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    Central team visits Assam to assess the flood, landslide damages READ MORE Assam government urged the Central team to consider releasing of the fund under NDRF for repair and restoration works Defacing of Assamese Poster: Police arrests two ABSYO members Defacing of Assamese Poster: Police arrests two ABSYO members READ MORE An FIR has been lodged against the chairman of Jal Jeevan Abhiyan for violating the act and publishing the advertisement in Assamese language only. Assam records no COVID death for first time since second wave Assam records no COVID death for first time since second wave READ MORE Assam currently has 2,238 active cases and the positivity rate stands at 0.89 percent while the recovery rate stands at 98.43 percent. IPL betting scam: Crime Branch conducts major raids in Guwahati; Cash IPL betting scam: Two accused sent to jail; Crime branch prepares absconders' list READ MORE Names of several high profile businessmen, contractors have also come to the light for their alleged association with the IPL betting nexus. CM Sarma requests Union Minister for enhancing air connectivity to Assam CM Sarma requests Union Minister for enhancing air connectivity to Assam READ MORE Sarma also requested the union minister for a Greenfield airport in Karbi Anglong

    Central team visits Assam to assess the flood, landslide damages

    Assam government urged the Central team to consider releasing of the fund under NDRF for repair and restoration works

    Assam Rifles recovers foreign-origin cigarettes worth Rs 67.6 L in Mizoram

    The Assam Rifles troops belonging to the Aizawl Battalion recovered 52 cases of foreign-origin cigarettes, a statement revealed.

    Defacing of Assamese Poster: Police arrests two ABSYO members

    An FIR has been lodged against the chairman of Jal Jeevan Abhiyan for violating the act and publishing the advertisement in Assamese language only.

    Assam records no COVID death for first time since second wave

    Assam currently has 2,238 active cases and the positivity rate stands at 0.89 percent while the recovery rate stands at 98.43 percent.

    IPL betting scam: Two accused sent to jail; Crime branch prepares absconders’ list

    Names of several high profile businessmen, contractors have also come to the light for their alleged association with the IPL betting nexus.

    CM Sarma requests Union Minister for enhancing air connectivity to Assam

    Sarma also requested the union minister for a Greenfield airport in Karbi Anglong

    Northeast to be developed as India’s Bio-Economic hub: MoS Jitendra Singh

    The Minister said, the Eastern Himalayan Region is one of the mega-biodiversity rich zones and is among the 34 biodiversity Hotspots of the world.

    Assam By-polls: 7,96,456 electors to decide in five seats

    Chief Electoral Officer Nitin Khade urged all concerned to cast their vote in the ensuing bye-election.

    Mizoram extends ‘All Mask Campaign’ till October 31

    The extension of the campaign was announced in a virtual meeting by Mizoram health minister R Lalthangliana.

    Rajkanya hit-run case: Five-star hotel asked to answer on party timing within 24 hours

    The hotel authority was yet to answer to the specific question of allegations that the party had continued beyond the permissible timing

    BREAKING: Barak group denies hand in smearing ‘black ink’ on Assamese poster

    They demanded the complete prohibition of the Assamese language in the entire Barak valley

    Rain hits Guwahati: Much needed respite for the city

    The IMD has forecast a generally cloudy sky with one or two spells of rain or thundershowers for the next three days.

    Uttarakhand Flood: 16 Killed Amid Heavy Rains

    Three highways leading to Nainital, a renowned tourist destination, have been shut due to landslides, cutting the town off from the rest of the state.

    Adil Hussain to star in Busan’s ‘Riding on the Moon Boat’

    The film 'Riding on the Moon Boat' is an adaption of sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay’s classic story “Mahesh” (Drought).

    Sikkim: Two Cops Killed In Road Accident

    The accident happened at Akkar Bridge in Nayabazar when the driver lost control of the vehicle, official added.

    Schools in Assam reopen after 20 months; poor attendance recorded

    The online mode of education will continue for students who prefer to attend online classes rather than physical classes. Physical attendance in schools is not mandatory.

    Pakistan man burns 7 family members over marriage feud

    Hundreds of women in Pakistan are killed by relatives every year for marrying without consent, or against their family’s wishes.

    ASSAM COVID-19 UPDATE

    TOTAL CASES: 5,90,553 | DEATH: 5,677
    LAST 24 Hrs – FRESH CASES: 554 | DEATH: 6

    Assam Eviction: Stirring A Hornets’ Nest

    It was in Mangaldoi in Assam’s Darrang district where the genesis of the Assam agitation began and the seeds for updating NRC were sown four decades ago.

    Assam Eviction: Stirring A Hornets’ Nest

    It was in Mangaldoi in Assam’s Darrang district where the genesis of the Assam agitation began and the seeds for updating NRC were sown four decades ago.

    OPINION

    Blame-game politics in Tripura & the deteriorating political scenario

    A terror-like situation is prevailing across the state, blame-game is on and law and order situation is becoming miserable coming under the pressure of a section of ruling party leaders

    COVID restrictions and importance of separate Time Zone for Northeast

    During this period, we have observed many changes in society, especially in time management

    Time8 Column: Kharchi Puja and the ‘Risha’ of Tripura; Celebrating Omnipresence

    An article by Deputy Chief Minister of Tripura, Jishnu Dev Varma

    Dog meat trade – a menace that goes unnoticed!

    Dogs are smuggled in a very pitiful condition; they are drugged and beaten badly on their head, alleged animal activist Fowzia Rahim from New Delhi

    An Eviction Drive near Dhalpur temple in Assam – The Untold story

    Since the year 2016, the villagers have been evicted three times, first in November 2016, second in January 2021 and for the third time in June, 2021

    Shifting the Focus: From Infiltration to Population

    If birth control were the sole means to restrict population growth, there was no need for the 6 years old Assam movement, NRC etc.

    Restrictions on certain activities led to lockdown like situation in Guwahati

    The state government had issued fresh guidelines on last Tuesday in the districts where the number of active COVID cases rises to 100 or more

    The Identity Quotient

    Of the most valuable contributions to the cultural richness of Assam are the religious and philosophical Zikir and Zari songs

    Sowing the seeds of change

    Inclusion- a feeling many of us take for granted, evokes powerful emotions among the ones left out by society based on lived experience

    Understanding China’s Border Hegemony

    Beijing is acutely aware that a war with China may well be the final nail in the coffin for India’s conception of strategic autonomy

    TIMECAST

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    EDITOR'S PICK

    Congress Splits With AIUDF: A Strategy or Course Correction?

    Though a section of political experts believed that Congress’ reason for snapping ties with AIUDF was a bit ‘irrational’, Congress said that it’s just a ‘dress rehearsal’ to the next elections

    Digital Assam: A ‘Far Distant’ Dream

    Out of the total government schools, only 11.44 per cent have computer facilities and 4.32 per cent of schools have an internet connection

    The Dragons over the Brahmaputra

    Through a Memorandum of Understanding in 2002, India was so far receiving hydrological data of the river from China

    To wear or not to wear!

    The reality is that the state needs better public health infrastructure and funding that go beyond protective kits and testing labs

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    Pakistan man burns 7 family members over marriage feud

    Hundreds of women in Pakistan are killed by relatives every year for marrying without consent, or against their family’s wishes.

    CBSE Term 1 board exam from Nov 30; Date sheet released

    The board is likely to assign their own schools as exam centres which will be sanitised before exams are held.

    Nine Packets Of Cannais Seized in Guwahati, 2 held

    The accused has been identified as Rumi Mahanta, 25, was detained in her grocery shop in Lokhra Bazaar by a West Guwahati Police Department (WGPD) team from the Jalukbari Police Station (PS) and the cannabis packets were recovered.

    MoRD sanctioned Rs 31.72 crore for MGNREGA in Tripura for 2021-22 FY

    The union RD minister assured the Deputy CM that already he took necessary action in this regard.

    Manipur Breaks Into Celebration After Centre Renames Andaman’s ‘Mount Harriet’ As ‘Mount Manipur’

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    Assam’s Education Department Instructed To Re-Examine All TET Teachers

    The state directorate of secondary education has ordered all school inspectors of 21 districts to submit a complete report on TET-qualified teachers' testimonials by October 22.

    Indians spearheading digital technology progress in world: Assam Governor

    The university's chancellor, Fr. Januarius Sangma, urged students to maintain personal integrity and competence as they begin to establish their jobs and personal lives.

    Hundreds of protesters storm Tripura to protest against anti-Hindu violence in Bangladesh

    MP Rebati Tripura of East Tripura parliamentary constituency participated in a candle-light demonstration along with the members of ‘Sebaloy’, a social organization in front of Rabindra Satabarshiki Bhavan

    Multiple police plaints lodged against Satya Ranjan Borah over derogatory remarks against ‘Prophet Muhammad’

    The minority group further demanded his arrested within the next 24 hours

    IPL betting scam: Crime Branch conducts major raids in Guwahati; Cash Rs 26.42 lakh seized

    During a raid at Ajay Agarwal’s residence, the crime branch seized five mobile handsets and cash amounting to Rs 3.66 lakh

    RPF recovered ganja worth Rs.8.94 lakh from trains and stations

    RPF of NF Railway recovered narcotics (ganja, heroin, brown sugar) worth Rs.  42,39,400 during the month of September also.

    Sepahijala dist admin, Police get new office buildings

    Spending an amount of Rs 19 crore 66 lakh, the new building for DM and SP offices of Sepahijala district was constructed

    Huge cache of arms, ammunition recovered in Manipur

    The Manipur police and Assam Rifles conducted a joint search operation and recovered the arms and ammunition.

    Minority community youth beaten up in Silchar

    The group allegedly attacked him with a glass bottle, informed the sources

    Gurmeet Ram Rahim, 4 Others Sentenced To Life Imprisonment

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