More than five months after the ban on use of plastic pouches containing tobacco products by a Supreme Court verdict came into effect, which stated that manufacturers of gutkha, tobacco and pan mas

Guwahati: Flood situation has remained grim in total six revenue circles of Assam’s Sonitpur and Golaghat districts where a number of villages and tracts of crop lands were still under water for the second day on Thursday.

GUWAHATI, Aug 9 – The State Agriculture Department is working on an ambitious project to spread organic farming with support from the Government of India.

Jorhat, July 3: Tea gardens in Golaghat, Karbi Anglong and Jorhat districts may soon turn to rainwater harvesting in response to change in climate and have sought help from IIT Guwahati.

The chairman of the North Eastern Tea Association (NETA), Bidyananda Barkakoty, said a primary study carried out by IIT Guwahati on the impact of climate change on the water resources of the Brahmaputra basin h




True potato seeds (TPS) are sexually produced propagules of potato and are preferred for its high yield and the power to resist late blight disease of potato. Seed tubers used for propagation are high in volume and pose problems in quality, availability, transportation, marketing & storage. As compared to seed based systems of other crops, multiplication rates are low with high storage and transportation costs. As seed tubers undergo vegetative propagation, they are vulnerable to pathological and physiological degeneration during post harvest handling, transport and storage.

The Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) today decided to continue the movement against the construction of mega dams, while, the party will finalize its election strategy in the meeting of its general house tomorrow.

AGP sources said that the executive committee of the party, which met today, strongly reacted to the reported statement of the NHPC Chairman cum managing director regarding the construction o

With the decline in the rainfall activities over the NE region during the past about one week, the Brahmaputra is receding almost all over the State indicating an improvement in the overall flood situation in the State.