Itanagar: At least 10 people including an assembly poll candidates from NPP were believed to have died when suspected NSCN(K) rebels exploded a powerful bomb in Tirap district of Arunachal Pradesh on Monday.
The incident took place around 11.30 when Khonsa West MLA and BJP candidate Tirang Aboh accompanied by his personnel assistant and security guards were on a trip. As Aboh and his convoy reach Birdoria area the Naga rebels who were waiting on the roadside ambushed the team where the entire team members were said to have died.
Security forces reached the spit and cordoned off the entire area to nab the culprits.
The NPP is extremely shocked and saddened by the news of the death of its MLA Shri Tirong Aboh (Arunachal Pradesh) and his family. We condemn the brutal attack and urge @rajnathsingh and @PMOIndia to take action against those responsible for such attack.
Yet another bridge over the river Brahmaputra will give the state a fresh lease of life on the infrascture front. This was what Tarun Gogoi said when the chief minister was addressing a huge rally in Guwahati on Sunday organized to celebrate the fourth anniversary of the Gogoi government. Gogoi said the state government itself would take the initiative to build the bridge over the mighty river. According to Gogoi, during his tenure the state's roads and bridges get a new. He said his government would not halt the concentration.
The Chirang police arrested three insurgents at a training camp near Daokhanagar in Chirang district on Wednesday.
Identified as Minarul Islam of Daokhanagar, Jahirul Ali of Gedabazar village of Dhaligaon and Badiur Zamal Sheik of Poporagaon of Bongaigaon were arrested when they were undergoing a training along with nine others from Barpeta, Bongaigaon, Baksa, Nalbari and Kokrajhar districts.
According to BTAD IGP Dr LR Bishnoi, the training was undergoing at Daokhanagar in the district from September 7 organized by one Ashiq alias Burn Bhai of Howly in Barpeta district.
A team of 3 member delegate from United Nations Information Centre for India and Bhutan,New Delhi today visited 'Akonir Kabita Ghar',an NGO working for the development of Children, Raha to know the activities done by the NGO for the children of Raha and its neighbouring areas.
"The team from UN Information Centre for India and Bhutan comprised of two people, Mrs. Kiran Mehra-Kerpelman, Director and Sanjana Subramanian. Mr. Aswini Sarma from the UNA Resource Centre for North East and the Executive Director of Institute of UN Studies in Assam accompanied
The team praised the novel approaches carried by the Children Organization towards the all round development for children community. The team was welcomed by Abani Saikia, Head, Rantu Mudoi, secretary of Akonir Kabita Ghar.