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APA cadre arrested in Tamulpur


Security forces averted a major disaster in Nalbari district on Thursday when a hardcore Adivasi Peoples’ Army cadre was arrested.


Identified as Suleman Khan, he was apprehended during a combing operation by police and army in Kumarikata area in Tamulpur on Thursday morning. Two hand grenades along with some explosives were recovered from his possession.


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Shock and sensation at AMCH

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Some others slammed the college authority for deploying her alone at the ICU at night. “If the college authority does not listen to us, we have no option but to sit in strike immediately,” told a doctor to Assam Times.

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