GUWAHATI, Dec 20 – During the current financial year, the State initially faced some problems in utilising the Non-lapsable Central Pool of Resources (NLCPR) funds due to the State Assembly electio

GUWAHATI: Work on the 9th Agricultural Census, 2010-11 will finally begin in Assam towards the end of September.

KAZIRANGA, Sept 12 – An issue intrinsically linked to Kaziranga National Park’s long-term conservation interests has been left unaddressed by the forest authorities and the State Government with th

HOWRAGHAT, Aug 30 – Timber smugglers have been holding sway in Karbi Anglong reserve forests. Illegal trade in timbers has been going unabated in the Karbi Anglong district.

GUWAHATI: The Government of India has approved the State Mission Mode Project on Agriculture (MMPA) under the National e-Governance Plan. Assam , along with six other States, has bee selected under phase I as a pilot State.

SILCHAR: The Union Ministry of Tourism, North East section, sanctioned Rs. 605.42 lakh for tourism develpment in Barak Valley and the two hill districts of Dima Hasao and Karbi Anglong.

The package as outlined then includes improvement of road from the foot hills of Bhuban Hills to the temple of Shiva, provision of beautification, landscaping, illumination, improvement of approach road as well as site development at Khaspur, recreation and public facilities at Banskandi Anua, development of children's park near Normal

The Union ministry of environment and forests has expressed concern over environmental degradation along the hills of Karbi Anglong in proximity to Kaziranga National Park.

Former Union environment and forest minister Jairam Ramesh had written to Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi last month, saying the ministry had been receiving a number of complaints on environmental deprivation in the hill ar

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


Terming the restoration of the World Heritage Site (WHS) status on Manas National Park as a commendable achievement, Forest Minister Rockybul Hussain today said that the State Government would leave no stone unturned to maintain it as an ideal wildlife habitat and destination.

Manas was placed as a WHS (in danger) in 1992 in the middle of a decade-long social unrest which did considerable harm