President Pranab Mukherjee is arriving in Tezpur on a two days visit to Assam and Arunachal Pradesh on Thursday. Mukherjee who is scheduled to land at the Tezpur airport at 11 in the morning will straightly leave for Tezpur University to attend its 12th convocation.
Towards the evening, the President will attend a cultural programme where he would receive a copy of the book, Agnikanya Chandraprabha Saikiani at the same varsity auditorium.
ITANAGAR:An irate mob in Arunachal Pradesh lynched two people from Assam on Monday a week after they allegedly gangraped and killed a five year old girl.
The sensational incident took place in Tezu in the morning where people in large number, basically from Namgo Mismi village, stormed into the Centre Point police station and dragged out of it the rape accused duo and beaten up before setting them on fire pouring petrol in full view of the police.
According to allegation, the police caught the duo on Sunday who were believed to have admitted to the double crime. They gangraped the minor and murdered her before dumping the body inside a tea bush on February 12 to be recovered two days later.
Acting on some leads, the police arrested the migrant labourer duo on Sunday and interrogation was going on after police Got the duo on custody for four days.
Suddenly, the irate mob thronged the police station premises, dragged out the duo from the custody to be lynched while the policemen had to remain hapless.
The entire incident is the rerun of the Dimapur episode where a Naga mob dragged out a rape accused from Assam from the central jail to be lynched on the street.
Police have registered a case and investigation is in progress.
Girijananda Chowdhury Institute of Management & Technology (GIMT), Tezpur has organized a statelevel essay competition for the students of class IX to XII.
The topic for the essay competition is 'Role of Technology in National Progress/ৰাষ্ট্ৰীয় প্ৰগতিৰ ক্ষেত্ৰত প্ৰযুক্তিবিদ্যাৰ ভূমিকা'.
The participants can submit their essays either in English or Assamese within word limit of 1500-2000.
Essays should be submitted in clean handwritten or typed form in a single file (preferably in pdf format). In the first page the participants should mention his/her name, postal address, Email ID, phone number, name of school/college, standard (class).
The last page should contain a signed declaration about originality of the essay by the participant.
In case of online submission the soft copies should be sent to the following email ID: firstname.lastname@example.org. In case of postal submission the essays should be sent to the 'Coordinator, Essay Competition, GIMT Tezpur, Kunderbari, Dekargaon, Sonitpur, PIN- 784501(Assam).
The last date of submission of the essays is 30th January, 2019.
The organizing committee has informed that the winners of the competition will be awarded with attractive cash prizes, certificates as well.
For more information competitors may contact over phone numbers 9864044013, 9706592961.
The Assam Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has asked for a report from the Assam Government on the H1N1 outbreak in the state where one person died lat week.
A bench of the Commission comprising Dr Justice AH Saikia and T Phookan asked Chief Secretary JS Khosla to submit a detailed report within two weeks clearing the government’s position on the measures to deal with the situation.
At least 10 H1N1 patients have been undergoing treatment till date. Of them, the condition of two is serious.