Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Woman commits suicide at quarantine centre in Assam

Silchar (Assam)/Agartala |Tuesday, 2020 6:45:05 AM IST
A 32-year-old woman, who was in institutional quarantine in Southern Assam's Hailakandi district along with her family on return from Bengaluru, reportedly committed suicide by hanging herself, police said on Monday.... read..

1,001 new COVID-19 cases reported in Assam including 513 in Guwahati

Guwahati (Assam) | July 14, 2020 3:11:53 AM IST
Assam on Monday reported 1,001 new COVID-19 cases out of which 513 were from capital Guwahati alone, Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said.... read..

Assam flood situation worsens; 50 dead, 24 lakh hit

Guwahati |Tuesday, 2020 4:45:05 AM IST
With six more deaths in Assam on Monday, the death toll in the ongoing floods has risen to 50 while the situation was deteriorating in 27 of the state's 33 districts affecting around 24 lakh people, officials said.... read..

Assam: Top ULFA (I) cadre apprehended in Tinsukia

Tinsukia (Assam) | July 14, 2020 9:41:51 AM IST
Troops of Assam Rifles in a joint operation with Assam Police apprehended a top-ranking United Liberation Front of Asom-Independent, ULFA (I) Cadre from Lalpahar, Tinsukia, Assam on July 12, informed Eastern Command, Indian Army on Tuesday.... read..

Nagaland: Assam Rifles apprehend three persons, recovers illegal arms

Dimapur (Nagaland) | July 14, 2020 9:41:58 AM IST
Troops of Assam Rifles in a joint operation along with the Nagaland Police apprehended three persons and recovered illegal arms, ammunition and contraband liquor in Dimapur on Monday.... read..

Assam flood situation worsens; 13 lakh affected, toll at 44

Guwahati |Monday, 2020 4:15:05 AM IST
The flood situation in Assam worsened further on Sunday with two more persons losing their lives in the deluge in Nagaon district, taking the death toll to 44 in the state, while the situation deteriorated across 24 of the 33 districts, Assam State Disast... read..

NDRF carry out rescue operation in Assam's flood-affected areas

Guwahati (Assam) | July 13, 2020 5:41:52 AM IST
National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) teams have carried out rescue operations in flood-affected areas of Barpeta District.... read..

Assam Rifles nabs top ULFA(I) cadre

Tinsukia (Assam) | July 13, 2020 11:11:58 PM IST
The Assam Rifles in a joint operation with Assam Police, apprehended an active cadre of ULFA(I) from Tinsukia district on Sunday, an official said on Monday.... read..

Artisans in Assam's Guwahati say orders for Durga Puja idols cancelled due to pandemic

Guwahati (Assam) | July 12, 2020 5:41:54 AM IST
Several idol makers in Guwahati say they are staring at huge losses amid the COVID-19 crisis as they have not yet received any orders ahead of Durga Puja festival.... read..

Assam reports 535 new COVID-19 cases, 410 from Guwahati alone

Guwahati (Assam) | July 12, 2020 4:11:49 AM IST
Assam on Saturday reported 535 new COVID-19 cases out of which 410 were from capital Guwahati alone, Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said.... read..

936 new COVID-19 cases in Assam

Guwahati (Assam) | July 11, 2020 9:41:54 AM IST
A total of 936 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Assam on Friday, said state health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.... read..

55-year-old succumbs to COVID-19, death toll reaches 36 in Assam

Guwahati (Assam) | July 11, 2020 5:41:55 PM IST
Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma condoled the death of a 55-year-old COVID-19 patient in Guwahati on Saturday.... read..

Covid death toll rises to 35 in Assam, positive cases 14,600

Guwahati/Agartala |Saturday, 2020 4:45:05 AM IST
Assam on Friday reported eight more Covid-19 deaths, taking the state's death toll to 35, while the total number of positive cases stood at 14,600, Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said.... read..

SC notice to Centre, Assam on plea opposing delimitation

|Saturday, 2020 5:15:05 AM IST
The Supreme Court on Friday sought a response from Centre and Assam government on a plea by the state's AIUDF party, seeking to defer the delimitation of Assembly and Parliamentary constituencies in the state.... read..

Assam: Heavy rains cause flooding in Dibrugarh villages

Dibrugarh (Assam) | July 11, 2020 3:12:06 PM IST
Villages in Mohna Ghat area of Assam's Dibrugarh were flooded on Friday after water levels of the Brahmaputra River rose past the prescribed danger mark.... read..

Indian Army helps OIL at Assam's Baghjan site, had built composite bridge earlier

Dibrugarh (Assam) | July 11, 2020 3:41:51 PM IST
Indian Army on Friday helped in placing some of the material on the plinth for strengthening the same for ease of vehicular movement at Assam's Baghjan oilfield area, as per Oil India Limited (OIL).... read..

Assam: Probe against police personnel found partying during COVID-19 lockdown

Guwahati (Assam) | July 10, 2020 10:41:49 AM IST
An inquiry will be conducted against some police personnel who were found partying on a boat in Brahmaputra River in Assam on Thursday amid the ongoing COVID-19-induced lockdown, said state Chief Secretary Kumar Sanjay Krishna on Thursday.... read..

568 new COVID-19 cases recorded in Assam

Guwahati (Assam) | July 10, 2020 7:41:49 AM IST
A total of 568 new COVID-19 patients were recorded in Assam on Thursday with 355 patients from Guwahati city, according to State Health Minnister Himanta Biswa Sarma.... read..

Cong MP, AIUDF MLA booked for violating lockdown norms during funeral in Assam's Nagaon

Nagaon (Assam) | July 9, 2020 9:41:50 AM IST
Congress MP Pradyut Bordoloi and All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) MLA Aminul Islam were booked for violating lockdown norms during a funeral on Monday.... read..

Assam floods claims 40 lives, affect two lakh people

Guwahati |Thursday, 2020 4:45:05 AM IST
With one more death in Assam's Barpeta district on Wednesday, the death toll in the ongoing current wave of floods has increased to 40, Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) officials said.... read..

Assam CM reviews measures undertaken for reducing coronavirus spread in Kamrup

Guwahati (Assam) | July 9, 2020 6:41:50 AM IST
Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday reviewed COVID-19 induced lockdown scenario in Kamrup Metro district.... read..

Papon on recreating his Assamese hit 'Paar hobo aei xomoy'

Mumbai |Wednesday, 2020 2:15:05 AM IST
Singer Papon says he likes the recreated version of his Assamese song, "Paar hobo aei xomoy".... read..

Assam Rifles, Manipur Police recover cache of arms and ammunition near Langthabal

Imphal West (Manipur) | July 8, 2020 11:42:01 PM IST
A joint team of Assam Rifles and the police recovered a cache of arms and ammunition near Langthabal in Imphal West district on Tuesday, informed Inspector General of Assam Rifles (South).... read..

814 new COVID-19 cases reported in Assam

Guwahati (Assam) | July 8, 2020 7:11:47 AM IST
A total of 814 new COVID-19 cases were detected on Tuesday in Assam taking the total number of cases in the state to 13336, according to Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.... read..

With Covid cases mounting, Assam attains recovery rate of 67.16%

Guwahati |Tuesday, 2020 5:15:05 AM IST
With sharp increase of Covid-19 positive cases, Assam has achieved a good recovery rate of 67.16 per cent on Monday night, Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said.... read..

COVID-19: Total lockdown in Assam's Jorhat from July 9-15

Jorhat (Assam) | July 7, 2020 6:41:51 AM IST
In order to contain the spread of COVID-19, 'total lockdown' to be imposed in areas under the Jorhat Municipal Board from 7 pm of July 9 to July 15.... read..
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