Security forces seized arms and ammunition from a person who claims to be a Nagaland Police constable at the railway station in Guwahati on Wednesday. Identified as Pradeep Kumar, GRP caught him when he was moving suspiciously and about to board the Delhi-bound Sampark Kranti Express arrival here by the Dimapur-Guwahati BG Express.
Two pistols and 90 rounds of cartridges were recovered from his possession during search. Kumar claimed that he was a constable of the Nagaland Police. The veracity of his statement was being checked.
The Board of Secondary Education, Assam has ordered an enquiry into the Goalpara incident where wanton cows destroyed hundreds of HSLC answerscripts on Friday.
SEBA chairman Shantikam Hazarika told reporters on Saturday that the Board had already initiated an inquiry into the incident. He said that the answer scripts had been evaluated already and so it was not going to affect the future of the students.
The Early Birds, an organization for animal care recently conducted a free veterinary vaccination cum treatment camp around the Pobitora Wild Life sanctuary on 27th and 28th Oct'07. Altogether 487 cattle were covered in the villages of Kholabhuyan, a fringe area. Medicines worth Rs five thousand were also freely distributed. Three veterinary final year students Sri Rupam Bhattacharya, Sri Anil Deka and Joy Prakash Sharma took part while two life members Sri Mukul Talukdar and Sri Pulakesh talukdar coordinated and liaised with the forest department. Early Birds eco-club members from Mayong also assisted the team. The D.F.O (WL) and the R.F.O , Pabitora offered field support . These vaccination camp was the 27th at Pobitora in last 14 years and 109th for all the Wild Life areas of Assam and Meghalaya covered by Early Birds.