Silchar, June 11: The PWD today announced that it would complete repair of the 42-year-old road bridge over the Barak at Kathigorah within the next three days. The bridge developed cracks on Saturday.
Guwahati: Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi on Monday announced that the government would give Rs 1 lakh to students in the state who would be selected for admission in the IIM.
Jorhat: A former Ulfa cadre, Manoj Phukan, was arrested from Hahnsora Chetia Gaon in Teok on Monday.
Jorhat: The Baligaon unit of AASU on Monday locked the ASEB office to protest against poor service of the ASEB personnel posted there, low voltage in the area and prolonged loadshedding.
Guwahati: Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi on Monday instructed the education department to take necessary steps to give pension to teachers and employees of Gauhati University and Dibrugarh University.
Dhubri: A criminal, Badruddin Ali of Jaruar Char of Dhubri district surrendered before Dhubri superintendent of police Pradip Chandra Saloi on Monday. Aliís name figured during the investigation of Jhumarmal Jainís killing as being the mastermind of the operation.
Kokrajhar: Absu will observe the 25th Bodoland Martyrsí Day at Mwiderkhoro field in Kokrajhar on Tuesday.
Dhubri: Abdul Rahim, of Motilalpara village in Goalpara district died while three of his family members sustained injuries when lightning struck them on Sunday night.
Guwahati: Assam government has accorded cabinet ministerís status to MLA Pramila Rani Brahma.