Saturday Jun 15
Experts say HIV manageable
Guwahati, June 15: All the noise being generated over the Mangaldoi incident notwithstanding, HIV is, with the availability of modern treatment procedures, now categorised as a "clinically manageable disease", says H.C. Barman, former joint director of the Assam State AIDS Control Society.
Saturday Jun 15
The Indian Express
Criminal case against transfusion of HIV-infected blood, says Gogoi
Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has directed that a criminal case be registered on the incident of transfusion of HIV-infected blood to four patients at Darrang Civil Hospital.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Publicise Assam dam design report says pressure group
Assam's pressure group Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti has asked the central government to make public the Dam Design Review Panel report on the Lower Subansiri hydro-electric project.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
HC order on graft cases
Guwahati, June 7: Gauhati High Court today upheld an order passed by the court of special judge, Assam, last year, directing investigating agencies to file chargesheets in corruption cases in which the requests for prosecution sanction have been pending before the state government for more than four months.
Hrudayalaya plans I-Day opening
Guwahati, June 7: The healthcare scenario in Assam could get a much-needed boost with the country's leading hospitals either starting operations in the next couple of months or evincing interest in setting up shop in the state.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Exploitation of minor girls worries HC
Guwahati, June 6: Gauhati High Court today expressed serious concern over a large number of minor girls being enticed to establish physical relationship on the promise of marriage.
Food prices to remain high: RBI
"We see food prices continue to remain high, partly because income levels have gone up.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Baby deaths probe ordered
Guwahati, June 5: The Assam Human Rights Commission has ordered a magisterial probe into recent deaths of two newborns and delivery of a stillborn baby at Gauhati Medical College and Hospital because of alleged negligence of hospital staff.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
American tourist gang-raped in India
In this Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012 file photo, Indian students hold placards and shout slogans during a protest rally against the gang rape of a 23-year-old student on a moving bus in New Delhi, in Gauhati, India.
The Globe and Mail
Mumbai passes ban on scantily-clad mannequins as anti-rape measure
Indian students participate in a protest against a leader of the ruling Congress party on accusations he raped a woman in a village in the early hours of the morning, in Gauhati, India, Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013 Indian students participate in a protest against a leader of the ruling Congress party on accusations he raped a woman in a village in the ... (more)
Sun Jun 02, 2013
Language hiccup stalls exam
Kokrajhar, June 2: The written examination for selection of lower division assistants in the office of the chief judicial magistrate was cancelled today after candidates from Bodo and non-Assamese mediums objected to the question paper being set only in English and Assamese.
Fri May 31, 2013
Chaos over Cotton syllabi
Guwahati, May 31: The students' union of Cotton College today said it would oppose admission into the graduate and post-graduate courses of the college and the Cotton College State University if the university did not come up with proper syllabi soon.
Thu May 30, 2013
Errant cop invites HC ire
Guwahati, May 29: Gauhati High Court has taken serious exception to alleged major lapses by police during investigation and trial of a case of sexual assault on a hearing and speech-impaired girl.
Wed May 29, 2013
Royal prefix for village
Guwahati, May 29: Nondescript Mukalmua now has a royal connect after Gauhati High Court upheld the state government's decision to change the name of the village to Narayanpur Mukalmua.
Fri May 24, 2013
The Indian Express
Assam BJP legislators to abstain from voting on May 30 Rajya Sabha polls
BJP legislators in Assam will abstain from voting on May 30 elections for the two Rajya Sabha seats from the state, party state president Sabananda Sonowal said today.
Thu May 23, 2013
Notice to Dispur on child rights
Guwahati, May 22: Gauhati High Court today issued a notice to the Assam government seeking its reply regarding alleged violation of fundamental rights of children in the state.
Wed May 22, 2013
Landmine expert tag on rebel
Guwahati, May 22: Police investigating Maoist activities in Assam have claimed that Siraj Rabha, the arrested training instructor of CPI , is a landmine expert who is wanted by police in Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh.