tinsukia

Three injured in Assam grenade blast


September 11th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 11 (IANS) Three people were injured in a grenade attack by suspected militants in Bongaigaon town in Assam's Bongaigaon district Tuesday evening, police said.The blast took place under ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

High security in Assam after ULFA messages intercepted


September 10th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 10 (IANS) Assam Police have intensified security arrangements after intelligence inputs that the anti-dialogue faction of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) led by Paresh Baruah alias ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Guwahati blast: 50 detained, ULFA claims responsibility


September 9th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 9 (IANS) Police have detained 50 people following a grenade attack in the city's Paltan Bazar area but police were yet to confirm the hand of any militant ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

12 injured in Assam blast (Lead)


September 6th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sept 6 (IANS) Twelve people, including three security personnel, were injured in a blast triggered by suspected militants in Assam's Tinsukia district Thursday evening, police said.Inspector General of Police ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Five injured in Assam blast


September 6th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sept 6 (IANS) Five people, including two security personnel, were injured in a blast triggered by suspected militants in Assam's Tinsukia district Thursday evening, police said.Inspector General of Police ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Assam flood situation worsens, toll rises to 18


June 28th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 28 (IANS) Heavy rainfall in Assam since early June has killed at least 18 people till Thursday and has flooded 21 districts in the state.Announcing the floods damage, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Fear of poisonous attacks leads to spider killing in Assam


June 6th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 6 (IANS) A large and hairy, tarantula-like spider species has created panic in Assam after reports of fatal attack on humans. Though the authorities have ruled out existence ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Tea production halts in five Assam districts


June 1st, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 1 (IANS) Three prominent tea growers' organisations in Assam have sought Power Minister Pradyut Bordoloi's intervention over the halt in tea production in five districts.The production came to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

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...

Posted in Uncategorized |

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...

Posted in Politics |

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...

Posted in Politics |

Blast kills one in Assam ahead of Sonia’s visit


May 26th, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 25 (IANS) Barely a few hours ahead of the scheduled visit of Congress chief Sonia Gandhi to Assam, a blast rocked the state's Tinsukia district late Friday ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Assam ties up with Arunachal to counter Maoist menace


May 10th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 10 (IANS) A day after gunning down four Maoists, Assam Police Thursday said they were closely coordinating with security forces in neighbouring Arunachal Pradesh to contain the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Four Maoists killed in Assam


May 9th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 9 (IANS) Four suspected Maoist guerrillas were killed in a shootout with security forces in Assam's Tinsukia district Wednesday, police said.Three others escaped in the incident that took ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

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...

Posted in Uncategorized |

ULFA attempt to disrupt Manmohan’s visit foiled


April 18th, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 18 (IANS) An attempt by ULFA's anti-talks faction to trigger at least two blasts in Guwahati, ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit April 20, has been ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

7 killed, 20 injured in Assam road mishaps


April 16th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 16 (IANS) At least seven people, among them a woman, were killed and over 20 injured in three road mishaps in different parts of the state ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Indians help revive tea estates in Malawi


November 30th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Nov 30 (IANS) A group of Indian experts is helping revive tea cultivation in Malawi in southern Africa and has so far succeeded in putting 8,500 acres of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Hazarika’s songs fill the streets of Assam


November 6th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Tinsukia (Assam), Nov 6 (IANS) He is no more, yet his voice filled the streets of many parts of Assam Sunday, as bereaved fans of music maestro Bhupen Hazarika pulled ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Single women victims of witch-hunt in tribal Assam


November 2nd, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Tinsukia (Assam), Nov 2 (IANS) It was a fine day when Debari Nagbonshi, 60, stepped out of her home after bath and saw the new bride of a neighbour hanging ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

‘Maoists have made inroads in northeast’


October 20th, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Oct 19 (IANS) Joint Intelligence Committee Chief Ajit Lal Wednesday said the Maoists have have made inroads in the strife-torn northeastern region but there is no evidence of linkages ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Maoists looking for bases in Assam: Gogoi


October 17th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Oct 17 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Monday said the Maoists were trying to establish bases in the state with active support from various groups and organisations aimed ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Bilaspur busiest railway division


September 2nd, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Bilaspur in Chhattisgarh is the busiest railway division and Tinsukia in Assam has the least workload.Minister of State for Railways Bharatsinh Solanki provided this information ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Separated 40 years ago, united on live TV


August 19th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 19 (IANS) Abandoned when he was four in Assam, reduced to begging on the streets of Nepal's capital Kathmandu and now a computer engineer in the US ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

ULFA committed to peace talks with Centre


April 19th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Tinsukia, Apr 19 (ANI): With peace talks between the Centre and the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) having begun, it seems the hard work put in by the government to persuade ... Read more...

Posted in National |

BJP shall form next government in Assam: Nitin Gadkari


March 23rd, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 23 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Wednesday kicked off the party's election campaign in Assam by launching a blistering attack on the ruling Congress ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Three ULFA rebels, cop killed in Assam gunfight


March 15th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 15 (IANS) Three bombers of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) and a policeman were killed in a gunfight Tuesday in Assam, a day after the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

No night trains in Assam till Jan 30


January 25th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 25 (IANS) Night-time movements along the Guwahati-Lumding section of North East Frontier Railway in Assam have been suspended till Jan 30 to prevent any possible subversive activity in view of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Back in open, but Assam’s freed rebels have lot to do


December 25th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, Dec 25 (IANS) Years of life underground, then captured and put behind bars for another long stint, and finally back to the mainstream - life has turned full ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

ULFA’s ‘Mama’ released on bail, fifth to be set free


December 5th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, Dec 5 (IANS) Septuagenarian separatist leader and political ideologue of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA), Bhimkanta Buragohain, stepped out of Guwahati Central Jail Sunday after ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Assam tea planter, son kidnapped by gunmen


November 16th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 16 (IANS) A tea planter, owning four tea gardens in eastern Assam, and his son were kidnapped by gunmen, officials Tuesday said.A police spokesman said Om Chowkhani and his son ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Suspected ULFA militants free kidnapped Assam tea grower


September 21st, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 21 (IANS) Tea grower Ajay Subba, kidnapped by suspected militants of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) last week, returned home early Tuesday, police said. A police spokesperson ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

ULFA, NDFB strike - two kidnapped in Assam


September 15th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 15 (IANS) A tea garden owner and a businessman were kidnapped by militants in two separate incidents in Assam, police said Wednesday. Massive operations were underway to rescue Ajay Subba, owner ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Theatre festival features ‘terrorism and peace’


August 31st, 2010 - 10:51 pm ICT by ANI
By Vaschipem Kamodang Jorhat, Aug.31 (ANI): A two-day drama festival was held at theater hall here recently, highlighting various issues of public interest. The one that drew maximum attention was based on ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Assamese craftsman carves out bamboo made cutlery


August 26th, 2010 - 11:19 pm ICT by ANI
By Peter Alex ToddTinsukia (Assam), Aug.26 (ANI): Believe it or not, a craftsman in Assam's Tinsukia District has carved out eco-friendly cutlery in different shape, sizes and designs with bamboo.It includes knives, ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe