NF Railway will run a special train between Guwahati and New Bongaigaon twice a week (Tuesdays and Wednesdays) starting from Tuesday.
A railway official on Monday said the decision to introduce the train was taken to ease the rush of passengers.
The Guwahati Municipal Corporation on Monday decided to set up a committee to look into the issue of contributory provident fund (CPF) for its employees.
The Lachit Nagar Unnyan Samiti on Monday complained that garbage lifting work started in the area by the Guwahati Waste Management Private Company Ltd in December has become irregular.
The 113th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose will be celebrated at the Assam State Textbook Printing and Production Corporation’s ground at Panbazar on Friday.
The Kamrup (metro) district administration will conduct a drive against illegal sale of kerosene, an official said on Monday.
The Purbanchalia Loka Parishad will organise a convention on the problem of unemployment in Assam at the Pensioners’ Bhawan at Chandmari on January 27, the parishad said on Monday.
Police arrested Trailakya Kalita on Monday in connection with the death of his wife, Pratima, under “mysterious” circumstances on Sunday night. Kalita was arrested on the basis of a complaint lodged by Pratima’s family. The couple lived at Ujani Nagar in Bhagadattapur.
A 30-year-old rickshaw puller, Anwar Ali, who was injured during the January 1 bomb blast at Bhootnath, died at GMCH on Monday.
City police picked up the president of Dimasa Students’ Union, Kebaron Naiding, and its assistant finance secretary, Janata Kemprai, from a private lodge at Dispur on Sunday night on suspicion of their having links with militants.