• Hiren Chandra Nath takes charge as Guwahati police commissioner
Hiren Chandra Nath takes charge as Guwahati police commissioner.
26 Aug, 2016. \\ Assam Trending.

Hiren Chandra Nath, a 1996 batch IPS officer, on Friday took charge as the new Guwahati police commissioner. Former Guwahati police commissioner Mukesh Agrawal has been transferred as ADG (law and ...

  • Powerful IED recovered in Boko, one arrested
Powerful IED recovered in Boko, one arrested.
26 Aug, 2016. \\ Assam Trending.

One powerful Improvised Explosive Device (IED) was recovered by security forces from Boko in South Kamrup district of Assam on Friday. A joint team of Police and Army recovered the IED from one Ami......

  • Bombay HC allows women entry into inner sanctum of Haji Ali Dargah
Bombay HC allows women entry into inner sanctum of Haji Ali Dargah.
26 Aug, 2016. \\ National.

The Bombay High Court on Friday lifted the ban imposed on women from entering the sanctum sanctorum of Haji Ali dargah in Mumbai, saying it contravenes the fundamental rights of a person. It further ...

  • PM Modi inaugurates NITI Aayog's maiden annual lecture on Transforming India
PM Modi inaugurates NITI Aayog's maiden annual lecture on Transforming India.
26 Aug, 2016. \\ National.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the first Transforming India series lecture organised by NITI Aayog in New Delhi today. Inaugurating the series lecture Modi said that transformation of India......

  • Cement companies refuse to roll back prices in Assam
Cement companies refuse to roll back prices in Assam.
26 Aug, 2016. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

Cement companies in Assam have refused to roll back prices even after Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal’s instructions, sources said.   The cement companies had decided to cut prices by R...

  • Assam government to appoint over 2,600 medical staff
Assam government to appoint over 2,600 medical staff.
26 Aug, 2016. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

The Assam government will appoint over 2,600 medical staff within this financial year. A press release, quoting the State Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, said the posts will be filled up through ......

  • Adishree Dutta’s kidnappers planned to demand Rs 1 crore as ransom
Adishree Dutta’s kidnappers planned to demand Rs 1 crore as ransom.
26 Aug, 2016. \\ Assam Trending.

The kidnappers of 7-year-old Adishree Dutta were planning to demand Rs 1 crore as ransom for her safe release, police said on Friday.   They were even planning to hand her over to militants, so...

  • Kidnapped 7-year-old girl Adishree Dutta rescued by Police from Barpeta, 7 arrested
Kidnapped 7-year-old girl Adishree Dutta rescued by Police from Barpeta, 7 arrested.
26 Aug, 2016. \\ Assam Trending.

Adishree Dutta, 7-year-old daughter of Dr Diganta Dutta and Minakshi Dutta, who was kidnapped by her maid with help of other persons, was rescued by Assam Police from Sarthebari in Barpeta district ea......