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Electrocution deaths: Call for Power Minister's sacking

BY OUR STAFF REPORTER

GUWAHATI, Aug 3:  With the death of around 50 people across the State due to electrocution, the clamor for State Power Minister Pallab Lochan’s ouster is growing in the State.  

The Assam state committee of CPI (M) on Thursday took to the street demanding resignation of Power Minister Das for his alleged failure to run the power department ...

 
Transformers turn into death traps

Absence of fence around transformers poses danger to city residents

BY OUR STAFF REPORTER

GUWAHATI, Aug 3: Despite the death of several persons in the city and other parts of the State due to electrocution, the State power department seems to have apparently learnt no lessons from such incidents.

In several localities of the city electric transformers inst...

 
Award for best teachers of Northeast

BY OUR STAFF REPORTER
GUWAHATI, Aug 3: City based publishing house Bookland will confer the Teachers’ Excellence Award to seven noted teachers of the Northeast in Guwahati. The publishing house announced this in a press meet here on Thursday which was attended by novelist Dr Laksminandan Borah, eminent journalist Dhirendra Nath Chakravarty, writer Ruhini Kumar Baruah and educationist an...

 
Symposium on medical education at GMCH

BY OUR STAFF REPORTER
GUWAHATI, Aug 3: The Biochemistry department in collaboration with the department of Anatomy of Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) organized a symposium on ‘Medical Education’ here to mark the death anniversary of a great teacher and former President APJ Kalam. At the event, Dr J Sarma spoke on the life and teachings of the former President of India....

 
Nirmali Kataki: A Tribute

Nirmali kataki, wife of late Pabitra Chandra Kataki, passed away on July 25 at Guwhati. She was the fourth daughter of Nandi Nath Kakoti of Bailghat in Sivsagar who later shifted to Dibrugarh. She passed BA from Kanoi College, Dibrugarh and was married to younger son of Late Keshab Ch Kataki in the year 1965. After her marriage she maintained cordial relations with sister-in-law and other relative...

 
CRPF officials meet CM

GUWAHATI, Aug 3: CRPF IG Prakash D accompanied by DIG JPK Ray called on Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal at Dispur on Wednesday. Prakash D conveyed greetings from CRPF which is largest Central Armed Police Force of the country. Sonowal also appreciated the contribution of CRPF in maintaining peace and law & order in the state. Prakash D also requested CM to grant 50 acres of land for the esta...

 
Drama workshop in city

GUWAHATI, Aug 3: A children drama workshop was organized by Dwaraka Nagar Unnaya Samiti and Amiran Foundation at Beliram Das LP School at Dwaraka Nagar here recently. About 30 children participated at the workshop. Actors Zerifa Wahid, Barnali Pujari and Dr Jayanta Das attended as resource persons during the workshop. After the workshop, a play ‘Ejank Banaria Charai’ was staged at Srim...

 
Balaji temple to be closed for lunar eclipse

Guwahati, Aug 3: Due to lunar eclipse, the Sri Balaji Mandir located at Betkuchi area in the city will remain closed on August 8 (Monday) from 1 pm. The temple will re-open on August 9 (Tuesday) morning at 8 am for devotes darshan, stated a press release. 
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Trader found dead in city

BY OUR STAFF REPORTER
GUWAHATI, Aug 3: A city trader was found dead at his residence at RKB residency Apartment at Narikalbasti area under Gita Nagar Police Station of the city on Thursday. The dead trader has been identified as Kaushik Basu. Police found injury mark on his head. Police have started investigating into the death but none was arrested till late Thursday evening. 
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