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    Man Electrocuted in Guwahati Flood, Assam CM Orders Ex-Gratia

Man Electrocuted in Guwahati Flood, Assam CM Orders Ex-Gratia

One person was electrocuted in flood waters in Guwahati on Thursday, following which Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal ordered the release of Rs 6.5 lakh for the bereaved family. The

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    Ambubachi Mela Begins at Kamakhya Temple

Ambubachi Mela Begins at Kamakhya Temple

Kamakhya temple atop the Nilachal Hills in Guwahati has been closed for four days from Thurday on the occasion of the annual Ambubachi Mela. “The doors of the temple, one

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    Kaziranga Forest Guards Find Carcass of Adult Rhino with Horn Missing

Kaziranga Forest Guards Find Carcass of Adult Rhino with Horn Missing

Carcass of an adult female rhino with its horn missing was recovered on Wednesday in flooded Kaziranga National Park by forest guards. The carcass of the rhino was noticed by

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    Religious Tourism Centre to be Built Around Kamakhya Temple

Religious Tourism Centre to be Built Around Kamakhya Temple

Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday said Assam would be turned into a centre of religious and spiritual tourism, set around Ambubachi Mela and Kamakhya Temple. Sonowal, who was taking

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    World Bank Approves Rs 283 Crore Loan for Assam Project

World Bank Approves Rs 283 Crore Loan for Assam Project

World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has approved a loan assistance of 44 million dollars (Rs 283 crore) for the Assam State Public Finance Institutional Reforms (ASPIRe) Project. The loan

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    One Dead in Guwahati Flash Flood

One Dead in Guwahati Flash Flood

One person died in Guwahati as incessant rains caused havoc in the city on Thursday morning. The deceased was electrocuted as he waded through knee-deep water-logged Zoo Road area around

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Bishnu Rabha Award to Pulak Gogoi, Sailen Saikia

  Bishnu Rabha Award to Pulak Gogoi, Sailen Saikia

Noted painter Pulak Gogoi and Sattriya dance exponent Sailen Saikia were presented the Kalaguru Bishnu Rabha Award this year on

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12,229 Cases Registered in Assam in 2016-17

  12,229 Cases Registered in Assam in 2016-17

Major crimes in Assam have come down by more than three per cent during the 2016-17 fiscal though cases of

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Assamese Film Makes it to Hollywood Cinefest

  Assamese Film Makes it to Hollywood Cinefest

An Assamese language film by National Award winner Bidyut Kotoky is one of the five movies competing for the best

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Mumbai Police Looking for ‘Rapist’ Baba in Kamakhya

  Mumbai Police Looking for ‘Rapist’ Baba in Kamakhya

A team of Mumbai Police is in Guwahati looking for a self-proclaimed ‘baba’ in the Nilachal hills of Guwahati, atop

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Assam to Establish High Schools in Each Tea Estates

  Assam to Establish High Schools in Each Tea Estates

In order to tackle the school drop-out rates and improve the education scenario of the tea-garden areas, Assam government is

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AGP, BPF to Vote for Ram Nath Kovind

  AGP, BPF to Vote for Ram Nath Kovind

Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) leader Keshav Mahanta, who is also the Assam Science, Technology and IT Minister, said that the

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13 More Post Office Passport Seva Kendras in NE Soon

  13 More Post Office Passport Seva Kendras in NE Soon

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) and Department of Posts (DOP) have decided to open 13 additional Post Office Passport

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Section 144 CrPC in Kaziranga National Park Area

  Section 144 CrPC in Kaziranga National Park Area

Section 144 CrPC has been promulgated along NH-37 from Jakholabondha to Bokakhat and areas near Numaligarh for free and easy

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Wild Elephants Kill One, Enter Patanjali Herbal Park in Assam

  Wild Elephants Kill One, Enter Patanjali Herbal Park in Assam

A herd of wild elephants on Monday killed one person at Rangapara and intruded into Patanjali Mega Herbal Food Park

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Assam Floods: 60,000 People Affected, CM Reviews Preparedness

  Assam Floods: 60,000 People Affected, CM Reviews Preparedness

Heavy showers have inundated larges swathes of Assam, affecting 60,000 people in six districts following which Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal

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Paris Highlight for Looms of Assam

  Paris Highlight for Looms of Assam

May Edition, Fashion, NET Bureau, Sayantani Deb 2017 seems to be a lucky year for Assam handloom. After an amazing

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