Guwahati, Nov 15: At least three people including a cadre of anti-talk faction group of United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) were killed and five others injured in a gun battle with security forces in Assam’s Majuli river island on Thursday, officials said.
Acting on specific information, a joint team of Assam police and army had launched a search operation at Mandir Chapori area in the south part of the river island.
Shillong, Nov 15: With a view to provide better health care to the people in the rural areas, the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) through the Office of the District Medical and Health Officer, Nongstoin organized a two day Health Mela at Mawsaw Government Upper Primary school on Wednesday and Thursday, where thousands of people were benefited.
The Deputy Chief Minister Rowell Lyngdoh, also in charge of Health and Family Welfare, was the chief guest at the inaugural function.
Shillong, Nov 15: St Anthony’s College, Shillong on Thursday played host to the Aircel powered and organized by Tehelka foundation ‘The Power of Inspiration’ - lecture series in Shillong aimed to stimulate the young minds towards idealism and community participation.
Renowned social activist Nikhil Dey, along with famous Reggae and Hip Hop artist as well as a performance poet, Taru Dalmia, were the guest speakers and addressed the students of the college. A book titled ‘The Power of Inspiration’, comprising 25 inspiring stories of people who have brought a positive change in the society, was also launched on the occasion.
Shillong, Nov 15: November 13 marked an important moments in the life of each and every cadet of the NCC group who went down to a slum area to distribute rice, under the leadership of senior under officer L. Hoaminlen.
Cadets Suma Borah, Anuradha Barua, Lucamoni Borah, Chayanika Goswami, Adani Hriipuni, Punii Luckyson, Manish Sharm and Navraj Poudel along with photo - videographer Joy from St. Anthony’s College distributed 5 bags of rice (250 kgs) to the people dwelling in the slums near Anjali point.
Shillong, Nov 15: A driver of an auto rickshaw along with two passenger sustained injuries when the vehicle travelling towards Garobadha from Tura went off the road on a turning after the driver lost control of the auto rickshaw went it developed some technical snag.
The incident happened near Nehru Park at Dakangri under Rongram Block, West Garo Hills on Wednesday at about 7.50 pm.
The 108 Emergency Service Ambulance based at Tura helped in shifting Rapu M. Marak (23), Mikring M. Sangma (22) and the driver Tweel Marak (24) to Tura Civil Hospital.