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Development still a far cry in rural areas under Sootea LAC

From a Correspondent

TEZPUR, Jan 10: At a time when both the State and Central governments are announcing policy after policy for developing every section of the society, irrespective of caste and community, many villages in Bhalukpung, Balipara and Nameri areas falling under Sootea LAC in Sonitpur district are yet to be connected with modern facilities.

For the people living i...

Stolen tipper truck recovered, two arrested

From a Correspondent

Bokajan, January 10: In a major crackdown, the Khatkhati police thwarted a bid to smuggle a stolen tipper truck in a regular check-post on NH-39 along the Assam-Nagaland inter-State border in East Karbi Anglong.

As reported, the police personnel manning the check-post intercepted the vehicle moving towards Nagaland and on verifying the documents, the registr...

Adil Hussain, Arati Baruah conferred awards at 55th Asom Natya Sanmilan

From our Correspondent

TINSUKIA, Jan 10: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal presented the Asom Natya Sanmilan Lifetime Achievement Award, 2017 to celebrated stage artiste Arati Baruah of Guwahati on Tuesday on the concluding day of the five-day 55th Asom Natya Sanmilan held at Khetrodhar Borgohain Natyakhetra, Bordoloi Nagar field in Tinsukia.

In his brief speech, Sonowal also a...

Miscreants pelt stones at girls’ hostel

Golaghat, Jan 10: Some unidentified miscreants pelted stones and threw liquor bottles at a girls’ hostel located near the Circuit House in Golaghat on Monday night.
Some local people said that the group came in a car. This sudden attack in the girls’ hostel has created a wave of terror among the inmates of the hostel. Similarly, in another incident at Cou...

Man trampled to death by wild jumbos

From a Correspondent

MARGHERITA, Jan 10: Dhan Bahadur Tamang (60) of Powai Bangaon was trampled to death by a herd of wild elephants on Tuesday when he went to collect firewood from a nearby forest.

Powai Bangaon falls under Digboi Forest Division of Margherita Forest Range office. The incident has triggered tension in Margherita region. The family members of the deceased have d...

New DAKP committee constituted

From a Correspondent

Dibrugarh, Jan 10:  The biennial general meeting of  Dibrugarh Anchalik Karmachari Parishad (DAKP), chaired by president in-charge  Sushanta Deb , was held at Rameswar Saharia Sangati Bhavan on Monday.

During the meeting , in presence of  the president of district Karmachari Parishad (DKP),  Indra Gogoi , the old committee was abolis...

Amar Dukan inaugurated in Golaghat

From a Correspondent

GOLAGHAT (Dhekial), January 10: To keep a tab on the soaring prices of essential commodities and thereby provide consumers products at cheap rates, the Food and Civil Supplies Department of Golaghat formally inaugurated Amar Dukan at Dulakharia Weekly Market recently under the supervision of Dakhinhengera Samabai Samiti.

The Amar Dukan was inaugurated by In...

District Development Committee meeting held

From a Correspondent

GOLAGHAT (Dhekial), January 10: The District Development Committee meeting of Golaghat district was held on Monday at Dhansiri Eco Camp at Dhansirimukh, Panbari.

Presiding over the meeting, Deputy Commissioner Gaurav Bothra reviewed the progress of the various schemes undertaken by the development departments and exhorted all officials to ensure early compl...

Army interacts with local populace, creates awareness about schemes

From our Staff Correspondent
Dibrugarh, Jan 10: As part of the various campaigns undertaken by the Army under its Operation Sadbhavna Drive for terrorist-infested States, the Laipuli Brigade of Dao Division has adopted some villages for development. In this regard, Army Camp Dibrugarh carried out an army-civil interaction at Hathigarh CP School in Shalmari village near Rajgarh and in Nagajan ...

Fire at AMCH residential quarter

From a Correspondent
Dibrugarh, Jan 10: In a major fire incident which broke out in the Graham Bazaar area on Monday, the residential quarter of Assam Medical College and Hospital (AMCH) burnt into ashes.  As informed, two families had been living separately in the ruined AMCH quarter. As a result of the disaster, property worth lakhs of rupees of both the families of Sumitra Gogoi and M...

Assam government to introduce land bank soon

From a Correspondent
JORHAT, Jan 10: Assam Government will introduce Land Bank in the State. The State Government has completed survey of land to set up Land Bank in all districts. Village Land Marking Coordination Committee was formed in the all districts for assistance in setting up land bank. Jorhat district administration has completed survey to be set up land bank. Land bank will provide...

Orientation programme held

Golaghat , Jan 10: A one-day orientation programme  on teaching, learning and evaluation was held in Don Bosco College, Golaghat on Tuesday. In the programme,  Dean of Patkai Christian College, Nagaland, Dr Ranjan Kumar Behera was present as a resource person. He interacted with the faculty members and suggested measures to adopt new technology and skills for be...

Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience.
— Paulo Coelho
Rain/thundershowers is very likely to occur at isolated places over Arunachal Pradesh, Assam & Meghalaya and weather is most likely to remain dry over Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura. No large change in minimum temperatures at most places over the region during next 24 hrs.
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 National News
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