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‘Assamese Tea Ceremony’ aiming to popularising traditions of Assam Tea

Guwahati: As Chinese and Japanese tea ceremonies remain widely known worldwide, the traditional way of serving tea to guests in Assam is also being popularized through the ‘Assamese Tea Ceremony’ which has become an annual event in the state. Into...

Earthquake of 3.6 magnitude hits Assam

Guwahati: An earthquake of 3.6 magnitude hit Guwahati city and its nearby areas in Assam on Thursday, an official bulletin said. There was no immediate report of any loss of life or damage to property, the PTI quoted it as...

Assam reports 27 new COVID-19 cases

Guwahati: Assam reported 27 new Covid-19 cases, including five students of Kokrajhar's Central Institute of Technology (CIT), during the last 24 hours, taking the total total cases to 2,17,454, according to official sources on Thursday. The five CIT students were...

Will make Assam infiltrator free, flood free in next 5 years: Amit Shah

Guwahati: In poll-bound Assam, Home Minister Amit Shah today pledged that he would make the state `infiltrator free’ and `flood free’ the two major issues plaguing the state since its inception. Shah, who has now become a regular visitor...

AFSPA extended in Assam for another six months

Guwahati: The Assam government on Wednesday extended the existing 'disturbed area' status of the state for another six months from February 27 under the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA). "As per powers conferred under section 3 of the Armed...

Assam Congress collects over 1 lakh Anti-CAA ‘Gamosas’

Guwahati: The Assam Congress has thus far collected over 1 lakh Anti-CAA Gamosas through its door-to-door collection drive. “Resonating with the plight of the people in Assam, the Congress cadres have been able to garner over one lakh gamosa through...

Assam Govt will not pay any ransom to ULFA (I) for abducted oil employees

Guwahati: The Assam Government will not be paying any ransom to ULFA-I for the release of the two abducted oil company employees. This was informed by Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma. Appealing ULFA-I for the release of the two abducted Quippo...

Biswajit Daimary has been elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha

Guwahati: Biswajit Daimary has been elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha from Assam. BJP’s Biswajit Daimary was declared the winner of the by-election to the Rajya Sabha seat from Assam on Tuesday.No other candidate from any other party filed nomination...

Several schools, university reports COVID- 19 cases in Assam

Guwahati: Several educational institutes in Assam have reported COVID-19 cases forcing many schools and colleges to suspend daily classes, which were opened without any restrictions from January 1. Just a couple of days after several teachers at the prestigious Don...

Assam-born United Nations officer awarded Royal Order of Sahametrei and Sowathara of Cambodia

Guwahati: Assam born United Nations officer Kaushik Barua has been awarded a medal under the Royal Order of Sahametrei and Sowathara of Cambodia. Assam-born Kaushik Barua is the Country Director of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). Barua along with...
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EC announces poll dates for Assam, West Bengal, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry

New Delhi:  The Election Commission of India (EC) Friday announced poll dates for assembly elections in four states and...
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