19 Dec 2014
Guwahati: The Assam government on Friday said the state has attracted investment commitments of nearly Rs 26,000 crore under North East Industrial and Investment Promotion Policy (NEIIPP), under which registration of new schemes have been suspended.
18 Dec 2014
Guwahati: Assam Assembly Speaker Pranab Kumar Gogoi on Thursday warned if subsidised foodgrains to tea garden workers are stopped, then "bad days" will come for the state with likely deterioration in law and order situation and urged BJP MLAs to raise the issue with the Central government.
03 Dec 2014
Guwahati: Assam government on Wednesday claimed the Centre has decided to stop supply of subsidised foodgrains for tea garden workers through Food Corporation of India.
10 Dec 2014
Stockholm: There is an Assam connection to this year's Nobel Prize ceremony here with a special tea served at the grand banquet coming from the northeastern state of India.
18 Dec 2014
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Central government to complete fencing work along the Indo-Bangla border within three months to check cross-border influx of illegal Bangladesh nationals into Assam and streamline the process to deport them back.
16 Dec 2014
Kolkata: Black tea, known for its immunity boosting potential, can now also help prevent and mitigate the effects of stomach ulcers caused by alcohol consumption, a scientist said. Excessive alcohol intake can irritate the stomach lining, triggering inflammation - a localized physical condition in which part of the body becomes reddened, swollen, hot, and often painful. Inflammation increases the risk of developing ulcers.
16 Dec 2014
Guwahati: The state government will bring a resolution in the assembly requesting the Centre for proper implementation of the Assam Accord.
12 Dec 2014
London: A mushroom with hallucinogenic properties has been found growing at Buckingham Palace but no one suspects Queen Elizabeth II of cultivating the magic mushroom.
27 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Issues ranging from honour killings, plight of tea garden workers and "drastic" labour law reforms to electoral representation to people of several villages in Andhra Pradesh were raised in the Lok Sabha on Thursday during the Zero Hour.
15 Dec 2014
Guwahati: Assam Assembly Speaker Pranab Kumar Gogoi on Monday said he would refer to the Privilege Committee alleged inaction over non-utilisation of a two-year old flood relief fund for Sonitpur district despite his ruling on the issue in the last session of the House.