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Serial blasts rock Assam on Republic Day

January 26, 2017

ET BUREAU I DIBRUGARH: Serial blasts by ULFA (Independent) shook northern Assam on Thursday as the State was celebrating Republic Day amid tight security.

Bombs were detonated in Charaidow, Sibsagar, Dibrugarh and Tinsukia districts, police said.

There was, however, no report of any casualt…


PMAY(Rural) launched in Lakhimpur: 8939 beneficiaries targeted in 2016-17

January 19, 2017

ET Correspondent I Lakhimpur

One of the most aspiring developmental scheme of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Prime Mantri Awaas Yojana-Gramin was today launched in Lakhimpur along with the rest of the State. It is note worthy that a residential house is dreamed to be realised for all throu…


Rijiju to inaugurate Pakke -Paga Festival tomorrow,

January 16, 2017

Shambhu Boro I Seijusa

 The three days long second “Pakey-Paga Festival-2017” organized by the department of environment and Forest Department in collaboration with the local people of Seijusa is undergoing from today here along the Assam-Arunachal border in Sonitpur District aiming at creating a…


Sonowal vows to set up skill development centres in all blocks of Assam

January 16, 2017

ET Correspondent I Guwahati

Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal vowed to set up skill development centres in all blocks of Assam to give to boost to youth empowerment in line with Swami Vivekananda’s dream of harnessing youth power for a strong and powerful nation.  Declaring this at a function to …


Business establishments gutted in devastating fire

January 15, 2017

Correspondent I Tezpur

In a devastative fire altogether six business establishments including three Medical Stores, one Fast Food shop, one cycle store and a grocery shop were devastated yesterday morning at Hatipilkhana area here.

Total 13 fire tenders from local area, Dhekiajuli and Rangapar…


Sarbananda Sonowal Govt. will provide loan to young entrepreneurs for setting organic industries

January 12, 2017

Correspondent I Guwahati  

 “Government of Assam will provide loan to young entrepreneurs for setting up of organic industries in the State.” Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said this while inaugurating the Ayurveda Panchakarma Training Institute set up by Santhigiri Ayurveda and Siddha Hospit…


‘Nulding Kut’ the "Festival of Renewal of Life” celebrated at Haflong

January 11, 2017

Correspondent I Haflong


The People belonging to Biate community of Dima Hasao celebrated ‘Nulding Kut’ the "Festival of Renewal of Life” throughout the district with traditional fervour and gaiety on Wednesday. At Fiangpui, near Haflong the Biate Cultural Organisation organizes a…


A man with fake currency arrested at Dhubri

December 31, 2016

ET Correspondent

Dhubri: Counterfeit demonetised notes with face value of around Rs. 2.86 lakh were seized at the time of depositing at Dhubri state bank bazaar branch from one man on Friday evening. 

According to sources, a person named Nur Alom came to deposit 2.86 lakh of rupees of five…


‘I am suffering from a complex disease that has no cure’: Zubeen Garg

December 29, 2016

Sasanka Talukda 

Bajali: Participating in a friendly football match organized by Bajali Hindu Yuba Chatra Parishad where Zubeen Friends’ Club and Bajali Prabin had a face-off at the Higher Secondary field, Pathsala in Barpeta district on Tuesday, Zubeen Garg scored a goal against Bajali Prabi…


National Integration Tour (NIT)

December 24, 2016

ET Correspondent

Dinjan: Meritorious students of Assam studying in remote corners of the state will head for celebrated national integration tour (NIT) organised by Dao Army Division. This seasonal Sadbhavana program will take students to important modern cities and historical places. The mai…