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Kokrajhar: Bonzar Sports Club, Kachugaon beat Nahata Sports Club, Kokrajhar Tea Estate 3-1 goals in the opening match of United Jilimili Prizemoney Trophy-2018 being played at Magurmari Jilimili Club playground in Kokrajhar. 

For Bonzar, Dwimalu Basumatary scored first goal in 3 minutes.Again Dhanjit Boro and John Narzary scored one each goal in 4 and 12 minutes against Nahata sports club. Kupit Roy of Nahata netted lone goal against Bonzar which reduced 3-1 goal in 8 minutes. 

BTC executive member Doneswar Goyary inaugurated the football trophy in the presence of huge gathering. 

Goyary said that sporting environment must prevailed in the region. He said that BTC administration has been emphasized to make healthy uplift. 

Altogether 26 teams are participating the football tournament from different registered football clubs.

The championship team would be awarded a trophy and cash Rs. 20,000 while runners up team would be awarded trophy and cash Rs. 15,000 respectively.

BTC executive member Rajib Brahma, Kokrajhar SP Rajen Singh were attended as guests on the occasion. 

President of the organising committee,Dipak Kumar Rabha said that the sports tournament has been organised to create sports environment among all sections of society in the region. 

Tomorrow, Dwodini SC, Debargaon will take on Dihung SC, Khagrabari.

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Manipur positive on GST

29 May 2017 - 9:54pm | AT News Imphal

Deputy Chief Minister Yumnam Joykumar Singh today stated that implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) in Manipur will improve its finance.

He was speaking at the inaugural session of an awareness campaign on GST at the auditorium of Manipur State Film Development Society, Palace Compound here, an official release said.

Implementation of GST will bid farewell to the different indirect taxes that are currently applicable in the country.

Joykumar Singh,  who is also in charge of Finance, said the new tax regime going to be rolled out across the country from July 1 this year will also benefit the state in many ways.

The uniform tax regime will mend the loopholes in tax collection avenues and also cover the tax revenue lapses, he said.

He said GST which is the consumer based tax will benefit the people since it is transparent and many taxes will be absorbed by this tax.

During the 14th GST Council Meeting held at Srinagar on May 18-19,  the Deputy Minister had proposed to keep the handloom sector at 0% tax slab which is the lowest among the five different tax slabs in GST.

However, the Council observed it to be discussed again in its 15th meeting to be held on June 2-3 in New Delhi.

On the indigenous dried fish (ngari), he said the Council decided to impose 5% GST on coastal marine dried fish and therefore the indigenous dried fish may also fall under this tax slab. All farm products will be levied 0% GST, he informed.

The Deputy Chief Minister stressed on the need to extend cooperation from the people in implementation of the new tax regime.

Guwahati: Where VVIPs fear not to tread

Sachin Tendulkar, Mukesh Ambani, WB CM Mamata Bannerjee, Amitav Bachhan and others at Hero Indian Super League between Atletico de Kolkata and Mumbai City FC held at Kolkata on October 12.  Photo by: Saikat Das/ HISL/ SPORTZPICS
13 Oct 2014 - 11:54am | AT News

All of a sudden, Guwahati has become a hot destination for the film stars, cricket stars, industrialists. One after another VVIPs and VIPs have landed at the Indira Gandhi Atheletic Stadium in Sarusajai on Monday afternoon.

Former cricketer Sachin Tendulkar arrived in the city as his team Kerala Blasters are taking on John Abraham’s highlanders who landed in Guwahati in the wee hours. Accompanied by Anjali Tendulkar, the master blaster landed in the city by a chartered flight at 2-30 in the afternoon to enjoy the second ISL match from 7 in the evening.

This would be followed by the arrival of Reliance head Mukesh Ambani. Accompanied by his wife ISL chairperson Nita Ambani and son, arrived in the city at 3-30 in the afternoon through their own flight.

Another person in the schedule is none other than Amitabh Bachchan who arrived in Guwahati in the afternoon along with his son Abhisekh to enjoy the ISL match slated to begin at 7 in the evening. This is apart from the arrival of world championship boxer Mary Kom.   

The Kerala Blasters are taking on the highlanders named as Eight One United a day after Saurav Ganguly’s Kolkata team defeated the Mumbai counters.  


Road to peace in abode of cloud

17 Dec 2014 - 7:00am | AT News

The existence of the A’chik National Volunteers Council (ANVC) and its breakaway faction ANVC (B) came to a historic end with the disbanding of the two outfits at a solemn function held here to mark the occasion at the Dikki-Bandi Stadium, at Dakopgre. Chairmen of the two outfits, Dilash Marak and Bernard N. Marak surrendered their arms and signed the affirmation for disbandment with

Meghalaya Chief Minister Dr. Mukul Sangma in the presence of Cabinet Ministers Ampareen Lyngdoh, A. L. Hek and Zenith Sangma, Parliamentary Secretaries, high- level officials of the State Government including Chief Secretary P.B.O Warjri, members and cadres of the two groups, church leaders, senior citizens and the public.

Addressing the gathering the Chief Minister expressed his pride and humility as the two outfits had shown exemplary maturity, courage and farsightedness in joining the peace process and finally returning back to the mainstream and said that this has reinforced the essential truth that violence can never be an option for finding solutions to any grievances.

He said that it was the perception that Garo Hills has been neglected by the government that led some of the youth to take the path of militancy in the “mistaken belief that through violence they would be able to set things right. However, it only led to further deterioration in the situation as developmental programmes suffered, he said, adding that the last two decades have been virtually the “lost decades” for us. “The disbanding of ANVC and ANVC-B rekindles the hope that the era of peace and stability will return to Garo Hills and together we will be able to re-plot the path of development and peace”, he said.

The Bishop of Tura, Rt. Rev. Andrew R. Marak led the gathering in prayer for cadres of the two outfits and spoke briefly on the text “Return Home”, while the Pastor of Hawakhana Baptist Church, Rev. F.D. Sangma.

The Deputy Commissioner, West Garo Hills, Pravin Bakshi, in his welcome address, gave a brief background note about the formation of ANVC and later, ANVC (B) and the subsequent processes that paved the way for the disbanding of the two outfits.

Chairmen of the two outfits, Dilash M. Marak and Bernard M. Marak, also spoke on the occasion and highlighted the causes that led to their armed struggle and also their intention to work in the interest of the people in understanding with the government both at the Centre and the State.

The extended ceasefire agreement was signed at Shillong on January 5, 2012. On September 18, 2013, the same commitment was reiterated and both the groups, ANVC and ANVC (B) were requested to submit the list of their cadres to the State Police Special Branch for further processing. Finally, a formal text for settlement was signed by the Union Home Ministry, the Chief Minister of Meghalaya, the leaders of ANVC and ANVC (B) at New Delhi on September 24, last paving the way for disbandment of the two militant outfits.