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Wednesday, November 25, 2020


    Anomalies in AHSEC junior assistant recruitment: Govt cancels recruitment process

    Assam government may consider assigning Assam Institute of Management or any other Universities for the recruitment process

    SI Recruitment Scam: GHC rejected Sanjit Krishna bail plea

    The state government side submitted that Krishna was the mastermind behind the leaking of the question papers for Rs 40 lakhs

    Assam govt declares Nov 26 as ‘half-holiday’ for Tarun...

    The last rites of the veteran politician, Tarun Gogoi, will be held at Navagraha Samshan in Silpukhuri on Thursday.

    Assam: CM visits Haradhan Roy’s family; hands over Rs...

    The chief minister also offered floral tribute to the portrait of the martyr Haradhan Roy and also met the family members of the deceased.


    Assam mulls over 6K additional poll stations in 2021 state polls

    Such auxiliary polling stations will preferably come up in the same premises of the polling stations where the voters' names are enlisted

    Assam artist creates sand art to pay tribute to Tarun Gogoi

    As a mark of tribute to the former CM, sand artist Ranjan Saikia created a sand sculpture of Tarun Gogoi at Gabhoru riverside in Dhekiajuli

    Assam-Nagaland border row: Economic blockade lifted

    Tension has erupted at the inter-state boundary since November 10 following construction of a temporary structure by Nagaland administration

    ‘Tarun Gogoi was my Guru’ says Rahul Gandhi

    Assam government has announced that the last rites of Tarun Gogoi will be held on Thursday at Nabagraha cremation ground.

    Assam CID nabs 29 in a multi-crore scholarship scam

    CID teams have been conducting raids in different districts to arrest the accused responsible for siphoning off of the scholarship funds

    Fake RPF jawan arrested in Assam

    The ID cards were made by him at Malda town with the intent to earn easy money from the public

    PM Modi asks Assam to increase awareness about the seriousness of coronavirus

    Sonowal discussed issues like post-COVID complications, measures taken to increase testing, steps initiated like testing being done at state borders

    Assam lost a capable and efficient political leader: CM Sonowal

    Earlier during the day, Sonowal flew back to Guwahati from Dibrugarh after canceling all his programs midway

    Ensure ‘free & fair’ BTC polls: BTR groups urge Assam govt

    Sonowal assured that the administration would remain neutral and serve in the interest of the people

    Assam CM assures of merit basis selection in the Assam SI recruitment exam

    The exam was conducted for the second time on Sunday, two months after a scam that saw leaking of its question paper.

    IN PHOTOS: The longest serving chief minister of Assam, Tarun Gogoi

    Being the member of the Indian National Congress, Gogoi led the party to a record three consecutive electoral victories in Assam.

    ‘To Quit or Not to Quit’: The Dilemma & Samujjal Bhattacharya’s future

    Bhattacharya’s decision to rethink his previous stand of quitting AASU was also criticized by many

    Kaziranga records 11k visitors in one month after reopening

    Kaziranga park earns an average annual revenue of ₹5.2 crores during its peak season from October to April

    BTC polls: Will emerge as Kingmaker says Congress

    It's suspected that the BTC polls results may see a 'hung assembly' with no party getting the absolute majority

    Assam: Biswajit Daimary, Emmanuel Mosahary joins BJP

    Chief Minister Sonowal said that joining of the two senior leaders is a good sign for the upcoming Bodoland Territorial Council elections.

    Assam: AASU general secretary Lurinjyoti Gogoi resigns

    Lurinjyoti Gogoi is all set to join the AJP, the newly-formed political party by the alliance of AASU and AJYCP, in September 2021

    Tarun Gogoi’s health improved slightly: GMCH officials

    The 86-year-old veteran politician was put on ventilation support at the GMCH, after he suffered multiple organ failure on Saturday.

    BREAKING: Tarun Gogoi’s health ‘critical’

    The three-time chief minister, Gogoi was discharged from the hospital on October 25 after he recovered from the COVID-19

    No ‘final’ decision on Madrassa closure in Assam: State govt. to GHC

    Assam is said to have a total of around 1,500 Madrassas, out of which 900 are privately run.

    CID arrests one more in SI recruitment scam: Total 25 held

    Assam police also issued the guidelines for the fresh recruitment for Assam Police SI posts to be held on Sunday

    BREAKING: Biswajit Daimary resigns from Rajya Sabha

    Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said BPF leaders like Emmanuel Mosahary and Biswajit Daimary will join BJP shortly

    Assam Police SI recruitment fresh guidelines issued: All details here

    Candidates were restricted to bring any mobile phone, smartwatch, calculator, handbags, and any other electronic gadgets

    Functioning of Assam Police Sishu Mitra Resource Centre operationalised

    Two police officers from CID and two technical experts from UTSAH Child Rights Org will jointly conduct the day-to-day affairs of the Centre.

    Assam SI exam scam: Prime accused Kumud Kalita arrested

    Kumud Kalita was absconding since two months and was nabbed by the Criminal Investigation Department with the help of local police

    Assam SI exam scam: Gauhati High Court rejects bail plea of five accused

    The one judge bench of Justice Rumi Kumari Phukan has rejected the bail plea of Kushal Das, Sanjib Sarma, Debraj Das and Tarinikanta Banikya.

    18-year-old girl student takes over Assam CM’s twitter handle

    Vandana Urang handled CM’s twitter account between 9 am to 11 am in a gesture to stand for children’s empowerment and participation

    Road connecting Jorhat with Kamalabari Ghat in Majuli declared NH 715K

    Sonowal thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari

    BREAKING: Central team to visit Assam for flood assessment

    The team will visit Goalpara and Bongaigaon districts as well as Nagaon and Hojai

    No water for school children in Assam: Right body jumps into rescue

    Scarcity of potable water caused enormous hardship to the small children of two schools in Silchar

    “Freedom of Speech”? Artists held for mural on Akhil Gogoi

    Gauhati high court on Thursday has fixed December 8 as the next date of hearing on Akhil Gogoi’s bail plea

    Guwahati student urges PM to include self-defense classes in schools

    The girl student, Minakshi Singha, has been studying at Pragjyotish Senior Secondary School in Boragaon, Guwahati.

    Assam: AASU annual conference starts on Nov 18 in Duliajan

    Earlier in September, AASU and Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuva Chatra Parisad, another influential student body joined hands and announced the formation of Assam Jatiya Parisad.

    Assam: CM inaugurates Dibrugarh-Tinsukia bypass

    The newly constructed 15.446 kilometer bypass which is of worth Rs 96.84 crore will connect Lapetka to Mohanbari in Dibrugarh district of Assam.

    ‘Fate’ of BJP-BPF alliance: Delhi to decide on November 20

    BJP declared the names of 27 constituency in-charges to monitor the BTC election preparations

    Assam’s heartthrob Zubeen Garg to foot medical bills of 5 critical patients

    On the occasion of his birthday, Zubeen Garg has also released a new song ‘Ubhoti Suwa’ from his album ‘SILAA’.

    BREAKING: Guwahati Airport to test for COVID-19 of incoming passengers

    The passengers arriving at Guwahati Airport will not have to travel to Sarusajai centre for COVID-19 testing

    Assam: Polls for Tiwa Autonomous Council to be held on Dec 17

    To conduct the poll amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the State Election Commission will strictly follow the guidelines of the ECI.

    Assam: CM Sarbananda Sonowal unveils several projects in Barpeta

    CM Sonowal laid the foundation stone to mark the beginning of construction work of Jania Satra to be built with financial outlay of Rs 50L

    No BJP-BPF ally in 2021 Assam Polls? Himanta Biswa Sarma hints at end of ‘friendship’

    Though still in alliance in Dispur, BJP this time has been doing poll campaigns against its ally BPF in the BTC polls very aggressively

    Assam: BTC polls in two-phase announced on Dec 7, 10

    The poll timings for both the days would be from 7.30 am to 4.30 pm. The counting of ballots will start from 8 am, on December 12, 2020.

    Assam Congress general secretary Biswajit Ray resigns from party

    Biswajit Ray quit after he was served a show cause notice for sharing the poll campaign stage with Himanta Biswa Sarma and Ranjeet Kumar Das

    Assam: 12-hour ‘Bandh’ called in south Salmara-Mankachar by traders association

    The bandh was imposed due to the inhumane and immoral obstruction by Meghalaya police in movement of traders from the district into the neighboring state.

    Assam: Amri Karbi Community to stage blockade at NH 37

    The Amri Karbi Student Union (AKSU) and other affiliated Karbi bodies have planned to block the National Highway 37 at Lalmati on Tuesday.

    Assam: CM inaugurates 5th North East Green Summit

    The chief minister also informed about the commitment of the state government to plant 10 crore trees in the state

    A vigilant media is must for a robust and healthy democracy: CM Sonowal

    The chief minister also thanked the media for its support to the state government in the crusade against corruption

    Karimganj gang-rape case: 6 accused arrested

    The two sisters, who were from Tripura, were allegedly gang-raped by six men in Karimganj’s Neelam Bazaar on Friday.

    6 Bangladeshi National deported from Assam

    The Bangladeshi nationals were caught by police in different parts of the state after they entered India without valid documents.

    Assam CM greets media fraternity on National Press Day

    National Press Day is celebrated every year on November 16 to commemorate the establishment of the Press Council of India.

    Assam: Local scribe allegedly beaten up for reporting on gambling activities

    The Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti of Assam has condemned the incident and also demanded for fair inquiry over the matter.

    APCC issues notice to Biswajit Ray for violating party discipline

    Biswajit Ray shared the staged with Himanta Biswa Sarma and BJP state president Ranjeet Kumar Das in a election campaign public meeting

    Baghjan blowout: Flame successfully doused after 172 days of blowout

    The operation was headed by the eight-member global experts’ team along with OIL senior officials from the crisis management team (CMT)

    Karimganj: Two-sisters from Tripura allegedly gang-raped; 3 held

    Both the victims were from Tripura and were here to visit their mother who is undergoing treatment in Silchar Medical College and Hospital.

    Gauhati High Court orders normal traffic flow on NH-306

    The division bench has directed the railways to ensure movements of trains from Silchar in Assam to Bhairabi in Mizoram for ferrying of goods and traffic.

    Assam: CM visits SOS village, interacts with children on Children’s Day

    The minister also extended greetings to the children and urged them to work hard in life, while distributing fruits and gifts among them.

    BJP appoints Baijayant Panda as Assam’s in-charge of BJP, Sambit Patra to handle Manipur

    One of the official spokesperson of BJP, Sambit Patra has been appointed as the in-charge of the BJP party in Manipur.

    Drive against firecrackers sale launched in Assam

    The ban imposed by the Pollution Control Board, Assam, on the basis of a National Green Tribunal order is being executed by the DCs.

    Indian Army jawan from Assam killed in Pak shelling

    The Assam based army jawan is identified as Hardhan Chandra Roy, who was from lower Assam’s Dhubri district.

    Pre-Matric scholarship fund embezzlement: Two prime accused arrested

    Both the accused were absconding ever since the pre-matric scholarship fund embezzlement came into light.

    CID begins probe into journalist Parag Bhuyan’s Death

    A team of CID sleuths led by SSP Bibekananda Das along with DSP Pradip Kumar Das and CID Inspector Jitesh Barman reached Tinsukia and begun the probe

    Assam: CM lays foundation stone for six new projects at Bongaigaon

    The chief minister also distributed kits under “PM CARES” to the persons who came back to the state during Covid 19 induced lock down.

    ACA to develop infrastructure in Assam Agricultural university campus

    ACA will develop a cricket ground in the Jorhat campus of the University wherein three centre wickets along with other cricket facilities would be built

    SSB 15 Bn, WCCB seizes elephant tusk in Chirang; 3 arrested

    Four people managed to abscond from the spot during the operation and it is suspected that the absconding accused have arms with them

    Assam CM buys earthen lamps to celebrate Diwali; promotes pottery industry

    The CM also urged the people to buy earthen lamps instead of using Chinese products to celebrate the festival this year.

    Michael Asom: ULFA (I)’s new Deputy

    The development came after Dhristi Rajkhowa was caught in a joint operation in Meghalaya’s Bolbokgre village in South Garo Hills

    Assam: Man arrested for allegedly raping a minor in Lanka

    The accused identified as Kaliram Mudoi allegedly raped the minor while she was alone at her home in Lanka, Assam

    Assam: CM orders CID probe into death of journalist Parag Bhuyan

    The death of the senior journalist has erupted protests all over the state. People took to the streets demanding justice for ParagBhuyan.

    Assam: 2 more arrested for embezzlement in pre-matric scholarship funds

    In connection with the case, the CID has arrested 23 accused from different locations of Goalpara, Kamrup and Dhubri districts of Assam.

    Jumped a traffic signal? Now pay your penalty online

    The e-challan system will bring transparency in the collection of traffic fines and also provide faster and efficient services to the public

    Assam water resources dept with IITG to develop technology to tackle flood & erosion

    Sonowal also stressed on adopting steps such as plantation of vetiver grass for erosion protection

    Assam: 33rd Guwahati Book Fair to be held from December 30

    The 12-day event is being organised under the aegis of the Assam Publication Board at Assam Engineering Institute playground in Chandmari.

    Who is Drishti Rajkhowa & How he fell on police net: Read all details

    An RPG expert, Rajkohwa was the commander of 109 Battalion of ULFA (I) until 2011 after which he was promoted to the rank of deputy commander

    The Umrangso Story: How an Assam village turned from hunting ground to a paradise for Amur Falcons

    Two Amur Falcon birds radio-tagged last year have come back for roosting after traversing over 29,000-km migratory route from Siberia

    Karimganj: District magistrate issues guidelines for festivals this year

    According to the order, no two wheelers viz, scooter, motorcycles etc will be allowed to move with pillion riding in Karimganj district

    Assam scribe killed in suspected hit-and-run case

    Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal has ordered high level probe in to the suspected hit-and-run case.

    Assam Police SI recruitment exam on November 22

    Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal had directed the board to conduct the exams within a month

    BTC Polls: BPF MP Biswajit Daimary resigns from party post

    BJP believed that the joining of Daimary would strengthen the party’s grip in the BTC region

    Assam CM Sonowal request to ensure security of Arnab Goswami to Maha govt

    The development came after family members of Arnab Goswami approached CM Sonowal intimating that there is not enough security provided to him.

    To burst or not to burst? Himanta Biswa Sarma contradicts PCB ban on firecrackers

    The contrast of remarks between the PCB and the health minister created fresh confusion

    Assam: PNB Hojai branch manager allegedly commits suicide

    A team of police along with bank staff members visited the residence of Das where he was found hanging with a cloth from the ceiling of his room.

    BJP puts a dent in BPF camp: BPF MP, MLA to join BJP

    The BTC polls to the 40 seats of the council were scheduled in April but were delayed owing to the Covid-19 pandemic

    Farming and livestock business must be made attractive for youths: CM Sonowal

    Chief Minister said that Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Department has a big responsibility to encourage and guide state’s farmers and livestock growers

    Assam: Admission allowed for girls in Sainik School in Goalpara

    Earlier defence minister Rajnath Singh had approved the proposal for admission of girls in Sainik School with effect from academic session 2021-22.

    POLITICS: Himanta Biswa Sarma shows ‘thenga’ to Ajmal

    Though Facebook initially flagged Himanta Biswa Sarma’s post of the video as ‘false’, later withdrew the restrictions surprisingly

    Gold for Assam temple? It’s jobs that we need, says LDP

    Reliance industry had committed to invest Rs 2,500 crore rupees in various sectors in Assam and creating at least 80,000 jobs in the process

    Ex Assam Sahitya Sabha president Paramananda Rajbongshi joins AGP

    Rajbongshi served as the general secretary of the Asom Sahitya Sabha and later elected as the president in 2017

    Assam: Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary reopens on Nov 10

    The park authorities also informed that they have arranged for all the COVID-19 safety norms and the entire area has already been sanitised.

    Assam: WICCI launches Handloom Council in state

    To highlight the artisans who need to be credited for their creations, a campaign ‘Hand Behind the Looms’ was also launched in the occasion

    Assam Police suspend sub-inspector for wearing religious skull cap

    The image shared on social media said that Ali was seen in the attire on November 7 at the Hajo area

    Assam: APSC to conduct fresh exam for CDPO recruitment

    The APSC conducted examination to recruit CDPOs was marred with controversy following question paper goof-up.

    Congress stoops before Ajmal: Himanta Biswa Sarma

    Sarma on Monday turned quite furious and said that the opposition party has fallen down to the feet of Badruddin Ajmal.

    Fire at Assam Medical College Hospital : Probe ordered after infant died

    The deceased child was in the intensive care unit (ICU) with ventilation support in AMCH

    Assam: 21 people apprehended in scholarship fund embezzlement

    Based on the FIR, a case was registered in CID PS on August 28, 2020. The FIR was lodged by Mahmood Hassan, Director of Assam Minority Development Board.

    BJP’s miserable ‘failure’ in resolving the Assam-Mizoram border dispute is unfortunate: AAP

    The AAP alleged the state government of Assam has helplessly showcased its incapability by not resolving the Assam-Mizoram border dispute.”

    Send BPF to ‘Museum’: Himanta Biswa Sarma to BTC public

    Himanta Biswa Sarma said that it’s time to dethrone Hagrama Mohilary led BPF from the power

    Assam Police inspectors asked to submit asset returns

    Assam police official not following this rule will be deprived of some benefits, besides facing disciplinary action

    Chanting Row! APCC to file FIR against Assam’s Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma

    Borah said, “If someone truly chanted Pakistan Zindabad, it is a clear case of sedition and the miscreants should be arrested.

    BREAKING: Facebook withdraws restriction from Himanta Biswa Sarma’s post of ‘Pakistan Zindabad’ video

    Earlier, Himnata Biswa Sarma said that a police probe and forensic test of the video would unearth the truth

    NGT bans firecrackers in Delhi: Assam appeals to avoid bursting firecrackers

    Pollution Control Board of Assam has urged everyone to avoid bursting fire-crackers as it impacts severely on the health of Covid patients.

    Assam: Section 144 imposed in Neelapani Lake in Samaguri

    The decision came after two incidents of death by drowning has occurred in the lake recently, making it dangerous for any person to get down into the water for swimming.

    Assam: Government to provide free Aadhar Card to students

    The distribution process of the Aadhar card will be started from Monday under the aegis of the Assam government and Sarba Siksha Mission.


    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


    DJ Brahmin held for alleged drugs smuggling

    Assam Police said that the drugs were concealed in a black color music speaker

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

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

    Assam bags four awards in fisheries sector

    Rakesh Kumar received the “Best State Award” on behalf of the state government which included a cash reward, a certificate, one Shawl and a Memento

    “Freedom of Speech”? Artists held for mural on Akhil Gogoi

    Gauhati high court on Thursday has fixed December 8 as the next date of hearing on Akhil Gogoi’s bail plea

    Assam: Kamakhya Temple in Guwahati adorned in Gold

    The dome was unveiled during a small ceremony inside the temple premise in view of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

    Ban on sale of gutka, pan masala extended in Assam? Demand goes louder

    In Assam, smokeless tobacco users are three times that of smoked tobacco users

    Troubled Borders: Solution continues to evade Assam

    Border pillars, demarcating the 512 km long boundary between Assam-Nagaland, were allegedly removed