•  Certificate issued by Panchayat Secretaries not acceptable in NRC: Gauhati HC
Certificate issued by Panchayat Secretaries not acceptable in NRC: Gauhati HC.
1 Mar, 2017. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

The Gauhati High Court on Tuesday has ruled that the certificate issued by Panchayat Secretaries will no longer be considered as a valid link document for National Register of Citizens.   The b...

  • Six officials arrested in 2200 crore social welfare scam in Assam
Six officials arrested in 2200 crore social welfare scam in Assam.
28 Feb, 2017. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

The Vigilance and Anti-Corruption sleuths of Assam Police on Monday arrested six senior government officials for their involvement in 2200 crore scam in Assam social welfare department.   ......

  • 17 killed, 50 injured as truck overturns in West Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya
17 killed, 50 injured as truck overturns in West Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya.
27 Feb, 2017. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

At least 17 people were killed on Sunday when a truck rammed into a concrete barricade on National Highway 44.   All the 78 passengers were on their way to attend a Synod at Nonglang village un...

  • Himanta Biswa Sarma strongly criticized over Gunotsav programme
Himanta Biswa Sarma strongly criticized over Gunotsav programme.
26 Feb, 2017. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

Assam Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has been strongly criticized by several organizations for hurriedly holding ‘Gunotsav’ - an exercise to assess quality of education in school a......

  • Sonowal directs officials to utilize Central funds before March 31
Sonowal directs officials to utilize Central funds before March 31.
25 Feb, 2017. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has instructed the departments of state government to properly utilize the Central funds before March 31.   Sonowal held a meeting with senior state gove...

  • NASA discover 7 new Earth-sized exoplanets that may sustain life
NASA discover 7 new Earth-sized exoplanets that may sustain life.
24 Feb, 2017. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

 Astronomers have discovered for the first time seven new Earth-sized exoplanets that may be able to sustain life. Lead researcher Michael Gillon said, these exoplanets are orbiting a star 39 li......

  • Teachers' association slams SEBA for selecting 100% questions from guide book
Teachers' association slams SEBA for selecting 100% questions from guide book.
22 Feb, 2017. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

The Rangiya High School Teachers' Association has slammed the Secondary Education Board of Assam (SEBA) for ignoring the prescribed textbook in the High School Leaving Certificate (HSLC) examination q...

  • HSLC question paper leak: Himanta Biswa Sarma slammed by protesters
HSLC question paper leak: Himanta Biswa Sarma slammed by protesters.
21 Feb, 2017. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

Assam Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has been slammed by many students’ organizations for not being able to hold the High School Leaving Certificate Examination (HSLC) examinations error......