Don’t want to get into contentious issue: CJI Ranjan Gogoi
CJI Ranjan Gogoi launched the Assamese translation of a book ‘Courts of India, Past and Present’ at a function in Guwahati. Gogoi will retire on November 18. Some of the colleagues of the CJI, who were present on the occasion, heaped praises on Gogoi and the Supreme Court.
Assam govt launches project to transform Inland Water Transport
Govert of Assam launched a project for the transformation of the Inland Water...
Hitesh Dev Sarma is the new coordinator of National Register of Citizens
Dev Sarma had earlier worked in the NRC directorate. He involved in ...
Assam industry minister interacts with members of the Malaysia India Business Council
Patwary hoped that with the visit of the Malaysian delegation, potentialities for a closer relationship shall blossom fully in the future. He highlighted the strengths and opportunities of the State and called upon the Malaysian delegation to invest in sectors like tea, hydrocarbons, transportation, food processing, bamboo, agar and infrastructure and skill development.
IIT Guwahati signs terms of reference with Sherubtse College, Royal University of Bhutan
The ToR was signed during a visit by a six-member delegation from Sherubtse College, Royal University of Bhutan, led by their President, Tshering Wangdi.
Pro-talk ULFA faction hopeful of early resolution to issues
The pro-talks faction has sought protection of land rights for the indigenous people and submitted a charter of demands, including granting of Scheduled Tribe status to six communities.
First ever container cargo to Assam via Indo-Bangla water route
This will be the first ever containerised cargo movement on this Inland water transport (IWT) route and the ship will carry 21 containers of petrochemicals, 20 of edible oil and others of beverage and mineral water. The Centre will further finance 80% of the estimated cost of 305.84 crore for dredging in two stretches of Bangladesh inland waterways.
NSCN-IM accepts Ravi’s solution on ‘Greater Nagalim’
The two rounds of discussions held on Wednesday remained inconclusive, but the National Socialist Council of Nagaland is believed to have accepted the solution offered by Centre’s interlocutor RN Ravi on its demand for a ‘Greater Nagalim’
Govt firm on October 31 deadline; 22 NSCN-IM rebels join pro-talk group
WC maintained that only the democratic and popularly elected Tatar Hoho and Leacy Hoho, as elected and empowered by the Naga people, would legislate and legitimise the flag’s use “in whatever manner as may deem fit post solution."
NSCN-IM seeks time as govt sticks to October 31 deadline
While the contentious demand for a separate Naga flag and constitution remained inconclusive, NSCN-IM has sought more time and an extension of the October 31 deadline to wrap up the talks and ink the peace pact.
Centre holds dialogue with NSCN-IM; peace talks may continue beyond October 31
NSCN(I-M), the first Naga organisation to initiate peace talks, is adamant on its demand for a separate flag and constitution for the Nagas, which the Centre has turned down. However, seven Naga organisations - together called the NNPG - have expressed their willingness to negotiate.
All Assam Students Union threatens to launch agitation against proposed Citizenship Amendment bill
The Assamese student body has decided to fan out and explain to people about CAB. Aasu has announced that anti CAB stir will start from November 4 onwards. The student body has also threatened to oppose construction of mega dams.
National Socialist Council of Nagaland-IM, Centre to hold peace talks today
The Centre has made it clear that a separate flag and constitution are not possible which has triggered a bitter war of words between the two negotiating parties. the interlocutor for the Naga peace talks, RN Ravi, will hold the negotiations.
Assam and Bangladesh to work together in multiple sectors
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, his government is all committed to enhance the bilateral relations between the two geographical entities.
IIT Guwahati & pollution control board to tackle air pollution in Assam
The MoU was signed between Prof. Sharad Gokhale, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Guwahati and Dr. D. N. Das, Member Secretary of PCBA along with other officials from IIT Guwahati and the PCBA.
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