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archiveSeptember 24, 2020


DMC notifies traders

Dimapur, September 24: The Dimapur Municipal Council (DMC) has notified all traders/shopkeepers/ business establishments who are yet to renew or obtain license to renew/obtain the same within October 8. DMC Administrator, Albert Ezung warned that failure to comply will invite penalty with fine and other legal course of action as per provision of law. (Page News Service)...
North East

Tarun Gogoi in ICU after oxygen level falls in post-COVID complications

Guwahati, September 24: Veteran Congress leader and former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi was on Thursday admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of a state-run hospital after his blood oxygen level drastically went down in post-COVID-19 complications, a senior doctor said. The 85-year-old leader tested positive for the virus on August 25 and was admitted to the Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) the next day. He tested negative recently but remained in the hospital. GMCH Superintendent Abhijit Sarma said that Gogoi, who has "a lot of comorbid conditions",...
North East

Nehru’s policies, Ayodhya dispute and Gujarat riots out of Assam Class 12 syllabus

Guwahati, September 24: The Assam government has excluded lessons on Jawaharlal Nehru's policies, Ayodhya dispute and the Gujarat riots among others from the Class 12 syllabus of the state examination board to ease burden on students. The chapters were deleted by the Assam Higher Secondary Education Council (AHSEC) to reduce the load by 30 per cent on account of loss of academic schedule due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Topics have been cut short in all the subjects of the three streams- Science, Arts and Commerce. "The main objective is to...
North East

Mizoram Assembly asks independent MLA why he should not be disqualified for breaching law

Aizawl, September 24: The Mizoram Assembly on Thursday served a show-cause notice to an independent MLA following demands for his disqualification by the ruling MNF which alleged that he joined the opposition Zoram People's Movement (ZPM) violating the Constitution and the anti-defection law. Assembly Secretary H Lalrinawma told PTI that a show-cause notice was issued to independent legislator Lalduhoma, asking him to clarify why he should not be disqualified from the House. Lalduhoma, who was elected as an independent from Serchhip constituency in the last Assembly polls held in November...
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