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Digitalization project in limbo!

Karmaveer Nabin Chandra Bordoloi Library

By our Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, July 16: The move to digitalize Karmaveer Nabin Chandra Bordoloi Library in the city lies in limbo. The committee that was formed in 2015 for the purpose split down the middle in its opinion on the project.

Professor Alaka Burhagohain, a retired professor of Library and Information Science D...

 
Mrs United Beauty pageant is also a charity: Hassan

By our Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, July 16: “The Mrs United Beauty pageant is more than a beauty pageant. It’s also a charity,” excerpts Mrs United Nations 2017 Roshni Hassan.

Talking to The Sentinel in an interview Hassan said that unlike other contestants she has not done modeling before. Her first step towards the pageant started in 2016 when she participated i...

 
Demand for Independent Physiotherapy Council

GUWAHATI, July 16: Extending unflinching support to the Indian Association of Physiotherapists’ indefinite strike at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi, the All Assam Physiotherapy Association, in collaboration with the Assam chapter of Indian Association of Physiotherapist, on Sunday carried out a peace march at Diphalipukhuri Park, demanding creation of an Independent Physiotherapy Council.

 
Flood letting up, but not scarcity of food!

By our Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, July 16: The flood situation in the State is letting up, but not the scarcity of food. Dispur, on the other hand, claims that it has no dearth of funds.

AIUDF president Badruddin Ajmal wants as to know where the problem lies. “While Dispur maintains that it has no dearth of funds, the affected people decry lack of or inadequate relief materi...

 
Swati, oldest in India, dies

By our Staff Reporter
GUWAHATI, July 16: India’s oldest caged Royal Bengal Tigeress, Swati, died in the State Zoo-cum-Botanical Garden on Sunday. She was 21.  Born in 1997 in Mysore Zoo, Swati was taken to the State Zoo in 2005. Life span of Roral Bengal Tiger generally ranges from 14-16 years. Their life span is a bit higher among the caged ones. The tigress has been suffering fro...

 
Man killed inside city Gurudwara

By our Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, July 16: One Harvinder Singh was shot at inside the Gurudwara at Bashistha Chariali in Guwahati on Sunday by one Lakhbinder Singh. He was declared dead in the hospital.

After shooting at Harvinder, Lakhbinder went to his residence at Beltola from where the police arrested him later in the day.  

According to eyewitnesses, Lakhbinder w...

 
Decision on admission only after getting copy of HC ruling: GU VC

BY OUR STAFF REPORTER  

Guwahati, July 16: Gauhati University on Sunday asserted that it will try to avoid any delay in admission to its post-graduate courses in view of the Gauhati High Court’s latest order issuing an interim stay on the varsity’s decision to conduct an entrance test for such admission.

Vice Chancellor Mridul Hazarika told The Sentinel on Sunda...

 
Accommodation is a problem for Destination

By our Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, July 16: Imagine a home for differently- abled inmates being a cubbyhole!

Destination, a home for the differently- abled people, is located at Kahilipara in the city. It is supported by State Social Welfare department. Over ten years since its inception, it operates in two branches – The Home for Mentally Challenged’ and Children&rsquo...

 
Scholarship to Hemophilia patients

GUWAHATI, July 16: The Guwahati chapter of Hemophilia Society, in collaboration with the Clinical Hematology Department of Gauhati Medical College & Hospital, presented educational scholarships to 31 children with Hemophilia from economically backward families of Assam on Sunday at Dighalipukhuri Park in the city. These 31 children with Hemophilia are supported by a USA-based organization &lsq...

 
Sarma says 1,900 schools amalgamated

By our Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, July 16: State Education Minister Himanata Biswa Sarma has said that as many as 1,900 LP, ME and high schools located in same campuses in the State have already been amalgamated, and the process is going on.

Talking to newsmen in the city on Sunday, Sarma said: “As many as 150 girls’ high schools are going to be made co-education insti...

 
District education officials harassing HMs: AAMETA

By our Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, July 16: The All Assam ME Teachers’ Association (AAMETA) has alleged that the district elementary education officials have been harassing headmasters and teachers of ME schools in the name of amalgamation of schools.

 Talking to this reporter over telephone, AAMETA secretary general Dwipen Sarma said: “The inspectors of schools an...

 
Encephalitis claims 131 lives in Assam

BY OUR STAFF REPORTER
Guwahati, July 16: Health and Family Welfare Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday disclosed that while Japanese Encephalitis has claimed 44 lives, 87 persons have died due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome in the State this year in the State so far. The hospitals across the State have recorded 305 and 1111 cases of JE and AES. Sarma said the adult vaccination drive agains...

 
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 Arunachal News
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 Northeast News
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 National News
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 International News
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 State-1
CM takes part in paddy transplantation ceremony, pitches for double cropping
Deplorable condition of veterinary sub centre
Stalemate persists in Tarani Forest Reserve
Fake currency accused jailed for five years
 State-2
Anti Medical Terrorism Day observed
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 Editorial
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Letters to the Editor
 Op-Ed (Sunday)
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