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Karbi Tourism Fest soon?

Karbi Tourism Fest soon?

Nagaon, ASSAM:  A Karbi Anglong tourism  festival is to be celebrated in a huge way here, say sources. The Karbi Anglong administration and the local autonomous council is planning a…

AGP opposes mega dams

AGP opposes mega dams

GUWAHATI, [Assam] –  Once the BJP chaps staged demonstrations against big dams, but now  Union Power Minister Piyush Goel is all in favour of big dams! So the members of…

Modi Govt. flip-flop hurts North Eastern prospects

Modi Govt. flip-flop hurts North Eastern prospects

GUWAHATI:  First they say that people in the northeast can set up an industry without registration, and register just before starting commercial production. Now they have suspended new registrations under…

Karbi Film Awards 2014

Karbi Film Awards 2014

DIPHU, June 25:  In a bid to give encouragement and due recognition to the talented artistes of the district, the Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council (KAAC) presented the Rangsina Sarpo Awards…

Assam tells Centre: don’t soften Bangla Border

Assam tells Centre: don’t soften Bangla Border

Guwahati:  The Government of India is exploring the possibility of a softening the border with Bangladesh, but the Assam government has shot the idea down, it is learnt. The Assam government has…

Forest man.. film on Assamese forest lover awarded

Forest man.. film on Assamese forest lover awarded

Jorhat, Assam: The inspiring story of Jadav Payeng, the man who single-handedly planted nearly 1,400 acres of forest, has won hearts and an award at Cannes. Forest Man, based on…

NE India’s first LT Gen takes command

NE India’s first LT Gen takes command

GUWAHATI (ASSAM) – Lieutenant General Konsam Himalay Singh  from Manipur has assumed command of the White Knight Corps, the largest corps of the Indian Army. He is the first Lieutenant…

Tata Tea-Union nexus scams tea garden workers?

Tata Tea-Union nexus scams tea garden workers?

Guwahati (ASSAM): Have big tea companies bought off the unions and given a raw deal to the humble workers? The cup that cheers has brought bad news for tea major…

Assam’s largest family votes today

Assam’s largest family votes today

BISWANATH CHARIALI, ASSAM – The largest ‘voter family’ with a strength of 118 voters will exercise their franchise on Monday in Sonitpur district for the election of Tezpur Lok Sabha…

First ever Cycle Scavenger Hunt in Assam

First ever Cycle Scavenger Hunt in Assam

Today is World Autism Awareness Day. GUWAHATI: On Sunday,  the first Guwahati Cycle Scavenger Hunt, organised by city-based Assam Autism Foundation, was flagged off  by Mithoo Baruah, former international swimmer, and…

Canard and croc tears in Assam

Canard and croc tears in Assam

GOGAMUKH – In one of his most ridiculous statements yet,  Narendra Modi on Monday accused the State Congress government of trying to settle cheap Bangladeshi labourers in the forests of Assam by killing…

Guwahati Leopards in Jeopardy

Guwahati Leopards in Jeopardy

GUWAHATI: Leopards have suddenly taken a liking to the streets of Guwahati, Assam’s capital city. The high incidence of leopards straying into the city’s residential areas in search of prey…

Govt wants to dehorn rhinos, Assam students angry

Govt wants to dehorn rhinos, Assam students angry

GUWAHATI: Dehorn the rhino to save him from being killed by poachers? A hare-brained proposal if there ever was one, and the All Assam Students’ union isn’t pleased at all.…

Witch hunters kill 3 but cops see no bodies

Witch hunters kill 3 but cops see no bodies

KOKRAJHAR: Another family believed to be practicising witchcraft  is slaughtered  in Assam, but so far nobody has told the police where their bodies have been hidden! In a fresh case…

Dam the Siang, Damn the Northeast!

Dam the Siang, Damn the Northeast!

GUWAHATI:  Forty four hydel projects proposed along the one river in Arunachal Pradesh that feeds the Brahmaputra? Does the Government of India want to plunge the entire north-east into a…