40 lakhs excluded from the final draft of NRC in Assam

Posted by - September 18, 2018

Avik Chakraborty The final draft of National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam was published on July 30, which excluded 40 lakh peoples name. For several decades Assam has tolerated the brunt of illegal migrant and NRC is the mechanism designed to oust the illegal migrant who came after March 24, 1971 in Assam. The

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Contribution of Vajpayee for the Development of Northeast

Posted by - September 3, 2018

NeW Bureau Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee died at 93 on Thursday, August 16, 2018 at AIIMS in New Delhi. Simple, respectful, friendly and always smiling, an iconic and charismatic figure who was loved by all was an honest statesman who often rose above political differences for the cause of humanity, justice and peace.

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Oil India Ltd Launches Solar Solution Happy Home Programme under CSR project Oil Urja

Posted by - August 7, 2018

Avik Chakraborty The inaugural function of OIL Urja Solar Solution Happy Home Programme, a CSR Project of Oil India Limited, Duliajan which is being implemented by Indian Institute of Entrepreneurship (IIE) was held on July 4, 2018 at Mirigaon village of Dibrugarh district. The programme was graced by  Binod Hazarika, MLA, Chabua constituency, MrinalKantiDhar, DFO

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World Environment Day: Commitment to Beat Plastic Pollution 

Posted by - July 31, 2018

Avik Chakraborty Assam also joined with the rest of the world in celebrating World Environment Day as he led the state in commemorating the day at Panbari Digboi with government’s commitment to protect the environment by beating the plastic pollution. Laying the foundation stone of Signature project in Digboi on June 5, 2018 as part

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Mutual Recognition Agreement (MRA) in Nursing with Singapore

Posted by - July 31, 2018

India has achieved the first significant breakthrough in its attempts to export professional services by signing a pact with Singapore that could soon allow Indian nurses to practise in the Southeast Asian country. These pacts are part of free trade agreements (FTAs) that India has signed with several regions, including Singapore, Japan, South Korea and Asean. India and Singapore entered into FTA in

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Northeast Torrential rains trigger landslides, flash floods

Posted by - July 31, 2018

Robert Torrential rain, landslides and flash floods wreaked havoc in several parts of North East India, claiming lives and throwing normal life out of gear in Manipur, Assam, Tripura and Mizoram. The Southwest Monsoon has already covered most of the four northeastern states, according to India Meteorological Department (IMD) officials in Guwahati and Agartala. The situation worsened

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Rs 340.4 crore flood relief released for Assam

Posted by - July 31, 2018

The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh disclosed in Guwahati (Assam) today that an amount of  Rs. 340.4 crore has been released for flood relief work in Assam. This amount includes

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Another Unmanned Crossing Tragedy

Posted by - June 25, 2018

Tushar Charan It is tempting to suggest that discourse by public figures in India is beginning to be vastly influenced by the daily soap of shouting and slanging matches on the so-called news channels. Just as the self-opinionated and screaming TV anchors have no qualms in peddling fiction laced with defamatory statements and even straight abuses,

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Friendly Media, Yet India Slipping in Freedom Index

Posted by - June 25, 2018

Atul Cowshish Even in the years just after Independence, the media in India was never such an ardent supporter of the ruling party and its leader as it is now. A handful of exceptions do not prove the rule. Criticism is rare and, in any case, it is more than ‘balanced’ with undiluted praise for

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