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Gauhati University Exam Controller suspended

Assam: Gauhati University Exam Controller suspended for irregularities in results announcement

Aug 19, 2022

Dr. Dhruwajyoti Choudhury, the controller of examinations (CoE) at Gauhati University, was suspended on Thursday with immediate effect

Bharat Bhushan Dev Choudhury appointed APSC Chairman

Senior IAS officer Bharat Bhushan Dev Choudhury appointed APSC Chairman 

Aug 19, 2022

The Assam government on Thursday appointed senior IAS officer Bharat Bhushan Dev Choudhury, as the next Chairman of the Assam Public Service Commission (APSC). 

Watch: Rhino-Horn Smuggler detained in Kaziranga National park

Aug 18, 2022

The forest guards patrolling in the KNP nabbed three persons in connection with the illegal smuggling of rhino horns during an operation

Watch: Mob-lynching in Assam's Lakhimpur, most wanted Criminal beaten to death

Aug 18, 2022

Most wanted criminal identified as Raju Baruah alias Gerjai was beaten to death on Thursday by an angry mob near the Kilakili river under Ghilamara police station.

Assam Rhino-Horn Trader detained

Assam Rhino-Horn Smuggler detained in Kaziranga National park

Aug 18, 2022

Forest guards working in the Kaziranga National park nabbed three persons on Thursday connected with the illegal smuggling of rhino horn during an operation

Assam Minister Pijush Hazarika

Assam: Minister Hazarika appeals to all to refrain from creating disturbing environment in the name of protest

Aug 18, 2022

About 14 lakh applicants are expected to appear for the recruitment examinations for recruitment into nearly 30,000 Grade III and Grade IV posts for different State government departments.

Mob-lynching in Assam's Lakhimpur

Mob-lynching in Assam's Lakhimpur, most wanted Criminal beaten to death

Aug 18, 2022

Most wanted criminal identified as Raju Baruah alias Gerjai was beaten to death on Thursday by an angry mob near the Kilakili river under Ghilamara police station

Assam Education Minister Ranoj Pegu

Assam to have 5 new Sainik Schools: Education Minister Ranoj Pegu 

Aug 18, 2022

To boost the education system in Assam, Education Minister Ranoj Pegu announced that a total of five Sainik Schools will be set up in Assam under the Public-Private Partnership mode.

UDA caught red-handed while taking bribe in Dhubri

Assam Official caught red-handed while taking bribe in Dhubri

Aug 18, 2022

The Directorate Vigilance, and Anti Corruption Assam on Thursday caught Upper Division Assistant red-handed while accepting a bribe

Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma

Assam to send 1,000 students to Andaman & Nicobar to study about the Colonial era Cellular jail

Aug 18, 2022

The Assam government would send 1,000 students from the state on a study tour to Cellular jail in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, where several freedom fighters from different northeastern states were imprisoned during the British rule.

Drugs peddler held in Assam's Golaghat

Drugs peddler held with 172 grams of heroin in Assam's Golaghat

Aug 18, 2022

A drug peddler Habib Ali (31), a resident of Islampur village with multiple murder records fell into the trap of CRPF with the seizure of 172 grams of heroin in Assam

Illegal wood smuggling in Chirang District

Illegally smuggled wood seized in Assam's Chirang district; 1 held

Aug 18, 2022

Forest department of Assam’s Chirang district seized a Large quantity of illegal woods and arrested one smuggler during a search operation

Assam agriculture minister - Atul Bora

Assam agriculture minister urge officials to support farmers in increasing export potential

Aug 18, 2022

Assam Agriculture minister Atul Bora on Wednesday (August 17) said that department officials must extend support to the farmers in capacity building of organic and natural farming to increase the export potential. 

Protest in Assam's Patharkandi demanding justice for acid attack victim

Protest across Assam’s Patharkandi demanding justice for acid attack victim

Aug 17, 2022

A young man named Manzoor Ahmed of Bazarichara police station area was called to Arjunpur village of Patharkandi police station area, where a group of miscreants fatally attacked Manzoor by pouring acid on his face and body.

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma

Assam: Mobile internet services to be suspended in exam centres across 25 districts on Aug 21 and 28

Aug 17, 2022

To ensure smooth conduct of exams, CM Sarma asked the concerned authorities to ban mobile internet service in the examination centres during the examination hours. 

Assam villagers rendered homeless after erosion

26 Assam villagers rendered homeless as erosion hits Beki river

Aug 17, 2022

26 families in Assam’s Kalgachia are left homeless as the erosion of the Beki river wipes out homes and agricultural land in the Barpeta district

Union Minister for AYUSH Sarbananda Sonowal

Sarbananda Sonowal included in BJP’s most powerful Parliamentary board

Aug 17, 2022

The Bharatiya Janata Party today rejigged it’s all powerful 11-member Parliamentary Board with a handful of surprise omissions and inclusions. Two of the most notable leaders to exit the board, which includes Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah and BJP President JP Nadda, are Union Minister Nitin Gadkari and Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan.

Anti-CAA protests

NESO renews anti-CAA protests across Northeast states

Aug 17, 2022

Non-violent sit-in demonstrations were witnessed in all state capitals of the region during the renewed anti-CAA protests. The protesters also raised the issue of the promulgation of inner-line permit regime in Assam, Meghalaya and Tripura – states that have borne the maximum brunt of illegal immigrations.

Lachit Basumatary caught red-handed while accepting bribe

Assam: Block Education officer caught red-handed while accepting bribe in Rani 

Aug 17, 2022

Continuing its crusade against corrupt government officials, Assam’s Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption today (August 17) caught red-handed Lachit Basumatary, Block Elementary Education Officer from Rani, Kamrup (Rural) while accepting bribe. 

Durand Cup campaign kicks off in Guwahati

Assam: Durand Cup campaign kicks off in Guwahati's Indira Gandhi Athletics Stadium 

Aug 17, 2022

North East United FC (NEUFC) will start their campaign today, August 17, in the 131st edition of the Durand Cup Football with the match against Odisha FC (OFC) slated to take place at the Indira Gandhi Athletics Stadium at Sarusajai in Guwahati, Assam.  

Assam Legislative Assembly

Assam Legislative Assembly to hold a Special Session today to commemorate 75 years of India's Independence

Aug 17, 2022

A special session of the Assam Legislative Assembly will be held today (August 17) at around 3 pm.