Both the paper mills which were making profits in the past have been lying closed for several years due to financial mismanagement, forcing some of its employees to commit suicide due to economic crisis and joblessness.
The Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati (IIT-G) on Wednesday said its researchers have developed a paper-based sensor that can make assessment of the freshness of milk by a simple method and instantaneous.
Calling the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) past masters at distorting history, veteran Congress leader Jairam Ramesh said, here on Wednesday, the ruling party was misleading people on Article 370 and Article 371.
The new buses procured under 'Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles' (FAME-1) and introduced as a pilot project will ply from Panbazar to Kamakhya Temple in Guwahati, officials said on Monday.
The French Development Agency (AFD) and the Assam Government have signed a 50 million euro project agreement towards supporting the state government's initiative to restore Assam's forest ecosystem and preserve its biodiversity.
While the BJP candidates won Ratabari, Rangapara and Sonari Assembly seats, the AIUDF led by perfume trader Moulana Badruddin Ajmal won the Jania seat in minority-dominated Barpeta district.
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has called for restoration of the Brahmaputra-Barak-Padma-Meghna riverine waterways to take forward the outcome of the India-Bangladesh Stakeholders' Meet.
After the death of 20 new-borns was reported in the past one week at the Jorhat Medical College and Hospital (JMCH) in Assam, the state government has rushed a team of doctors to the medical college.
Sonowal said the Centre's Act East Policy had given renewed vigour to development in the northeast, turning the region into the centre of New India's growth vision and implementation within a short time.
Voting is currently underway for the four Assembly constituencies in Assam. Polling started at 7 a.m. in all the polling stations in the four constituencies -- Jania, Sonari, Ratabari and Rangapara.
The four-month-long southwest monsoon has withdrawn from eastern and northeastern states and most parts of India during the last few days, a top Met department official said on Tuesday.
The Kaziranga National Park, the UNESCO world heritage site, in Assam would be opened for tourists on Saturday, said Divisional Forest Officer Rohini Ballav Saikia, here on Thursday.
Marri, who is the president of the Free Balochistan Movement, however, stated that Baloch nationalists have a high regard for the Hindu shrine even though the majority of them are Muslims.
The Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IIT-G) along with the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has begun implementing the Prime Minister's Special Scholarship Scheme for Jammu and Kashmir Students.
At least ten people died and eight others were badly injured in a tragic road mishap at Demow in Upper Assam's Sivasagar district on Monday morning, police said.
The sisters were beaten black and blue and also allegedly stripped by the police in custody. The torture led one of the sisters, who was pregnant, to deliver a stillborn baby.
The waterway connectivity between northeastern states and Bangladesh would boost the economy of the region, said Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb, in Guwahati on Monday.
The NRC has immense significance for the people of Assam as the state witnessed a six-year-long movement between 1979 to 1985 seeking detection and deportation of illegal Bangladeshis.
A senior police official in Silchar (south Assam) said additional security forces had been deployed in the mixed and minority-dominated areas. "In view of the situation in J&K, we are extra cautious," the official said.
'As per section 137, of the Indian Railway Act of 1989, travelling without ticket, improper ticket or un-booked luggage is an offence punishable by imprisonment or fine or both,' he pointed out.
Mega Entertainment organized the auditions for the 17th edition of Sunsilk Mega Miss North Eastand 10th edition of Garnier Men Mega Mister North East at Agartala on 3 july.
Although Assam tea is known worldwide for its quality due to hand plucking of 'two leaves and a bud', some of the gardens have resorted to harvesting tea leaves with sickles (which is popularly known as kasi) affecting the quality of the tea.
Bangladesh's Assistant High Commissioner in Guwahati, Shah Mohammad Tanvir Monsur, said this new flight would be a decisive step in the history of connectivity between India's northeast and his country.
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, his Cabinet colleagues and a large number of people participated in the main Yoga Day event held at Sarusojai stadium in Guwahati.