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APSC cash-for-job scam accused Rakesh Gupta gets bail

The Special Judge’s Court here on Tuesday granted bail to one accused arrested in connection with the Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) cash for-job scam.

Suspended Assam Police Service (APS) official Rakesh Gupta, who had allegedly got the job bribing then APSC chief Rakesh Paul, had surrendered before a …

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Assam: Gauhati University to collect all fees online

The authorities of Gauhati University (GU) have decided to introduce full-fledged online payment system from now on the varsity will accept all fees through online mode only.

University administration, in a notification issued on Monday, asked all concerned officials not to collect registration fees, enrolment fees and examination fees at …

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15 mountaineers inducted for AIF’s AN-32 aircraft search ops

A total of 15 mountaineers including nine from IAF mountaineering team, four from Army and two civilian mountaineers have been inducted by Mi-17s and advanced light helicopters with all equipments near the site where the AN-32 aircraft was crashed in the jungles of Arunachal Pradesh.

Defence PRO, Ratnakar Singh on …

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Japan to invest Rs 13,000 crore in Northeast

The Japanese government has decided to invest an amount of 205.784 billion Yen, equivalent to approximately Rs.13,000 crore, in several ongoing as well as new projects in different states of the northeastern region.

This was disclosed after a meeting between DoNER minister Dr Jitendra Singh and a …

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Hajo’s Hayagriva Madhav temple brings ‘extinct’ turtle back to life

The Hayagriva Madhav Temple located at Hajo on the outskirts of Guwahati is playing a significant role in reviving an extinct species of freshwater turtle known as the black soft-shell turtle.

The key person who is responsible for increasing the extinct population of the turtle is Pranab Malakar, the caretaker …

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Xahid Khan’s Assamese short film ‘Mistake’ to be released on June 16

The award-winning Assamese film ‘Mistake’ by Assam’s young filmmaker Xahid Khan is all set for release on June 16, 2019 the Father’s Day.

The journey of ‘Mistake’, which started last year, has already been screened in many national and international film festivals.

The film, written by Bangladeshi writer …

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Assam: Army assists Kokrajhar club to set up football academy

Kokrajhar unit of Red Horns Division joined hands with Bardwi Sikhla Sports Club of Kachugaon in Assam’s Kokrajhar by providing assistance in establishing a football training academy for under privileged children.

Bardwi Sikhla sports club was established in 1980 and ever since, they’ve been encouraging local talent, many …

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Assam: Gauhati University’s Ankuran Dutta’s book released in Melbourne

A book titled ‘Invisible Waves, Visible Changes: Community Radio Movement in Bangladesh’ jointly edited by Dr Ankuran Dutta of Gauhati University and Professor Mohammad Sahid Ullah of Chittagong University was released at Deakin University in Melbourne of Australia on June 7 last.

The book is a compilation of 15 research …

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Assam actor Nipon Goswami hospitalized

Veteran Assamese actor Nipon Goswami was admitted at GNRC Hospital in Guwahati on Tuesday evening.

As per reports, the eminent actor of Assamese cinema had slipped on the bathroom floor of his residence and had injured himself.

Goswami’s family members soon rushed him to GNRC Hospitals at Sixmile area …

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New frog species found in Assam

Scientists have recently discovered a remarkably new frog species in Cachar district of Assam.

As per reports, the team comprised of researchers from Delhi University and Wildlife Institute of India as well as some scientists from USA and Indonesia.

The new frog species is found to be belonging to the …

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Assam’s child marriage victim now aims to be a teacher

A child marriage victim of Dhubri, who has cleared the HSLC Examination 2019, conducted by Board of Secondary Education Assam (SEBA), wants to pursue higher study for becoming a teacher.

The 17-year-old child marriage victim, Najnin Khatun (name changed) hails from Jamduar Part II village under Chapar police station in …

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BSF to raise illegal migration, cattle smuggling with BGB in Dhaka meet

The 48thdirector general level Border Co-ordination Conference between Border Security Force (BSF) and Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) will begin at Dhaka from Wednesday.

Ranging from issues like cattle smuggling and illegal migration, the Indian side will raise six other vital issues with BGB in the four day-long conference.

During this …

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