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Manas National Park opens for visitors

The Manas National Park (MNP) has re-opened for visitors on Friday.

Deputy chief of Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) Kampa Borgoyary has cut the ribbon to inaugurate the the Manas National Park amidst presence of large number visitors and officials at Bansbari forest range office main gate in Baksa district.

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NPF, NDDP facing close fight

3 Mar 2018 - 11:17am | AT News

MARCUS KANYAK
KOHIMA:
The ruling NDPF in Nagaland is facing a close fight with NDPP as counting of votes is under way  in 17 centres across the north eastern state.

According to an updated trend, the new regional party is leading in 31 seats of 59 seats in the 60 member assembly where polling took place on February 27. The ruling NPF has slammed to second position till 11 in the morning.

Amid an unprecedented security measures counting of votes begins in Nagaland on Saturday morning simultaneously along with Tripura and Meghalaya.

Altogether 227 candidates are contesting the election for 59 seats while NDPP leader and chief ministerial candidate Neiphu Rio has been declared uncontested in the 60 member assembly. The newly floated party has fielded 40 candidates leaving 20 to its partner BJP.

Plantation drive at Bodoland Buddhist Park

12 Jul 2016 - 7:20pm | AT Kokrajhar Bureau

A plantation drive was carried out on Tuesday at Bodoland Buddhist Park along Gaurang River bank involving villager and social activists.

BTC Secretary Rahila Brahma kick off to start the plantation programme with planting a sapling on the river bank,which was organised by Bodoland Buddhist Park management committee to make green and beautification of Kokrajhar.

Around 300 plants were planted on the day along River bank side to protect as well beautification of Gaurang River side in Kokrajhar.

Brahma said that it was an initiative to make green nature and beautification in the region.

Anjali Bodosa,organiser of the programme told that the plantation programme was carried out to plant saplings through which natural beautification would be restored.

occasion.A cultural presentation from Bodo, Satria dance was also presented on the celebration which had created amusement.

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AIUDF president Badaruddin Ajmal on Wednesday asked his legislators to stay together in Guwahati to ensure that nobody can influence them for the Rajya Sabha polls.

In his address at the legislators’ meeting in presence of opposition consensus candidate Haidor Hussain, Ajmal said that all of his legislators would vote for Hussian.

According to him, the MLA now on foreign tour is arriving in Guwahati on Thursday to vote Hussain.