Mahadev Deka Runner Up of Mr Universe being felicitated with a traditional sorai by senior citezen Jyotish Das. The event was orgainsed by Santipur Athletic Club at Santipur, Guwahati on Sunday 13th July 2008.
Security forces have intensified their combing operation against militant outfits in the region.
Three link men/over ground worker of the National Democratic Front of Boroland-Songbijit faction were apprehended by security forces in a joint operation at Ripu Reserve Forest on Sunday morning in Kokrajhar district. They were identified Sanjib Basumatary, Mirga Basumatary and Charan Basumatary. They were involved with extortion, collecting money and providing information to militants about movement of security forces. Three riffles, two live bullets and a mobile handset were recovered from their possession.
Security forces have launching combing operation against militant outfit organizations in the district and able to apprehend large number cadres of the various militant outfits in the region, said a senior police officer in Kokrajhar.
The Asom Gana Parishad is holding its steering committee meeting in Guwahati on Saturday to chalk out strategies for the Lok Sabha polls slated for May.
To be presided over by president Prafulla Kumar Mahanta at the party headquarters in Ambari, the meeting is expected to take a final decision on forging a post poll alliance with other political parties.
Friday’s meeting failed to arrive at a consensus. The party has yet to finalise the list of candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.
Annual media festival of Asian Institute of Management & Technology "Convenster 2016" was held on October 27-28, organised by the department of mass comunication. The event saw a great enthusiasm and zeal among college students of the region for participation in various events like Pictogram (Photography competition), Jingle Making , Radio Jockeying, Act like Charlie(one act based on Charlie Chaplin), Ignited 6.0 (a panel discussion on “has digital media taken over conventional media and Quiz. The students of the department showcased their skills in not only in the competition but also in the cultural evening.
The panelists for Ignited 6 were, Mrinal Talukdar (Senior Journalist DY 365), Bikash Kalita (pioneer of e-book in Assam), Suresh Ranjan Goduka (Journalist), Sushanta Talukdar (Journalist), Sangeeta Kakoti (Associate Professor, Arya Vidyapith College).
Chakrapani Parashar of News 18 and Rituraj Borthakur of The Assam Tribune were awarded upcoming Journalist (Electronic and Print) award.