Fakiragram

  • Nine killed, 15 injured in violence in Kokrajhar July 21, 2012

    Guwahati: Nine persons were killed and 15 others injured in attacks and counter attacks by two communities in Kokrajhar town as curfew was clamped on Saturday and the army deployed. Three Bodos including a woman were shot dead and seven others injured at Paroura under Fakiragram police station, official sources said. A...
  • Assam: At least 100 feared dead as boat capsizes April 30, 2012

    Guwahati: In one of the worst boat tragedies in Assam, 100 people, including women and children, drowned and over 100 went missing when a packed steamer carrying over 300 passengers sank in the Brahmaputra river after being caught in a severe storm midstream in Dhubri district of Assam on Monday. Deputy...
  • Assam: 35 dead, 75 feared missing in boat accident April 30, 2012

    Guwahati: At least 35 people were drowned and many more were missing when a boat carrying 250 people capsized in the Brahmaputra river in Assam's Dhubri district on Monday. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh expressed condolence and ordered all possible assistance in relief operations. Reports said that three army columns including...