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Red letter day for health sector; construction work of Dhubri Medical College begins, cancer hospital at GMCH inaugurated
293 Views, 17-02-2017, Courtsey News Live

: The Assam Health department has more than one reason to cheer after Union Health Minister today formally inaugurated the construction work of the Dhubri Medical College in the presence of Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma. Union Health Minister Nadda,...Read more

Supreme Court gets five more judges, strength now 28
129 Views, 17-02-2017, Courtsey News Live

: The strength of the Supreme Court has risen to 28 after five more judges were sworn-in today. The five new judges who were sworn-in are Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul, Navin Sinha, Mohan M Shantanagoudar, Deepak Gupta and S Abdul Nazeer. The oath was administered by Chief Justice of India J S Khehar ...Read more

Child marriages, three in a week, in 21st Century Assam raise concern
210 Views, 17-02-2017, Courtsey News Live

: Not one or two, as many as three incidents of ‘child marriages’ in Assam in a week have come as a shock to the people. The marriages, however, were not solemnised with police and children rights activists ‘rescuing’ the minors and preventing the wedding to take place. The ...Read more

Leopard caged at Pulibor in Jorhat
145 Views, 17-02-2017, Courtsey News Live

: An eight-month-old male leopard was caged at Pulibor in Jorhat district of Assam today. People had spotted the leopard in the locality since the past few days. Although the Forest department was informed, they have been accused of not paying any heed to their appeals.  Finally, after running...Read more

ACB SP Mukul Saikia shunted out, transferred as SP of Assam Police (Border)
443 Views, 16-02-2017, Courtsey News Live

: Assam Vigilance and Anti-corruption Bureau SP Mukul Saikia has been shunted out and posted as SP Assam Police (Border). Incidentally Saikia was investigating the 2,250 crore rupees scam in the Social Welfare department besides actively pursuing complaints of graft against a section of tainted gove...Read more

Will never allow Iran to develop nuclear arsenal: Trump
174 Views, 16-02-2017, Courtsey News Live

: Further hardening his stand against Iran, US President Donald Trump has said that he will “never allow” Iran to develop nuclear weapons. Trump met visiting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as he termed the nuclear agreement Tehran inked with world powers as one of the “w...Read more

Top cop investigating APSC scam gets death threat
289 Views, 16-02-2017, Courtsey News Live

: Dibrugarh Asst. Superintendent of Police, Surjeet Singh Panesar, who is investigating the cash-for-jobs scam in the APSC has got death threats.  Panesar has received calls and messages on his mobile phone threatening him with dire consequences. A case has been registered in this connection a...Read more