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Uncertainty in APSC exams

The combined competitive examination for selection of candidates for Assam Civil service and allied services mires in uncertainty. The mains examinations slated for June 28 to be conducted by the Assam Public Service Commission is likely to be rescheduled following allegations of question paper sale in the open market.  A candidate brought this sensational allegation forcing the authorities to step in. A high level CID team rushed to the APSC office to probe the allegation.

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Raha celebrates National Unity Day

3 Nov 2016 - 5:47pm | Dibya J Borthakur

In connection with the weeklong celebration of the birth anniversary of former Deputy Prime Minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the local administration of Raha and Raha Town Committee (RTC) jointly celebrated the day as ‘ Rastriya Ekta Divas’ ( National Unity Day ) on Thursday.

After paying floral tributes to the great leader, the administration took out a Run for Unity event in the morning. A large number of people of the town from different backgrounds, school students, Raha Revenue circle office staffs, RTC officials, Raha Bikers’ Association members and police personnel took part in the run which was flagged off by Dimbeswar Das, MLA, Raha.

Prior to a public meeting held on the occasion at Sudhakantha Dr. Bhupen Hazarika Khetra, a plantation programme was also carried out by the organizers in the line of ‘ Swachh Bharat Mission’  with  the theme ‘ Clean Raha- Green Raha ’

Apart from the local MLA, the public meeting held on the occasion was attended by Dipankar Das, ADC, Nagaon, Pallavi Kachary , Circle officer, Raha, Pranab Kumar Sharma, CEO, Nagaon Zila Parishad and Babul Saikia,SO, PHE, Raha. The local MLA in his speech urged all to follow the ideals of the great leader.

The CEO dwelt at length about the importance of observance of Rastriya Ekta Divas in connection with celebration of birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.

Pallavi Kachary in her speech appealed the  gathering crowd to maintain the unity and integrity of the country. She also offered vote of thanks to all present on the occasion.

At the end of the programme a signature campaign to make Raha clean and Green with every possible effort was launched. To spread awareness among people about cleanliness leaflets were also distributed on the occasion. Besides the invited guests and dignitaries, a good number of people of the town participated in the celebration.

Ensure 500-bedded hospital early: AASU

24 Jun 2012 - 7:06pm | editor

The All Assam Students' Union has asked Dispur to ensure the construction of the proposed 500-bed hospital in Sivasagar at an earlier date. The influential students organization sent a memorandum to Sivasagar deputy commissioner to make the government's stand clear on the matter within 15 days.


Te oil giant had decided to set up a multi-purpose hospital and announced its decision to undertake the mega project in Sivasagar. It also asked the government to provide a proper venue, which is yet to chosen.
AASU leaders in Sivasagar said that they submitted a memorandum to top officials of ONGC with a 20-point charter of demands, including construction of 1000-bed hospital in the district last year. The ONGC had assured us to fulfill our demands in phases and expectedly announced to build the hospital.

Sankardeb birth anniv gets underway

29 Sep 2017 - 10:48pm | Ranjanjyoti Mahanta

Nagaon is throbbing with the Saint Sankardev birth anniversary along with other parts of the state from Friday. The birth place of the neo Vaishnavism pioneer is holding a three day long 569th anniversary with much traditional religious fervour.

The occasion got off to a colourful start on Friday morning with a number of competitions. Colourful and mesmerizing programmes gave the evening a fresh lease of life.

Thr second day programme began with a cultural procession in Batadrawa than, where the saint spent his early life. A neo vaishnsvite drama( bhaona) is also lined up towards the evening apart from 569 earthen lamps to mark the birth anniversary of the saint.

An open religious session is slated for Sunday in presence of Assam Governor  Banwarilal puruhit apart from education minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, legislators Angoorlata Deka,Ramakanta Deuri,Rupak Sharma.