Sarbananda Sonowal

Trip aboard world's longest river cruise MV Ganga Vilas to cost almost Rs 13 lakh

The ship -- 62 metres long and 12 metres wide -- has three decks, 18 suites with a capacity of 36 passengers and all amenities to provide a luxurious experience.

published on : 9th January 2023

PM Modi to flag off world’s longest river cruise in Varanasi on January 13

The cruise ship will travel 3200 km in 50 days crossing over 27 river systems with 32 Swiss tourists aboard.

published on : 7th January 2023

Government drags feet on misleading health ads under Ayush products

“The reply in Parliament is inconsistent with the RTI response from the Ministry of Ayush,” Dr Babu, who has also written to the minister over this contradictory stand, told this newspaper.

published on : 22nd December 2022

VOC Port will be transformed into transhipment hub: Union Minister Sonowal

On launching India's first indigenously developed Vessel Traffic System, Sonowal said it would eliminate dependency on proprietary and expensive foreign-made software solutions.

published on : 1st October 2022

New ship-building facility inaugurated in Howrah, to serve National Waterways sector

It will serve the inland water transport sector by the construction of inland water vessels for the transport of men & material along & across the National Waterways.

published on : 17th August 2022

BJP parliamentary board: Gadkari, Chouhan dropped; Yediyurappa, Sonowal among six new entrants

Iqbal Singh Lalpura will be the first Sikh to have a seat in the BJP parliamentary board as a person from a minority community.

published on : 17th August 2022

Union Minister Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurates three projects at Kamarajar Port

The minister then led the employees and others in celebrating the Har Ghar Tiranga programme as part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav.

published on : 14th August 2022

Visakhapatnam: Harbour modernisation with Rs 151 crore

VPA appointed Indian Port Rail and Ropeway Corporation Ltd on April 28 to review the DPR and preparation of detailed estimates, tender documents and project monitoring.

published on : 27th July 2022

All major ports to be made self-sustainable on electricity by 2030: Sonowal 

Further, he said under the holistic development of coastal districts, a total of 567 projects with an estimated cost of around Rs 58,000 crore have been identified.

published on : 22nd July 2022

Government sets up committee to create enabling eco-system to boost cruise tourism

The economic potential of cruise tourism is expected to go up from USD 110 million to USD 5.5 billion in the years to come.

published on : 14th May 2022

Cochin Shipyard to build first indigenous ship to be powered by hydrogen fuel

The hydrogen fuel cell vessel is based on low-temperature proton exchange membrane technology (LT-PEM) called fuel cell electric vessel (FCEV) is expected to cost around Rs. 17.50 crores.

published on : 30th April 2022

Union Minister Sarbananda Sonowal sets 500 MMTPA target by 2030 for Paradip Port 

Paradip Port must work towards augmenting its capacity to 500 million metric tonne per annum (MMTPA) by 2030, said Union Minister of Ports,

published on : 25th April 2022

Homeopathy could become first choice for students seeking medical education: Sarbananda Sonowal

Public acceptance of homeopathy is high and it could become the first choice for students seeking medical education, AYUSH Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said.

published on : 9th April 2022

Eyeing another five-year term, BJP launches poll campaign in Assam

Sonowal speaking on the occasion said during the campaign BJP will take the message of his government's acheivements and success in giving protection to the culture and heritage of the people.

published on : 11th March 2021

Assam approves 10 per cent quota for economically weaker sections of general class

The Cabinet also approved incentives for government doctors, nurses and other healthcare workers under Ayushman Bharat and Atal Amrit Abhiyan.

published on : 22nd January 2019

Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal condoles DMK President M Karunanidhi's death

A five-time Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Karunanidhi, 94, passed away at the Kauvery Hospital in Chennai on Tuesday evening.

published on : 8th August 2018

NRC publication: Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal appeals to people to maintain peace

The representative of parties, too, agreed to extend whole-hearted support to the authorities involved in preparing the NRC.

published on : 30th July 2018

Names of all genuine Indians to be included in NRC: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal

Sonowal also ruled out any possibility of violence after the publication of the NRC on Saturday saying adequate forces were deployed across the state to deal with any situation.

published on : 28th June 2018

Assam lynching: one more arrested, total tally rises to 31 

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has announced to conduct the trial of the lynching in a fast track court.

published on : 17th June 2018