Assam

Shiva Thapa makes a comeback with Indian Tigers as India host second home leg of WSB matches

April 20, 2018, 9:03 pm
New Delhi, April 20: India’s boxing fans are in for a rich treat of professional boxing, with the country all set to host two back to back matches in World Series of Boxing (WSB) during this weekend.
 
The Indian Tigers will take on the Patriot Boxing team from Russia and the China Dragons on April 21 and 22 respectively, in what promises to be an exciting fare of differing styles and techniques.
 

Minor girl raped in Assam

April 20, 2018, 7:52 pm
Dhubri (Assam ) , April 20 :A minor girl was allegedly raped in Dhubri town of lower Assam, police said today.
 
The 14-year old girl working as a domestic help in the house of a lawyer was raped on April 18.
 
 
Local people captured the 28-year-old accused, stated to be a married man, and handed him over to the police Wednesday.
 
The lawyer has filed an FIR in this connection, police said. (PTI)
 
Image courtesy : News 1st
 

Exercise Gaganshakti : 45 ‘bedridden’ patients reach Kolkata by two Antonov-32 aircraft

April 20, 2018, 7:31 pm
By : Pranab Kumar Das
 
 
Tezpur (Assam ) , April 20: As part of the ongoing Exercise Gaganshakti, Eastern Air Command (EAC) conducted a mass casualty air evacuation drill on Thursday , from Air Force Station Chabua in Assam to Netaji  Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport, Kolkata and further on to Command Hospital (Eastern Command), Alipore by road. 
 

Assam: Indo-Bhutan border sealed due Bhutan National Council Elections

April 20, 2018, 4:05 pm
Kokrajhar (Assam),April 20: Traffic movements have been disrupted along the Indo-Bhutan border areas in BTAD region here  due to sealing of  border due  the elections to Bhutan National Council which is being held on Frida).The borders have been sealed from 6 PM of  April 19 to 6 PM today  facilitate smooth conduct of the elections.
 

Assam : Media OPD clinic concludes

April 19, 2018, 9:49 pm
Guwahati(Assam), April 19 : A lipid profile screening camp, covering a group of working journalists, indicates the necessity of immediate medical attentions or one fourth of the participants as their cholesterol and triglycerides levels were found far above the permissible limits.
 
Among the participants (mostly male), who are members of Guwahati Press Club belonging to the age group of 25 to 65 years, 40% have however showed satisfactory outcomes as they were reportedly maintaining good health.
 

Assam : Seven Bodies Found Floating In Brahmaputra River

April 18, 2018, 7:21 am
Guwahati (Assam ) , April 18 :  Seven unidentified bodies, including that of women and children, were found floating on Tuesday in river Brahmaputra, by the side of Bhootnath Crematorium in Guwahati, a police officer said.
 
The staff at the crematorium noticed the bodies and informed the Bharalumukh police station, he said.
 
It is not clear how the bodies surfaced on the river but police suspect that they were buried by the Gauhati Medical College Hospital staff in the sand bars next to the river, the officer said.

Assamese film 'Village Rockstars' wins Best Feature Film

April 14, 2018, 2:09 pm
New Delhi , April 14 :In a breakthrough moment for Assamese cinema, Rima Das' directorial "Village Rockstars" was named the Best Feature Film at the 65th National Film Awards here on Friday. It is after 29 years that an Assamese film has won the honour.
 
Jahnu Barua's "Halodhia Choraye Baodhan Khai" had won the award last in 1987.
 
 
Set in Rima's own village Chhaygaon near Guwahati, "Village Rockstars" is the story of "poor but amazing children" who live a fun-filled life.
 

First smart fence operationalised along Bangla border in Assam: BSF DG

April 11, 2018, 11:19 pm
New Delhi, Apr 11 : The first smart fence pilot project to plug vulnerable gaps along Indias borders has been rolled out in Assam on a riverine stretch with Bangladesh, the BSF chief has said.
 
The project is a part of the Modi governments ambitious plan to completely seal the India-Pakistan and the India-Bangladesh borders in the next few years and is called the comprehensive integrated border management system (CIBMS).
 

Sheena Bora murder accused Indrani critical, given life support

April 8, 2018, 1:24 pm
Mumbai (Maharashtra ) , April 8:  Sheena Bora murder case main accused Indrani Mukerjea, who was rushed to the JJ Hospital late Friday night, was not responding to treatment and her condition was deemed to be serious.
 
Sources also said that Indrani was reportedly on life support and her condition had not shown any sign of improvement since yesterday when she was first brought to the hospital in a 'delirious state'.
 

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