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Doctors stage protest

Members from Indian Medical Association (IMA) of Kokrajhar branch has carried out a candle light rally in Kokrajhar town on Tuesday evening in protest against the brutal killing of Dr Deben Dutta, a doctor in Teok tea estate hospital. The rally was started from Kokrajhar RNB civil hospital complex traversed to RNB Road, JD Road,fly over and concluded at the same point.

Medical fraternities have strongly protested the brutally attack and killing of Dr Dutta.

Doctor and medical staffs participated the rally with banner, placards and demanded strict actions to the culprits.

Jorhat police so far arrested 30 persons involved in the gruesome crime.


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Stolen bike recovered in Raha

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Climate Change Adaptation conference on Feb 25

25 Feb 2014 - 12:09am | Syed Miraz Ahmed

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The conference is aimed to boost engagements in climate change adaptation discourse and policy processes in the Brahmaputra Basin in North East India.

The conference will bring together select international and national experts, researchers, policymakers, and practitioners dealing with climate change policies and livelihoods.

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NDFB cadre, linkman held

27 Dec 2016 - 12:56pm | AT Kokrajhar Bureau

A female cadre of NDFB(S) along with a linkman was arrested by security forces during search operation at Ultapani area in Kokrajhar district on Monday. Police administration claimed that NDFB organisation becoming lesser strength due to regular operation in the region.

Speaking the reporters today SP office in Kokrajhar,LR Bishnoi,ADGP(BTAD) told that a female cadre and linkman of NDFB-S were apprehended at a joint operation carried out by security forces belonging to police,Rajput and 210 Cobra battalion late last evening along Bishmuri and Ultapani area under Kokrajhar PS. The female cadre was identified as Ansuri @ Ansu Narzary of East Mahendrapur village,who was engaged by a hardcore cadre of NDFB(S) Khouse @ Khrao Khrao @ Compounder. Khouse is a Myanmar trained cadre. Ansu’s revelation led to arrest a linkman, was identified as Mahiram Brahma @ Mwisw of Ultapani village of Kokrajhar district. Ansu was working under direction of Khouse for the activities of NDFB, besides advise to collect ammunitions from Mahiram Brahma.

A total of 152 rounds of live AK series (i.e. 7.62 × 39 mm) and two mobile handsets were recovered from them. The recovered ammunitions were supposed to send to Khouse for Myanmar, Bishnoi said.

He has claimed that NDFB(S) has been becoming less strength in their stability due to regular search operation carried out by security forces.

He said that police administration had offered surrender opportunity for top leaders of the militant outfits through involving linkman,but militant leaders yet to response on it. He again giving opportunity space to top leaders for surrender if they come to the main stream, they would be accepted as per constitution and law of the land, he added. He said that both the accused are now in Police custody for further interrogation. It must be mentioned that the woman cadre has earlier been arrested along with extortion money that she was going to handover to another linkman. He said that security forces would be continued its search operations against militant outfits in the region.