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Truck crushes 1
A 60-year-old sadhu was crushed under the wheels of a Guwahati Municipal Corporation truck at Bhootnath on Monday morning. Police said the truck was impounded and its driver, Ramakanta Das, arrested. An unnatural death case was registered with Bharalumukh police station.
Gauhati University declared the results of the three-year degree course Part II examination 2008 in science, arts and commerce streams on Monday. The pass percentage in science was 66.36, 51.41 in arts and 74.64 in commerce.
Police recovered a stolen motorcycle and arrested a thief, identified as Dildar Hussain, from Dispur on Monday. The motorcycle was stolen from Basistha on Sunday night. In another incident, Bharalumukh police apprehended a suspected car thief, Pranab Baishya.
Moinuddin Ali, 30, was feared to have drowned after he fell into the Bharalu at Bishnupur following an epileptic fit on Monday. Efforts were on by residents and police to trace him.
An eight-member team of Opposition councillors left for New Delhi on Sunday to apprise Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi about their dissatisfaction over the dissolution of the GMC council.
The Cotton College Union Society has demanded that the Guwahati development department withdraw the decision to close Station Road for development and beautification of Nehru Park and Judges Field.
Way Foundation, an NGO working for the integral development of youths, recently organised a plantation programme in Maina Khaong MV School, Gorchuk. The programme was followed by an art competition.
A yoga training course was organised at Noonmati Kalyan Kendra of Guwahati Refinery recently under the aegis of Kanyakumari Vivekananda Kendra, Guwahati.
The All Guwahati Students’ Union will observe Tuesday as the Students’ Unity Day by organising several events. A discussion will be held on the power of students to change society.
Aaranyak, a biodiversity conservation society, will develop a set of awareness and educational resources on climate change.
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