Northeast Briefs

Militant arrested Protest Panel nod White paper

By The Telegraph Online
  • Published 10.10.12
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Militant arrested

Tinsukia, Oct. 9: An UPDF cadre, Jina Kapat, was apprehended during a joint operation by 12th Assam Regiment of the army and Lohit police of Arunachal Pradesh at Wagun village in Namsai sub-division of Lohit district last night. A .32mm US-made pistol and ammunition were recovered from him.

Protest

Tinsukia: Students of Doomdooma College here blocked NH 37 on Tuesday for several hours to protest against the arrest of two students on charges of beating a driver and handyman of a bus, who had allegedly misbehaved with a girl student.

Panel nod

Guwahati: The Planning Commission on Tuesday gave investment clearance to Dolaithabi Barrage Project in Manipur. The project is estimated to cost Rs 360.05 crore. The commission said the state finance department should restrict the expenditure to the approved cost.

White paper

Guwahati: Chief minister Tarun Gogoi said on Tuesday that a white paper on the status of implementation of various clauses of Assam Accord would be published on October 15.