A group of NGOs on Sunday demanded zero tolerance in crimes against children, particularly sexual abuse, while supporting the Centre's ordinance for death penalty for those convicted in the rape of child below 12 years.
As many as 18 rare slender-billed vultures were found dead at Jamuguri Gaon in the Demow area of Sivasagar district on Sunday. According to a forest official, they died after eating a poison-laced carcass of a calf.
Two soldiers, lance naik Parsuram K. and sipahi B. Amarnath, died after the truck they were travelling in fell into the Kundil river near Kabang village in Arunachal Pradesh's Lower Dibang Valley district on Sunday morning.
Waterlogging in some parts of Guwahati has prompted the Guwahati Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA) to remove the decorative lights it had installed for the city's beautification as part of the Global Investors' Summit held here on February 3 and 4. The move aims to prevent deaths caused by electric shock.
Assamese music video Goru Bihu Song, directed by music producer Axl Hazarika, has been selected for screening at the 47th Sehsüchte, one of the largest international film festivals in Europe, in the Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF housed at Babelsberg Film Studio, Germany.
Officials of Assam and Mizoram and representatives of Mizo Zirlai Pawl met on Saturday under the leadership of joint secretary (Northeast), home, Satyendra Garg, to discuss about resuming the joint survey to identify illegal structures along the inter-state boundary.