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Assam: From flood to poachers, 49 rhinos dead since new govt came to power
Posted On: 2016-08-12 10:57:34 , By Assam: From flood to poachers, 49 rhinos dead since new govt came to power Send Inquiry: Click Here


Forty-nine rhinos have died since May in Assam and horns of only 19 were recovered by the Forest Department, the state Assembly was informed on Thursday.
Replying to a written query by BPF MLA Majendra Narzary, state Forest Minister Pramila Rani Brahma said 49 rhinos have lost their lives since the new BJP-led government took charge in May this year.
Out of this, poachers killed five rhinos in K Read more...

Sonowal calls for cleaner Assam l
Posted On: 2016-08-11 11:34:52 , By Sonowal calls for cleaner Assam l Send Inquiry: Click Here


Guwahati, Aug 11: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal pitched for a clean Assam in sync with the Prime Minister's Swacch Bharat Mission. Releasing a book 'Not in My Backyard' on the Solid Waste Management in Indian Cities here, Sonowal said, "We are going through a tough time as waste production in the country is very alarming.In view of this, we need to inculcate the habit of cleanliness in all our Read more...

Festival to showcase rich culture of North-East
Posted On: 2016-08-04 10:17:52 , By Festival to showcase rich culture of North-East Send Inquiry: Click Here


A festival showcasing the varied music and dances of North Eastern India will be organised here beginning tomorrow seeking to promote the rich folk culture of the region. Titled "Amazing North-East...Paradise Unexplored," the festival organised by city based NGO, Life of Vision Foundation, will see over 22 artistes from the region performing the local songs and dances of the seven sisters."This is Read more...

Assam Chief Minister gives order to setup Embankment Protection Committee to be set up in Assam
Posted On: 2016-08-01 10:53:02 , By Assam Chief Minister gives order to setup Embankment Protection Committee to be set up in Assam Send Inquiry: Click Here


A protection committee to avert breaches in any embankment in flood-hit Assam will be set up with Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal issuing directions to Chief Secretary V K Pipersenia in this regard.
The Embankment Protection Committee comprising of engineers, experts, youth organisations, NGOs, clubs and socio-cultural organisations will help averting breaches in embankment with timely interven Read more...

Barak NGO demands substitute rail link
Posted On: 2016-06-27 14:51:18 , By Barak NGO demands substitute rail link Send Inquiry: Click Here


The Silchar-Lumding Broad Gauge Rupayan Sangram Committee on Saturday staged a dharna at Silchar railway station to demand construction of a substitute rail link between Chandranathpur station and Lanka in the state.
Hundreds of members of the committee joined the agitation.
The demand for an alternative rail route was raised keeping in view the poor condition of the Lumding-Silchar section of t Read more...

Guwahati becomes first city to have 'City Animal'
Posted On: 2016-06-07 12:30:45 , By Guwahati becomes first city to have 'City Animal' Send Inquiry: Click Here


The Assam state capital on Monday became the first city in the country to have its own City Animal with the Kamrup Metropolitan district administration declaring the Gangetic river dolphin as the mascot.
In a press conference, Kamrup Metropolitan Deputy Commissioner M Angamuthu said that the animal, locally known as 'Sihu', would be the 'City Animal' of Guwahati.
The district administration had Read more...

Traditional artworks by Rabha women on road to revival
Posted On: 2016-03-03 14:21:36 , By Traditional artworks by Rabha women on road to revival Send Inquiry: Click Here


Rabha is a tribal community based in the districts bordering Assam and West Bengal and belonging to the Indo-Mongoloid group. In West Bengal, they are forest dwellers spread across the Dooars region.
Rabhas traditionally depend on agriculture and non-timber forest produce. Women of the community, although skilled in traditional weaving, are shy in nature and were thus unable to bring their works Read more...




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