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Assam Health Dept notifies COVID appropriate guidelines for Bihu & other festivals

Guwahati, April 9: The Assam Health and Family Welfare Department on Friday notified COVID appropriate guidelines for the upcoming Bohag Bihu and other festivals in the state in view of the fresh spike of COVID-19 cases in many parts of the country. The notification stated that the guidelines to be strictly adhered to and followed by all the event organisers /visitors/participants of functions and other festivals in the state for the general safety and security of all participants against COVID-19.It said that the guidelines for public gathering during the Bohag...
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Cong-alliance candidates from Assam shifted to Jaipur, party fears ‘horse trading’

Jaipur, April 9: About 20 candidates of the Congress-led alliance in the Assam Assembly polls were flown to Jaipur on Friday with the party claiming it feared "horse trading" by the BJP. According to sources, most of the candidates belong to the Congress alliance partner All-India United Democratic Front (AIUDF).They were taken to Hotel Fairmont on the outskirts of Jaipur. It is the same hotel where Rajasthan Congress MLAs were lodged during a political crisis triggered by the rebellion of party leader Sachin Pilot against CM Ashok Gehlot last year."Around...
North East

12 policemen who returned after poll duty in Assam test positive

Aizawl, April 9: Mizoram on Friday reported 36 new COVID-19 cases, taking the tally to 4,558, an official said. Seventeen of the new cases were reported from the Aizawl district, 12 from Kolasib district, four from Champhai, two from Lunglei district and one case was detected in the Serchhip district, he said.Twelve policemen, who returned from Assam after election duty, and seven children were among the newly- infected people, the official said.In all, 23 people who returned from different states are among the new patients.Eighteen patients have symptoms of COVID-19,...
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