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Wednesday , December 19 , 2012
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Rebels held

Kokrajhar, Dec. 18: Two rebels of Muslim Protection Tiger Force of Assam — Batiruddin Sheikh and Mafizul Haq — were arrested in Kokrajhar last evening.

2 die in feud

Tinsukia: Two persons died in a family feud at Balijan village here on Monday night. Police said Bijoy Bhyuan died on the spot after being attacked by his son-in-law, Rahul Kalandi. Bijoy’s son, Chandra, attacked Rahul with a sharp weapon and killed him. Chandra is absconding.

Man killed

Jorhat: Chandra Gowala died on the spot after being attacked by his neighbour, Sattu Bauri, with a sharp weapon at Khishri colony here on Tuesday.


Jorhat: Minakshi Basumatary, 36, wife of a railway official, was found hanging at her residence in Mariani on Tuesday.


Jorhat: Army officials on Tuesday collected evidence as part of the court martial proceedings against four army personnel accused in the December 2011 Jorhat robbery case. he complainant Puna Gogoi along with his four other family members identified the accused.

Financial camp

Guwahati: The RBI is organising financial outreach camps on Saturday in Sonapur village in Darrang district. to bring the people of this area under the ambit of the banking structure. The RBI has been organising such camps all over the country, including the Northeast, since its Platinum Jubilee year in 2009-10.


Guwahati: Assam governor J.B. Patnaik on Tuesday declared a grant of Rs 5 lakh to Assam Network of Positive People (ANP+), a non-profit community-based organisation run by people living with HIV andworking for the welfare of HIV affected. ince 2004.