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Dhaka waiting for positive settlement

Dhaka is waiting for early settlement of the land deal with New Delhi. This was what Bangladesh high commissioner in India Tariq A. Karim said in Guwahati. In his interaction at a FICCI function in the city on Wednesday, he said that said ratification of the India-Bangladesh Land Boundary Agreement is the only way to help both the countries solve the problem of illegal migration. He further said it would help India and Bangladesh boost bilateral ties. Karim said ratification of the land boundary agreement is in India’s own interest.

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2 killed in police firing

15 Feb 2013 - 5:40pm | AT News
Poll related violence refuses to die down. Two more people were killed in police firing in Dhubri district on Friday. The incident took place during poll counting in Hathsinghmari area of the South Salamara sub division when a group of men allegedly tried to storm into a counting centre and destroy ballot boxes for the elections.
Five other people were also injured in the firing by Assam Police and paramilitary forces.
It comes three days after 20 people were killed in police firing in Goalpara district where protests by the Rabha Hajong tribe during Tuesday's village council elections triggered violence.

The police said it has had to open fire because members of the Rabha Hajong tribe were burning down villages and attacking government officials. It took the death toll to 23.

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Bokakhat Samaj inaugurated

14 Jul 2011 - 2:56pm | Koushik Hazarika

Bokakhat is a small sub-division in Golaghat district, very much attached with culture & literature from very earlier. From this growing town some of the young guns come front for some social activity with the banner of "Bokakhat Samaj". In a press meet at Bokakhat Press Club onWednesday, the president & secretary of the trust explained the plaining & activity of the newly setup organisation. There main moto is helping poor people with activities like blood donation, supplying Oxygen Cylinder, etc. They also plan to conduct "Bokakhat Mahutshav" every year at Guwahati where they will mainly focusing on the selling & expose of products from Bokakhat. Interested to donate blood and to know more information please contact 24-hour helpline: 9401083018, 9859300657.