03 Sep 2014
Washington: A lottery system would decide the participants who would get to attend the public reception of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 28 at the prestigious Madison Square Garden in New York City, organizers of the event have said.
02 Sep 2014
London: Former skipper Geoffrey Boycott blasted England's cricket selectors saying they need to have some fresh thinking in picking players for the ODI squad.
01 Sep 2014
London: Drinking tea reduces the risk of dying from causes unrelated to the heart, a new study has claimed. Researchers investigated the effects of coffee and tea on cardiovascular (CV) mortality and non-CV mortality in a large French population at low risk of cardiovascular diseases.
01 Sep 2014
Dibrugarh (Assam): Three persons, including two women, were killed and seven others injured, when a high pressure LPG pipeline exploded in upper Assam's Sibsagar district on Monday, a senior police officer said.
16 Aug 2014
Guwahati: Trade inquiries were made by different countries for Assam tea at Hong Kong International Food Expo 2014 where the state Directorate of Tea is a participant.
27 Aug 2014
Guwahati: Over 12 lakh people have been affected in floods in 16 districts of Assam. Many rivers, including the mighty Brahmaputra and its tributaries, continue to flow above the danger level, the authorities said on Wednesday.
29 Aug 2014
Itanagar/ Kokrajhar: Incessant rainfall for the past couple of days has triggered landslides and floods in several parts of Arunachal Pradesh and Assam.
31 Aug 2014
Guwahati: One of the first luxury river cruises from Patna to Varanasi on the Ganga River, traversing a distance of over 420 km has been launched. The cruise, ‘MV Rajmahal’ has been launched by the state-based Assam Bengal Navigation Company (ABN).
28 Aug 2014
Guwahati: Assam Police has rescued 422 victims of human trafficking, mostly minors, and arrested 281 offenders since 2011, according to the Criminal Investigation Department (CID), highlighting the magnitude of this problem in the entire northeastern region.Official records showed that of the total 93 victims of trafficking in 2011, 36 were minors, and of these 36, 28 were girls.
23 Aug 2014
Beijing: Polyphenols found in green tea are strong antioxidants and can protect your brain in case of a spinal cord injury. Chinese researchers have found evidence that polyphenols can protect spinal cord neurons against oxidative stress and can reduce free radical damage.