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A roundup of interesting news tidbits from across Assam.
“The origin of these exotics is unknown and we don’t know if they were screened before being sent. The risk of zoonotic diseases in such cases always remains a question,” an expert said.
They had dreamt of visiting the campus of an Indian Institute of Technology and the NLCEE took them to the IIT, Guwahati on a four-day educational trip.
A CID team of West Bengal police had come to Guwahati to question Dhanuka after suspecting him of supplying money to the arrested trio.
During the trial run, the IOC will transport three LPG tankers and seven tankers of petrol and diesel through Bangladesh from Guwahati.
Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma had claimed the NDA got 22 “extra votes” after the MLAs of the opposition parties had cross-voted.
Though the hotel officials are tight-lipped on the total bill, sources said Rs 68-70 lakh were paid for their stay in the upscale Radisson Blu hotel located at Gotanagar near Jalukbari.
The dissident Shiv Sena legislator who is camped in Guwahati claimed that it was not the rebel Sena leaders who had hijacked the party, but the NCP and Congress.
The total population affected by the floods declined to 33.03 lakh in 28 districts as against the previous day's figure of 45.34 lakh in 30 districts.
According to a source, it has been five days since the rebel MLAs are outside Maharashtra and their restlessness is increasing due to insecurity.
The sudden departure of the Shiv Sena leader, who is leading party's rebel MLAs, triggered speculations that he was Maharashtra-bound.
A hotel staff said that the place is not making any fresh bookings for the next one week as 'we are fully occupied'.
The BJP government's alleged support to Shinde's presence here has sullied the image of Assam and its people, Bhupen Kumar Borah alleged.
Sangma clarified that his visit to Guwahati's Radisson Blu hotel was for having lunch as it is located along the way to the city's Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport from Shillong.
The CM moved out of 'Varsha', his official residence, for Matoshree, the private bungalow of the Thackeray family, amid high drama.
In the last 24 hours, 32 districts, comprising 118 revenue circles and 4,291 villages, have reported flooding. Around 31 lakh people have been impacted, and 1.56 lakh of them have taken shelter
Guwahati-based Mitali Gogoi Dutta conducts unique culinary tours for national and international tourists to eat the local cuisine and experience the dining practices of rural Assam
With these, the death toll in floods and landslides in the Northeast since May went up to 54 – 36 in Assam, 13 in Meghalaya and five in Arunachal Pradesh.