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    Six people electrocuted in Assam

    Six people electrocuted in Assam


    Six people were electrocuted in Assam's Nagaon district on Friday, police...

    Six people were electrocuted in Assam's Nagaon district on Friday, police said.
    APW wants panel to oversee sample re-verification of NRC

    APW wants panel to oversee sample re-verification of NRC


    Assam Public Works (APW), the organization on whose petition the Supreme Court undertook the supervision of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) update exercise, on Wednesday appealed for the establishment of a panel to monitor the sample...

    Assam Public Works (APW), the organization on whose petition the Supreme Court undertook the supervision of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) update exercise, on Wednesday appealed for the establishment of a panel to monitor the sample re-verification of included names.
    Campaigning begins at Gauhati University, 4,000 students to cast vote on September 24

    Campaigning begins at Gauhati University, 4,000 students to cast vote on September 24


    Campaigning began at Gauhati University (GU) on Wednesday ahead of the Post Graduate Students' Union (PGSU) polls which will be held on September 24. About 4,500 students will cast their vote on September 24 and the counting will take place on the next...

    Campaigning began at Gauhati University (GU) on Wednesday ahead of the Post Graduate Students' Union (PGSU) polls which will be held on September 24. About 4,500 students will cast their vote on September 24 and the counting will take place on the next day.
    Seven held for Hizbul Mujahideen links quizzed in Hojai

    Seven held for Hizbul Mujahideen links quizzed in Hojai


    The National Investigation Agency (NIA), along with Uttar Pradesh's Anti-Terrorist Squad, Assam Police's Special Investigation Team (SIT) and other intelligence agencies, are quizzing the seven arrested persons nabbed by Assam Police in connection with...

    The National Investigation Agency (NIA), along with Uttar Pradesh's Anti-Terrorist Squad, Assam Police's Special Investigation Team (SIT) and other intelligence agencies, are quizzing the seven arrested persons nabbed by Assam Police in connection with their links with Hizbul Mujahideen (HM), an Islamic militant group.
    Trafficking 'kingpins' arrested in Manipur

    Trafficking 'kingpins' arrested in Manipur


    Manipur police commandos on Wednesday arrested a couple for allegedly masterminding the "trafficking" of Rohingya from Myanmar into the...

    Manipur police commandos on Wednesday arrested a couple for allegedly masterminding the "trafficking" of Rohingya from Myanmar into the state.
    Now, government to disclose spendings on social media

    Now, government to disclose spendings on social media


    The state finance department is taking public financial matters to a whole new level of transparency.Very soon, people of Assam will get to know where their money has been put to use by accessing the social...

    The state finance department is taking public financial matters to a whole new level of transparency.Very soon, people of Assam will get to know where their money has been put to use by accessing the social media.
    Tripura HC rape verdict may contradict 2012 SC ruling

    Tripura HC rape verdict may contradict 2012 SC ruling


    In what may go against a 2012 Supreme Court order, the Tripura high court has set aside a trial court verdict by acquitting a man of attempt-to-rape charges on the ground that there was no evidence of...

    In what may go against a 2012 Supreme Court order, the Tripura high court has set aside a trial court verdict by acquitting a man of attempt-to-rape charges on the ground that there was no evidence of penetration.
    Three more held in Hojai for Hizbul Mujahideen links

    Three more held in Hojai for Hizbul Mujahideen links


    In its ongoing operation to pick out every person connected with Kashmir-based Islamist terror group Hizbul Mujahideen, Assam Police on Tuesday arrested three more persons from Hojai...

    In its ongoing operation to pick out every person connected with Kashmir-based Islamist terror group Hizbul Mujahideen, Assam Police on Tuesday arrested three more persons from Hojai district.
    Experts to spread HIV awareness

    Experts to spread HIV awareness


    The state government is roping in experts from the health and education department to make youths aware of responsible and safe sexual behaviour to check the spread of...

    The state government is roping in experts from the health and education department to make youths aware of responsible and safe sexual behaviour to check the spread of HIV.
    1080 Phensedyl bottles seized at Guwahati station

    1080 Phensedyl bottles seized at Guwahati station


    GRP sleuths seized at least 1080 bottles of banned Phensedyl cough syrup worth Rs 1.79 lakh at Guwahati railway station on Monday.Following the seizure, three persons were arrested and sent to judicial...

    GRP sleuths seized at least 1080 bottles of banned Phensedyl cough syrup worth Rs 1.79 lakh at Guwahati railway station on Monday.Following the seizure, three persons were arrested and sent to judicial custody.

    Workers of closed paper mills to block highways on September 26


    Workers of Cachar and Nagaon Paper Mills, units of the state-owned Hindustan Paper Corporation Limited, have decided to put up blockades at NH-6 and NH-37 on September 26 to demand reopening of the two mills. NH-6 connects Silchar with Shillong while...

    Workers of Cachar and Nagaon Paper Mills, units of the state-owned Hindustan Paper Corporation Limited, have decided to put up blockades at NH-6 and NH-37 on September 26 to demand reopening of the two mills. NH-6 connects Silchar with Shillong while NH-37 connects Silchar with Imphal.
    Aasu office vandalism prime accused gets bail

    Aasu office vandalism prime accused gets bail


    The Gauhati high court on Tuesday granted bail to Subodh Biswas, president of Nikhil Bharat Bengali Udbastu Samannay Samitee (NBBUSS), who was the prime accused in the alleged vandalism of an All Assam Student Union (Aasu) office at Silapathar last...

    The Gauhati high court on Tuesday granted bail to Subodh Biswas, president of Nikhil Bharat Bengali Udbastu Samannay Samitee (NBBUSS), who was the prime accused in the alleged vandalism of an All Assam Student Union (Aasu) office at Silapathar last year.
    Two child labourers rescued from Dibrugarh houses

    Two child labourers rescued from Dibrugarh houses


    An anti-child labour task force on Tuesday rescued two child workers from Dibrugarh town. Dibrugarh district information and public relations officer Sulakshana Mithi Kachari said the task force rescued a 13-year-old girl from the residence of Niranjan...

    An anti-child labour task force on Tuesday rescued two child workers from Dibrugarh town. Dibrugarh district information and public relations officer Sulakshana Mithi Kachari said the task force rescued a 13-year-old girl from the residence of Niranjan Hazarika, a top PSU executive of an oil company from the Mohanaghat area. In a separate raid, another 13-year-old girl was rescued from the residence-cum-hostel of Bichitra Doley, a professor of the Assam Medical College.

    NGO plans books for tea tribe children


    A leading NGO, in collaboration with the Unicef, is planning to develop illustrated storybooks in...

    A leading NGO, in collaboration with the Unicef, is planning to develop illustrated storybooks in Assamese.
    Hanging books reviving library culture in Barpeta

    Hanging books reviving library culture in Barpeta


    A 'hanging library' is the new fad in government-run schools in Barpeta district, which has helped revive a reading culture among students. About 180 such libraries have come up in the district in a matter of three months, thanks to community...

    A 'hanging library' is the new fad in government-run schools in Barpeta district, which has helped revive a reading culture among students. About 180 such libraries have come up in the district in a matter of three months, thanks to community support.