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Pre I-Day encounter in Majuli: No casualty

A group of hardcore militant managed to flee n Majuli during a heavy exchange of fire on Sunday. The encounter took place at Kakh Chapori in the wee hours. Acting on a tip off police raided a hideout at around 4 in the morning. As police reached the spot the militants resorted to firing from nearby woods. When retaliated, the encounter took place which continued for a few minutes before the militants fled. Three walkie talkies, mobile sets, some batteries and two bags containing items of personal use were recovered from the site.
Police are continuing search operations in the area to nab the militants.

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Manmohan takes as RS member

17 Jun 2013 - 2:21pm | AT News
Dr Manmohan Singh and Shantias Kujur took oath as Rajya Sabha member on Monday. Rajya Sabha chairman Dr Hamid Ansari admimistered the duo the oath of office and secrecy at a brief function in parliament. Both they were elected recently in Dispur. Dr Singh took oath as Rajya Sabha member from fifth consecutive terms.

Assam Atheletic Association (AAA) to felicitate award winners

8 Aug 2007 - 4:38am | editor
Guwahati : The Assam Athletic Association (AAA) would felicitate its medal winning athletes of the recently concluded 33rd National Games and Asian Grand Prix Athletics Championship. The decision was taken in the governing body meeting of the association held recently in the city. The association would also felicitate two technical officials, who had been selected as officials for the forthcoming Commonwealth Championship, in the same function.
The date of the felicitation is yet to be fixed but the secretary of the AAA Sarif Ullaha said that they were planning to arrange it on the eve of award giving ceremony by the state government as otherwise it would be very difficult to get all the medal winners at a time.
It may be mentioned here that the state government earlier announced cash incentive to the medal winners of the state contingent in the 33rd National Games. The felicitation function of the state government is expected to be held very soon.
Meanwhile the much awaited Annual General Meeting of the Assam Athletic Association would be held at Nalbari on August 23. The new office bearers of the organization would be selected in this meeting.

Honour for horticulture officer

16 Feb 2018 - 10:54am | AT News

Guwahati: Jury's Special Recommendation Award ( under Cold Chain Excellence Awards ) will be given away to Prabin Hazarika, Director, Horticulture and Food Processing, Assam as an acknowledgement and recognition of the contribution towards Cold Chain Sector by the CNBC TV 18 and Tata Strategic Management Group on February 23 in Mumbai. 


 The nomination is based on a careful study and validation of the work that is being done in the area of investment promotion in development of fruit, vegetables and perishables sector in Assam under his leadership .  In this connection, Infinity Expo is organising the 2nd Edition of Cold Chain Excellence Awards on  February 23 at The Leela Mumbai in association with Tata Strategic Management Group and CNBC TV 18. The awards are a part of Global Logistics Show, an annual convergence ground of Logistics, Supply Chain and Cold Chain Industry.