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Assam relaxes curfew in districts with declining Covid-19 cases

India, June 16 -- Assam government on Tuesday announced a fresh set of guidelines including shortening of curfew hours in districts where Covid-19 cases have declined considerably and warned districts... Read More


2 teens found hanging from tree were raped, then murdered; 7 arrested: Cops

India, June 15 -- The two teenage girls found hanging from a tree in Assam's Kokrajhar district were raped before they were killed and their bodies hung from a tree in an attempt to make it look like ... Read More


Assam students approach SC seeking cancellation of Class 10, 12 board exams

India, June 15 -- A group of students from Assam have petitioned the Supreme Court to cancel state board examinations for Class 10 and 12 to ensure equality with CBSE and other boards that have cancel... Read More


Assam govt employees who got both Covid-19 vaccine doses, told to return to work

India, June 14 -- The Assam government last week asked its employees who have received both the doses of Covid-19 vaccine to physically attend office from Monday as the test positivity rate has declin... Read More


Assam CM says deaths of 2 minor sisters 'mysterious', calls for thorough probe

India, June 13 -- Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday called for a thorough probe into the deaths of two minor sisters, who were found hanging from a tree in Kokrajhar district of Bodol... Read More


Inside a village in Assam untouched by the coronavirus

India, June 12 -- Life in Kawoimari Gohain Gaon in Assam's Jorhat district hasn't been idyllic since the pandemic hit India last year. Residents have barely stepped out of their houses, roads are bloc... Read More


Assam CM tells Muslims to adopt 'decent family planning' measures

GUWAHATI, June 11 -- Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday asked the Muslim community in the state to adopt "decent family planning" norms to bring down poverty and "control social prob... Read More


Assam CM tells Muslims to adopt 'decent family planning' measures

India, June 10 -- Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday urged the Muslim community in the state to adopt 'decent family planning' norms to bring down poverty and control social problems... Read More


Assam opens 300-bed Covid hospital in stadium; built in 20 days by DRDO

India, June 10 -- The Assam government on Thursday opened a 300-bed Covid-19 hospital at a stadium complex in Guwahati to combat the ongoing pandemic. Constructed in 20 days at a cost of Rs.21.46 cr,... Read More


In Assam, 81-year-old tea-garden doctor allegedly manhandled, police lodge FIR

India, June 10 -- An 81-year-old doctor posted in a tea-garden hospital was allegedly manhandled by a few people over enforcement of Covid-19 restrictions in the area, police informed on Thursday. Dr... Read More