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Wild elephant poisoned to death in Udalguri

 The carcass of a twelve years old wild elephant (Makhna)found this morning on the bed of Samrang river near India-Bhutan international border.It has caused concern among nature loving people of the district.Eye witnesses said the elephant could have been poisoned somewhere else the previous night.Frequent deaths of wild elephants have now been a serious concern in the district.Udalguri District Journalists Union and Green Society,Udalguri expressed concern at the incident and request forest department to take appropriate action.

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Bike rally in support of Bodoland

8 Apr 2017 - 6:59pm | AT Kokrajhar Bureau

The All Bodo Students Union(ABSU) and its movement group NDFB(P),PJACBM have again reiterate organized a grand bike rally in support seeking separate Bodoland state under Article 2 & 3 of Indian constitution today in Kokrajhar along with rest of different districts in the state.

Although government had promised to hold tripartite talks over the Bodoland by April 14 during the indefinite-hunger strike on March 15, but still today any formal invitation letter about holding peace talk was reached to the ABSU and its allied movement groups.

 The rally was started from Jnagkritai Pwthar in Kokrajhar via new fly over traversed to Kargaon,Owabari, Kalipukhri,Haltugaon Tinali,Simbargaon,Bishmuri, Alangi,Gossaigaon,Bhawraguri,Dotma.

 Nearly 500 activists from ABSU, NDFB (P), and PJACBM with banner, placards participated in the rally and demanded early creation of Bodoland state.

Promod Boro, ABSU president flagged off the rally. Boro said that students union NAD its allied movement groups are awaiting the invitation letter from government to participate in the tripartite talks over Bodoland. He said that the movement for Bodoland would be continued till achieve of Bodoland in the region. He has urged the government to take stern measures while solving Bodoland issue; otherwise it will be face strong movement in coming days.



AGP meets BPF in Kokrajhar

23 May 2017 - 5:57pm | AT Kokrajhar Bureau

The ruling alliance partnar at Dispur, the BPF and AGP today held a joint meeting at BTC Secretariat Conference in Kokrajhar involving party leader and members of district levels from BTAD region. The meeting discussed on communication building in between two parties in the region.

A six-members delegation team of AGP party led by party president and Assam minister Atul Bora and other delegate members are Keshav Mahanta, Assam minister, Pani Bhusan Choudhury,MLA, Bhupen Roy, Kumar Deepak Das, Mukunda Choudury. While BPF delegation was led by party supremo Hagrama Mohilary,who is also BTC chief and Biswajit Daimary,Rajya Sabha MP,Pramila Rani Brahma,Assam minister, Rihan Daimary,Assam minister, Chandan Brahma,Rabiram Narzary,Moneswar Brahma were prominent attendees in the meeting.

 The meeting discussed thoroughly on the integration building in between two parties like BPF and AGP in the region besides engagement of party members in development works. Both party leaders expresses their happiness over joint meeting in Kokrajhar which will pave way good communication and integration while making healthy development in the region in coming days.

 Atul Bora,AGP president after the meeting said that the meeting was only a meeting to share information in between BPF-AGP in the region.

‘We are working in unite manner in the state and hope that citizens are getting proper development across the state’,Bora said.

 Hagrama Mohilary said that it was a meeting with AGP party, which is also ruling partnar of state government. He said that many organization and parties are meeting with him on Tuesday and discussed on various development aspects among all sections of communities.

‘We discussed on the communication building in between partirs, who are partnar in the state alliance government’, Mohilary said.

Udalguri District level 'Inspire Award' science model exhibition

26 Jul 2013 - 6:52pm | Jayanta Kumar Das

There is a scientist hidden in every child and it should be our utmost duty to discover him by working heart and soul. This was the view of Thaneswar Malakar, deputy commissioner of Udalguri district while addressing an assembly of students, teachers and guardians of Udalguri schools here at Golmagaon high school in Udalguri town on July 22 last on the occasion of daylong science exhibition and inspire award ceremony organised by the Inspector of Schools, Udalhuri district as part of the national programme initiated by the Union government in collaboration with the state government every year.

Appreciating the science models displayed by students of 40 schools of the district, Malakar observed that the government has been taking careful step to popularise the innovative science among the students so that our hidden talents could be the guiding force of the entire globe in the near future. “ Such models could be of much use and could be demanding,” he observed and said that every cultivator since ancient time proved to be scientist of his days as they first used conventional method of cultivation on experiment and then used it extensively. He also maintained that child scientists were seen giving much importance in making models based on agriculture which indeed was a good symptom.

Earlier to this, Nabin Chandra Boro, inspector of schools of Udalguri district circle explained the objectives of the assembly which was anchored by Jayanta Kumar Das, district co ordinator of the science projects. Among many others, the programme was attended by Bishnu Saramh, head master of Golmagaon high school, Dr. Rohit Daimari and Jadavendra Roy, both associate professors of science stream of Udalguri College, Anima Bhuyan, associate professor of Tangla College, Gopal Poudyal, IS office associate among many others.

It needs mention that 42 students of the district were given inspire awards worth Rs. 5000 for their innovative science models a few months back. Himangshu Daimari of Gopsachuba high school, Bhergaon, Madhusmita Bhuyan of Paneri higher secondary school, Jayashri Deka of Bholabari high school, Kalaigaon, Sumitra Chouhan of Kalaigaon Girls’ high school were selected for their innovative science models to participate in the state level science exhibition likely to be held in the next month at the Regional Science Centre at Khanapara, Guwahati.