Boy trampled to death by wild elephants
KOKRAJHAR: A young boy was trampled to death and a woman left seriously injuried by wild elephant within 24-hour at Bijni in Chirang district on Friday.
According to local peoples, a 12-year-old young boy child was trampled to death by a herd of wild elephants at Bishnupur along the India-Bhutan border area under Bijni police station in Chirang district on Friday morning.
A herd of 4 wild elephants from nearby Manas National Park were approaching the village in search of foods where the incident took. The young child died on the spot. The deceased was identified as Shikajhora Rahul Singh (12) of Bishnupur.
In another incident, a 30-year-old woman received serious injury due to attacked by wild elephants at Agrong village on Friday morning in Chirang district.
The injury woman was identified as Mamata Sarkar (30) and mother of three.
She informed that she went at her crops field where she was attacked by wild elephants.
She was immediately rushed to Bhetagaon hospital after incident.
Local peoples alleged that the forest department have been nothing doing to protect the people from the elephant's attack situations in the area.
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Security has been tightened to ensure smooth conduct of the 63rd Republic Day celebrations on Thursday.
Assam Chief Secretary N K Das reviewed security scenario when he was chairing a meeting in Dispur on Wednesday.
Special security cover has been laid on major and important sectors like installations of OIL, ONGC and IOC, railways, airport, bus depots and other public places, sources said.
Apart from showcasing the diverse cultural extravaganza and displaying of tableaus, scouts and guides of the state will be felicitated for rendering service in managing the large inflow of mourners following the death of the legendary Dr Bhupen Hazarika.
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Countering BJP President Rajnath Singh's allegation of 'foreigners issue is not in Congress's agenda', Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said that the BJP did nothing to solve the issue during their tenure at the Centre. Thus their allegation is nothing but a political play that comes before every election. Gogoi questioned the BJP's role regarding constructing of Indo-Bangladesh border fence which were in a very deplorable state then in comparison to the present status.
Mocking on BJP's so called success in the recently concluded GMC election, Gogoi said that the party had failed to retain the success percentage of the earlier election though they were hyping on the success. Instead, Gogoi said, it was the Congress who got the absolute majority.
Sighting various developmental activities in the state, Gogoi, expressed with great confidence that the forthcoming Lok Sabha election will see a better seat sharing for the Congress than the earlier elections.
On the issue of Bangladesh land deal, CM reiterated that the deal will benefit Assam and that the longstanding border disputes will be solved forever.
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KOHIMA: In the event of any natural calamity in Nagaland, the Eastern Air Command, one of the five operational commands of the Indian Air Force, will join the Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority (NSDMA) to effectively respond to incidents with Air Force personnel and other resources like well-equipped helicopters for disaster rescue operations.
For this, both the concerned parties will work out comprehensive disaster management plans, helibases and strategic partnerships to make a greater impact on relief efforts including supplies of foods, safe drinking water, medicines and other materials to civilian population in tragedy.
These issues were discussed when Air Marshal Anil Khosla, the Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief (AOC-in-C) Eastern Air Command called on Chief Minister TR Zeliang at his residential office here this morning.
Khosla, who has also been tasked for defence in the eastern borders, discussed with Zeliang on construction of specialized defence radar at Pfutsero in Phek district.
The State government had already approved the acquisition of land for Airforce station in the district earlier like that of Shillong Peak which serves as a radar station for the Indian Air Force.
Khosla briefly highlighted the Chief Minister about the Shillong radar which looks into China and Bangladesh frontline that has high visibility capabilities to detect enemy's aircrafts in remote and inaccessible terrain of Northeast India.
He appreciated Khosla for his keen interest to involve Airforce in joint disaster management in Nagaland and suggested both parties to sit across for discussion and tie-up for relief mission.