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Kokrajhar, Jan. 18:
Schoolteacher Diren Basumatary, 48, died in an accident at Kanaliapum under Mushalpur police station in Assam’s Baksa district late last evening. He died on the spot after being hit by a speeding vehicle.
The AGP on Tuesday demanded an independent inquiry by a sitting judge of Gauhati High Court to probe the alleged irregularities in declaration of statements of assets by chief minister Tarun Gogoi and his ministers.
Two passengers died on the spot while 13 were injured when a Dhubri-bound bus from Guwahati toppled on NH 31 at Tatpara in Dhubri on Monday.
Around Rs 2 lakh was realised as sales tax penalty by Dhubri district sales tax officials at Chagolia inter-state check gate on Monday night.
Hundreds of people staged a protest rally near Kaziranga National Park on Tuesday against Golaghat district administration’s move to conduct an eviction drive in the area.
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