CRPF seize illegal liquor and timber at Merapani
Acting on a tip off the 142 Battalion of Central Reserve Police Force stationed at Merapani along the Assam-Nagaland interstate border in Golaghat district, led by commandant Vishrant Kumar, today seized two trucks bearing registration nos. AS-05/B-5736 and AS-03/AC-6909 loaded with 355 cartoons of Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL). The trucks were stranded in Gomariguri Tiniali area when the CRPF team carried out the raid. Three persons were also arrested in this connection and they were Mintu Konwar, Puwal Bora and Rubul Hussain. The illegal liquors were being carried from Bhalookpung in Arunachal Pradesh to Wokha district in Nagaland. The CRPF team also seized a truck loaded with illegal timbers and handed over to the forest department.
5 Dec 2014 - 6:36pm | AT News
In a bid to give the flood hit people some sort of relief, popular singer Angaraag Mahanta has contributed Rs 17 lakh to Chief Minister's Relief Fund.
Mahanta handed over the cheque to chief minister Tarun Gogoi at the latter’s residence in Koinadhara on Thursday evening. Accepting the cheque Gogoi appreciated the singer saying that it would be a big help for the flood affected people.
Mahanta, popularly known as Papon raised the amount through a musical concert held in New Delhi in October. The brain behind the initiatives was Bollywood music composer Vishal Dadlani and Papon himself along with popular artistes Arijit Singh, Harshdeep Kaur, Neeti Mohan and Shilpa Rao from the entertainment industry.
12 Aug 2007 - 2:56pm | editor
Bokajan : Three more Hindi-speaking people were killed and 3 others seriously injured at Parakhowa under Howraghat police station on Sunday evening when militant fired indiscriminately in a local bazaar at about 7.45 PM. Details are awaited.
20 Sep 2011 - 1:33pm | editor
All Assam Minority Students Union (AMSU), Barpeta district committee regretted the role of Chief minister Tarun Gogoi for handing over Assam’s land to Bangladesh. Barpeta district AAMSU in co-rodination with Kayakuchi Anchalik sammittee burnt the effigy of Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh shouting slogans against PM and CM against and the government