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SHGs get monetary support

Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal took part as chief guest in Mahila Samaroh held at Nagaon town on Monday. The Mahila Samaroh was organized Assam State Rural Livelihood Mission under Panchayat and Rural Development Department. The attendee of the Samaroh came from Morigaon, Hojai and Nagaon district. Sonowar handed over cheques of Rs 25,000 to 14 women Selp Help Groups each under Kanaklata Mahila Sabalikaran Asoni. A total of 9390 women SHGs from these districts will be provided this monetery support under the scheme. Union Minister Rajen Gohain, Handloom and Textile Minister Ranjit Kumar Dutta, Minister Naba Kumar Doley, MLAs Rupak Sarma, Shiladitya Deb were also present.

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Polling officials injured in Diphu firing

8 Apr 2014 - 10:06pm | AT News

Three polling officials sustained injury when KPLT militants targeted three buses carrying them to Diphu on Tuesday.

The incident took place at Howraghat in the evening when the three buses carrying Electronic voting machines and officials from Nagaon and Tezpur.

KPLT militants who were hiding on the roadside started indiscriminate firing at the buses as soon as they arrived in the in Rongpi Tiniali.

Minutes after the attack, the militants managed to vanish from the spot. Security forces arrived in the spot and launched combing operation to nab the militants.

Normal life remains heavily disrupted in the entire hills district under the impact of the 100 hour long bandh by the Karbi militant outfit who have asked the voters the boycott the Lok Sabha polls salted for April 12.

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Laxman Upadhyay (2nd from Right) newly elected General Secretary of PG Students' Union of Gauhati University poses for photograph before lensmen along with C K Shrestha (3rd from L) Central Working President; Bharatiya Gorkha Parisangh (BGP) as Bharatiya Gorkha Parisangh (BGP) felicitated him publically during a seminar on "Problems and Solutions of Gorkhas in North East India" and on "leadership skills workshop for Zone-1 (NE States)" organized by Bharatiya Gorkha Parisangh (BGP) Assam State Committee at Suradevi Hotel in Guwahati on 19 October. Upadhya is expected to take oath of secrecy and hold office on 22nd Oct 2008.