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

Bomb Recovered, NSCN(IM) Militant Arrest in Assam

'We launched an operation at the area, but the militants managed to escape. We recovered one bomb, gelatin sticks, fuse wires, bomb making equipments and some extortion notes of the outfit group from the spot,' a senior police official said.

IB Additional Director R N Behura Dies At Age 56

On 9th of April, when Behura and Additional DGP of Assam Police Pallab Bhattacharya returned back to Guwahati from Numaligarh in Golaghat district after investigating the blast incident at Numaligarh Oil Refinery, their car collided with a truck on

Festive ‘Rongali’ Bihu Begins in Assam

Rongali bihu is one of the biggest festival in Assam which heralds the new year calendar of Assamese society. It is celebrated with fun and abundance.

Court Issues ‘Arrest Warrant’ Against Dead Militant

A former United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) rebel Dhruba Jyoti Talukdar, who was allegedly killed by his driver and partner on 27th of March in Guwahati was found dead from a hill area near Sonapur, some 25 kms from Guwahati on April 10.

Assam Gears Up to Celebrate Rongali Bihu Festival

Bihu is the greatest festival of Assamese people. Rongali bihu or Bohag bihu is one of the most important of three bihu festival including Rongali bihu, Kati bihu and Magh bihu.

9 Abducted Labourers Released in Assam

Guwahati, 12 April: Karbi People's Liberation Tiger (KPLT)released nine abducted labourers after six days captivity in Assam's Karbi Anglong district on Thursday, police said.

One-Horned Rhino Conservation Well Underway in Assam

During the census, 2290 rhinos in KNP includes 508 mother rhinos, 93 in Pobitora wildlife sanctuary, 100 in Rajiv Gandhi National Park, Orang and 22 in Manas National Park.

ULFA Claims Responsibility for Numaligarh Refinery Fire

A major fire broke out at the hydrocarbon plant of the refinery and later it was brought under control.

Prominent Assamese Singer-Composer Charu Gohain Passes Away

Various organisations and society of Assamese music mourned for the death of the singer-composer.

ULFA Leader Killed in Gun Battle

Reports say when the security forces reached that place, the militant group started firing and bullets were exchanged. In which a militant was killed on spot and other three or four cadres managed to escape.

Protest Rally Against Mega Dam Project in Arunachal

Public voice raised over the construction of mega dam project in Tawang along the Arunachal-China border.

Improvised Explosive Device Recovered in Assam

The bomb was later defused by the army bomb disposal squad.

Mega Dam Project on Arunachal-China Border Sparks Massive Protest

In the banner of Save Mon Committee (SMC), the protesters expressed the displeasure for the proposed mega dam project.

Nine Labourers Kidnapped in Assam

Nine labourers were kidnapped by suspected Karbi People's Liberation Tigers (KPLT) from a construction site in Karbi Anglong district of Assam on Thursday night

Four GNLA Militants Killed in Encounter in Assam-Meghalaya Border

Among the slain militants, two were identified as Ringrang alias Danny Momin and Rakban alias Philipol Shira, police added.

9 Killed By Lightning in Assam

At least 9 people were killed including a child and four others injured, when lightning struck them in different incidents in Assam on Wednesday, officials said.

Security Forces Arrest GNLA Militant in Assam

The Garo militant group is active in Garo hills in Meghalaya and in various areas along the Assam-Meghalaya border.

North Cachar Hills Autonomous Council Accused of Fraud

The CAG report of the Government of Assam (Civil), for the year ended 31st of March 2011, which was tabled in the last day of budget session of state assembly on Friday.

Militants Torched 14 Trucks in Assam’s Goalpa District

Senior police officials and army rushed to the spot and a search operation launched for nab the militants.

Police Kill Innocent Youth in Assam

A spokesman for The United Liberation Front of Asom disavowed any links between their organization and the dead youth, or the five who were injured.