ULFA-I defies Ban on Chinese Goods

ULFA-I defies Ban on Chinese Goods

The Paresh Barua led proscribed United Liberation Front of Assam (Independent) has lambasted the Assam state unit of Hindu Yuba Chatra Parishad for making an appeal to the people against buying Chinese goods available in the market. The ULFA(I) in a statement said that neighbouring China has been maintaining a historic and friendly relation with the people of Assam and would continue maintain the good relations in future too. “The people of consumer state of Assam who have been exploited by Indian traders, have the right to buy cheaper good…

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This beautiful Assam Village is Home to Hornbills

This beautiful Assam Village is Home to Hornbills

Borbhuin Chetia village in Assam’s Sivsagar district could well be mistaken for an open-air zoo, what with large numbers of hornbills flying around and happily pecking away at the fruit on the trees the residents have very thoughtfully planted for them. Not surprisingly, it’s even won a green award. “The hornbills have been living in our village for the last several years. At present there are about 20 of them. They have become a part of the daily lives of the villagers and everyone is engaged in conservation of the…

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Bangladeshis obtaining Indian passports with fake documents

Bangladeshis obtaining Indian passports with fake documents

GUWAHATI, Sept 26 – A very disturbing phenomenon of Bangladeshi nationals obtaining Indian passports with fake documents has come to light and the touts involved in such rackets are using new methods to dupe the authorities to prepare passports for foreigners. In one case, a Bangladeshi national, after obtaining a passport with such forged documents, even travelled to different foreign countries before he was nabbed in Pune. Highly placed security sources told The Assam Tribune that the demand for Indian passports among Bangladeshi nationals has increased in recent times as…

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