Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 10:56 PM

From the Orient to the Middle East, a rhino horn’s journey (Wildllife Feature)

From the Orient to the Middle East, a rhino horn’s journey (Wildllife Feature)

Guwahati, June 29 ((Cnews)) As authorities continue to grapple with the deeply entrenched racket of poaching of the famous one-horned rhinoceros in Assam, the demand for its horn in markets abroad refuse to die down.

Assam Rifles trooper accused of sexual harassment

Assam Rifles trooper accused of sexual harassment

...plaint against Negi about how he has been sexually harassing me over the phone for the past four months, but the officers advised me not to take the matter forward as it would bring bad reputation to

24,000 hit by Assam floods

24,000 hit by Assam floods

Guwahati, June 24 ((Cnews)) Over 24,000 people have been affected by floods in four districts of Assam, officials said Tuesday. State Disaster Management Authority officials said flood waters have entered parts of Lakhimpur, Sonitpur, Darrang

Assam MLA’s relative arrested in Meghalaya

Assam MLA’s relative arrested in Meghalaya

Shillong, July 3 ((Crime News):) A relative of an Assam legislator was arrested in Meghalaya for his involvement in the abduction of a State Bank of India official, police said here Thursday. Hanif Ali, the

Assam CM refuses to take blame for floods

Assam CM refuses to take blame for floods

Guwahati, June 28 ((Cnews)) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Saturday refused to take the blame for the recent flash floods and landslides that killed eight people here, saying his government has “taken it seriously” and implemented many

Extradited Indian-origin man gets life in US

Extradited Indian-origin man gets life in US

...as extradited to the US from India to face trial, was sentenced to life for killing his wife and two children in 2008. Lakshminivasa Nerusu, 46, an unemployed computer software programmer, stabbed his wife 59

Police pulled up for lackadaisical molestation probe

Police pulled up for lackadaisical molestation probe

...court said in an order delivered recently but which was released Thursday. The court also directed that a copy of the order be sent to the deputy commissioner of police in northeast Delhi for taking

One person dies on Indian roads every three minutes

One person dies on Indian roads every three minutes

...y 0.02 percent during 2012 compared to 2011, but the casualties have increased by 1.6 percent. Among the causes of accidental deaths in 2012, road accidents topped the list with 35.2 percent, while rail-road accounted for

GHMC Commissioner requests to increase polling percentage

GHMC Commissioner requests to increase polling percentage

...ormed that basic minimum facilities like, fan, electricity, drinking water arrangements, toilet and providing of tents at the polling stations for the convenience of the voters to cast their votes without any inconvenience. The DEO informed that

Nepal’s ex-crown prince arrested in Thailand with marijuana

Nepal’s ex-crown prince arrested in Thailand with marijuana

...ons with his parents and relatives have been strained and he hardly visits Nepal to meet his family. A survivor of serious heart attacks in 2007 in Kathmandu and in 2013 in Thailand, Paras used to