Assam: 4 child workers rescued in Dibrugarh

Assam: 4 child workers rescued in Dibrugarh

GUWAHATI, April 24, 2018: A joint team of the Dibrugarh district administration, labor department, police and Child-line NGO from different locations of Dibrugarh rescued a total of four child laborers on Sunday evening. As per to police, based on specific information, the rescue team, led by assistant commissioner Rashmi Pratap, raided a house in the Udaipur area […]

Assam: Seeking permanent jobs, SPOs block Brahmaputra bridge, threaten suicide

Assam: Seeking permanent jobs, SPOs block Brahmaputra bridge, threaten suicide

The Hindustan Times | April 23, 2018 Some 300 special police officers (SPOs) on Monday blocked an arterial bridge across river Brahmaputra demanding regularisation of their jobs. They threatened to commit mass suicide by jumping into the river before the police dragged them away to restore order. About 650 SPOs have been jobless since the Assam […]

Centre asks Northeast states to expedite digitization of PDS to check fraud

Centre asks Northeast states to expedite digitization of PDS to check fraud

IANS | Agartala, April 23, 2018: The Union government has asked the northeastern states to expedite the computerization of the Public Distribution System (PDS) to ensure greater efficiency and transparency, and to check large-scale fraud. “After the digitization of ration cards and computerization of PDS, transparency and performance of the government-sponsored food supply system will […]

Assam: Youth held for blackmailing teenage girl with morphed photographs

Assam: Youth held for blackmailing teenage girl with morphed photographs

GUWAHATI, April 23, 2018: Police arrested a youth from Upper Assam’s Tinsukia town on charges of blackmailing a teenage girl. The youth has been identified as Aditya Singh, 22, from his residence at GNB Road. It is alleged that Singh befriended the victim on Facebook and started blackmailing her with her morphed photographs. Talking to the media, superintendent […]

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