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New-born's body found from hospital dustbin

The body of a new-born was recovered from a hospital dustbin in Nagaon town of Assam on Saturday.

The body was spotted at around 11 am from the bin near one of the gates at the Bhogeswari Phukanani C

Lamp burning for 484 years enters Asia Book of Records

The sacred lamp at a Vaishnavite monastery in Jorhat district, which has been burning continuously for the past 484 years on Saturday formally recognised by the Asia Book of Records.

The lamp, which

Assam violence spreads to new district, Army stages flagmarch

Ethnic violence that has rocked parts of lower Assam on Thursday spread to a new district where incidents of arson were reported, forcing the Army to stage a flag march.

Chidambaram faces slogan-shouting refugees at camp in Dhubri


Union home minister P. Chidambaram on Tuesday faced slogan-shouting refugees at one of the three camps he visited this morning in Dhubri district, which had witnessed ethnic violence.

Pilotless aircraft to fly over Kaziranga National Park

A pilotless aircraft will keep a vigil on the Kaziranga National Park where animals are in disarray after a large part of the world famous sanctuary was flooded, and also to help deal with poaching.

Assam toll rises to 19, Rajdhani Express stopped in Kokrajhar

Two more bodies were recovered on Monday taking the toll to 19 in the violence in Assam's Bodoland Territorial Administered Districts (BTAD), as the Rajdhani Express was stopped by protestors in Kokra

DIG injured in mob attack, toll rises to 12

Violence escalated in trouble-torn Kokrajhar district on Sunday with a senior DIG rank police official and three others injured in mob attack prompting police to fire in self-defence, while the death

PM, Sonia make aerial survey of flood-hit areas in Assam


Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, accompanied by Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi, on Monday made an aerial survey of flood affected areas in Assam.

The three leaders made an

Sparrows disappearing from Assam


Sparrows are disappearing from many parts of the country, and specially in Assam where electro-magnetic radiation from communication towers, use of leaded petrol in vehicles and overuse of pesticides

Five more bodies fished out of Brahmaputra

Five more bodies were fished out of the Brahmaputra River here on Thursday morning, taking the death toll in Monday's ferry disaster to 113, even as the search for more bodies resumed after remaining

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