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Himanta in Delhi to meet Sonia

Health and education minister Dr Himanta Biswa has been camping in New Delhi to call on Congress president Sonia Gandhi to formally raise the demand for change in CLP leadership.

According to sources, Gandhi is unlikely to meet Dr Sarma on Wednesday. However, the dissident minister is free to meet Dr CP Joshi, Dr Ghulam Nabi Azad and Motilal Vhora who have been monitoring the widening difference within the Congress legislative party.

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Powerful grenade explosion in Kakopathar

25 Aug 2012 - 4:43am | editor

Kakopathar police station in Dibrugarh district of Assam had a narrow escape when suspected ULFA militants lobbed a powerful grenade on Friday. The grenade attack took place at around 9 at night which exploded with a huge sound just a few meters away from police station. There is no report of any casualty as the grenade missed the target. Top ranked police officials arrived in the spot and a vigorous operation is going on to nab the culprits. But no outfit has so far owned up the responsibility.

Fresh violence in Kokrajhar: 1 killed again

18 Aug 2012 - 3:55am | editor

Fresh violence is reported from Kokrajkhar where one more person was killed on Friday. According to report, unidentified miscreants shot dead a person at Kokrajhar. The shoot out took place at around 7.30 in the evening where three assailants came on motorbikes.

Road to be named after freedom fighter

23 Dec 2008 - 10:13pm | Dibya J Borthakur
The commemorative meeting held on December 20 at Monoha in Morigaon district to discuss the contributions of late Bhogram Deka in the country’s freedom struggle decided to name the Monoha – Morigaon PWD road as Bhogram Deka road.

According to the information, Bibekananda Doloi, parliamentary secretary of PWD announced the State Government’s decision in the meeting which was presided over by Mileswar Pator, president of Morigaon Zila Sahitya Sabha.

Speaking on the occasion, Pratap Hazarika,president of Morigaon District Journalist’s Association appealed to the younger generation to follow the ideals espoused by Bhogram Deka.The meeting was also attended by Loknath Mahanta, circle officer of Mayong. Morigaon Freedom Fighter’s association president Bhaben Handique was also present in the meeting.