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Two Assam Rifle troopers killed in ambush in Nagaland

Guwahati:  Two Assam Rifles troopers were killed and four others were injured on Saturday after suspected militants ambushed their convoy near the Nagaland-Assam border, a defence spokesman said. “The incident took place around 1 p.m. when some unidentified militants ambushed a convoy of the AR at a location between Ukha and Tobu village in Nagaland’s […]

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Arunachal Pradesh MLA, 10 others killed in militant ambush 

Guwahati: Atleast 11 persons, including Arunachal Pradesh legislator Tirong Aboh, were killed in an ambush by suspected Naga militants in Tirap district of Arunachal Pradesh on Tuesday, police said. Police said that Aboh and his family members were travelling from Dibrugarh in Assam to Khonsa, when their vehicle was ambushed by suspected NSCN (IM) militants […]

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Guwahati blast: Police nab five, intensify vigil to expose larger design

Guwahati:  The Assam police have arrested five persons for their involvement in the grenade blast on Thursday that left six people injured in state capital Guwahati. Guwahati Police Commissioner Deepak Kumar said on Saturday that while one Pranamoy Rajguru and Jahnabi Saikia were arrested on Friday, three more have arrested in the last 24 hours […]

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Two ULFA cadres arrested for Guwahati blast

Guwahati:  Two activists of the ULFA’s ‘anti-talk’ faction have been arrested for involvement in Wednesday’s grenade blasts here that left six persons, including four security personnel, injured, police said on Thursday. Guwahati City Police Commissioner Deepak Kumar identified the arrested as senior cadre Pranmoy Asom and his accomplice Jahnabi Saikia. “We had received inputs regarding […]

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Cyclone Fani: 6 trains between NE, South India cancelled

Agartala/Guwahati:  Due to the cyclonic storm ‘Fani’, six trains, scheduled to run between the south Indian states and Assam were cancelled on Thursday by the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR), an official said. According to the NFR Chief Relations Officer Pranav Jyoti Sharma, the plying of the six specified trains have been cancelled between May 2 […]