The flood situation threatens to take further grim turn if the weathermen are to be believed. Meteorological centre in Guwahati has predicted more rainfall in the state during the next 48 hours. It would further compound the scene in 10 districts. These flood hit districts have received excess rain during the last ten days. Chirang and Goalpara recorded 312 per cent and 243 per cent excess rain respectively.
One day Media and Communication Workshop of Pentavalent and Inactivated Pollavirus (IP) Vaccine under Routine Immunization Programme for DIPROs to be conducted at ATI Naharlagun on September 17. The workshop is organized as a part of State Preparedness to introduce these vaccines.
Once again the Gauhati university campus buys a bad name. An uneasy situation is prevailing in the varsity camp when a boy committed suicide on Wednesday evening. According to information, identified as Debojit Talukdar the youth committed suicide beside a girls hostel. His body was found hanging in the evening. The reason has yet to be ascertained. Police have already registered a case in this connection.
A huge PWD scam that rattles Arunachal Pradesh puts Chief Minister Nabam Tuki in big trouble. The Gauhati High Court on Friday asked the Central Bureau of Investigation to probe Tuki’s role in the scam in 2010 when he was holding the PWD portfolio. A bench of acting chief justice Sreedharan Rao asked the country’s premier investigation agency to register a case against the sitting chief minister who was PWD minister when the Rs 2000 crore scam took place. The order came on a PIL filed by one Nabam Tabam in 2010. A Rs 3 crore contract for construction of low-cost housing for Safai Karmachari was awarded to M/S N.E. Agency in gross violation of norms and procedure. The agency is owned by Nabam Yani, wife of Nabam Tuki. Nabam Yani was further awarded another contract for construction of staff quarters for Rs 52 lakh. The CBI has been directed to file an FIR and submit the final report before the jurisdictional special court in Guwahati under the Prevention of CorruptionAct, 1988.