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WCCB arrested a shop owner for possesion of illegally poached lizard organs at Telangana

Dulapally,Telangana, India 21-10-2020: The Wildlife Crime Control Bureau of India,  based on various intelligence has seized variousn Monitor lizard organs, hatha, gorgonians, shells from a shop at Dulapally, Telangana. The shop owner was created for the possession of these items and more questioning is underway for further trails.

#WCCB also confirms that there were many illegally poached 100+ gorgonians and 9 Monitor lizard organs were seized. The WCCB is investigating even further more I to the racket of these wet markets throughout the country.

Jorhat District Sessions Judge Court announced death sentence to Prime accused in Dr. Deben Dutta lynching case

Jorhat, Assam, 20th October 2020: A historic decision was taken by the Jorhat District Sessions Judge Court today, where a punishment of death sentence was awarded to the prime accused Sanjay Rajowar for the lynching of Late Dr. Deben Dutta at a dispensary in Teok Tea Estate on August 2019. The other 24 convicts in the lynching case has been sentenced to life imprisonment with a fine of Rs. 1000.

The late Dr. Deben Dutta was lynched by a mob on 31st August 2019 for an alledged late rersponse in attending to a worker named Somra Majhi at Teok Tea Estate, Jorhat, Assam dispensary. The mob attacked with sharp weapons and Dr. Dutta succumed to death while he was being taken to the Hospital. The convicts who are sentenced for a life imprisonment are namely Sanjiv Rajowar, Bablu Rajowar, Ratul Rajowar, Suresh Rajowar, Ajoy Majhi, Upendra Bhumij, Bijoy Rajowar, Bolin Rajowar, Dipak Rajowar, Milon Rajowar, Rinku Majhi, Mishilal Majhi, Debeswar Rajowar, Sibcharan Mahali, Kartik Bhumiz, Sanjoy Rajowar, Kalicharan Mahali, Rameswar Bhumiz, Rahul Rajowar, Siba Mahali, Kalanag Majhi, Rinku Bagti, Manoj Majhi and Anil Majhi.

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) took a strong stand on this lynching death of the tenured doctor and demanded trial of the case in a fast track court as the lives of doctors are at a threat in these cases. The window of the late Doctor Mrs. Aparajita Dutta has welcomed the courts decision in convicting so many people in any case in Assam.



Rs. 80,000 crore for development of roads and bridges in Assam: Mr. Nitin Gadhkari

New Delhi/ Assam,  20th October 2020: Mr. Nitin Gadhkari (Minister of Road Transport & Highways, Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises Government of India) has announced Rs. 80,000 crore for development of roads and bridges in Assam. The announcement was made by Assam Chief Minister Sri. Sarbananda Sonowal today and further adds that works for the 9 km long Dhubri-Phulbari bridge and the promised Majuli-Nematighat bridge will start soon.

The Union Minister Mr. Nitin Gadhkari also laid the foundation stone of country’s first multi-model logistics park in Assam today. The Minister further adds that “Being built with an investment of Rs. 693.97 crore, the multi modal logistics park will become a milestone in the development of North East. The project will reduce logistic cost and bring global opportunities to the region. It is being developed under Bharatmala Pariyojana”.


Amit Shah assures steps for the Assam-Mizoram clash at the borders

AIZAWL/ SILCHAR/ GUWAHATI :Union Home Minister of India Mr. Amit Shah, assures necessary steps against the Assam-Mizoram border clash recently. The Union Minister has called and assured the Chief Minister of Mizoram Mr. Zoramthanga that necessary steps would be taken to maintain the cordial relations between the two Northeastern states.

The recent tension between the two states which occurred at Kolasib district of Mizoram and Cachar district of Assam turned violent and there were retaliations from both end. Chief Minister of Assam Mr. Sarbananda Sonowal also telephoned Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthanga and spoke to him on the border incident and stressed on the need to take productive measures and joint efforts to address the border issues.

Kolasib district deputy commissioner H Lalthlangliana told PTI that a large number of Vairengte residents assembled when some people from Assam, armed with sticks and dao (Tribal sword), pelted stones at a group near the auto-rickshaw stand on the outskirts of the border village on Saturday evening. Mr. H Lalthlangliana also mentioned that the irate mob from Vairengte retaliated and set on fire about 20 temporary bamboo huts and stalls built along the national highway by residents of Lailapur despite a prohibitory order being in place.

The Union Ministry is looking into the matter closely and assures a much swifter solution in the coming days.

Wildlife Crime Control Bureau of India seizes numerous wildlife specimens at Guwahati

Picture Courtesy - Wildlife Crime Control Bureau, Government of India ·

On 10-10-2020 Wildlife Crime Control Bureau, Government of India in a joint operation  with the Assam Forest Department seizes various  #preserved #snakes, #lizards , #frogs, #Burmese #Python, #Cobra, #Krait, #Rat-snake, #Keel-backs and so on in Guwahati. Now all these wildlife were seized form a well known Reptile researcher Dr. Jayaditya Purkayastha, at Lachit Nagar, Guwahati, Assam. Dr. Purkayastha kept these wildlife carcasses in jars and buckets which includes various species protected by the Wildlife protection Act of 1972.

Dr. Purkayastha also flourished some documents for the possession but it was not accepted as a valid permit by the investigating agencies

The Assam Forest Department has registered a case under Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 against the person and also trying to find more links to the incident. A lot of animals and lizards and reptiles are trafficked all around Northeast of India and it is very surprising to find all these wildlife with a reptile researcher. This has raised a lot of questions in the wildlife conservation community and further more investigation is underway.


545 ANM Recruitment in Assam 2020| Easy Online Apply

ANM Recruitment Assam

Director of Health Services (family welfare), Swasthya Bhawan, Hengrabari, Guwahati invites online application for ANM Recruitment in Assam from eligible Indian citizens for filling up 545 vacancies for the post of ANM Nurse.


Last Date of Online Application: 21/10/2020

Total No. of Post(s): 545

Post Name: ANM (Auxiliary Nurse & Midwives)

Pay Scale and Grade Pay: Rs 14000 to 60500 with Grade Pay of Rs 6200

Application Mode: Online

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Qualification for ANM Recruitment in Assam 2020

ANM Training passed from Assam Govt. Institution or Institution recognized by India Nursing Council and Assam Nursing Council and Registered under Assam Nursing Council.

Age Requirement for ANM Recruitment Assam 2020

Not less than 18 years and not more than 40 years as on 01.01.2020

Age Relaxations:

  • OBC: 3 years
  • ST/SC: 5 years
  • Ex-servicemen: 2 years
  • A person with Disability: 10 years

Documents Required in Original at the time of Document Verification:

  1. 2 passport size color photos duly attested
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  4. Caste Certificate (wherever applicable)
  5. PRC/Domicile certificate (if any)
  6. Nursing Registration Certificate
  7. Economically Weaker Section (EWS) Certificate (wherever applicable)


All the eligible and interested candidates can apply online through the Directorate of Health Services, (FW) Assam official Website www.dhsfw.assam.gov.in on or before 21/10/2020.

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6 Most Celebrated Festivals of Assam | Major Festivals Celebrated in Assam

festivals of Assam Rongali Bihu

Assam, known as the Gateway to the Northeast, is a state full of diversities. The Major festivals of Assam are mostly related to the culture of Assam and the change of Seasonal Changes of Nature.

The study of the cultural heritage and traditions of Assam is quite interesting for researchers.

Many colorful festivals are celebrated in Assam throughout the year. Each festival celebrated in Assam is unique and different in itself.

The heritage of festivals in Assam has a long backdrop as many tribes inhabit Assam. Each tribe has its own separate festivals and each celebration has the same spirit of unification.

Thousands of tourists from India and abroad visit Assam every year to see these festivals of Assam.

In today’s post, we will go through the list of festivals celebrated in Assam.

So, if you also want to gather information about the festivals of Assam, then you have come to the right place. Our list includes almost all the major festivals of Assam like Bihu, Majuli Celebration, and beach festival. Without any further delay, let’s explore the Assamese culture.

Bihu Celebration in Assam

If you have read a little about Assam, then you must know about the Bihu celebration.

It would not be appropriate to envision Assam without the Bihu festival because Bihu is the identity of Assam. Bihu is the most prominent festival of Assam,

Bihu Festival is celebrated in Assam 3 times a year. In other words, there are 3 types of Bihu in Assam.

  1. Bhogali Bihu (or Magh Bihu)
  2. Rongali Bihu (or Bohag Bihu)
  3. Kongali Bihu (or Kati Bihu)

Bhogali Bihu is celebrated first at the beginning of the year and at this time Makar Sankranti is celebrated all over the country.

On this day crops are worshiped and new crop food is prepared and offered to God.

According to the English Calendar, Bhogali or Magh Bihu usually being celebrated on the 14th of January.

During this time farmers in Assam collect their crops from the field. Every household in Assam prepares plenty of traditional Assamese sweets and desserts which they call Pitha, Laru, Jalpan, etc.

People prepare Bhela Ghar (a temporary house made of the dry plants of rice after eliminating the rice) to celebrate Magh Bihu. They burn the Bhela Ghar after the celebration is over.

Bihu is celebrated with great pomp in Assam, the main purpose of celebrating this festival is that the people of Assam thank God for giving them a good harvest. The people of Assam express their sympathy and gratitude to God.

Rongali Bihu

The second celebration of Bihu is called Rongali Bihu which is also known as Bohag Bihu.

This is the celebration for Assamese New Year and newness of nature with monsoon ahead.

Cultural programs are organized at various places during the Bihu celebration and the people of the entire state wear new clothes and dance in joy. On the day of the Bihu festival, fresh dishes and delicious sweets are made in people’s homes.

Kongali Bihu

The third-celebration of Bihu is called Kongali Bihu or Kati Bihu. It is the least celebrated Bihu in Assam. Store of rice and other crops tend to be over during this period that’s why people of Assam call it Kongali Bihu.

People go to the fields to light Diya and put Chat-Bari.

During this season people of Assam also celebrate Laxmi Puja on the Amavasya of Krishna paksha on the month of Ashwin.

Majuli festival

The festival of Majuli is held on the banks of the river in the state of Assam, which is indeed the backdrop of boundless natural beauty. The most important thing about this festival is that the assimilation of different ethnic groups under one sky exemplifies the revival of their culture and heritage. Special events are held round the clock and give a lot of scopes for the common people to participate in it.

Rongker and Chomangkan festival

The two most important festivals of the Assam are the Rongker and Chomangkan celebration, they are the native tribes. It is performed at the beginning of the year in the month of April. The festival also symbolizes a variety of colors and is celebrated for the betterment of the people of Assam.

The main reason for celebrating this festival is to keep people free from diseases and natural disasters throughout the year and also seek blessings for the rich harvest of crops. During this auspicious festival, women-folk are not allowed to enter the premises of worship. This is a festival that is dedicated to the dead people and can be redefined as a death ceremony. It is a non-stop 4 day and night celebration and demands participation from every Karbi.

Ambubachi festival

Ambubachi festival is mainly organized in the most developed city of Assam i.e Guwahati. This festival is celebrated in between the rainy monsoon season. Held at an interval of 4 days, this festival brings out the tantric culture prevalent in many parts of Assam. The legend behind this unique fair is that Goddess Kamakhya undergoes her menstruation for the first 3 days of the festival.

It follows strict restrictions by devotees who do not bathe or cook food. People also refrain from reading or worshiping holy books during these 3 days. After 3 days, Goddess Kamakhya is cleaned with water and milk. A grand ceremony is held and now the doors of the temple welcome the devotees and they worship Goddess Kamakhya.

State function

The two most important state festivals of Assam are discussed as follows:

Elephant festival

It is an important festival organized by the Forest Department and Tourism Department of the Government of Assam and is held every year in Kaziranga National Park for the conservation and protection of the Asian elephant. The festival is celebrated by various activities of domestic elephants as well as various cultural programs occur.

Brahmaputra Beach Festival

The beach festival of Brahmaputra is held every year by the assistance of Assam boat racing and rowing association with the tourism department of the Assam government. This annual festival is marked with various cultural events and adventurous participation in the field of sports. The Beach festival is organized every year in Assam with the motive to intensify the scope of tourism in Assam.


Assam is a great land in every prospective because the heritage and natural beauty of Assam make it unique and distinct. With that, it has a lot of festivals too to celebrate and all the festivals are celebrated to express gratitude to God. These festivals have got vital significance and people from all over the globe come to be part of these lovely celebrations.

Teer Common Number 11/09/2020 | Teer Hit Number

teer common number for shillong khanapara juwai

Shillong, 10 August: Meghalaya’s exclusive teer game is going to happen in three locations, i.e., Shillong, Khanapara, and Juwai on 10/10/20. We are providing the following teer common numbers for today.

Shillong Teer Common Number




71, 81, 17, 18, 28, 69



Khanapara Common Number




54, 47, 56, 46, 64, 26



Juwai Common Numbers




86, 46, 61, 58, 38, 16



Teer is a traditional archery lottery game of Northeast India’s Meghalaya which is legal in the state under the Meghalaya Amusements and Betting Tax (Amendment) Act 1982.

Can I play teer outside Meghalaya?

The answer is no. Playing it will be regarded as illegal outside of Meghalaya. So, you cannot play it outside of the state.

How to find common numbers or teer hit numbers?

Different people use different formulas for teer success. Many people use previous teer results methods to calculate the common numbers.

Some people use date formula and others use their own methods for teer target number.

We are providing common numbers for Shillong, Khanapara and Juwai using past teer results.


Disclaimer: We don’t assure the guaranteed success for these numbers. Users will play them at their own risk.

Teer game is legal only in the Meghalaya state of India. So this page is only for residents of Meghalaya above 18 years of age.

8000 Namghars in Assam will get Rs 2.5 Lakhs each under Asom Darshan phase 2

Namghars in Assam get 2.5 lakhs

Guwahati, 29 August: Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma announced that 8000 Namghars in Assam, will get a grant of Rs 2.5 lakh each before 15/10/2020.

The minister on social media platform Twitter said that these grants will be done under the Asom Darshan scheme, phase 2.

Rs. 2.5 Lakh for 8000 Namghars in Assam:

Mr. Sarma also said, “Namghars, as conceived by Mahapurush Srimanta Sankardeva, symbolize the collective identity and culture of the people of Assam.”

Mandir (Temple), Maszid, and Churches are not included in this scheme.

The phase 1 will include 55 Namghars in Each constituency of Assam. The Deputy Commissioners of respective areas will make the list of Namghars to include.

Preference will be given to the oldest Namghars and the ST/SC areas where the people are financially backward to construct a Namghar by themselves.

The fund for Namghars in the Asom Darshan scheme will be granted within the first week of October.

Himanta Biswa Sarma announced that the Asom Darshan scheme will also allow 377 religious institutions in Assam a financial aid of Rs. 10 Lakh each.

The details of Himanta Biswa Sarma Press Conference:

‘Wakanda Forever’: Tears roll down as “Black Panther” actor Chadwick Boseman passes away

Guwahati, 29 August: Actor Chadwick Boseman, who played Black icons Jackie Robinson and James Brown before finding fame as the regal Black Panther in the Marvel cinematic universe, died Friday of cancer. He was 43.

Boseman was diagnosed with colon cancer four years ago, his family said in a statement.


The Black Panther rallying cry “Wakanda Forever” trended online, as celebrities, civil rights activists, and fans posted emotional messages.

The actor’s cancer diagnosis was not publicly known.

“What a gentle gifted soul. Showing us all that greatness between surgeries and chemotherapy. This is what dignity looks like,” wrote TV star and author Oprah Winfrey.

 His striking portrayal of the baseball star Robinson opposite Harrison Ford in 2013′s “42” drew attention in Hollywood and made him a star. A year later, he wowed audiences as Brown in the biopic “Get On Up.”

“Chadwick Boseman brought history to life on the silver screen, from Jackie Robinson, James Brown and Thurgood Marshall. As Black Panther, he was also a superhero to many. And despite his 4 year-long battle with cancer, he kept fighting and he kept inspiring. He will be missed.” said Martin Luther King III on Twitter.

Across the world, Boseman became a household name with his stunning portrayal of ‘Black Panther’, which became one of the most loved Marvel characters with time.

Marvel Studio posted on Twitter: “Our hearts are broken and our thoughts are with Chadwick Boseman’s family. Your legacy will live on forever. Rest In Peace.”


“A true fighter, Chadwick persevered through it all, and brought you many of the films you have come to love so much,” his family said in the announcement of his death.

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