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Nurul Hussain removed from AGP executive body

The Asom Gana Parishad has removed MLA and former minister Nurul Hussain from the central executive committee charging him with secretly meeting a few suspected ISI agents at the Guwahati Central Jail. The revelation came up on the floor when health minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma disclosed that the minister and MLA Ananta Deka visited a few suspected ISI agents inthe jail.
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Woman crush to death by train

6 Dec 2017 - 6:19pm | AT News

KOKRAJHAR:  Speeding trains  crushed to death a 50 year old woman near Kokrajhar rail station in morning on Wednesday. But the body which police recovered in the morning remained unidentified.

Ambubachi fair ends

26 Jun 2015 - 1:10pm | AT News

Kamakhya temple premises atop the Neelacjhal hill is set to be fallen silent on Friday as the four day long Ambubachi fair has come to an end.

Lakhs of pilgrims from the country and abroad are waiting on long queues from early in the morning to visit the ancient temple which resumed puja offerings on Friday.

Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi visited the temple at 7-30 in the morning and offered pujas along with Kamrup (Metro) DC amnd commissioner MGKV Bhanu.

Talking to reporters, Gogoi said that he was seeking divine help to restore peace and development in the state.

ICL, the breakway cricket league manages to lure three Assam cricketers

29 Aug 2007 - 5:14am | editor
Guwahati : Three Assam Cricketers- Abu Nascim Ahmed, Parvez Aziz and Sujay Tarafdar had singed up for the Essel Group’s breakaway venture Indian Cricket League (ICL) on Tuesday. The trio, who were accompanying the state team for an exposure tour in Chennai, left the team hotel on Tuesday to join the rebel party. .

The is for the first time any players from Assam had joined ICL. However Vasant Sarvanan, S Satish and Kiran Powar, all of whom had represented Assam in the Ranji Trophy tournament as out station players earlier are already in ICL..

The trios' decision to play for ICL would definitely hamper the state teams' performance in the coming season as all of them performed superbly for the state Ranji squad as well as U-19 team in last year and also looked good nick this season. Abu and Sujay, both are the upcoming pace bowlers of the state and Parvez is a opening batsman, Abu, a U-19 world cupper, was also the member of the India U-19 squad which won tri nation tournament in Colombo very recently.

Meanwhile the Assam Cricket Association in its brief reaction said if the cricketers changed their decision and wanted to return they were welcome. Otherwise as per the BCCI's instruction, all three wouldn't be allowed to play any tournament under the affiliated units of BCCI