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PM Narendra Modi lays foundation stone of Changsari AIIMS, Agricultural Research Institute

May 26 (NL Web Desk): Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday laid the foundation stone of the proposed unit of the All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) to be constructed at Changsari in Assam’s Kamrup district. Prime Minister Modi laid the foundation stone by pressing a remote at the Sarusajai Sports complex in Guwahati. Assam [...]

By | 2017-05-26T15:03:57+00:00 May 26th, 2017|Regional, Top news|0 Comments

PM Modi dedicates Dhola-Sadiya bridge to nation, bridge to be known as Bhupen Hazarika Setu

May 26 (NL Web Desk): Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday dedicated the Dhola-Sadiya bridge built over river Lohit, a tributary of the Brahmaputra, and announced that the Government has decided to name the 9.15-km-long bridge, the longest road bridge in the country, after Dr Bhupen Hazarika. The bridge, Prime Minister Modi said, will be known [...]

By | 2017-05-26T14:09:55+00:00 May 26th, 2017|Regional, Top news|0 Comments

Wanted ULFA (I) rebel gunned down in Udalguri gun battle

May 20 (NL Web Desk): A wanted ULFA(I) militant leader was killed in an encounter with a joint team of the police and army at Nalkhamara Sonaripara village in Assam’s Udalguri district Friday night. Satyajit Bora alias Ramesh Borah alias Ramesh Asom, who was actively involved in activities of the rebel group and was a [...]

By | 2017-05-20T10:00:03+00:00 May 20th, 2017|Regional, Top news|0 Comments

Now, policewoman arrested in Guwahati for wrongfully confining trader, releasing him for Rs 4 lakh

May 19 (NL Web Desk): A police women, a sub-inspector of the STF, has been arrested for wrongfully confining a garage owner and then allegedly releasing him after forcing him to make a payment of Rs 4 lakh. Guwahati Police arrested STF sub-inspector Dipali Barua today besides detaining her husband. A team of Guwahati Police [...]

By | 2017-05-19T13:22:03+00:00 May 19th, 2017|Regional, Top news|0 Comments

Leopard hit by speeding vehicle on NH 37 at Teok battling for life at CWRC Kaziranga

May 18 (NL Web Desk): A leopard hit by a speeding vehicle at Kaliapani near Teok on the national highway 37 on Wednesday night is battling for life at the Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation at Panbari, Kaziranga. Incidentally, forest officials came three hours after the incident and arrived with only a bamboo and [...]

By | 2017-05-18T13:17:05+00:00 May 18th, 2017|Regional, Top news|0 Comments

Now, Cotton boarders accused of assaulting law student, vandalising Guwahati Town Club property

May 18 (NL Web Desk): Cotton College is once again hitting news headlines. This time, a section of alleged boarders of the college have been accused of first physically assaulting a law student and later vandalising property inside the Guwahati Town Club. A group of youths, alleged to be boarders of Cotton College hostels, first [...]

By | 2017-05-18T12:00:03+00:00 May 18th, 2017|Regional, Top news|0 Comments

Three Assam pilgrims die of heat stroke in special train while returning from North India pilgrimage

May 17 (NL Web Desk): In a tragic incident, three persons hailing from Assam have reportedly died of heat-stroke-like symptoms and due to lack of adequate water and proper food while returning from pilgrimage sites in North India. The three pilgrims who died due to heat stroke like symptoms have been identified as Runumi Hazarika [...]

By | 2017-05-17T12:28:15+00:00 May 17th, 2017|Regional, Top news|0 Comments

Another Jorhat shocker: Two girls fight back, resist molestation bid after five youths pulled them out of moving rickshaw; two molesters arrested

May 17 (NL Web Desk): A month after a girl wrote about her experience of being molested, groped and passed lewd comments by helmet-wearing masked youths in the heart of Jorhat town, two sisters were allegedly molested by five youths after they were pulled out of a moving rickshaw and taken towards the corner of [...]

By | 2017-05-17T09:25:05+00:00 May 17th, 2017|Regional, Top news|0 Comments

In lower Assam districts, rumours over vaccination drive leading to sterilization sees sharp drop in school attendance

May 15 (NL Web Desk): Government-run schools in mainly minority-dominated localities in several lower Assam districts have been witnessing a sharp drop in school attendance amid rumours that a vaccination drive purportedly launched by the government will render students unable to bear kids when they reach adulthood. The government, incidentally, has also not launched any [...]

By | 2017-05-15T10:11:58+00:00 May 15th, 2017|Regional, Top news|0 Comments

Assam shocker: Girl gang-raped & murdered at Karbi Anglong, body found hanging from tree

May 12 (NL Web Desk): In a shocking incident that once again highlights growing incidents of crime against women, a 21-year-old girl was gang-raped and later murdered, allegedly by seven youths at Baithalangso in Assam’s Karbi Anglong district Thursday night. The girl had gone to enjoy a local bihu and was returning home late last [...]

By | 2017-05-12T09:13:30+00:00 May 12th, 2017|Regional, Top news|0 Comments