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Concern over encroachment by suspected Bangladeshis in Sonitpur char areas

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Tezpur, Feb 16: At a time when the BJP-led Assam Government, supported by the Central Government, is giving top priority to dealing with the years-long vexed Bangladeshi problem through certain major initiatives like eviction drive in many suspected Bangladeshi national-dominated areas across the State and expediting the  NRC upgradation process in the State, &...

 
Sec 144 promulgated to check mass copying during HSLC, HS examinations

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Dibrugarh, Feb 16:  In order to check mass copying in the ensuing High Madrassa, HSLC and Higher Secondary examination and to complete the entire examination process peacefully, the District Magistrate, Loya Madduri, by an order, has promulgated Sec 144 under Cr.P.C prohibiting entry of unauthorized person in the examination centre or assembly of people within 200 metre...

 
Dima Hasao’s Zion village is second cleanest village of Assam

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Haflong, Feb 16: Following the re-establishment of peace in Dima Hasao, the momentum of development in the district accelerated with some vision and challenges. The people of Dima Hasao took the challenges seriously following which the fruit of success began to reach the people. The people of Dima Hasao have every reason to be happy as Zion village of Dima Hasao has...

 
Two leopards found dead in Titabor

FROM A CORRESPONDENT

JORHAT, Feb 16: Two adult leopards died at a tea garden in Titabor area in Jorhat district on Thursday due to poisoning.

The carcasses were found at Kachajan tea estate in Titabor area at around 10 am on Thursday. Tea garden workers found the leopards dead and informed forest staff. The leopards were a male and a female.

A forest officer in Jorh...

 
Assam has potential for agro-based food processing industries: Tasa

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JORHAT, Feb 16: A day-long conference on ‘Linking Prospective Food Entrepreneurs with Government Schemes and Markets’ was held at Assam Agricultural University (AAU) on Thursday.

The conference was organized by Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industries of India (ASSOCHAM) in collaboration with the Ministry of Food and Processing Industries ...

 
Promod Boro retained ABSU president, resolves to launch movement from March

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KOKRAJHAR, Feb 16: Promod Boro has been reinstated as the president of the All Bodo Students’ Union (ABSU) for the fifth consecutive term in the 49th session-cum-golden jubilee celebration held at Jangkrithai Fwthar, Kokrajhar, while Lawrence Islary has also been retained as the general secretary. There has been a minor change in the distribution of portfoli...

 
Man run over by train

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JOYSAGAR, Feb 16: Bijay Karmakar (56) near Borhat TE died on the spot on Wednesday night when a train ran him over. In the morning, the accident came to light and local police was informed. Karmakar leaves behind his wife and a daughter....

 
Ward commissioners flouting civic norms

From a Correspondent

DOOMDOOMA, Feb 16: When tax-payers or common people disobey civic rules there is law enforcing body to intervene into the matter. But when Ward Commissioners themselves indulge in such activities, who is there to debar them from indulging in these sort of activities? Obviously, law is the same for all the citizens. But in Doomdooma, a relative of Ward Commissioner o...

 
Skills for appearing in interviews highlighted

From our Staff Correspondent
Dibrugarh, Feb 16: The interactive session on ‘Appearing in personal Interviews’, organized jointly by the Equal Opportunity Centre (EOC) and the Department of English of DHSK Commerce College, at college auditorium concluded successfully. Inaugurating the session, Principal, DHSKC College, Dr KM Bhagawati in his address, highlighted the importance of ...

 
Excise raids conducted

From a Correspondent
MARGHERITA, Feb 16: Margherita and Digboi Excise Circle on Thursday jointly conducted raids at different places under Margherita subdivision such as at Telkhad Basti, Dibong, Marghetita Railway line, Bahbari, Lalgola, Ledo and its periphery.
Total seven cases were detected and three persons were arrested under Assam Excise Act, 2000. Around 6,460 litres of fermented...

 
Two-day mass get-together of Bodo-Mech at Sonkosh Kherai Puja

From our Correspondent

KOKRAJHAR, Feb 16: A two-day mass conglomeration of Bodo-Mech from Assam, BTC, West Bengal and Nepal will be held on February 17 and February 18 at Sonkosh under Gossaigaon subdivision in Kokrajhar district to perform historic Sonkosh Kherai Puja. The programme will be held under the aegis of Royal Union of Koch-Mech.

The ‘19th Mech (Bodo) Rajkhungur...

 
DMB imposes ban on use of plastic bags

From our Staff Correspondent

Dibrugarh, Feb 16:  Keeping ever increasing pollution due to use of polythene bags in view, the Dibrugarh Municipality Board (DMB) has banned use of polythene bags in the town at par directives of Union Ministry of Environment, Forest, and Climate Change.

 In an order issued on Wednesday, the DMB has prohibited use of polythene bags in the ...

 
Two ADSU advisors expelled

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Dibrugarh, Feb 16:  Both advisors of All Dibrugarh Students’ Union (ADSU), Monoranjan Sonowal and Jitu Das have been expelled from the ADSU with immediate effect on charges of financial irregularities, alleged secret link with a certain political party and anti-constitutional activities. The president, ADSU, Khagen Dutta and secretary, Roop Jyoti Borthakur ,...

 
Security tightened for HSLC, AHM exam

From a Correspondent

DEMOW, Feb 16: The High School Leaving Certificate (HSLC) and Assam High Madrassa (AHM) examination will start from Friday all over the State. Security has been tightened in all the exam centres in Demow.

Among all the centres of Demow, the Demow Higher Secondary School centre is the oldest centre and in this centre, 653 candidates will appear in the HSLC ex...

 
15,116 candidates to appear in HSLC exam in Sivasagar

From a Correspondent
JOYSAGAR, Feb 16: All preparations are complete to hold the HSLC examination smoothly in Sivasagar district by the district education department and the district administration jointly. There will be 40 examination centres in the district and the district has been divided into six zones for smooth functioning of the exam. A total 15,116 candidates will appear in the HSLC ...

 
Centenarian passes away

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TINSUKIA, Feb 16: Tana Muj, a centenarian and legendary figure breathed his last on Tuesday at his native village Laptap under Toru circle of Papum Pare district in Arunachal Pradesh after a prolonged illness coupled with old-age related diseases. He was 127 at the time of his death according to records maintained by the family.  His mortal remains were buried in a...

 
One killed in road mishap

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JOYSAGAR, Feb 16: In a road mishap in Namti Borphukan Ali of Namdang gaon under Namti PS on Thursday, an old man died on the spot. He was identified as Gulapjan Ali (70) of Namdang gaon of Sivasagar district. As per reports received by the authorities, a trailer of the ONGC bearing registration number AS-01-FC-1589 suddenly knocked the old man and he died on the spot. Pol...

 
NGO’s Namrup zonal office inaugurated

From a Correspondent
Namrup, Feb 16: North Eastern Economical Development Society (NEEDS), a registered NGO, that has been doing praiseworthy socio-economic works throughout the north-eastern region, added another feature to its cap with its Namrup zonal office being formally inaugurated on Wednesday by Amardeep Paul, founder of NEEDS. A press meet was held on the occasion where NEEDS founder...

 
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