Kokrajhar: The Indian Confederation of Indigenous Tribals People (ICITP), North East Zone, expressed serious concern that the Bodoland Territorial Council is no exception to the threats faced by the forests of BTC and Assam, as a result of the ongoing illegal influx from Bangladesh and other neighbors in the State.

The ongoing silent aggression of the infiltrators to the State of Assam by slowly outnumbering and marginalizing the indigenous people of Assam and the local communities in districts like Dhubri

GUWAHATI, March 5 – A project on forest and biodiversity conservation is on the anvil in Assam with assistance from the French Development Agency at an estimated cost of 60 million euros, reports P

The United Commercial Bank (UCO Bank) Barpeta recently organised a mega agriculture credit disbursement camp at the Tarun Ram Phookan Smriti Sadan, where loan amount of Rs 2 crore were distributed

Kokrajhar, Aug. 25: Another person died of Japanese encephalitis here today, taking the toll to four.

GUWAHATI: In 2004, excess water from the 60 mega watt (MW) Kurichu hydropower project was released flooding several rivers in Assam including the Hakua, the Beki and the Manas. As a result, it created an unprecedented flood hazard in districts of Barpeta and Baksa

The Assam government has drafted an ambitious plan to introduce cultivation of jatropha (Jatropha curcas ) to help farmers boost their income, and also to produce bio-diesel.

The state agriculture department last week organised a day-long training workshop for farmers and NGOs working in rural areas to popularise the crop.



Guwahati, Aug.

Shillong, July 27 (IANS): Three earthquakes shook parts of Meghalaya and Assam within eight hours on Tuesday, triggering panic among residents. No casualties were reported.

The first tremor measuring 4.1 on the Richter Scale with its epicentre at Barpeta region in Assam was felt at 12.43 am in Meghalaya and Assam, an official at the Central Seismological Centre here told IANS.