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First Janshatabdi train between Manipur, Tripura and Assam to boost trade, tourism

First Janshatabdi train between Manipur, Tripura and Assam to boost trade, tourism

🕔10:22, 9.Jan 2022

Agartala/Imphal, Jan 9 (IANS) The first Janshatabdi Express train connecting three northeastern states — Assam, Manipur and Tripura — was flagged off by Railways Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw on Saturday. Speaking on the occasion, Union DoNER (Development of North Eastern Region) Minister

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NABARD pegs Assam’s priority sector credit potential at Rs 36,292 cr

NABARD pegs Assam’s priority sector credit potential at Rs 36,292 cr

🕔07:50, 9.Dec 2021

Guwahati, Dec 9 (IANS) The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has projected a credit potential of Rs 36,292 crore for Assam for financial year 2022-23, officials said on Wednesday. NABARD officials said that the projected credit potentiality for

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Delhi, TN lead India’s switch to electric cooking with 17% adoption: CEEW

Delhi, TN lead India’s switch to electric cooking with 17% adoption: CEEW

🕔08:43, 19.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) States such as Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Assam, and Kerala have seen a gradual uptick in the adoption of electric cooking (eCooking) devices, according to an independent study released by the Council on Energy, Environment and

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Moderate quake shakes Assam, Bengal, no damage reported

Moderate quake shakes Assam, Bengal, no damage reported

🕔08:05, 24.Aug 2021

Guwahati, Aug 24  A ‘moderate’ earthquake, measuring 4 on the Richter Scale, was reported in Assam’s Kokrajhar and adjoining West Bengal and Bhutan on Monday, officials said. The National Centre for Seismology (NCS) said that the tremors were felt in

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MHA in regular talks with Assam, Mizoram govt, tracking situation

MHA in regular talks with Assam, Mizoram govt, tracking situation

🕔09:51, 1.Aug 2021

New Delhi, Aug 01  The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) is in regular talks with Assam and Mizoram administrations over the situation amid the continued border row between the two northeast states, the officials said here on Saturday. Admitting that

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Assam to adopt Gujarat model for power sector reforms

Assam to adopt Gujarat model for power sector reforms

🕔07:44, 16.Jun 2021

Guwahati, June 16  The BJP-led Assam government would adopt the Gujarat model and follow its technological solutions in metering, billing, collection of electricity bills besides improving the functioning of various power companies, officials said on Tuesday. According to the top

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NE India’s first DRDO supported Covid hospital in Assam

NE India’s first DRDO supported Covid hospital in Assam

🕔19:47, 10.Jun 2021

Guwahati, June 10  The DRDO supported first ever 300-bed Covid hospital in northeast India was inaugurated in Guwahati on Thursday by Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma. The modern Covid Care Hospital was set up by converting a portion of

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ULFA-I releases abducted 3rd ONGC official after 31 days

ULFA-I releases abducted 3rd ONGC official after 31 days

🕔13:52, 22.May 2021

Guwahati, May 22  After 31 days, ULFA-I on Saturday released ONGC’s third technical staff Ritul Saikia in Nagaland, Assam Police officials confirmed and said he is likely to reach home in eastern Assam’s Jorhat by Saturday evening. An Assam police

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BJP-led NDA returns to power in Assam for 2nd time in a row

BJP-led NDA returns to power in Assam for 2nd time in a row

🕔06:31, 3.May 2021

Guwahati, May 3  The ruling BJP-led NDA returned to power in Assam for the second consecutive term as the “Mitrajot” secured 68 seats in the 126-member assembly, election officials said on Sunday midnight. According to the latest tally of the

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Modi urges voters in Bengal, Assam to cast votes in record numbers

Modi urges voters in Bengal, Assam to cast votes in record numbers

🕔14:06, 1.Apr 2021

Guwahati, April 1  Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who addressed several election rallies in West Bengal and Assam, on Thursday urged voters of the two poll-bound states to cast their votes in record numbers and strengthen the festival of democracy. Modi

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India’s growth engine to be powered by Assam, NE: PM

India’s growth engine to be powered by Assam, NE: PM

🕔16:16, 22.Feb 2021

Guwahati, Feb 22  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that India’s growth engine would be further boosted with the development of Assam and the northeastern region. Addressing a massive public gathering at Silapathar in eastern Assam’s Dhemaji district, the

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Assam and NE region will be hub of East-Asia: PM Modi

Assam and NE region will be hub of East-Asia: PM Modi

🕔15:51, 18.Feb 2021

Guwahati, Feb 18  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that with the launching of a huge number of connectivity projects, Assam and the northeast region would emerge as the hub of East-Asia. The Prime Minister said that Assam and

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After Assam, Meghalaya slashes petrol/diesel prices by up to Rs 5.54 per litre

After Assam, Meghalaya slashes petrol/diesel prices by up to Rs 5.54 per litre

🕔07:08, 17.Feb 2021

Guwahati, Feb 17  After Assam, the government in neighbouring Meghalaya on Tuesday announced a reduction of prices by at least Rs 5.54 per litre on petrol and diesel. Recently, Meghalaya had cut petrol and diesel prices by Rs 2 per

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Modi to visit Assam, West Bengal on Feb 7

Modi to visit Assam, West Bengal on Feb 7

🕔09:51, 6.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 6  Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be on a day’s visit to poll-bound Assam and West Bengal on February 7 to lay the foundation stone for several infrastructure projects. According to a government statement, Modi will visit

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OIL widens its exploration network in Northeast

OIL widens its exploration network in Northeast

🕔11:55, 31.Jan 2021

Guwahati/Agartala, Jan 31  After Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram, the state-owned Oil India Limited (OIL) has ventured out to the fourth northeastern state of Tripura, aspiring to explore natural gas by conducting a seismic survey. OIL, India’s second largest national

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OIL launches project on women’s health and hygiene in Assam district

OIL launches project on women’s health and hygiene in Assam district

🕔17:06, 26.Dec 2020

Guwahati, Dec 26  The state-owned OIL has launched ‘OIL Shakti’, a society-based sanitary napkin production and marketing unit in Assam, to promote the menstrual health and hygiene management among women of vulnerable communities so as to reduce maternal and infant

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Assam to be India’s 1st state to teach Indian civilisation

Assam to be India’s 1st state to teach Indian civilisation

🕔07:27, 15.Dec 2020

Guwahati, Dec 15 Assam will be India’s first state where Indian civilisation irrespective of religion would be taught after the closing down of hundreds of government run madrassas and Sanskrit tols (schools), state Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Monday.

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Assam govt to invest Rs 200 cr to boost tea industry

Assam govt to invest Rs 200 cr to boost tea industry

🕔07:52, 26.Sep 2020

Guwahati, Sep 26  To boost Assam’s tea industry, the state government on Friday announced four schemes with collective investment of Rs 200 crore, Finance and Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said. The minister said that the four schemes — interest

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Assam oil well fire: Leakage expected to be capped at any moment

Assam oil well fire: Leakage expected to be capped at any moment

🕔08:03, 18.Aug 2020

Guwahati, Aug 18  Indian and foreign experts are now in the final stages of capping the oil well leakage and dousing the fire at the state-owned Oil India (OIL) field in eastern Assam’s Tinsukia district. “The experts and engineers expected

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Numaligarh refinery gets environmental nod for expansion

Numaligarh refinery gets environmental nod for expansion

🕔07:55, 11.Aug 2020

Guwahati, Aug 11  The state-owned Numaligarh Refinery Limited (NRL) in Assam has received environmental clearance from the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change for its expansion, officials said here on Monday. The officials said that NRL, whose 27th Annual

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