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Shipping & Waterways Ministry approves Rs 645 cr for 10 new waterways projects on Brahmaputra in Assam

New Delhi: Shipping & Waterways Minister Sarbananda Sonowal announced a major investment of more than Rs 645 crores to develop 10 waterways projects on Brahmaputra River under the flagship Sagarmala programme.

HR tech firm Vantage Circle to expand workforce and venture into Latin America

Guwahati/IBNS: HR technology firm Vantage Circle has announced plans to almost double its workforce to over 400 employees within the next 2-3 years.

Assam launches Rs 250 crore fund in collaboration with World Bank to boost agriculture sector

The World Bank and other multiple stakeholders have joined forces to establish a Rs 250 crore fund in Assam promote small and medium units in the agriculture sector.

India ready to build mega Subansiri Lower hydropower project near China border

India is on the verge of commencing a large-scale hydropower project that has been under development for two decades, marking a major milestone in the nation's journey towards energy transition, media reports said.

Guwahati signs MoU to develop 'Riverine Based Religious Tourism Circuit', boosting Assam's tourism sector

Guwahati/IBNS: A memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed to develop a 'Riverine Based Religious Tourism Circuit' in the city of Guwahati, India.

Nitin Gadkari reviews progress of Kaziranga elevated road project

New Delhi/IBNS: Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari said a review was conducted Wednesday on the progress of the Kaziranga Elevated Road project.

PepsiCo, Star Cement India, Varun Beverages among 9 companies to sign MoUs with Assam; investment worth Rs 8201 cr expected

Guwahati: Assam on Tuesday inked Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) with nine companies that are estimated to bring private investments to the tune of Rs 8201.29 crore.

'#mPower Business Women Meet' hosted by U.S. Consulate Kolkata and Contact Base held in Guwahati

Guwahati/IBNS: The "mPowerBusinessWomen Meet" was held on April 17 at Assam Startup- the nest in Guwahati, in partnership with Assam Startup- IIM CIP. 

Several varieties of cauliflower, chillies cultivated in Assam

Tezpur: Locals have cultivated a large variety of vegetables at an agricultural facility in the Pabhoi region in Biswanath of Assam.

Jio launches True 5G in Assam

Guwahati/IBNS: Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma Tuesday launched Jio True 5G services in the state at an event held in Guwahati.

ADB approves $300 million loan to improve roads, regional trade in Assam

Manila: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) recently approved a $300 million loan to upgrade more than 300 kilometers of state highways and major district roads in Assam, including six road sections in the state’s western, central, and southern regions.

Assam employment: More than 400 women from Puthimari generate Rs 25 lakh income from farming

Tezpur: More than 400 women in Assam's  Puthimari area are generating  Rs 25 lakhs turnover in a single year by practising agricultural activities in nearly 1000 bighas of farm land.

India’s first pure green hydrogen plant commissioned in Jorhat

Jorhat (Assam): Oil India Limited (OIL) Wednesday commissioned a 99.999 percent pure Green Hydrogen pilot plant, with an installed capacity of 10 kg per day at its Jorhat Pump Station in Assam, the ministry of petroleum and natural gas said in a statement

Assam Golden Pearl tea sold at Rs 99,999 per kg at GTAC

Guwahati: After the ‘Manohari Gold Tea’, another line of golden pearl, a speciality tea of Assam, was sold at a record price of Rs 99,999 per kilogram at Guwahati Tea Auction Centre (GTAC).

Manohari Gold Tea sold at a record price of Rs 99,999 per kg at Guwahati Tea Auction Centre

Guwahati: Famous and rare variety of Assam tea called ‘Manohari Gold Tea’ on Tuesday has set a record after it was auctioned at a record price Rs 99,999 per kg at Guwahati Tea Auction Centre.