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    161 people of Assam killed by Naga miscreants since 1972
    Guwahati, Mar 4 : At least 161 people of Assam were killed in attacks by miscreants of Nagaland since 1972 in the areas of Assam-Nagaland border, Assam government said in the state assembly on Wednesday.

    Production loss hits Indian tea exports
    New Delhi, March 4 : Indian tea exports declined in 2014 as Assam Orthodox variety suffered 20-million kg production loss due to delayed rains, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Wednesday.

    Gauhati HC allows prisoners to watch cricket World Cup
    Guwahati, March 4 : The Gauhati High Court Wednesday directed the Assam government to provide cable connections to TV sets in Guwahati Central Jail so that inmates can watch news, entertainment programmes and matches of the ongoing cricket World Cup.

    Another rhino killed in Assam's Kaziranga
    Guwahati, March 4 : Poachers have killed yet another one-horned rhino, the sixth this year, inside the heavily-protected Kaziranga National Park, a Unesco World Heritage Site, officials said on Wednesday.

    Rhino poached in Kaziranga
    Guwahati, Mar 4 : : Poachers killed another one horned rhinoceros in Assam's Kaziranga National Park (KNP) on Wednesday and managed to flee with its horn, officials said.

    Assam CM, governor clash over poaching issue
    Guwahati, March 2 : The debate between Assam Governor P.B. Acharya and Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi over the killings of one-horned rhinos gained steam on Monday after the latter slammed the chief minister on the first day of the assembly's budget session.

    Security forces arrest 16 militants, linkmen in Assam
    New Delhi, Mar. 1 : In two separate operations, security forces on Sunday arrested 16 militants and linkmen of various banned outfits from Assam.

    17 cadres, linkmen of different outfits apprehended in Assam
    Guwahati, Mar 1 : : Security forces have apprehended at least seventeen cadres and linkmen of different outfit groups, including two hardcore militants of NDFB(S), from various places in Assam on Sunday, officials said.

    Assam budget session to begin tomorrow
    Guwahati, Mar 1 : The budget session in Assam's state assembly will start from Monday, officials said on Sunday.

    Assam Governor directs forest department to curb rhino poaching
    Guwahati, March 1 : : Assam Governor PB Acharya on Sunday directed the state forest department and authorities of the Kaziranga National Park (KNP) to take stern actions to curb rhino poaching incidents in the state.

    Budget pro-rich, pro-corporate: Assam CM
    Guwahati, Feb 28 : Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogol Saturday termed the union budget for 2015-16 "pro-rich and pro-corporate", while regional political party Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) said it was a "depressing" one for Assam and the northeast.

    Man who spearheaded Garoland demand dead
    Shillong, Feb 28 : Garo National Council (GNC) legislator Clifford R. Marak, who spearheaded the political movement for creation of a separate Garoland state in Meghalaya, died Saturday at a hospital in Assam, hospital officials said. He was 68.

    IED found on railway track in Assam
    Goalpara (Assam), Feb. 27 : Security forces recovered an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) at the railway track in Assam's Goalpara district on Friday.

    Powerful IED recovered from Assam railway track
    Guwahati, February 27 : Security forces on Friday recovered a liquid petroleum cylinder based powerful Improvised Explosive Device (IED) from a railway track in Assam's Goalpara district, officials said.

    Another rhino poached in Kaziranga, forest official suspended
    Guwahati, Feb 27 : : A forest official was suspended after a one-horned rhino was poached in Kaziranga National Park (KNP) on Friday while Assam forest minister Atuwa Munda was visiting the park.

    Assam: Five KLO militants surrender arms
    New Delhi, Feb. 27 : Five militants of the banned Kamatapur Liberation Organization (KLO) surrendered by depositing their arms and ammunitions in Assam's Kokrajhar district.

    IED found on railway track in Assam
    Guwahati, Feb 27 : A major tragedy was averted in Assam's Goalpara district Friday as soldiers recovered a powerful Improvised Explosive Device (IED) from the Dudhnai- Mendipather-Guwahati railway tracks.

    Forest minister in Kaziranga, another rhino killed
    Guwahati, Feb 27 : Poachers killed a one-horned rhino even as the state's newly appointed forest minister was camping in the park and personally reviewing strategies to thwart poaching in Assam's Kaziranga National Park Thursday night, officials said.

    New projects announced for NE in 2015-16 Railway Budget
    Guwahati, Feb 26 : : The Union Railway Budget for 2015-16, which was tabled in the Parliament on Thursday, provided proposals for considerable increase in allotment of funds for the projects already sanctioned in Assam and Northeastern region.

    Huge cache of arms recovered in Guwahati, 2 held
    Guwahati, Feb 25 : Assam police on Wednesday recovered huge cache of arms and ammunition, explosives and arrested two persons in two separate incidents in Guwahati, officials said.

    19 children rescued from traffickers in Assam
    Guwahati, Feb 25 : NGO Child Line, in association with Assam Police, Wednesday rescued 19 children from the railway station here from a group of traffickers.

    Four hardcore militants apprehended in Assam
    Guwahati, Feb 25 : : The Security forces apprehended four hardcore militants including two of NDFB(S) in Assam on Wednesday, officials said.

    Few top political leaders of Assam in touch with BJP
    Guwahati, Feb 25 : Few top political leaders of Assam including three of Congress are in touch with BJP and are likely to be join the saffron party.

    Arunachal Pradesh: Persisting Irritants
    y M.A. Athul, Research Assistant, Institute for Conflict Management : Two civilian porters were killed and nine Assam Rifles troopers were injured in an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast at Monmao village, near the India-Myanmar border, in the Changlang District of Arunachal Pradesh, on ...

    Assam CM appoints 3 ex- ministers as advisors with cabinet rank
    Guwahati, Feb 24 : Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Monday appointed three ex-ministers as state government advisors with cabinet ranks.

    Assam forest minister discusses rhino poaching issue with journos
    Guwahati, Feb 22 : : Assam forest minister Atuwa Munda on Sunday discussed with journalists the issue of curbing rhino poaching incidents and to protect wild animals in the state.

    Women entrepreneur encourages youth in Assam to become self reliant
    Guwahati, Feb. 20 : The women in the north-east have become self reliant these days and started new ventures besides training the youth to start their own business.

    Modi to flag off Arunachal-Delhi train Friday
    New Delhi, Feb 19 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will Friday visit Arunachal Pradesh where he will flag off two trains -- one connecting the state with the national capital and another with Guwahati in Assam.

    Ranji: Karnataka pile misery on Assam, Mumbai set Delhi a stiff target
    Indore, Feb 19 : Karnataka consolidated their grip on their Ranji Trophy quarterfinal against Assam as they piled on a huge second innings total of 415 runs for five declared at the end of day four here Thursday.

    Assam BJP leader quits, blames Modi-Shah, corruption
    Guwahati, Feb 18 : A senior leader of the BJP's Assam unit and national executive member has quit the party, blaming Prime Minister Narendra Modi, party president Amit Shah and several other reasons for his "disillusionment".

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