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Sonia to go ahead with Assam visit despite bomb blast


May 26th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 26 (IANS) Despite a bomb blast in Tinsukia district hours ahead of her scheduled visit here, United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi decided to join the ... Read more...

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Grenade blast on Assam-Arunachal border


April 12th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 12 (IANS) Suspected militants triggered a grenade blast at remote Bordumsa area in Tinsukia district of Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border Thursday, police said.No one was injured. The grenade was ... Read more...

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Tribal student leader killed in Assam


February 22nd, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 22 (IANS) Tribal militants Tuesday shot dead a leader of the influential All Adivasi Students Association of Assam (AASAA) in the state, officials said.A police spokesperson said AASAA president Bosco ... Read more...

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Talks soon with ULFA: Interlocuter Haldar


December 17th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Dec 17 (IANS) The much-hyped peace talks between the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) and the central government are expected to begin soon with both sides Friday expressing optimism ... Read more...

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H. K. Dua presents “Charkha” communication awards to Ladakhi women


December 8th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 8 (ANI): Three young Ladakhi girls were awarded by the Charkha Development Communication Network for their writings at a function held at Gandhi Smriti here on Tuesday.The awards were ... Read more...

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ULFA linkman killed, two militants escape


October 5th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Oct 5 (IANS) A Bangladeshi linkman of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) was killed, while two ULFA rebels escaped after a gunfight with police in Meghalaya, an official ... Read more...

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Split in ULFA ranks as 19 commanders opt for peace


September 25th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, Sep 25 (IANS) In another blow to the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA), 19 top separatist commanders based in Bangladesh have given up arms and opted ... Read more...

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Three, including soldier, killed in Assam gun battles


January 14th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 14 (IANS) Two militants and an army soldier were killed in two separate gun battles Thursday in Assam, security officials said. A police spokesperson said an army soldier and a ... Read more...

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Myanmarese soldiers surround ULFA camp


November 5th, 2009 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 5 (IANS) Close on the heels of two senior rebel leaders of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) being arrested in Bangladesh, Myanmarese soldiers have reportedly surrounded a ... Read more...

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Seven bombs recovered along Assam-Meghalaya border


August 14th, 2009 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Aug 14 (ANI): Police on Friday recovered seven powerful bombs from a forest along the Assam-Meghalaya border before the Independence Day.Police suspect the explosives were being hidden by United Liberation ... Read more...

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Three militants killed in Assam encounter


June 11th, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, June 11 (ANI): Three militants, including two ULFA cadres, were killed and another injured in two separate encounters in Assam on Thursday.According to police, the five National Democratic Front of ... Read more...

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PM to address public meeting in Dibrugarh today


April 7th, 2009 - 11:31 am ICT by ANI
Dibrugarh (Guwahati), Apr 7 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will address a public meeting in Dibrugarh, about 400 km from Guwahati, today.According to sources, Dr. Singh, who represents Assam in ... Read more...

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ULFA planning R-Day blasts, say police; ask people to help


January 23rd, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 23 (IANS) A maximum security alert has been sounded in Assam following reports that militants were planning explosions in crowded marketplaces ahead of Republic Day and police have asked people ... Read more...

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Main accused in Jan 1 Guwahati blasts killed (Lead)


January 8th, 2009 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 8 (IANS) The main accused in the New Year's day serial bombings in this Assam city was shot dead by security forces Thursday, police said.Pranjal Deka, an explosives expert with ... Read more...

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Nine injured in Assam market blast, three ULFA killed


December 6th, 2008 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Dec 6 (IANS) Nine people, including two children, were wounded in an explosion at a marketplace in Assam Saturday, even as security forces killed three militants, officials said.A police spokesman said ... Read more...

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ULFA eyeing China for shelter, commander in China-Myanmar border


October 29th, 2008 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Oct 29 (IANS) The outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) is now looking to China for shelter following mounting pressure from Myanmar and Bangladesh with the outfit's top commander Paresh ... Read more...

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ULFA militant accused of murdering social activist killed


July 20th, 2008 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 19 (IANS) The Assam police Saturday shot dead a dreaded militant of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) who was the prime suspect in the 1997 killing of ... Read more...

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ULFA battalion declares unilateral ceasefire in Assam


June 28th, 2008 - 8:09 pm ICT by ANI
Amarpur (Assam), June 28 (ANI): A 'battalion' of banned outfit United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) declared unilateral ceasefire recently in expectation of reciprocal gesture from the Central government to pave ... Read more...

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28 wounded in Assam blast, minister escapes unhurt


April 10th, 2008 - 7:28 pm ICT by admin
(Lead)Guwahati, April 10 (IANS) A powerful explosion ripped through a marketplace in Assam's Karbi Anglong district Thursday, leaving 28 people injured, 15 critically. A minister addressing a public meeting nearby miraculously escaped ... Read more...

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Seven wounded in Assam blast, minister escapes


April 10th, 2008 - 4:24 pm ICT by admin
Guwahati, April 10 (IANS) Seven people were wounded, five critically, when a blast went off at a market place in Assam's Karbi Anglong district Thursday during a public meeting addressed by state ... Read more...

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Two injured in Assam blast, two militants killed in shootout


March 15th, 2008 - 11:30 pm ICT by admin
Guwahati, March 15 (IANS) Two militants were killed in a shootout with security forces Saturday, while two civilians were injured in a powerful explosion in Assam, officials said. A police spokesman said ... Read more...

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Assam blast claims one life, six injured


March 11th, 2008 - 10:28 pm ICT by admin
Guwahati, Mar 11 (ANI): At least one person was killed and six others injured this evening in a bomb explosion suspected to be triggered by the ULFA militants in Tinsukia.According to ... Read more...

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One killed, five injured in Assam blast


March 11th, 2008 - 8:57 pm ICT by admin
Guwahati, March 11 (IANS) At least one person was killed and five injured in a powerful explosion Tuesday at a crowded marketplace in Assam, the latest in a wave of attacks by ... Read more...

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ULFA strike paralyses normal life in Assam


February 19th, 2008 - 5:50 pm ICT by admin
Guwahati, Feb 19 (IANS) A 12-hour general strike called by the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) Tuesday paralysed normal life in Assam, officials said. Shops and businesses, educational and financial ... Read more...

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Intellectuals welcome the surrender of ULFA militants


November 24th, 2007 - 4:18 pm ICT by admin
By Peter Alex Todd Guwahati, Nov 24 (ANI): Assamese have welcomed the return of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) cadres to the mainstream of society. Cross sections of the society feel ... Read more...

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