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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The Closure Notice served by Pollution Control Board of Assam (PCBA) has been withdrawn.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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Cabinet gives ‘Aadhaar’ reprieve to Assam, Meghalaya, J&K, Ladakh

Cabinet gives ‘Aadhaar’ reprieve to Assam, Meghalaya, J&K, Ladakh

🕔19:23, 22.Apr 2020

New Delhi, April 22  The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval to relax the mandatory requirement of Aadhaar seeding of data beneficiaries of Assam, Meghalaya, Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh for release of benefits

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Quake jolts Assam, north Bengal

Quake jolts Assam, north Bengal

🕔09:57, 9.Feb 2020

Guwahati, Feb 9  A 5.0-magnitude earthquake struck western Assam and north Bengal on Saturday evening. There was no report of any damage or casualty, officials said. “The quake hit 35 km southeast of western Assam’s Bongaigaon and nearby north Bengal

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Third phase polling on Tuesday across 15 states

Third phase polling on Tuesday across 15 states

🕔18:56, 22.Apr 2019

New Delhi, April 22  People in 15 states will vote on Tuesday in the third phase of Lok Sabha elections scheduled for Tuesday which will see a maximum of of 117 seats going to the polls in a single phase

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Modi to visit Assam, Tripura, Arunachal next week

Modi to visit Assam, Tripura, Arunachal next week

🕔12:48, 2.Feb 2019

Agartala, Feb 2  Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Assam, Tripura and Arunachal Pradesh next week to launch several infrastructure projects and is also slated to address at least two public rallies, a BJP official said here on Saturday. The

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Assam, Rajasthan to roll out intra-state e-way bill

Assam, Rajasthan to roll out intra-state e-way bill

🕔10:36, 15.May 2018

New Delhi, May 15 Assam and Rajasthan are set to roll out e-way bill for intra-state movement of goods from this week, taking the total number of states and union territories which have implemented the system to 20, said an

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6 new faces likely in Assam cabinet

6 new faces likely in Assam cabinet

🕔10:50, 25.Apr 2018

Guwahati, April 25  Close to two years after the formation of the Assam government, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal is all set to expand his cabinet for the first time on Thursday. Sources said that six new ministers are likely to

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NBCC TO CONSTRUCT 65-STOREY ‘TWIN-TOWER TRADE CENTRE’ IN GUWAHATI

NBCC TO CONSTRUCT 65-STOREY ‘TWIN-TOWER TRADE CENTRE’ IN GUWAHATI

🕔11:40, 3.Feb 2018

Guwahati, Feb 3 : NBCC, a Navratna CPSE under the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA), Govt. of India, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Assam on 2nd February 2018 for the construction of a Twin-Tower

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World Bank loans $200 mn for Assam farm sector

World Bank loans $200 mn for Assam farm sector

🕔10:13, 31.Oct 2017

New Delhi, Oct 31  India signed a $200 million loan agreement with World Bank on Monday to facilitate investment in the agricultural sector and increase productivity in Assam, an official statement said. “The Government and the World Bank today (Monday)

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Assam to have water taxis, revamped waterways soon: Minister

Assam to have water taxis, revamped waterways soon: Minister

🕔15:11, 29.Mar 2017

Guwahati, March 29  Assam will soon start water taxis between Guwahati city and the airport near here, a state minister said on Tuesday.Assam Industry Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary said this while addressing a press conference and added that the government

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Assam to use paper trail during voting for first time

Assam to use paper trail during voting for first time

🕔11:25, 17.Mar 2016

Guwahati, March 17  Assam will be using Voter Verified Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) for the first time in the forthcoming assembly election, officials said on Wednesday.The VVPAT system will be used in seven districts — Kamrup (Metro), Cachar, Dhubri, Bongaigaon,

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Northeast can’t be developed from Delhi: Modi

Northeast can’t be developed from Delhi: Modi

🕔10:53, 27.Jul 2015

New Delhi, July 27  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said India’s northeast cannot be developed from Delhi and that he was deputing central government officials to find solutions to problems being faced by the region. “Is it possible to

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