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Assam doctor held for raping woman colleague

Guwahati |Friday, 2021 5:15:05 AM IST

A doctor of a private hospital in eastern Assam's Dibrugarh was arrested on Thursday for allegedly raping a female colleague, police said.

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Assam to create nine elephant corridors

Guwahati |Thursday, 2021 10:45:06 PM IST

The Assam government has decided to create nine elephant corridors in eastern part of the state, one-and-a-half months after the death of 18 wild elephants in Nagaon district after being struck by a "

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Assam's growth lowest in NITI Aayog's SDG index: Congress

Guwahati |Thursday, 2021 2:45:06 AM IST

Assams progress from 2019 to 2020 was barely two points (55 to 57), with the state seeing the slowest overall progress among all states in India in the recent NITI Aayog Sustainable Development Goals

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Assam tea gets record prices at 1st mjunction special auction

Guwahati |Wednesday, 2021 4:15:06 AM IST

The first International Tea Day Special Auction organised by mjunction services limited, India's leading B2B e-commerce company, fetched record prices and met with resounding success at the Jorhat tea

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World's first genetically modified rubber plant planted in Assam

Guwahati/Agartala |Wednesday, 2021 2:15:06 AM IST

In a historic step, the worlds first genetically modified (GM) rubber plant was planted on Tuesday on the outskirts of Guwahati by the Chairman and Executive Director of the Rubber Board, K.N. Raghava

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Covid patients, soldiers, CMs perform yoga across northeast

Guwahati/Agartala |Tuesday, 2021 3:45:06 AM IST

Covid patients, armed forces personnel, Chief Ministers, Governors and people from different walks of life participated in the events organised to mark the 7th International Yoga Day in different nort

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Prominent Assam Cong MLA Rupjyoti Kurmi joins BJP

Guwahati |Monday, 2021 9:45:06 PM IST

In an important political development, four-time MLA and prominent Assam tea garden leader Rupjyoti Kurmi, who quit the Congress on Friday, joined the ruling BJP on Monday in presence of chief ministe

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105-year-old man beats Covid in Assam

Guwahati |Monday, 2021 4:45:05 AM IST

A centenarian in Assam has recovered from Covid-19 and was discharged from the Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) on Sunday.

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Assam, Manipur cancel Class X, XII board exams amid Covid shadow

Guwahati/Imphal/Agartala |Saturday, 2021 2:45:06 AM IST

In view of the Covid-19 pandemic, Assam and Manipur on Friday cancelled this years Secondary (Class X) and Higher Secondary (Class XII) board examinations.

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Prominent Assam Cong MLA Kurmi quits party, set to join BJP

Guwahati |Friday, 2021 10:45:07 PM IST

The Congress in Assam suffered a blow on Friday as its prominent MLA Rupjyoti Kurmi quit the party and announced to join the ruling BJP coming Monday.

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Royal Bengal Tiger killed in Assam

Guwahati |Friday, 2021 8:15:05 PM IST

A Royal Bengal Tiger has died due to "accidental firing" by forest personnel on Friday in the fringe areas of the world famous Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve (KNP & TR) in eastern Assam, of

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India 'priest' of peace, but can give apt reply to aggression: Rajnath (Ld)

Guwahati |Friday, 2021 2:45:06 AM IST

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Thursday that India is the "priest" of world peace, but it has the full ability and strength to give a befitting reply to all acts of aggression.

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