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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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Blowout in Gas Well of Oil India Limited at Baghjan, Tinsukia 28 July 2020

Blowout in Gas Well of Oil India Limited at Baghjan, Tinsukia 28 July 2020

🕔17:42, 28.Jul 2020

Environmental Impact Assessment TERI Study on Air Quality & Noise Level: Recording of data at already installed analysers is in progress. Sample collection for monitoring of air quality and noise level is in progress. TERI study on Bioremediation of Sludge:

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No let up in Assam flood fury, 28 lakh people affected

No let up in Assam flood fury, 28 lakh people affected

🕔08:27, 25.Jul 2020

Guwahati, July 25  There is no respite in sight for Assam from the devastating floods, on for over a month now, with the death toll rising to 96 as three more persons were killed on Friday while 28 lakh people

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Moderate intensity quake hits Assam, no damage reported

Moderate intensity quake hits Assam, no damage reported

🕔08:07, 25.Jul 2020

Guwahati, July 25  An earthquake measuring 3.5 on the Richter scale hit central Assam’s Karbi Anglong district on Friday, the fourth quake to hit the state in the past 12 days, officials said. No loss of life or property has

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Amit Shah dials Meghalaya CM after flood ravages state

Amit Shah dials Meghalaya CM after flood ravages state

🕔17:30, 21.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 21  Faced with the raging flood situation in the North East India which has now affected Meghalaya as well, killing at least 5, Union Minister Amit Shah spoke to the state Chief Minister, on Tuesday. “Loss of

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Moderate intensity quake hits Assam, no damage reported

Moderate intensity quake hits Assam, no damage reported

🕔09:59, 19.Jul 2020

Guwahati/Aizawl, July 19  A moderate intensity earthquake measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale hit southern Assam’s Hailakandi district on Saturday, taking the number of tremors felt by the northeastern states to 14 in 18 days, officials of the India Meteorological

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Two earthquakes hit Assam, no damage

Two earthquakes hit Assam, no damage

🕔07:19, 17.Jul 2020

Guwahati, July 17  Two earthquakes of 4.1 and 2.6 magnitudes on the Richter scale hit some parts of Assam and adjoining northeast areas on Thursday. No damage or casualty have been reported. According to a India Meteorological Department (IMD) official,

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Blowout in Gas Well of Oil India Limited at Baghjan, Tinsukia District, Assam 27	June 2020

Blowout in Gas Well of Oil India Limited at Baghjan, Tinsukia District, Assam 27 June 2020

🕔15:57, 27.Jun 2020

Day’s Operation called off for the Day for Flood: After Heavy Rainfall at Baghjan since last few days, the area has been severely hit by flood and the site has been fully inundated with flood water. All River levels are

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Blowout in Gas Well of Oil India Limited at Baghjan, Tinsukia District, Assam 26 June 2020

Blowout in Gas Well of Oil India Limited at Baghjan, Tinsukia District, Assam 26 June 2020

🕔17:36, 26.Jun 2020

National Green Tribunal (NGT): National Green Tribunal has issued an order constituting a ten-member committee for investigation. NGT has also ordered OIL to deposit Rs. 25 Cr. as an interim money with DC, Tinsukia. Heavy Rainfall and Flood at Baghjan:

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Baghjan fire: NGT imposes Rs 25 crore fine on Oil India Ltd

Baghjan fire: NGT imposes Rs 25 crore fine on Oil India Ltd

🕔07:22, 26.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 26  The National Green Tribunal on Thursday imposed a heavy fine of Rs 25 crore on Oil India Ltd for causing damage to the environment, humans and wildlife, over its failure to stop the fire at its

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