Guwahati

Not just for kicks: India’s sneakerheads growing into huge community of collectors

The rapid rise of athleisure and the huge presence of international brands with their latest range is powering sneakerheads in the country.

published on : 25th September 2022

Kerala student studying in IIT Guwahati dies by suicide

Over the past few years, there have been some cases of IIT, Guwahati students taking the extreme step.

published on : 17th September 2022

Guwahati Diary

A roundup of interesting news tidbits from across Assam.

published on : 10th September 2022

Spread of zoonotic diseases feared after rescue of 41 exotic animals in Assam   

 “The origin of these exotics is unknown and we don’t know if they were screened before being sent. The risk of zoonotic diseases in such cases always remains a question,” an expert said.

published on : 9th September 2022

Educational startup helps fulfil underprivileged Bihar students’ dream

They had dreamt of visiting the campus of an Indian Institute of Technology and the NLCEE took them to the IIT, Guwahati on a four-day educational trip.

published on : 5th September 2022

Guwahati diary: Terrorism takes centre stage in state

A CID team of West Bengal police had come to Guwahati to question Dhanuka after suspecting him of supplying money to the arrested trio.

published on : 14th August 2022

Indian Oil Corporation to transport fuel to Tripura via Bangladesh 

During the trial run, the IOC will transport three LPG tankers and seven tankers of petrol and diesel through Bangladesh from Guwahati.

published on : 9th August 2022

Guwahati Diary: Ghost of cross-voting during Prez polls still chasing Congress in Assam

Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma had claimed the NDA got 22 “extra votes” after the MLAs of the opposition parties had cross-voted.

published on : 2nd August 2022

Eknath Shinde, rebel Maharashtra MLAs paid Guwahati hotel bills before leaving

Though the hotel officials are tight-lipped on the total bill, sources said Rs 68-70 lakh were paid for their stay in the upscale Radisson Blu hotel located at Gotanagar near Jalukbari.

published on : 1st July 2022

We want to save the Shiv Sena; not seeking Uddhav's resignation: Rebel MLA Deepak Kesarkar

The dissident Shiv Sena legislator who is camped in Guwahati claimed that it was not the rebel Sena leaders who had hijacked the party, but the NCP and Congress.

published on : 25th June 2022

Assam flood situation critical, Silchar submerged for sixth day, death count rises to 118

The total population affected by the floods declined to 33.03 lakh in 28 districts as against the previous day's figure of 45.34 lakh in 30 districts.

published on : 25th June 2022

Maharashtra crisis LIVE | Rebel leader Eknath Shinde met Amit Shah, Fadnavis in Gujarat on Friday

According to a source, it has been five days since the rebel MLAs are outside Maharashtra and their restlessness is increasing due to insecurity.

published on : 25th June 2022

Rebel Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde leaves Guwahati hotel in SUV, returns in cop's private car

The sudden departure of the Shiv Sena leader, who is leading party's rebel MLAs, triggered speculations that he was Maharashtra-bound.

published on : 25th June 2022

Maharashtra crisis: Secrecy is buzzword at Guwahati hotel where rebels are controlling MVA's fate

A hotel staff said that the place is not making any fresh bookings for the next one week as 'we are fully occupied'.

published on : 24th June 2022

Assam has been defamed by your presence: State Congress chief in letter to Eknath Shinde

The BJP government's alleged support to Shinde's presence here has sullied the image of Assam and its people, Bhupen Kumar Borah alleged.

published on : 24th June 2022

Maharashtra crisis: Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma's stopover at Guwahati hotel raises eyebrows

Sangma clarified that his visit to Guwahati's Radisson Blu hotel was for having lunch as it is located along the way to the city's Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport from Shillong.

published on : 23rd June 2022

Maharashtra crisis Days 1 and 2 | CM Uddhav Thackeray vacates official residence amid crisis

The CM moved out of 'Varsha', his official residence, for Matoshree, the private bungalow of the Thackeray family, amid high drama.

published on : 21st June 2022

Flood situation remains grim in Assam, more areas in Guwahati inundated 

In the last 24 hours, 32 districts, comprising 118 revenue circles and 4,291 villages, have reported flooding. Around 31 lakh people have been impacted, and 1.56 lakh of them have taken shelter

published on : 19th June 2022

Breaking bread by the Brahmaputra: Mitali Gogoi Dutta's unique culinary tours

Guwahati-based Mitali Gogoi Dutta conducts unique culinary tours for national and international tourists to eat the local cuisine and experience the dining practices of rural Assam

published on : 19th June 2022

Northeast rains: Four killed in massive landslide in Guwahati, toll rises to 54

With these, the death toll in floods and landslides in the Northeast since May went up to 54 – 36 in Assam, 13 in Meghalaya and five in Arunachal Pradesh.

published on : 14th June 2022
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