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Around 300 workers of the GMC staged a demonstration for more than two hours in front of the commissioners office demanding employment for the families of the staff who had died while in service. Commissioner Rajesh Prasad told the workers that he would look into their demand.
A 55-year-old housewife, Kalpana Rai, who sustained burn injuries while cooking at her Fatasil Ambari residence on Sunday evening, passed away at the Gauhati Medical College and Hospital on Monday afternoon. Police have registered an unnatural death case at Bharalumukh police station.
The Guwahati Management Association will organise the Best Young Managers Competition of Northeast 2008 in July. The idea behind the event is to encourage the managers to take their potentials and capabilities to greater heights.
The 9th death anniversary of parliamentarian and social worker Paragdhar Chaliha was observed at Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra on Sunday. Eminent artistes and social workers recalled the contributions of Chaliha.
Scientist and former vice-chancellor of Dibrugarh University Kulendu Pathak will attend a function at the Guwahati Press Club on Thursday as the guest of the month. He will interact with journalists during the function.
Retired IAS officer M.P. Bezbaruah delivered the 4th annual lecture of Yuva Vikas Kendra on World Development and Assam at Vivekananda Kendra, Uzan Bazar, on Sunday.
The department of electronic science of Gauhati University will introduce a four-year M-Tech course from the next academic session. The course is likely to start with 30 students.
The Krishna Nagar Unnanyan Samiti recently organised a function to felicitate students from the area who secured distinction and star marks in the Higher Secondary and High School Leaving Certificate Examinations 2008.
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