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    Laser-Guided Anti Tank Guided Missile Test-fired

    Anti Tank Guided Missile successfully defeated a target located at 3 km

    Smriti Irani shares traditional Naga dish recipe made by...

    The 13-year-old aimed to recreate a delicious Naga Yam stew originally made by her grandmother. The ingredients were: Yam, mustard leaves, tomatoes, chilly and ginger

    Your dreams will shape the reality of India: PM...

    The Indian Institure of Guwahati on Tuesday celebrated its 22nd convocation during which 1803 students from different disciplines graduated.

    DRDO conducts successful flight test of Highspeed Expendable...

    Abhyas is designed and developed by Aeronautical Development Establishment (ADE) of DRDO

    MORE TOP STORIES

    World Rhino Day: Centre launches National Conservation Strategy for One-Horned Rhino

    Marking the World Rhino Day, Javadekar said India is home to 3000 one-horned rhinoceros in the world

    Sushant Singh death case: Deepika likely to face NCB probe

    The Narcotics Control Bureau is set to summon Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone in connection to a drug case that sprung out of the investigations into the Sushant Singh Rajput death probe

    350 Detainees Released on Bail from Assam Detention Centres

    Parliament was informed that some 15 detainees lodged in different detention centres in Assam have died due to illness during the last two years

    Assam MP Ripun Bora and seven Opposition members Suspended from Rajya Sabha over Farm Bill chaos

    Ripun Bora was amongst the eight Opposition members who were suspended from the House for the remaining part of the monsoon session

    Double Trouble: Assam Doctors Test Covid Positive Again?

    In Assam, several doctors who had recovered from Covid infection were reportedly tested positive of the virus for the second time

    Flipkart to e-market Assam Bamboo Products

    Assam Bamboo Development Agency also inked an MoU with Cycle Pure Agarbatti

    COVID19 Vaccine likely in early 2021: Union Health Minister

    Vardhan said the government is aiming to bring down India's COVID-19 mortality rate to less than one percent from the current 1.64 percent

    Allow Kin to Perform Last Rites of Covid Victims: Calcutta High Court

    The court said that the right to dignity is not only available to a living person but also to his body after his demise

    351 jails infected with COVID-19; infections in prisons increasing fast: NCAT

    Among the COVID-19 infected prisons, 52 prisons had overcrowding from 101% to 312% as of December 31, 2019.

    Assam Cow Vigilantism Case: NHRC orders State Govt to pay Rs One lakh to victim

    Ali was not only beaten but also was forced to eat pork, which is forbidden among followers of Islam, while his restaurant was vandalised too

    Clause 6 Report ‘still’ with Assam Govt: Opposition blames Sonowal of ‘Backstabbing’

    The high-level committee on Clause 6 of Assam Accord submitted its report to Assam government and its recommendations are under examination

    Babri Masjid demolition verdict on September 30

    LK Advani, MM Joshi and Uma Bharati - key leaders of the BJP, were charged with conspiracy that led to the demolition of the 15th Century mosque

    Assam included in six states to get Khelo India State Center of Excellence

    Assam, Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Meghalaya and Sikkim have been identified as the next excellence centres

    ‘My Stamp’ released on A-SAT: India’s First Anti Satellite Missile

    The DRDO successfully conducted an Anti-Satellite (A-SAT) missile test ‘Mission Shakti’ from Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Island in Odisha on March 27.

    Give Bharat Ratna to Tenzing Norgay: Darjeeling MP Bista

    Norgay was recognized as one of the 10 Best Athletes and declared as one of the most influential people of the world by Time Magazine

    The Fate of Assam’s Two Paper Mills & A Long Wait

    Production at Cachar PM has been closed since October 20, 2015, while the HPCL management suspended production at Nagaon PM on March 13, 2017

    Mizoram CM upset over Jeje Lalpekhlua being sidelined for Arjuna Award

    Mizoram Football Association has sought a clarification from the Union sports ministry on why ace striker Jeje was denied of Arjuna Award

    Centre constitutes 3-Member Committee to inquire Baghjan blowout

    Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said that two officers of the OIL, directly looking after the operations has been suspended.

    Assam MP Gaurav Gogoi demands Judicial Probe into the 5 deaths during Anti CAA protest

    Gogoi said that all the deceased- Sam Stafford, Dipanjal Das, Abdul Alim, Ishwar Nayak, and Dwijendra Panging were killed despite being unarmed

    India’s coronavirus vaccine, COVAXIN’s animal trial successful: Bharat Biotech

    Telangana-based Bharat Biotech India (BBL) on Friday said that animal trials of Covaxin, its COVID-19 vaccine candidate, were successful.

    Sara Ali Khan, Rakul Preet Singh and Simmone Khambatta under NCB scanner

    Bollywood actor Sara Ali Khan, Rakul Preet Singh and designer Simmone Khambatta are under Narcotics Control Bureau scanner after Rhea Chakraborty confessed that the three actresses consumed narcotic substances

    India all set to bring anti-trafficking bill in Parliament; Smriti Irani

    The union government is prepared to bring an anti-trafficking bill in parliament. Minister of Women and Child Development Smriti Irani informed this in an online panel discussion on Wednesday

    Huge amount of money withdrawn fraudulently from Ram Mandir trust

    A sum of Rs 2.5 lakh was withdrawn from the bank on September 1 and then a sum of Rs 3.5 lakh, two days later

    Air Force released Rafale video: Watch it here

    The aircraft became a part of 17 Squadron, the “Golden Arrows”. The first five Indian Air Force Rafale aircraft arrived at Ambala on July 27

    Baghjan tragedy continues: Engineer dies at well site

    Earlier, two firefighters also lost their lives while working at the blowout site

    IAF to induct Rafale aircraft on Thursday

    The French delegation includes Emmanuel Lenain Ambassador of France to India and Air General Eric Autellet, Vice Chief of French Air Force

    Sonu Sood arranges for brain tumor surgery for Guwahati-based woman

    The ‘messiah of migrants’ has now captured headlines by arranging a brain tumor surgery for a 46-year-old Assam resident named Guddi as she and her husband were unable to bear the expenses of surgery

    Bollywood stands for Rhea Chakraborty to ‘smash the patriachy’

    Minutes after her arrest in a drugs case linked to the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, social media was flooded with a quote on “smash the patriarchy” and #JusticeForRhea started trending simultaneously

    Government issues SOPs for partial reopening of schools from Sept 21

    In Unlock 4 guidelines, Ministry of Home Affairs said that students from class 9-12 can visit schools from September 21.

    IN PICS: Rhea Chakraborty arrested by NCB in drugs case

    Rhea Chakroborty has been arrested in Mumbai by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Tuesday after three days of questioning in connection with drugs-related allegations in the Shushant Singh Rajput case

    Sprinter Hima Das complains about poor food quality at NIS

    Star sprinter Hima Das and some other athletes have complained about the quality of food being served to them at Netaji Subhas National Institute of Sports (NS-NIS) in Punjab’s Patiala

    PUBG Mobile may return in India as PUBG corp pulls back association from Tencent Games in country

    As a part of the latest developments, the corporation has announced that PUBG Mobile will no longer be controlled by Tencent Games in India and the South Korea company will take the full charge of all the subsidiaries

    Take strong action and return Arunachal youths safely: Gaurav Gogoi asks Defense Minister

    On Monday, Union Minister Kiren Rijiju said that the Indian Army has already sent a hotline message to the counterpart PLA

    India-China clash: Firing takes place in Eastern Ladakh

    An incident of firing took place on the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Eastern Ladakh sector on Tuesday, according to sources

    24X7 Toll-Free Mental Health Helpline-KIRAN Launched

    Some 25 Institutions including eight National Institutes are involved. It is backed by 660 rehabilitation psychologists and 668 psychiatrists

    China has never recognized the so-called ‘Arunachal Pradesh’: China state-affiliated media

    Recently, five youths from Upper Subansiri of Arunachal Pradesh have been reportedly “abducted” by the Chinese People’s Liberation Army

    DRDO successfully flight tests Hypersonic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle

    The hypersonic cruise vehicle was launched using a proven solid rocket motor, which took it to an altitude of 30 kilometres.

    Doctor in Khaki: Meet the Assam Cop who is Winning hearts

    The Barpeta district police chief is also running a 50-bedded COVID care centre in Barpeta Police Reserve for police personnel and families

    Darjeeling, Kalimpong to regain its near-normal city ambience from Sept 8

    Hotels and restaurants in Darjeeling and Kalimpong will finally be opening from September 8 after remaining shut for over two months.

    Assam slips to 20 in ‘Ease of Doing Business’ Ranking

    State rankings will help attract investments, foster healthy competition and increase the Ease of Doing Business in each State.

    Assam Prisons have 89 Bangladeshi inmates: 170 in NE jails

    The NCRB records highlighted that amongst the northeastern states, the highest numbers of Bangladeshi prisoners were in Assam

    Chinese Army kidnapped 5 Indians from Arunachal Pradesh, claims Congress MLA

    The claim came at a time when tensions have flared up again in eastern Ladakh after China's unsuccessful attempt to occupy Indian territory

    PUBG gone: Here comes FAU-G

    Indian mobile games publisher nCore Games has announced a new game, called FAU-G, which will look to replace PUBG Mobile following the ban

    Account of PM Narendra Modi’s personal website hacked, confirms Twitter

    The twitter handle of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s personal website was hacked on Thursday morning with a series of tweets asking its followers to donate to a relief fund through crypto currency

    After TikTok, it’s time for PUBG to face the blow; Center bans 118 Chinese apps

    After the Indian Government banned 59 apps, including TikTok, UC Browser, the ministry of Information and Technology announced that it has now banned the popular gaming app Player Unknown’s Battleground (PUBG) among 118 others

    Rajnath Singh to visit Russia to attend a combined meeting of defence

    During his visit, Singh is also scheduled to meet Russian Defence Minister General Shoigu to discuss bilateral cooperation and issues of mutual interest.

    One ISF member killed in China Border showdown

    A Tibetan-origin soldier with India’s Special Forces (ISF) has been killed in the latest border showdown with Chinese troops on their contested Himalayan border, a Tibetan representative said Tuesday

    ‘Chaiwala’ betrayed ‘Chai’ workers: Opposition

    Brought to Assam by the British for tea cultivation in the early 19th Century, the tea tribe community is the backbone of Assam’s tea industry

    Delhi HC grants bail to Pinjra Tod member Devangana Kalita

    Kalita’s side had argued that there was no evidence to prove her participation in rioting and that she was only protesting against the CAA

    BREAKING: Weeklong State Mourning in memory of former President Pranab Mukherjee

    During the period of State Mourning, the National Flag will fly at half-mast on all buildings throughout India, where it is flown regularly

    BREAKING: Former President Pranab Mukherjee Passes Away: Nation Mourns

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted: “He has left an indelible mark on the development trajectory of our nation."

    Educational Institutes to remain closed up to September 30: MHA

    The Centre has permitted upto 50% of teaching and non-teaching staff to be called to the schools at a time for online teaching

    Left in Limbo: A year after NRC publication; Uncertainty continues over Citizenship

    The NRC update in Assam was a fallout of the Assam Accord of 1985, which sets March 24, 1971 as the cutoff date for citizenship

    Naga Peace Pact in September? Centre firm on Deadline

    Majority of stakeholders including Naga tribal groups and the Naga National Political Groups were reportedly ready to sign the peace accord

    Gaurav Gogoi appointed as Congress Deputy Leader

    The development came before the Monsoon Session of Parliament, which is likely to commence from September 14

    Central team begins field assessment of Assam Flood damage

    Assam State Disaster Management Authority said that the group was scheduled to visit at least seven flood-hit districts

    Assam Performs Poorly in Export Preparedness Index: Worse than other NE States

    The structure of the EPI includes four pillars –Policy; Business Ecosystem; Export Ecosystem; Export Performance

    Criminalise racism in India: NCAT to Committee for Reforms in Criminal Laws

    NCAT Coordinator Suhas Chakma says despite racism being one of the most serious issues of the country the Committee for Reforms in Criminal Laws has failed to include these issues in its agenda items.

    Constitution of National Council for Transgender persons arbitrary: Transgender Activist

    The council consists of five representatives from the transgender community and four experts from non-governmental organizations

    Raising GST on Tobacco Products can be Win-Win for economy, say Heath groups & Doctors

    The GST revenue receipts of both central and states governments have been severely affected due to the pandemic

    Centre constitutes national council for transgender persons

    The Council will be headed by Union Minister of Social Justice & Empowerment as Chairperson (ex-officio) and Union Minister of State for Social Justice & Empowerment as Vice-Chairperson (ex-officio).

    POLITICS: Ranjan Gogoi is not even a BJP member; Himanta Biswa Sarma slams Tarun Gogoi

    Tarun Gogoi claimed to have received information that the former CJI’s might be BJP's possible CM candidates for Assam

    Travel from Delhi to London via bus: Now at Rs 15 lakh

    A particular 20-seater bus, outfitted with business class seats, is being constructed for the journey

    Interstate Travel Soon! MHA says there shall be no restrictions

    It added further that such restrictions amount to a violation of guidelines issued by MHA under provisions of Disaster Management Act, 2005

    Garga Chatterjee tenders apology; Police say legal proceedings will continue

    On August 14, Chatterjee though moved the Gauhati high court seeking relief and a prayer for quashing the case against him, the high court dismissed the prayer and asked the crime branch to furnish the case diary within September 11.

    Law to Control Population Needed In India: Giriraj Singh

    Singh suggested that to eliminate population imbalance, the population law should be applied regardless of caste, religion and language

    Gargled Water instead of Swab for Covid-19 Test? Yes, says ICMR

    The cross-sectional study was conducted at the AIIMS, New Delhi over a period of one month on 50 confirmed COVID-19 patients

    Jorhat: Cleanest city in NE zone in Swachh Survekshan Awards

    Indore was declared the cleanest city in India for the fourth consecutive time. Surat and Navi Mumbai bagged the second and third spot

    PM Modi pens touching letter for MS Dhoni

    Modi said 130 crore Indians were disappointed but grateful for all that Dhoni has done for Indian cricket in the last decade-and-a-half

    Pranab Mukherjee’s health condition has slightly improved

    The 84-year-old Mukherjee was admitted to the hospital on August 10 and underwent critical brain surgery to remove a clot in his brain

    National Recruitment Agency gets Centre’s approve; Common Eligibility Test for govt jobs, PSBs

    The score will be valid for three years during which candidates can apply for jobs in different sectors

    Naga Peace Process: Why the Stalemate?

    Sources in the PMO has asked the Intelligence Bureau Director Arvind Kumar to bring the apparently derailed talks back on track

    CBI To Probe Sushant Singh Case; Supreme Court Setback For Maharashtra

    The apex court directed the Mumbai police to hand over all evidence it has collected to the investigating agency

    BREAKING: Assam Bboxer Lovlina Borgohain Nominated for Arjuna Award

    Though the COVID 19 triggered lockdown had affected in the training, she said that nothing but gold will satisfy at the Tokyo Olympics

    Akshay Kumar donates Rs. One Crore for Assam Floods: Sonowal Thanks

    Flood this year has created havoc across the state with over 56 lakh people being affected by it. At least 112 people were also killed

    SC Rejects request to Transfer Funds From PM-CARES to NDRF

    The Supreme Court said that the funds collected by the PM Cares Fund are entirely different and that these are funds of charitable trusts

    NCAT lambasts MHA’s Committee for exclusion of torture from its agenda

    The NHRC registered 35,554 cases of custodial deaths/rapes including 31,779 cases in judicial custody and 3,775 cases in police custody by the NHRC during 1994-1995 to 2018-2019.

    Centre asks states to utilise 80% CAMPA fund exclusively for afforestation

    Javadekar asserted that CAMPA fund cannot be wasted on infrastructure and other needs.

    Halicharan Narzary joins Hyderabad FC

    Hailing from Kokrajhar district, Narzary began his career in 2010 with AIFF's developmental side Indian Arrows which plied trade in the I-League

    NCC all set for a major expansion to cover 173 border and coastal districts

    The proposals of the scheme were announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his Independence Day address on 15 Aug.

    74th Independence Day: PM Modi launches National Digital Health Mission for All

    The program seeks to provide efficient and affordable health coverage through a wide range of data and infrastructure services

    Garga Chatterjee: A Major Headache for Assam Police

    Chatterjee though moved the Gauhati high court seeking relief and a prayer for quashing the case against him, the high court dismissed the prayer

    Prime Minister Modi to launch platform for transparent taxation on Thursday

    The prime minister’s office on Wednesday said that the Central Board of Direct Taxation (CBDT) has carried out several major taxes in the recent years.

    Daughter Has Equal Right to Ancestral Property by Birth: Supreme Court

    The apex court was taking up a batch of appeals that raised an important legal issue whether the Hindu Succession (Amendment) Act, 2005

    Pranab Mukherjee on ventilator support after surgery: Sources

    Mukherjee, who was the President between 2012 and 2017, urged all those who had come in contact with him over the past week to self-isolate

    Defence Ministry to ban imports of 101 military items; DRDO to meet requirement

    The list is prepared by MoD after several rounds of consultations with all stakeholders, including Army, Air Force, Navy, DRDO, Defence Public Sector Undertakings (DPSUs), Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) and private industry

    Air India Express jet crash: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan lauds local response

    The fateful Air India Express jet arrived at the Kozhikode International Airport at around 7:30 PM on Friday carrying 190 passengers from Dubai.

    Air India Express jet crashes in Kerala; nation mourns the deaths

    According to a source, at least three persons have died till the filing of this report besides severely injuring more than 20 passengers on board.

    Centre issues notification for CBI probe into Sushant Singh Rajput’s death

    The SC bench asked Maharashtra, Bihar and Rajput’s father to reply on actor Rhea Chakraborty’s petition seeking transfer of case from Patna to Mumbai

    Breaking: EIA 2020: Karnataka HC Restrains Centre from Publishing Final Notification Till Sep 7

    The bench in its order has clarified that it will be open for respondents to take all permissible steps on the basis of impugned draft notification

    Lord Ram to unite the world: PM Modi

    Chanting ‘Jai Siyaram’ in between his speech, Modi said, “People from across the world will visit the grand Ram Mandir to witness Lord Shri Ram and mother Janaki. As such, it will connect India with the rest of the world.”

    Ministry of Defence signs MoU with IIT Kanpur and Dept of Administrative Reforms

    The MoU envisages IIT Kanpur to develop Artificial Intelligence to conduct an exploratory and predictive analysis of Public Grievances

    UPSC Result 2019: Rahul Modi secures rank 420 in bizarre coincidence

    The candidate’s name- a combination of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Congress leader Rahul Gandhi — immediately set Twitter on fire

    Home Ministry Seeks 3 Months Additional time for framing CAA Rules

    In Assam, CAA has sparked huge protests forcing the state government to impose a curfew in the capital city of Guwahati in December

    Union Home Minister Shah Tests Covid-19 Positive

    In his tweeter handle, the Union Minister on Sunday said, “After experiencing the early symptoms of the pandemic Covid-19, I got myself tested and was found positive.”

    International flights in India ban till August 31

    The ban on international flights was extended even as capacity on domestic routes has been hiked to 45 percent from the earlier 33 percent

    Supreme Court dismisses PIL seeking CBI probe into Sushant Singh Rajput death case

    The apex court in response to a prayer said that it has no relevance whether the deceased actor was a good human being or not

    ‘Withdraw draft EIA 2020: Environmentalists & Groups from Himalayan region tells Environment Ministry

    From the Western to the Eastern Himalayas, in about 12 states, a population of close to 80 million, depend almost entirely on land and forest-based livelihoods

    India and Indonesia agree to further enhance bilateral defence cooperation

    The possible areas of expansion of defence and military ties were discussed between Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and his Indonesian counterpart General Prabowo Subianto during the Defence Ministers’ Dialogue

    Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas Donate for Assam Flood

    Though the situation has slightly improved on Sunday the death toll rose to 102 as over 25 lakh people remained flood affected

    OPINION

    Communication and ‘Mitigated Speech’ in COVID affected World

    “Mitigated speech” is inherent in communication between subordinates and the superiors, especially in Asian cultures like ours

    Turning Crisis into Opportunity: Kanyaka, Pabhoi Greens way

    Pabhoi Greens also produces around 300 metric tonnes of pure organic vermicompost manure along with neem-based biopesticides

    Many Unanswered Questions Plumed in the Smoke of Baghjan Blaze

    Oil and Petroleum Ministry needs to keenly observe the nexus of corrupt oil officials and insurance companies, where there is suspicion

    Un(law)king Are We?

    As the Government tries to balance the pandemic and functioning of a country in the best way, the citizens need to take their duties seriously

    Nature-Society Relation – a Critical Interrogation

    The recent episodes of Baghjan Oil well fire, coal mining in DihingPatkai Biosphere Reserve, and the proposed extended-reach drilling under DibruSaikhowa National Park unfolds how ‘capitalist globalization’ continuously reproduces the frontiers

    Need for Sustaining Mother Language’s Relevance in Present day

    Children with a strong foundation in their first language often display a deeper understanding of themselves and their place within society

    Opinion: In Search of the Ramrajya

    News of scattered communal riots are coming from different parts including Assam; helping us observe and understand how such elements have started gaining foothold across the Assamese public discourse.

    TRENDING

    Assam Government to Begin ‘COVID-19 AG Test’, Results Within Hours: says Sarma

    To disburse the test reports in a faster manner, Sarma also highlighted the launching of a new COVID specific websites - covidassam.in.

    PM Modi to virtually address the students of IIT Guwahati on Sep 22

    The IITG will host its 22nd Convocation virtually on Tuesday in which the Prime Minister will be addressing the students as the Chief Guest.

    Rape Cases Rising in Assam: Over 9000 cases registered since 2015

    On Friday also, one woman from Musalpur area in Baksa district was allegedly raped by one Prashanta Rabha

    PM Modi dedicates Historic Kosi Rail Mega Bridge to Nation

    The Kosi Mega Bridge line project was sanctioned by the government of India during 2003-04. The Kosi Rail Mahasetu is 1.9 KM long

    AAP takes final decision to contest the 2021 Assam polls

    AAP national observer Rajesh Sharma, accompanied by Choudhury, toured the entire state from September 2 to 16.

    Construction of Biswanath Medical College will begin in December: Government

    Assam’s health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has already released the aerial and ground view of the proposed Biswanath Medical College.

    BREAKING: SEBA Top Official Arrested on Graft Charges

    The team also found many questionable and important documents during the search operation