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Seminar oh Human values held at Khoirabari

A national level seminar on Human values and creative literature was held at Khoirabari College on Saturday with day long programme. The event was organized by Assamese department of Khoirabari College supported by University Grants Commission.A total of 97 participants,mostly college teachers and research students from various places took part in the seminar on the sub-themes- Human values in the works of Sankardeva, Human values in pre-independence literature, Human values in post independence literature and Human values and contemporary society. Dr. Nabin Sarma, former professor of Guwahati University formally inaugurated the seminar which was conducted by coordinator Karuna Kanta Deka. Dr. Umesh Deka, Dean of Guwahati University, Hiran Deka, Principal, Khoirabari College also spoke on the occasion while Maheswar Boro, ex-MLA of Kalaigaon attended as invited guest. Participants from various colleges namely-Tangla, Udalguri, Khoirabari, Deomornoi, Mazbat Goreswar, Vidya Bharati etc took part in the discussion.

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25th Convocation of Gauhati University

30 Mar 2015 - 7:36pm | Abdul Gani

The 25th Convocation of Gauhati University held at the university campus in Guwahati on Monday where Assam governor PB Acharya who is also the VC presented degrees to altogether 1050 students and scholars. 

Altogether 123 scholars were given PhD degrees, six M Phil and 921 students were given post graduate and under graduate degrees in an august gathering. 

Addressing the gathering, the PB Acharya lauded the role of Gauhati University in creating a knowledge based society. 

Being the premier seat of learning in the city which is a gate way to the South East Asian Nations, the Governor urged the university fraternity to be in the fore-front to interact with leading universities of Thailand, Malaysia, Korea, Myanmar, China, Bhutan and Bangladesh. 

He also advocated for inter-university interaction which would lead to promoting goodwill with the neighbouring countries. 

Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi while delivering his speech said that education should be used extensively as a tool to solve the basic problems of the society. He also called upon the teaching fraternity to lay emphasis on skill development for the university to find an answer to unemployment. 

Acknowledging the role of good educational institutions, Gogoi said universities should take the lead in transforming the nations by harnessing and creating a pool of human resources capable of setting agenda in the society by virtue of their wisdom. 

The chief minister also thanked Gauhati University on conferring honorary Doctorate Degree on Philosophy on Birubala Rabha for dedicating her life in the fight against witch hunting and Jadav Payeng for singlehandedly afforesting 550 hectres in Qunamukh Sapori of the river Brahmaputra. 

Delivering his convocation address Professor Dipak C Jain advised the students to combine success with significance to pursue a meaningful vocation to bring about meaningful differences in the society. He also asked the students to strive for knowledge to make a difference in the world. 

Union Minister for State for DoNER Jitendra Singh, Vice-Chancellor of Gauhati University Mridul Hazarika also addressed the gathering.

Badminton tourney ends at Tangla

6 Feb 2018 - 11:00am | Shajid Khan

TANGLA: Don Basumatary and Pankaraj Deuri emerged champion in mens double category in the 5th edition of the Prize Money Open Badminton Tournament which at Tangla Badminton Association Indoor stadium on Sunday night. Altogether 121 shuttlers from various parts of the country participated in the event where the champions received Rs. 15,000 while Amit Saha and Irengbam Yaitomba bagged runners up trophy along with cash prize of Rs.8,000.

 

 

B.K Pegu and Prasanna Taye emerged champion in veteran mens double category while Someswar Bhuyan and  Bale Basumatari bagged runners up along with cash prize of Rs. 10,000 and 5000 respectively. 

Ban on strikes in Assam

11 Jul 2013 - 9:15pm | Abdul Gani

Assam government has prohibited strikes in the state by Officers, Workmen, Contract Labour, Tanker, Driver and also Khalasis involved in the service in the Oil or Gas Sector for a further period of 6 (six) months from the date of issue of the notification until further orders.

It may be noted that as per provisions of item (xii) of clause (b) of sub-section (i) of section 2 of Essential Services Maintenance Act, 1980, strikers involved with any service in any Oil field or Refinery of any establishment or undertaking dealing with the production, supply or distribution of Petroleum and Petroleum products including natural gas will fall under the purview of the ban.