5 NDFB-S militants killed in Chirang
Police claimed to have killed 5 NDFB(Songbijit) militants at an encounter in Chirang district on Wednesday.
The encounter took place with a joint police and army team in in morning inside a dense jungle of Laimuti under Runikhata police station.
Police further seized an AK series rifle, five pistols, six magazines, five grenades, 60 rounds of ammunition and Rs 1 lakh in cash were recovered from the spot.
The slain militants were identified as C Rekha @ Rajib Sumpramary, assistant finance secretary,M Rojong @ Roslin Mushahary,commander of Laimuti area,Debanand Islary,Pwrmailang Basumatary and Raju Basumatary @ B Raidwng.
28 Mar 2014 - 10:09pm | AT News
The businessman who was shot at by miscreants in Sonari succumbed to his injuries at a private nursing home hours after he was rushed to it in Dibrugarh on Friday.
Identified as Golap Lunawat, the local trader in Sonari breathed his last at 8-30 in the evening two hours after he was rushed to the Aditya Hospital.
He sustained serious injuries at his womb when two motorcycle born youths pumped several rounds of bullets at him in front of the Sonari College in the evening.
Lunawat fell on the spot and the miscreants managed to flee from the spot immediately after the firing.
9 Aug 2014 - 10:39am | SK Hasan
Nazira is a small town. But the problems confronting it for the last couple of years are huge. The common people are bearing the brunt.
Nazira Municipal Board, Nazira Town Block of the Bharotiya Janata Party staged dharna in front of Nazira Natiya Mandir recently demanding steps to solve the problems.
They submitted a memorandum to the civil SDO demanding steps to ensure development of Nazira Town.
They further demanded a Children park at in the town apart from steps to properly protect and preserve the historic monuments. /
2 Nov 2007 - 5:13am | editor
The Kaziranga National Park has been reopened for the visitors on 1st November. The world"s famous park, home to one-horned Rhinos, migratory birds and several endangered species will be kept open for the visitors till April next so that tourists can take a glimpse of them. The 430 square kilometer park located at Nagaon and the Golaght districts of Assam (in North East India) was declared world heritage site in 1985.Since then several foreign agencies have come forward to extend financial help to save the animals who are on the verge of extinction.
It was opened for the tourists by DK Goswami, deputy commissioner of Golaghat at aroud 6-45 am for both Indian & Foreign tourist.Both elephants and jeep safari were started today in the Kohora range.The tourists at Mihimukh, Kohora were today greeted by a seventeen elephants.1st day 15 Foreign tourist visit this park.
The inaugural function was attended among others by Jiten Gogoi, MLA, Bokakhat, Chief Conservator of Forests (Wildlife) BS Bonal, Park Director SN Buragohain, and BC Sarmah, Deputy Director Tourism among others.
Taking advantage of the situation altogether 596 Rhinos have been killed by the poachers since 1980. Despite the problem the authorities have not been able to contain the menace due to poor infrastructure. Moreover theguards engaged in the park duty are not at all equipped to match with the gun power of the poachers and as a result of which poaching has been on the rise gradually.KOUSHIK HAZARIKA, BOKAKHAT