No foreign investments in India: China

Guwahati/ 16th September’2017 (Prag News Desk): China said that it is opposed to any foreign investments, including that from Japan, in India’s Northeast and is against any third party’s involvement in resolving its border disputes with India. Reacting to Japan’s plans to step up investments in the northeastern states during Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s visit to India, Chinese Foreign

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Policy regulating population in the state introduced.

Guwahati/ 16th September’2017 (Prag News Desk): Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma introduced the ‘Population and Women Empowerment Policy,’ which was adopted by the Assembly as a government resolution that will focus on education and awareness. According to the Policy, candidates having two or less children will only be eligible for government jobs, while government servants will have to strictly follow

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Mandatory for State government employee to take care of their parents

Guwahati/16th September’2017 (Prag News Desk): The Assam Employees Parental Responsibility and Norms for Accountability and Monitoring (PRANAM) Bill was passed in the Assam Assembly on Friday which to make it mandatory for a State government employee to take care of their parents. The bill was first introduced by Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma in the House which was passed by the Assam

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Six arrested with 6.97 kg gold at Imphal Airport

Guwahati/16th September’2017 (Prag News Desk): Six persons were arrested with 6.97 kg of gold biscuit at the Imphal International Airport in Manipur on Saturday. The investigation was led by combined team of customs division and Central Industrial Security Force which successfully arrested the people. According to the information, around 35 gold biscuits were seized which were smuggled from Myanmar. The six persons were

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Bill passed for regional development in Assam.

Guwahati/ 16th September’2017 (Prag News Desk):The State Assembly passed a Bill for the establishment of a regional development authority that will prepare a regional plan for the development of the Assam State Capital Region. The Assam State Capital Region Development Authority will include areas under five districts – Kamrup (Metro), Kamrup, Nalbari, Darrang and Morigaon. The authority will be headed by the

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Assam Rifles tightens its security along Indo-Myanmar border

Guwahati/ 15th September’2017 (Prag News Desk): With concerns being raised about clearance of Rohingyas from Myanmar, the Assam Rifles said that its troops are on high alert along the Indo-Myanmar border to stop infiltration of the Myanmarese into India. According to Assam Rifles the troops in Meghalaya are on high alert due to the threat of illegal migrant entering India through

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Akhil Gogoi remanded to four-day police custody

Guwahati/ 15th September’2017 (Prag News Desk):Krishak Mukti Sangram Samitee (KMSS) leader Akhil Gogoi has been arrested by Dibrugarh police wednesday from his Chanmari residence at Golaghat. According to sources,the leader has been remanded to four day police police custody on charge of sedition by the Court of the Chief Judicial Magistrate . The KMSS leader during a public meeting said

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Binod Kumar Deka finally suspended.

Guwahati/ 15th September’2017 (Prag News Desk): The BJP-led government of Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday in Guwahati placed under suspension Binod Kumar Deka, a senior Assam Civil Service (ACS) officer serving as deputy commissioner of Chirang district. The order was following the allegations of demanding and accepting bribe from a contractor of the district earlier this month. The order came as per

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