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Anjan Dutta at AIIMS; condition deteriorates

Assam Congress president Anjan Dutta’s condition deteriorates further on Thursday forcing the AIIMS authority in New Delhi to shift him to the intensive care unit.

Dutta, who has been ailing for the last couple of days were admitted to the country’s top hospital in the capital last week where his condition has refused to improve. AICC leaders along with the various parties and organizations have wished his early recovery.


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Eid Milad Un-Nabi celebrated with fervour

12 Dec 2016 - 8:40pm | Shajid Khan

The people of the Muslim community took part in special prayers at Tangla Bara Masjid and Banseria Masjid on Monday to mark the celebrations of Eid Milad Un-Nabi. Celebrated on the 12th day of Rabi-ul-Awwal, the third month of the Islamic calendar, Eid Milad commemorates the birth anniversary of Prophet Mohammad. Religious sermons and community feasting marked the celebrations with mass prayers for communal peace and harmony being held at both the mosques. Maulana Mohammed Samaun Ahmed Noori led the prayers at Bara Masjid . While Maulana Rezakul Islam, led the prayers held in Banseria Masjid .

Bamboo and Cane Craft Training at Longding

21 Jun 2013 - 6:31pm | Ripunjoy Das

Ten days training on Bamboo and Cane craft organized by AIDA concluded today at the craft centre Longding in Arunachal Pradesh. The training was sponsored and inaugurated by the Deputy Commissioner of Longding district Shilpa Shinde, IAS on 10th of June 2013. During her inaugural speech she stress on the need to build the capacity of the people and to make optimum use of the abundant natural resource in the area and become self sustainable. She also expressed her desire to conduct different kind of skill training every month in the district.

Neikhozoto Savino President Craft Council of Nagaland and his assistant Mr. Langkai Konyak were the trainer. All together twenty-two names were enrolled for the training and seventeen participants attended fully. The trainees were taught to make utilities items with bamboo and cane like dustbin, tray, pen stand, flower basket etc.

Shri. Kesang Goiba, Circle Officer Longding Headquarter grace the valedictory function of the training. He expressed his happiness on the effort the trainees put in to learn the trades in few days time. He also encouraged the trainees to put more effort and also attend more training in future to build their own skill and not to look for the incentives or stipend.

One of the trainee said that before bamboo was just a grass but after this training he saw the worth and value of bamboo. Another trainee also expressed that the first few days it was really hard but she began to enjoy the new art and the team spirit. For many this training was the first ever venture to use different tools and make different craft.

Magh Bihu 2014 at Gurgaon

11 Jan 2014 - 10:37am | AT News

Assam Association Gurgaon organises Magh Bihu 2014 at Gurgaon, Haryana on Saturday, January 11.

Sushant Lok 1, Community Centre, Opposite Shalom Hills Public School, Near paras Hospital, Sector 43, Gurgaon

7 pm onwards