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Assam , Top News

Indian Railways to run 3 trains in Assam from June 1

As a part of restoration service of 200 trains across the country, Indian Railways will run three trains in Assam from June 1. Talking to News Live, Northeast Frontier Railway (NF Railway) public relations officer (PRO) Nripen Bhattacharyya said that total five trains will resume services from June 1 under NF Railway. Among these, Delhi-Dibrugarh […]

4 years ago

National , Top News

India’s count of COVID-19 cases continues to surge, PM shifts his motto to ‘Jaan bhi, jahan bhi’

As total coronavirus cases in India on Saturday crossed 7,500, Prime Minister Narendra Modi marked a shift in tackling the pandemic from his earlier motto of ‘Jaan hai toh jahaan hai’ to ‘Jaan bhi, jahan bhi’ or from “the world exists if life exists” to “life as well as the world.” The Prime Minister’s thrust […]

4 years ago

Assam , Politics , Top News

NDFB puts end to all speculation, to join politics

Putting an end to all speculations, the NDFB said that it would contest the Bodoland Territorial Council elections. Talking to newspersons, NDFB-S general secretary BR Ferenga said that the NDFB will fight the polls independently. However, Ferenga maintained that the NDFB has an open door policy and will join hands with like-minded parties. The NDFB-S […]

4 years ago

International , National , Top News

India-Bangladesh joint military exercise concludes in Shillong

The Indo-Bangla joint military exercise ‘Samprit-IX’, conducted at Umroi Army camp in Shillong, successfully came to an end today, after 14 days of extensive joint military drills and trainings, on counter terrorism environment under UN mandate to neutralize threats anywhere in the world. Talking to newsmen, Major General Sandeep Bajaj of the Indian Army said […]

4 years ago

Assam , Top News

Former Assam Police ADGP Pallav Bhattacharya appointed as APSC Chairperson

Former Assam special DGP, Pallab Bhattacharya has been appointed as the Chairperson of the Assam Public Service Commission (APSC). The former top cop served as the additional director general of Assam Police. He is also a member of the high-level committee on clause 6 of the Assam Accord. Meanwhile, former IAS officer – Sanjeev Gohain […]

4 years ago

Assam , Top News

‘Bodoland remains our primary demand’: NDFB (S) Chief B Saoraigwra

The NDFB anti-talks faction which is all set to sign a fresh agreement has maintained that Bodoland is still its main demand. Talking to newspersons for the first time after returning to the mainstream, the NDFB-S chief B Saoraigwra alias Amar Basumatary said Bodoland remains the primary demand besides maintaining that the Centre is quite […]

4 years ago

National , Top News

Two-day nationwide bank strike from Jan 31 over wage revision

United Forum of Bank Unions has decided to observe a two-day strike on January 31 and February 1, demanding early wage revision settlement which has been due since November 1, 2017, said the All India Bank Employees Association. Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present her second Union Budget on February 1. Banks will also […]

4 years ago

Assam , Politics , Top News

AICC Gen Secy Harish Rawat refutes allegations of party workers involvement in anti-CAA violence

The BJP may have blamed the Congress for violence during anti-CAA protests, but the latter has rubbished all such allegations. Briefing newspersons in Guwahati, AICC general secretary Harish Rawat brushed aside all charges of involvement of party workers in the violence during anti-CAA protests. Rawat, who is also the Congress in charge for Assam said […]

4 years ago

Meghalaya , Politics , Top News

UDP wins big in Shella by-election

In a record breaking victory, the United Democratic Party (UDP) not only managed to retain the Shella assembly seat but also broke the trend of small winning margin by 6,221 votes. UDP’s Balajied Synrem defeated his nearest rival and independent candidate Grace Mary Kharpuri by 6,221 votes. Synrem got 12,002 votes while Kharpuri his nearest […]

5 years ago

Assam , Top News

Bypolls in 4 Assam LACs peaceful, estimated 75% turnout till 5pm

By-elections in four legislative assembly constituencies in Assam ended peacefully with an estimated 75% aggregate turnout recorded till 5 pm. Bypolls in Assam were held in Ratabari, Sonari, Rangapara and Jania following the election of the MLAs to the Lok Sabha in the general elections. While the estimated turnout at Jania till 5pm was 78.21%, […]

5 years ago