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Assam: ULFA-I - Protecting Extortion Operations

On July 30, 2023, a cadre of the Independent faction of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA-I), identified as Jogen Gogoi, was injured in Police firing in a reserve forest in Abhayapuri in Sonari in Charaideo District of Assam. 

Assam: Differently-abled woman reunited with family with help of Aadhaar

Guwahati: A differently-abled woman in Assam was reunited with her family earlier this month after she went missing from her home for several weeks.

Assam's cooperative brand 'Purabi' launches modern milk parlour in Guwahati

Assam's cooperative brand 'Purabi', owned by the West Assam Milk Producers' Cooperative Union Ltd. (WAMUL), recently opened a contemporary milk parlour at its premises in Panjabari, Guwahati.

Record 13.5 crore Indians escape multidimensional poverty, Assam leads with 46 lakh poverty reduction

NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Suman Bery, reported India has achieved a significant decline in multidimensional poverty, with a remarkable 13.5 crore people escaping poverty between 2015-2016 and 2019-2021. Assam emerges as a front-runner, with an impressive 46 lakh people moving out of poverty in the same period.

Tripura's Unity Mall to showcase unique products of India and Bangladesh

Tripura Chief Minister Dr. Manik Saha announced plans for the construction of a pioneering Unity Mall in Agartala. The mall is envisioned to serve as a platform to exhibit distinctive products from various states across India, alongside offerings from neighboring Bangladesh.

Regulated release of water from Bhutan's Kurichhu dam ensured no severe flooding': Assam CM Sarma

New Delhi: Severe flooding in Assam's Baksa and Chirang districts could be avoided as water from Bhutan's Khurichu dam was released in a regulated manner.

Assam CM unveils roadmap to boost farmers' income through furniture industry integration

Guwahati/IBNS: Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has revealed a comprehensive roadmap aimed at integrating farmers into India's thriving furniture industry towards elevating farmers' income and fortifying the state's economy.

Numaligarh Refinery Limited elevated to 'Schedule A' status, moves Closer to Navratna title

Guwahati/IBNS: The Indian government has upgraded Numaligarh Refinery Limited (NRL) in Assam from 'Schedule B' to 'Schedule A' category Central Public Sector Enterprises. The Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas made the official announcement on July 4, 2023.

Assam: Towards peace

Research Assistant, Institute for Conflict Management

Assam STF arrests two in less than a week in a fake currency note case

Guwahati: Assam STF on Sunday arrested a person in connection with illegal activities relating to fake Indian currency notes (FICN).

Assam: 11 opposition parties meet Kharge over delimitation exercise in state

New Delhi/UNI: Leaders of as many as 11 opposition parties met Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge here and raised their objections over the ongoing delimitation exercise in the Northeastern state.

Woolah Tea empowers children in Assam's small tea farms with solar lamps for uninterrupted study

Guwahati/IBNS: Woolah Tea, a renowned tea startup from Assam, has brought joy to the families of workers at Latumoni and Advaita organic small tea farms in the Dibrugarh and Tinsukia districts.

Assam: Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport sees 15% surge in passenger footfall in June 2023

Guwahati/IBNS: The Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International (LGBI) Airport experienced a 15% growth in passenger footfall in June of this year, with almost five lakh travelers.

Assam: 2,000 MW Subansiri Lower Hydroelectric Project nears completion; power generation to begin by 2023-24 financial year

Gerukamukh/Assam: The Subansiri Lower Hydroelectric Project (SLHEP) is nearing completion, with power generation slated to begin by the end of the 2023-24 financial year, revealed the project developer NHPC.

Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma unveils urban development projects in Tezpur

Guwahati/IBNS: Assam Chief Minister, Himanta Biswa Sarma, unveiled a series of urban development projects in Tezpur on Friday.