Papon issued notice by the NCPCR for kissing a minor girl

February 24, 2018, 3:59 pm
New Delhi , Feb 24 :The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) on Friday (23 February) issued notice to both the singer Papon and the channel &TV after a video emerged of the singer inappropriately kissing a minor girl, an official said.
"We have seen the video and have gone through the written complaint which came to us from Supreme Court lawyer Runa Bhuyan. We felt this is a provocative case. Necessary legal action will be taken," the official added.

Assam : Couple commits suicide after celebrating Valentine's Day

February 15, 2018, 6:06 pm
Goalpara(Assam ), Feb 15 :   After celebrating Valentine’s Day, a couple committed suicide in Assam's Goalpara district here .
The young  couple committed suicide by jumping in front of a speeding train early on Thursday  as their families were opposed to their marriage, police said.
The victims have been identified as 26-year-old Biswajit Nath and Helen Nath, 21. The incident took place between 2:30am and 3:00am at Dudhnoi, 115km west from the state capital.

Assam : IAF chopper crashes , two pilots killed

February 15, 2018, 5:43 pm
Majuli (Assam) , Feb 15 :  Two pilots of Indian Air Force were killed after a microlight helicopter in which they were travelling crashed on Thursday in Assam’s Majuli island. The incident took place at Sumoimari Chapori, a police officer told IANS , adding that Defence and IAF personnel were on their way to Majuli.
The micro-light aircraft crashed soon after it took off from the Jorhat air base on a routine sortie around noon. The wreckage of the plane has been sighted and a court of inquiry ordered, officials said.

Assam: IPS officer, suspended for RTI reply, reinstated

February 10, 2018, 7:41 pm
Guwahati (Assam) , Feb 10 : A Tamil IPS officer of the Assam-Meghalaya cadre, who was suspended last year for replying to a Right to Information query on a sensitive issue, has been reinstated.
The Assam Home department on Friday issued a notification saying N. Rajamarthandan has been reinstated and posted as commandant of the 21st Assam Police Battalion at Katlicherra in Hailakandi district, some 330 km south of Guwahati.

Assam : 3 girls charred to death in Guwahati fire

February 7, 2018, 2:07 am
Guwahati (Assam), Feb 7 :Three minor girls were burnt to death and two other children suffered serious burn injuries when a fire gutted 12 houses in Bashistha area of the city on Tuesday, the police said.
The fire broke out at one house in Patarkuchi locality of Bashistha area early Wednesday morning and spread to other 11 houses killing three girls on the spot.

Modi addresses inaugural session of Advantage Assam - Global Investors Summit 2018

February 3, 2018, 10:19 pm
Guwahati (Assam), Feb 3:  Prime Minister,  Narendra Modi, today addressed the inaugural session of Advantage Assam - Global Investors Summit 2018, here today.
Welcoming delegates to the Summit, the Prime Minister said that the North-East is at the heart of the Union Government's Act East Policy. The Act East Policy envisions increased people to people contact, trade ties and other relations with ASEAN countries, he added.

Assam : Hardcore NDFB-S cadre killed in Kokrajhar

January 27, 2018, 12:20 pm
Kokrajhar (Assam), Jan 27: A cadre of the NDFB-S was killed in  an encounter with security forces at Ripu Reserve forest early this morning under Gossaigaon PS in Kokrajhar district.
In a joint operation today at 05:30 AM, a NDFB(S) cadre was  killed and 3 others managed to escape into the thick jungles of  Ripu Reserve Forest, in north of Rangapara village under Gossaigaon PS in Kokrajhar district.

Assam :Major General Pratap Kalita awarded ASVM on Republic Day

January 25, 2018, 11:57 pm
Tezpur (Assam) , Feb 25 :  Maj Gen Rana Pratap Kalita will be   awarded ATI vishist Sena medal on the occasion of Republic Day . He was commanding a division in Line of control in j& k. Hailing  from Rangiya in Assam he  studied in Sainik School, Goalpara .
He was commissioned in Kumaon regiment  in 1984. Earlier he was awarded with  VSM and SM for  his meritorious service.

Assam :JFA appeals to hoist Tricolour to pay respect to martyrs

January 24, 2018, 12:16 am
Guwahati(Assam) , Jan 23: Journalists Forum Assam (JFA) has reiterated its appeal to the people of northeast India in general and media personnel in particular to hoist the National flag as a mark of paying respect to the martyrs of our Freedom Struggle.
Defying the rhetoric diktats of some separatist militants of the region the JFA also called upon the patriotic citizens to celebrate the 69th Republic Day on 26 January next.


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