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27 hurt in mishap
Diphu, Feb. 20:
Twenty-seven people were injured when a Diphu-bound bus from Bokajan lost control and overturned at Manja today. he condition of three people is said to be serious.
A Bangladeshi and two Indians were apprehended on Thursday night by security forces at Khewarchar under Sadar Tilla Border outpost in Dhubri for being part of a racket that helps illegal migrants cross over to India.
Police on Thursday night arrested Bhavajway and Bikram Reang from south Hailakandi for being involved in a firing and dacoity case in Damcherra village last week.
Oil India Limited on Friday responded positively to the construction of an auditorium at Duliajan as demanded by 16 organisations, led by the All Assam Students’ Union.
Representatives of six communities, including Koch-Rajbongshis, staged a dharna in front of the Dhubri deputy commissioner’s office on Friday demanding Schedule Tribe and Sixth Schedule status.
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