Amid debate over 'love jihad' and legislation related to marriages, Assam Health and Family Welfare Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on November 30 said that state government has started drafting legislation to have transparency in marriage. "One..
Gateway to Northeast India - Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport, Guwahati airport is a major connectivity point which experiences huge passenger traffic round the year. The challenge to handle the crowd grew significantly as the Covid-19..
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.
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..
Mortal remains of former chief minister of Assam, Tarun Gogoi was brought to Rajiv Bhawan (Assam Pradesh Congress Committee) in Guwahati on November 24. He passed away on November 23 at GMCH in Guwahati. Gogoi was undergoing treatment at GMCH for..
Leaders from various political parties and citizens paid their last respects to former chief minister of Assam Tarun Gogoi at his residence in Guwahati on November 24. He passed away on November 23 at GMCH in Guwahati. Tarun Gogoi was undergoing..
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal paid last respects to Tarun Gogoi, who passed away on November 23 at GMCH hospital in Guwahati. Former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi passed away at age of 86. Veteran Congress leader's Gogoi's health condition was in..
Former Assam chief minister and veteran Congress politician Tarun Gogoi passed away at the age of 86 in Guwahati on November 23. Tarun Gogoi was undergoing treatment at GMCH for post-COVID complications. Gogoi's health condition was in 'very critical'..
On Day 3 of Chhath Puja, devotees across the country offered prayers to sun god. Rituals were performed at crowded Patna College Ghat. Devotees at Assi Ghat in Varanasi took holy dip in Ganga on the auspicious day. People also offered prayer at ghats..
Arrangements are almost done for Chhath Puja celebrations on the banks of River Gomti in Lucknow on November 20. This year four-day festival will be celebrated amid COVID-19 pandemic. Chhath Puja is one of the most popular festivals for the people of..
On the occasion of Diwali, Devotees flocked to Vivekananda Kali Mandir in Guwahati. Kali Puja is being observed in Guwahati, with COVID precautions. 5-day Kali Puja commenced today. A Sporting Club's Secretary in Kala Pahar said, "We have put..
Ahead of Diwali, shopkeeper selling lights in Guwahati claimed that Chinese lights business have defused this year as customers are opting for 'Made in India.' Supply of Chinese lights have been halted this year, therefore Indian manufacturers have..
After controversy over his proposed museum in Assam's Char Chapori region, Congress legislator Sherman Ali said the word 'Miya', over which he has come under from the ruling BJP, is nowhere mentioned in the proposal which, Ali said, has been approved..
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..
India has become the second country to pass 8 million coronavirus infections according to figures on Thursday. Cases have dipped from September's peak, but officials warn that the situation could again get worse. Adam Reed reports.
Big-budget Durga puja committees in Guwahati decided to lower down the budget this year ahead of COVID-19 pandemic. Bishnupur Sarbajanin Durga Puja Committee has decided not to make a giant pandal this year. The budget of celebration this year has..
Assam government to disband the madrassa board in the state. Assam Health and Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that the state government has decided to close madrassa education in Assam based on certain definite research but private..
Business of idol makers in Guwahati remained affected ahead of Durga Puja due to COVID-19 pandemic. Idol makers are suffering huge loss this year. An Idol maker said, "We are suffering huge losses this year. We are in trouble."
Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that the state-run madrasas will either be converted into regular schools or they will be shut down, after teachers are transferred to schools, following a notification which will be released in November..
A hardline BJP leader from Assam is opposing a beef diet for tTigers in the Guwahati zoo. On Monday, Assam BJP leader Satya Ranjan Borah and some other people who claimed to be cow protection activists blocked a gate of the Guwahati zoo through which..
After months of closure, famous Kamakhya temple in Guwahati reopened for devotees. The inner sanctum sanctorum was closed in view of COVID-19. Devotees were seen visiting the famous temple to perform 'parikrama'. Keeping in mind the COVID spread, 15..
Inland Water Transport Department resumed passenger ferry services on Brahmaputra River in Guwahati on October 05. The services were suspended in September after the increase in the water level of the river.