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4 arrested in Ichamati incident

BRIEFS: The total number of arrested people in the case so far is 12

The Telegraph   |   Guwahati   |   Published 25.03.20, 08:28 PM

Meghalaya police have arrested four more people in connection with the incident at Ichamati in East Khasi Hills where a Khasi Students’ Union activist succumbed to his injuries following an anti-Citizenship Amendment Act meeting. The total number of arrested people in the case so far is 12, incluing these four.


IPS officer Piyush Mordia relinquished the charge of inspector-general of Border Security Force, Guwahati Frontier, on Wednesday. Mordia handed over charge to DIG (PSO) Kuldeep Kumar Gulia of the same frontier who will perform duty of IG till the arrival of new incumbent.

Escape from fire

More than 60 houses were saved from a fire by armymen at Kaying in West Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh on Wednesday.

AAI funds

The Airport Authority of India, North East Region, has sanctioned Rs 50 lakh for Assam and Rs 10 lakh each for the rest of the states from RED-NER funds to purchase sanitisation materials and medical items for hospitals, paramedics.


Dhubri deputy commissioner Ananta Lal Gyani on Wednesday said there will be no crisis of essential commodities during the 21-day lockdown.

Mass ritual

The civil society groups in West Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh are trying to ward off Covid-19 infection at various locations by resorting to the traditional ritual of Ali-Ternam. The mass ritual at district headquarters Aalo, is being initiated by the Galo Welfare Society, on Wednesday night.


Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Pema Khandu on Wednesday announced a financial assistance of Rs 1,000 each to all BPL ration card holders of the state.

14 detained

Dhubri police detained 14 people for violating the lockdown, a senior official said on Wednesday.


NF Railway on Wednesday announced that all its 800 contracted and outsourced staff in on-board house keeping services in 60 trains will paid till the expiry of suspension of the lockdown.


The Sahityarathi Lakshminath Bezbaroa Smriti Rakshya Samity has cancelled its programme on the occasion of the 82nd death anniversary of Sahityarathi Lakshminath Bezbaroa on Thursday.


The Kamrup Chamber Of Commerce on Wednesday donated Rs 11 lakh to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund for tackling covid 19.


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