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Discussion on conservation held

A discussion on the role of documentaries and motion pictures in conservation was held in Golaghat on Sunday. Raj Phukan of Green Guard, Eminent filmmaker Charu Kamal Hazarika and Mubina Akhtar were part of the discussion panel. The event was moderated by Dr PC Bhattacharjee. 

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Bina Hazarika - obituary

6 Nov 2015 - 9:35am | Mowsam Hazarika

Bina Hazarika, noted writer and social activist , passed away at Marwari Maternity Hospital, Guwahati on November 5, 2015.  Born in Goalpara in 1932, she was married to Late Tara Prasad Hazarika, noted freedom fighter.  She leaves behind her sons, daughter-in-laws, grandsons, granddaughters and a host of relatives and admirers. Her cremation at the Bhootnath crematorium was attended by a large number of mourners. 

Phensedyl, a cough syrup seized

3 May 2012 - 12:51am | editor

Over 3,700 bottles of Phensedyl, a cough syrup, valued at Rs 3 lakh were today seized from the possession of a person at Guwahati railway station on Wednesday.

Acting on a tip off, the police arrested one Sanjay Singh, who was travelling in the Awadh-Assam Express, and recovered the cough syrup bottles from his posession which were being illegally brought into the state. Singh hails from Katihar in Bihar and was bringing the phensedyl for selling.

AGP meet at Barpeta

2 Nov 2010 - 9:37pm | Juthika Das

"During the 9 years of Tarun Gogoi led Congress government, there is not any development. Rather, only the congress pawns were benefited by the various schemes that were implemented during these period”- said AGP president Chandra Mohan Patowary taking part in the ‘Gana sangjog jatra’ of AGP from Sadiya to Dhubri, on Monday at Barpeta district playground. "The first process of ‘raijar padulit Raijar Sarkar’ was also not fulfilled and the congress government have been beating the doll-drums that their govt will employed the unemployed youths and remove the unemployment problems from the state. But surprisingly at present 22 lakh unemployed youth hankering after their jobs." Criticizing about the implementation of govt schemes he added that from those schemes only the congress leaders were benefited. In his address Patowary said that this time if their government would be able to capture their seat, they would give importance to the burning problems of the state like - flood, erosion and unemployment etc.

The meet was presided over by Gunindra Nath Das, president AGP, Barpeta district committee whereas MP Kumar Dipak Das, called the people to strengthen AGP by their help. The founder president of AGP, Atul Bora mentioned that the congress had tried to allure the voters by giving the Rice to the BPL rice at the cost of Rs.6 and had made their bloody politics. The ex-chief minister of Assam Prafulla Kr. Mahanta also opposed the “Great dam project of Assam”. In the gathering at Barpeta ex-chief minister Prafulla Kr Mahanta called the people to unite against congress government. Liyakat Ali Khan, said that during the region of AGP government there is not any communal clash, which occurred at present and that was unfortunate. Without the regional party, the development of Assam is impossible. He again regretted the incident of July 21 where 4 innocent people had lost their lives. In this meet about ten thousand people gathred whereas Phani Bhushan Choudhury, working president AGP, Bhupen Roy, ex-minister AGP, Debdutta Barkataky, central VP, Dr. manoranjan Patowary, MLA, naba Kr das, organizer secy, Prabin Deka, Dipak Das etc. were also present. On the contrary Barpeta AASU hang Black flag in various places that Prafulla Kr Mahanta took part in this meet.