Guwahati  
 
logo
  Guwahati,
North East »» Children not taking care of parents’ maintenance: Tripura minister•••BJP launches peace campaign in Tripura •••Northeast study centre launched at Miranda House •••State »» AASU, ABSU express concern over bandh call during ongoing exams•••KMSS organizes mass rally in Jorhat, demands land pattas  ••• Hospital x-ray machine defunct, patients suffer •••National »» Congress demands Jaitley apologise for ‘insulting’ Indian academia, Chidambaram slams him •••‘Sasikala cannot vote, EC should disqualify her as AIADMK leader’•••Rijiju asks who is ‘polluting’ DU girl’s mind, draws opposition flak•••International »» ‘India needs to acknowledge its asymmetry with China’•••Trump competing with Oscars with White House governors’ ball•••Hundreds attend peace march•••    
  Home » Guwahati City
Risking life and limb!

By our Staff Reporter

GUWAHATATI, Jan 10: The picture of the wooden bridge above speaks volumes of the problem that afflicts people who have to use it, risking life and limb. This has been a long-drawn-out problem, but it is all water under the bridge now.

The bridge is on the Gopinath Nagar Road that leads people residing in the area to Dr. BK Kakati Road at Sarabbati in the ci...

 
GMC launches ‘free-footpath’ campaign

GUWAHATI, Jan 10: In a bid to free the footpaths of the city from rampant encroachment by vendors and shopkeepers, the Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) recently initiated an awareness campaign to sensitize the people.

The campaign is directed towards both the vendors and the citizens to drive home the point that footpaths are only to be used by pedestrians and hence they should be ...

 
Book fair ends, publishers a worried lot

By our staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, Jan 10:  Publication Board, Assam did claim that books worth Rs 2.50 crore have been sold at the 30th Guwahati Book Fair. However, the publishers who did business in the fair till the concluding day today said that they failed to get even rentals of their stalls.

Kunjalata Prakashan proprietor NR Goswami said that the expenditure which had t...

 
AXX announces schedule for president, secy general polls

By our Staff Reporter
GUWAHATI, Jan 10: The Axam Xahitya Xabha (AXX) has announced its schedule for the election of its president, vice president and secretary general to be held from April 1 this year. In its executive committee and delegates’ meeting held on Janaury 8 this year, the Xabha appointed Daso Kalita as the chief election officer and advocate Bijan Mahajan and Bhupen Sarma a...

 
‘Knowledge on AXX history a must to revive literary body’

By our Staff Reporter
GUWAHATI, Jan 10: Pragjyotishpur Axam Xahitya Xabha (AXX) general secretary Moinul Hussain has said that the AXX is ailing now, and if one is willing to bail it out from the jail one has to go through AXX’s history of sacrifices. Hussain said this at a discussion held at Gauhati Press Club here today on the golden jubilee celebration of Pragjyotishpur AXX unit and ...

 
Bhogali melas in city

By our Staff Reporter
GUWAHATI, Jan 10: In the run-up to the Bhogali Bihu, Bhogali melas are underway in the city. The melas are aimed at making Assamese munchies (snacks and other delicacies) available for urban people of the State. While Bor Axom is holding such a mela at Siddhinath Sarma Bhwan near Dighalipukhuri, Chiro Seuj Kalakrishti Kendra is holding another mela at Lakhidhar Bora Kshe...

 
Dispur to hold global business summit in Nov

Patowary to address ‘Assam State Seminar’

By our Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, Jan 10: Assam Industries and Commerce Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary has said that the State government will hold a global business summit in November, 2017 in Guwahati where leading business houses, industrialists and entrepreneurships will assemble to explore and invest in the State.<...

 
Lions Club to distribute rice among poor from Jan 13

By our Staff Reporter
GUWAHATI, Jan 10: District 322 D of Lions Club International has set a target for distribution of rice among the poor in the Northeast. Talking to newsmen at Guwahati Press Club here today, Lions Club Internal Managing Director Dr. Bhaben Choudhury (District 322 D) said: “We’re going to distribute as many as 10,000 bags of rice, each bag containing 2.5 kg, am...

 
Governor appeals to government functionaries to render their best to stimulate development of State

GUWAHATI, Jan 10: Assam Governor Banwarilal Purohit convened a meeting with the Deputy Commissioner, Joint Police Commissioner and heads of different departments of Kamrup (M) district and took stock of the development works, along with prevailing law-and-order situation in the district at Circuit House here today.

Kamrup (M) Deputy Commissioner M Angamuthu drew the attention of the Gov...

 
Use RTI, promote ‘Naturenomics’: Experts to MLAs

Sabal Bidhayak Programme

GUWAHATI, Jan 10: Experts today called upon Assam legislators to push for formulation of a three-pronged peace policy to tackle insurgency, urged elected representatives to elicit information related to public interest through the use of the right to information (RTI), and press the State Government to prepare a development strategy by merging nature with...

 
Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience.
— Paulo Coelho
       
Maximum
 
Minimum
 
Guwahati
27.0oC
22.0oC
Dibrugarh
22.0oC
20.0oC
Shillong
15.0oC
13.0oC
Imphal
25.7oC
6.9oC
Kohima
21.6oC
9.6oC
Itanagar
25.8oC
14.8oC
Rain/thundershowers is very likely to occur at isolated places over Arunachal Pradesh, Assam & Meghalaya and weather is most likely to remain dry over Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura. No large change in minimum temperatures at most places over the region during next 24 hrs.
 Arunachal News
Loss of culture is loss of identity: Khandu
NSCN (K) rebel nabbed
Aalo-Pasighat HT line likely to be commissioned soon
Villagers deny Army claim
 Meghalaya News
Two factions at loggerheads over representation
‘Living Root Bridges’ in State an indigenous innovation: NIF
Workshop on gender sensitization held
Pall of gloom descends on three villages
 Northeast News
Children not taking care of parents’ maintenance: Tripura minister
BJP launches peace campaign in Tripura
Northeast study centre launched at Miranda House
NE agro-scientists awarded in Meghalaya
 Cachar News
Development of Barak valley is our priority: Sonowal
Plea for protection of historic relics in Dima Hasao
 National News
Congress demands Jaitley apologise for ‘insulting’ Indian academia, Chidambaram slams him
‘Sasikala cannot vote, EC should disqualify her as AIADMK leader’
Rijiju asks who is ‘polluting’ DU girl’s mind, draws opposition flak
People of UP have rejected ‘unholy nexus’ of SP-Congress: Modi
 International News
‘India needs to acknowledge its asymmetry with China’
Trump competing with Oscars with White House governors’ ball
Hundreds attend peace march
Trump’s navy secretary nominee withdraws
 State-1
AASU, ABSU express concern over bandh call during ongoing exams
KMSS organizes mass rally in Jorhat, demands land pattas  
Hospital x-ray machine defunct, patients suffer
Helping hand to cancer patient by Kokrajhar College alumni
 State-2
NFR pavilion gets first position in AXX exhibition
Seminar on moral values in Arabic literature held
American tourists visit Batadrava Than
Child labourers rescued
 Local Sports
ITF Men’s Futures Tennis begins
Ashmita in Indian squad
Selection trial from March 3
Ankurjyoti beat Maharana
 Sports
Rajinder Goel, Shivalkar for C.K. Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award
Mohun Bagan eager to make amends against Valencia
National champ Ajgar in lead in Himalayan Drive
Bautista, Garcia Lopez, Granollers in 2nd round of Dubai tennis meet
 Editorial
Campus unrest
Business: Tomorrow Is Another Day!
Unravelling the proton and beyond
Letters to the Editor
 Op-Ed (Sunday)
Trump times: Good cop, bad cop, just no stop!
Litmus test awaits the Gandhis in Amethi
Intellectual Illiteracy
 
Home  |  Guwahati City  |  Editorial  |  International  |  National  |  Business  |  Arunachal  |  Meghalaya   |  Northeast  |  State  |  Cachar  |  Sports   |  Local Sports
 Archive  |  Melange  |  Saturday Fare  |  Junior Sentinel  |  Multilingual  |  About Us  |  Contact Us  |  Advertise with us  |  Dongmusa