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June 14, 2017 02:15AM

Arms recovered during operation


Diphu, June 14: Since the past two months, numerous inputs about presence and movement of armed terrorists in Dhansiri Reserve Forest were received. The densely forested area provides a safe haven to terrorist organizations active in Karbi Anglong, Dima H…


Jairampur Battalion Assam Rifles come to rescue of locals in firefighting

December 30, 2016 09:44AM

ET Bureau,

Jairampur: Security Forces belonging to Jairampur Battalion of Assam Rifles under the aegis of Dao Division rose to the occasion and assisted the civil administration and locals in dousing the fire that broke out at a residential complex near 17 Mile, Jairampur Town on Wednesday.



Assam Rifles denies role in Wakka Fire Inferno; refutes claims as totally wrong and fake

December 28, 2016 07:41PM

A Staff Reporter,

Khonsa: Following the reports published in some of the leading dailies that Assam Rifles is responsible for the unfortunate Wakka fire inferno, Assam Rifles today categorically refuted the news reports as “totally wrong” and “fake”.

“The news article titled “Assam Ri…


Another blow to NSCN(K) by Assam Rifles

December 9, 2016 08:22PM

ET Bureau,

Jairampur: Delivering yet another blow to the NSCN(K), the Jairampur Battalion of Assam Rifles conducted a successful operation in Changlang District on 09 December 2016. The operation resulted in successful apprehension of a Over Ground Worker (OGW) named Mr Khinpang Jugli of NSCN(K),…


Jairampur battalion of Assam Rifles hands over a toilet block to girls of Govt Higher Secondary School, Vijaynagar

December 8, 2016 07:54PM

Pranjal Bhuyan

Jairampur: Jairampur Bn Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ DGAR, handed over a toilet block constructed for Girls at Govt Higher Secondary School, Vijaynagarunder Military Civic Action programme for FY 2016-17 on 07 Dec 2016.

Speaking on the occasion, Commandant Jairampur…


One more ULFA cadre apprehended as Security Forces eye to make more breakthroughs

December 4, 2016 10:37PM

Laxman Sharma

Digboi: Following the capture of two ULFA (I) cadres Sarat Mohan and Chiteshwar Chetia by joint team of Assam police and Jairampur Battalion of Assam Rifles under the aegis of Dao Division on Tuesday last from Jairampur on Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border, the joint security forces a…


Assam Rifles convoy ambushed, 1 soldier killed, 9 others injured

December 3, 2016 09:01PM


Longding: In an ambush in Wakka, Longding district of Arunachal Pradesh on Saturday, one Assam Rifles soldier was killed and 9 others were injured. The convoy of the Assam Rifles was ambushed by armed militants. The attack took place 20 km from Indo-Myanmar border.

Defence PRO Lt Colon…


NSCN (R) Kingpin nabbed

December 1, 2016 02:54PM

ET Correspondent,

Changlang, Dec 01: Delivering a major blow to the NSCN (R) the Changlang Bn of Assam Rifles under the aegis of DAO division apprehended the Area Cdr Khonsa dist SS Capt Eli Ketok along with one cadre SS 2nd Lt Winjung Jugli of NSCN (R) and Rajapio Mr Junghap Jugli from Lunglon…


Assam Rifles reaches out to Veterans

November 6, 2016 10:51PM

Ex Servicemen Rally

Pranjal Bhuyan

Jairampur: Assam Rifles Ex Servicemen (ESM) Rally was conducted at Jairampur Battalion Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ 25 Sector Assam Rifles on 06 November 2016. The event was presided by Brig DK Singh, SM Commander 25 Sector Assam Rifles in presence of …


Villages of Lungzubel Welcome Assam Rifles' Peace Expedition

November 2, 2016 09:27PM

ET Correspondent

Haflong: A Team of Head Quarter Inspector General Assam Rifles (East)-The Friends of the Hill People for Peace Expedition was welcomed at the Lungzubel Stone Jar Park at Kobak by the local Gaon Buras, President of Biate Apex Body, local NGOs and villagers of the area. The team wa…


Assam Rifles in Changlang celebrated Diwali with students

November 1, 2016 09:30PM

ET Correspondent

Changlang: The 14 Assam Rifles celebrated Diwali with the students of various schools in Changlang District. This year Assam Rifles celebrated the festival of lights with a message to encourage students to observe green Diwali emphasizing the bursting of firecrackers as health ha…


Assam Rifles to conduct ex-servicemen Rally on 6th November in Jairampur

November 1, 2016 09:20PM

ET Correspondent

Jairampur: An Assam Rifles Ex-Servicemen Rally under the aegis of HQ 25 Sector Assam Rifles will be conducted on 6th November, 2016 at Jairampur to commemorate veterans’ selfless service to the nation.  The rally is being organised in coordination with HQ DGAR.  The aim of this …


Assam Rifles of Jairampur Battalion apprehends an active NSCN (K) cadre

November 1, 2016 01:06PM

ET Bureau

Jairampur: Jairampur Battalion of Assam Rifles under the aegis of Dao Division apprehended an active cadre of NSCN(K) namely Chankap Mossang, s/o Limman Mossang, Vill  Phinbero – II, Dist Changlang.

On 31 Oct, on own specific input of presence of UG cadre in general area Kharsang…


NSCN(K) cadre apprehended along with an over ground worker in Jairampur

October 28, 2016 08:40PM

Pranjal Bhuyan

Jairampur:  Jairampur Battalion of 13 Assam Rifles under the aegis of Headquarters 25 Sector under 2 Mountain Division and Arunachal Pradesh Police apprehended one active cadre of NSCN (K) namely SS Sgt Maj  Mahesh Kalita, S/o Rupen Kalita, Vill  Lisan Basti and an over ground wor…


14 Assam Rifles apprehends NSCN(R) cadre at Changlang

October 27, 2016 07:29PM

ET Bureau

Changlang: Delivering yet another blow to NSCN(R) the Changlang battalion of 14 Assam Rifles under the aegis of DAO division conducted a successful operation in Changlang town in the wee hours of 27 Oct.

The operation resulted in successful apprehension of an insurgent named …


NSCN(KN) cadre nabbed with arms in Dimapur

September 14, 2016 11:06PM


Guwahati, Sept 14: The Assam Rifles has apprehended one NSCN (KN) cadre with arms and ammunition in the civilian areas of Dimapur town. A release issued by the PRO of the Inspector General of Assam Rifles (North) yesterday said based on specific input regarding presence of an armed person in g…


Assam Rifles gun down one ulfa cadre at Jagun in Tinsukia a day before outfits martyr day, pistol recovered

July 26, 2016 11:57PM
Cadre planted the IED at Dibrugarh railway station
Rishu Kalantri
Tinsukia, July 26: In another setback to the banned outfit Ulfa (I), troops of Assam Rifles under the Dao division of Indian army gunned down an ulfa cadre at Wara general area, south of Jagun in Tins…


Awareness meeting on disaster management organised by civil administration and Assam Rifles at Jairampur

July 18, 2016 10:34PM

ET Correspondent
Jairampur, July 18:
An awareness meeting on disaster management on flood, earthquake, landslide and fire was conducted at the Govt. Higher Secondary School Auditorium, Jairampur under the joint patronage of Jairampur civil administration and 13 Assam Rifles, which is headquartered …


Another NSCN (R) cadre in Assam Rifles net

July 4, 2016 08:05PM

ET Correspondent

Khonsa, July 4: Aimed at putting a brake to insurgency activity in Tirap District of Arunachal Pradesh, the Khonsa Battalion of Assam Rifles in yet another major breakthrough apprehended an NSCN (R) cadre identified as SS Lt Abo Wangsu @ Jaychuak  S/o Mangam Wangsu. The cadre …


: NSCN (K) cadres nabbed by Asam Rifles

June 28, 2016 09:56PM


ET Correspondent

Changlang, June 2…


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