Assam

State in northeast India

Assam is a state in northeastern India, south of the eastern Himalayas along the Brahmaputra and Barak River valleys. Assam covers an area of 78,438 km2 (30,285 sq mi). The state is bordered by Bhutan and Arunachal Pradesh to the north; Nagaland and Manipur to the east; Meghalaya, Tripura, Mizoram and Bangladesh to the south; and West Bengal to the west via the Siliguri Corridor, a 22 kilometres (14 mi) wide strip of land that connects the state to the rest of India. It is also one of the world's most populous subdivisions. Assamese is the official and most commonly spoken language of the state, followed by Bengali, which is official in the Barak Valley and Bodo which is official in Bodoland Territorial Region.

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While Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has called on the state’s ‘immigrant Muslim’ population to practise ‘decent family planning practice’,..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 15 hours ago

If India is to meet the target of fully vaccinating its adult population by year end, it will have to step up the average daily vaccination levels close to five..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 4 days ago

Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 5 days ago

The state administration announced that the ongoing curfew will be implemented from 1 pm to 5 am on June 6 till June 16 across Assam.
Credit: DNA - Published 1 week ago

The curfew, which remained in force from 12 noon to 5 am will now be in place from 1 pm to 5 am with total ban on movement of individuals.
Credit: DNA - Published 1 week ago

Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago

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