Bijni : A bomb exploded near Lasaiygaon Hosipital in a HighVoltageElectricityTower. Altogether 4 bombs were discovered and only one exploded. The rest of the three bombs were discovered alive.No casualties have been reported and power supply is also on. No one has claimed responsibility for the blast but police suspect the hand of ULFA in the blast. ULFA observes Martyr day on 27th July and hence every year it is observed that the subversive activities go up on or before this day
Sonitpur media fraternity on Friday demanded ban on the All Assam Minority Students Union along with 30 other organisations alleging attack during their statewide bandh on August 28. Led by a group of scribes, over 7000 people took out a procession in Tezpur and submitted a memorandum to Governor and Chief Minister through the district Deputy Commissioner raising the demand.
The media people further demanded immediate arrest of those responsible for the attack on the media persons. The journalist organisations included the Sonitpur Journalist Union, Journalist Federation of Assam, Sonitpur District Journalist Association and Sonitpur Press Club.
Police arrested an Army jawan for allegedly trying to molest a teenaged girl inside the Dibrugarh-Delhi Rajdhani Express on Tuesday.
The incident took place in between Lumding and Chaparmukh stations where the 17-year old who was girl travelling with her uncle in a three-tier AC compartment raised an alarm at 4 AM after the army jawan man was making the alleged attempt.
The Railway Protection Force (RPF) immediately caught the accused sent him to the Railway Police in Guwahati Railway Station. The accused was identified as Kulvinder Singh from the Military Engineering Service and was posted in the Army's Amingaon camp.
UDALGURI : With the surge of number of students opting for para-medical studies,there have been mushrooming growth of fake institutions across the Udalguri district. Two of such nursing institutes have grabbed everyone’s attention after the Assam Nursing Council in a report have listed one of them to be non-affilated institute.According to reports,Neevadita Sevapeeth a Rangia based nursing training institute with branches in Baihata Charali in Kamrup and Udalguri town which was in the list is nopt affiliated to either Assam Nursing Council or Indian Nursing Council. The director of the institute said,we are registered as a society and we offer a diploma course auxillary nursing which doesn’t require such affiliation however some students of the institute claimed that they were assured of government services during admission.
“Our head office is in Rangia we offer short courses on Anatomy,Gynaecolgy and First Aid but regarding affiliation I am unaware “ , said Bandan Das staff of the Udalguri centre while adding that the institute is running from past three years and as many as 60-70 students are enrolled at present.
While another such institute which is yet to start its service under the name of Nursing Training Centre,Tangla has come up in Tangla town in the district, which is seeking admission for various paramedical courses including ANM,GNM,Pharmacy, Labatory courses. Surprisingly this institution is not registered anywhere neither Assam Nursing Council or Indian Nursing Council. On being contacted the director of the institute who is interestingly from Rangia of Kamrup(R) stated that it is unrecognized and the training centre is not authorized but claimed that process for its affiliation is underway.“I have learnt existence of such institutes from media reports,but regarding their affiliation and authorization I don’t have any information. But if we receive any written complaint I will definetly enquire and act as per procedural norms ” Joint Director of Health and Services, Udalguri Dr., Tayebur Rahman told The Sentinel.The Assam Nursing Council authorities couldn't be reached for comments.