Mid-day News Nuggets
To support and promote locally available products, only hand-woven gamosa, and traditional food items will be used during government programmes, the State Cabinet headed by Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma made this decision on Wednesday.
Dibrugarh police on Thursday morning shot at notorious cattle smuggler Mohammad Akhtar Raja Khan alias Tiklu Khan while he tried to flee from police custody.
The President of India, as advised by the Prime Minister, has directed the allocation of portfolios among the new members of the Council of Ministers, including five representatives from the Northeast who have taken oath as ministers on Wednesday evening.
The Assam Cabinet has approved the cow protection bill to be placed before the state Assembly session.