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ULFA cadre nabbed with Chinese grenade


June 13th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 13 (IANS) A joint team of Assam Police and the army Wednesday morning arrested one youth and recovered a Chinese grenade from his possession.Police later claimed the youth, ... Read more...

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Two guerrillas killed in Assam


May 30th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 30 (IANS) Two guerrillas, including one from ULFA, were killed in Assam Wednesday, police said.Security forces gunned down a member of the anti-talk faction of the United Liberation ... Read more...

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Sans opposition, Congress has a smooth ride in Assam (Assam Newsletter)


May 26th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 26 (IANS) With opposition weak and in a shambles and greater thrust on peace and development, the Congress-led government seems to have a smooth ride ahead in Assam ... Read more...

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Assam has changed, respond to peace overtures: Sonia to militants (Lead)


May 26th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 26 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance chairperson and Congress party president Sonia Gandhi Saturday appealed to hardline militant outfits in Assam to respond to the government's peace overtures ... Read more...

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Sonia tells Assam militants to join peace initiative


May 26th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 26 (IANS) Highlighting the Congress government's peace and development agenda in Assam, United Progressive Alliance chairperson and party president Sonia Gandhi Saturday appealed to militant outfits to ... Read more...

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ULFA faction opposes Sonia’s Assam visit, calls for shutdown


May 22nd, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 22 (IANS) The anti-talks faction of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) Tuesday called for a 12-hour dawn-to-dusk Assam shutdown May 26 to oppose the scheduled ... Read more...

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Nothing extraordinary about ‘Rakhtbeej’ soundtrack (IANS Music Review)


May 22nd, 2012 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Rakhtbeej"; Music Director: Satish-Ajay; Lyricist: Ravi Mantwal, Satish Tripathi; Singers: Mamta Sharma, Ajay Jaiswal, Vinod Rathod, Aishwarya Nigam, Nidhi Prabha, Abhijeet Sawant, Deepak Giri, Chandana Baruah and Shaan, Rating: ... Read more...

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Militants ganging up with criminals, says Gogoi


May 18th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 18 (IANS) Cadres of the armed militant outfits have joined criminal gangs in Assam, leading to recent spurt in petty crimes across the state, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi ... Read more...

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Injured anti-talk NDFB cadre arrested in Guwahati


May 7th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 7 (IANS) The Guwahati police Monday arrested a cadre of the anti-talk faction of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) from a rented house here, a police ... Read more...

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Gogoi follows Mamata, plans government channel in Assam


April 23rd, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 23 (IANS) Following in the footsteps of his West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has said his government would soon have its ... Read more...

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Five anti-talk ULFA cadres nabbed


April 21st, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 21 (IANS) Five cadres of the anti-talk faction of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) were arrested by police in two separate incidents in Upper Assam's Tinsukia ... Read more...

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Assam cop is longest barefoot runner in world


April 17th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 17 (IANS) A 22-year-old Assam Police constable was Tuesday officially entered in the Guinness World Records as the longest barefoot runner, having run 156.2 km in 24 hours.Abhijit ... Read more...

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Assam to pay rich tributes to Bhupen Hazarika


April 13th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 13 (IANS) Assam will pay rich tributes to legendary singer and music maestro Bhupen Hazarika on the occasion of Rongali Bihu festival.Most of the Bihutolis (fields where ... Read more...

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Centre-ULFA talks positive: Government (Lead)


April 9th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Talks between a faction of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) and the central government Monday were "constructive" and "positive", officials here said.A ... Read more...

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Talks with ULFA positive, says government


April 9th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Talks between a faction of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) and the central government Monday were "constructive" and "positive", officials here said.A ... Read more...

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ULFA pro-talk faction leaves for Delhi for talks


April 8th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 8 (IANS) A five-member delegation of the pro-talk faction of United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) leaders led by its chairman Arabinda Rajkhowa left for New Delhi Sunday ... Read more...

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Manipuri militant nabbed in Assam


March 20th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 20 (IANS) A member of the Manipur-based militant outfit Peoples Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak (Prepak) was arrested here Tuesday, police said.The arrested militant, identified as H. Nangkhaba, is ... Read more...

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Abducted Assam officials released


March 6th, 2012 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 6 (IANS) Suspected Karbi Peoples Liberation Tigers (KPLT) militants have released the two forest officials they abducted in central Assam's Karbi Anglong distict Tuesday morning.Chief Conservator of Forests ... Read more...

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Karbi militants behind forest officials’ abduction: Minister


March 5th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 5 (IANS) Assam Forest Minister Rockybul Hussain Monday confirmed it was the Karbi militant outfit Karbi Peoples' Liberation Tigers (KPLT) that was behind the abduction of two senior ... Read more...

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Abducted forest officials still untraced


March 4th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 4 (IANS) Police and the security forces conducted searches in Assam's Karbi Anglong district Sunday to trace two forest officials abducted by militants but there was no trace ... Read more...

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Central minister reviews law and order in Assam


March 1st, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 29 (IANS) A day after a grenade blast, Union Minister of State for Home M. Ramachandran Wednesday reviewed the law and order situation in Assam with Governor J.B. ... Read more...

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ULFA dismiss Pillai’s claim on Paresh Baruah


February 17th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 17 (IANS) The outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) Friday described as baseless former union home secretary G.K. Pillai's claim that the outfit's commander-in-chief Paresh Baruah ... Read more...

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Assam constable runs 156 km barefoot


January 31st, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 31 (IANS) A constable from Assam Police ran an incredible 156.2 km barefoot in just 24 hours, and is set to enter the Guinness Book of World Records.Abhijit ... Read more...

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Assam police launch operation against Maoists


January 28th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 28 (IANS) Assam police have launched an operation in Assam's Dhemaji district in search of some Maoists, an official said Saturday.The drive came after police had a shootout ... Read more...

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Assam governor calls for peace


January 26th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 26 (IANS) Assam Governor Janki Ballav Patnaik Thursday called for enduring peace in the state as thousands of people defied rebel threats to take part in Republic Day ... Read more...

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Assam ups security after ULFA’s R-Day boycott call


January 23rd, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 23 (IANS) Security arrangements across Assam have been intensified to thwart a possible attack by the anti-talk faction of the banned United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) led ... Read more...

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Bhupen Hazarika’s cremation wish was not met


January 13th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 13 (IANS) Two months after his death, it appears that music maestro Bhupen Hazarika's last wish of getting his funeral rites performed by a select few individuals was ... Read more...

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Assam terror outfit disbands


December 14th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Dec 14 (IANS) Curtains have came down on one of Assam's mosty violent tribal insurgencies with a banned militant outfit formally disbanding Wednesday following the mass surrender of all ... Read more...

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Assamese music fans, log into Asomtube


December 8th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Armed with a few laptops and youthful zeal, four engineering students from Assam have started a website -- Asomtube -- to popularise Assamese songs ... Read more...

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Manmohan, Chinese PM to meet in Bali; insurgent issue on agenda


November 16th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Amid reports of ULFA leader Paresh Baruah sheltering in China, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is expected to take up the issue of northeastern insurgents ... Read more...

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Harry Potter and the Indian fan - one last magical time (Feature)


July 9th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) No more Hogwarts. No more Pottermania. Is it really 'the end'? Fans in India, as around the world, are heartbroken.It was love ... Read more...

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Prabhakar elected president of chess federation


June 30th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 30 (IANS) J.C.D. Prabhakar of Chennai and Bharat Singh Chauhan of Delhi were elected unopposed as president and secretary respectively of the All-India Chess Federation at its annual ... Read more...

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AGP blames machine manipulation for defeat


May 13th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 13 (IANS) Assam's beleaguered main opposition Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) Friday blamed "manipulation of electronic voting machines (EVM) by the ruling Congress party" for its rout in ... Read more...

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Congress achieves a hat-trick in Assam (Lead)


May 13th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 13 (IANS) The Congress is all set to form the government in Assam for the third straight term with the main opposition Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) and ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh to monitor goods transportation


May 11th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 11 (IANS) Four dry ports each in India and Bangladesh will be covered under Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) to monitor the transportation of goods into both countries, an ... Read more...

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