Around 100 delegates and faculties will participate in the three-day 1st national hands-on training course and fellowship of the Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endosurgeons in advanced gastrointestinal endoscopy here from Friday.
The Tripura Assembly on Thursday unanimously passed a proposal to recommend Swapan Debbarma, 45, for the President's Medal of Bravery, for preventing an Agartala-bound train from derailing at Dhancherra in Dhalai district, 83km from here, on June 15.
The land transfer hurdle to the setting up of Arunachal Pradesh's first Sainik school at Niglok in East Siang district was cleared on Thursday after the industry department agreed to transfer the 100-acre plot to the education department soon.
Assam joined the rest of the country in celebrating the fourth International Day of Yoga on Friday with chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal appealing to the people to remove and defeat all forces guided by superstition.
The Sadou Asom Madhyahna Bhojan Karmachari Union, an organisation of midday meal workers in the state's primary schools, on Thursday voiced concern over primary teachers' demand that they be excluded from management of midday meal cooked in schools.
Six "senior" Ulfa (Independent) cadres surrendered with weapons in Upper Assam's Tinsukia district on Wednesday, amid an operation to rescue a tea garden worker recently abducted by the outfit from the district.
Visitors may face a tough time during the five-day Ambubachi mela, which gets under way here on Friday, because the administration has made arrangements for a footfall of one lakh against an expected turnout of more than 25 lakh.