22 killed in boat capsized in UP

Guwahati/14th September’2017 (Prag News Desk): At least 22 people were killed due to capsized of boat in Yamuna River at Baghpat in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday. The incident took place in the early morning as the boat was filled with overcrowded people. After the incident rescue officials reach and started rescue operation. Bodies were taking out from the river and survivors were immediately

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Barsapara stadium to host ISL match in October

Guwahati/ 14th September’2017 (Prag News Desk): The newly built Barsapara Stadium is all set to host  its first international match this October. According to sources,India will play five ODIs and three T20 Internationals against Australia from September end to mid of October. One of the matches will be held in the newly launched stadium of the Assam cricket Association(ACA) at Barsapara

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Indian-American appointed as Deputy Assistant in US

Guwahati/14th September’2017 (Prag News Desk): Indian-American Raj Shah was appointed as the Deputy Assistant to US President Donald Trump on Wednesday, said the White House. The 32 years old was also appointed as the Principal Deputy Press Secretary. Earlier Shah used to serve as Deputy Communications Director. Nominations of Shah’s came days after Trump decided to appoint Manisha Singh, Indian-American as the Assistant

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CAG Audit brings out the BTC vacuum…

Guwahati/ 12th September’2017 (Prag News Desk): The CAG in its report revealed that  Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC), in complete violation of the rules has opened a new head of account called the “Chief’s discretionary expenditure” and spent an amount of Rs 180.33 crore during the period from 2010-11 to 2013-14. According to the special audit carried out by the Comptroller and Auditor

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Japan Prime Minister to visit India for 12th India-Japan Annual Summit

Guwahati/11th September’2017 (Prag News Desk): Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will have a two days visit to India of September 13. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi invited Abe to India as both the leaders will address the 12th India-Japan Annual Summit to be held at Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar in Gujarat on September 13-14. This will be the fourth annual summit that

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Five police officials were killed in Bihar

Guwahati/11th September’2017 (Prag News Desk): At least five policemen were killed and four were injured in an accident at Muzaffarpur district in Bihar on Monday. The incident took place as the police officials were moving in a search operation as the vehicle got crushed by a speeding truck. Superintendent of Police Krishna Murari Prasad and Panapur outpost incharge Dhurvanath Jha said after a

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The ‘North East Venture Fund’ launched

Guwahati/ 10th September’2017 (Prag News Desk): The Centre launched the ‘North East Venture Fund’, the first dedicated venture fund for the region with a corpus of Rs 100 crore. This is a joint initiative with the Ministry of DoNER and North Eastern Development Finance Corporation Ltd with the objective to promote entrepreneurship and start-ups in the northeastern region. Here, DoNER also

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Flood figures are graver than the numbers submitted by the State Government.

Guwahati/ 10th September (Prag News Desk): Floods and erosion caused extensive damage to Assam’s infrastructure this year and it will take quite some time and substantial amount of funds for repair works however, the State government now dwindles on the memorandum submitted to the Prime Minister on August 1 detailing total assessment of the flood damage which is much more graver

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Three detained for alleged link with IS in Hyderabad

Guwahati/9th September’2017 (Prag News Desk): Three people were kept in official’s custody on suspicion of links with terror group on Saturday. Police officials said they have suspected that three have close linked with Islamic States terror group as they were detained in Hyderabad, source added. The suspects were kicked up from Toli Chowki area in the city including two minor. They have been

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