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10 days police custody for Aditya

The Golaghat police got remand of Aditya Bora for ten days after the Maoist leaders produced before a local court on Saturday. The court further remanded his two associates from Dergaon to the police custody. Meanwhile a team of police officers has started interrogating Aditya and his two associates from Saturday. The interrogating officials claimed to have extracted a great deal of sensational revelation from the trio on the growing Maoist activities in the state.

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Clear rivers & drains

29 Jun 2014 - 10:25pm | AT News

Stunned by widespread criticism in the time of flood and landslide in Guwahati, chief minister has cleared a slew of measures to deal with the issue firmly.

After holding a crucial meeting with the Kamrup (metro) district administration on Sunday evening, Gogoi has asked the authorities to clear the rivers Bharalu, Bahini, Sorusola, Borsola, Silasaku immediately.

He further asked the Guwahati Municipal Corporation to clear the roads and drains in the city within the next 24 hours.

Gogoi started dealing with these firmly after rainwaters wreaked havoc in many parts of the city.

Culprit held, now cry for capital punishment

9 Apr 2018 - 5:06pm | Akshaya Pranab Kalita

NAMRUP: People thronged in thousands on the National Highway No 37 in Moran demanding capital punishment of Rajen Hardi whom police have arrested a week after he allegedly raped and killed a minor in Tiloi.

With banners and play cards local residents in large number blocked the busy road in between Sivasagar and Dibrugarh at 11 in the morning for more than 2 hours to mount pressure on the authorities to send the culprit to the gallows.

Hours after the police apprehended Rajen from Lepetkota area the people in the entire area thronged the high way demanding justice for the minor whom Rajen raped and killed before dumping in a river.

According to allegations, Rajen took away the five year old girl child to her mother who was in the nearest hospital. But he instead raped and killed her and went underground on April 2.

Three days after the incident police and local residents recovered the body from a waterbody. The authority has placed the police station officer in charge for failing to nab Rajen. On Monday morning Rajen was apprehended.

The police men probing the case has been interrogating him.

Handicraft exhibition in Kokrajha

27 May 2016 - 8:52am | AT Kokrajhar Bureau

A seven day Handicrafts Exhibition 2016-17 began at Durgabari, Depot Road in Kokrajhar from Thursday. The programme is being organised by Bodoland Regional Apex Weavers’ & Artisans Cooperative Federation Limited (BRAWFED). Altogether 50 artisans from different parts of the BTAD region as well across the state participated the exhbitio and displayed their handicrafts.

Binode Narzary, Chairman BRAWFEd lighted the lamp to inauguration in the presense of artisans and publics. Narzary, in his speech said that the federation has been organising exhibition and expo in the region where they exploring weaving and handicrafts.

Caroline Poiner, fashion designer from Sydney,Australia and Praveen Chouhan, New Delhi graced as guest on the occasion. NN Rana Patgiri, Managing Director BRAWFED said that federation has been stressing to make healthy growth of the weaving sector in the region through which unemployed youths are getting job opportuities.