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Kalyan Kalita, a contractor, 38, allegedly shot at himself with his licensed pistol at his Uzan Bazar residence under mysterious circumstances today. Police said he was admitted to the GMCH.
A ragpicker, aged around 50, was run over by a truck bearing registration number AS-01-F-9473 at Narengi on Tuesday afternoon. A mob roughed up truck driver Raj Mohan Singh and partially damaged the vehicle. Singh was later arrested by police and the truck seized.
AASU activists on Tuesday gheraoed the Railway Recruitment Board at Guwahati railway station in Paltan Bazar, demanding 100 per cent reservation for indigenous youths in B and C category jobs of the NF Railways.
Gauhati University on Tuesday declared the posts of general secretary, vice-president, treasurer and magazine secretary, for the 27-member Gauhati University Workers’ Association as elected uncontested.
Lakhimpur, May 10:
A meeting was held at the deputy commissioner’s conference hall to-day to discuss issues related to the counting of votes on Friday, an official press release issued by the district information and public relation officer, Lakhimpur, said.
Don Bosco Higher Secondary School, Dibrugarh, will receive the casket containing the relic of St John Bosco popularly known as Don Bosco at Bishops House Dibrugarh on Thursday at 1pm.
Ulfa chairman Arabinda Rajkhowa along with Chitrabon Hazarika and other leaders met the families of former Ulfa cadres at Kardang village in Goalpara on Tuesday.
An NDFB cadre, Hasad Basumtrary, and three NDFB linkmen, Sankar Basumatary, Pratap Basumatary, and Swamdwn Narzary, were held by 19 Madras Regiment from Besor village of Chirang district on Tuesday. A 9mm pistol, a country-made pistol, a Chinese grenade, ammunition and five extortion notes were found on them.
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