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Tuesday , May 1 , 2012
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Northeast Briefs

Militants arrested

Kokrajhar, April 30: Four members of NDFB (Ranjan Daimary faction) were arrested by a joint team of the army and police in Udalguri today. The arrested persons include self-styled area commander Laiman Boro. Two pistols, four hand grenades, live ammunition and spare magazines and extortion pads were recovered from them.

BJP entrant

Jorhat: One of the founding joint secretaries of AGP, Amiyo Kumar Bora, joined the BJP in the presence of several central BJP leaders at a party workers’ meeting held in Golaghat on Monday.

Soil meet

Jorhat: An awareness meeting on whitegrubs and other soil arthropods for farmers was held at Dr M.C. Das Auditorium of the Assam Agricultural University, here on Monday. Assam minister of state for water resources Rajib Lochan Pegu was the chief guest at the meeting.

Body found

Sivasagar: An unidentified male body, aged about 40 years, was found along Dikhow river at Nakatani under Gaurisagar police station here on Monday. olice suspect that the person had drowned. some nearby area and had been swept away by the river. B> /B> rinagar way Jammu (PTI): The Centre has sanctioned Rs 14.50 crore for ithereignthd cvnmgt in thryuiemprovement of the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway.Centre has sanctioned Rs 14.50 crore for ithereignthd .