Manas National Park field director HK Sarma said the arrested persons have confessed to have gunned down the tiger sometime in April inside the Panbari range and were looking for a customer to dispose it off when they were caught.
Assam flood: CM Sarbananda Sonowal said, “Ready to extend as much possible assistance to those affected. Will do assessment and submit a report.”
MOITRI has envisaged changing the police stations with facilities such as reception and waiting lounge, video-conference system, separate women and children cell, separate entry for them, toilets, adequate drinking water facility and boundary wall.
Official reports on Sunday here said one person had died in Nilambazar in Karimganj district in southern Assam, while at least 18,000 people have been shifted to temporary relief camps in different districts.
According to him, Ali subsequently took the body to Margherita’s Hindu cremation ground but faced opposition there as well, since Das had married a Muslim.
The state of Assam has been ravaged by floods with the Brahmaputra flowing above the danger mark. The State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA) has put the number of people affected by floods at 3.55 lakh across 13 districts.
Sonowal, who also underlined the urgent need to improve market access and remove barriers to trade, including port restrictions on products, to ensure smooth movement of goods across the borders, also expressed hope that inland water transport through Bangladesh would improve soon.
Goalpara SP Amitava Sinha said first about 150 people led by a lawyer called Nazrul Islam had blocked the highway near the southern approach of the Naranayan Setu on the Brahmaputra near Goalpara town on Friday morning.
While AKRSU supporters blocked roads and forced shops and establishments to shut down, hundreds of trucks carrying essential commodities and other goods to Assam and Northeastern region were stranded at Assam-West Bengal inter-state gate at Srirampur.
According to an Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) report the flood-hit districts are Lakhimpur, Jorhat, Karimganj, Karbi Anglong, Hojai, Golaghat, Sivasagar and Sonitpur overrunning 150 villages in nine revenue circles.
A report submitted by the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) stated that more than 82,500 people were affected by floods in Lakhimpur, Darrang, Udalguri and Karimganj districts.
Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal called an emergency meeting of concerned officials to identify corrective measures to tackle the growing urban flood menace in Guwahati.
Rai was asked to join the Counter Insurgency and Anti Terrorism (CIAT) School of the CRPF at Chittoor in Andhra Pradesh.
Sonowal also promised his government’s support to those youth who wanted to become agricultural entrepreneurs by engaging in dairy farming.
The police have also summoned 25 officers of the Assam Civil Service, Assam Police Service and other services who had got jobs through the APSC in 2015, allegedly with unfair means including bribery.