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Manipur Guv passes away

Manipur Governor Dr Syed Ahmad passed away on Sunday at 12.45 hours at Lilavati Hospital, Mumbai due to illness.  He was 75. 

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Tearful farewell to Gowala

17 Apr 2014 - 7:11pm | AT News

Amid a pall of gloom, thousands of his fans and partymen paid last respect to Dinesh Prasad Gowala after his body was flown back to his home in Lakhipur a day after the veteran Congress leader died in Delhi.

Kumbhirgram was teeming was bereaved people when the flight carrying the lifeless Gowala landed at the airport at 10 in the morning.

After last respect by the Silchar Congress heavyweights, his body was rushed to his ancestral village in Lakhipur for funeral rites.

Before that the body was kept to facilitate his partymen and well wishers pay their last respect.   

   The sitting MLA and former minister passed away at Medanta hospital in Gurgaon early in the morning on Wednesday.

He was airlifted to the Medanta Medicity hospital in Gurgaon on April 11 when his condition refused to improve in Silchar where he was initially admitted following cardiac arrest.

Black Widow still fans terror

24 Aug 2007 - 4:35am | pbaruah
Guwahati :Blood still oozes atop the North Cachar hills with the report of two more killings at the hands of the dreaded Black Widow on Thursday.

According to information received, the anti peace process Black Widow militants shot dead two persons in two separate incidents on Thursday in the hills district.

The militants killed a cadre of Dima Halam Daogah, a rival militant outfit which is now in ceasefire with the Centre. The rival militants shot dead the DHD cadre Laleh Khelma at his residence at around
12.30 pm at a village called Chouddha Kilo under Umrangshu police station on Thursday. Police say Mr Khelma was a close associate of DHD chairman Dilip Nunisa.

Notably, the Black Widow group broke away from the DHD group opposing the truce pact it signed with the Centre which is responsible for a series of bloody internecine clashes in the hill district.

In yet another incident, suspected Black Widow militants killed a teacher, Mannan Hussain, with
Dibarai High School in Haflong, at around 12 noon on Thursday. The militants killed him near the school in the town It is suspected to be case of cash deal while he was called over telephone.

Immediately after the incident, top ranked police officials rushed to the spot for investigation. No one has so far been rounded up

73 relief camps in Kokrajhar

3 Jan 2015 - 12:17pm | Hantigiri Narzary

There are still 73 relief camps running where 1,54,305 inmates are taking shelter and 25 police fixed pickets have been set up to the displaced places in the district, said Thaneswar Malakar, Kokrajhar DC on Friday.

Malakar while speaking the reporters today at DC office conference hall said that the relief camp have decreased 73 from 81 camps in the three sub-divisions like Kokrajhar,Gossaigaon and Parbatjhora in the district. Altogether 61,250 inmates are taking shelter in 31 camps in Kokrajhar sub-division,87,978 inmates are taking shelter in 37 and 5077 are taking shelter in 5 camps in Parbatjhora subdivision respectively and sufficient relief materials are providing to the camps,said Malakar.

He said that 33 persons were killed in the carnage and post carnage and government will provide Rs.5 lakhs each to the kin of deceased as ex-gratia and injured will also be given compensation,besides house burnt and damaged after carnage in the district.

He said that relief works for the welfare of the inmate and affected peoples are running in full swing and government have made sufficient steps for the cause.He said that government have deputed five more ADC and two IAS officers in the district to over see the situation and situation has returned normalcy and expected that peace and harmony will be restored within short period of days in the district among all sections of community.

He has thanked all individual or organisation who were provided relief materials to the inmates including DCs from Dibrugarh,Dhubri,Baksa and Guwahati (mtero) for extending relief materials in the district.