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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

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

Silapathar violence & vandalism incident: Police file charge-sheet, submit case diary in court

June 5 (NL Web Desk): Silapathar Police Monday filed the first charge-sheet in connection with the incident of violence and vandalism at Silapathar in Assam’s Dhemaji district on March 6 this year. A total of forty-two case diaries were submitted in court while charges have been framed against a total of 55 accused, including a [...]

By | 2017-06-05T10:28:08+00:00 June 5th, 2017|Breaking News, Regional, Top news|0 Comments

Exclusive: How cows from Assam are sold in double rates in Bangladesh!

June 5 (NL Web Desk): Amid the raging debate on cow slaughter and the government launching a crackdown on illegal slaughter houses across the country, rampant smuggling of cattle, particularly cows and bulls, continues from Assam to Bangladesh through the Indo-Bangla border using the Dhubri route. Thousands of cows and bulls are smuggled to Bangladesh [...]

By | 2017-06-05T09:35:46+00:00 June 5th, 2017|Regional, Top news|0 Comments

UPSC 2016 Results: Thirteen from Assam clear civil services exam

June 1 (NL Web Desk): Continuing with the increase in candidates from Assam cracking the UPSC code in recent years, thirteen candidates from the State cleared the civil services examinations 2016, results of which were declared Wednesday. Dibakar Nath of Nagaon, son of a police sub-inspector posted at Golaghat police station, secured the 254th rank. [...]

By | 2017-06-02T10:50:00+00:00 June 2nd, 2017|Regional, Top news|0 Comments