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Central ministries to spend 10 per cent of their budget for improving Logistics Infrastructure in Northeast

Dec 06, 2022

Union minister Rajkumar Ranjan Singh mentioned that PM has identified 55 central ministries to spend 10 per cent of their budget for improving Logistics Infrastructure in North East.

Ex-CJI Ranjan Gogoi

Supreme Court quashes PIL seeking enquiry against Ex-CJI Ranjan Gogoi

Dec 06, 2022

As per reports, the petitioner alleged that a bench led by then CJI Ranjan Gogoi dismissed his case several times in an "abrupt manner".

Assam government failed to file affidavit as per the time fixed by Supreme Court

CAA hearing: Assam government failed to file affidavit as per the time fixed by Supreme Court, claims Jatyatabadi Yuva Chatra Parishad

Dec 06, 2022

In a press release, the Jatyatabadi Yuva Chatra Parishad claimed that the government has no intention of resolving the CAA Act case and wants to prolong the case only for its own political gains.

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma

Karimganj Police have received multiple complaints filed against Badruddin Ajmal: Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma

Dec 06, 2022

It needs mention here that AIUDF chief Badruddin Ajmal was under the eye of a political storm following his derogatory comments made against women fraternity with respect to their marriageable age.

Assam cop shoots colleague dead, pall of gloom descends at Gokul Basumatary's residence in Samaguri

Dec 06, 2022

Gokul Basumatary was a constable of the 9th Assam Police Battalion. According to reports, Gokul Basumatary was shot dead by his colleague Deepak Kakoti on December 6

Assam: Youths fleeing from a rehabilitation centre in Nagaon caught on CCTV camera

Assam: 16 drug addicts flee from rehabilitation centre in Nagaon

Dec 06, 2022

The youths fled after breaking the grills of the kitchen of the rehabilitation centre "Pure Life Foundation" at Parghat in Puranigudam, Nagaon.

Assam Pradesh Congress Committee President Bhupen Bora

Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma protecting Badruddin Ajmal: Congress leader Bhupen Borah

Dec 06, 2022

After making such a provocative comment which could create ‘communal disharmony’ in the state why is the BJP government silent, Bhupen Borah. 

Senior section engineer arrested for selling scrap items

Assam: Senior section engineer arrested for selling scrap items of NF Railway

Dec 06, 2022

The accused identified as Imdadur Rahman was working as the Senior Section Engineer (SSE) of the New Guwahati railway department.

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Assam: ULFA (I) cadre from Guwahati dies in Myanmar camp

Dec 06, 2022

Notably, the ULFA-I has declared Jugal Sharma as an ‘Amar Mritak’ for his contribution to the struggle spearheaded by the outfit for independent Assam.

CM Himanta Biswa Sarma inaugurates Nalbari Science Centre & Planetarium at Milanpur, Nalbari

Assam’s first 3D planetarium inaugurated in Nalbari

Dec 06, 2022

The Planetarium is equipped with the latest technologies and would motivate the students to adopt science & technology as a career option. The foundation stone of the Planetarium was laid in the year 2012.

Police complaint registered against warden

Assam: Students lodge police complaint against warden for sexually assaulting girls in Doom Dooma

Dec 06, 2022

The accused warden has been identified as Anand Buragohain of Barhapjan High School, who allgedly watch the girl student while taking bath and touched them inappropriately.

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Assam model of urban poverty eradication gets Pan India visibility; Mizoram, Tamil Nadu to study state model

Dec 06, 2022

A team from Tamil Nadu interacted with the members of self-help groups such as weaving, pickles making, ethenic Assamese food, and mushrooms run by women self-help groups in urban areas of the state.

Assam: Police official shoots at colleague at Sonari police station, one dead

Dec 06, 2022

The constable identified as Deepak Kakoti fired three rounds of bullets with his service rifle at his colleague Gokul Basumatary, also a constable.

Silchar dental college

Assam: 14 Silchar dental college students rusticated from hostel for ragging

Dec 06, 2022

The principal of the dental college, Manjula Das said that the issue was brought to the notice of the anti-ragging committee and upon an enquiry, the committee found the accused students guilty

CM Himanta Biswa Sarma’s loving gesture wins hearts; assures help to his old friend’s wife

Assam : CM Himanta Biswa Sarma’s loving gesture wins hearts; assures help to his old friend’s wife

Dec 06, 2022

Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma still understands and respects the value of friendship. In his recent visit to Abhayapuri, the Chief Minister assured help to one of his friend’s wife assuring her all support to help find her husband. 

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Assam: Police seize drugs worth 40 lakh in Karimganj district; 1 held

Dec 06, 2022

Besides this, on November 1, the Assam police had seized a huge amount of heroin worth 5 crore which was allegedly coming from Mizoram in a four-wheeler vehicle during a combined operation conducted by the Police Stations namely Ratabari, Patharkandi, and RK Nagar of Karimganj district.

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Assam: Gauhati HC orders state authorities to ensure doctors visit prisons twice a month

Dec 06, 2022

A division bench of Chief Justice RM Chhaya and Justice Soumitra Saikia ruled that all prisons (in all four states) must have a gynaecologist and a lady doctor, with the gynaecologist visiting the prison at least twice a month.

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Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma directs all Assam Universities to evict unauthorized hostel boarders

Dec 05, 2022

The directive from the Chief Minister comes just days after the brutal ragging incident at Dibrugarh University, in which a former student of the institution is alleged to have been involved.

Assam: Three including two minor girls sustain serious injuries after being hit by an approaching train in Bongaigaon

Assam: Woman, 2 minor daughters severely wounded after being hit by speeding train

Dec 05, 2022

Witnesses claim that the trio were attempting to cross the rail track when they were hit by an approaching east-bound Rajdhani Express train.

Assam: One suspect identified as Amir Ali has been arrested in Guwahati's Purabi dairy manager Ranjit Bora murder case

Assam: Police arrest one suspect in connection with Guwahati’s Ranjit Bora murder case

Dec 05, 2022

Ali was arrested from his mother-in-law’s house where he was allegedly taking refuge. Ali was brought to Guwahati by a team of Dispur police. 

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Assam: Brainjam Quiz Fest 2022 witnesses nail biting finish in Guwahati

Dec 05, 2022

While a team from Guwahati High Court comprising of Shoubhik Bhattacharjee and Syed Burhanur Rahman were the winners of the Business Quiz, a team called ‘Battle for Saraighat Express’ comprising of Samanway Bannerjee, Nikhil Sarkar and Piyush Kedia had won the Open Quiz.