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Mock drill on disaster preparedness at JNV Udalguri

UDALGURI: The Udalguri district Fire and Emergency Services in collaboration with District.Disaster Management Authority, Udalguri conducted a mock drill on fire safety in the presence of students and teachers of Jawahar Novodaya Vidyalaya(JNV), on Thursday. On the occasion, the students and teachers took much interest in the mock drill presentation. BR Khedkar, principal of the school, Dipankar Choudhury,field officer, disaster management, Udalguri revenue circle and officers from the fire and emergency services apprised the students on  'know how' rescue policies during the emergency situation.

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Recipient of The Annual Colosseum Awards 2014 & 2015 (by The Assam Tribune group), Shajid Khan is a journalist based in Tangla.In his stint of journalistic experience he has contributed numerous political, socio-political stories for bountiful national,international as well as Assam based publications. He also pens down analytic commentary on print and web based publications.
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Tangla College sports and cultural week begins

3 Feb 2016 - 10:54pm | Shajid Khan

The Annual Sports and Cultural week of the academic session of Tangla College began today with full gaiety and fervor. The program will conclude on February 6 with 4 days colorful programme . Vice- Principal Bhuban Mohan Singh kicked of the agenda of the College Week with lighting the ceremonial lamp and it was followed by Swahid Tarpan event which was administered by the ,General Secretary-in-Charge Swdwmsa Boro. In the Inaugural Session, the Vice-Principal unfurled the College Flag at 10am. It was followed by Stadium inaguration by Bonjar Daimari EM BTC. The four day event would include various Sports competition , Gymnasium competition ,culture and literary competition ,cultural rally. On February 6 Kamali Basumatari MLA Panery LAC would be present as the chief guest of the event while Sadhana Hojai DC Udalguri would grace the event as appointed speaker. Barun Kumar Captain Borengajuli Army Camp of Red Horns division would also be present as Special guest.

Oil India Limited wins Assam Club football

25 Dec 2007 - 4:48am | editor

Oil India Limited dethroned defending champion Assam State Electricity Board in the Assam Club Championship at Bokakhat on 23rd DEC with a 4-1 victory in a rematch of last year's final. Looking to avenge the defeat at the hands of the ASEB in the previous final, the OIL team played smart football and dominated the game throughout.The OIL think tank chose the 1-4-5-1 formation to the ASEB's 1-4-4-2 pattern and it proved to be a winning strategy. OIL took the lead with captain Birjab Mushahary's winger off a corner as early as in the sixth minute. Durga Boro scored the second goal three minutes later. After missing several scoring opportunities, ASEB bounced back in the 39th minute through captain Suresh Das. The first half ended with a 2-1 score.Mushahary gave OIL a good start with a goal in the ninth minute of the second half. Mintu Boro scored the fourth and last goal for OIL in the 20th minute to take the match beyond ASEB. ASEB goalkeeper Mintu Sonowal again failed to put up a good performance, which compounded his team's woes. ASEB's Suresh Das was adjudged the best player of the meet, Manash Manjit Chetia of Nepathya Club of Jorhat was the top scorer and Jintu Chetri of OIL the best goalkeeper. Salbagan Sports Club won the fair play trophy. Former national player Amal Changmai, sports joint secretary Pranab Kumar Bora, Golaghat SP P.C. Saloi, Bokakhat subdivisional officer (civil) Ranjit Hazarika, Assam Football Association vice-president Jatin Bora, joint secretary Tapan Hazarika and senior officials of the Numaligarh Refinery Ltd were present at the prize distribution ceremony.OIL had blanked out Salbagan Sports Club of Gossaigaon 2-0 on its way to the final, while ASEB defeated 9th APBN 2-0 and Assam Rifles 7-6. As many as 23 teams competed in the tournament. The champion squad will get to play in the National B-Division league.

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AASU Satyagraha ends in Guwahati

22 Nov 2014 - 10:52am | AT News

AASU on Saturday pledged not to allow the state to become a safe haven for the fundamentalists and illegal Bangladeshis in Assam. Jihadists, Al Qaedas. In his address at the Satyagraha rally in Guwahati, Bhattacharya demand immediate measures to evict these elements from the state.

Taking a potshot at Tarun Gogoi, he blamed it all on the Chief Minister’s vote bank politics alleging that the government has not sealed the porous Indo-Bangla border. “The number of Bangladeshi immigrants has been increasing and with these immigrants fundamentalists elements have been managing to sneak into the state,” he said.

According to him, a section of immigrants have already settled inside the Kaziranga National Park. He said the AASU will resume a massive agitation if the migrants issue is not settled through the Assam Accord.

The 'Satyagraha' rally began from Latasil Field and went through the main thoroughfares of the city protesting the growth of fundamentalism in the state outlining the demands for declaring the problem of perennial floods and erosions in the state as a national problem and the protection of Majuli, the world's largest river island in Assam.