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Guwahati, 17th June (IANS): Assam has decided to set up an expert committee to visit China to study the management of the Yellow River to replicate it for taming the Brahmaputra river in the state and help control floods and soil erosion.
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Guwahati, 15th June (northeastnews): Arrest of Mahat Talukdar, the DFO of Dhemaji forest division, is a beginning of crackdown on corrupt Forest department officials and also a warning for others to mend their ways before the Government cracks down on them too, stated Assam Forest Minister Promila Rani Brahma here today.
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Guwahati, 14th June (IANS): In a major operation, the anti-corruption sleuths have recovered about Rs 2 crore in cash and parts of wild animals, including tiger and deer skins, from two residences of a divisional forest officer (DFO) of Assam.
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Kokrajhar, 12th June (northeastnews): When the state Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and forest minister Pramila Rani Brahma are talking of taking stringent measures and tough steps to check the twin menace of poaching and timber smuggling in the state, just about 14 Kms away from her residence large scale timber smuggling is going on in Nayekgaon range of Haltugaon Forest Division in Kokrajhar.
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New Delhi, 11th June (northeastnews): Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his official 7 Race Course Road residence here today and submitted a memorandum and a White Paper on the State’s finances.
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