Saturday , September 6 , 2008
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2 held for assault
Police arrested Assam civil service officer Monoj Jyoti Kutum and advocate Ranjan Gogoi from Kailashnagar in Hatigaon on Friday for assaulting insurance surveyor Kishore Kumar Sarma at gunpoint on Thursday. They seized Kutum’s licensed pistol and registered a case against the duo at Hatigaon police station.
The Kamrup (metro) administration has prohibited plying of boats and vessels, manual or mechanised, on the Brahmaputra as the river has crossed the danger mark.
City police arrested two robbers, Motikur Rahman and Nahar Ali alias Nazrul, from Basistha on Friday. Two knives and other sharp weapons were found on them.
Dispur police picked up seven school students, including two girls, from a park in Ganeshguri in an inebriated condition on Friday. They were later handed over to their parents.
The Gauhati University Teachers’ Association has demanded Governor Shiv Charan Mathur’s intervention in early completion of a CBI probe into the multi-crore scam that rocked the university.
The Juripar Unnayan Samiti recently discussed the civic problems, like waterlogging, in the area and formed a committee with Uma Kanta Sarma, a professor, as its president.
Abhijatri, a women’s NGO, celebrated its 10th foundation day at Pandit Tirthanath Sarma Sabhaghar in Chandmari on Friday. The participants discussed several issues, including a pollution-free city.
The Heaven, an NGO, will organise awareness campaigns on preventing road accidents at Cotton College, B. Borooah College, Dispur College, S.B. Deorah College, Pragjyotishpur College and Arya Vidyapeeth College this month.
The Cotton Collegiate Government Higher Secondary School Alumni Association will meet on the school premises on Sunday.
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