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Situation improves, NF Railway resumes local passenger trains

Guwahati, Dec 17: After week long disruptions to train services in Northeast, the Northeast Frontier Railway has resumed the services of 11 local passenger and intercity trains from today. Chief Public Relations Officer of NF Railway Subhanan Chanda stated that…

HS results likely by May 22: AHSEC

The Assam Higher Secondary Education Council (AHSEC) is likely to announce the results of the Higher Secondary final year examinations by May 22. This was announced by AHSEC chairman Dr Dayananda Borgohain in Guwahati Friday (May 10). “We are considering…

Soon, Bihu to become a subject in HS course

Bihu will soon become a subject in the higher secondary course in Assam. The Assam Higher Secondary Education Council (AHSEC) is in the process of introducing Bihu as an elective subject in vocational stream. AHSEC officials are already working out…

BREAKING | Curfew in Hailakandi after violent clashes between two groups

Curfew has been clamped in Hailakandi town after violent clashes broke out between two groups with several persons reportedly injured in stone pelting at Marwaripatti locality of the town. The clashes took place after Friday prayers at the local mosque…

IIT-Kharagpur engineer quits Singapore job, sets up school in Majuli

An IIT-Kharagpur graduate from Maharashtra has travelled all the way to Majuli where he has set up a “model school” to teach students from economically weaker families. Bipin Dhane had graduated in Naval Architecture and then flew to Singapore after…

Suspected Rohingya refugees shifted to state-run shelter homes

Twelve suspected Rohingya refugees, who were rescued here three days ago allegedly from a human trafficking gang, have been shifted to state-run shelter homes, a senior police officer said. A group of eight women and four minor boys was apprehended…

Man dies of asphyxiation inside well at Hatigaon

A man died of asphyxiation inside a well at Notboma in Guwahati while another person, who had gone down to rescue him but collapsed due to lack of oxygen, is battling for life at GMCH. The deceased has been identified…

Vigil stepped up along India-Myanmar border in Manipur

Vigilance has been stepped up by the Assam Rifles along the India-Myanmar border in Manipur to check possible human trafficking and illegal drug trade, an official of the paramilitary force said here on Wednesday. The locals, mostly traders travelling to…

July 31 deadline for NRC will not be extended: SC

The Supreme Court on Wednesday made it clear that it will not extend the July 31 deadline for finalisation of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam. A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice R F Nariman…

TMC workers target Himanta Biswa Sarma & WB BJP chief Dilip Ghosh’s convoy

In a brazen display and abuse of power, activists of the ruling Trinamool Congress in West Bengal attacked NEDA convener and Assam Finance, Health and PWD minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh’s convoy at Khejuri…

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