ST status: Talks in progress
A group of six ethnic communities are hunkering down with the Centre on Thursday in New Delhi to arrive at a conclusion on the ST status.
Accompanied by Union sports minister Sarbanadan Sonowal, tribal affairs minister Jural Ornam talked to the ethnic leaders at 11 in the morning which ended at 1 in the afternoon.
The ethnic leaders remained firm on their demands while the Union ministers assured them of steps to ensure ST status for six communities. The meeting assumes significance amid an escalating demand from the existing ST people to stop the move.
The ethnic leader are scheduled to meet Union home minister Rajnath Singh in the evening.
25 Aug 2017 - 10:55am | Shajid Khan
The freshmen social of Tangla College for the year 2017 was held at the college premises on Thursday where the new students were introduced to the old ones. The ceremony was followed by an open session and cultural programme. The students introduction ceremony was chaired by Swapen Acharjee.
The open session in the evening which began with a chorus by the students was chaired by Jayanta Chakravorty HOD of English. In his welcome speech Dr. Prasen Daimari Principal of the college said that, "Only acquiring knowledge and education is not enough.Students should be decent having suitable conformity by physical ,mental and moral.”
3 Jan 2009 - 2:51pm | editor
Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh on Saturday morning has left for Shillong to inaugurate the Indian National Science Congress oganised by the North East Hills University. Amid tight security ring Dr Singh arrived at the Nehru Stadium helipad and was received by Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi before laving for Shillong by a helicopter.
The Prime Minister, who arrived in the city on Friday evening a day after the serial blast rocked Guwahati leaving nine people dead and many others injured. Immediately after landing at the LGB International Airport, he droved straightly to the Guwahati Medical College Hospital and visited the blast injured people with Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi and some other ministers. Talking to reporters the Prime Minister said his government will firmly deal with the terrorists that foment trouble to destabilize the country. He further announced Rs 2 lakh each to the family members of those killed in the serial blast.
21 Nov 2008 - 12:05am | Nanda Kirati Dewan
Leader of the car market in India Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. unveiled its all new car world strategic model A-Star car in Guwahati today. As stated in a media conference the car is powered by new state of art, light weight, 988cc, K10B petrol engine. The car is the best in class fuel efficient car with a mileage of 19.59 kms/l as tested by ARAI Pune nation's premier automotive research agency.
The newest model eco-friendly uncompromisingly green car meets the European EV norms which imply that 85% of car is recyclable and it is free from hazardous materials like Lead, Cadmium, Mercury and Chromium.
It is Maruti Suzuki's 8th car in less than 40 months that has been designed keeping in mind the aspirations of the urban economy-conscious customers and tagged as stop at nothing. The earning class of youth is the target customer says Amitabh Roy; General Manager, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. The A-Star car manufactured at Maruti Suzuki's Maneswar plant slogan is small cars for big future.