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Ahead of Ambubachi Mela, Tourism Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma flags off bike road show, launches social media campaign

May 17 (NL Web Desk): The Assam Tourism department has put in place several new measures in and around the Kamakhya temple ahead of the upcoming Ambubachi Mela. From launching an intensive campaign on social media to bettering facilities for lakhs of devotees who visit the Kamakhya temple during the four-day fair, Assam Tourism Minister [...]

By | 2017-05-17T10:03:38+00:00 May 17th, 2017|Regional, Top news|0 Comments

Assam Assembly ratifies State GST Bill

May 11 (NL Web Desk): The Assam Assembly Thursday ratified and passed ‘The Assam Goods & Services Tax Bill, 2017’ on the final day of the special assembly session after the bill was moved in the Assembly by State Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma. Assam thus became the ninth State to have passed the State [...]

By | 2017-05-11T12:18:42+00:00 May 11th, 2017|Regional, Top news|0 Comments

Seeking to rollout proposed population policy, Assam Govt to write to Centre seeking amendment in Representation of People Act

May 4 (NL Web Desk): The Assam Government is mulling the option of writing to the central government, seeking amendments to the Representation of People Act so as to bar candidates having more than two children from contesting assembly and Parliamentary elections from Assam. The move is aimed at covering elected representatives from Assam under [...]

By | 2017-05-04T13:51:15+00:00 May 4th, 2017|Regional, Top news|0 Comments

Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma distributes appointment letters among 368 permanent principals, 610 graduate teachers in HS schools

May 2 (NL Web Desk): Assam Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma Tuesday appointed 368 permanent principals and 610 graduate teachers in provincialized higher secondary schools of Assam at a function in Guwahati. Incidentally, no regular principals were appointed at higher secondary schools in Assam since 1998. Besides the 368 permanent principals, 344 graduate teachers in [...]

By | 2017-05-03T11:09:07+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|Regional, Top news|0 Comments