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Centre steps in to protect Assam's rare rhinos

Union Minister of Environment and Forest Prakash Javadekar on Friday expressed anguish over the unabated poaching of the rare one-horned rhinoceros in Assam’s Kaziranga National Park and the......

Poachers have hunted down 193 rhinos since 2001 in Assam

Assam Environment and Forest Minister Rakibul Hussain said that as many as 193 one-horned rhinos have been killed in protected forest areas in Assam between 2001 and August 3, 2014. A total of 126......

'There is a sense of fear among Muslims'

'It is strange that people who dissent get computer-generated I-T notices.' 'We want people to break their silence; keeping silent amounts to tacit consent.' 'Public dissent is the highest public......

GST has transformed economy: PM in Mann Ki Baat

Almost a month after the goods and services tax rollout, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said it has transformed the economy and marks an example of cooperative federalism as......

49 dead in Northeast deluge so far, Assam worst hit

With five more people losing their lives in the deluge in Assam, the toll due to monsoon misery in the state reached 44, while several places in neighbouring Arunachal Pradesh, including state......

Eye on Jio, Airtel gobbles up Telenor for free

Bharti to spend Rs 1,600 cr for spectrum payout over 10 yrs; Telenor to service its own debt. In what will lead to yet another multinational exit in the telecom space, Bharti Airtel on Thursday......

Oil India wants to develop a major belt in Rajasthan: Utpal Bora

'The rejig would see overhaul of the entire company, including personnel management and deployment, structure, subsidiaries and financial allocation.' State-run Oil India Ltd (OIL) is set to usher......

India Shining! Precious forest land wiped away for 23,716 industrial projects

The government may claim planted trees compensate for forests lost, but that does not mean complex flora and fauna destroyed have been restored, points out Himadri Ghosh. Over the last 30 years,......

Nobody in the private sector is here for charity: Venkaiah Naidu

'We want everyone to know that our agenda is development.' The private sector must get an assurance that the investment environment is conducive, Venkaiah Naidu, Union minister in charge of urban......

PM for cashless society, shield for water resources

  In Mann ki Baat, Modi says need to reduce black money in system, monsoon delay a cause for concern In Sunday's broadcast of Mann ki Baat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi stressed on the need......

'The problem is that people in our country get used to bad news'

Kadvi Hawa has some very bad news for us all. A timid, old man walks barefoot on a parched piece of land. Dressed in a white dhoti, he has no use for a shirt that gets drenched in his sweat. The......

FIFA-AIFF football development program in seven Indian states

Dr Shaji Prabhakaran (left), Regional Development Officer for FIFA in South and Central Asia, and WIFA Chief Executive Officer Henry Menezes interact with media persons during AIFF Strategic Plan......
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Assam for developing Kamakhya as the cleanest pilgrimage site

Assam government hopes to build Kamakhya as the cleanest pilgrimage site in the country, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today said.Inaugurating... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/assam-for-developing-kamakhya-as-the-cleanest-pilgrimage-site-117120900805_1.html
Assam among top five offenders

GUWAHATI, Dec 6 - Assam has the highest number of incidents of environment-related offences among all north-eastern states, and it also figures... ...

http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=dec0717/city052
Golden jubilee of Assam Ophthalmological Society

TEZPUR, Nov 29 - Marking the golden jubilee year of its existence, the Assam Ophthalmologist Society conducted a plantation programme recently at... ...

http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=nov3017/state057
Animal activist

An animal welfare activist has asked Union Environment, Forests and Climate Change Minister Harsh Vardhan to ban use of captive elephants to... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a791343.html
Assam minister Himanta Biswa offers apology for his cancer remark, says quoted 'out of context'

(Image tweeted by @himantabiswa) Guwahati : Clarifying his remark on people suffering from cancer, Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday... ...

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