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New department to be created to protect indigenous faith and culture : Assam CM

Guwahati/IBNS: Assam cabinet on Saturday decided to create a new department for the preservation of indigenous faiths and cultures in the state.

Himanta Biswa Sarma to take oath as new Assam CM tomorrow

Guwahati: Himanta Biswa Sarma will be sworn in as the 15th Chief Minister of Assam on Monday after he was unanimously selected as the leader of Assam BJP Legislative Party on Sunday.

Himanta Biswa Sarma to become Assam CM 

New Delhi: Senior BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma will become the new Chief Minister of Assam, a state where the saffron brigade maintained its dominance in the Assembly polls.

Dwijing festival will help in growth of state economy: Assam CM Sonowal

Guwahati, Dec 29 (IBNS): Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday said the great civilizations in the world have grown on the bank of the rivers and Assam is blessed to have been located on the bank of the mighty Brahmaputra and Barak.

Assam government will institute award to recognize services to children

Guwahati, Nov 8 (IBNS): Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday laid foundation stone for the construction of an auditorium of Sadau Asom Maina Parijat under Untied Fund for the year 2017-18 at Sarusajai in Guwahati.

Sonowal warns contractors of legal action for delay in Majuli protection project implementation

Guwahati, July 13 (IBNS): Irked by the slow pace of implementation of Assam’s river island Majuli protection project, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday issued strong warning of taking legal action against erring contractor organisation if they fail to complete the project within stipulated timeframe.

Sonowal inaugurates second edition of Brahmaputra Literary Festival

Guwahati, Feb 9 (IBNS): Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday inaugurated the second edition of Brahmaputra Literary Festival at Srimanta Sankardev Kalashetra in Guwahati. 

Sonowal addresses Pravasi Bharatiya Divas and kickstarts roadshow at Singapore

Guwahati, Jan 7 (IBNS) : Reiterating State Government’s resolve in playing a proactive role towards the success of Act East Policy, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that his government is hell bound in stepping up its efforts in increasing interactions with ASEAN countries including enhancing people to people contact and trade and other relations.           

Sonowal interacts with Assamese diaspora in Bengaluru

Guwahati, Dec 20 (IBNS): In a bid to associate the pravasi Assamese living in Karnataka with the State’s transformation into a new growth engine for a new India, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananada Sonowal appealed them to lend their hands and be a part of the new journey of the state towards prosperity.

John Abraham keen to set up football academy in Guwahati

Guwahati, Nov 14 (IBNS) : Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal assured actor and proprietor of ISL franchise North East United FC John Abraham to extend all support for setting up a world class football academy in Guwahati. 

Sonowal inaugurates Rs 300 crore worth largest manufacturing unit of Emami

Guwahati, Nov 14 (IBNS): Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday inaugurated third manufacturing unit of Indian FMCG major Emami Limited in Assam at Pacharia in Kamrup district.

No compromise on corruption, even CM will not be spared if he found guilty : Sonowal

Guwahati, Oct 30 (IBNS) : Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday said there will be no compromise on corruption in Assam in keeping with Prime Minister Narendra Modi led union government's fight against corruption and black money. While addressing a press conference held at Janata Bhawan in Guwahati, Sonowal said that, the state government will not compromise on corruption and no one will be spared if he or she found involvement in corruption, taking black money.  

Sonowal directs state forest department to stop illegal trade of sand, chips and wood

Guwahati, Oct 20 (IBNS) : Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday issued a stern directive to the Forest Department to immediately stop the illegal trade of sand, stone chips and wood.

Sonowal unveils Dr. Bhupen Hazarika’s statue at new office campus of Prag News Channel

Guwahati, Oct 15 (IBNS) : Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday urged the media to keep strict vigil on the activities of the government.

Assam CM attends All Arunachal Pradesh Students’ Union golden jubilee at Itanagar

Guwahati, Oct 15 (IBNS) : Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday took part in the golden jubilee celebrations of All Arunachal Pradesh Students’ Union (AAPSU) at Itanagar and strongly pitched for greater harmony and strengthening of age old ties between Assam and Arunachal Pradesh.