• Transport officers must be corruption free: Chief Minister
Transport officers must be corruption free: Chief Minister.
23 May, 2017. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

Laying the foundation stone of a mini Inter State Bus Terminus (ISBT) at Khanapara, Chief Minister of Assam Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday said that District Transport Officers must be available to the ...

  • ‘Combustible ice’ is the next renewable energy source
‘Combustible ice’ is the next renewable energy source.
21 May, 2017. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

Frozen fossil fuel known as “combustible ice” has moved closer to reality after Japan and China successfully extracted the material from the seafloor off their coastlines.   Combust......

  • Child trafficking on rise in Assam: 8047 children went missing in last 8 years
Child trafficking on rise in Assam: 8047 children went missing in last 8 years.
20 May, 2017. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

Assam has recorded the highest number of child trafficking cases in the country since 2015.   According to the home ministry data, 8047 children have gone missing in the past eight years in Ass...

  • APSC cash-for-job scam: Police seize 1,100 answer scripts from strong room
APSC cash-for-job scam: Police seize 1,100 answer scripts from strong room.
19 May, 2017. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

A team of Dibrugarh police seized around 1,100 answer scripts from the strong room of Assam Public Service Commission office in Khanapara, Guwahati on Thursday evening. Led by Additional Superinten......

  • 21 years on, justice eludes Parag Kumar Das
21 years on, justice eludes Parag Kumar Das.
18 May, 2017. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

People on Wednesday paid homage to courageous journalist and outspoken human rights activist Parag Kumar Das on his death anniversary.   The executive editor of 'Asomiya Pratidin', a largely ...

  • Religious radicalisation in North-East, a serious threat: Rajnath Singh
Religious radicalisation in North-East, a serious threat: Rajnath Singh.
17 May, 2017. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh termed religious radicalisation in the Northeastern states as a serious security threat. The Home Minister on Tuesday reviewed the security situation in the Northeast......

  • ‘Infertility’ from vaccine rumour creates panic in schools in Lower Assam
‘Infertility’ from vaccine rumour creates panic in schools in Lower Assam.
16 May, 2017. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

Rumours on social media urging parents not to get their children vaccinated against Japanese Encephalitis (JE) is threatening state health department’s campaign to eliminate the disease.  ...

  • Media censorship in Assam: Chief Secretary VK Pipersenia’s statement evokes sharp reactions
Media censorship in Assam: Chief Secretary VK Pipersenia’s statement evokes sharp reactions.
15 May, 2017. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

Reactions are coming after Chief Secretary of Assam Vinod Kumar Pipersenia made the controversial comment on imposing censorship in the media of Assam in a strategic meeting held in the head office ......