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Thursday, Nov 14, 2019


Nov 08, 2019 20:17
This week’s recommended reads includes a new translation of the Bhagavad Gita, a study of what makes restaurants successful in India, and a biography of one of India’s mighty rivers read more
Oct 20, 2019 18:29
Majuli used to be home to 65 ‘Satras’, Vaishnavite monasteries which preserve and propagate the teachings of 15th century scholar-reformer Srimanta Sankardev. Only 22 of them exist now, the others shifted from the island due to the threat of erosion. read more
Oct 12, 2019 23:10
The Yogi Adityanath government celebrated Deepotsav in Ayodhya for the first time in October 2017, about seven months after the BJP came to power in the state in March 2017. read more
Jul 29, 2019 19:40
India, China and Bangladesh should manage the shared resource in the region and depoliticise water security. read more
Jul 19, 2019 00:34
Floods, which are an annual phenomenon in Assam, have marooned 30 of the 33 districts of the state affecting around 4.28 million people, according to the state disaster management authority officials. read more
Jul 16, 2019 22:34
India sprinter Hima Das requested people to make donations for Assam flood relief fund on Tuesday. read more
Jul 15, 2019 20:39
Over 83,000 people uprooted by floods are now living in 494 relief camps in Assam. A total of 4157 villages in 113 revenue circles have been affected and crops across 1.50 lakh hectares inundated. read more
Jul 14, 2019 16:42
Last month, several such messages about the likelihood of flash floods, cloudbursts, landslides etc helped many in Assam’s Kokrajhar, Chirang and Baksa districts to avoid severe losses. read more
Jul 13, 2019 21:40
Almost all the rivers, including the Brahmaputra, Burhidihing, Dhansiri, Desang, Jia Bharali, Kopili, Puthimari, Beki, Katakhal and Kushiyara are in spate and flowing over the danger mark at several places in the state. read more
Mar 29, 2019 18:11
A novel that features an essay on Compassion for the Communist Party, a book on historical journeys into Tibet, and two ‘anti-novels’ read more
Mar 18, 2019 11:33
Gauhati Lok Sabha constituency has alternated between the Congress and the BJP, and was held by Bijoya Chakravarty of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), who defeated Manash Borah of Congress in the Lok Sabha elections. read more
Feb 06, 2019 07:57
Climate change will begin altering water levels in the Ganga and Brahmaputra in the next three decades, and after 2050, the rivers could record an abrupt decrease in flow, according to a study that predicts disruptions which could jeopardise agriculture... read more
Feb 02, 2019 00:06
Talking about the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, the chief minister asserted it is not true that the Assam Accord will be violated if the bill was implemented. read more
Dec 28, 2018 11:55
Railways authorities had placed thick steel plates at five points on the road portion of the 1.5km long bridge after concrete joints at some places started falling off. read more
Dec 26, 2018 08:38
The pipes are gone and the holes sealed. It is among the few changes helping the neighbourhood dispel rumours, shed off unwanted attention and get rid of fear in the wake of the deaths. read more