In Assam’s Kamrup (Metro) district, a speeding car rammed into a parked truck on October 6. The accident reportedly occurred on the roadside on National Highway 37 (NH37) at Nazirakhat area near Sonapur, which is about 25 kms from Guwahati. The incident left three persons dead, including the driver of the car, who died on the spot. The bodies were immediately sent for post-mortem.
The Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve situated in Assam, was opened for tourists on October 2. Reportedly, the park is partially open for keep safari in two ranges- Kaziranga Range, Kohora and Western Range in Bagori. The park was officially reopened for tourists this season (2022-23), by Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma and Sadhguru on September 23. Furthermore, CM Sarma also unveiled three rhino statues at Kaziranga’s Mihimukh.
The second Twenty-20 International (T20I) match between India and South Africa is scheduled in Guwahati, Assam. The second match which is a do-or-die situation for the South African team, as India is leading after win in the first T20I, held in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. The Rohit Sharma-led Indian team is under pressure to keep up the level, especially after the replacement of Jasprit Bumrah due to a back injury.
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In Assam’s capital city of Guwahati, a massive fire broke out at Benelli and Isuzu showroom near Basistha, on September 7. The incident has left the premises completely gutted in fire, and all vehicles have been destroyed. The sales executive manager said that Isuzu cars worth Rs 1.5 crore were burnt, and Benelli bikes worth Rs 6-7 lakhs were destroyed. Reportedly a total loss of Rs 4-5 crore was caused.
Assam's Directorate of Vigilance and anti-corruption caught Assistant Sub-Inspector Sabin Pal Das red-handed for demanding bribe, on August 7. The arrested took place after a complaint was filed at Matia police station, alleging that Das demanded bribe for mitigating pending cases. When the complainant found himself unable to pay the bribe, he filed a complaint. Further details are awaited.
The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Guwahati, has started physical lessons. More than 7,400 pupils are currently enrolled in classroom programs. Beginning with the July 2022-23 semester, all academic activities will be conducted online. To protect the safety of its students, the institution is now holding a huge COVID-19 vaccination push. "This will facilitate… read-more
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In Assam's Bongaigaon railway station, an under-construction roof collapsed on August 2, which left eight labourers injured. The incident caused serious injuries to three labourers, and have been admitted for treatment. The information created a shock wave among public, and further details on the matter is underway. Superintendent of Police (SP) Swapnaneel Deka stated, "of the eight injured, three in a serious condition".
The Assam Government announced National Centre for Disease Control unit at Rani, Kamrup Metropolitan district. On July 22, Assam State Minister Keshab Mahanta confirmed the development, saying land, adjoining the community health centre at Rani in West Guwahati has been selected and directed the officials to complete the necessary formalities. The set-up is a part of the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare's Ayushman Bharat scheme in… read-more
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David Gogoi and his two pals, Mausam Taluqdaar and Rupam Chowdhary, founded Zerund Manufacturing Private Limited after being denied 30 times. They began with a mere Rs 20 lakh four years ago and have now risen to a valuation of Rs 40 crore. They planned to create an eco-friendly brick out of waste materials. It is 15% less expensive than normal brick and keeps the house cool.
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Assam police seized contraband drugs worth Rs 5-8 crore and arrested four members from an international drug network, on June 30. Upon receiving secret information, the police carried out an operation in Gorchuk area, where a dumper truck was intercepted. The police then recovered over one lakh Yaba tablets from the dumper truck, which was supposed to be delivered to Bangladesh. Further investigation underway.