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Wild jumbo tramples 1 to death

In yet another tragic incident, a youth was trampled to death by a loner wild jumbo in Paneri Tea Estate in Udalguri at about 10 pm on Saturday evening. The deceased has been identified as Jaichan Kujur (25). Locals told that Kujur was confronted by the loner while he was on his way back home.

It is pertinent here to mention that the man-elephant conflict has taken an ugly turn along the Indo-Bhutan border villages in Udalguri district claiming as 7 human lives and 8 elephant in 2017-18. 

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Recipient of The Annual Colosseum Awards 2014 & 2015 (by The Assam Tribune group), Shajid Khan is a journalist based in Tangla.In his stint of journalistic experience he has contributed numerous political, socio-political stories for bountiful national,international as well as Assam based publications. He also pens down analytic commentary on print and web based publications.

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2 ULFa cadres surrender before Dhubri police

3 Jun 2008 - 2:08am | editor
Two hardcore ULFA cadres surrendered before deputy inspector general of Western range in Dhubri K V Singhdeo on Monday morning with an AK-81 rifles, three magazines, 72 rounds of live ammunitions, 2 Chinese hand grenades and mobile phones. According to information, the are said to be Zahirul Islam and Majubur Rahman. Both of these cadres were trained up in Bangladesh and later unleashed a reign of terror in Meghalaya and in some other parts of Dhubri.

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25 Sep 2010 - 5:23pm | Anup Arandhara


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17 May 2015 - 2:45pm | AT News

Heavy rains in Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh threaten to submerge many parts of Assam during the next 24 hours. 

The water levels of the river Brahmaputra and her tributeries have started going up following the non stopped rainfalls from Friday in both the neighbouring states. The mighty river is flowing just an inch below the danger mark. But if this trend continues atleast ten to fifteen districts are likely to come under the surging waters. The worst-hit would be Lakhimpur and Dhemaji where the situation would worsen as soon as Arunachal Pradesh releases the excess waters from the hydel dams.

According to the weathermen the situation would not improve for the next 48 hour.