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The Bogibeel bridge over the Brahmaputra river, which will be the country’s longest rail-cum-road bridge, nearing completion, as seen on Tuesday. – UB Photos
SC pulls up Hajela, Sailesh for exceeding brief
NEW DELHI, Aug 7 - The Supreme Court on Tuesday pulled up two senior Assam-cadre bureaucrats for speaking to the media about the National Register of Citizens (NRC) without informing the court. ...

Delhi, Dispur monitoring State situation
GUWAHATI, Aug 7 - Though no untoward incident has been reported from any part of Assam after the publication of the complete draft of the National Register of Citizens (NRC), the Central and State governments have been constantly monitoring the situa ...

Transport strike hits normal life
GUWAHATI, Aug 7 - Normal life was affected across the State in view of the 24-hour nationwide strike called by transport workers pressing for various demands. ...

New Bangladesh consul for city
GUWAHATI, Aug 7 - After months of dilly-dallying, the Bangladesh government has finally decided to appoint Dr Shah Mohammad Tanvir Monsur as the new Assistant High Commissioner to India in Guwahati. ...

Karunanidhi passes away
CHENNAI, Aug 7 - DMK chief M Karunanidhi, one of the foremost Dravidian politicians in modern times, died here today, after waging a grim battle for life, the hospital where he was admitted for the last 11 days said. He was 94. ...

NDA govt draws flak on citizenship Bill
NEW DELHI, Aug 7 - The BJP-led NDA government’s move to pass the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 came in for stiff opposition with organisations and intellectuals urging the Centre not to go ahead with the Bill that proposes to grant citizenship t ...

Siang turbidity linked to local factors
GUWAHATI, Aug 7 - Siang has again turned turbid. But this time, said the State’s Water Resources Department (WRD) sources, its turbidity has become a fleeting one and it may be linked with the obstructions created by some landslide in the upstream Ar ...

Opp seeks JPC probe on Rafale deal
NEW DELHI, Aug 7 - Congress and some other opposition parties today staged a walkout of the Lok Sabha demanding setting up of a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) to probe the Rafale fighter jet deal. ...

Hajo initiative brings hope to turtle conservation
GUWAHATI, Aug 7 - In a boost to turtle conservation, 46 eggs of four species of turtles – black soft-shell turtle, Indian soft-shell turtle, peacock soft-shell turtle and Indian flap-shell turtle – have hatched in the artificial incubation centre cre ...

NRL review plea dismissed
GUWAHATI, Aug 7 - The National Green Tribunal (NGT) through its August 3, 2017 order dismissed the review application filed by the Numaligarh Refinery Limited on the demolition of its boundary wall demarcating the boundary of the new NRL township. ...

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