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Six percent of Assam schools graded as A+ says minister

For performance skills which included reading, writing and numericals, about 43 per cent students from class 2-8 were graded as D (below 48 per cent).

Jun 17, 2017, 18:25 PM IST

Five labourers killed, two injured in accident in Assam's Morigaon

Five labourers were killed and two others injured seriously in a road accident involving three vehicles on National Highway 37 at Dharatul in Morigaon district of Assam on Wednesday, police said.

Sep 28, 2016, 16:58 PM IST

Assam flood situation grim, 29 dead, 36 lakh people affected; Centre announces compensation

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh assured the state government all possible help to deal with the situation.

Jul 30, 2016, 19:20 PM IST

Rajnath Singh leaves for flood-stricken Assam

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday left for Assam to take take stock of the situation in flood affected areas of the state.

Jul 30, 2016, 12:31 PM IST

Assam flood toll 48, flood water receding in 10 districts

With the death of one more person in Barpeta district the toll in the Assam floods on Thursday increased to 48 even as the water in 10 of the 21 districts in the state have started receding.

Sep 10, 2015, 22:42 PM IST

Flood situation shows signs of improvement in Assam

The flood situation in Assam showed signs of improvement on Wednesday although over 1.45 lakh people are still affected in over 300 villages across the state.

Aug 26, 2015, 20:19 PM IST

Congress suspends two party general secretaries in Assam

Ruling Congress has slapped a six-year suspension on two party general secretaries in Morigaon district for allegedly attacking a police team which had gone to arrest a Bangladeshi national.

Aug 13, 2015, 15:24 PM IST

Two militants arrested in Assam

Two militants of the newly-formed Tiwa Liberation Army (TLA) were arrested from Amsoi area in this district on Friday.

May 29, 2015, 18:25 PM IST

Poacher killed, two apprehended in Assam

A poacher was killed and two others have been apprehended by forest protection force personnel in Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary in Assam's Morigaon district Friday, a forest official said.

May 22, 2015, 13:38 PM IST

Two poachers arrested in Assam's Morigaon district

Two poachers, suspected to be involved in elephant poaching, were today arrested in Morigaon district.

May 19, 2015, 13:46 PM IST

Rhino carcass found in Assam`s Pobitora

A rhino carcass was recovered Thursday by patrolling forest staff in Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary in Assam`s Morigaon district.

Aug 21, 2014, 12:31 PM IST

Assam flood situation grim, Morigaon condition critical

As the overall flood situation in Assam remained grim, the condition in Morigaon district turned critical on Tuesday with Brahmaputra river inundating 100 villages, affecting around one lakh people and flooding rhino habitat Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary.

Aug 19, 2014, 17:28 PM IST

Train derails in Assam, over 50 injured

Ten coaches of the 15666 BG Express derailed at Ajuri station near Morigaon in central Assam and over 50 passengers were injured, police said.

Apr 16, 2014, 07:37 AM IST

One killed, 4 injured in police firing in Assam

One person was killed and four others were injured Tuesday when police opened fire to quell violence involving two groups over fishing in a leased out natural water body in the district.

Mar 18, 2014, 15:40 PM IST

Dibrugarh-New Delhi Rajdhani Express catches fire, passengers safe

Passengers on board the Rajdhani Express from Dibrugarh to New Delhi had a narrow escape after the pantry car of the train caught fire early on Tuesday in Morigaon district of Assam.

Oct 15, 2013, 09:18 AM IST

Mobs clash with police in Morigaon over death of a person

Irate armed mobs angered by the death of a person clashed with police in central Assam`s Morigaon town leading to injury to five persons and police resorting to blank-firing and lathi-charge.

Jul 25, 2013, 16:51 PM IST

One killed by rhino, five injured by tiger

A person was killed by a rhino and five others were injured by a tiger Tuesday in Assam`s Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary in Morigaon district.

Apr 09, 2013, 14:26 PM IST

Bangladeshi woman sentenced to two months for illegally entering India

A local court here on Monday sentenced a Bangladeshi woman to two months imprisonment for illegally entering the country in Assam`s Morigaon district.

Dec 10, 2012, 18:38 PM IST

Woman molested in police custody in Assam

A 40-year-old woman was allegedly sexually assaulted in police custody and admitted to hospital in a critical condition in Central Assam`s Morigaon district.

Nov 29, 2012, 16:48 PM IST

Over a thousand affected due to erosion by BrahmapUTRA

More than one thousand people in five villages, with two completely washed away, have been severely affected following unabated erosion by River Brahmaputra for the last few days in Assam`s Morigaon district.

Nov 25, 2012, 16:11 PM IST