Assam: Forest Beat officer, four others held on charges of poaching

Assam: Forest Beat officer, four others held on charges of poaching

GUWAHATI: In a major crackdown against poachers, a team of STF arrested a Forest Beat officer for his alleged involvement in rhino killing incidents. The tainted official has been identified as Prasenjit Kiling. Two hand-made rifles have been seized from his possession. Prasenjit Kiling was serving as the Beat officer in Kuthori Beat Office. Meanwhile, STF […]

Tripura: Over 1000 village panchayats to start water quality test

Tripura: Over 1000 village panchayats to start water quality test

AGARTALA: Over 1000 village panchayats and village committees would be provided water testing kit by the government to check water-borne diseases. As primary step of the decision, facilitators from total 1,118 village panchayats and village committees would be imparted training after which they would be provided with the testing kits. The facilitators would be selected […]

Tension prevails in North East India with frequent earthquakes; Major quake on the way?

Tension prevails in North East India with frequent earthquakes; Major quake on the way?

SHILLONG: Tuesday morning felt a slight tremble as a moderate earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale was felt all over the northeastern states of India. The tremor was felt around 7:42 am with the epicenter said to be in Assam’s Karimganj district bordering the nation of Bangladesh. It should come as no surprise that […]

Assam: Pro Boxing “Fights Nights” to be held in Guwahati

Assam: Pro Boxing “Fights Nights” to be held in Guwahati

GUWAHATI: The Indian Boxing Council (IBC) will be introducing “Fight Nights” from January the coming year. With boxing growing in popularity, the professional boxing governing body which is licensed by the World Boxing Organization has decided to conduct 4 fights in Guwahati. The athletes who will take part in the mega scale event will be […]

Assam: 4 dies in horrific road mishap

Assam: 4 dies in horrific road mishap

GUWAHATI: Children’s Day turned horror to four school children who lost their lives in a road mishap, presumably one of the worst recorded this year. Four school students died in a road accident at Chaboti here on the Children’s Day today. The accident took place on the under-construction NH-15 bypass when the Scorpio SUV (AS01AN1502) in […]