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No Mining Allowed along Kaziranga National park: SC

Mining activities near Kaziranga National Park and catchment area of rivers originating in Karbi Anglong Hills in Assam has been banned. As many of the sites selected for operation of the mining activities are qualified to be recognized as forests and therefore in such areas the prior mandatory forest clearance from the Centre is a ..


Assam government bans molasses in state

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has recently ordered a ban on molasses in the state in the aftermath of the hooch tragedy in two districts – Golaghat and Jorhat – which claimed 158 lives. Molasses is an important component in making “sulai”, an intoxicating drink widely consumed in the tea garden areas of Assam.