Chagolia pops up in budget
Dhubri, Aug. 19: The proposal to construct the state-of-the-art Chagolia checkgate featured once again in the 2014-15 budget presented by chief minister Tarun Gogoi last week.
Separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani arrives at the Pakistan High...
Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan delivers a speech during a protest in Islamabad, Pakistan.
Day in pictures: 19 August 2014
Nine-year-old Gianpierre somersaults at a traffic junction in the San Borja district in Lima, Peru.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
The Globe and Mail
Monsoon floods hit north India; 200 villages under water
A woman stands on a boat and watches a fisherman in flood-affected Ashigarh village, about 70 kilometres east of Gauhati, India, Saturday, Aug. 16. A woman stands on a boat and watches a fisherman in flood-affected Ashigarh village, about 70 kilometres east of Gauhati, India, Saturday, Aug. 16. Floods triggered by heavy rains have inundated nearly ... (more)
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Sydney Morning Herald
Landslides and floods in Nepal and India kill 109
Floods displace thousands: A man pushes his bicycle past a flooded road in Ashigarh village, about 70 kilometers east of Gauhati, India.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Indian PM urges an end to violence against women
Indian policewomen salute as they march in the rain during a parade to mark Independence Day in Jammu, India, Friday, Aug. 15, 2014.
Indian PM urges an end to violence against...
Indian girls, dressed in traditional attire, hold umbrellas in the rain and watch a parade celebrating India's Independence Day in Gauhati, India, Friday Aug. 15 2014.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Jorhat CJM wants action against lawyer
Jorhat, Aug. 14: Chief judicial magistrate Darak Ullah has recommended 'necessary action' against a lawyer and member of the Jorhat Bar Association Siddharta Bora by the Bar Council of Assam.
CPI(M) delegation to border violence areas meets with accident
Five members of a CPI party delegation en route to the troubled Assam-Nagaland border were injured this morning when their vehicle met with an accident and overturned on the National Highway 37. Police said the accident occured when the vehicle was crossing a bridge on river Kiling.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Special training for Upper Assam cops
Jorhat, Aug. 10: The Police Training College at Dergaon in Golaghat district has launched a training programme for assistant sub-inspectors of police from the eastern range in view of the government's decision to empower them as investigating officers to probe cases.
Uncertainty looms on Kaziranga
Guwahati, Aug. 10: Will Kaziranga be able to see its bicentenary in 2105 AD? A difficult one to answer, but the road ahead is certainly a difficult one.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Rise in eye donors: Deka
Guwahati, Aug. 8 : Assam has witnessed a rise in the number of eye donors this year, bringing a ray of hope for thousands who are visually challenged.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
HC seeks report on trainee death
Guwahati, Aug. 6: Gauhati High Court today sought a status report of a case registered with Margherita police station in Upper Assam's Tinsukia district in connection with the death of a chartered accountant from Jharkhand who was an employee of Coal India Ltd, Margherita, in April this year.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Kaziranga questions role of police
Guwahati, Aug. 5: The forest authorities of Kaziranga National Park today told Gauhati High Court that police were not giving enough priority to trans-national wildlife crime cases such as rhino poaching and pointed out the "loopholes" in the investigations into these cases.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
GTC blank City Police
A moment from the match between City Police and Gauhati Town Club at Nehru Stadium in Guwahati on Sunday.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Green court refuses to lift ban
Green court refuses to lift ban - NGT puts life over economic interest in coal mining, disbands panel and forms new one Shillong, Aug. 1: The National Green Tribunal today refused to lift the ban on rat-hole coal mining in Meghalaya, saying it could not permit economic interests to gain preference over the right to life.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Bhupen fans protest delay
Guwahati, July 31: Students and residents of Jalukbari today condemned the inordinate delay in the construction of a memorial to music maestro Bhupen Hazarika and demanded Dispur to complete the project at the earliest.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Engineering students protest affiliation bid
Assam Engineering College students protest in front of the Assam Science and Technology University in Guwahati on Wednesday.
The Globe and Mail
The best images from the past 24 hours
A Palestinian woman looks on as she stands at a United Nations-run school sheltering Palestinians displaced by an Israeli ground offensive, that witnesses said was hit by Israeli shelling, in Jebalya refugee camp in the northern Gaza Strip.
Christian Science Monitor
Why do Indians like Pakistani soap operas so much?
A family gathers to watch television in their home in Gauhati, India, Friday, May 16, 2014.