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Raha administration plastic cleanliness drive

NAGAON: As part of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's  call during his Independence Day speech to clean up the environment from plastic, the local administration here along with Raha Municipality Board (RMB) on Saturday launched a drive at Raha Toll Plaza along the four-lane highway to clean up the plastic garbage from the area.

The officials and employees of the administration and the RMB  cleaned up the roadside plastic garbage thrown in and around the toll plaza campus.

Pallavi Kachary,  executive officer , Raha Municipality Board, taking part in the drive  urged the public to go for waste segregation right at the source as the first place being our homes , shops ,hotels, restaurants etc. She said that it was the duty of every citizen to keep their homes and localities clean and create a safe germ-free and plastic free environment.

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NDFB condoles

10 Jun 2017 - 6:35pm | AT Kokrajhar Bureau

The National Democratic Front of Boroland (NDFB)  deeply saddened at the loss SS Khaplang, the Chairman of National Socialist Council of Nagalim (NSCN-K) who was a  true revolutionary friend of NDFB since 1987, B Ohnjalu, general secretary of NDFB said in a condolence message.

"As a great leader, he warmly welcomed the representatives of NDFB in 2008 and accorded the military base in 2009. He will always be remembered in our minds and hearts." 

"NDFB pays tribute to the great revolutionary leader who had committed his entire live selflessly for his people and for the entire region and expresses deepest condolences to the family members, cadres and leaders of NSCN and to the people of Nagalim", Ohnjalu said.

Focus on changing spirit of fiction

28 Dec 2014 - 3:51pm | AT News

The world of short fiction has markedly changed over the years, said short fiction writers at the Guwahati Lit Fest on Sunday.

Participating in a discussion, authors agreed that globalization has more or less finds a clear manifestations in today’s short fiction.

Moderated by prolific short fiction writer Anuradha Sarma Pujari, the panelist said many short fictions are still teeming with local language or dialects.

Panelists Ratna Bharali Talukdar, Banti Senchoa, Anamika Bora, Sanjiv Paul Deka, Apu Bharadwaj, Pranjal Sarma Basistha dwelt at length many eye opening aspects on the changing world of short fiction. 

The panel of short fiction writers furhter responded a number of questions posed to them by the audience on the changing trends in the world of short fiction.


We are all Assamese: BTC Speaker Tridip Daimari

25 May 2015 - 11:51am | Jayanta Kumar Das

“People,irrespective of caste,community or religion,who have been living in BTC and Assam for long years are the real Assamese”.So said Tridip Daimari,Speaker of BTC Assembly at a public meeting held at Kalaigaon on May 22.The meeting was organized to felicitate Trdip Daimari and Jagadish Sarkar both newly elected Speaker and EM of BTC government respectively.The Speaker stressed the need for creating awareness among people in the matter of cleanliness,health and hygine specially to help people suffering from dreaded deseases like cancer etc.

The meeting was also addressed by Jagadish Sarkar, EM of BTC. Both the guests were felicitated with japi and gamocha on their arrival.Dr.CP Payeng also spoke on the occasion.Social worker Kami Ram Saharia presided over the meeting while Dandi Kumar Boro and Kamal Prasad Sarma anchored the proceeding of the felicitation ceremony.

-Jayanta Kumar Das