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Assam Govt to develop Pathuraghat as a tourist destination

January 28, 2017

Patharughat chronicles the valiant history of the martyrs of 1894 peasants’ revolt in Assam

ET Correspondent I Guwahati

The Government of Assam will develop Patharughat as a tourist destination which chronicles the valiant history of the martyrs of 1894 peasants’ revolt in Assam in a bid to …


BJP-led government to set up Skill City in Assam

January 19, 2017

GUWAHATI: BJP-led government in Assam has signed a MoU with ITE Education Services, Singapore to set up a Skill City. 
Skill, Employment & Entrepreneurship Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary said that a team from the Department of Skill, Employment & Entrepreneurship, Assam comprising of members Addi…


1.6 lakh pucca houses to be built in Assam under PMAY(G)

January 19, 2017


Sarbananda Sonowal, assam, assam news, assam latest news, Sarbananda Sonowal guidelines, assam cm guidelines, PM Modi, modi news, modi guidelinesOver 1.6 lakh pucca houses have been proposed to be built for the poor during 2016-17 under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Gramin) for Assam launched by Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today.

PMAY(G) will provide an environmentally safe and secure pucca hou…


Ratan Tata and Mukesh Ambani keen to invest in Assam: Chandra Mohan Patwary

January 12, 2017

ET Bureau

Tata groups has diversified interest in Assam including interest in tea and hotel. 

Guwahati: Assam industry minister, Chandra Mohan Patwary on Thursday said that industrialists, Ratan Tata and Mukesh Ambani has shown keenness in investing in Assam. 

Patwary is in Gujar…


Governor felicitates 9 years old Assam footballer selected for 6 years coaching at Germany

January 12, 2017

ET Correspondent,

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Guwahati: Governor of Assam Banwarilal Purohit felicitated Chandan Boro, who has been selected for a six years long residential coaching in Germany at Raj Bhavan, today.

The Governor while congratulating Chandan and handing over him an appreciation certificate and a memen…


"At least 6.42 lakh tea labourers in Assam now got bank accounts"

January 12, 2017

ET Bureau I Guwahati

Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said while attending the “Digi-dhan mela” organised by the state IT department here on Wednesday

Due to the situation created since the launch of demonetisation on November 8, majority of Assam’s 7.79 lakh tea plantatio…


Tourist misbehaves in Guwahati hotel on the eve of New Year

January 1, 2017

ET Correspondent,

Dibrugarh: A Mumbai based customer has allegedly misbehaved at a hotel named Neptune, located near Beltola Tinali in Guwahati on the eve of New Year.

As per the customer, who is a professional singer based in Mumbai said that he had gone out for some work but when he returned…


Govt for Anundoram Barooah Cash-cum Laptop Award Scheme

December 28, 2016

ET Bureau,

Dispur: In order to motivate and inspire the students for better performance and to have firsthand experience with Information and Communication technology, the Govt of Assam has decided to award Laptops and cash award in lieu of Laptops to the meritorious students who has secured 1st …


‘Will not jeopardize the the interest of the indigenous people of Assam’: Rajnath Singh

December 26, 2016

ET Correspondent

Guwahati: Reiterating the Centre’s commitment to the cause of the state and its people, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said that Central Government would not take any steps which would jeopardise the interest of the indigenous people of the state and the Clause 6 of the …


CM Sonawal says ‘Literature is the mirror of the society’ as he releases book ‘Dronacharya’, among other books

December 23, 2016

ET Correspondent,

Guwahati:  “Literature is the mirror of the society and it plays great a role in bringing about an intellectual awakening of a society.

The society is reflected through literature and people can draw inspiration from the timeless works of master litterateurs,” Chief Minis…


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