The ruling BJP is aiming to construct offices in every mandal across Assam to strengthen its organisational base, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Thursday.
Pradhan further said that the Centre is striving to ensure parity in educational opportunities across the country, and to that end, a roadmap for creating 'Special Education Zones' is being prepared.
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The Assam government took the decision to destroy 2479 rhino horns out of 2623 lying in state treasuries in a cabinet meeting on September 16. Of the total, 94 horns will be preserved for academic purposes while 50 would be kept aside for ongoing court cases.
Himanta Biswa Sarma had invited Barua to hold talks with the government and give peace a chance soon after becoming chief minister in May.
Sonowal had won the last assembly election from Majuli. He was subsequently inducted in the union cabinet in July necessitating his election from the Rajya Sabha.
According to divisional forest officer, Cachar, Tejas Mariswamy , Mizos have set up several camps in the land they have encroached.
In another incident, three members of an armed kidnapping gang accused in several cases were nabbed in Goalpara district on Tuesday night and one 9 mm pistol, three cartridges and addictive pills were seized from their possession
A case has been registered in this connection at the Basistha police station and further investigations were on to determine the linkages
The CM Himanta Bisma Sarma appealed the militant chief to come forward for dialogue on Independence Day.
The earlier ceasefire was to be expired today
Several trucks had been stuck at the Assam-Mizoram border since July 26 due to a blockade following a border dispute flare-up that left six Assam police officers dead.
Miscreants vandalised several vehicles, which had started moving towards Mizoram, at Lailapur in Assam's Cachar district forcing them to turn back.
Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma deputed two ministers to talk to the assorted organisations who are not allowing trucks and vehicles to move to the hill state after Mizoram health minister in a video message said it was very difficult to manage patients who were in dire need of oxygen given the limited supply due to the blockade.
Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and his Meghalaya counterpart Conrad Sangma held discussions in Guwahati and decided to set up committees headed by cabinet ministers to try and find solutions to the border disputes.
Two panels will be headed by cabinet ministers of each state.
The border dispute between the two states, had taken an ugly turn on July 26 this year, resulting into the death of six Assam policemen and one civilian.
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Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) workers clear a water logged road after heavy rainfall due to Cyclone Jawad, in Kolkata.PTI Photo
A health worker checks details for COVID-19 tests of the passengers arriving from Rishikesh at the Bikaner railway station.PTI Photo
Shops at a Muslim-dominated area of Dalmandi remain closed on the anniversary of the Babri Masjid demolition, in Varanasi.PTI Photo
Resident doctors of Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital raise slogans during a protest in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Ravi Choudhary
An elderly beneficiary reacts as she receives a Covid-19 vaccine dose amid fear of spreading of a new variant of the virus (Omicron), at a government hospital in Jalandhar.PTI Photo
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Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.
As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.