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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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Blowout in Gas Well of Oil India Limited at Baghjan, Tinsukia District, Assam 24 June 2020

Blowout in Gas Well of Oil India Limited at Baghjan, Tinsukia District, Assam 24 June 2020

🕔18:28, 24.Jun 2020

Tarun Kapoor, IAS, Secretary, Petroleum & Natural Gas, Govt. of India, visited Baghjan#05 blowout site on 23-06-2020 along with CMD and Functional Directors of OIL to take stock of the work progress at site. Later, Shri Kapoor also visited the

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Blowout in Gas Well of Oil India Limited at Baghjan, Tinsukia District, Assam 23 June 2020

Blowout in Gas Well of Oil India Limited at Baghjan, Tinsukia District, Assam 23 June 2020

🕔19:58, 23.Jun 2020

The Closure Notice served by Pollution Control Board of Assam (PCBA) has been withdrawn. PCBA has asked OIL to fulfill certain conditions within specific timeframes. OIL will take necessary steps to comply with the directives/conditions of PCBA. Environmental ImpactAssessment Environmental

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Blowout in Gas Well of Oil India Limited at Baghjan, Tinsukia District, Assam 21	June 2020

Blowout in Gas Well of Oil India Limited at Baghjan, Tinsukia District, Assam 21 June 2020

🕔16:33, 21.Jun 2020

After the tripartite meeting held at DC-Tinsukia’s office yesterday, all shut in producing oil/gas wells under Baghjan EPS, which were stopped by protesters, had been opened between 7 PM and 8 PM and started flowing. However, drilling and workover operations

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Blowout in Gas Well of Oil India Limited at Baghjan, Tinsukia District, Assam 19 June 2020

Blowout in Gas Well of Oil India Limited at Baghjan, Tinsukia District, Assam 19 June 2020

🕔17:40, 19.Jun 2020

Lt. General Rana Pratap Kalita, AVSM, SM, VSM, General Officer Commanding (GOC) of the 3 Corps with other senior officials from 3 Corps, Indian Army visited Blowout Area today at Baghjan to monitor the progress of work at ground zero.

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Blowout in Gas Well of Oil India Limited at Baghjan, Tinsukia District, Assam 16 June 2020

Blowout in Gas Well of Oil India Limited at Baghjan, Tinsukia District, Assam 16 June 2020

🕔17:16, 16.Jun 2020

Preparation for capping the Well One team of experts from Alert is visiting wellsite to assess the preparation at site for capping the well. A team from 3 Corps Indian Army carried out survey for constructing a Bailey Bridge over

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

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

🕔05:35, 10.Jun 2020

While the clearing operations were on at the well site, the well caught fire. There is no casualty reported. A fire fighter from ONGCL sustained minor injuries. Fire tenders are at the site controlling the spread of fire. While chalking

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

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

🕔20:37, 5.Jun 2020

5th June 2020 Highlight:OIL will be providing an amount of Rs,30,00.00/ (Rupees Thirty Thousand) to each of the impacted families as an immediate relief. The detailed beneficiary list with name and bank account details will be prepared by District  Administration.

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Om Birla nominates 15 Lok Sabha MPs for Delimitation Commission

Om Birla nominates 15 Lok Sabha MPs for Delimitation Commission

🕔06:48, 29.May 2020

New Delhi, May 29  Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla has nominated 15 MPs from Jammu and Kashmir, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland and Manipur as Associate Members to assist the Delimitation Commission in re-drawing the Lok Sabha as well as assembly

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