• Five fake rhino horns found during verification process in Tezpur
Five fake rhino horns found during verification process in Tezpur.
27 Aug, 2016. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

Five fake rhino horns were found as the State-level rhino horn verification committee, headed by retired PCCF Mohan Chandra Malakar, examined rhino horns kept at the Treasury Office in Tezpur in Sonit...

  • World Bank sanctions Rs 980 crore for Brahmaputra dredging in Assam
World Bank sanctions Rs 980 crore for Brahmaputra dredging in Assam.
27 Aug, 2016. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

Assam Industries and Commerce Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary has said that the World Bank has sanctioned Rs 980 crore to dredge the Brahmaputra as an initiative to develop waterways to Bangladesh and......

  • Modi, Shah to meet CMs of BJP ruled states in New Delhi today
Modi, Shah to meet CMs of BJP ruled states in New Delhi today.
27 Aug, 2016. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

The Chief Ministers of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ruled states will meet in New Delhi on Saturday to discuss the issues of organizational expansion and publicizing the Central government's schemes a...

  • Cement companies refuse to roll back prices in Assam
Cement companies refuse to roll back prices in Assam.
26 Aug, 2016. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

Cement companies in Assam have refused to roll back prices even after Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal’s instructions, sources said.   The cement companies had decided to cut prices by R......

  • Assam government to appoint over 2,600 medical staff
Assam government to appoint over 2,600 medical staff.
26 Aug, 2016. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

The Assam government will appoint over 2,600 medical staff within this financial year. A press release, quoting the State Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, said the posts will be filled up through ...

  • Sonowal inaugurates Digital Literacy Programme under 100 days action plan
Sonowal inaugurates Digital Literacy Programme under 100 days action plan.
25 Aug, 2016. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal launched the Digital Literacy Programme of the IT department of the Government of Assam. Under the Programme, 126 Gram Panchayats, one from each Legislative Ass......

  • NGT orders Numaligarh refinery to demolish wall that obstructs elephant movement
NGT orders Numaligarh refinery to demolish wall that obstructs elephant movement.
25 Aug, 2016. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has ordered the Numaligarh Refinery Limited (NRL) to demolish a wall blocking an elephant corridor near the Kaziranga National Park in Assam. The tribunal has asked ...

  • Centre agrees to shift headquarters of Hindustan Paper Corporation to Assam from Kolkata
Centre agrees to shift headquarters of Hindustan Paper Corporation to Assam from Kolkata.
24 Aug, 2016. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

Assam Industries and Commerce Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary said that the Centre has agreed to shift the headquarters of the Hindustan Paper Corporation to Assam from Kolkata. The Central governm......