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Assam: One active ULFA(I) cadre apprehended in Udalguri

GUWAHATI: Indian Army unit apprehended one active ULFA (I) Cadre along with arms and ammunition at Kathalbari, Udalguri, here on July 8, Indian Army’s Eastern Command said in a tweet on Wednesday. “Indian Army unit apprehended One active ULFA (I)…

5 dead due to Japanese Encephalitis, 9 from AES in Dibrugarh

Dibrugarh (Assam): As many as 189 cases of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) and Japanese Encephalitis (JE) have been reported in Assam’s Dibrugarh, out of which 14 people have died. “A total of 189 cases of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) reported…

Assam: 11-year-old boy saved woman and her child from drowning in Sonitpur

In an utter display of courage, an 11-year-old boy saved a mother and one of her child from drowning in a river here in Sonitpur district on Sunday. The incident took place when woman along with her two children were…

Flood situation critical in Assam as surging waters inundate new areas

The flood situation in Assam remains critical as surging water inundated new areas today. Official sources said that breach of embankments flooded several villages at Tengaguri in Morigaon and Lanka Suburi in Tihu circle.   Several rivers including the Brahmaputra…

Assam Police arrests one from Kashmir for posting dirty comments on martyr Sunil Kalita’s wife

The Assam Police has arrested one Sahil Abbas from Jammu and Kashmir for making derogatory, dirty comments on martyr Sunil Kalita’s wife. CRPF Cobra Commando Kalita had succumbed to his injuries from an IED attack by Maoists. Sahil Abbas had…

Most-wanted rhino poacher arrested in Arunachal Pradesh

A rhino poacher, wanted for poaching rhinoceros at the famed Kaziranga National Park, has been arrested from Arunachal Pradesh. Prabin Hazarika alias Konto, who was involved in rhino poaching in Kohora range of Kaziranga National Park, was arrested from the…

Assam yet to receive Rs. 773 crore crude oil royalty

The Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Government of India owes Assam government a pending amount of crude oil royalty adding up to around Rs. 773.13 crore. The sum has been due from OIL and ONGC since April 2008. Dharmendra…

Assam to set up special group to protect rhinos of Pabitora

The authorities will set up special rhino protections groups following reports that poachers from other states are targeting Assam’s Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary that has the highest density of rhinos in the world. According to the intelligence reports, poachers from neighbouring Nagaland and Manipur in collusion with…

Assam: ACS officer arrested for alleged involvement in multi-crore land scam

ACS officer Homen Gohain Barua, who is serving as Dergaon Circle officer has been arrested by the police in connection with an alleged land scam. Barua, who has been arrested by the Police in Assam’s Karimganj has been arrested for…

Guwahati: Fake CA arrested for cheating Golaghat businessman of Rs 13 crore

Guwahati: In a joint operation of the Barpathar Police and Guwahati Police, a man was arrested on 23rd June in Guwahati for acting as a Chartered Accountant (CA) and allegedly deceiving a Golakhat businessman of Rs 13 crore. The fake…

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