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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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81.96% Turnout in Second Phase of Assam Poll

Guwahati, April 11: The second phase of Assam's two phase Assembly election ended on Monday. A high turnout was recorded in Assam's 65 constituencies.India's...
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Assam Flood Affects Half a Million People

The Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) said in its report that a total of 5,76,537 persons in 1,071 villages in 19 districts are affected by the flood.
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Assam Private School Sends 20 Students to NASA

Jitendra Nath Das, director, NPS International School saidevery year NPS send their team of students to NASA to explore, discover and understand about the universe.

Mumbai Journalist Murdered, Two Beaten: Journalists’ Forum Demands Action

Two other reporters namely Santosh Mishra and Shashi Sharma also went to cover the police raid and both of them faced assaults from the bar staffers.
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Former Assam Minister Denies Involvement in Alleged US Firm Bribery Case

Two former Louis Berger International executives, Richard Hirsch and James McClung, pled guilty in the Federal court in Trenton, New Jersey.

Per Capita Income of Assam Increases to Rs 49,480

The government said nationalized banks and other financial institutions have increased the strength of their branches in the state.

Two Inspectors Suspended Over Custodial Death of Meghalaya Woman

A woman of Shillong in Meghalaya was found dead who allegedly committed suicide inside a toilet of a police station in Assam's Kamrup (Metro) district on July 5 night.

Rajnath Singh Discusses Counterterrorism Efforts With NE Chief Ministers

An Assam state home department official said Rajnath Singh, his deputy Kiren Rijiju, DONER minister Jitendra Singh, CMs of eight north eastern states would attend the meeting

Meghalaya Woman Commits Suicide Inside Guwahati Police Station

Guwahati city police commissioner Mukesh Agarwal said the woman killed herself in the station toilet, but KMSS leader Akhil Gogoi alleges police killed her.
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Bluebell Sangma Wins Meghalaya By-Election For Ruling Congress

The state election commissioner initiated the by-poll, won by Bluebell Sangma, following the death of Clifford R Marak, MLA of Garo National Council.

Four KPLT Inmates Escape Assam Jail

Assam jail authorities reported that jail guards only found the iron railings broken by the four KPLT cadres the next morning.
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Notorious Militants Captured in Guwahati: Names and Images Revealed

Guwahati city police crime branch received a tip that lead to the arrest of ANLA C-in-C Suber Sangma, its Physical and Drill Instructors George Sangma, Buttu Sangma and their cadres.

Assam Security Forces Killed 12 Militants In Past Six Months

Addressing the media in Tezpur, General Officer Commanding of 4 Corps, Lt. Gen. Sarath Chand said in the past six months, at least 12 NDFB(S) militants were killed.

Meghalaya Landslide Claims Four Lives

A tea shop was buried in a landslide after heavy rainfall at Ratacherra village along the NH-44 connecting Barak Valley in Assam and Tripura, Mizoram.

Deadly Flooding Ravages Assam, More Than 30,000 Affected

Assam state government says more than 30,000 people were affected by the floodwaters in 15 districts. The Brahmaputra river and tributaries submerged 10,844 hectares of crops.

NSCN-Khaplang Militants Work With Other Militant Groups To Attack Army Soldiers

A group of 40 NSCN-Khaplang rebels attacked the AR camp in remote Lazu area in Tirap district along the Indo-Myanmar border.
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Wild Elephants Kill Five Persons in Assam

Four people were killed in Udalguri district and another was killed in Baska district along the Indo-Bhutan border, in five separate incidents.
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‘Below Poverty Line’ Students to Benefit from Assam Educational Scheme

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said the government will shoulder all educational expenses of the students who are Below Poverty Line under a new scheme.

Assam Opens First Mega Food Park

Union Minister for Food Processing Industries Smt. Harsimrat Kaur Badal inaugurated the Mega Food Park along with Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi and MOS Home Kiren Rijiju.

NDFB(S) Commander Killed in Assam, 5 People Injured in Meghalaya Militant...

The NDFB(S) Commander killed in Assam was identified as Khwmthe alias Dada. In Meghalaya a militant group injured a CRPF commando and four others, in an attack on a transport weigh bridge office.