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ULFA linkmen held

Dhubri: Three ULFA linkmen were arrested along with an authenticity certificate of 1 million US dollar and arms from Golakganj in Assam’s Dhubri district in the wee hours on Saturday.

Security personnel apprehended the three linkmen after a night-long operation launched on specific information.

The linkmen- Lalchand Rai, Dinesh Chandra Rai and Subrangshu Rai, were suspected to be working for top ULFA commander Drishti Rajkhowa.

An authenticity certificate of 1 million USD and a copper token for the same amount were recovered from them, along with other incriminating documents.

The value of the money in Indian rupees is five crore and thirty lakh.

One gun and a hand grenade were also recovered from them.

The linkmen had been handed over to the police and interrogation was on at the Golakganj police station. (UNI)

Student missing

Lakhimpur: A fourteen-year-old student in upper Assam’s Lakhimpur district has gone missing from school, police sources said on Saturday.

Abhijit Hazarika, class eight student of Navodaya Vidyalaya, went missing from the school on Friday at Bihpuria apparently after a fight with his classmates. The school authorities filed an FIR with the police and a massive search operation has been launched to trace out the boy, police said. (UNI)

Guv lays foundation stone of war memorial

Itanagar: The foundation stone of a war memorial to honour the martyrs of Anglo-Abor wars was laid at Rebing Camp, 70 KM from Pasighat by Arunachal Pradesh Governor Gen (Retd) J J Singh.

“The war memorial will instill a sense of national pride not only among members of the community but also in the youth and help them develop pride and respect for the martyrs,” he said at the function organised yesterday to mark the centenary of Poju Mimak, the last Anglo-Abor war of 1911-12, official sources said on Saturday. (PTI)

Varsity VC urges students to take part in decision making

Kohima: Nagaland University vice-chancellor Professor Bolin Kumar Konwar has appealed to the college authorities to involve students in decision making so that their aspirations and requirements can be fulfilled.

Addressing the Scholastic Day Programme of Tetso College,Dimapur, Prof Konwar said, ”Let us involve the students in decision making, so that more of their aspirations and requirements can be fulfilled. And this is essential to make them effective and to mould them in being quality students.”

He also urged the students’ community to involve themselves more in social responsibilities.He asked them to contribute positively by fighting against anti-social elements.

He further urged the Naga students to have a scientific outlook and to aim for excellence in their attempts. He also stressed on better relationship among the school authority, teachers and students, and at the same time appealed to the teachers for total commitment. (UNI)

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