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Assam among top five states in national literacy rate

With 85.9 per cent, Assam has ranked fifth in terms of literacy rate among other states in the country, revealed data from a report...

Assam: Baghjan blowout well fire doused after 104 days

After multiple failures in capping and killing of Well No. 5 at Baghjan oilfields in eastern Assam's Tinsukia district, public sector giant Oil India...

Assam govt issues fresh Unlock guidelines: Here’s all you need to know

The Assam government on Friday issued fresh guidelines for COVID-19 unlock in the state. Lifting of weekend lockdown and night curfew are among the fresh...

Weekend lockdown, night curfew lifted in Assam

The Assam government has lifted the weekend lockdown and night curfew, informed chief secretary Kumar Sanjay Krishna through a Twitter post. “Weekend lockdown and night...

COVID-19 patients opting for cabins to be charged: Himanta Biswa Sarma

Assam health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Friday clarified that COVID-19 patients who opt for paying cabins will have to pay for it. Sarma...

Assam Assembly passes bills for creation of three more autonomous councils

The Assam Legislative Assembly on Thursday passed three bills to create separate autonomous councils for Moran, Matak and Koch-Rajbongshi communities in the state. The Moran...

Assam Assembly session begins on a stormy note

The four-day Assam Legislative Assembly session began on a stormy note on the first day of the monsoon session on Monday, amid heated arguments...

President Kovind virtually presents Arjuna Award to Lovlina Borgohain

Assam Boxer Lovlina Bogohain, was on Saturday presented the prestigious Arjuna Award by President Ram Nath Kovind for her outstanding performance, via a virtual...

Kamrup (M) district tops Assam’s COVID-19 fatalities

The Kamrup (M) district has recorded the highest number of COVID-19 deaths in Assam, said Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma while addressing a press...

Assam’s COVID-19 tally crosses 1 lakh mark with 2,560 fresh cases

With the addition of 2,560 fresh cases, the COVID-19 tally in Assam crossed the 1-lakh mark on Friday. The overall tally in the state...