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Sonowal launches construction of Dhubri Medical College

Vows to make healthcare facilities accessible, affordable and accountable to all


GUWAHATI, Feb 17: In its bid to provide accessible, affordable and accountable healthcare delivery system, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, Union Health Minister JP Nadda and State Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma launched the construction work of Dhubri Medical C...

Namrup fertilizer workers’ bodies stage protest


NAMRUP, Feb 17: The Namrup Fertilizer Shramik (NFSU), Fertlizer Workers’ Union (FWUN) in collaboration with AGP Namrup regional committee, Namrup Anchalik Chatra Santha, Gram Unnayan Sangha, Tai Ahom Chatra Santha, Contractual Labor Union  of BVFCL  Namrup &  Anchalik Mahila Samiti staged a sit-in-demonstration in front of the BVFCL main gat...

Prem Narayan Kakoty: A tribute

It has been very difficult for people nowadays to maintain a cheerful mind because of anxiety and stress. Yet some persons setting aside their personal problems with their strong mental strength are seemed to be leading a cheerful mind wearing a smile in face. My friend Prem Narayan Kakoty was also such an individual who was never seen without the very familiar smile even at the moment of distr...

10 examinees, one invigilator expelled

KOKRAJHAR, Feb 17: As many as 10 students who are appearing in the High School Living Certificate (HSLC) examination and an invigilator have been expelled on the first day of the examination today in Kokrajhar district. Jagadish Prasad Brahma, Inspector of Schools (IS), Kokrajhar said that on the first day of the matriculation examination, a teacher on duty and ten stud...

Road blockade

JOYSAGAR, Feb 17: Around 200 women blocked the National Highway-37 at Lahingia in Sivasagar district demanding immediate repair of the road connecting to the village from the highway. Locals said that the condition of the road turned deplorable due to heavy vehicle belonging to ONGC plying on the road to a drilling rig. The residents have demanded the ONGC to take steps f...

Awareness programme on PMMY held


KOKRAJHAR, Feb 17: An awareness programme on Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojna (PMMY) for the border population was conducted at BOP, Dadgiri on Wednesday and at BOP, Saralpara on Friday under 16th Bn.SSB, Ranighuli.

Sources from the SSB said the guest speaker from SBI, Kokrajhar main branch Sahab Dutta (P.O.), SBI, Kokrajhar Branch, Janak Basumatary, Special Ass...

Bronze statue of Anjan Dutta to be unveiled

JOYSAGAR, Feb 17: Preparations are going on in full swing by the Anjan Dutta Foundation, Assam headed by Dutta’s daughter and young Congress leader Ankita Dutta to set up a full-size bronze statue of former Transport Minister and APCC president resident late Anjan Dutta at Amguri in Sivasagar district. Renowned sculpture Dilip Sarma is working hard to complete the s...

USA magazine appreciates Assam entrepreneur


JOYSAGAR, Feb 17: An Assam entrepreneur born in Dhuliapara village in Sivasagar district has been highly appreciated by a USA based magazine for his achievement in food processing business recently. Hiranmay Gogoi, son of Prasanna Gogoi of Dhuliapara, Sivasagar started a food processing unit with the help of the various local self help groups of Sivasagar few years ...

Seminar on digital nation dream and tribes in India held


KOKRAJHAR, Feb 17: A national seminar on ‘Dream for Digital Nation and Tribes in India’ was held at Jangkhrithai Fwthar, Kokrajhar on the occasion of golden jubilee celebration -cum -annual conference of All Bodo Students Union (ABSU).

The auspicious event of ABSU in its foundation day the seminar was organized in collaboration with NEDAN Found...

OIL employee dies in road mishap

DIBRUGARH, Feb 17: An employee of Oil India Limited was killed in a road mishap near Chabua on Friday. According to sources, OIL employee Atul Bharali of Mereli Pathar, Chabua was knocked down by a speedy car near Jerai Gaon on National Highway-37. Bharali, who was on his Motor Bike (No-AS-06-N-8632) died on the spot. The car however managed to escape after hitting Bharali...

Prohibition on restaurant service charge

DIBRUGARH, Feb17: The District Administration through a directive issued on Friday, has debarred all the hotel and restaurant owners in the district from charging 5% to 20% service charge from customers. In this regard, the District administration by a directive issued by State Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Forum department and from complaints being filed by customers,...

Octogenarian goes missing

GOLAGHAT (Dhekial), Feb 17: An 82-year-old woman has been missing from Golaghat town since Friday. In this regard, son of the missing woman has lodged a complaint at the Golaghat police station but police so far have not received any clue of the woman. According to family members on Friday morning the missing woman, Kunjabala Roy went out from the home at 7 am but never c...

Section 144 imposed

KOKRAJHAR, Feb 17: To ensure smooth conduct of HSLC, AHM and AHSEC examinations, 2017 began from today, the Kokrajhar District Magistrate- Bibekananda Choudhury, by an order has imposed section 144 Cr.PC within the radius of 200 mtrs from the examination centres in entire Kokrajhar district. However, teachers and students along with officials, police personnel and param...

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 Arunachal News
Arunachal to forward Pul’s diary to Home Ministry
CM holds pre-budget consultation
Congress flays Khandu government
PPA demands rectification of Statehood Act
 Meghalaya News
UDP refutes claim of being instigated by Congress
NEIGRIHMS bags 2nd prize
Account numbers submitted without leaders’ knowledge: ANVC-B
BJYM submits memorandum for issuing ST certificates
 Northeast News
No force can disintegrate Manipur, says Rajnath Singh
168 candidates in fray for first phase Manipur polls
 Cachar News
Parimal Suklabaidya inaugurates Swami Pranavanand Nilayam
PWD Minister lays foundation stone for repair work of 4 roads
 National News
Indian, Pakistani troops trade fire in Jammu
Former Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir dead
Shabana Azmi lays stress on vaccine for diarrhea
India may meet its energy needs from moon by 2030
 International News
What makes you a lefty or a righty?
Trump again attacks media at Florida rally
New US entry bar order will likely exempt green-card holders
Trump a ‘pathological liar’, says Bernie Sanders
Book–keeping training programme for SHG members held
Tezpur temples decked up for Shivaratri
HS final exam from today
Debate workshop held
Tribute paid to eminent businessman and BJP leader Pradip Das
Divisional youth committee of NFRMY Rangiya formed
IGNOU opens study centre at Dhemaji Commerce College
Tribute to Bina Bora
 Local Sports
Deepraj Chetiya Lifts Ametuer Golf Championship Title
Jorhat Men’s Futures Tennis begins today
All Guwahati squash concludes
NFRSA storm into final
Iyer slams double ton as India A hold Australia
Smith replaces Dhoni
Starc opts out of IPL 2017
Gunaratne leads Lanka to series win over Australia
Foreigners Tribunals
India firm to ensure socio-economic equity
Operation Sadbhavna bringing Army & people closer
Letters to the Editor
 Op-Ed (Sunday)
Media slugfest pitting rightists vs left-liberals
Trump time: Fake news, real leaks & a surreal show!
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