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Assam government withdraws AFSPA from West Karbi Anglong, says district no more 'disturbed area'
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Assam government withdraws AFSPA from West Karbi Anglong, says district no more 'disturbed area'

As per the Assam government order dated October 15, released on Thursday, said that AFSPA has been extended in eight districts and one sub-division

Assam CM Himanta Biswa welcomes ban on PFI, says 'divisive' design against India to be dealt with iron fist
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Assam CM Himanta Biswa welcomes ban on PFI, says 'divisive' design against India to be dealt with iron fist

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday welcomed the ban on PFI and said that anyone with a 'diabolical, divisive or disruptive design against India shall be dealt with iron fist'.

Freedom of speech: Professor arrested for emails criticising Assam government, chief minister
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Freedom of speech: Professor arrested for emails criticising Assam government, chief minister

The accused had allegedly sent out emails to the official email account of the district superintendent of police condemning government policies and also used derogatory terms against the education minister

Assam government begins registration process for Grade 3 posts, check details here
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Assam government begins registration process for Grade 3 posts, check details here

The registration process began on 11 April and will end on 30 May, 2022.

AFSPA to continue in Assam, to be withdrawn if peace lasts, says CM Himanta Sarma
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AFSPA to continue in Assam, to be withdrawn if peace lasts, says CM Himanta Sarma

His comments came as Nagaland Assembly on Monday unanimously adopted a resolution demanding that the Centre repeal AFSPA from the North East

Ratan Tata to be conferred Assam's highest civilian award for contribution towards cancer care
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Ratan Tata to be conferred Assam's highest civilian award for contribution towards cancer care

The Tata Trust, in collaboration with the state, had decided to set up 19 cancer care units in 2018. Ratan Tata had laid the foundation stone for the cancer care units in the state

Assam to move SC for protection of forests from alleged encroachment by Mizoram
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Assam to move SC for protection of forests from alleged encroachment by Mizoram

Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma asserted that not an inch of Assam's land could be encroached by the neighbouring state

Assam declares total lockdown in 7 districts from tomorrow; what’s allowed and what’s not
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Assam declares total lockdown in 7 districts from tomorrow; what’s allowed and what’s not

As per official notice, there will be a round-the-clock curfew in these selected districts as all commercial setups, restaurants and shops will remain shut

Assam HS TET 2021 revised result declared on assam.gov.in and sebaonline.org; check details here
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Assam HS TET 2021 revised result declared on assam.gov.in and sebaonline.org; check details here

To qualify for TET, an applicant needs to pass both papers with at least 60 percent marks in each

ULFA(I) releases abducted ONGC employee Ritul Saikia after Himanta Biswa Sarma's intervention
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ULFA(I) releases abducted ONGC employee Ritul Saikia after Himanta Biswa Sarma's intervention

Two other ONGC employees, who were kidnapped along with Saikia on 21 April, were rescued by security forces on 24 April after an encounter

AHSEC releases Class 12 e-books at ahsec.nic.in; decision on board exams on 25 May
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AHSEC releases Class 12 e-books at ahsec.nic.in; decision on board exams on 25 May

The online classes in schools and colleges have already begun from 15 May

Narendra Modi distributes land ownership certificates to 1 lakh families in poll-bound Assam
India

Narendra Modi distributes land ownership certificates to 1 lakh families in poll-bound Assam

The prime minister's visit, however, witnessed protests by anti-CAA and anti-NRC protests at several places in the state

Assam govt tables Bill to abolish state-run madrassas, use them as general schools from 1 April 2021
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Assam govt tables Bill to abolish state-run madrassas, use them as general schools from 1 April 2021

Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that the 610 madrassas will be converted into upper primary, higher secondary schools with no change in pay, allowances, service conditions of teaching and non-teaching staff

Assam to shut all state-run madrassas, sanskrit tols; official notification in November
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Assam to shut all state-run madrassas, sanskrit tols; official notification in November

Himanta Sarma Biswa said that while the government-run madrassas will be converted into high schools, Sanskrit tols will be turned into learning and research institutes to study Indian culture

Assam Irrigation Assistant Result 2020 announced, check merit list at irrigation.assam.gov.in
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Assam Irrigation Assistant Result 2020 announced, check merit list at irrigation.assam.gov.in

The recruitment examination for the 397 vacancies for the post of Section Assistant was conducted on 1 and 2 February.

Assam govt to shut all state-run madrassas, decision on Sanskrit tols in November
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Assam govt to shut all state-run madrassas, decision on Sanskrit tols in November

State minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that public money cannot be allowed to be spent on religious education, however, the matter of Sanksrit tols is different from that of the madrassas

Syeda Anwara Taimur, only woman CM of Assam, passes away at 84 due to cardiac arrest
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Syeda Anwara Taimur, only woman CM of Assam, passes away at 84 due to cardiac arrest

Taimur occupied the chief minister's office from December 1980 to June 1981 as a member of the Congress

Assam remains in grip of floods as toll rises to 119; heavy rains disrupt life in two Bihar districts
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Assam remains in grip of floods as toll rises to 119; heavy rains disrupt life in two Bihar districts

A total of 28.32 lakh people in 26 of Assam's 33 districts have been affected by the deluge

Assam govt to set up plasma bank in Guwahati for COVID-19 patients, likely to be available from next week
India

Assam govt to set up plasma bank in Guwahati for COVID-19 patients, likely to be available from next week

Assam health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said the state govt has 'already installed a plasma separator at Guwahati Medical College and by next week plasma treatment is likely to start'

Assam forest dept slapped Rs 43.25 cr fine on Coal India for carrying out 'illegal mining'
Business

Assam forest dept slapped Rs 43.25 cr fine on Coal India for carrying out 'illegal mining'

The Assam forest department has slapped a penalty of Rs 43.25 crore on PSU major Coal India Ltd for carrying out "illegal mining" inside a reserve forest for 16 years from 2003, officials said on Wednesday