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Hemanta Kumar Nath

Hemanta Kumar Nath is a correspondent in Assam, India, who reports on local news in Assam, the north east Indian state.

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Road Accident Kills Five in Assam
A speeding Tata pickup van driver lost control of his vehicle, crashing and killing four people. Injured persons were rushed to Guwahati medical college hospital, where two more died.
03:46 Dec 14, 2014 PST
Three Rhinos Killed in Assam in Within 24 Hours
Poachers killed three one-horned rhinos in Assam's Kaziranga and Orang National Parks. Two were killed on Wednesday and another on Thursday, escaping with the horns.
13:30 Dec 13, 2014 PST
Bus Service Opens for Guwahati-Dhaka Passengers
The Bus will travel from Guwahati via Meghalaya through Dawki to Sylet enroute to Dhaka, covering the 496 K.M. route.
04:04 Dec 13, 2014 PST
Poachers Kill Another Rhino in Kaziranga Park
Poachers fled from the Kathalchang area with the rhinoceros horn after killing the animal with a rifle. Forest guards found three empty cartridges.
13:46 Dec 11, 2014 PST
Assam Government to Open New Press Lounge for Journalists
The chief minister directed his press adviser, Bharat Chandra Narah to initiate necessary steps to provide furniture and other accessories for smooth functioning of the press lounge.
13:55 Dec 10, 2014 PST
Assam Spearheads Consultation on Cases of Missing Children
The Consultation was organized by State Child Protection Society under the aegis of the Department of Social Welfare in partnership with UNICEF, Assam.
11:29 Dec 8, 2014 PST
Key Suspect for Burdwan Bombing Arrested in Assam
Meanwhile Assam police DGP Khagen Sarma said that, Sahanur was the motivational trainer of JMB in Assam.
03:23 Dec 8, 2014 PST
ULFA Militants Target Hindi Speaking People in Assam
Banned militant organization ULFA(I) continued strikes against hindi speaking people in Assam. A trader in Lakhimpur district was killed and two others injured.
05:32 Nov 29, 2014 PST
Narendra Modi, Prime Minister Of India, Releases Assam Itinerary
Later in the evening, he will inaugurate the 75th anniversary celebrations of The Assam Tribune Group at ITA Auditorium, Machkhowa.
04:51 Nov 28, 2014 PST
Arms, Ammo, Explosives Recovered in Assam Ahead of PM Visit
Prime Minister Modi and the Union Home minister will address the 49th DGP-IGP conference, which will be held on November 29-30 in Guwahati.
16:30 Nov 27, 2014 PST
Assam Police Prevent Major Explosion: Powerful IED Found on Passenger Train
On November 23, two people were killed and 27 others injured in a powerful explosion in the Rajgarh area in Upper Assam's Dibrugarh district.
22:45 Nov 26, 2014 PST
PHOTOS: Wildlife Rehabilitation Vets Treat Male Rhino Calf Injured by Tiger
A male rhino calf, that was injured by a tiger, was treated on Monday morning by the IFAW-WTI run Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation MVS team.
04:24 Nov 26, 2014 PST
Powerful Explosion Rocks Assam Ahead of PM Visit
According to reports, at least one person was killed and 20 others were injured in a powerful explosion in Upper Assam's Dibrugarh district.
01:47 Nov 26, 2014 PST
Assam Students Launch Protest Rally Against Jihad
The students allege illegal Bangladeshis and jihadis have encroached in Kaziranga National Park and government lands in other parts of the state.
20:56 Nov 25, 2014 PST
Two KPLT Militants Killed in Assam Gun Battle
Following a tip off, a joint team of police and army had launched operation in the remote area, where the militant duo was killed in the encounter.
05:01 Nov 25, 2014 PST
'Burdwan Blast Suspect' Sahanur Alam Still At Large
Dhubri district SP Mridulananda Sarma said following a tip-off, police launched operation for Sahanur Alam near Fakiraganj along the Bangladesh border.
15:39 Nov 21, 2014 PST
Assam and Nagaland Collaborate To End Border Violence
The Governments of Assam and Nagaland are to cooperate, and there was a request for help to apprehend the alleged culprits.
04:58 Nov 21, 2014 PST
CRPF Sub-Inspector Kills Colleague in Assam
A CRPF Havaldar (equivalent to a Sergeant in the British or American military) was gunned down by a Sub Inspector from the same unit in Assam's Nagaon district.
05:12 Nov 19, 2014 PST
ULFA Militants Kill Trader in Assam's Majuli
Police recovered empty bullets from the area and launched operation to nab the militants.
03:39 Nov 15, 2014 PST
Kaziranga Forest Guards Kill Two Poachers in Gun Battle
Following a tip-off, forest guards had launched search operation between Diffalo and Borbhag forest camp under Burhapahar range office in the park, where poachers were hidden.
10:43 Nov 12, 2014 PST
Four Notorious Militants Arrested in Assam
Acting on a tip-off, army had launched an operation in the Balabari area near Goreswar in the lower Assam district and apprehended the militants.
04:26 Nov 12, 2014 PST
Three College Students Killed, Two Injured in Assam Road Mishap
Three college students were killed and two others were seriously injured in a single car crash in Assam's Bongaigaon district, as they were returning from a fair.
03:32 Oct 19, 2014 PST
NDFB Militant Killed, Two Injured in Assam Gun Battle
The deceased militant who was killed by police in a gun battle, was identified as Mangal Narzary, part of the NDFB Sangbijit faction.
01:10 Oct 19, 2014 PST
Two GNLA Militants Killed in Assam Gun Battle
GNLA and ULFA (Independent) militants are active in the bordering areas of the two neighbouring states. Police received a tipoff and exchanged fire.
18:05 Oct 5, 2014 PST
Bollywood Star John Abraham 'Confident' to Win The Indian Super League
During the occasion of unveiled the jersey of NEUFC at Guwahati, John said that, he is confident that his club would give a tough fight to other teams at the league.
16:30 Oct 5, 2014 PST
Naga Extremist Injured in Police Firing At Guwahati
Police recovered a 9mm pistol and ammunition from the injured militant identified as Semual Bora and launched a search operation to find the other two.
13:25 Oct 5, 2014 PST
Four NDFB(S) Militants Killed in Assam Gun Battle, Arms Recovered
Four hardcore militants of National democratic Front of Bodoland (Sangbijit faction) were killed in a gun battle with security forces in Assam's Kokrajhar district on Sunday
02:10 Sep 30, 2014 PST
Guwahati Holds Annual Regional Convention of IIPA
The keynote address of the convention was delivered on the topic 'Contemporary trends in Centre-state relations in India where are the states' by eminent academician and Dean (Academic) of K.K. Handiqui State Open University Prof. (Dr.) Arupjyoti
04:57 Sep 29, 2014 PST
85 People Killed in Assam-Meghalaya Floods, Rajnath Singh To Visit Assam Oct 1
The National Disaster Response Force in Assam says floods and landslides killed 39 people in Assam and 46 in Meghalaya. There may be more deaths.
14:35 Sep 28, 2014 PST
Death Toll Rises to 68 in Assam-Meghalaya Flood
The death toll in Assam and Meghalaya in the fresh floods and mudslides now stands at 68, with 100 people still missing, affecting 50,000 people.
16:24 Sep 25, 2014 PST
Assam on 'Red Alert' as Al-Qaeda Threatens to Sabotage Durga Puja Festival
Hemanta Kumar Nath reports on a press conference by Assam Chief Minister, Tarun Gogoi, who said intelligence sources pointed to al-Qaeda setting up in the state.
13:18 Sep 22, 2014 PST
Assam's Poll 'Successful' With 66% Voter Turnout
Amid tight security, polling had begun peacefully at 7am in the three constituencies, where 5,09,689 voters including 2,44,543 women to exercise their franchise in 588 polling stations.
08:43 Sep 14, 2014 PST
25 Candidates Contesting Three Seats in Assam
The Lakhipur seat fell vacant after death of sitting Congress MLA and former minister Dinesh Prasad Goala, while the Jamunamukh seat vacant after AIUDF MLA Sirajuddin Ajmal elected to Lok Sabha.
09:49 Sep 12, 2014 PST
Three UPLF Militants Killed In Assam Gun Battle
The slain militants were identified as Nablai Dimasa, R Dimasa and Phonjit Kathar. Security personnel recovered a AK-56 rifle with two magazines, one 7.65 pistol with two magazines, one Chinese hand grenade
06:45 Sep 12, 2014 PST
Assam Militants Kill Girl, Allege She Was Police Informer
Bodo militants, who have been demanding a separate state for Bodoland, released a horrific video after killing a girl in Assam's Chirang district.
06:03 Aug 22, 2014 PST
Assam to Observe Sadbhawana Divas
Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi will administer the oath of Sadbhawana Divas to all officials and staff of Assam Secretariat.
12:41 Aug 19, 2014 PST
More Than Two Hundred Villages Submerged By Floods In Assam
The flood situation in Lakhimpur district turned critical as flood waters of Subansiri, Ranganadi inundated 120 villages and washed away three embankments in the district.
18:19 Aug 17, 2014 PST
Tension Grips Assam-Nagaland Border
Death toll rose to three after one more body recovered from B-sector under Dhansiri sub division in Golaghat district along Nagaland border on Wednesday morning.
01:27 Aug 15, 2014 PST
Three Students Arrested for Raping Minor Girl
After the incident, police launched operation and arrested three students of the gang.
14:10 Aug 11, 2014 PST
High Alert in Assam Ahead of Independence Day Celebration
On Sunday, security forces recovered two powerful IED's in Assam's Nagaon and Sontitpur districts.
06:25 Aug 11, 2014 PST
Rhinos Poaching in Assam Reaches An Alarming Rate
Poachers killed a total of 126 rhinos in Kaziranga National Park, 7 in Manas National Park, 31 in Orang National park, 14 in Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary.
05:52 Aug 11, 2014 PST
Two GNLA Militants Killed in Gun Battle in Assam
Garo National Liberation Army militants, a Meghalaya rebel group, were killed after being involved in a gun battle with security forces in Goalpara district.
16:32 Aug 9, 2014 PST
Railway Board Chairman Reviews Progress of Lumding Silchar Gauge
Railway Board Chairman and other board officials reviewed progress of the Gauge Conversion work in the Lumding Silchar section of Northeast Frontier Railway.
07:55 Aug 8, 2014 PST
EMFA Urges Focus NE Management to Reinstate Sacked Employees
Electronic Media Forum Assam urged the management of Focus NE, a multilingual satellite news channel to reinstate all the sacked media employees.
13:20 Aug 5, 2014 PST
471 Persons Killed in Communal Clashes in Assam Since 2001
During the period of October 2003 to April 2004, 98 people were killed and 28 others injured in the Kuki-Karbi communal clash in Karbi Anglong district.
10:15 Aug 5, 2014 PST
Militancy Claimed 2400 Lives in Assam Since 2001, 14,000 Police Posts Vacant
MLA Keshab Mahanta, the state Forest minister said 14,356 police posts were vacant out of 75,559 sanctioned posts in the Assam police department.
04:38 Aug 5, 2014 PST
IED Blast Kills Three Militants in Assam
Assam Home Commissioner GD Tripathi said the incident occurred at Mongre village under Agia police station in the bordering district.
20:06 Aug 4, 2014 PST
Quality Management Standard & Quality Technology Tools Campaign in Assam
Hemanta Kumar Nath reports on a Quality Management seminar in Assam, sponsored by the Federation of Industry & Commerce, MSME-DI, Guwahati and Quality Council of India
07:01 Aug 3, 2014 PST
Deadly Diseases Kill 314 in Assam
A total of 507 persons were confirmed inflicted with Japanese Encephalitis and Acute Encephalitis Syndrome across the state of Assam.
05:56 Aug 3, 2014 PST
'Hundred Epilogues' Inaugurated in Guwahati
Renowned Assamese poet Sameer Tanti, distinguished intellectual Anjan Thakur and famous critic Pradip Acharjya formally announced the book.
07:55 Aug 2, 2014 PST
Six Militants Caught in Assam, Trader Abducted From Hojai
Six National Democratic Front of Bodoland militants were arrested by security forces near Hatibandha village, as they were going to a rubber plantation to demand money.
16:47 Jul 30, 2014 PST
Nine Dead Bodies Recovered in Dimapur
Unidentified gunmen killed the persons two weeks ago, the top police official said.
13:01 Jan 5, 2014 PST
Rhino Horns Still Attracting Poachers: Assam Lost 41 Rhinos in 2013
The latest incident took place inside the MNP on December 31, where poachers killed a male rhino and managed to flee with the horn.
19:38 Jan 4, 2014 PST
Four Militants Killed in Assam's Rebel Clashes
Among the dead were identified as Renso nendu, Lagu Nendu, Neishengla nendu and Khethong Kemp.
22:58 Dec 29, 2013 PST
KLO Denies Involvement In Jalpaiguri Blast, North Bengal
The KLO says the WB police have been trying to defame the organisation.
21:15 Dec 28, 2013 PST
Deadly Blast Kills Teenage Girl in Assam
The injured persons were rushed to Assam Medical College hospital in Dibrugarh.
01:40 Dec 18, 2013 PST
Former Ms. Universe Sushmita Sen Launches Mary Kom's 'Unbreakable' Book
The book was published by HarperCollin and was launched by Sushmita Sen, at a glittering event inGuwahati at IIT Guwahati on Monday.
02:58 Dec 17, 2013 PST
Six Militant Groups Active in Assam: Government
The Assam State government, in its first sitting of the winter session gave some good news statistics, along with news that more effort is needed.
22:42 Dec 16, 2013 PST
Five Injured in Grenade Explosion in Bongaigaon District, Assam
Assam police prepared a strategy plan against militant groups in a high level security measure meeting on November 24.
23:28 Nov 28, 2013 PST
WIldLife Lovers Protest Another Rhino Killing in Kaziranga Park
The incident took place in between Janata forest camp and Borhola forest camp under Burhapahar range office inside the park.
12:34 Nov 27, 2013 PST
Four GNLA Militants Killed in Gun Battle in Assam
According to reports, acting on a tip-off, a joint team of Assam police and CRPF led by Goalpara district police SP Nitul Gogoi had launched operation against the outfit group at a remote area along the Assam-Meghalaya border,
21:19 Nov 25, 2013 PST
Three IED'S Recovered, Three Persons Abducted in Assam
Security forces also recovered two IED's from Bijni area in Chirang district and Kokrajhar district.
16:31 Nov 24, 2013 PST
Six School Children Hurt in Assam Earthquake
The tremor occurred at 9:46 AM and was felt in several places in the state.
18:29 Nov 7, 2013 PST
Police and Army Collaborate to Counter GNLA, UALA Militants
The Army will led the operation against the militants in the neighbouring states.
08:02 Nov 7, 2013 PST
Assam Pays Tribute to Music Legend Dr Bhupen Hazarika
The Directorate of Information and Public Relations, Directorate of Cultural Affairs of Assam state government had organized the second Dr. Bhupen Hazarika Memorial Lecture on Tuesday,
17:22 Nov 6, 2013 PST
GNLA Militants Kill Five Policemen in Meghalaya
The incident took place at Kolapara area near Banjakona in South Garo Hills district about 410 Km from Shillong.
13:59 Nov 6, 2013 PST
Seven People Killed, 10 Injured in Assam Militant Attack
Six persons died on the spot and 11 others were seriously injured in an attack by militants.
19:07 Nov 5, 2013 PST
Another Two Rhinos Killed Within 48 Hours in Assam
On Saturday, forest guards found another dehorned rhino carcass inside the Kaziranga National Park.
17:13 Nov 4, 2013 PST
IED Recovered in Assam, Two Rabha Militants Arrested
Security forces recovered a powerful Improvised Explosive Device (IED), one point 32 pistol and apprehended two hardcore militants in Assam on Wednesday, police said.
16:49 Oct 23, 2013 PST
NE India's Political Parties Form New Coalition Group
Former Chief Minister of Assam and president of AGP Prafulla Kumar Mahanta said the representatives of the regional parties of the NE India had unanimously resolved to form the NERPF, with head quarters at Guwahati and with representation
19:07 Oct 21, 2013 PST
President Pranab Mukherjee Visits Assam and Meghalaya States
Security concerns in Assam and Meghalaya ahead of the two day visit by President Pranab Mukherjee
20:10 Oct 18, 2013 PST
Fire in New Delhi Bound Rajdhani Express
The incident took place at Bihubori area near Dharamtul railway station around 3-30 am on Tuesday, after what was described as a major fire broke out in the train's pantry car.
17:31 Oct 15, 2013 PST
Assam Inaugurates 4th National Symposium on 'HPC in Academia & Beyond'
The one-day National Symposium expected to serve as a sound foundation for accelerating adoption of education tools and curriculum that reflects the increasing role of HPC methods in engineering and science. This symposium will enable the aspiring e
05:04 Oct 7, 2013 PST
33 Labourers Killed in Assam Road Accident
At least 33 labourers including 12 children and 6 women were killed in a tragic road mishap in Assam's Barpeta district in the early hours of Thursday.
20:08 Oct 3, 2013 PST
Opposition Leader Scrutinizes Assam PM's Integrity
He added the statement had damaged the dignity of PM office and how the dignity will be saved by PM.
19:34 Sep 29, 2013 PST
Two Police Personnel Killed in Bodo Militant Attack in Assam
In the militant attack, two police personnel were killed on the spot and the other five managed to flee from the area unhurt.
16:08 Sep 28, 2013 PST
Assam Security Forces Arrested Illegal Arm Dealers
Security forces recovered three AK-81 rifles, nine magazines and three US-made bottle grenades and apprehended three persons.
11:00 Sep 26, 2013 PST
Three People Commit Suicide in Brahmaputra
After the incident, River police and SDRF team had launched search operation in the river to trace the missing couple and child.
18:42 Sep 25, 2013 PST
99 Households Benefit From 'Grain-For-Grain' Project in Nagaland
The 'grain-for-grain' is an initiative by WTI to provide relief to farmers who have incurred crop losses to wild elephants.
18:07 Sep 23, 2013 PST
NDFB Militants Abduct The Head Office of Hydroelectric Power Corporation
The suspected militants left the driver and Tata Safari vehicle of the NHPC official, who worked at a project at Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh.
19:09 Sep 22, 2013 PST
Assam State Pays Homage to Musical Legend Bhupen Hazarika
AASU organizaed a Uddipana programme at Dighalipukhuri in the city nearby Dr Bhupen Hazarika's statue.
13:37 Sep 11, 2013 PST
Security Forces Apprehend Four Rhino Poachers in Assam
Kaziranga had lost 28 rhinos in this year so far, which were poached.
07:59 Sep 10, 2013 PST
Huge Cache of Arms and Ammunition Recovered in Assam
The apprehended militants were identified as Javed Basumutary and B Toppa.
17:58 Sep 8, 2013 PST
Assam Clash Kills Two NDFB Militants
The outfit group is active in BTAD and several parts of North Assam.
17:53 Sep 8, 2013 PST
Kaziranga Lost 27 Rhinos This Year: Poacher Kills One More Rhino
Poachers continued their killing strike in Assam's Kaziranga National Park (KNP) as another one horned rhino was poached in the park on Wednesday
17:25 Sep 6, 2013 PST
Two NDFB Militants Killed in Assam Gun Encounter
Security forces recovered one 9 mm pistol, ammunition, a hand grenade in possession of slain militants.
05:02 Sep 6, 2013 PST
Two Maoist Cadres Apprehended in Upper Assam
Guwahati, August 25: Security forces apprehended two hardcore maoist cadres in Assam's Dibrugarh district on Saturday evening, police said on Sunday.
06:52 Aug 26, 2013 PST
Huge Cache of Arms and Ammunition Recovered in Assam's Dima Hasao
Security forces recovered 17 gelatin sticks, 13 detonators, 163 live ammunition of AK-47 rifle, one country made 12 bore rifle.
14:18 Aug 24, 2013 PST
Mamata Banerjee Offers Prayer to Kamakhya
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday visited Kamakhya Temple, in Guwahati. It was her second visit to Assam.
09:20 Aug 24, 2013 PST
Six Injured in Grenade Explosion in Assam's Police Station
Top police officials had rushed to the blast site and launched operation against the militants.
13:10 Aug 23, 2013 PST
Poachers Kill Two More Rhinos in Assam
The state government and forest department had announced that the government will be distributing AK series rifle to the forest guards at Kaziranga to fight against poachers who had used AK series rifles in recent rhino killings in the park
08:23 Aug 22, 2013 PST
Four Grenade Blasts Rock North East India
According to reports, a powerful grenade exploded at a bus stand area of Kokrajhar town around 9:30 am on Thursday, where one person was injured.
19:47 Aug 16, 2013 PST
Grenade Blast Rocks Lower Assam
A powerful grenade explosion rocked Assam's Chirang district on Wednesday morning ahead of the Independence day celebration across the country. No casualties have been reported.
18:08 Aug 15, 2013 PST
Separate State Demand Hits Assam : Shoot-On-Sight Order At Railway Track
The UPA government decision to create Telangana has brought out more agitation and violence in Assam as different ethnic groups demand four separate states.
15:55 Aug 6, 2013 PST
Demand for Separate State Spurs Violence in Assam
The district administration imposed indefinite curfew in the district on July 31 and called army to control the situation.
16:48 Aug 4, 2013 PST
Hardcore ULFA Militant Killed in Meghalaya Gun Battle
The slain militant was identified as Sonzit Asom @ Nitul Koch.
10:20 Aug 4, 2013 PST
Telangana Issue Sparks Violence in Assam
The district administration has imposed an indefinite curfew in the hilly district after the violence.
09:03 Aug 3, 2013 PST
Large Scale Arson Hits Assam's Karbi Anglong
Protesters attacked and set ablaze congress offices at Phulani, Dengaon, Howraghat, Hidipi area in the district.
05:39 Aug 3, 2013 PST
ULFA Continues Terror Strike Targeting Civilians: Assam DGP
Guwahati, July 29: Assam police DGP Jayanta Narayan Choudhury on Monday claimed that, the Paresh Barua led anti-talk faction group of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) carried out the recent explosions in the state.
18:02 Jul 29, 2013 PST
Six Injured in Guwahati Blast
The authorities of Guwahati Medical College Hospital said that among the injured persons, three are in critical condition.
12:22 Jul 28, 2013 PST
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