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Healthcare workers picking up members of a family and shifting them to Tezpur Medical College and Hospital after the family tested COVID-19 positive during a Rapid Antigen Test in a containment zone of LDS Road, Garowan patty, Tezpur on Saturday. – UB Photos
40-member panel to study, implement NEP in State
GUWAHATI, Aug 1 - Lauding the new National Education Policy, Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday informed that a 40-member committee will be constituted to study and implement the policy in the State. At a press conference, Sarma said ...

119 high schools soon in State’s tea gardens
GUWAHATI, Aug 1 - For the first time after the country’s independence, the Assam government is going to set up high schools in tea gardens of the State. ...

COVID-19 death toll crosses 100-mark
GUWAHATI, Aug 1 - The death toll due to COVID-19 crossed the 100-mark with three deaths reported on Saturday, even as the State government announced opening of gyms and malls in Guwahati and relaxations in inter-district movement. Morning Pohleng (40 ...

Eid-ul-Zuha observed in State with precautions
GUWAHATI, Aug 1 - With COVID-19 restrictions in the city, the Muslim community here celebrated the holy Eid-ul-Zuha taking all safety precautions today. Also known as Eid-ul-Adha, the festival is marked by the sacrifice feast that commemorates the ev ...

Flood situation in State remains unchanged
GUWAHATI, Aug 1 - The flood situation of Assam remains unchanged in the past 24 hours and continued to affect more than 10 lakh people in 20 districts. ...

Over 3 lakh houses built under PMAY-G in State
GUWAHATI, Aug 1 - A total of 3,00,355 houses under Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojna Gramin (PMAY-G) has been completed in Assam till date. ...

State seeks additional Rs 2,000 cr for flood relief
GUWAHATI, Aug 1 - Facing severe floods, the Assam government has sought an additional amount of over Rs 2,000 crore from the Centre to tide over the crisis. However, official sources claimed that there is no shortage of funds to provide relief to the ...

Baghjan blowout has harmed Gangetic dolphins: WII report
NEW DELHI, Aug 1 - The Wildlife Institute of India (WII) has reported that the Baghjan well blowout has harmed the endangered Gangetic dolphins and the impact of the uncontrolled oil and gas emissions will have long-term impact due to contamination o ...

Assam gets 19 pc excess rain in 1st half of monsoon season
GUWAHATI, Aug 1 - Assam has witnessed 19 per cent excess rainfall this monsoon season so far. ...

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