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Thursday , December 20 , 2012
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Northeast Briefs

Picnickers dead

Sivasagar, Dec. 19: Namita Deka Bora, 40, and Puja Bora, 11, died when the bus they were travelling in from Nagaon overturned on NH 37 near Jhanji College in the district around 5.30am today. The bus was carrying a group of picnickers from Nagaon to Sivasagar. The injured were admitted to Sivasagar civil hospital.

Tuki meet

Guwahati: Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Nabam Tuki on Wednesday reiterated his concern on revenue generation and its misappropriation that is hurting the state’s coffers. He was speaking at a two-day conference of deputy commissioners, superintendents of police and heads of departments here.

Shot dead

Kokrajhar: Unidentified gunmen shot dead Nirmal Barman at Dalgaon along NH 31 (C) in Kokrajhar around 11am on Wednesday.


B>n Jorhat: A member of North Eastern Council, P.P. Shrivastava, will address a symposium on Scientific intervention for Societal Development in the Northeast at Dr JN Baruah memorial auditorium on the NEIST campus here on Thursday.


Dhubri: Two Ulfa linkmen, Asif Ali Khan of Kuntirchar and Mujmil Huq of Khalimari in the district, were apprehended on Wednesday in a joint operation by the army and police.