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Suspected kala azar patents in GMCH

As many as eleven people from Panikhaity area in the outskirt of the city have been admitted to the Guwahati Medical College following some complaints resembling to kala azar. But the medical authority have yet to confirm it saying kala azar could be confirmed only after the necessary test. But his has forced the authority to sound alert in view of these chronic and potentially fatal parasitic diseases. The GMCH authorities have said they have been conducting tests but the results have yet to come. The state health department is set to sent instructions to all district administrations to deal with the situation firmly.
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Sainik School alumni prepares for Golden Jubilee

11 Nov 2013 - 7:56pm | Ranjan K Baruah

Sainik School Goalpara (SSG), one of the premier institutes of the regionis going to celebrate its Golden Jubilee with a yearlong programme commencing from  Nov 12, 2013 to Nov 12, 2014. Sainik School Goalpara was established on Nov 12, 1964. It is a residential school for boys, providing Public School Education with an aim to prepare them to join defence Services. Initially the school started its operation from a temporary campus at Goalpara town and later on, in the year 1976, school got shifted to its permanent campus in Mornoi, around 18 kms away from Goalpara town. With a huge sprawling green campus of more than 3000 acres, it boasts of having state of the art infrastructure, both in terms of Academics facilities as well as physical training facilities. Highly qualified teaching fraternity, excellent atmosphere and round the clock activities, the school have really proved itself.  SSG has excelled in its primary role as a feeder institution to the Armed Forces and has over 200 ex-Sainik School Goalpara students (SSGians) to its credit as officers in the Armed Forces. A good number of ex-students have also excelled in various other fields like Central Govt, State Governments, Corporate sectors as well as entrepreneurs. In-fact, almost all its ex-students do extremely fare in whatever field they are in besides being highly socially conscious citizens.

Old Boys Association of Sainik School Goalpara (OBA SSG) would celebrate the golden jubilee of SSG with a year-long programme. The aim of this celebration is not only to rejoice on the past achievements of this great institution but also to bring awareness among masses of Assam that such a great institution is available for their bright wards.

The salient features of the yearlong Golden Jubilee programme include  national level debate competition , blood donation camp, alumni meet, publication of souvenir, Sainik School Goalpara Golden Jubilee Run, national level invitational quiz competition, national seminar on prospects of Sainik School Goalpara, cultural show, etc. OBA SSG organised a press meet at Guwahati Press Club on 11th November and announced its activities related to forthcoming Golden Jubilee Celebration. Press meet was addressed by Diganta Gogoi , General Secretary of OBA SSG , Air Marshal ( Retd) Anjan Gogoi, Brigadier ( Retd) Ranjit Barthakur, Wing Commander ( Retd) Manoj Bora , all of them are past student of SSG .

OBASSG isthe apex body of the ex-students of Sainik School Goalpara and is registered as a society under the Registration of Societies Act XXI of 1860 with its head office at Guwahati. The primary & immediate objective of the body is to work towards the well-being of its alma matter, i.e. Sainik School, Goalpara, its members and their families. At the same time, OBASGG is engaged in large number of broader social activities. Voluntary blood donation camp, health and welfare camps for needy, public awareness campaigns on key social issues, organizing training and development programmes, conducting different competitions for youths etc. are to name a few. OBA SSG has appealed all its members and ex student of the school to take part in the Golden Jubilee celebration of the school.  




Tragic accident in Bokajan: 3 died

11 Jan 2012 - 5:41pm | editor

Atleast three persons including a woman died when a Bolero collided head on an oil tanker in Bokajan on Tuesday. The tragic accident took place Gahorijan near Khotkhoti at around 8-30 in the evening where a Dimapur bound Bolero carrying them collided head on the tanker which was coming from the opposite direction. The Bolero driver is believed to have lost control over the vehicle where three persons died on the spot.

Blood donation awareness meet held

27 Mar 2017 - 6:54pm | AT Kokrajhar Bureau

The All Bodo Students Union(ABSU) organized blood donation awareness meet at Bodofa House in Kokrajhar with Pramod Boro President, ABSU in the chair.

Three doctors were attended for speaking towards awareness, who are included Dr Sunil Mukherjee & Dr Amit Chakroborty, Voluntary Blood Donor’s Association, Jharkhand, and Dr Sunil Kaul, The ANT,Chirang where nearly 150 ABSU volunteers from Chirang and Kokrajhar participated.

A noble initiative taking by ABSU in organizing the training cum awareness regarding the blood donation taking these experts from the Voluntary Blood Donor’s Association of Jharkhand.

The ABSU is planning for the Blood Donation Camp from the Bodoland region in connection with the Bodoland Movement; subsequently ABSU will start the blood donation camp from April 23, 2017 to April 23,2018 next. The beginning will be held from Kokrajhar on 23 April, Chirang 24 April, 25 April Baksa, 26 April Udalguri and 27 April Sonitpur for this year 2017.