08 Aug 2014
Guwahati: At least 272 persons have died in Assam after being diagnosed of having Encephalitis this year. Of the 272 having shown Acute Encephalitis Syndrome, 124 perished due to Japanese Encephalitis (JE) alone, an NRHM health official said on Friday.
30 Jul 2014
Tezpur(Assam): More than five thousand people in 15 villages of Assam's Sonitpur district have been affected with water level of the rivers rising alarmingly today due to heavy rainfall in the catchment areas of neighbouring Arunachal Pradesh.
11 Aug 2014
Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Monday presented a Rs 1,385.77 crore deficit budget for the state for 2014-15 financial year. "The Budget estimates of 2014-15 show a receipt of Rs 57,311.39 crore under the consolidated fund of the state."
02 May 2014
New Delhi: Following the killing of 11 people in two separate incidents of violence in the last 24 hours in the state, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has deployed 15 additional companies of central paramilitary forces in Assam.
13 Aug 2014
Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday apprised Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh of the situation at Uriamghat in Golaghat district where a person was killed in firing by miscreants from across Nagaland and sought additional central para-military forces for the area.
15 Aug 2014
Guwahati: Expressing concern over repeated disturbances in Bodoland Territorial Area Districts, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Friday said any such attempts by forces inimical to India" will be dealt with firmly.
12 Aug 2014
New Delhi: To prevent incidents of violence, Assam government has been advised to take strict security measures, including seizure of illegal weapons, Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday.
06 Aug 2014
Guwahati: A total 14 districts in Assam are facing drought-like situation due to lack of rains this year, state Agriculture Minister Nilamani Sen Deka told the assembly on Wednesday.
14 Aug 2014
Guwahati: Various Assam government departments have not paid electricity bills running into Rs 108 crore even as the average tariff for common people is proposed to be hiked by 17 percent to Rs 7.45 per unit in 2014-15.
29 Jul 2014
Guwahati: The National Council for Science and Technology Communication (NCSTC) has extended support to a programme, 'Learning for Cogent Living', conceptualized by an NGO of Assam to help people lead a rational way of life.