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A USAF C-46A Curtiss Commando that crashed in the mountains over India in 1945 has been identified by a researcher who was abducted by militants.
Police identified the three men as Anil Mahato (34), Arun Mahato (32) and Tapon Munda (30). All three were previously cadres of AANLA. A pistol and bullets were seized by police.
Public response to the event surprised sports organizers and the Assam nation, including Ankur Dutta, General Secretary of Assam Football Association.
The Poi-Sangken Water festival is observed by the Shyam community who settled in Karbi Anglong and parts of upper Assam during the Burmese invasion of Assam.
Kuki National Assembly decided that any Kuki villager involved in wild life poaching, he will be outcast from the village if the village is located within Kuki inhabited area of Karbi Anglong.
Major General CP Mohanty visited Diphu held a closed door meeting with women's organizations and members of civil society at the Diphu Tourist Lodge camp of 8JAT regiment.
The Killing river originates from high altitude of Meghalaya and merges with the Kopili river near Nagaon district. The proposed dam will be constructed in the upper stream of the river within Karbi Anglong district.
The Police head urged the Ministry of Defence to institute an independent probe of the rape incident to be headed by Colonel Ganesh who started an investigation and has assured that the process will be completed within 7 days.
The 24 hour strike call by several women's organizations in Karbi Anglong against the army rapes gained a lot of support from people, students and police.
Womens and student organisations, backed by thousands from college and university, launched a massive demonstration at the Deputy Commissioner's office demanding drastic action.
Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council's Agriculture and Irrigation department is under investigation for corruption and a number of officers have been suspended.
All organic food items he process are seasonal and grown in extreme natural conditions in villages of Assam and other neighbouring states. From May to September he procures produce from various places in north east India like Teok, Tinsukia.
According to the Forest department officials of Hamren who seized a number of Meghalaya trucks loaded with coal, the coal operators are using the high altitude zigzag road from Khanduli to Hamren
Inhabitants of the locality claimed that a group of poachers equipped with sophisticated arms is active in the area and are poaching wild animals regularly for trading.
The locality is turning up to be a spitting image of the other notorious border townships of Bokajan, like Lahorijan and Khatkati.
While ploughing, a farmer in Assam heard the hard shell of the grenade, rifle and the ammunition against the metal end of the plough and the curious peasant dug up the area.
To end the activity, a cultural procession of all participating communities in their time-honoured clothing was held on the slopes of Taralango village where the epicentre of Karbi art and culture has been shaped.
Sikari Tisso, president of Karbi Lammet Amei, the highest forum of Karbi literature, opposes amalgamation of tribes with Assamese because they would lose their identity.
A statement by Congress MLA, Abdul Muhib Majumdar has been widely condemned as a breach of Indian citizens right to Justice and an infringement on the provision of Schedule 5 and 6.
Assam's government amended the Wildlife protection act, empowering the judiciary to award life to proven poachers and now forest officers and staff have more power.