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September 20, 2021
Assam: Fleeing robber injured in police firing, drug peddlers escape

During interrogation, they revealed their involvement in other cases of snatching in Guwahati city, the statement said. Guwahati: A suspected robber was injured in police firing as he was trying to flee, while four drug peddlers managed to escape despite policemen shooting at their car in Assam, officials said on Sunday. Both the incidents occurred […]

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September 20, 2021
Assam govt to preserve heritage of Dimasa Kachari kingdom: CM

At the beginning of the Dimasa rule, Dimapur used to be the capital of the kingdom, which was later shifted to Malibang, now in Dima Hasao district of Assam. Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday said that the state government will preserve the heritage of the 18th century Dimasa Kachari kingdom and develop its last capital […]

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September 20, 2021
Assam: Rs 116 crore approved for building mini sec. in Barak Valley

People of three districts - Cachar, Karimganj and Hailakandi- will also save time for their official works as they will not require to come to Guwahati for the same. Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday said his government has sanctioned Rs 116 crore for construction of the mini secretariat of Barak Valley at Silchar, which is […]

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September 18, 2021
NIA arrests key conspirator in Manipur Rifles arms theft case

The self-styled chairman of the United Kuki Liberation Front (UKLF), Lhunkhoson Haokip of Imphal West, had been absconding. Imphal: The NIA has arrested a self-styled chairman of the outlawed Kuki militant group UKLF for his alleged involvement in the pilferage and illegal sale of government firearms to various terrorist outfits to strengthen war stores and carry […]

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September 18, 2021
Mizoram U-19 head coach Murtaza Lodhgar dies of heart attack in Vizag

Lodhgar was a power-house performer in club cricket but due to presence of domestic giant Utpal Chatterjee, he played only nine Ranji Trophy games. New Delhi: Former Bengal left-arm spinner and Mizoram U-19 head coach Murtaza Lodhgar died of cardiac arrest on Friday night in Visakhapatnam, Cricket Association Bengal president Avishek Dalmiya has confirmed. Lodhgar, 45, […]

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September 18, 2021
Assam: Two militants of newly formed outfit killed in Kokrajhar

"Two cadres have been declared dead after an exchange of fire between police/security forces and terrorists," Assam Police ADG tweeted. Guwahati Sep 18 : Two suspected militants of a newly formed outfit have been killed and their camp busted by security forces in Assam’s Kokrajhar district, a top police officer said on Saturday. Additional Director General of Assam Police […]

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September 18, 2021
BJP names Sonowal, Murugan as its candidates for Rajya Sabha bypolls

In Assam, a Rajya Sabha seat fell vacant after Biswajit Daimary resigned to become the assembly speaker. New Delhi: The BJP on Saturday named Union ministers Sarbananda Sonowal and L Murugan as its candidates for the Rajya Sabha bypolls in Assam and Madhya Pradesh respectively, according to a party statement. Both leaders were recently inducted into his Council […]

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September 18, 2021
Assam CM dedicates 14 oxygen generators to people

Sarma dedicated 14 of the 40 oxygen generators, received as donation from the PM-CARES Fund and set up in 14 hospitals across the state Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Friday said the state government has augmented its oxygen storage capacity to 342 metric tonnes and in case there is an outbreak of the […]

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September 17, 2021
Assam reports 468 new COVID-19 cases, four more deaths

The 468 new cases detected during the day include 161 from Kamrup Metro, followed by 36 from Jorhat, 29 from Sonitpur and 23 from Darrang. Guwahati: Assam reported four fresh COVID-19 deaths on Thursday and 468 new cases as against the previous day’s 444, a National Health Mission (NHM) bulletin said. The 468 new cases pushed the tally to 5,97,074 […]

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September 15, 2021
Assam govt to set up innovation fund with SIDBI to promote start-ups

SIDBI's nod came following Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma's proposal in this regard. Guwahati: The Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) on Tuesday agreed to set up an innovation fund in partnership with the Assam government to promote start-ups. SIDBI’s nod came following Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma’s proposal in this regard. Sarma was speaking at a meeting in […]

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