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Wednesday , January 30 , 2013
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Court ruling

Jan. 29: Gauhati High Court today asked police to submit within three days a status report on its investigation into the incident of a Class XII student of Miles Bronson Residential School at Borjhar sustaining serious injuries after falling from the roof of the three-storey hostel building in September 2011. The student, Neha Gupta, had claimed that she fell after someone pushed her from behind. Her father Nand Kishore Gupta moved the high court, alleging that police were deliberately delaying the investigation.


Police on Tuesday arrested Someswar Rahang, 35, for his involvement in the murder of Krishna Rahang of Tepesia on January 14. Someswar had allegedly carried out the murder in collusion with Krishna’s wife Jyoti Neog Rahang, with whom he had an affair, sources at Sonapur police station said.

Body found

The unidentified body of a middle-aged man was found in front of a petrol pump at Motghoria under Noonmati police station on Tuesday.

Man run over

Bhaben Rabha, 25, from Tamulpur in Baksa district was run over by a train near Narengi railway station around 3pm on Tuesday.


GN Creation, a production house, will screen a documentary, The Queen of Melody, on singer Dipali Borthakur at her house in Beltola at 5.45pm on Wednesday to commemorate her 72nd birth anniversary.

Book release

Chief minister Tarun Gogoi released a book on former Assam chief minister Bimala Prasad Chaliha on Tuesday at a programme organised by the cultural affairs department. of the state government. he book was published by the Bimala Prasad Chaliha Birth Centenary Celebration Committee and the programme was organised by the cultural affairs department of the state government.