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February 10, 2012

SC breather to death row convict

From Our Correspondent  GUWAHATI: It was a breather of sort for a death row convict from Assam, Mahendra Nath Das when a Division Bench of Supreme Court comprising Justice A K Patnaik and Justice Swatanter Kumar on Thursday referred his…

Rs 197 crore for cancer hospital

NEW DELHI: Infrastructure at Guwahati's B Barooah Cancer Institute, which cater to a large number of cancer patients from the North Eastern states will be enhanced with an investment of Rs 197 crore. Minister for Development of North…

Teachers to be appointed in Assam

GUWAHATI: Around 28,000 teachers will soon be appointed on contractual basis and 12,800 teachers on a permanent basis, Assam Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarmah on Thursday said. At present there are 90,000 posts of teachers lying…

News Brief

AR DG sent back to Army NEW DELHI: Lt Gen Rameshwar Roy, head of the Assam Rifles, has been repatriated to the Army by the Home Ministry, months after allegations of misuse of funds cropped up against him. Lt Gen Roy has been sent back to…

Pigeon deaths sparks bird flu rumours

Over 100 birds reported dead in Keating Road By Our Reporter  SHILLONG: The mysterious deaths of over one hundred pigeons in Keating Road area of the city has raised fresh fears of bird flu among residents of the city. State Veterinary…

Monitoring and evaluation of Depts mooted

MLAs share their experiences in three-country tour By Our Reporter SHILLONG: The 14-member delegation of legislators from Meghalaya led by Assembly Speaker Charles Pyngrope who had recently gone for a study tour to three South Asian…