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Gold cup clash on in Dimakuchi

The 22nd edition of the Bodoland Gallants Gold Cup Football Turnament 2017 is going to be held at Dimakuchi Stadium in Udalguri district of Assam from today. The tournament is an All India Level Football Tournament affiliated under  and is jointly organized by Dimakuchi Ancholic Committee, ABSU and Dimakuchi Sports Association in the fond memory of Bodoland Martyrs. A total of eight teams will be participating in the tournament. The teams are: Reserve Bank of India Mumbai, Assam Regimental Centre Shillong, SSB Siliguri, Oil India Duliajan, Apro Guwahati, Jhalaguti Morigaon, Bodoland Army and Orgen Club. The opening ceremony of the tournament is colourful and the first match is Oil India Duliajan Vs Bodoland Army.

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Borengajuli Tea Estate Dimakuchi, Udalguri, Assam

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Peace rally in Kokrajhar

23 Sep 2015 - 6:17pm | Hantigiri Narzary

The Indo-Global Social Service (IGSSS) carried out a peace rally in Kokrajhar town on Wednesday for world peace.
More than 50 women from Kokrajhar and Chirang participated in the rally when it started from JD Road to Cirucit House.

Talking to Assam Times, organizers said the rally was a part of post observation  International Peace Day to promote peace in the region, to make people aware about peace, mitigate violence and promote peace among all communities.

The peace action project presently covered 65 villages in Karbi Anglong and BTAD districts. The thrust and focus of the project is on women centric role in peace building, conflict resolution to further sustainable peace and development in the region.

AASAA expells three of its activists

27 Jul 2016 - 7:22pm | Shajid Khan

Pradip Nag President of central committee of All Adivasi Students' Association of Assam (AASAA) through a press release stated that it expelled three activists of AASAA namely Debeng Urang Publicity Secretary ,Narayan Nag Joint Secretary of central committee and Rustam Kujur Gen. Secretary of Dibrugarh district committee for unconstitutional and detrimental moves for a period of six months.The resolution for the same was taken on a central committee meeting on 23rd July last at INTUC hall Paltan Bazar,Guwahati premises.

The press release also labelled the expelled members as not to use organizational pads and stamps for any official and unofficial purpose in this period. The press release also alleged that the unofficial 7th central committee programme held recently at Jagiroad of Morigaon district were central Working President Stephen Lakra and General Secretary Deben Orang were present is bogus,as it was not even attended by President,Secretary of Central or any district committee.

NE Congress MPs to go with UPA on July 22 floor test

17 Jul 2008 - 3:59pm | editor
The Congress MPs from the north eastern region will vote for the Indo-US civilian nuclear deal on the June 22 floor test.

Speaking to reporters on Wednesday in Shillong, chairman of North East Congress Coordination Committee D D Lapang said the decision is unanimous among the the Congress MPs of the region and that UPA will survive the floor test.

Mr Lapang, who is also the leader of the opposition in Meghalaya, termed the Meghalaya Progressive Alliance (MPA) government as a bundle of contradictions and was 'directionless'.

A day after MPA constituents sought scrapping of the controversial power deals between the state and private companies to develop power projects, the former Meghalaya Chief Minister said the government should make public the report of the high-powered committee on them and point out the loop-holes.