Assam is likely to be the first state in the country to expand the central anti-tobacco campaign to all its districts, with Jorhat as the role model.

GUWAHATI, May 7 – The Kamrup (Metro) district administration has launched its second phase of cleaning and de-siltation to cope with the problem of artificial flooding that has assumed a perennial

Jahirpur (Kamrup), April 9: Five thousand faces, which have watched the Brahmaputra eat away their home and hearth for the past 50 years, today stood on the river bank applauding chief minister Tar

GUWAHATI, March 4 – The deplorable living conditions in as many as 16 villages on the city outskirts, which are bereft of even the basic amenities of health, education, power, water, communication,

GUWAHATI: The All Assam Shramik Krishak Kalyan Parishad (AASKKP) has lashed out at Dispur constituency MLA Akon Bora for giving permission for the setting up of industrial units on agri land in the Dimoria area.

Addressing a press conference in Guwahati today, All Assam Shramik Krishak Kalyan Parishad general secretary Pradip Kalita said, “Adhunik Cement had acquired hundreds of bighas of agri land in Senabor village under the Sonapur revenue circle and the no-objection certificate was given by the Sonapur Circle Officer under the directions of local MLA Akon Bora.

GUWAHATI: For the development of the backward Greater Dimoria Area, the Star Cement Manufacturing Company Limited is setting up a plant at the Chamatapathar area. But the development of the Greater Dimoria Area has its dark side too.

Noor Mohammed, a local resident of the area, alleged that the Star Cement had bought his plot of land, on which it is now setting up its plant, by forgery. Mohammed also registered a case of land grabbing against the Star Cement and a middleman named Gopal Sarma in the Gauhati High Court.

Guwahati, Dec. 27: Police today resorted to lathicharge and used rubber bullets and tear gas to disperse anti-dam protesters blocking National Highway 52 in Lakhimpur district of Assam.

GMCH to set up new lab to test sputum for micro bacterium tuberculosis

For the first time in the North-east, an intermediate reference laboratory is going to be set up at the Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) for the culture and drug sensitivity test of sputum for micro bacterium tuberculosis.

Finding the going uphill in their bid to sell their produce for good economic returns, raw jute farmers from different parts of South Kamrup area are facing acute crisis.

GUWAHATI: Social Welfare Minister Akon Bora today announced irrigation projects for Greater Dimoria in Kamrup (metro) district. All the three projects announced have a total budget of more than Rs 1,300 crore.