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Das fate hangs in balance

The Gauhati High Court on Monday will decide on the fate of Gopinath Das who is an absconding rape accused. But policemen probing the sensational case have been carrying out operation in many place in the city and its adjoining areas in search of the Boko AIUDF MLA who allegedly raped his minor domestic help inside his car a couple of weeks back.

Immediately after his anticipatory bail plea was rejected by CJM court, he moved the high court for an interim bail where his case would come up for hearing on Monday. Local residents in Boko continue to hit the streets demanding immediate arrest of the MLA.

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International day of the girl child celebrated

13 Oct 2017 - 7:51am | AT Kokrajhar Bureau

A girls friendly Kabaddi match was organised on Wednesday at Chandrapara ground in Kokrajhar district in connection with the celebration of ‘International Day of the Girl Child’ marked huge participation from many villages.

The celebration was organised by Nedan Foundation,Kokrajhar in association with UNICEF Assam with theme of  ‘Empower girls:Before,during and after crisis’ which has been aimed sports for development of girl child.

In the match, Kachugaon Club lifted the trophy defeating Lungsung Club by 3-2 sets. Priskila of Lunsung Club was awarded best player in the match.

Monojit Ray, social activist and secretary of Chandrapara Bijulipara Navarathna Millan Sangha graced the function as guest and emphasized to the importance of sports for everyone along with regular studies. He also laid stressed on the importance of education along with sports to make own best career.

Digambar Narzary,chairman of Nedan Foundation,Kokrajhar,an NGO working for children,who need immediate care and support in Kokrajhar district as well lower Assam districts.  

‘The day every year has been celebrated on October 11 to make strengthen the networks among children and adolescents with providing the equal rights of girls with respect to boys among the society’,Digambar said.

Gogoi confident of landslide victory

9 Mar 2009 - 5:23pm | editor

Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi pins hope on the Congress victory in all Lok Sabha seats in the state.

Addressing the political convention of the party at the Sarusajai Indoor Stadium on Sunday, Gogoi said the AGP regime is nothing but a blot in the history of Assam.

In yet another development AGP and BJP categorically slammed Congress for its comment on AGP-BJP poll pact a day after Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma and Pradyut Bordoloi termed it a surrender of AGP before BJP. In two separate press conferences in Guwahti on Sunday, both the party said the ruling party is scared of losing their ground in the state. AGP spokesman Atul Bora and BJP spokesman Charan Deka further said the ruling party is also surrendering before BPF, a regional party only to form the government.

More miscreants waiting to sneak!

1 May 2014 - 10:12am | AT News

A major incident of encroachment by Naga miscreants awaits Karbi Anglong bordering Nagaland. The situation along the Assam-Nagaland is likely to erupt in violence at any moment. 

According to reliable police sources, over 200 Naga miscreants are camping at a tiny village in the outskirt of Dimapur town. Backed by the NSCN militants, the armed miscreants have been waiting to sneak in to a number of villagers in Karbi Anglong district. 

Some of them have been trying to encroach upon the forest land beyond their border. But they have not been able to do it because of tight security arrangement along the inter state border because of the Lok Sabha polls. Top ranked police officials are believed to have got wind of the development and have put the security forces on maximum alert to firmly deal with the miscreants. The authorities are ready to deploy more security forces if the situation worsens.

Notably, police alertness have aborted several encroachment attempts by the Naga miscreants on many occasions during the last couple of months.