District Briefs

NHPC invitation Arrested Woman dies Workshop Flood alert

By The Telegraph Online
  • Published 27.08.12

NHPC invitation

Guwahati, Aug. 26: The NHPC has invited AASU and 26 other organisations for discussions to break the stalemate on execution of the Lower Subansiri hydel-power project at Gerukamukh in Dhemaji district, a press communiqué issued by AASU on Sunday stated.


Nagaon: Nagaon police arrested Rajib Banik on Sunday from the Majarati area under Sadar police station. He was allegedly involved in a series of unlawful activities in the state for a long time.

Woman dies

Barpeta: A 23-year-old pregnant woman, Hanifa Khatun, died on the spot on Sunday after a truck hit her at Jania Charali Chowk under Barpeta police station.


Barpeta: A two-day workshop on short story writing, organised by Barpeta Sahitya Sabha, ended on Sunday.

Flood alert

Guwahati (PTI): The water level of the Brahmaputra and its tributaries maintained a rising trend on Sunday with five districts of Assam reeling under the third wave of floods.