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PM Modi inaugurats India’s longest rail-cum-road bridge “Bogibeel” over Brahmaputra

On the occasion of Good Governance Day (GGD-2018 ), Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated India’s longest rail-cum-road bridge “Bogibeel” over the Brahmaputra in the Dibrugarh district of Assam. The 4.94km long double-decker bridge, which begins at Dibrugarh and ends at Dhemaji districts of Assam, will connect parts of Arunachal Pradesh by road as well as ..

India’s first methanol-based alternative cooking fuel to be established in Assam

Public sector Assam Petrochemicals Limited will roll out India’s first methanol-based alternative cooking fuel at Namrup methanol plant in Dibrugarh district, Assam on October 5. The pilot project involves 500 burners and stoves, each fuelled by a 1.2-litre canister of methanol. It will be priced at around Rs 32 and about 18 of them would ..

India’s longest rail-cum-road bridge “Bogibeel” to be come up over Brahmaputra

The Bogibeel Bridge is a combined road and rail bridge over the Brahmaputra River in Assam, which is expected to complete at the end of 2018. Sited about 17 km downstream of Dibrugarh town, the 4.94km bridge will facilitate road and rail connectivity between the north and south banks of the Brahmaputra in the eastern ..

India’s first-ever Industrial Training Institute for Divyangans to come up in Assam

India’s first-ever Industrial Training Institute (ITI) for the Divyangans will come up in Assam. Recently, the foundation stone for the institute was laid at Dibrugarh ITI Complex at Borboruah in Assam. As per the guidelines of National Council for Vocational Training (NCVT), the ITI will have sixty seats for three different trades with 20 seats ..

“Rupaantar” Project

Project: Rupaantar (Transformation) Implemented by: Oil India Ltd and the State institute of Rural Development, Assam Place: Assam In Assam, the project “Rupaantar” (Transformation) has been able to bring a social and economic transformation in the operational areas of Oil India Ltd. Specially in Dibrugarh and Tinsukia district. The project is being collaboratively implemented by ..

News Today : November 19, 2011

Courtney Walsh conferred CEAT Lifetime Achievement Award Former West Indies captain Courtney Walsh was conferred the CEAT Lifetime Achievement Award 2011. Union Govt to bring bill for central law for Street Vendors Union Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Minister Kumari Selja announced that the Union government would bring in a bill in the coming session ..

News Today: November 18, 2011

6th International Film Festival begins in Kerala The sixth International Film Festival, (TIFF-2011) began in Kerala. 68 films from 18 countries would be screened. In the World Film Cateogry films from the US, China, Germany, France and Palestine would be screened. Besides this, films from various Indian languages would also be screened in the Indian ..

News Today : June 29-30, 2011

New IMF Chief: Christine Lagarde Ms Christine Lagarde (French Finance Minister) to head the IMF (International Monetary Fund) The First woman to head IMF since the institution’s inception in 1944 The IMF executive board chose her over Mexican central bank governor Agustin Carstens Ms Lagarde succeeds Dominique Strauss-Kahn Ms Lagarde takes over at a turbulent ..