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CM orders probe into 2 cases

Chief minister Tarun Gogoi on Thursday ordered a probe into the recent incident at Jorhat Medical College where foetuses were found in a dustbin.

Gogoi asked pPrincipal Secretary of the health department Sanjeev Kumar to probe another incident at Gauhati Medical College and Hospital where a pregnant woman gave birth to twins in a bathroom that eventually resulted in their deaths. 

 

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Devastating fire in Guwahati

1 Feb 2012 - 3:54am | editor


Properties worth several lakhs have been reduced to ashes when a devastating fire broke out in Guwahati. The incident took place at around 9 in the evening at a house in Ulubari.


Initially, a hotel caught fire after LPG cylinder blast. Fire tenders were rushed to the spot. But by then the fire engulfed to the adjacent four houses. Four fire tenders took nearly two hours to douse the fire near the B Baruah House.


Hint of political turmoil in Nagaland

12 Aug 2017 - 11:50am | AT News Dimapur

A huge protest in Kohima against PB Acharya gives no less hint of yet another phase of turmoil in Nagaland.

Hundreds of youths representing Naga People's Front is on a four days sit in before the Raj Bhawan demanding immediate dismissal of Governor alleging his conspiracy to unseat Shürhozelie Liezietsu.

Talking to Assam Times, a NPF youth said,” we will keep waiting for the next 48 hours. If the things refuse to move we would go to any extent in protest against the appointment of TR Zeliang as chief minister which is illegal.”

“If the Governor has the right to choice the chief minister why we need to talk of the mandate? We wont remain calm till Acharya is withdrawn,” said another protestor.

They said Achraya has no right to continue as Governor after he resorted to unconstitutional means to make Zelaing as Chief Minister dismissing the senior NPF leader.

“Either quit or let us force him to quit is our simple message to the Governor. We are here till August 14,”said the NPF leaders.

Child scientists on ASTEC science trip

Child scientists with escort and guide in front of Science City, Kolkata on October 27
31 Oct 2014 - 12:47pm | Jayanta Kumar Das

Eight meritorious child scientists living in remote villages of six blocks of the district namely-Kalaigaon,Khoirabari,Bhrergaon,Udalguri, Rowta and Mazbat had experienced a unique science exposure trip to Kolkata city recently from October 26 to 30.The trip was sponsored by Assam Science Technology & Environment Council (ASTEC), Guwahati and was supported by Udalguri district administration. Eight child scientists namely-Swapna Baroi, Prastuti Parashar and Riya Hazarika (Kalaigaon block); Amrit Boro (Bhergaon block), Gokul Boro (Khoirabari block), Dhritiman Gayan (Udalguri block), Biky Pathak (Rowta block), Amlanjyoti Sarma (Mazbat block) had toured various science institutions and locations in Kolkata under the guidance of district ASC coordinator Jayanta Kumar Das and block ASC coordinator Dhritishree Hazarika. The child scientists visited Science City,botanical garden beside other important places. They had an interactive session with senior Tata official Debojit Saharia at Assam House,Kolkata on October 29. It also needs mention that Sadhana Hojai,Deputy Commissioner,Udalguri had taken special interest in the programme by personally sponsoring two additional child scientists to accompany the team.She also supported child scientists' accommodation in Assam House,Kolkata.