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Attack on FT member riles Dispur, AASU

High level team rushed to Goalpara, 4 lawyers arrested but three main accused still at large, manhandling of judge Ajay Kumar Phukan termed a threat to identification of illegal nationals

BY OUR BUREAU

GUWAHATI/GOALPARA, Feb 16: The dastardly manhandling of a member of the Foreigner Tribunal in Goalpara by four lawyers of the district court on Wednesday last is b...

 
NSCN(R) serves extortion notices to Jorhat villagers

TENSION ALONG ASSAM-NAGALAND BORDER

Villagers at Holonguri tea estate get death threats if they refuse to pay, police intensify patrolling in vulnerable areas

FROM A CORRESPONDENT

JORHAT, Feb 16: Tension prevailed along Assam-Nagaland border areas in Jorhat district on Thursday after a Naga militant outfit issued extortion notices to 16 Assamese vi...

 
Investigating top cop gets death threats

APSC SCAM CASE

STAFF CORRESPONDENT

DIBRUGARH, Feb 16: In a disturbing twist to the ongoing investigation into the APSC cash-for-jobs scam, the investigating officer of the case, Surjeet Singh Panesar, has received death threats by unknown callers.

On the basis of the FIR lodged by Panesar, a case (No. 182/17 under section 353, 507 IPC) has been registered at Dibrugarh po...

 
Nadda to launch Dhubri, Nagaon medical college works

200-bedded cancer hospital attached to GMCH and AMRIT pharmacies in five State medical college & hospitals to be inaugurated today; construction of Lakhimpur medical college to begin mid-March, says State Health minister

BY OUR STAFF REPORTER

GUWAHATI, Feb 16: In order to give a boost to the State’s healthcare sector, Health Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sar...

 
Vigilance SP’s transfer raises eyebrows

SOCIAL WELFARE SCAM

BY OUR STAFF REPORTER

GUWAHATI, Feb 16: The sudden transfer of Mukul Saikia, SP (Law), Vigilance & Anti-Corruption, as SP (Border I) has triggered suspicion among certain quarters in Assam. Saikia, who earlier investigated several high profile corruption cases, was recently probing the suspected massive scam in Social Welfare department.  Sour...

 
Hard time for ‘restless’ Sasikala in jail

Bengaluru, Feb 16: AIADMK General Secretary V.K. Sasikala had a hard time in the Central Jail here as she could not sleep and was restless at night, a party leader said on Thursday.

“Chinnamma could not sleep well and was restless as she had to sleep on the floor in a 10x8 feet ordinary cell in the women’s barracks after jail officials denied her request for a mattress,&rdqu...

 
‘Sanitation should be a people’s movement’

BY OUR STAFF REPORTER

GUWAHATI, Feb 16: The two-day Assam Conference on Sanitation 2017 began here on Thursday with the objective to make people aware of needs of proper sanitation. The conference is being held with the help of UNICEF in association with the Sanitation Fund and the Global Interfaith Wash Alliance (GIWA).

Addressing a huge gathering of officials from block to h...

 
HSLC, AHM exams from today

BY OUR STAFF REPORTER
GUWAHATI, Feb 16: As many as 3,80,665 students are going to sit for High School Leaving Certificate (HSLC) examinations and 10,547 students for Assam High Madrassa (AHM) examinations which will start from Friday.
...

 
BJP’s crusade against corruption is mere eyewash: Saikia

‘Central government has increased NHM fund  by 20 per cent in other states while in Assam the Centre has slashed 17 per cent  fund’

BY OUR STAFF REPORTER

GUWAHATI, Feb 16: Opposition leader Debabrata Saikia today alleged that BJP government’s so called ‘crusade against corruption’ is nothing but eyewash.

Addressing a press ...

 
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 Arunachal News
Realize hydro dream, kick start stalled Lower Subansiri project: CM
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DM reviews monsoon preparedness
Spices farmers' companies to be set up in Arunachal Pradesh
 Meghalaya News
KHNAM meets Syiem over amendment of council rule
Ad-hoc teachers meet CM, demand pay hike
KSU demands repair of road
State AAP meets MeECL Director over power woes
 Northeast News
Centre not against tribal laws: Minister
Left bases remain intact despite BJP's onslaught, claims Tripura minister
Tripura ADC launches Cherai Shak Hamcrai project for malnourished children
Manipur school teacher shot dead
 Cachar News
KEMEX to spread mass awareness on disaster management
Bishnupriya Manipuri bodies to stage hunger strike on September 21
 National News
Mehbooba says PM intends to talk to all Kashmir stakeholders
Sadhvi gets bail, nine years after arrest for Malegaon blast
'Different levels of development important in BCIM-EC'
Ex-UP minister Prajapati granted bail in gang rape case
 International News
'Mass murder' complaint filed against Philippines President
China bans Muslim names for babies in Xinjiang
Amid visa row, US says ?greatly value? Indian investments
France's Le Pen steps down as party leader
 State-1
Majuli administration distributes free arsenic removal filters among poor families
24 organizations declare Karbi Anglong bandh from today
CM, BTC administration extend financial assistance for Gohela Boro's treatment
'More than 63 lakh bighas of land in Assam has been encroached'
 State-2
Assamese culture, rituals and traditional games to be showcased
Annual convention of small tea growers' union held
Demand for setting up National Commission for Elementary Education
Demise condoled
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