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Police foils ULFA(I)'s bid, nabs hardcore militant

Guwahati, July 21 (IBNS): The Assam police foiled a bid of Paresh Baruah alias Paresh Asom led ULFA(I) after apprehending a hardcore militant of the outfit group in Upper Assam's Dibrugarh district on Thursday.

Two suspected jehadis nabbed in Assam

Guwahati, July 18 (IBNS) : Security forces on Monday apprehended two suspected jehadis from Assam’s Chirang district, officials said.

Assam: KPLT: Changing Colours

On June 29, 2016, the Army claimed that, in a series of joint operations with the Assam Police over the preceding days, 11 militants of the recently-floated militant outfit, Helem Tiger Force (HTF), were arrested from Umrongso in Dima Hasao District and Larkercha village in West Karbi Anglong District along the Assam-Meghalaya border. HTF reportedly has close links with the Karbi People's Liberation Tiger (KPLT). During the operation, the Security Forces (SFs) recovered two 9mm pistols, three 7.65 pistols, three rifles, one hand grenade and 40 rounds of live ammunition. After the arrest, the Army sources said that the unearthing and apprehension of a majority of cadres of this outfit which has links with KPLT and United People's Liberation Army (UPLA), has been a major setback to the nexus between the outfits, which have been involved in kidnapping, extortion and 'tax-collection'. The kingpin of this new outfit is still at large and efforts are on to reach out to him.

For country's justice at large, one needs to work for the development of NE: PB Acharya

Guwahati, July 7 (IBNS): Governor of Assam and Nagaland P.B. Acharya urged upon the people of the North Eastern States living in Mumbai to lend their hands and actively participate with different agencies to come up with initiatives for the Development of the North Eastern Region.

Assam on high alert following report of 5 Bangladeshi terrorists' infiltration

Guwahati, July 7 (IBNS): Assam Police on Thursday sounded high alert across the state following a report of five Bangladeshi terrorists entering the state.

Assam: Floods affect over 80,000 lives

Guwahati, July 6 (IBNS): Heavy rains on Sunday have left over 80,000 people reeling under flood water in Assam, reports said.

Assam to form special force to protect rhino

Guwahati, July 1 (IBNS): To protect one horned rhinoceros and fight against poachers, Assam government will form a Special Rhino Protection Force.

Assam CM orders repair of all roads in Barak Valley within three months

Guwahati, June 30 (IBNS): In what can be termed as a respite to the long-standing ordeal of the people of Barak Valley, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday directed the Public Works Department to fix its line of action and repair all the roads of Barak Valley within three months.

Sonowal orders for inducing 'exemplary changes' in Social Welfare Department

Guwahati, June 30 (IBNS): Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal called for exemplary changes to oversee the planning, development and management of child care delivery services and strengthening institutional mechanism for the welfare of children, mother and differently abled groups in the State.

Assam records 143.08% growth of small savings collection

Guwahati, June 30 (IBNS): The gross small savings collection from Post Office Small Savings schemes in Assam recorded Rs. 6080.96 crore in the Financial Year 2015-16 against the target of Rs. 4250 crore which was set for the state by the Ministry of Finance, Government of India during the last financial year.

Ambassador of Republic of Korea calls on Assam CM

Guwahati, June 29 (IBNS): The Ambassador of the Republic of Korea Hyun Cho called on Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal in Assam Secretariat on Wednesday and talked on a wide spectrum of areas such as economy, culture, tourism, tea, food processing etc.

Guwahati to host second BRICS Youth Summit in July

Guwahati, June 29 (IBNS): Guwahati, the gateway to the North East, is getting ready to the second BRICS Youth Summit, India 2016 will be held on July1-3.

Assam: JFA demands action against lady scribe's killer

Guwahati, June 27 (IBNS): Expressing shocks at the mysterious death of a lady scribe in Punjab, the Journalists' Forum Assam (JFA) on Monday demanded an authentic probe into the incident to find the culprits and book them under the laws.

Rs 80,000 cr to be invested in petroleum sector in Assam: Dharmendra Pradhan

Guwahati, June 24 (IBNS): Union Minister of State (independent) Petroleum & Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday said that 1,30,000 crore investments would take place in the petroleum sector out of which Rs 80,000 crore will be invested in Assam alone by 2030.

Assam CM directs BDOs to build 2 lakh IAY houses within two months

Guwahati, June 23 (IBNS): Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal asked the Block Development Officers prepare a list of poor persons in consultations with the local MLAs and submit the list within 15 days to the Panchayat and Rural Development Department.