Tripura board exams started on Monday
The Tripura Board of Secondary Education (TBSE)-conducted Higher Secondary examination started on Monday. TBSE president Bhabatosh Saha said, “The exams are being conducted across 86 venues in 60 centers. Madhyamik examinations will be held at 77 centers in 158 venues from tomorrow.” Among the 27,142 candidates, 13,908 are boys while 13,234 are girls. The HS exam will continue till March 31 while the new syllabus Madhyamik till March 21. The matriculation examinations are on for candidates of old syllabus exam. It will end on March 27.
Assam governor Jagdish Mukhi administered the oath of office to the chairman and two newly inducted members of the Assam Public Service Commission at a programme at Durbar Hall in Raj Bhavan here on Monday. The new chairman, Pallab Bhattacharyya and two new members, Sanjib Kumar Gohain Boruah and Niranjan Kalita, were given the oath of office to the new functionaries.
Police arrests 6 dacoits
Pengeri police arrested six suspected dacoits from Buri Dihing reserve forest on Monday, with two daos, two bikes, one 9mm pistol and three bullets.
Numaligarh Refinery Ltd on Monday handed over a cheque for Rs 136 crore to the Assam government as interim dividends for nine months.
Lecture on poetry
The English Study and Literary Forum of Kakojan College organised a lecture on Indian English Poetry from the Northeast here on Monday.
The Assam State Commission for Protection of Child Rights will celebrate State Child Protection Day on Wednesday, and its 10th Foundation Day at Assam Agriculture University here.
Garos residing in Assam will get a Garo Autonomous Council soon, said Arbithson G. Momin, the president of the Garo Autonomous Council Joint Movement Committee here on Monday.
Police on Monday arrested Md Karim Khan aka Kalu, a man allegedly pretending to a member of the NSCN and responsible to have carried out several extortions in the Tirap district of Arunachal Pradesh.
Five-day Sri Rammohatsav Gyan Yagna ended at Kekragul tea garden of Karimganj district in south Assam.
Body of a man was recovered from a pond along the Tinsukia Bypass road on Monday. A driving licence was found near the body, identified as Bimal Kunwar of Nazira in Sivasagar district.
The 5th biennial conference of Dhubri disunit of the Assam Union of Working Journalists was held here on Monday.
Dharitree, a digital land records management system, was launched in Chirang on Monday.
The All Adivasi Students’ Association of Assam, Demow unit, submitted a memorandum with the circle officer on Monday demanding an action against a fuel depot at Bamunbari after several vehicles malfunctioned after refilling in it on February 23.