Everything you need to know about Assam Engg. Institute: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Assam Engg. Institute: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Hyderabad, May 25 (IANS) Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma Saturday laid the foundation stone of the National Institute of Design (NID) here.
Guwahati, May 24 (IANS) The flood data agreement signed between India and China during the recent visit of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is just a renewal of the existing treaty between the two countries, an NGO alleged here Friday.
Mexico City, May 24 (IANS/EFE) A Mexican woman received Latin America's first transplant of ovaries in a hospital in the western city of Guadalajara, the director of the Mexican Infertility Institute, Luis Arturo Ruvalcaba, announced.
Guwahati, May 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and two others are in the contest for two Rajya Sabha seats from Assam, officials said here Thursday. The poll is slated for May 30.
Washington, May 23 (ANI): A novel oral, inactivated Escherichia coli diarrhea vaccine has been developed in Sweden and a clinical phase I-study of this vaccine has now been successfully completed.
Washington, May 23 (ANI): For most animal species, moving objects play a major role in the processing of sensory impressions in the brain, as they often signal the presence of a welcome prey or an imminent threat.
Guwahati, May 22 (IANS) A bearcat, a rare species of climbing mammal, was captured in Assam's Nagaon district and shifted to a rehabilitation centre, officials said Wednesday.
Washington, May 22 (ANI): Activating an enzyme known to play a role in the anti-aging benefits of calorie restriction delays the loss of brain cells and preserves cognitive function in mice, a new study has found.
New Delhi, May 21 (ANI): The Institute of Cost Accountants of India celebrated its Annual Day in which Mr. K. Rahman Khan, Minister of Minority Affairs was the Chief Guest and Mr. M.J.Joseph, Additional Secretary,Ministry of Corporate Affairs was the Guest of Honor.
Shimla, May 21 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee will visit this hill town for one-and-a-half days beginning Thursday. During his stay, he will get a taste of British era heritage.
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Both air and noise pollution may increase an individual's risk of developing cardiovascular disease, according to a study in which both factors were considered simultaneously.
Golaghat (Assam), May 20 (ANI): Two poachers were arrested over the weekend by forest department officials in Assam's Kaziranga wildlife sanctuary for attempting to poach single-horned rhinoceros.
Guwahati, May 20 (ANI): Voting is on for 28 seats of the North Cachar Hills Autonomous Council in Assam today.
Assam board has declared the class 12 HSSLC results 2013 today i.e 20th May, 2013, at 10:00 AM.
Guwahati, May 19 (IANS) An Assamese documentary film has been selected to be archived at the Royal Anthropological Institute (RAI) of Great Britain and Ireland, an official said here Sunday.
Bokahat (Assam), May 19 (ANI): Irate over rampant killings of endangered one-horned rhinoceros Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) staged protests in Assam.
Guwahati, May 18 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said here Saturday there was considerable improvement in the law and order situation in the state over the past 12 years.
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Researchers have now turned towards clay - a naturally occurring substance recognized since antiquity for its medicinal properties - to kill a range of pathogens.
Assam board class 12th results 2013 are likely to be declared by the Assam Higher Secondary Education Council (AHSEC) on May 20 at 10 a.m.
Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) State-owned energy major ONGC Friday said there is a huge scope of upward revision of the shale gas estimates for the country.
London, May 17 (ANI): Retirement has a harmful impact on mental and physical health, a new study has revealed.
Assam board class 10th results 2013 will be declared today by the Board of Secondary Education, Assam today on May 12
Guwahati, May 16 (IANS) A woman Maoist cadre was arrested here and a man detained for alleged links with the rebels, police said Thursday.
Guwahati, May 16 (IANS) The Assam government might take up the process of updating the National Register of Citizens (NRC) throughout the state, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said Thursday.
New Delhi, May 16 (ANI): Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde has turned down a proposal to allow the army to take over the command of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) in the wake of a recent incursion by Chinese troops in the Ladakh region.
Washington, May 16 (ANI): In a surprise discovery, Melbourne scientists have found that malaria parasites can 'talk' to each other.
Guwahati, May 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh does not have any cash in hand and owns a 1996 Maruti car, unlike many of his colleagues.
Guwahati, May 15 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, who submitted his nomination papers for the Rajya Sabha seat from here today, expressed his gratitude to Assam for sending him to the upper house and said that he would do all possible to accelerate the state's economy so as to eliminate poverty.
Guwahati, May 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh filed his nomination for a fifth consecutive term in the Rajya Sabha here Wednesday.
Guwahati, May 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh filed his nomination for the Rajya Sabha here Wednesday, informed sources said.
Guwahati, May 15 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Wednesday submitted his nomination papers for the Rajya Sabha seat, whose term as Member of Parliament (MP) expires later in the month.
London, May 15 (ANI): Fish oils could minimize the effects that junk food can have on the brain, a review by researchers at the University of Liverpool has shown.
Guwahati, May 15 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, whose term as Member of Parliament (MP) expires next month, will arrive in Guwahati today to file his nomination for a fresh term.
New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, whose term as Member of Parliament (MP) expires next month, will arrive in Guwahati on Wednesday to file his nomination for a fresh term.
Silchar (Assam), May 14 (IANS) The government must try to bring higher education closer to the people in remote areas and remove the imbalances across regions and sections of society, President Pranab Mukherjee said here Tuesday.
Silchar (Assam), May 14 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee attended the annual convocation of Assam University today at Silchar.
Guwahati, May 13 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee presented the Asom Ratna award (posthumously) to Late Indira Goswami and the Srimanta Shankardeva award for the year 2008 to Sharmila Tagore at a function here on Monday.
Guwahati, May 13 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Monday termed women as the symbol of peace, love, humanity and dignity, while calling for measures to ensure they get recognition for their "selfless work" as well as the "respect and courtesy they deserve".
Washington, May 13 (ANI): The way an individual regulates their emotions, in bad times and in good, can influence whether - or how much -they suffer from anxiety, a new research has suggested.
Rio de Janeiro, May 13 (IANS) The number of new guns legally sold in Brazil shot up in the last eight years, growing from 5,161 in 2004 to a record 31,500 in 2012, a media report said.
Agartala, May 13 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate the ONGC's first commercial power project in Tripura next month, an official said here Monday.
New Delhi, May 13 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee will undertake a three-day visit to Assam and Nagaland from today.
Guwahati, May 12 (ANI): A rhino has falled prey to illegal poaching in the Kaziranga National Park in Assam.The carcass of the dead rhino was located yesterday in the area of Doramari.
Shillong, May 12 (IANS) Meghalaya Governor R.S. Mooshahary Sunday cautioned that Maoists were trying to establish their foothold in India's northeastern region.
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee will be on a three-day visit to Assam and Nagaland from Monday, said an official statement here.
New York, May 12 (ANI): Gwyneth Paltrow has said that Costume Institute gala was 'un-fun' and 'too crowded' and she's never going again.
Guwahati, May 11 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee will be on a two-day visit to Assam from Monday, his first to the state after assuming the country's top post, it was announced here Sunday.
Guwahati, May 11 (IANS) Forest officials in Assam's Kaziranga National Park found two carcasses of one-horned rhinos from two locations, officials said Saturday.
Washington, May 11 (ANI): US Vice President Joe Biden cracked a joke thanking the firefighters for saving his Corvette, while honouring them at the 25th Annual National Fire and Emergency Services Dinner of the Congressional Fire Services Institute.
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Around 7.5 lakh chemists across India Friday observed a one-day strike against the new drug policy and its impact on traders. However, in some states, pharmacy shops near major hospitals remained open, providing relief to patients.
After the declaration of results of class 12th board has started, students appeared or passes class 12th exam are quite excited about their further studies. The most common as well as popular course among the students of science stream with subject combination Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics is engineering these days as doing engineering from a reputed college promises a bright career ahead. Career in Engineering after 12th is an excellent option for students at present.
Guwahati, May 10 (ANI): The decline of insurgent activities in the northeast has led to a surge in developmental activities.
Guwahati, May 10 (ANI): The countrywide boom in the real estate sector is now visible in the northeast, especially in Assam, which has fast emerged as an investment hotspot.
Imphal, May 10 (ANI): Militancy is declining in the northeast due to consistent efforts made by the Central and State Governments.
Gournar village (Tripura), May 10 (ANI): The Assam Rifles is working consistently to improve the lives of people in the northeast, including Tripura.
New Delhi, May 10 (ANI): EduHeal Foundation(EHF), a registered NGO promoted by leading educationists and media doyens, has started training camps for budding scientists with its educational partner Google Science Fair (GSF).
Milan, May 10 (IANS/EFE) The economic and financial reforms implemented to deal with the financial crisis must have the support of "the majority of the political parties" in Spain, Spanish Business Council for Competitiveness, or CEC, executive director Fernando Casado said.
Guwahati, May 9 (IANS) A Maoist leader who embraced Maoism way back in 1967 has been finally arrested in Assam, police said Thursday.
New Delhi, May 8 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh's term as Member of Parliament (MP) expires on June 14 with the Election Commission today announcing the election for the two Rajya Sabha seats from Assam will be held on May 30.
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) A delegation of the Northeast Students' Organisation (NESO) Wednesday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here and expressed opposition to the proposed land swap deal between India and Bangladesh.
Guwahati, May 8 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has requested Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to increase the number of foreigners' tribunals in the state from the existing 36 to 100.
Agartala, May 8 (IANS) The Left Front government in the northeastern state of Tripura has decided to ask the CBI to probe the illegal activities of the non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) in the state, Chief Minister Manik Sarkar said here Wednesday.
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Two men were arrested here for allegedly submitting fake bank guarantees and audit reports to get a government contract from Assam Rifles, police said Tuesday.
Guwahati, May 7 (IANS) Assam's annual plan outlay for 2013-14 has been fixed at Rs.12,500 crore, a statement said Tuesday.
New Delhi, May 7 (ANI): The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Tuesday said that militancy in the northeastern region is losing its grip and influence among the people due to consistent efforts made by the Centre and state governments to counter and eliminate various ultra outfits.
Washington, May 7 (ANI): Thanks to NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope, researchers are beginning to dissect an exotic class of exoplanets, called hot Jupiters, revealing raging winds and other aspects of their turbulent nature.
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The government has constituted a state-level committee to look into the grievances of weavers in Assam, Minister of State for Textiles Panabaaka Lakshmi said Monday.
Bijni (Assam), May 6 (ANI): Police and paramilitary personnel in Bijni town of Assam diffused two improvised explosive device, while non-political student's body said that it was an attempt to tarnish its image as the bombs were found within the compound of the dilapidated house, which was once its office.
Washington, May 4 (ANI): Teenagers who are highly exposed to violent video games-three or more hours per day-show blunted physical and psychological responses to playing a violent game, a new study has revealed.
Guwahati, May 3 (IANS) A three-day exercise has begun in Assam's Kaziranga National Park to monitor the exact number of Eastern Swamp Deer there, an official said Friday.
Kolkata, May 3 (IANS) Tea production in Assam's Barak valley recorded a sharp decline during the months of March and April compared to same period last year mainly because of the drought conditions prevailing in the area, an official statement said.
London, May 3 (ANI): Lindsay Lohan is finally going to rehab after getting a last-minute switch from a New York to a California based facility.
Washington, May 3 (ANI): Most people are able to lose weight while dieting but once the diet is over, the pounds come back.
Pune, May 2 (IANS) Unseeded Pareen Shivekar and Utkarsh Bharadwaj continued their brilliant runs to reach the finals of the Girls and Boys singles, respectively, in the Om Dalvi Memorial ATF Asian Under-14 Series tennis tournament here Thursday.
Guwahati, May 2 (ANI): Around 342 players from different parts of the country, Bangladesh and Nepal participated in the Fifth edition of Jugal the Kishore Newatia Memorial International Chess Championship in Guwahati.
Washington, May 2 (ANI): Those feeling uneasy wearing contact lenses can simply switch to a different lens/solution combination or use a lens care product to eliminate this persistent problem and provide "a maximally comfortable result, according to a new study.
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): The Union Cabinet has approved a Rs.11,000 crore plan to modernise the seven central paramilitary forces, including the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP).
Washington, May 2 (ANI): Dual parenting may be more beneficial than single parenting, a new study suggests.
Guwahati, May 1 (IANS) The curfew imposed in parts of Golapara district in Assam after police firing two days ago was lifted Wednesday for seven hours.
New Delhi, May 1 (ANI): Market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) chief U.K. Sinha has said that he and his colleagues are working hard to ensure that small investors' savings are not put to risk.
Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) Lyricist-writer Gulzar has been appointed the new chancellor of Assam University.
London, April 30 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has spent more time playing golf than in meetings that were organised for fixing the American economy, according to statistics revealed on April 30.
Guwahati, April 30 (ANI): A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) team will meet Assam Police officials in Guwahati on Tuesday to discuss the chit fund scam issue.
Tokyo, April 30 (ANI): India on Tuesday was elected to the governing council of the prestigious Statistical Institute of Asia Pacific (SIAP), one of the most active organs of the United Nations.
Madrid, April 30 (IANS/EFE) Spain's year-on-year inflation rate fell by one percentage point to 1.4 percent in April, compared to the previous month, the National Statistics Institute, or INE, said in its preliminary consumer price index for the month.
Guwahati, April 29 (IANS) In the face of stiff criticism by opposition parties over the India-Bangladesh land-swap deal, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Monday said it will, in fact, serve the state's interest in tackling infiltration, smuggling and promoting trade relations between the two countries.
Guwahati, April 29 (IANS) Two people were killed and seven others injured Monday after police opened fire to disperse an irate mob in Assam, forcing the administration to impose indefinite curfew in the violence-affected area.
Guwahati, April 29 (IANS) Two people were killed and at least six injured in police firing in Assam Monday, an official said.
Washington, April 29 (ANI): Studies continue to unlock the medicinal benefits of tea, which has been touted to help with everything from headaches to depression since Ancient times.
Kolkata, April 28 (IANS) Scam-ridden Saradha Group boss Sudipta Sen, arrested for being the alleged kingpin of the multi-billion rupee chit fund scam, was grilled by Assam Police in the cases of fraud and forgery lodged against him in the state, police sources here said Sunday.
Guwahati, April 28 (IANS) People hurled shoes, sandals and empty water bottles at Assam Forest Minister Rockybul Hussain in Western Assam's Chirang district Sunday after he hit out at All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) chief Moulana Badaruddin Ajmal in a speech.
Guwahati, April 28 (ANI): Assam state unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) staged protests in Guwahati over the recurring poaching of one-horned rhinoceros in Kaziranga National park and other sanctuaries.
Kaziranga, (Assam) April 27 (IANS) A male wild buffalo was returned to the forest Saturday after over two years of human care, a wildlife official said.
Guwahati, April 27 (IANS) The Assam Human Rights Commission has issued notice to the state police on the April 19 shootout between ULFA cadres and security forces in which four people were killed in Tinsukia district, an official said Saturday.
New Delhi, Apr. 27 (ANI): In wake of the controversy surrounding the chit-fund scam involving Saradha Group in West Bengal, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has pointed out the need for curbing unauthorised collection of deposits.
Guwahati, April 26 (IANS) A joint team of Assam Police, CRPF and the intelligence wing of the army Friday arrested two top Maoists from Jorabat area along the Assam-Meghalaya border, an official said.
Guwahati, April 26 (IANS) Assam Health and Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma Friday denied the allegations Saradha Group chief Sudipta Sen made against him in a letter to the CBI and said he planned to send him a legal notice.
Washington, Apr 26 (ANI): Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin and the Pasteur Institute in France have been able to identify how alcohol might affect key brain proteins for the first time - thanks to a rare bacteria that grows only on rocks in the Swiss Alps.
Sydney, Apr. 26 (Xinhua-ANI): Australia will deploy a guided- missile frigate, HMAS Sydney, to join the U.S. 7th Fleet in Japan at a time of heightened tensions on the Korean peninsula and in the South China Sea, according to The Australian on Friday.
New Delhi, April 26 (ANI): In a letter to the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, Member of Parliament from the state of Arunachal Pradesh Takam Sanjoy has appealed to him to order a probe into the fraudulent activities of hundreds of so-called financial institutions operating across the entire North East region.