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Aircraft nosedlanding in Chabua

A microlite glider of the Indian Air Force nose landed in a tea estate near the IAF eastern aircommand base at Chabua in Dibrugarh district on Saturday at around 10-30. The pilot sustained minor injury in his hand while co-pilot escaped unhurt. The two-seater glider also did not suffer much damage,. The glider developed a technical snag, two minutes after taking off from Chabua.
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Awareness meet on social upliftment held at Kopati

21 Sep 2016 - 4:56pm | Jayanta Kumar Das

An  awareness campaign was organized by the Directorate of Field Publicity under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting of Government of India in association with the Live Green,a nature based NGO of Udalguri district at Bongaligaon near Kopati in Udalguri district on September 18. The awareness meeting drew attention of more than four hundred villagers of Kopati area,teachers and students which got underway from September 16 last and concluded with an awareness meet on September 18. The organizers on the occasion held various competitions among the students on the various themes like‘Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao (BBBP),Swaccha Bharat Abhiyan, Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Yajana, Atal Pension Yojana,Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Beema Yojana and Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikash Yojana (PMKVY) where resource persons like R Sapkota,senior media person of Udalguri district,Jayanta Kumar Das,Dr.Harischaran Das,secretary of Aranya Suraksha Samiti,Asom,Pranjal Borah,branch manager of UCO Bank,Mazbat branch,Harendra Singh,Depty Commandent of 23rd battalion of SSB,Lalpool camp dwelt on the topics and appealed to the villagers to follow the government welfare schemes for their better life in the society. A street play on ‘ Beti Bachao- Beti Padhao’ and Swaccha Bharat Abhiyan was also staged on the occasion to draw the attention of the villagers towards their duties and responsibilities.Cultural teams of Rangajuli Bahurangi Kristi Dal, Priyanka group, Bodo folk and Rabha folk groups on the occasion enthralled the spectators with their theme based performances.

Sukhoi jet crashes in Tezpur

19 May 2015 - 6:15pm | AT News

Two pilots had a narrow escape when the Sukhoi jet they were driving crashlanded in Tezpur on Tuesday. 

The incident took place in the morning when the Sukhoi-30 jet caught fire in the sky near Tezpur. 

The pilot duo managed to eject immediately before the jet crashlanded at an open space. 

Senior defence officials arrived in the spot to ascertain the cause.

CRPF jawan killed in camp shoot out

17 Nov 2014 - 4:47pm | AT News

A CRPF jawan was killed at a sudden incident of shoot out inside a CRPF camp in Nagaon district on Monday. The incident took place in the morning inside the Hojai based CRPF camp when Jawan Shivam suddenly started indiscriminate firing at his colleague Ashok Kumar who died on the spot.

Sources told Assam Times that Shivam was not in a good state of mind for the last couple of months. Investigation is going on to ascertain the reason.