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Friday, October 30, 2020


    CM Sonowal moots Hydrological Survey to tame Flood & Erosion by Subansiri River

    Sonowal also asked the Lakhimpur district administration to see that nobody is deprived in the district of pure drinking water

    Assam tops chart in crime against women in India:...

    Rate of crime against women in Assam stood at 177.8 for 2019, almost three times the national average rate of 62.4.

    Manhunt continues to track JEE ‘proxy’ candidate

    The FIR stated that the student had left the JEE examination centre after completing his biometric attendance

    Assam introduces ‘Transgender’ category for APSC exam; 42 aspirants...

    42 aspirants of the transgender community of Assam have filled the form this year, applying for the posts of ACS junior grade and other allied services.


    EXCLUSIVE: ‘From Covid Warrior to Covid Beggar’: The Tale of Assam Doctors

    Post-graduate (PG) doctors appointed at the Assam Medical College Hospital alleged that they were not being paid their salaries since August

    Assam’s Adil Hussain to feature in British-Indian film ‘Footprints On water’

    Hailing from Assam, Adil Hussain will be seen playing the role of the father, while Aakeel will play the role of an Afgani refugee.

    Jishnu Baruah appointed as new chief secretary of Assam

    Presently, Baruah is serving as the additional chief secretary for Home and Political, Revenue and Disaster Management departments

    Assam remembers Oct 30 blast victims

    Assam CM remembered the victims of the bomb blasts and paid his tributes to the portrait of the innocent souls who were killed in the blast.

    Manohari GOLD Tea makes a Hat-Trick: Sold at Rs. 39, 001 per kilo

    Manohari Gold Tea is manufactured from the finest Second Flush Colonel tea buds which are hand plucked only during the dawn

    Assam: GP secretary suspended for misappropriation of funds

    On the basis of the report submitted by the officials, the Commissioner, Panchayat and Rural development, Hemen Das has taken the measure immediately.

    UGC fund embezzlement: Assam Police filed charge sheet against college principal

    The case was registered against the accused on September 24, 2017 by complainant Nilotpal Deka, APS, Dy SP, CM’s Special Vigilance Cell.

    BREAKING: HSLC 2021 to be held in March

    SEBA to set up at least 18 more exam centres due to social distancing protocols

    Assam: CM lays foundation stone of 2 stadiums in Chabua

    The minister has announced the construction of the indoor stadium at Rs 2.33 crore while the stadium of the Chabua sports association will be constructed at Rs 9.87 crores.

    Assam Police held one in JEE exam scam

    An FIR was lodged with the Azara Police against one student for allegedly using a proxy to sit in the JEE examination on his behalf

    Assam Women Top list of Alcohol Consumers: Health Ministry Survey

    Assam men between 15-54 years have also topped the chart with 59.4 % of people consuming alcohol

    Assam: 1 dead after tanker falls into river in Tezpur

    The incident occurred when an oil tanker truck lost its control on the Kaliabhumura Bridge and smashed through its railing into Brahmaputra

    Bornali Gogoi: Assam’s first woman IAF Wing Commander

    Bornali Gogoi joined the IAF on May 27, 1996, as a pilot officer. Later, she was promoted to flying officer and flying lieutenant

    Provide Smartphones to Poor Students: CM Sonowal orders Education Dept.

    Sonowal asked the education department to provide iron and folic acid tablets to students for boosting their immunity along with giving yoga classes

    SI Recruitment Scam: Akshay Chand arrested; Sent to jail

    The accused's company of Akshay Telecommunication got the sub-contract to print the SI recruitment exam question papers

    BREAKING: Unified Command reviews security scenario in Assam

    The prime counter-insurgency strategy-making body for Assam, Unified Command, reviewed the security situation

    Assam: 301 road traffic accidents in 4-day Durga Puja

    This year, during the four days in Durga Puja, the state has witnessed as many as 301 road traffic accidents that have been attended to by Mritunjay 108 Services.

    Assam 2021 poll will be between those who support infiltrators and who doesn’t: AASU

    AASU said while Congress had done nothing to implement Assam Accord, BJP brought Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) to give citizenship to infiltrators

    Supreme Court to hear petition against CAA on Nov 2

    A total of 143 petitions against the CAA, mostly asking for stay on the legislation, are scheduled to be heard by Supreme Court on November 2

    Assam: Number of COVID cases drops; 46 recorded from Kamrup (M)

    In what is one of the lowest numbers reported in the State in several weeks, 215 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Assam on Monday.

    ‘Miya’ museum? Opposition slams BJP of ‘Polarizing & Misleading’ Assam

    CM Sarbananda Sonowal said that the state government would continue to uphold the ideology of Srimanta Sankardeva at any cost

    Ulfa (I) slams Assam govt for allowing Durga Puja celebration amidst Covid19

    Paresh Baruah alleged that it's a clear example of BJP’s attempt to polarise the Assamese society

    NRC: Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind moves SC against Assam NRC Coordinator’s notification

    JUH asked while the SC had rejected Assam government’s prayers of re-verification of the NRC final list, then how the state coordinator has issued such directives

    Srimanta Sankardev’s Ideology will be kept ‘Intact’ at Kalakhetra: CM Sonowal

    Congress legislature Sherman Ali Ahmed demanded to set up a museum reflecting the culture and heritage of the people living in char-chaporis of Assam at Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetra

    Himanta Biswa Sarma rejects setting up of Char-Chapori Museum

    Congress legislator Sherman Ali Ahmed demanded setting up a museum reflecting the culture and heritage of the people living in char-chaporis of Assam

    Assam Mountaineers Scale Unnamed Peak in Ladakh

    The team was led by Manash Barooah and two peaks were selected for the expedition – Mt Pologonka (6370 m) and a unnamed virgin peak (6240 m).

    Assam: Mother-daughter killed in a tragic road accident near Amingaon

    The deceased were identified as Manikjaan and her daughter Sulvi (7) who were on their way home in a two-wheeler vehicle.

    Assam police conducts online survey on cyber safety awareness

    This survey will help in understanding the threats that people of Assam are exposed to and how have they managed to reduce them.

    COVID-19 vaccine to be free in Assam: Himanta Biswa Sarma

    Assam health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma announced on Friday that COVID-19 vaccine would be distributed free in the state.

    AASU slams Nadda over CAA remark

    AASU said the CAA is an assault on the secular fabric of our constitution

    Assam readying frontline workers’ list for Covid 19 vaccine

    Health department has also planned to carry out Covid-testing at the community-level in full swing from November

    Heavy rainfall predicted over Assam, Northeast for 3 days: IMD

    The list of hassle goes on as heavy rainfall and thunderstorms are predicted over Assam and some areas of northeast for three days.

    Rs 10 Lakh to Raben Das’s family who died in Anti-Cattle Smuggling Operation

    Das died on Saturday night during an operation against cattle smugglers Mankachar in South Salmara district

    Assam: Amrit Cement to award 3 Puja Mandaps for maintain COVID protocols

    Amrit Cement brings forward Amrit Cement Healthy Puja Award 2020 in association with TIME8 & 92.7 BIG FM

    Grant ST status before 2021 polls: Koch Rajbongshi Sahitya Sabha submits Justification Report

    The KRSS said that it has included all the scientific evidence required to establish the reasons why the Koch Rajbongshi community needed to be granted the ST status

    BREAKING: Assam Govt to fund Gaushalas to feed Cows

    Assam Council of Ministers decided to provide funding to Gaushalas to fill up the gap in funds required to feed the cows

    Complete BTC poll by Dec 15: Assam Cabinet to EC

    The cabinet also recommended proclamation of Governor’s rule in BTC till elections are held

    Amit Shah dials Assam CM as border tension with Mizoram increases

    Amit Shah inquired about the steps being taken by the state government to defuse tension along Assam-Mizoram border

    Assam: Karbi Anglong Police recovers drugs worth Rs 2 cr; 3 arrested

    Acting on a tip off, Karbi Anglong Police on Wednesday recovered 20 packets of Yaba tablets worth Rs 2 crore inside the cabin of the truck.

    Assam Government specifies fee for Non-Governmental institutions

    The Assam Non-governmental Educational Institutions (Regulations of Fees) Act, 2018, approved by the State Cabinet has specified fee structure for the non-governmental institutions

    SI Recruitment Scam: Kumar Sanjit Krishna’s Bail Plea Rejected

    Assam Police SI recruitment scam mastermind Kumar Sanjit Krishna was sent him to six days of judicial custody

    Assam CM lays foundation stone of Assam Agar International Centre at Dabidubi

    Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal laid the foundation stone of Assam Agar International Trade Centre at Dabidubi in Golaghat district on Wednesday.

    Assam: ASDMA to organise awareness drive on wearing face mask and sanitisation

    The ceremony will be flagged off by revenue and disaster management minister Jogen Mohan on October 22 at from the Assam Secretariat in Dispur.

    Assam: Woman mauled to death by elephant herd in Digboi

    The 60-year old was brutally killed by the herd of elephants. The elephants mauled the body and kept it under their possession for some time.

    BREAKING: Tiger Teeth Seized in Diphu

    The source of the tiger teeth was yet to be known

    Assam: Forest officials seizes locomotive for killing wild elephants

    The elephants were killed by a speeding goods train inside Lumding Reserve Forest on the intervening night of September 26 and September 27.

    Assam: KNP opens for tourist; Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary to open from Nov

    The Kaziranga National Park was shut down with immediate effect from March 29 due to the break of Coronavirus pandemic.

    BREAKING NEWS: Death Sentence for One, Life Imprisonment to 24 in Assam Lynching case

    Police had arrested 32 tea garden workers for the lynching of Dutta and filed a charge sheet against them

    Assam: 2 arrested for extorting money in the name of ULFA

    Police on Tuesday arrested two people for extorting money in the name of former ULFA leader Jiten Dutta and Kalpa Jyoti Neog.

    Assam gets India’s first multi-modal logistics park

    The park will be constructed at a cost of Rs 694 crore, which will provide direct connectivity through air, road, rail and waterways

    ASCPCR launches ‘Suraksha’ campaign to end violence against children

    A part of ASCPCR’s multi-sectoral response, the campaign is initiated to increased to increase public awareness and action against violence

    Assam Police SI recruitment scam: CID Recovers More Cash

    The SP Kumar Sanjit Krishna was also arrested in connection with the scam and was remanded in five days CID custody

    IN VIDEO: Assam surgeon grooves to ‘Ghungroo’ song to cheer up patients

    A video of an ENT surgeon from Assam dancing on popular song ‘Ghungroo’ wearing PPE kit has taken over the internet

    Orang National Park to open for Tourists from Nov 1

    Due to inclement weather and road condition inside the KazirangaNational Park, only Jeep Safari at Kaziranga Range, Kohora and Bagori would be open

    CM moves PM over Assam Mizoram border dispute

    Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal telephoned his Mizoram counterpart Zoramthanga and talked to him about the incident that took place at the border

    NIA files charge sheet against 12 people, including 9 Bangladeshi nationals in human trafficking case

    Ruhul Amin Dhali and 10 other arrested accused had illegally entered India in 1980s and established a prostitution racket in various parts of India

    Students in Madrassas need ‘normal’ education: Himanta Biswa Sarma

    Sarma said that both private and higher Madrassa education schools in the state would continue to function

    Assam Policeman dies in Operation against Cattle Smugglers

    Around 20 Assam policemen laid an ambush at Char Kokurmora near Indo-Bangladesh international border to nab cattle smugglers

    Over 4 kg of Heroin seized in Assam

    During police investigation, it was revealed that the heroin was coming to Guwahati from Imphal

    Assam COVID cases crossed 2 Lakh mark

    Positivity rate of Covid 19 case in Assam has gone down from around 8% in September to around 2% now

    Illegal Liquor Godowns busted near Indo-Bhutan Border

    Huge consignment of Arunachali made IMFL liquors seized

    Like ‘Ravana’ Congress’s Grand Alliance is a set of Heads only: Sarma

    Congress had asked all the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) forces to join the ‘grand alliance’ to outnumber the BJP

    Travel on mind this festive season? Festival Special trains to start from Oct 20

    To clear the festive rush of passenger, Railway Ministry approved running of 392 trains in the country

    Assam to Reopen Educational Institutes from Nov 2

    Assam education minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that classes up to 5th standard will continue to remain closed

    Assam: 5 Adivasi groups on ceasefire meet CM Sonowal

    The groups met Sonowal and reiterated their demands of ST status for the Adivasis along with other issues confronting the Adivasi people

    CID recovers gold, cash worth Rs 46.7 lakh from wife of Debraj Das

    CID on Friday recovered cash worth Rs 46,77,00 lakh and gold ornaments weighing 79 tola from a locker opened in the name of Tulika Barman

    Assam Top Cop Kumar Sanjit Krishna remanded to five day CID custody

    Krishna was found to have taken a bribe of Rs. 40 lakh to leak the question paper of the SI recruitment exams in Karimganj, two days before the exam

    Congress demands Judicial probe in all recruitments during Sonowal govt

    Saikia alleged that Assam police have deliberately refrained from trying to find out the names and the number of candidates who paid the bribes

    Deleting names from NRC is Contempt of SC: Opposition

    The NRC authorities have recently directed the district administrations across the state to delete the ‘ineligible’ names from the final list of the NRC prepared last year

    Assam Police SI exam papers were leaked against Rs 40 lakh: Sources

    Assam Police have also seized over Rs 5 crore, allegedly collected from candidates for posts of sub-inspectors (SI) by the accused

    Ace boxer Lovlina Borgohain tests positive for COVID-19

    Double world championship bronze medalist boxer and Olympic quota winner Lovlina Borgohain has tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday

    Small tea growers to get land pattas in Assam: CM

    Small tea growers of the state will be able to collect land pattas from the office of the Deputy Commissioners of their respective districts

    Assam Police exam scam: Kumar Sanjit Krishna arrested by CID

    Senior Assam police officer and ex-SP, Karimganj, Kumar Sanjit Krishna has been arrested by the CID on Thursday evening

    Assam: Manja Police seizes drugs in Karbi Anglong

    Acting on a special input, police seized 300 g of heroin conceal in soap boxes at Manja in Karbi Anglong district on Thursday afternoon.

    Jorhat gets Urban Flood Early Warning System

    The Flood Early Warning System-J tool provides a warning with a lead time of 72 hours about flash floods or heavy rainfall

    No cinema halls to reopen in Assam; owners await govt SOPs

    Cinema halls in Assam remained closed on October 15, as the state government has not issued any SOPs

    Excise Intelligence Bureau seizes huge consignment of IMFL, 2 Apprehended

    Assam Excise Minister, Parimal Suklabaidya has directed the Excise Department for an inquiry into the matter

    Over 50 persons hospitalized after consuming Pork

    On Friday evening several families of Boro-Larpheng consumed pork meat unknowingly which was infected with a disease

    Assam Police exam scam: Kumar Sanjit Krishna reaches DGP office, likely to be arrested by CID

    Former SP Kumar Sanjit Krishna who is accused to have connection with the Assam Police exam scam reached DGP office on Thursday morning.

    Assam: Writer Sikha Sarma receives rape threat in Facebook

    Rongmon Nath, a student of Gauhati University, made derogatory remarks against Sikha Sarma in a Facebook post.

    Kaziranga National Park to open for visitors from October 21

    World heritage site Kaziranga National Park, which is home to the one-horned Indian rhinos, will reopen for tourist from October 21, 2020.

    Assam: Engineering College to be named after Chabilal Upadhyaya in Bihali

    The upcoming engineering college which is going to be established in Assam’s Bihali is named after freedom fighter Chabilal Upadhyaya

    Fake News: Assam Police recruitment notice takes over internet

    Circulation of a fake State Level Police Requirement Board (SLPRB) notice has taken over the internet in Assam

    Assam: HSLC exam form fill up to start from Nov 2

    The online form fill up of HSLC and AHM examinations for class 10 will start from November 2 till November 23 this year

    Top Cops’ houses raided in connection with Assam Police recruitment scam

    Assam Police have arrested around 50 persons, including former DIG Prasanta Kumar Dutta and BJP leader Diban Deka

    Breaking: Assam Courts to Resume ‘Physical’ functioning from Monday

    The high court has directed to ensure the installation of satisfactory protective measures in the concerned courtrooms

    Assam Police exam scam: Akshay Chand not to be released today

    Akhsay Chand Baidya and the owner of Akshay telecommunication who was about to get discharged from the hospital will not be released

    Assam: Science stream revived in Maibang Higher Secondary school

    After almost four years, the most needed science stream has been revived in Maibang Higher Secondary school, Maibang in Dima Hasao

    Assam: Man killed by elephant in Udalguri

    The incident occurred when a wild elephant near the Indo-Bhutan border went berserk and attacked him which resulted in the death of Boro.

    NCC trained 50,000 students in Assam: Maj Gen Ananta Bhuyan

    The NCC has 50,000 trained students in Assam and they are fully capable to play a positive role in nation building

    Speed up Aadhar enrolment and gear up for distributing another 1 lakh land pattas by December: CM

    CM SarbanandaSonowal reviewed the law and order situation before the Durga Puja festivities with all the DCs and SPs of all districts

    Assam Police exam scam: Prime accused PK Dutta remanded to judicial custody

    The prime accused of the Assam police exam scam, former DIG, Prasanta Kumar Dutta has been remanded to 14-day judicial custody on Tuesday.

    COVID-19 curve in Assam starts to flatten; health minister

    The COVID-19 curve in the state has started flattening with the constant fall in positivity rate of the cases, claimed Himanta Biswa Sarma

    Assam government to hike wages of mid-day meal workers

    The Assam government on Tuesday announced a hike in wage for mid-day meal workers of schools to Rs 1,500 a month, from the current Rs 1,000.

    Assam govt issues guidelines for Durga Puja festivities

    Assam government on Tuesday has issued a set of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for Durga Puja celebration this year

    COVID-19 vaccine to be available from January next year: health minister

    Himanta Biswa Sarma on Tuesday said that COVID-19 vaccine would be available from January to July in the next year.

    Assam Police exam scam: Diban Deka sent to 14 day judicial custody

    The CJM court on Monday sent ex BJP leader and prime accused of the Assam Police exam scam Diban Deka to 14 days judicial custody.

    Assam police Exam scam: Police seizes Rs 1.8 crore from Debraj Das

    The Barpeta Police has seized huge amount of money worth Rs 1.8 crore from the house of one railway employee Debraj Das on Monday.

    Assam: 25 people convicted for Teok Tea Estate murder case

    25 people under various sections of Indian Penal Code have been convicted. The quantum of punishment would be pronounced on October 19, 2020.

    Assam: Koliabor Police arrests 2 accused for vehicle theft

    Based on specific input, Kaliabor Police on Sunday arrested two persons accused for vehicle theft near Amoni in Nagaon district of Assam.


    Method to the Madness

    The breaks can be a mid-day snooze or a workout regime, it can be a good movie hour or reading escapade

    About ‘Coronavirus’ & it’s Recommendations

    There are two domains in the S1 subunit which Coronavirus recognize as a variety of host receptors, leading to the viral attachment

    Communication and ‘Mitigated Speech’ in COVID affected World

    “Mitigated speech” is inherent in communication between subordinates and the superiors, especially in Asian cultures like ours

    Turning Crisis into Opportunity: Kanyaka, Pabhoi Greens way

    Pabhoi Greens also produces around 300 metric tonnes of pure organic vermicompost manure along with neem-based biopesticides

    Many Unanswered Questions Plumed in the Smoke of Baghjan Blaze

    Oil and Petroleum Ministry needs to keenly observe the nexus of corrupt oil officials and insurance companies, where there is suspicion

    Un(law)king Are We?

    As the Government tries to balance the pandemic and functioning of a country in the best way, the citizens need to take their duties seriously

    Nature-Society Relation – a Critical Interrogation

    The recent episodes of Baghjan Oil well fire, coal mining in DihingPatkai Biosphere Reserve, and the proposed extended-reach drilling under DibruSaikhowa National Park unfolds how ‘capitalist globalization’ continuously reproduces the frontiers


    Meghalaya Police register case against Bengali outfit

    Meghalaya Police appealed to all the concerned citizens to refrain from inciting a breach of communal peace and harmony

    Bornali Gogoi: Assam’s first woman IAF Wing Commander

    Bornali Gogoi joined the IAF on May 27, 1996, as a pilot officer. Later, she was promoted to flying officer and flying lieutenant

    This Diwali, Perk Up Your Home With These Super Easy Rangoli Designs

    Indians love colours and this love for colors is shown through rangolis

    Bomb Blast hit a Bengali-medium School at Assam-Mizoram Border; Both States claim it’s in their Area

    Silchar MP Rajdeep Roy said that the school which was reportedly attacked is located in Assam

    Assam: Mother-daughter killed in a tragic road accident near Amingaon

    The deceased were identified as Manikjaan and her daughter Sulvi (7) who were on their way home in a two-wheeler vehicle.

    Assam-Mizoram Border Row: ‘Standoff’ between Cachar DFO and Mizoram Forces; Watch Exclusive Video

    The Mizoram forces had entered almost three kilometers inside Assam territory

    Permanent Solution to Assam-Mizoram Border Row by 2021: Centre

    Joint Secretary (North East) in the Home Ministry Satyendra Garg said the current concern was to find an immediate solution for now