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Assam’s Shiva Thapa storms into finals of Elite Men’s National Boxing Championships

Guwahati: Five-time Asian Championships medalist Shiva Thapa entered the finals of the 5th men’s Boxing Nationals at the Inspire Institute of Sports here on Monday. The World Championships bronze medalist Thapa recorded a dominating victory against Uttar Pradesh’s Abhishek Yadav…

BJP worker trampled to death by elephants in Assam

Guwahati: A 35-year-old man was trampled to death by wild elephants near Rani Reserve Forest, on the outskirts of Guwahati, late Sunday night. The deceased, Rajib Boro, was the convener of Shakti Kendra, Rani Mandal of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).…

Schools for class 10 in Assam reopen today

Guwahati:  After a long gap schools in Assam for students of Class X of all government and private schools reopened today. The school welcomed over 4 lakh students to campus.  Special precautionary measures have been taken in schools to avoid Covid19 infection.…

Assam govt to preserve heritage of Dimasa Kachari kingdom: CM Sarma

Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Dr.  Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday said that the state government will preserve the heritage of the 18th century Dimasa Kachari kingdom and develop its last capital at Khaspur, located 25 km from Silchar town in…

Assam: Fleeing robber injured in police firing, drug peddlers escape

Guwahati: A suspected robber was injured in police firing as he was trying to flee, while four drug peddlers managed to escape despite policemen shooting at their car in Assam, officials said on Sunday. Both the incidents occurred at separate…

Shiva Thapa Reaches Semi-Finals In Elite Men’s National Boxing Championships

Guwahati: Five-time Asian Championships medalist Shiva Thapa has reached the semi-finals of the 5th Elite Men’s National Boxing Championships after defeating Ankit Narwal on Sunday. The promising boxer from Assam showed great footwork and put pressure on his opponent with precise punches. He…

Amlan Borgohain bags 200m title with a record-breaking run at 60th National Open Athletics Championship

Guwahati: Assam sprinter Amlan Borgohain won the 200m title with the second-best timing on Indian soil at the Open Nationals, Warangal on Sunday. The 23-year-old, who clocked 20.75 seconds, to finish comfortably ahead of Balakumar Nitin (21.06) and Nalabothu Shamugha…

Assam registers 259 new COVID-19 cases, seven more deaths

Guwahati: Assam reported 259 fresh COVID-19 cases on Sunday, down from 365 the previous day, while the coronavirus tally increased to 5.97,968, a National Health Mission bulletin said. Figures show the number of people taking the COVID-19 test has also…

ASSAM: CLASSES OF 10TH STANDARD TO RESUME FROM TOMORROW

Guwahati: Assam Education Minister Ranoj Pegu on Thursday issued a Standard Operation Procedure (SOP) notice for the educational institutions in the state where it has been mentioned that classes for the 10th standard will resume their physical classes from tomorrow,…

Employees of Assam cinema theatres urge for reopening cinemas

Guwahati: Cinema hall employees from across Assam staged a sit-in protest in Guwahati on Sunday demanding the reopening of cinema halls in the state, which have remained shut since April owing to the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic. The employees…

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