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01. Cache Of Arms Recovered At Indo-Bhutan Border

A cache of arms and ammunition was recovered at the Indo-Bhutan border in Bogamati of Baksa district on Saturday, officials said.

02. GMCH Superintendent Tests COVID+

Gauhati Medical College and Hospital Superintendent and Associate Professor of Surgery, Dr. Abhijit Sharma tested positive for coronavirus on Saturday evening.

03. AIIMS To Conduct Human Trials Of Covaxin

The All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) Ethics Committee approved for a human clinical trial of the COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin following which the hospital will start testing on healthy volunteers from Monday onwards.

04. Lucknow-Agra Expressway Accident: 6 Killed, 20 Injured

In a tragic turn of events, six people were killed and at least 20 were severely wounded on Sunday when a private bus traveling on the Lucknow-Agra Expressway after colliding into another vehicle in Kannauj district of Uttar Pradesh.

05. PM Modi Speaks To Assam CM On Flood, COVID-19

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday spoke to Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal about the ongoing flood and coronavirus situation in the state.

06. Diphu Jail Inmate Tests COVID-19 +

An inmate of Diphu jail on Sunday is infected with corona virus. The COVID-19 positive inmate has been identified as Mon Guite. He was kept separately in another cell of the jail.

07. Meghalaya Reports 2 More COVID-19 Deaths

Two persons succumbed to the coronavirus infection on Sunday at Shillong in Meghalaya, pushing the death tally to four in the region.

08. 3 Killed In Karimganj

In a shocking incident, three people were brutally murdered on Saturday night at Patharkandi of Karimganj district.The three deceased were killed at the Buborighat Tea Estate. The deceased were suspected to be illegal migrants from Bangladesh.

09. COVID-19 Sivasagar: 18 New Cases Detected

New cases of coronavirus infection have been detected at Amguri in Sivasagar on Sunday. In the last 24 hours, 18 have tested positive for the deadly disease. A nurse has tested positive for COVID-19.

10. Over 54 Lakh People Affected In Assam Floods

54,31,999 people since May 22 this year have been affected in Assam due to severe flooding, informed the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) on Sunday.

11. Sonari MLA Nabanita Handique Tests COVID+

Sonari MLA Nabanita Handique has tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday.It is to be noted that just a couple of days ago, her son Karanjyoti Handique was found to be carrying the contagion. His matter came to light after the MLA’s driver and a close aide tested positive for the contagion.

12. Assam Congress To Protest Price Rise And Demand Akhil’s Release

Members of Congress, spearheaded by Leader of Opposition in the Assam Legislative Assembly Debabrata Saikia will stage a protest on July 20 within the premises of Dispur Ganesh Mandir from 10 am to 1 pm.

13. Covid-19 Assam:Random Testing In Guwahati On July 20

Random testing for COVID-19 will be conducted in Guwahati on July 19. Representatives of District Administration will go from shop to shop and conduct random tests.

14. COVID-19 Assam: 30 Test Positive in Nalbari Today

30 people have tested positive for COVID-19 today in Nalbari district. As of today, 50 of the COVID patients are being treated at Shahid Mukunda Kakoti Civil Hospital. 30 are admitted to Mahatma Gandhi Model Hospital at Belsar.

15. Guwahati Unlock 1.0: Shopkeepers Need Not Carry COVID Test Results

It is not compulsory for shopkeepers, employees and delivery persons to carry their COVID-19 test results while opening shops and other permitted establishments from July 20 in Guwahati.

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