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55 inmates of Guwahati jail test positive for coronavirus

Guwahati: As many as 55 inmates lodged in Guwahati Central jail have tested positive for coronavirus, causing concern among the authorities, health officials said on Saturday. A senior officials of the Health and Family Welfare Department said that the authorities of both health and prison departments are inquiring how the jailbirds were infected by the contagious […]

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Passengers on SpiceJet flight to Guwahati test Covid positive

New Delhi:  Airline major SpiceJet has confirmed that two passengers, who had travelled from Ahmedabad to Guwahati via Delhi on May 25 have tested Covid-19 positive. The passengers had travelled on SG-8194 (Ahmedabad-Delhi) and SG-8152 (Delhi-Guwahati). “Covid tests were conducted at Guwahati after landing and the passengers were quarantined. The test reports came on May 27,” […]

Mumbai: People of Assam stage a demonstration against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) 2019 at Azad Maidan where tributes were paid to those who lost their lives during violent protests against the Citizenship Amendment Bill (now a law after the President's assent), in Mumbai on Dec 14, 2019. (Photo: IANS)

Curfew relaxed in Guwahati till 6 pm on Sunday

Guwahati: Curfew has been relaxed in Assam’s largest city Guwahati and in some parts of Dibrugarh for the second consecutive day on Sunday, after days of violent protests against the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Act on refugee naturalisation, police said. In Guwahati, the curfew has been relaxed from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., said a senior […]