Road fatalities in Assam are on declining trend
“For the first time, road accident fatalities have seen a decline of 8 percent during January to March, 2020 as compared to the same period of 2019. Likewise, road accident fatalities declined by 27 percent during January to June, 2020 as compared to same period of 2019," claimed Transport Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary .
Chandel ambush: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal visits slain Assam Rifles Jawan’s residence
A cheque of Rs. 20 lakh was given to late Kalita's wife. Kalita was among the three jawans killed on Thursday last in Chandel in Manipur. Sonowal visited the jawan's residence and empathised with the latter's wife, father and mother.
AASU makes recommendations of 14-member panel on Clause 6 of Assam Accord public
The Clause 6 Panel had submitted its recommendation to CM Sarbananda Sonowal who had accepted it on behalf of Union home minister Amit Shah in February this year. The report was unravelled at a media conference attended through videoconference by Niloy Dutta, a member of the committee.
Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal directs DGP to inquire into incident of clashes in Sonitpur
Curfew is clamped in some areas in anticipation of breach of law and order. On Wednesday, Bajrang Dal supporters took out a rally from a temple to cheer the 'Bhoomi Poojan' ceremony of the Ram Mandir at Ayodhya. These people alleged that they were beaten up after they busted firecrackers.
Assam readies SOP for phased reopening of educational institutions from September
All the teachers and staffs of the government educational institutions will have to undergo compulsory Covid-19 test by August 30, Assam health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said. He also asserted that the Covid-19 situation in the state was improving.
Assam: Curfew imposed in Cachar district after clashes between two groups
In an order issued to this effect on Monday, District Magistrate, Keerthi Jalli, said apprehending breach of peace and tranquility, curfew has been promulgated 'prohibiting the total movement of persons' in areas under Malugram Police Outpost of Silchar town with immediate effect.
No cultural programmes to celebrate Independence Day: Assam government
The state government guidelines bar participation of School & College Students, National Cadet Corps, and Scouts Guides in the ceremonial March-past. The order stated that it would be appropriate that the theme of "Aatmanirbhar Bharat" is suitably spread and published amongst the masses through various activities/messages in the functions and social media during the Independence Day celebration.
Consignment of exotic wildlife intercepted in Silchar, Assam
The forest authorities here disclosed that a truck coming from Mizoram side was intercepted by forest personnel at around 11:30 pm on late Tuesday night and help rescue a kangaroo, six Macaw parrots, three tortoises and two monkeys.
What happened to Clause 6 report on Assam Accord, questions students' body
The clause 6 panel submitted its recommendation to the chief minister, Sarbananda Sonowal who accepted the same on behalf of the Union Home minister Amit Shah in February this year. All Assam Students Union which had three members in the panel questioned what happened to the report.
Assam flood: NDRF team evacuate villagers, livestock in Barpeta area
The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) teams have carried out rescue operation in flood-affected areas in Assam. The teams evacuated vi...
Marine engines for Assam boat owners with world Bank funding
Assam transport Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary held a webinar to review the works of Inland Water Transport (IWT), Assam. He said Assam Inland Water Transport Development Society is implementing the Assam Inland Water Transport Project with funding from World Bank. As part of the project a scheme has been prepared for boat owners named, ‘Jibondinga’.
Tension prevails in Assam's Dhekiajuli following attack on Bajrang Dal supporters
The incident took place in Teliagaon when the supporters took out a rally from a temple to cheer the Bhoomi Poojan' ceremony (laying of foundation stone) of the Ram Mandir at Ayodhya.
3.5 magnitude earthquake hits Assam, third in past nine days
The earthquake occurred at 11.08 am and its epicentre was in the hill district of Karbi Anglong in central Assam, 58 km south-southeast of Tezpur, according to the National Center for Seismology.
NDRF team evacuates villagers, livestock from Assam's flood-affected Barpeta
The State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA) said that the death toll has reached 96. Floods have wreaked havoc in Assam's various districts for the fourth time this year.
No respite from floods in Assam, Bihar; thunderstorm warning issued in Himachal Pradesh
The Brahmaputra is flowing above the danger mark at Guwahati, Tezpur, Dhubri and Goalpara towns. Its tributaries Dhansiri, Jia Bharali, Kopili, Beki and Sankosh at Golokoganj in Dhubri are also flowing above the danger levels at various places.