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The much-awaited Bhupen Hazarika memorial would be inaugurated tomorrow on his death anniversary. The state government has lined up a series of programmes on Thursday in memory of the maestro. 15000 female singer will sing the song “Manuhe manuhor babe” on the day. In 2011, the state government announced...

Five KPLT militants arrested in Diphu: Security forces arrested five militants of Karbi People’s Liberation Tigers (KPLT) at Diphu in Karbi Anglong district in Assam. Police said that, all of them were trying to kidnap a businessman when security forces arrested the militants. Three pistols and ammunitions have been recovered from them. In another case, police arrested...

Bomb found near Barbaruah police station in Dibrugarh: A powerful bomb was found this afternoon few meters away from Barbaruah police station located at Dibrugarh in Assam, the police said. More details awaited. ...

Panic gripped Amguri in Sivasagar district, Majuli in Jorhat district and several other parts of upper Assam following massive maneuvers of fighter aircrafts,...

Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary in Central Assam’s Morigaon district with a dense population of the Great Indian one-horned rhinoceros reopened for tourists today after a routine closure of four months during the monsoons. Located in the western part of the district and adjacent to Guwahati, the sanctuary was formally reopened for both foreign and domestic visitors this...

The 17th North East Book Fair has begun on Friday at Chandmari AEI field in Guwahati. Around 105 publishing houses from across the country participated in the event. The 10-day fair has begun yesterday at the playground of Assam Engineering Institute at Chandmari here. All Assam Publishers and Book Sellers Association, the organiser of the fair, is hopeful of receiving...

Several teachers were mercilessly beaten up by Assam Police personnel in Sivasagar on Saturday. Nearly 1,530 school teachers from Sivasagar district in Upper Assam today called a 12-hour bandh demanding regularisation of their jobs and payment of pending salaries. The protesting teachers were beaten up by police personnel. The protesting teachers alleged that they are...

Assam is also joining rest of the country in celebrating the birth anniversary of first Deputy Prime Minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. Several programmes has been organised on this occasion. People from all walks of life will take part in Run for Unity at SAI field in Guwahati. Union Sports Minister Sarbanand Sonowal and Member of Parliament S S Ahluwalia will participate...

Assamese movie khel The Game: Most awaited Assamese movie ‘KHEL-The Game’ was released across the state on Friday. Renowned artists like Barsha Rani...

As the Durga Puja celebrations started on Monday, more than 500 pandals in Guwahati prepared to offer prayers and ‘pushpanjali’ to the Goddess. Puja organizers have completed their preparations to receive the hordes of devotees who started flocking to the pandals from Saptami onwards to offer pushpanjali. Police asked Durga Puja committees to deploy women volunteers...