Silchar MP and Mahila Congress chief Sushmita Dev also expressed concern over the shortage of infrastructure and feared that it would be very difficult to finish the task of hearing those excluded from the final National Register of Citizens (NRC) within the stipulated period of 120 days.
Some get scared by its call. Some liken seeing it to winning a lottery. For years, Assam’s elusive White Winged Wood Duck has been more heard than seen. Now, a survey to count the remaining members of its flock.
The Gauhati High Court has strongly indicted the functioning of the Foreigners’ Tribunals that will take a final call on exclusions from the NRC in Assam, while setting aside 57 orders of an FT in Morigaon district.
The Free Drugs Scheme for 651 tea garden hospitals in the state will entail provisioning of 142 essential drugs, 47 surgical items, 45 consumables/linens and 6 numbers of disinfectants free of cost to the hospitals.
Local BJP MLA Mihir Kanti Shome came up with a bizarre logic that these rare birds are “imported and not Indian”. He said, “These birds are raised artificially and meant for entertaining people, so I don’t see anything wrong in using them as a part of the decoration."
A weekly initiative, the Dibbi Adaan Pradaan in Assam’s Hailakandi district, is a tiffin box exchange programme aiming to promote not just better nutrition but a diversification of food palettes among rural children
“The case has been registered against Wipro for violating the Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act of 1970 because they had not obtained the required license,” said Labour Commissioner Narayan Konwar.