Northeast Briefs

Couple die in fire Meeting Programme Protest Food safety Man arrested Shot dead

By The Telegraph Online
  • Published 11.11.13

Couple die in fire

Jorhat, Nov. 10: Ram Vilas Shah, 65, and his wife Leelawati Devi, 55, were charred to death when their house caught fire at Makum Road in Tinsukia district last night.


Jorhat: Over 300 people joined the BJP in the presence of the party’s state unit president Sarbananda Sonowal, in a meeting here on Sunday.


Dhubri: A three-day programme was organised to celebrate the golden jubilee of Gauripur Girls High School in Dhubri district on Sunday.


Dhubri: Women of Salkocha hit the streets and held meetings in protest against the sale of country liquor.

Food safety

Guwahati: The Tea Board is organising an awareness programme on the Food Safety and Regulations Act on Monday at Guwahati Tea Auction Centre.

Man arrested

Kokrajhar: A youth, identified as Mukta Baro, was arrested for trying to threaten the Bodoland Territorial Council executive member in charge of food and civil supplies Lwmsrao Daimary, with a grenade at his residence in Khairabari of Udalduri district on Saturday evening.

Shot dead

Kokrajhar: Unidentified gunmen shot dead Moniram Narzary, 42, a PWD employee, at JD Road, in the heart of Kokrajhar town on Sunday around 6.30pm.