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  • Intern at JMCH, 19 others test positive
    on 07/07/2020 at 2:36 pm

    JORHAT, July 7 - An intern doctor of JMCH is among 20 found positive for Covid-19 today. All of the 20 positive cases do not have travel history.

  • COVID-19 cases rise to 238 in Dibrugarh dist
    on 07/07/2020 at 2:36 pm

    DIBRUGARH, July 7 - The total COVID-19 positive cases in the district stands at 231 with 102 being active and 128 being discharged till the latest official update at 9 pm yesterday.

  • Bongaigaon IMA discusses COVID situation, suggests steps to dist admin
    on 07/07/2020 at 2:36 pm

    BONGAIGAON, July 7 - The Indian Medical Association's Bongaigaon branch members submitted their opinions on lockdown, targeted surveillance and home treatment of asymptomatic covid-19 patients before the district administration through a letter on Monday to help the administration adopt workable […]

  • Girl feared drowned in Hailakandi
    on 07/07/2020 at 2:36 pm

    HAILAKANDI, July 7 - A five-year-old girl - Tohida Yasmin Laskar - is feared to have drowned at Katakhal river on Tuesday.

  • Cases registered against Cong MP, AIUDF MLA
    on 07/07/2020 at 2:36 pm

    NAGAON, July 7 - The Dhing Circle Officer lodged two separate FIRs at the Juria Police Station against Congress MP Pradyut Bordoloi, AIUDF MLA Aminul Islam and his family on Monday last in connection with the incident of mass gathering at the funeral (janaza) of Islamic preacher Moulana Khairul […]

  • Petrol pump close to KNP raises concern
    on 07/07/2020 at 2:36 pm

    GUWAHATI, July 7 - A petrol pump is operating in the close proximity of the Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve (KNP & TR), which is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site, posing a serious threat to the Park and its animals.

  • Blanket ban imposed on group tuitions in Darrang
    on 07/07/2020 at 2:36 pm

    MANGALDAI, July 7 - Darrang Deputy Commissioner-cum-Chairman of the District Disaster Management Authority, Dilip Kumar Borah by exercising his power conferred under Section 30 (2) (V) of the Disaster Management Act, has imposed blanket ban on all sorts of group tuition and coaching classes in the […]

  • Vehicles seized, fined during Dima Hasao lockdown
    on 07/07/2020 at 2:36 pm

    HAFLONG, July 7 - In all, 13 vehicles, including two-wheelers were seized by the Dima Hasao Police on the first day of the two-week lockdown for defying rules in connection with the pandemic, thereby realising a total fine of Rs 12,500 on the first day itself.

  • AASU takes ONGC to task over widespread pollution
    on 07/07/2020 at 2:36 pm

    SIVASAGAR, July 7 - The Simaluguri unit of the All Assam Students' Union (AASU) on Monday submitted a memorandum to the Deputy Commissioner of Sivasagar demanding urgent action against the ONGC for allegedly creating serious sound pollution in Lakwa Lakhmoni area with its heavy machinery set up at […]

  • Baghjan shelter residents display anger on OIL
    on 07/07/2020 at 2:36 pm

    DIBRUGARH, July 7 - Angry residents of shelter camps in the Baghjan area today laid siege to the Baghjan EPS (Early Production System) facility of Oil India Limited (OIL), blocking functioning of the installation for the day. The demonstration was held under the aegis of the Baghjan Gaon Milanjyoti […]

  • BWF cancels China Masters and Dutch Open
    on 07/07/2020 at 2:36 pm

    NEW DELHI, July 7: The Badminton World Federation (BWF) on Tuesday cancelled two more international tournaments - China Masters and Dutch Open - from its revamped 2020 calendar because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • CCTV cameras installed at Silchar DSA
    on 07/07/2020 at 2:35 pm

    SILCHAR, July 7 - In a bid to monitor the movement of people coming in and stepping out of the SM Dev Stadium within the premises of District Sports Association, Silchar, as many as 29 CCTV cameras have been installed across the venue. 

  • Always wanted Dhoni to bat up the order: Ganguly
    on 07/07/2020 at 2:35 pm

    KOLKATA, July 7: Mahendra Singh Dhoni went on to become one of the best finishers in the game but on his 39th birthday, former India captain Sourav Ganguly said the World Cup winning skipper would have been even more lethal if he batted higher in the order.

  • West Indies can't last five days, says Lara
    on 07/07/2020 at 2:35 pm

    LONDON, July 7: Batting legend Brian Lara believes West Indies will need to adopt a proactive approach in the upcoming three-Test series against England and consider the matches as four-day games as the visitors doesn't have the firepower to last five days.

  • Mourinho delighted by Lloris-Son clash during Tottenham win
    on 07/07/2020 at 2:35 pm

    LONDON, July 7: When Tottenham captain Hugo Lloris confronted Son Heung-min on the field at halftime, Jose Mourinho was far from annoyed.

  • Direct Shillong-Delhi flight from September-end
    on 07/07/2020 at 2:35 pm

    SHILLONG, July 7 - For the first time in its aviation history, Meghalaya will have a direct flight from Shillong to New Delhi from September-end. A tender has already been finalised in this regard.

  • 2 more test positive in Sikkim
    on 07/07/2020 at 2:35 pm

    GANGTOK, July 7 - Two more persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in Sikkim, taking the tally in the State to 127, a Health Department official said today.

  • 19 new cases in Nagaland
    on 07/07/2020 at 2:35 pm

    KOHIMA, July 7 - Nagaland today reported 19 new COVID-19 cases, taking the State's tally to 644, Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom said.

  • 6 more test positive in Mizoram
    on 07/07/2020 at 2:35 pm

    AIZAWL, July 7 - Six more persons, including five personnel of the NDRF, have tested positive for novel coronavirus, bringing Mizoram's COVID-19 tally to 197. Official sources said out of 49 samples tested on Monday, six were confirmed positive. Of these, five belonged to NDRF personnel stationed […]

  • Antigen tests on Tripura air passengers, returnees
    on 07/07/2020 at 2:35 pm

    AGARTALA, July 7 - Alarmed at the sudden spike in novel coronavirus cases in Tripura, the State Cabinet today decided to conduct antigen tests on all flight passengers and other people coming from outside the State.

  • Medical team in Jiribam to review COVID-19 scene
    on 07/07/2020 at 2:35 pm

    IMPHAL, July 7 - In the aftermath of detection of several COVID-19 cases among police personnel in Jiribam, a team of medical officers today rushed to the district along with necessary items.

  • Panel formed to probe entry of five persons sans protocol
    on 07/07/2020 at 2:35 pm

    GANGTOK, July 7 - Sikkim Chief Minister PS Tamang has said that the five persons who allegedly entered Sikkim recently without following the requisite health protocol, would be booked if found guilty.

  • Second COVID-19 death in Arunachal
    on 07/07/2020 at 2:35 pm

    ITANAGAR, July 7 - Arunachal Pradesh recorded its second COVID-19 death on Monday. A 40-year-old monk from Dirang in West Kameng district with comorbidity, who was earlier confirmed positive for the disease, passed away yesterday.

  • Meghalaya records one death, 14 new cases
    on 07/07/2020 at 2:35 pm

    SHILLONG, July 7 - An eight-month-old infant has died here after reportedly testing positive for COVID-19. The child was brought to the North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences (NEIGRIHMS) Hospital for treatment of another ailment, by the parents from Arunachal […]

  • IITG student duo builds pocket device that can sanitize surfaces
    on 07/07/2020 at 2:35 pm

    GUWAHATI, July 7 - The fear of contracting COVID-19 from touching surfaces has prompted many people to clean door knobs and wipe elevator keys, but all that could soon be a thing of the past as two IIT Guwahati students have now claimed to have built a device that could disinfect objects.

  • PIB organises webinar on fake and genuine news
    on 07/07/2020 at 2:35 pm

    GUWAHATI, July 7 - A webinar on the topic 'Fake news vs genuine news' was organised on Monday by Press Information Bureau (PIB) Guwahati, in collaboration with Cotton University and Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC), Aizawl.

  • SGBG seeks ease of buying essentials for elderly
    on 07/07/2020 at 2:35 pm

    GUWAHATI, July 7 - NGO Save Guwahati Build Guwahati (SGBG) has appealed to the district administration to take some special measures to ensure that the elderly citizens of Guwahati get essential items like grocery and vegetables with ease.

  • Punctuality of passenger special trains better
    on 07/07/2020 at 2:35 pm

    GUWAHATI, July 7 - The punctuality of passenger carrying special trains within the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) zone has shown improvement in recent days.

  • Memo to Guv over MSME ordinance
    on 07/07/2020 at 2:35 pm

    GUWAHATI, July 7 - Reacting to the recent decision of the State government to allow micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to set up industries in Assam by simply submitting a self-declaration, the Coordination Committee Against Citizenship Amendment Act today said that re-classification of […]

  • Call to make Jayanta Bora death probe public
    on 07/07/2020 at 2:35 pm

    GUWAHATI, July 7 - Expressing dissatisfaction over the probe into the death of Jayanta Bora of Balijan Gabharu Ali village in Jorhat district, former Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has called upon Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal to ensure that the inquiry report of the incident is made public.

  • Cops to face inquiry for partying during curfew
    on 07/07/2020 at 2:35 pm

    GUWAHATI, July 7 - Following instructions from State Chief Secretary Kumar Sanjay Krishna, Commissioner of Guwahati Police Munna Prasad Gupta on Tuesday instructed Joint Commissioner of Police Debaraj Upadhaya to conduct an inquiry into an incident of police officers found attending a party with […]

  • Veg vendors force Govt to revise rates
    on 07/07/2020 at 2:35 pm

    GUWAHATI, July 7 - Barely three days after issuing a rate chart for vegetables, the Food and Civil Supplies department on Tuesday had to effect changes in the entire price list of vegetables to be sold on Wednesday during the ongoing lockdown in Kamrup Metro district.

  • Citizens' body flays authorities over price rise, poor civic amenities
    on 07/07/2020 at 2:35 pm

    GUWAHATI, July 7 - Expressing concern at the spiralling prices of essential commodities amid the lockdown and the deteriorating condition of civic amenities in the capital city, the Guwahati Yuba Nagarik Samity today said that despite being the gateway to the North East, Guwahati never got the kind […]

  • Monday night's flash flood yet to recede in several city areas
    on 07/07/2020 at 2:35 pm

    GUWAHATI, July 7 - Several areas of the city were today reeling under artificial floods triggered by an hour-long shower last evening.

  • China may instigate NE ultras to foment trouble
    on 07/07/2020 at 2:34 pm

    GUWAHATI, July 7 - With border tension between India and China on, security agencies apprehend that the neighbouring country may instigate militant outfits of the North East to create disturbance in India and the security forces have been asked to remain alert to thwart any such move.

  • Quarantine guidelines for medical staff revised
    on 07/07/2020 at 2:34 pm

    GUWAHATI, July 7 - Is the State health department running short of medical staff or has COVID-19 lost its original virulence?

  • NIA court orders COVID tests on Akhil, associates
    on 07/07/2020 at 2:34 pm

    GUWAHATI, July 7 - The NIA Special Court here today directed the Guwahati Central Jail authorities to immediately facilitate COVID-19 test for KMSS leader Akhil Gogoi and his associates Dharya Konwar and Bitu Sonowal.

  • State COVID-19 toll goes up to 15
    on 07/07/2020 at 2:34 pm

    GUWAHATI, July 7 - One more COVID-19 patient in the State, died today taking the toll linked to the virus to 15. The COVID-19 positive patient, identified as Dhadaram Mura (40) of Kaliabor in Nagaon was admitted in GMCH's ICU on July 1. "He succumbed to the infection today at 9 am. He was on […]

  • Focus on piped water, Centre tells Sonowal
    on 07/07/2020 at 2:34 pm

    NEW DELHI, July 7 - The Centre has asked Assam to focus on providing safe drinking water in 3,881 arsenic- and fluoride-affected habitations of the State by December 2020. It has also asked the State to provide piped water to 14,725 villages in 10 affected districts.

  • Death toll in State flood mounts to 39
    on 07/07/2020 at 2:34 pm

    GUWAHATI, July 7 - With another flood-induced fatality reported in Dhemaji, the death toll in the State this year shot up to 39 on Tuesday. Meanwhile, the flood situation has shown signs of improvement in various parts of the State.

  • China withdraws troops, removes structures
    on 07/07/2020 at 2:34 pm

    NEW DELHI, July 7 - Chinese military removed temporary infrastructure and continued gradual withdrawal of troops from face-off sites in Hot Springs and Gogra in eastern Ladakh for the second consecutive day on Tuesday, and the Indian Army is keeping a strict vigil on their rearward movement, […]

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