To minimise the risk of animals getting hit by speeding vehicles, the Kaliabor sub-division administration under Nagaon district imposed prohibitory orders under Section 144 (1) of CrPC in the area.
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma also reviewed the functioning of 13 oxygen plants in the state, along with the status of installation of six oxygen plants given to the state by the Centre.
The number of recovered patients discharged during the day was 4,389 and the total number of recoveries in the state stands at 3,64,191 taking the recovery rate of Assam to 86.70 per cent.
Kamrup Metro reported the highest number of deaths with 10, followed by nine in Kamrup Rural, seven in Jorhat, five in Sivasagar and four each in Cachar, Darrang and Dibrugarh districts.
Vegetable vendors can open from 7 am to 10 am on May 30, June 2, June 5 and June 8, and shops will be open on a rotation basis on May 30, June 2, June 5 and June 8 from 7 am to 10 am.
After former Union minister Ninong Ering demanded PUBG be banned, YouTuber named Paras Singh posted a video calling Ering non-Indian. This sparked rage among the people.
Sarma also informed the House that the government is on the way to sign a Karbi Accord. The aim behind this is to bring peace to the Karbi Anglong region in line with the signing of the Bodo Accord.
Oxygen Express will arrive in the state twice a week and deliver a total of 160 MT. Assam would supply surplus oxygen to other northeastern states, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said.
Around 400 train passengers forcefully made their way out of the railway station in Assam to evade the COVID-19 test. The officials could only manage to get hold of a few of the passengers.
Six terrorists were gunned down in a joint operation by Assam Police and Assam Rifles in the Dhansiri area of Assam.
Akhil Gogoi was arrested on terror and sedition charges after he led a movement against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and is currently under judicial custody.
Debabrata Saikia, son of the late Assam Chief Minister, Hiteswar Saikia, served as the Leader of the Opposition during the previous Assembly term from 2016 to 2021. He is also a three-time MLA from the Nazira constituency.
According to the villagers living near the hill, the herd of wild elephants were screaming unnaturally throughout the night and the cries stopped slowly as it became morning.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Chief Ministers of Punjab, Karnataka, Bihar and Uttarakhand on Covid-19 situation in their states.
The BJP returned to power in Assam in the face of a spirited challenge from the opposition, but it’s not going to be an easy feat to pick who will lead the state in the saffron party’s second term in the north-eastern state.
The state reported 4,475 new cases of COVID-19 and 41 deaths on Tuesday. The number of deaths reported during the day is the highest.
The most number of cases in the state was reported in Kamrup Metro with 1,184 new cases, followed by Dibrugarh (245), Nalbari (143) and Kamrup Rural (133).
Assam Congress chief Ripun Bora, in a letter to the Election Commission, claimed lack of safety of a strong room and EVMs in several Assembly seats.
One of the strongest ones recorded was of the 4.6 magnitude which hit at 1:20 am forcing the people to run out of their homes in panic.