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Teak logs seized in Kokrajhar

Security forces seized a truck carrying smuggled teak logs from Alangi area under Kokrajgar police station on Wednesday.
The consignment was intercepted from a truck bearing No AS-01A 7434 as it was on way to Kalgachia in Barpeta from Athiabari in Kokrajhar.
Police arrested four persons in this connection. They have been identified as Mohd Sukur Ali, Ismail Ali of Sorbhog Jamadarguri , Barpeta, Binamin Rabha and Dhananjay Rabha, both of Serfanguri Prem Nagar in Kokrajhar.

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Teachers' Day celebrated at Nagaon

6 Sep 2012 - 7:52pm | Anil Sarma

Rich tributes were paid to Dr S.Radhakrishnan on his birthday by Lioness & Lions Club of Nagaon Greater. The Club members visited and organised a Function at Navarup Jatiaya Bidyapeeth at Nagaon and felicitated all the 27 teachers of the school with Fulam Gamochha, Citation and a memento for their unmatched and selfless service to the society.The school has a remarkable academic record.Later,the school students presented Xatriya Dance & 'Jatiya Sangeet" as part of the cultural show. around 300 students were present. Lion members B K Manglunia, Llit Kothari,Pradip Lohia,Anil Sharma,Sunil Goenka,Ashok Agarwal and Lioness members Kusum Devi, Lily Laskar, Renu Baruah, Sayera Begum, Deepa Saikia, Dr Kanchan Bala, Geeta Saikia, Rani Sarmah,Babita Jain played a key role in the success of the programme. The effort was lauded by the school teachers and parents.

HC adjourns move against CM

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