Kolkata, May 5 Actress Priyanka Chopra, the brand ambassador for Assam tourism, will be shooting a series of short promotional films in the northeastern state from June 20, an official said here on Friday.
New Delhi, April 16, Soon after the Dalai Lama's visit to Assam and Arunachal Pradesh, which drew an angry response from China, former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said on Sunday that Chinese Ambassador to India Luo Zhaohui assured him that he he will "take up all our issues" with Beijing.
Guwahati, Feb 17 (IANS) Asserting that the central government has accorded top priority to development of healthcare in Assam, Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda on Friday said the Centre has sanctioned Rs 756 crore for four new medical colleges in Assam.
Bengaluru, Jan 24 (IANS) The "Judima" traditional rice wine, a popular alcoholic beverage of Assam's Dimasa tribe -- and an integral part of the community's social and cultural life -- is a fit candidate for geographical indication (GI) registration, a don at New Delhi's Indian Law Institute says.
Tinsukia (Assam), Jan 22 (IANS) Two soldiers of Assam Rifles were killed and two others injured on Sunday when militants ambushed a convoy near Jairampur on the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border, police said.
Guwahati, Dec 23 (IANS) With the mercury dipping, people in Assam, particularly in the rural areas, are switching to celebration mode with the Na Khowa festival, an age-old ritual of community feasts organised to thank the gods for a good harvest.
Guwahati, Dec 13 (IANS) The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of Assam Police has recovered over Rs 1.5 crore in new Rs 2,000 and Rs 500 bills from a businessman's house here, police said on Tuesday.
Guwahati, Dec 10 (IANS) At least three persons have been arrested in Assam for allegedly being involved in exchanging new currency of Rs 2,000 denomination with old currencies for commission, police said on Saturday.
Guwahati, Nov 26 (IANS) The Assam government has suspended the arrested chairman of the Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) Rakesh Paul for his involvement in a multi-crore cash-for-jobs scam, an official said on Saturday.