“In his death, Assam lost a very good parliamentarian, while I lost a very close friend,” Assam CM Tarun Gogoi said as he payed his tributes to Handique.
Reports said the mob dragged Purni Orang from her house by her hair and presented her before Anima Ronghangpi on the riverbank.
The cardiac surgeon had to face arrest after he had transplanted a pig’s heart on a 32-year old male patient’s body following which the patient survived for seven days in 1997.
Pawan Hans Ltd General Manager said the pilots did a commendable job by finding a suitable spot on a pucca road near Gohpur, where they managed to land safely.
Bordeuri Samaj, descendants of five priestly families, are back in charge of Assam’s famous Shakti peeth
Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) said in its flood report, that more than 65,000 persons were affected in Dhemaji, Bongaigaon and Sonitpur districts.
Birubala Rabha, a tribal woman known for her crusade against witch-craft and witch-hunting, was presented the 12th Upendra Nath Brahma Soldier of Humanity in Kokrajhar.
Nalbari SP said the contract worker with a factory in Guwahati had taken his step-daughter Dolly to a village where he killed the girl and left her body inside the toilet of a primary school.
The state government has not announced any inquiry so far.
The epicentre was located near Kokrajhar at a depth of 10 kilometres. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.
The Assam government had proposed Guwahati, Jorhat, Golaghat, Silchar, Tezpur and Tinsukia for inclusion in Modi’s smart city list.
All the four were members of the outlawed Karbi People’s Liberation Tigers (KPLT) and were lodged in the Diphu district jail since July last year.
Till Saturday, around 15,300 people were affected in 72 villages under five districts across the state.
State BJP president Siddhartha Bhattacharyya on the other hand said the party would definitely win a majority in the next assembly elections.
Sources claimed that only three persons, so far, have submitted written statements before the inquiry commission.