In a bizarre incident, an unidentified youth shot dead a school teacher inside a classroom during a teachers' training programme in Karbi Anglong district on Thursday.
The incident took place in Diphu where the gunmen shot dead Sambhu Prasad Singh, a teacher in Diphu Adarsha Hindi School when he was attending a training session at the Basic Training School for TET teachers in the district.
According to police, the gunman visited the school and sought permission to meet Singh, one of the participants in the training programme.
After talking to Singh for about five minutes, the youth fired at him from close range and fled from the scene.
A seriously injuredSingh was rushed to a nearby hospital where he was declared brought dead.
Police have filed a charge-sheet in the court against a doctor for allegedly raping his patient. The charge-sheet under section 376 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860, has been filed by the officer-in-charge of the Dholai police station on March 13 at the court of the Chief Judicial Magistrate in the district of Cachar after investigation of a case filed by a minor girl on November 27, 2011.
Sainik School Goalpara got a new principal after a gap of six months. Major Dipankar Sharma, the Registrar handed over the charge to the new incumbent, Captain Edwin Jothi Rajan who was serving as Additional Command Education and Welfare Officer in the headquarters, Western Naval Command, Mumbai.
Commissioned in the Indian Navy in 1996, he has been closely associated with training of officers and sailors entrants of the Indian Navy, in addition to holding appointments in the Command headquarters and integrated headquarters of the Ministry of Defence (Navy).
The Principal addressed the staff and the cadets during the Special Assembly held on December 12 in which he exhorted the staff on the good work done by them. He motivated the children to “Work, Work Hard and work Some More” to make SSG the best public school in academics and sports in the North Eastern region.
The cadets were thrilled to listen to the Principal and they pledged to make the school, the very best in the region. Established in the year 1964, SSG has been one of the leading educational institutes in the north eastern region.
It has alumnus who are working in different parts of the country and couple of them are also serving in the defence forces. SSG is situated in Mornoi area of Goalpara district which is approximately 144 kms away from Guwahati
A newly married 22-year-old woman committed suicide by hanging herself from a ceiling fan of her house on Thursday at Singjamei Mayengbam Leikai in Imphal west. Loitongbam Darshana Devi, who was married to L Devendrajit last month, was found hanging inside her bedroom around 1pm before her husband broke into the room after he found it closed from inside, police here said. Devendrajit told mediapersons that he was playing carom at the courtyard when the incident happened. A case has been registered at Singjamei police.