A 35-year-old man, Jogendra Yadav, died of a bullet wound which he had sustained at Birubari on Tuesday evening. Yadav had gone to the residence of his friend Pranay Rabha to show an illegal pistol he had purchased recently. When Yadav was showing his pistol, it misfired and the bullet hit him, Rabha told the police.
Police on Tuesday arrested an official of the state forest department, R.K. Sharma, from Six Mile in connection with a case registered against him under Negotiable Instruments Act. Sharma was later released on bail.
Prayer for PM
Members of Save Guwahati Build Guwahati on Tuesday prayed for the speedy recovery of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh who is recuperating at the AIIMS in New Delhi following a coronary artery bypass graft last week.
Gauhati University on Tuesday released a book, The Romance of a University, describing the background and struggle behind setting up of the university.
Chief minister Tarun Gogoi on Tuesday instructed Assam police to increase security for Guwahati MP Kirip Chaliha.
Gopal Patowary, a former Opposition BJP councillor from Ward 26, on Tuesday urged the GMC to clear the underground drainage in Lachit Nagar.
The Guwahati district committee of Asam Jatiyatabadi Yuba Chatra Parishad on Tuesday submitted a memorandum to city police to streamline the city bus service.
Fort Donor, an NGO, will organise an open prize money quiz at Rudra Singha sport complex near Dispur supermarket on Wednesday.
The Purbanchalia Loka Parishad on Tuesday organised a convention at Pensioners Bhawan at Chandmari.
Early Birds, an NGO, said on Tuesday that its team had vaccinated nearly 200 cattle and distributed medicines to the people at Bamunkhat during a two-day camp that ended on Monday.