar, Dhemaji districts
India

One dead, over 36,000 people affected as second wave of floods hit Assam’s Jorhat, Dibrugarh, Sivasagar, Dhemaji districts

The Assam State Disaster Management Authority on Tuesday informed that a total of 99 villages have been affected by floods caused by incessant rainfall across four districts

IRCTC shares climb 5% in early trade as select passenger train services to resume from 12 May
Business

IRCTC shares climb 5% in early trade as select passenger train services to resume from 12 May

The Indian Railways will gradually resume passenger train services from 12 May and will ask passengers to arrive at the station at least an hour before departure, the national transporter said on Sunday.

Community radio stations across India brave lockdown, severe fund crunch to ensure last-mile awareness on COVID-19
India

Community radio stations across India brave lockdown, severe fund crunch to ensure last-mile awareness on COVID-19

Had it not been for the proactiveness of the community radio stations across India, the crisis would have exploded even more for the Centre and the state governments, particularly in rural India.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Assam Police was notorious for reckless lathi charges, now they're handing out food for all
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Assam Police was notorious for reckless lathi charges, now they're handing out food for all

From tracing missing COVID-19 vulnerable individuals, contact tracing of COVID-19 positive individuals, enforcing lockdown to embarking on humanitarian missions, the role of Assam Police in these times of crisis has expanded exponentially.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Led by Himanta Biswa Sarma, Assam medical fraternity takes a leap of faith in fight against COVID-19
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Led by Himanta Biswa Sarma, Assam medical fraternity takes a leap of faith in fight against COVID-19

Everyone in the country is nervous, only that people like Jenita Baruah, Dhiraj Pathak, Arun Kumar Konwar, Swapna Bhumic Das, Ratnawati Doley and many other unknown faces from the medical fraternity are braver than the rest.

Six detention centres in Assam with capacity of 3,331 persons, 10 inmates died since March 2019, MHA informs Lok Sabha
India

Six detention centres in Assam with capacity of 3,331 persons, 10 inmates died since March 2019, MHA informs Lok Sabha

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Tuesday informed the Lok Sabha about six detention centres in Assam with a capacity of 3,331 persons

NIA files charge sheet against four NSCN (IM) militants for killing Arunachal Pradesh MLA Tirong Abohm, 10 others in 2019 attack
India

NIA files charge sheet against four NSCN (IM) militants for killing Arunachal Pradesh MLA Tirong Abohm, 10 others in 2019 attack

The probe agency had in June last year registered a case related to the ambush on convoy of Tirong Abohm, MLA from Khonsa constituency, and others on 21 May, 2019 near Pansum Thong village in Tirap district by armed cadres of NSCN (IM)

Banned outfit ULFA(I) claims responsibility for four grenade explosions in Assam on Republic day
India

Banned outfit ULFA(I) claims responsibility for four grenade explosions in Assam on Republic day

Four powerful grenade explosions: three in Dibrugarh and one in Charaideo districts, rocked Assam on Sunday morning as the country celebrated Republic Day, police said.

Assam BJP accuses Congress, Leftist parties, 'overground Maoist KMSS' for violence during anti-CAA protests in Dec
Politics

Assam BJP accuses Congress, Leftist parties, 'overground Maoist KMSS' for violence during anti-CAA protests in Dec

State BJP president Ranjeet Kumar Dass accused the Congress, KMSS and Leftist parties of being involved in violence during anti-CAA protests