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Anti-dam organisations decry govt's mega project in Assam

The BJP-led NDA government’s decision to facilitate resumption of stalled work at 2000 MW Lower Subansiri Hydro Power Project being constructed by the National Hydro-Power Corporation at......

Lower Assam paralysed by calls for separate states

Life was hit in lower Assam for the second day on Tuesday in three bandhs called to press for Bodoland and Kamtapur, while Karbi Anglong, which had erupted over the statehood demand on the lines of......

Blast on railway track in Kokrajhar, no casualties

A bomb exploded on a railway track minutes after the Howrah-Guwahati down Garib Rath Express passed Goabari in lower Assam''s Kokrajhar district early on Sunday morning. The anti-talk faction......

Assam govt seeks review of acquittals in molestation case

More than a month after a lower court in Guwahati pronounced verdict in connection with the infamous July 9, 2012 Guwahati molestation case, the Assam government has moved the Gauhati high court,......

Fresh violence in Assam, 3 killed in 3 days

Ethnic violence continued in lower Assam's Kokrajhar district claiming the life of a farmer on Monday. With this the violence, which has erupted after a lull of about three months, has claimed......

Govt to roll out Wi-Fi in 25 cities by June 2015

The government is looking for a speedy roll out of Wi-Fi services at select public places in top 25 cities with population of over 10 lakh by June 2015. "Government has plans to empanel 3-4 Wi-Fi......

India scores badly on Hunger Index, lags behind Nepal

Image: Children eat their community lunch inside a relief camp near Bilasipara town in Assam. Photograph: Utpal Baruah/Reuters Though hunger levels are not alarming in India, it still fares......

Monsoon makes slow march

The monsoon is making slow progress across the country, even as millions of farmers eagerly wait for the first showers. The progress of rains is expected to be slow over the next few days and it is......

Trai pegs 800MHz base price 48% above previous auction price

The Telecom regulatory Authority of India (Trai) on Saturday recommended the reserve price for 800MHz spectrum at Rs 2,685 crore (Rs 26.85 billion) for one MHz of pan-Indian airwaves. The band is......

Investments in India's realty sector decline 6%: Assocham

Outstanding investments in the country's real estate sector were 6 per cent lower at Rs 14.51 lakh crore (Rs 14.51 trillion) in September 2013 as against the same month previous year, according to......

Vijay Hazare Trophy: Bengal beat Assam; Odisha enter knockouts

Already assured of a place in the knock-out stage, Bengal rode on opener Shreevats Goswami's fluent 133 to beat Assam by 18 runs in a high-scoring East Zone match of the Vijay Hazare Trophy, in......

T20 league: Mumbai outclass Saurashtra for second win

Powerful batting lower down the order followed by tidy bowling helped Mumbai thrash Saurashtra by 16 runs in the West Zone T20 league game, for the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, at the MCA's BKC ground......

Ranji Trophy: Sehwag fails again as Delhi struggle against Karnataka

Virender Sehwag's poor run with the bat continue as Delhi were shot out for a paltry 202 in their first innings against table toppers Karnataka in the Ranji Trophy Group A match at the Feroz Shah......

Ranji round-up: Karnataka crush Punjab, Odisha draw against Mumbai

Natraj Behera scored his second century of the match as Odisha rallied to earn a draw after being forced to follow on against Mumbai, on the fourth and final day of their Group A Ranji Trophy......

Ranji Trophy: Mumbai settle for a draw with Jharkhand

Having conceded the vital first innings lead to minnows Jharkhand, champions Mumbai had no other option but fight for a draw, which they successfully did after surviving anxious moments in their......

  People speak for lower assam

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Q. Can an important bill be passed with 10% of Members of Parliament?
Padala Durga:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/can-an-important-bill-be-passed-with-10-of-members-of-parlia/27114718/answers/

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Q. What is Bongaigaon famous for?
Padala Durga:  A. Bongaigaon is the fastest developing business hub in the lower Assam and just about 100 Km away from Manas National Park. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-bongaigaon-famous-for/27114718/answers/18023361

QnA Quiz
Q. Why are MUSLIMS reluctant to adopt BIRTH CONTROLmeasures?
QnA Quiz:  A. An ideal comparison would be possible only if the population figures for Assam and Jammu Kashmir is excluded respectively from the 1991 and 2001...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-are-muslims-reluctant-to-adopt-birth-controlmeasures/18023357/answers/8507111

  Web results for Lower Assam
Poverty drives garden kids to quit schools

GUWAHATI: Poverty is forcing over 23 out of every 100 tea tribe children in Assam's tea gardens to drop out of schools every year. In a written... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/guwahati/Poverty-drives-garden-kids-to-quit-schools/articleshow/45557510.cms
Jehadi arrested in Assam

Statesman news Service Guwahati, 17 December One more Islamist terrorist is arrested in Assam increasing the tally up to 11, informed the... ...

http://www.thestatesman.net/news/94501-jehadi-arrested-in-assam.html
JMB planned to kill Bodo leaders blast Assam NIA

The outlawed terror outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) had prepared a hit list of around 40 to 50 Bodo leaders to assassinate, a National... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/jmb-had-plans-to-kill-bodo-leaders-blast-assam-nia/article1-1297725.aspx
A Side Effect - A Happy One - Of Cyclone Hudhud

Dhubri: The cyclones that tear through India with increasing frequency often leave devastation in their wake. But sometimes they can also bring... ...

http://www.ndtv.com/article/india/a-side-effect-a-happy-one-of-cyclone-hudhud-635937?pfrom=home-lateststories
Mumbai in trouble after Shardul restricts Railways to 242

NEW DELHI: Mumbai seamer Shardul Thakur produced his career-best bowling show as his six-wicket haul helped his side bowl out Railways for 242 but... ...

http://www.afternoondc.in/sports/mumbai-in-trouble-after-shardul-restricts-railways-to-242/article_127062

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