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‘Made in Assam’ was an all-out success at Lakme Fashion Week 2016

The silks and fabrics of Assam have long caught the attention of discerning fashionistas, and so it was natural that the ‘Made in Assam’ show at the Lakme Fashion Week winter/festive 2016 held in Mumbai was an all-out success. The show befittingly opened the Sustainable Fashion and Indian Textiles Day at the event. The show opened with the traditional Assamese ... Read More »

BPCL plans over Rs 16k cr Assam refinery expansion

NEW DELHI: State-run oil refiner-marketer Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd has drawn up plans to ramp up the capacity of its refinery at Numaligarh in Assam’s Golaghat district from three million tonnes per annum to nine million tonnes at an investment of Rs 16,600 crore. The project includes laying a 1,350-km pipeline to bring in crude from a port on the east coast. While the refinery expansion would ... Read More »

Assam riots: Community no bar in ethnic clash

CHIRANG/ KOKRAJHAR: In the relief camps set up for the victims of the recent ethnic violence that has rocked the twin districts of Chirang and Kokrajhar in Western Assam, bordering Bhutan, the gloomy faces of the relief camp inmates are darker than the overcast skies, and tell the story of their sufferings. The spate of violence has spared none in these two ... Read More »

700 militants surrender arms in Assam

Guwahati: From guns to roses, life turned full circle for close to 700 militants from nine separatist groups in Assam on Tuesday when they laid down arms to join the mainstream in the presence of union Home Minister P Chidambaram. In one of northeast India’s biggest surrender ceremonies in Assam’s main city of Guwahati, a total of 676 militants laid down ... Read More »

36 killed in two road mishaps in Assam

31 passengers, including 12 women, were killed and six persons critically injured when a bus carrying a marriage party fell into a pond in Kamrup (Rural) district last night. The bus travelling from Guwahati to Dihu in Rangia sub-division of the district, fell into the 40 ft deep pond at Rajabari when a wooden bridge it was crossing gave in. ... Read More »