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Massive public outcry and protests against Power department after three including a minor electrocuted to death in Assam within 24 hours

GUWAHATI, July 8 (NL Web Desk): Massive public outcry and protests in Assam after three persons, including a minor boy, died of electrocution, allegedly due to callousness on the part of power department officials. Three persons had died since Thursday night after coming into contact with snapped electricity transmitting cables in Nagaon, Jagiroad and Lakhimpur. [...]

By | 2017-07-08T08:33:03+00:00 July 8th, 2017|Regional, Top news|0 Comments

Class II boy electrocuted after coming into contact with snapped cable near Jagiroad, telecom tower operator dies at Nagaon

GUWAHATI, July 7 (NL Web Desk): Close on the heels of the two electrocution deaths in Guwahati during the recent flash floods, two more people, including a minor student, were electrocuted in two separate incidents in Assam Friday. Bidyut Das, a Class II student of Bihita LP School near Jagiroad in Assam’s Morigaon district, was [...]

By | 2017-07-07T10:15:09+00:00 July 7th, 2017|Breaking News, Regional, Top news|0 Comments

Assam BJP MLAs to sit on dharna to protest deprivation of local unemployed youths in railway jobs

GUWAHATI, July 7 (NL Web Desk): Ruling BJP leaders, including three Assam MLAs, have threatened to sit on a dharna over what they alleged was deprivation of local unemployed youths in railway jobs in the State. BJP leaders and activists, led by Tinsukia MLA Sanjay Kisan, Digboi legislator Suren Phukan and Margherita MLA Bhaskar Sharma, [...]

By | 2017-07-07T08:13:52+00:00 July 7th, 2017|Breaking News, Regional, Top news|0 Comments

Assam: In the absence of motorable roads, woman in labour brought to hospital in horse-drawn cart

GUWAHATI, July 7 (NL Web Desk): Poor surface communication and the absence of motorable roads to several villages across Assam has forced people to transport patients in hand-drawn, bullock and horse-drawn carts to hospitals and healthcare institutions. There have been several incidents, brought to light by your channel NEWS LIVE, where patients were transported to [...]

By | 2017-07-07T07:28:33+00:00 July 7th, 2017|Exclusive, Regional, Top news|0 Comments

Assam flood situation worsens, fourteen districts affected; Brahmaputra, tributaries in spate

GUWAHATI, July 7 (NL Web Desk): The flood situation in Assam remained unchanged Friday with the Brahmaputra and its tributaries flowing above the danger level, inundating houses and crop lands in fourteen districts. The Brahmaputra is flowing above the danger mark at Neematighat in Jorhat, Tezpur, Guwahati, Goalpara and Dhubri while the Dikhow is overflowing [...]

By | 2017-07-07T10:44:13+00:00 July 7th, 2017|Breaking News, Regional, Top news|0 Comments

Mentally challenged youth thrashed by moral policing mob in Guwahati battling for life at GMCH

June 15 (NL Web Desk): In another shocking incident that highlights how people take up law into their hands, a mob stripped a person off his clothes and then thrashed him black and blue at Lalganesh in Guwahati over a minor incident. The person, identified as Anowar Hussain, his family members said, is mentally challenged. [...]

By | 2017-06-15T13:27:26+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Regional, Top news|0 Comments

Five die in killer Guwahati flash floods

June 15 (NL Web Desk): The death toll in Tuesday’s killer Guwahati deluge has risen to five with three more deaths reported in flash flood-induced incidents on Wednesday. A person hailing from Dibrugarh was drowned after he fell into the big drain near Jonali locality along the RG Baruah Road. The matter came to light [...]

By | 2017-06-15T12:34:33+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Regional, Top news|0 Comments

In the absence of roads and bridges, patient first ferried to hospital in a country boat, then carried in wooden makeshift stretcher

June 12 (NL Web Desk): Patients living in various Brahmaputra sandbar islands (locally known as chars) are forced to undertake shocking modes of transport to healthcare institutions in the absence of concrete roads and bridges. In another shocking incident, a patient from a riverine sandbar island in Barpeta --- heavily strapped after undergoing a surgery [...]

By | 2017-06-12T13:14:19+00:00 June 12th, 2017|Regional, Top news|0 Comments

Most wanted Naga rebel leader SS Khaplang dies in Myanmar

June 10 (NL Web Desk): Shangwang Shangyung Khaplang, more popularly known as SS Khapland or Baba, chairman of the NSCN(K) and one of the most-wanted rebel leaders of te Northeast, died at a hospital in Takka, Myanmar, on Friday evening. The wanted rebel leader had been unwell for sometime and passed away following diabetic-related complications [...]

By | 2017-06-10T12:20:03+00:00 June 10th, 2017|Regional, Top news|0 Comments

Abducted 3-year-old daughter of Assam University professor found at Khliehriat, Meghalaya

June 10 (NL Web Desk): In a major success for Assam Police, the three-year-old daughter of a faculty member of Assam University, Silchar, who was allegedly abducted by their domestic help from the university campus six days ago, was recovered at Khliehriat in Jaintia Hills of Meghalaya today. The abductors released three-year-old Shubhomita Roy Choudhury [...]

By | 2017-06-10T11:51:08+00:00 June 10th, 2017|Breaking News, Regional, Top news|0 Comments