A senior forest official said that the eviction drive will be intensified to clear the forest lands from encroachments in the coming days
Despite the fact that the health department of the Government of Assam has also arranged for large scale vaccination of all eligible age groups, both on and offline, certain frontline government servants have failed to get themselves vaccinated against COVID-19
The ongoing dispute between the two founder members had led to psychological distress amongst the elderly people
According to police, the last location of Jalan’s phone has been traced at Chaigaon in Kamrup district. Police have started an investigation regarding the matter.
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Police is further working on to unearth and catch the whole supply, informed the Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma in a tweet
Over 7 lakh students were supposed to sit for HSLC, high madrassa and HS exams in the state this year
Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, developed a low-cost sterilization box to disinfect small household items by combined heat and UV radiation to prevent COVID-19.
It is known that, the private company ‘Gosh Brothers’ took a loan of amount Rs 200 crore from IDBI Bank for building a showroom in the city.
The metro district administration on Monday in a notice said it has decided to cancel Ambubachi Mela after it has received a letter from the Doloi management of the Kamakhya devalaya
As per the sources, the state disaster management authority (SDMA) might relax the curfew timings till 6 pm from June 24, 2021, onwards
Temple authorities had registered individual cases at Paltan Bazar and Bharalumukh Police Station respectively
As many as five tenders have been deployed to the spot to bring the fire under control
People walked through water logged streets in several parts of Guwahati city as choked drains flooded the streets
The APDCL managing director in a letter dated June 13, 2021, has urged the government to instruct all Drawing and Disbursing Officers (DDO) to ensure the collection of "No dues payable against Electricity bill of APDCL" certificates before processing salary bills on or before June 30
Rotary Guwahati Luit showed their eagerness to partner with Assam Government for building public toilets in the city
The government of Assam has also strengthened the Assam Microfinance Institutions (Regulation of Moneylending) Bill, 2020, informed CM Sarma
According to the Assam state disaster response authority (ASDMA), the landslide took place at around 4.30 am
It is to be noted that an efficient committee formed by the state government will formulate the marking system
The decision was taken following the stakeholders meeting on Friday at Janata Bhawan here in Guwahati.
The decision was made after Mariani MLA reportedly confirmed his decision to join the saffron party on Thursday
A meeting of stakeholders is scheduled at 3 pm on June 18 at the Janata Bhawan in Guwahati
Minister Suklabaidya said the proposal has been sent by his department to the Government of India for realignment of the railway line running through the wetland which creates noise pollution and disturbs the migratory birds
Sarma also stated that a written reply to the court’s order regarding the report of Kumar Sanjit Krishna had been already submitted to the Special Judge, Assam earlier on May 25, 2021
He also asked to prepare DPR for bridges over Ghunasuti river in Lakhimpur and bridge connecting Kumarikata with Jalah over Pagladia River
The accused officer, who seemed to be very rude, deliberately tried to stop the city-based journalist from shooting his visuals, had aggressively smashed his camera with his bare hands
Assam's positivity rate stands at 2.52% till Monday
CLP leader Debabrata Saikia stated that the entire scam allegedly involves some senior engineers/officials of the GMC and a section of contractors favoured by the Ex-CM Sarbananda Sonowal-led BJP government
The RPF has rescued another nine minor boys and girls from various stations and trains over NFR till June 14, 2021 and also apprehended a women trafficker
The NFR also appealed to the passengers to see these details before undertaking their journey
The chief minister mentioned that the power board has incurred a loss of Rs 300 crore (approx) per month due to such non-payment of electricity dues and power theft cases
As per reports, the attendant of the cardiac patient reportedly bought the pacemaker from a medical shop namely ‘Radali drugs’
A case was registered in connection to the incident at the Bhangagarh Police station in Guwahati
Following the incident, Director General of Police, Assam Bhaskarjyoti Mahanta also reached Mayong police station in the early hours
Eyewitnesses alleged that the incident took place due to negligence of the railway department
Meanwhile, the state in last 24 hours recorded a 3,666 new COVID positive cases, with 29 deaths
The International Food Information Council's annual Food and Health Survey found people still trust the safety of the food system and was turning more to plant protein for health.
Furthermore, the Government of Assam will also declare ‘transit of cattle’ as illegal in the next budget session: CM Sarma
There must an approach of educating the Muslim women in the state and raise awareness regarding the population explosion
State Health Minister Keshab Mahanta was also present at the opening ceremony
The Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) has ordered the suspension of the trade license of M/S Junali Electricals after the landlord of the firm along with a group of people allegedly misbehaved and assaulted GMC officials
The delay in the announcement of the holding the board exams in the state has led to massive confusion amongst the students, their parents, and teachers.
The executive magistrate will have to submit the medical documents, health checkup report, post mortem report, inquest report and viscera report to the State Human Rights Commission within the next 15 days
The volunteers from Ashadeep took the lead in registering as many PWDs and caregivers as they can for the vaccine and inoculating them by coaxing to come forward for the drive
The minister also mentioned that the examinations are likely to be held with a limited number of subjects along with a possibility of shorter time duration
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Despite the huge condemnations of the civic societies and the common masses, such heinous acts still continue across the nation
Meanwhile, two more drug peddlers were arrested by Chandmari police in Guwahati
The estimated budget report will be submitted by the Public Works Department (PWD), informed Minister Keshab Mahanta
All shops and commercial establishments shall shut down at 12 noon on all days
From now on, super-specialty hospitals for the general ward can charge maximum up to Rs 5000 (per day), whereas, it will be Rs 4000 (per day) for other private hospitals
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Konwar joined Assam police department in the year 1984
Special DG Assam Police, GP Singh appreciated the move and claimed it to be a dream come true moment for Assam police's drive against drugs menace
Following the death of the prisoner, the Superintendent of the Gauhati Central Jail appealed for a probe into the matter
RPF recovered 7 unclaimed cartoons containing 183 bottles of liquor and 24 bottles of beer worth more than rupees 9 thousand from a general second class coach of the train
No damages to properties or casualties have been reported during the quake, however, the tremors of the quake were felt at Tamulpur, Nagerbera, Tezpur, Majuli, Rangia, Sontali, etc
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The Noonmati police have lodged a complaint (Case No 313/21) under section 120 (B) / 121 (A) / 122/124 of the Indian Penal Code
The tremors of the quake was felt at Tamulpur, Nagerbera, Tezpur, Majuli, Rangia, Hojai, etc.
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The government will provide either laptops or computers to the orphaned school/college-going children and those undergoing vocational training
Sources informed that Mahanta’s COVID-19 test was done at the city hospital, and he was tested negative
DCP further informed that the murder of the Indian Railway employee Santosh Prasad was based on a family feud
This will enable the people of Assam to enjoy e-commerce in our own language: Assam Industry and Commerce Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary
The police have registered a case (No 353/21) at Gorchuk police station under sections 294A/506) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Information Technology 67
The 300-bed COVID ICU will be operational from June first week
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In Guwahati highest numbers of Covid patients who died were above 60 years
Many experts view cycling as a safe way to avoid crowded public transportation systems – and citizens appear to agree.
The city police have seized around 9.198 kg of ganja, 101.42 gm of brown sugar and heroin in the last five days
One Mohan Giri has been apprehended in the alleged murder incident
CM Sarma also stated that it won’t be possible for the state government to provide jobs if every department started to conduct examinations
On May 24, he was shifted to the COVID ICU due to altered sensorium and deranged kidney profile
A street dog reportedly ran away with the amputated human leg from the crematorium ground and brought it near the road side
The next lunar eclipse will be visible from India on November 19, 2021
FlyBig will be operating flights between Guwahati and Pasighat four days a week which will reduce the travelling time between these two destinations.
Cyclonic Storm ‘Yaas’ (pronounced as ‘Yass’) over Eastcentral Bay of Bengal moved northwestwards with a speed of 02 kmph during past 6 hours, and lay centred at 8.30 am on Monday: IMD
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday called Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and enquired about the preparedness of northeastern states especially Assam, Sikkim and Meghalaya
With regards to Kaziranga and the brunt it bears because of seasonal flood, Chief Minister asked Deputy Commissioner Golaghat to prepare an exhaustive plan using technical and human intelligence for Kaziranga
Assam education minister Ranoj Pegu has urged the students of both the boards to prepare themselves for the examination from home
Chief Minister Sarma also asked the DCs to increase their ICUs beds, oxygen beds, oxygen concentrators and COVID Care Centres in their respective districts
The city traffic police has collected a fine of Rs 14 lakhs 84 thousand 500 hundred cash against 1185 fine cases from May 4 to 22 for violating curfew orders
The death toll mounted to 2,667 with 79 more fatalities
Chandmari police apprehended a woman drug peddler and seized drugs worth Rs 70,000
The Board of Secondary Education (SEBA) had earlier postponed both the HSLC and AHM examinations in the state.
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday appealed before the ULFA (Independent) chief Paresh Baruah to release kidnapped Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) employee Ritul Saikia
The 3-day Assembly session will end on Monday
Covid tests so far conducted in Assam is around 99,82,316
In the video Akhil can be heard saying, "Why am I being pushed. How can an elected MLA be treated like this inside the assembly, that too during a pandemic?
The state heading for a new RT-PCR laboratory in Lakhimpur and it will be operationalized within the next one week: Keshab Mahanta
The Assam government has enclosed an annexure containing the SOP for screening, diagnosis and management of the MUCOR MYCOSIS in COVID patients and an advisory for the same in another annexure
The state recorded 6,573 new cases out of 1,02,684 COVID-19 tests conducted
Notably, Assam’s one of the most prominent litterateurs, veteran journalist Homen Borgohain breathed his last on May 12 morning at a private hospital in the city
Biswajit Daimary was also accompanied by cabinet ministers Ranjeet Kumar Dass, Chandra Mohan Patowary, AGP president and minister Atul Bora, UG Brahma, Pijush Hazarika among other MLAs
Teams of police have been conducting checks at various places in the city and urging people to wear mask and follow the norms to contain the spread of COVID-19.
Of the 89 deaths in Assam, 26 were reported from the Kamrup Metropolitan district
The 27 years old person reportedly affected with the fungal infection died in the morning hours on Wednesday, as per sources
The health experts of Assam have confirmed that the state has procured enough supplies of Amphotericin B injections against the black fungal infection
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Apparently diabetic people, someone taking steroids, cancer patients, kidney patients, heart patients, people with chronic liver disease, organ transplant recipients including Covid-19 patients can get affected by this fungal infection
The union demanded to regulate the petrol and diesel prices
The number of ICU beds at MMC Hospital has been increased from 24 to 48, informed CM Sarma while speaking to the media
Patowary also called upon the DTOs to be extra vigil and enhance the checking of vehicles carrying illegal transportation of goods and cattle
Notably, as on Sunday, the state recorded another new 3650 positive cases out of 42,884 tests
Assam Government is likely to restrict Inter-district movement in the state from Monday onwards amid the COVID surge in the state
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
If birth control were the sole means to restrict population growth, there was no need for the 6 years old Assam movement, NRC etc.
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