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09.07.2018, 3:47 PM

GUWAHATI: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal recently launched the Assam Police Cyberdome and Digital Intelligence and Training and Analysis Centre (DITAC) centre in Kahilipara, Guwahati.  Cyberdome is a high-tech centre for cyber security and innovation to effectively tackle all forms of cyber crimes and offences. It will also help the investigating officers to move forward and unearth vital information regarding cyber criminals and crimes using the latest technology.

Speaking on the occasion, Sarbananda Sonowal announced that the technology will be gradually transferred to all the districts for sharing of information in real time.

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09.07.2018, 10:23 AM
Hundreds of vehicles, especially trucks were stranded after a section of the NH 29 below M/s Avilie fuel depot around two kilometres away from here sank more than ten (10) feet from late night of July 7 to past midnight of July 8.
 
Incessant rains on Saturday coupled with continuous dumping of earth cut from adjacent hill by the side of the road, were cited as primary reasons for the sinking of the portion of the road which also affected two households. 
 
According to commissioner & secretary PWD Bendangkokba, who spoke to Nagaland Post at the site, though the road was maintained and monitored by department, it could not take the heavy load of tons of soil dumped by its side and with incessant rains, sank early hours of Sunday. Kohima is now approachable from two alternative routes- via Jotsoma by-pass road or via Peducha-10 mile (Wokha road). 
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08.07.2018, 10:59 AM

Despite several public advisories being issued by the State Police from time to time vis-a-vis online fraud cases, there are some people who still fall prey to these kinds of cyber crimes with the latest case being reported in Garo Hills.

On Friday, a woman from Dalu lodged a complaint with the Tura police after she was cheated off over Rs 2.5 lakh by an online friend who wished to send her money and gifts.

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08.07.2018, 9:37 AM

Guwahati/Lakhimpur, July 7: In a horrific incident, a father of six children from Lakhimpur sold his 10-year-old daughter to a family in Arunachal’s Itanagar for Rs 1.25 lakh to manage his financial debts.

What is more shocking about the incident is that the father identified as Nur Islam then lodged a missing case at Harmoti Police Outpost stating that his younger daughter is missing.

However, when Harmoti police counter verified the matter and interrogated him further, he revealed the actual story behind the incident.

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07.07.2018, 3:16 PM

Three sadhus were rescued in Dima Hasao district of Assam on Thursday after they were mobbed by at least 300 people, who suspected they were child abductors, the police said on Friday. The incident comes days after five people were lynched in four separate incidents in Assam and neighbouring Tripura in June following rumours and fake news spread through social media networks, primarily messages and videos on WhatsApp, according to the police.

A video footage of the sadhus — two from Uttar Pradesh and the third from Gujarat — being rescued by security personnel did the rounds on social media Friday. The three had reportedly attended Ambubachi Mela at Kamakhya Temple in Guwahati last month and were on way to Tripura in a Uttar Pradesh-registered car. With floods in the region leaving roads damaged in many areas, they could not progress and were returning to Guwahati when they stopped at Mahur, in Dima Hasao district, about 300 km southeast of Guwahati.

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04.07.2018, 9:01 AM
Union Minister for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) Dr. Jitendra Singh on Tuesday reiterated the central government’s commitment to ensure fast-track development in the eight North Eastern states. 
 
“There has been a “sea-change” in the North East in comparison to what it was four to five years ago,” he said while addressing the ancient Behdeinkhlam, festival of the Pnars here in West Jaintia Hill district. 
 
The Behdienkhlam festival is a unique and ancient festival of the indigenous Pnar people and is celebrated mid-July every year after the sowing is over. “Khlam” means plague or pestilence’and “beh dien” means to drive away with sticks.
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03.07.2018, 10:41 AM

Guwahati, July 3: In yet another shocking incident, a school teacher has been arrested for allegedly raping a Class X student inside the school premises during an exam.

As per reports, the victim is a resident of Milanpur and a student of Gargaon High School, situated adjacent to the historic Garhgaon Palace, 15 kilometres from Sivasagar district, in Upper Assam.

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02.07.2018, 5:04 PM

12-year old girl was found dead under mysterious circumstances in Dimapur on July 1. A suspected case of murder, the girl was found dead at her home in Phaipijang village in the evening.

The deceased was found with her throat slit around 7:00-7:30 pm, informed the police. The police said that the girl, a class 6 student, was staying with her aunt and uncle at Phaipijang. Her biological parents live in the village.

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02.07.2018, 5:02 PM

The Supreme Court on Monday extended the deadline for publishing the final draft of National Register of Citizens (NRC) till July 30. Last month, NRC state coordinator Prateek Hajela told The Indian Express that the June 30 deadline will not be met and he would seek a fresh date from the apex court, which is monitoring the exercise.

The first draft, which was published on January 1, verified 1.9 crore people out 3.29 crore applicants.

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02.07.2018, 3:18 PM
GUWAHATI: 26-year-old Roshni (name changed) from Arunachal's Tirap was recently released from a prison in Lucknow, with her bail amount being paid by Helping Hands Society, an NGO working for the safety of people from the northeast in New Delhi. She had been arrested in Gomti during a police raid on a spa which was also allegedly running a prostitution racket. Promised a job of a beautician in a high-end parlour there, Roshni was allegedly asked to join as an intern at the spa one day before she was arrested.
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02.07.2018, 3:04 PM

Guwahati, July 2: In a shocking incident, a 45-year-old man, reportedly from Assam, has been tied to an electric pole and thrashed by the locals of Doddenakundi, Bengaluru over suspicion of being a child-lifter, as per reports.

As per media reports, the man has been identified as Chandrakumar and has been mentioned as a resident of Assam. The victim was later rescued by the police.

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02.07.2018, 3:03 PM

Guwahati/Kaziranga, July 2: In yet another incident of crime against children, a 65-year-old man has allegedly raped a nine-year-old minor girl in Kaliabor.

As per reports, the accused identified as Rafiq Bepari is the neighbour of the victim and had allegedly lured the girl with a banana while she was playing outside her house.

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