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Woman killed in wild buffalo attack in Asaam's Kaziranga

Kaziranga (Assam): A woman died after she was attacked by a wild buffalo near Agoratoli range in Assam's Kaziranga National Park on Thursday, officials said.

Assam: Seasonal solar fence to protect paddy from wild elephants in crop fields

‘Ready-to-be-harvested’ paddy spread over 20 hectares of cropland at Maliata area near Mirza in Kamrup district of Assam has been protected from a herd of wild elephant through the installation of a seasonal single-wire solar-powered fence in a collaborative initiative of Aaranyak and WWF.

Northeast India's AIC SELCO foundation empowers sustainable energy innovators

Guwahati/IBNS: The Atal Incubation Centre-SELCO Foundation, nestled in the heart of Guwahati, is fast gaining acclaim for its pivotal role in nurturing sustainable energy innovation within Northeast India.

Assam Agricultural University revolutionised tea powder industry, benefiting farmers and consumers

Guwahati/IBNS: Assam Agricultural University (AAU) has introduced a pioneering technology that produces tea powder from raw tea leaves. 

'Smart Tea Villages' empowers Assam's 200 year old tea industry

The 200-year-old tea industry of Assam's small tea growers have long faced challenges of getting remunerative prices, scarce access to resources and markets but an initiative to create 'Smart Tea villages' brought leading changes empowerment through sustainable practices.

Assam based org, 'Pedal for a Change' calls for sustainable urban transport action in Guwahati

Assam-based organization Pedal for a Change has called for urgent action to promote sustainable urban transport in Guwahati, citing the detrimental effects of pollution and traffic congestion on the city's livelihood and health of its citizens.

Farmer inspires organic agriculture movement in Assam's Dhiria village

Mina Bando, a 45-year-old woman farmer in Dhiria village, nestled in the foothills near the Indo-Bhutan border, has become a beacon of hope for her community. 

Assam State Zoo in Guwahati set for massive transformation, eyes premier wildlife destination status

Guwahati/IBNS:Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma revealed plans to revamp the Assam State Zoo cum Botanical Garden in Guwahati, with the ambitious goal of transforming it into India's premier destination for wildlife enthusiasts. 

Assam launches two-month training program for 5,000 farmers to boost agribusiness and rural transformation

The Assam Agribusiness and Rural Transformation (APART) Project has kicked off a comprehensive two-month training program for 5,000 farmers across 10 clusters in Sonitpur district, to promote agribusiness and rural transformation.

Assam Flood: 2 dead, over 1500 villages submerged, nearly 5 lakh people affected

Guwahati: The flood situation in Assam continues to be grim, affecting nearly 4.89 lakh people in 19 districts across the state.

Assam: Digboi native emerges as leading scientist, making groundbreaking battery invention

Digboi/Assam: Digboi's Anirban Chakraborty, a rising star in the field of science, recently been offered a prestigious role as a designated scientist at a renowned university's Research Laboratory in Texas, USA, where he is conducting groundbreaking research on batteries.  

53 farmers in Arunachal Pradesh participate in training on 'Good Agricultural Practices for Assam Lemon'

Padu Ebeng/Assam: College of Horticulture & Forestry (CHF) and Digital India Corporation joined forces to boost agricultural practices in Arunachal Pradesh's Upper Siang district. A training program on 'Good Agricultural Practices on Assam Lemon' was held, with 53 farmers from Ebeng village actively participating. The aim was to empower farmers and enhance their knowledge.

Shrinking ponds in urban areas threaten ecosystem and increase flood risks

Guwahati/IBNS: Renowned herpetologist Jayaditya Purkayastha has expressed concern over the dwindling number of ponds in urban spaces and their adverse effects on the ecosystem.

North Lakhimpur district in Assam successfully clears 40 years of legacy waste

The North Lakhimpur district of Assam, India, has effectively cleared a massive accumulation of waste that had plagued the region for four decades.

Another solar fence installed in Assam to combat human-elephant conflict

Guwahati/IBNS: Taking a step further in wildlife preservation in Assam, biodiversity conservation organisation Aaranyak has installed a 4 km stretch of community-operated solar fence to mitigate human-elephant conflict (HEC) at Bordol village in Goalpara district with support from US Fish and Wildlife Service.