Dhubri, Oct. 10: An NGO working for the preservation and protection of forests and environment has demanded vulture habitat centre status for Rajapara reserve forest.

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

Nagaon: In what should send alarm bells ringing, the drinking water sources in 571 rural areas in Assam are fluoride contaminated.

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

The State Government is planning an urban transport authority for regulating public transport in Guwahati. The draft legislation for the purpose is under preparation.

GUWAHATI, July 27 – The Census of India-2011 Provisional Population Totals (Rural-Urban Distribution Assam) which was released on Monday has recorded a decadal urbanisation growth of 27.61, which i

GUWAHATI: Tobacco consumption poses serious health hazards. The District Tobacco Control Cell is waging a war against tobacco use.
With the objective of creating awareness among people, the District Tobacco Control Cell had organized an orientation programme on tobacco control and its implementation recently, in collaboration with the Kaliram Barua Girls

Disruption in power supply and lack of awareness among the farmers have made the existing cold storage facilities of the State ineffective, despite there being a growing demand from the farming community and the intelligentsia for more such facilities. The State has so far two cold storage facilities.


GUWAHATI, April 20