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’Modi is the man from Nostradamus’ prediction’

New Delhi, March 20: BJP’s Lok Sabha member Kirit Somaiya on Monday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the man from French soothsayer Nostradamus’ prophecy, who will take India to new heights.

Speaking in the Lok Sabha on the supplementary demands for grants, Somaiya said: “The prediction that Nostradamus made that a leader will emerge in the east, and will t...

 
'Youth must be targeted to revive puppetry'

BY OUR STAFF REPORTER

GUWAHATI, March 20: Puppeteers in Assam will not only pull strings but also start a campaign to popularize the age-old art form among the younger generation on Tuesday to celebrate World Puppetry Day in a more befitting manner.

The World Puppetry Day is celebrated on March 21. The idea was first floated by puppet theater artiste Javad Zolfaghari from Iran....

 
Norway named 'happiest country in the world'

Oslo, March 20: Norway has toppled Denmark from the number one position as the “happiest country in the world”, according to a United Nations report on Monday. India ranked 122nd, behind terror-riven Pakistan and poorest-of-poor Nepal in the global list of the happiest countries.

The Scandinavian nation, which was ranked fourth in last year’s report, jumped to the top...

 
AASU stages 30-hour sit-in, demands arrest of Subodh Biswas

From a Correspondent

Golaghat (Dhekial), March 20:  The activists of All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) of Golaghat district  staged a 30-hour sit-in on Monday in Golaghat near the Deputy Commissioner’s office, protesting against the Silapathar incident and demanding the arrest of prime culprit Subodh Biswas,  and withdrawal of the citizenship amendment bil...

 
Disang Kiner LP School in pitiable condition

From a Correspondent

Namrup, March 20: Disang Kiner LP School under Joypur Education Block, established in 1988 and provincialized in 2013, has been facing several problems. The bamboo-built school hut is in a dilapidated state with roof leakage here and there. Only the toilet and the kitchen are concrete.

Due to the lack of adequate classrooms, students from Class I to Class V...

 
Assam PHE setting targets but falling short

Departmental works lagging woefully behind for safe drinking water supply, removal of arsenic & fluoride contamination and toilet construction


BY OUR STAFF REPORTER

GUWAHATI, March 20: The Public Health Engineering (PHE) department plays a crucial role in survey, investigation, preparation and execution of water supply schemes for towns and villages, and also e...

 
CID gets another 4 weeks for video link-up

Louis Berger bribery case


BY OUR STAFF REPORTER

GUWAHATI, March 20: On the issue of holding video tele-conference (VTC) by CID, Assam Police with the US Department of Justice on the Louis Berger bribery case (PIL No. 85/15), the investigating agency has again sought another 4 weeks time from Gauhati High Court, with the court accepting its request. A hearing in the ...

 
Cabinet clears four GST-related bills

New Delhi, March 20: The Union Cabinet on Monday approved four Goods and Services Tax (GST)-related bills, which have already been approved by the GST Council after detailed discussions.

The draft legislations include Central Goods and Services Tax (CGST) Bill 2017, Integrated Goods and Services Tax (IGST) Bill 2017, Union Territory Goods and Services Tax Bill (UTGST) 2017 and Goods and...

 
Reshuffle in Assam Police

Prasanta Saikia to be SP of CM’s security


BY OUR STAFF REPORTER

Guwahati, March 20: The State government on Monday carried out a reshuffle in the police department by transferring several SPs including the SP of Chief Minister’s security Subashini Sankaran.

Sources told The Sentinel that while Subashini Sankaran has been transferred and posted a...

 
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 Arunachal News
 Meghalaya News
CM inaugurates Kharkutta Police Station
State has alarming proportion of untrained teachers: CAG
JACATAM serves State government deadline
Birth anniversary celebrated
 Northeast News
Manipur territorial integrity will be protected, says CM
ONGC's exploration mission begins in Northeast: Official
NH 44 will remain open during monsoon, assures Assam
No agreement to carve out larger Nagaland, says government
 Cachar News
Garbage is not a waste but a resource: C Srinivasan
Primates face struggle for survival in Cachar
 National News
Hizbul commander killed in J&K shootout
Hyderabad police foil protest over 'dharna chowk'
Indians regard nature as mother: Rajnath
Allow us to build Ram temple, Swamy tells Muslims
 International News
Six killed in blasts in Bangladesh
Trump promises new healthcare plan once Obamacare 'explodes'
'Pakistan's ties with China not a zero-sum game'
'Turkey may hold referendum on EU accession process'
 State-1
Ex-Servicemen rally organized by Army
KSA seeks early solution to Assam-Meghalaya border dispute 
Stress laid on improving tea industry, role of small tea growers lauded
ATASU to organize Mukoli Bihu
 State-2
Peace and unity among different tribal communities underscored
'Low back pain is a major health problem in all developed countries'
Puthimari Bapubheti farmers set an example in organic farming
Workers in Gohpur tea gardens demand wages in cash
 Local Sports
Time to work on publicity and better transport facilities: Yarza
Barpeta, Dhemaji win titles
Neelabh causes major upset
 Sports
Lyon leads Australia's comeback on see-saw day
Lyon revels at extracting bounce at Dharamsala pitch
Pandey's 104 helps India 'Red' beat Tamil Nadu by 32 runs
Indian eves play 2-2 draw against Chile
 Editorial
Celebrating our rivers
Towards ensuring quality education
'Over 70% aquifers overdrawn, water crisis looming'
Letters to the Editor
 Op-Ed (Sunday)
Of kebabs, slaughterhouses and crocodile meat
Ownership: A Sinking Ship
Religion and Humanity
 
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