Everything you need to know about Dibrugarh: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Dibrugarh: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Guwahati, April 12 (ANI): Security personnel recently announced that they had killed two ULFA cadres in Assam's Dibrugarh District in an encounter.
Guwahati, April 8 (IANS) Two members of the anti-talk faction of the United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) were Monday killed in a gun battle with security forces in Assam, police said.
Agartala, April 2 (IANS) With the aim of radically improving air connectivity in India's northeast, fresh bids have been invited for a dedicated airline in the region, a senior official said here Tuesday.
New Delhi, Mar. 20 (ANI): Indian Railways have made elaborate arrangements to clear extra rush of traffic for the Holi festival.
Guwahati, Dec 2 (ANI): Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh has asked the Centre to declare upper Assam districts of Tinsukia and Dibrugarh as Left Wing Extremism (LWE) affected areas.
Guwahati, Dec 1 (IANS) The central government is likely to declare two districts of Assam as Maoist-affected, making them eligible for special benefits, Rural Development Jairam Ramesh said Saturday.
Guwahati, Nov 16 (IANS) ULFA's anti?talk faction has called for a 12?hour dawn?to?dusk shutdown in Assam Monday to protest against the killing of three people in a staged gun?battle Nov 14.
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) The BJP Friday appointed former MP Sarbananda Sonowal as president of the party's Assam unit following the resignation of Ranjit Dutta.
Guwahati, Oct 28 (IANS) A village resident was killed and a policeman was injured during an shootout between the United Liberation Front of Asom (Ulfa) militants and security forces in Assam's Dibrugarh district Sunday, police said.
Guwahati, Oct 28 (IANS) Four suspected Maoist rebels have been arrested from Assam's Dibrugarh district and arms, ammunition and incriminating documents seized from their possession, police said Sunday.
Guwahati, Sep 24 (IANS) The flood situation remained grim in Assam Monday with more areas submerged across 16 districts, marooning nearly 14 lakh people in the state, officials said.
Guwahati, Sep 24 (IANS) The flood situation remained grim in Assam Monday, with more and more areas submerged every day across 16 districts, marooning some 10 lakh people, officials said.
Guwahati, Sep 23 (IANS) The flood situation in Assam is grim with over 800,000 people affected in at least 15 of the 27 districts in the state, officials said Sunday.
Guwahati, Sep 21 (IANS) At least seven districts of Assam have been affected as flash floods have hit the state again, affecting lakhs of people and killing two youth in Tinsukia district, officials said.
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The ethnic violence in Assam which led to an exodus of thousands of northeastern people from other parts of India was not a Hindu-Muslim clash, a central minister from the region has said.
Tinsukia (Assam), Aug.12 (ANI): Fearing possible attacks by the banned United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) and other disintegrated groups, Assamese authorities have issued an alert in the state ahead of the country's 65th Independence Day.
Agartala, Aug 7 (IANS) Tea production in the organised sector in declining in India due to ageing bushes and little investment and the country may have lost 50 million kg of tea in the past 10 years.
Itanagar, Aug 5 (ANI): The strategically crucial state of Arunachal Pradesh, that shares a 1080 km- long border with China, is developing its infrastructure rapidly.
Dibrugarh (Assam), July 24 (ANI): Seventeen-year old Pinky Karmakar comes across as an average eleventh grade teenager, but the girl from the Borborooah Tea Estate here has achieved something distinctly stupendous that places her heads and shoulders above her colleagues.
Dibrugarh University BEd CET result 2012 has been declared. The results are available on the university website http://www.dibru.ac.in
Guwahati, June 30 (IANS) Three cadres of the anti-talk faction of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) were arrested in Assam's Goalpara district Saturday and a large amount of explosives seized from them, police said.
Guwahati, June 27 (IANS) The Tea Board of India is to shift its northeast zonal office from Guwahati to Jorhat in Assam, a top official of the board said Wednesday.
Guwahati, June 25 (IANS) Flood situation continued to deteriorate in Assam Monday with reports coming in of more villages being inundated by surging waters of the Brahmaputra river and its tributaries in upper Assam districts, officials said.
Guwahati, June 19 (IANS) Two hardcore cadres of the United Liberation Front of Asom's (ULFA) anti-talk faction have been arrested from Assam's Dibrugarh district, police said Tuesday.
Guwahati, June 13 (ANI): A 16-coach science exhibition train is currently touring north-eastern states to disseminate information on various scientific explanations and developments in the country, particularly to school students.
Guwahati, June 1 (IANS) Three prominent tea growers' organisations in Assam have sought Power Minister Pradyut Bordoloi's intervention over the halt in tea production in five districts.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Concerned over the increase in diabetes among children and adolescents, the union health ministry has initiated a school-based screening programme for diabetes on pilot basis in six districts in the country, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said Wednesday.
Guwahati, May 14 (IANS) A major blast in an oil pipeline was averted in Assam's Dibrugarh district Monday when security forces detected two powerful bombs on one of the trunk lines.
Guwahati, May 4 (ANI): In what should be a major concern to the government, the Maoists are reportedly multiplying their numbers and expanding their operations in the state.
Guwahati, Apr 28 (ANI): Even though many militant outfits in Assam have come forward for negotiations, the region faces renewed threat from the Maoists.
One of the highlights of the Union Rail Budget 2012-13 announced by the Union Rail Minister Dinesh Trivedi on Wednesday was the announcement for the introduction of two double-decker trains and a Shatabdi train
Faridabad (Haryana): The 26th Surajkund Craft Fair this year chose Assam as its theme state, in a bid to spread awareness about the northeast and provide exposure and access to bigger markets to artisans from the region.
Guwahati, Dec 16 (ANI): the tenth edition of the Assam Mahotsav, a two week long annual fair was organized in Jorhat providing a window to the culture of the state.
Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh), Oct 06 (ANI): Arunachal Pradesh (West) Member of Parliament Takam Sanjoy on Thursday condemned Wednesday's attack on police personnel and civilians at Roing, the headquarters of the state's Lower Dibang Valley district.
Guwahati, May 16 (ANI): The Paresh Barua led anti-talk faction of ULFA is showing no signs of joining the Arabinda Rajkhowa led ULFA committee for peace talks with the Centre instead it is continuing with its unlawful activities in the region.
Washington, Mar 9 (ANI): Using treated mosquito nets could drastically reduce the transmission of Japanese Encephalitis (JE) to humans, reveals a new study.
Rourkela (Orissa), Feb 13(ANI): Orissa police on Sunday arrested three Maoists ultras after a fierce shootout near a densely forested in Rourkela.
Dibrugarh (Assam), July 26 (ANI): People in Jokai and Khanikar villages in upper Assam that was once affected by militancy and violence, are now enjoying peace.
Imphal, July 16 (ANI): With over 60 patients hospitalised with Japanese encephalitis and three deaths reported so far, authorities in Manipur are taking all precautions to contain the spread of the disease.
Guwahati, Apr 25 (ANI): Over 1.5 lakh people have been affected as the flood situation in Assam worsened on Sunday with water level of Brahmaputra and its tributaries showing a rising trend.
Guwahati, Mar 15 (ANI): Majuli is the largest riverine island populated by tribal people in upper Assam has basic medical and educational infrastructure, but to facilitate education on the island, some local people have started a mobile library.
Dibrugarh (Assam), Jan. 23 (ANI): Seven teams and 30 individuals participated in an international horse ride event, organised by Equestrian Federation in Assam's Dibrugarh city on Friday.
Gerukamukh (Assam), Dec.22 (ANI): Hundreds of people assembled in Gerukamukh region located in Assam's Dhemaji district to demand an immediate halt in the construction of 2,000-MW hydel power plant, fearing catastrophic impact of the big dam.
Guwahati, Sep 14(ANI): Thousands of devotees visited the Dhekiakhuwa Bor Namghar, Temple of Vaishnavism in Assam to celebrate the 560th birth anniversary of Srimanta Sankardeva, the famed Vaishnavite saint and social reformer of the region.
Shillong, June 10 (ANI): The Indian Air Force today began an aerial survey to trace the transport plane with 14 on board that went missing over the mountains of Arunachal Pradesh and is feared to have crashed.
Shillong, June 9 (ANI): An Air Force transport plane with at least 14 people on board crashed on Tuesday in Arunachal Pradesh.
Guwahati, May 28 (IANS) One person was killed and thousands were affected as flash floods, caused by the release of water from dam reservoirs in China and Bhutan, submerged low lying areas of three districts in Assam, officials said here Thursday.
In the wake of deadly swine flu outbreak in Mexico and US and the unconfirmed reports of spreading its tentacles in Asia,
Dibrugarh (Assam), April 20 (IANS) At least nine tea plantation workers were killed and two fell ill after consuming spurious rice beer in Assam, police said Monday.
Kozhikode, Apr 9 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will visit Kerala for a day-long election campaign on April 11.
Guwahati, Apr. 7 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, has cancelled plans to address an election rally in Dibrugarh, Assam, due to inclement weather in the area.
Dibrugarh (Assam), April 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's election rally here was cancelled Tuesday due to a hailstorm but he was briefed on the security situation in the state that was a day earlier rocked by a series of explosions.
Dibrugarh (Assam), April 7 (IANS) A day after serial blasts rocked Assam, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here Tuesday to address a campaign rally that had to be delayed due to a hailstorm.
Guwahati, April 7 (IANS) A maximum security alert was sounded in Assam Tuesday, a day after a series of explosions rocked the state ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's arrival here for poll campaigning. The toll in the blasts rose to 10 with two of the 61 injured succumbing to their injuries.
Dibrugarh (Guwahati), Apr 7 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will address a public meeting in Dibrugarh, about 400 km from Guwahati, today.
Guwahati, April 6 (IANS) Assam was rocked by a series of bomb explosions and grenade attacks Monday killing eight people and wounding 60, a day ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to the state.
Guwahati, April 6 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and 50 injured Monday when three blasts in quick succession rocked Assam's marketplaces, including in its main city Guwahati, a day ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to the state.
Guwahati, April 6 (IANS) At least six people were killed and 30 wounded, eight of them critically, when a powerful bomb exploded at a crowded market in this Assam city Monday afternoon.
Guwahati, Apr 6 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is scheduled to attend an election rally at Dibrugarh on Tuesday.
Guwahati, Mar 31 (ANI): A total of 53 militants surrendered before the Army in Assam's Tinsukia district on Tuesday.
Chennai, March 30 (IANS) The global aviation industry may be facing one of its worst crises, but city-based carrier Paramount Airlines is busy drawing up strategies to expand its operations across the country.
Digboi (Assam), March 26 (IANS) Dibya Tanti and Haren Bhumij, both elderly tea garden community members, are confused over the pre-poll tie up between Assam's main opposition Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for next month's parliamentary elections.
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Even a month after President Pratibha Patil's entourage of three helicopters nearly missed colliding with an Air India aircraft in Mumbai, little progress is seen on the ground in ascertaining who was at fault - the air traffic controllers or the pilots.
Dibrugarh (Assam), Jan.16 (ANI): A group of former United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) cadres have formed Asom Vikas Mancha (AVM) to render free services to the poor and downtrodden people of the region.
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Guwahati, Dec 17 (ANI): The first phase of culling operation has been completed in the bird flu-affected Kamrup, Nalbari, Barpeta and Dibrugarh districts of Assam.
Guwahati, Dec.16 (ANI): Rugby is gaining enormous popularity among sports enthusiasts of Assam participating with the youth.
Guwahati, Dec 12 (IANS) Health authorities in Assam have placed under surveillance about 300,000 people in bird flu affected areas with reports of some 150 people suffering from fever and upper respiratory infections, fuelling fears of the deadly virus spreading to humans, officials said Friday.
Guwahati, Dec 11 (IANS) The Assam health department Thursday expressed serious fears about strains of the deadly bird flu virus spreading to humans and sparking a pandemic in the northeastern state.
Guwahati, Dec 11 (IANS) The deadly bird flu virus is spreading to new areas in the northeastern state of Assam although over 200,000 poultry have been culled in the past two weeks, officials said Thursday.
Kolkata, Nov 19 (IANS) Even in a worsening economic scenario, India is expected to export over 200 million kg tea this fiscal, up from last year's 179 million kg, a union minister said here Wednesday.
The rising level of rivers with nonstop raining is worsening the flood situation in Assam. As many as one million people in 16 districts have been badly
Guwahati, Sep 4 (ANI): Animals in Kaziranga National Park and Pabitar wildlife sanctuary have moved to highlands to escape floods in the Brahmaputra river.
New Delhi, Aug.22 (ANI): The All Assam Students Union (AASU) has assured unconditional support to Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd. (ONGC) and has said that it will partner the Oil major in the latter's drive to enhance productivity in the north-eastern state, by ensuring uninterrupted operations there.
Guwahati, July 8 (ANI): The flood situation in Assam continues to remain grim today, even as the Central Water Commission has warned of the rising water level in the Brahmaputra in lower Assam.