Sporadic violence in West Bengal over Citizenship Act, Curfew relaxed in Guwahati and Dibrugarh as uneasy calm returns, CM Sarbananda Sonowal appeals for calm, Key BJP Assam ally AGP has a rethink on Citizenship Act, BSDhanoa confirms India was ready to escalate attack on Pakistan and more...
Hundreds of people paid homage to former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi at Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra in Guwahati. Former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi passed away at age of 86. Gogoi had tested positive for COVID in August.
A Royal Bengal Tiger strayed out of a forest in the outskirts of Assam’s Tezpur. In a video, the tiger was seen attacking locals after straying out of the forest. At least two people have been injured in the incident. Forest officials reached the area to control the situation. They suspect that the tiger strayed from either Kaziranga National Park or Nameri National Park and Forest Reserve. Watch the full video for more.
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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi paid floral tribute to the former chief minister of Assam Tarun Gogoi. He was accompanied by Congress National General Secretary K C Venugopal. Tarun Gogoi passed away on November 23 at GMCH in Guwahati. He was undergoing treatment for post-COVID complications.
A Kali puja committee have made a pandal with clay material in Assam's Dibrugarh. Tarun Samity Kali Puja Committee tried to give village look to pandal and used earthen products for it. Artists looked it as an opportunity to garner and enhance their skills. One of the artists said, "We thought to make the idol in a creative way. People here are very skilful and have immense talent. Therefore we aimed to enhance their skills." The committee was inspired by PM Modi's vocal for local initiative. One of the members of the committee said, "We used local products, made clay items and used it for decoration, following Prime Minister's call of vocal for local."
A rare species of turtle was found at the resident of a local in Assam's Dibrugarh on November 13. Forest officials reached the spot and rescued the turtle. It was later released by the forest department in Joypur rainforest.
Manohari Gold Tea, a famous tea produced by Manohari Tea Estate, was auctioned at Rs 75,000 per kg at Guwahati Tea Auction Centre creating a record for the third successive year. In the year 2018, Manohari Gold Tea was sold for Rs 39,001 per kilogram for the first time in history and again in the year 2019 breaking all records it was sold for Rs 50,000 per kilogram. This year, the Gold Tea was bought by Vishnu Tea Company with the highest bid of Rs 75,000 per kilogram, breaking all its previous records. The tea was purchased for their retail store, upcountry buyers and their eCommerce website, "www.9amtea.com". As stated by Parth Lohia, Director, Manohari Tea Estate, Dibrugarh said, "I congratulate Vishnu Tea Company because they have something rare under their possession."
Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma spoke on state's current situation over the Citizenship Amendment Act. He said that there will be no curfew in Guwahati during the day. Sarma's address to the..
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PROTESTS RAGE IN NORTH EAST OVER CITIZENSHIP BILL, SOME AIRLINES CANCEL FLIGHTS TO DIBRUGARH AND GUWAHATI, PM SAYS ASSAM HAS NOTHING TO FEAR FROM CAB, CONGRESS DISSAPOINTED OVER SHIV SENA WALKOUT, SUU..