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Narrow escape for Guwahati

 Guwahati city had a providential escape from yet another incident of explosion when security forces intercepted four bombs from a bus on Friday.

According to information, acting on a tip off security forces conducted a vigorous search operation inside a Guwahati bound bus at Hijugiri in the evening where four IEDs were founded to have planted under a seat.

 

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Explosives seized; 3 held

15 Mar 2014 - 2:29pm | AT News

Railway police foiled a nefarious blueprint of a car bomb explosion when they seized a huge consignment of explosives in Paltanbazar on Saturday.

Acting on a tip off, railway police in Paltanbazar picked up three persons from a train and seized these explosives from their possession.

During interrogation, they are believed to have confessed that these explosives were meant for NDFB-S to be exploded a powerful car bomb. Interrogation is in progress.    

BTAD home guards stage stir in Kokrajhar

20 Nov 2017 - 5:37pm | AT News

KOKRAJHAR: Hundreds of home guards engaged in the various government offices in the BTAD areas have staged dharma in Kojrajhar raising a set of demands on Monday.

With banners and festoones they agitated home guards thronged in front of the DC office and staged dharna raising their demands.

They said that they were underpaid and that too are not paid regularly. They further threatened to intensify the stir if the government remains mute.

PPFA thanks US Prez

1 Feb 2017 - 11:26pm | AT News

Patriotic Peoples’ Front Assam (PPFA) appreciates newly crowned US President Donald Trump for his gesture to India terming the largest democracy of the globe as ‘a true friend and partner in addressing challenges around the world’. The northeast India based patriotic forum also expressed happiness that President Trump called Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 24 January 2017 to invite the latter for visiting the United States later this year.

Both the powerful politicians discussed opportunities to strengthen the partnership between the US and India in broad areas such as the economy and defense. They also talked about the security scenario in the region of South & Central Asia and finally resolved that both the democratic nations stand shoulder to shoulder in the global fight against terrorism.

“We find no reason to condemn President Trump for his American first policy and believe that every nationalistic leader has the right to pursue his patriotism without harming other nation’s interest,” said a statement issued by the PPFA.

The forum also denounced the apprehension of some non-resident Indians taking shelter in the US because of President Trump’s aggressive nationalistic policy and argued that the proposed anti-terror strategy of the Republican leader would finally benefit India as a whole in the long run.

“We visualize India’s enhancing role in the international arena after President Trump joins hands with Russian President Vladimir Putin to counter international terrorism affectively. We are optimistic that New Delhi would nurture the relationship for a greater cause without compromising our national interest,” concluded the statement.