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Pre-monsoon floods hit three lakh people in 11 Assam districts

Guwahati/Agartala: Amidst the COVID-19 surge, around three lakh people have been affected as the pre-monsoon flood situation deteriorated in eleven districts of Assam, officials said on Thursday. Officials of the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) said that roughly 20,000 people are taking shelter at relief camps at Nalbari, Goalpara and Tinsukia districts while other […]

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Myanmar hands over 22 North East insurgents to India

Imphal/Guwahati: In a significant diplomatic gesture, Myanmar on Friday handed over 22 insurgents belonging to six northeast outfits to India, officials said. According to security officials, these militants include self-styled home secretary of National Democratic Front of Bodoland (Songbijit faction) Rajen Daimary. The officials said on condition of anonymity that the 22 insurgents linked to […]

In Assam, 5 who returned from Jamaat event test corona positive

Guwahati/Agartala/Imphal: Five people have so far tested positive for coronavirus in Assam, who attended the congregation at Nizamuddin in Delhi and the number of positive cases in the state might cross the double digit, Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Wednesday. Addressing the media, the minister said the Central government has communicated to […]