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Blood donation awareness meet held

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.

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Bribery case: CBI to produce Ripun Bora, 2 others before court

7 Jun 2008 - 1:46pm | editor
Sacked education minister Ripun Bora along with his two associates now in CBI custody would be produced before a special court on Saturday morning.

The investigating agency who booked Mr Bora along with businessman Ramesh Maheswari and journalist Mukul Pathak would be produced before the special court at Tis Hazari before 12 noon.

On the other hand, the journalist was produced before the Tis Hazari Court on Friday and was remanded to one days CBI custody.

The trio were arrested on Tuesday last in New Delhi and Guwahati respectively while they were trying to bribe a CBI official who was probing the Danial Topno murder case with Rs 10 lakh. Caught in this vicious acrimonious situation, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi suggested Governor Lt General (Retd.) Ajay Kumar Singh to drop him from the cabinet which was done accordingly.

25 child scientists of Assam selected for National level session

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19TH NATIONAL CHILDREN’S SCIENCE CONGRESS


STATE LEVEL CHILDREN’S SCIENCE CONGRESS, ASSAM



List of child scientists selected for National Children's Science Congress to be held at Jaipur, Rrajasthan





Name of the Group Leader



District



Project Title



1.



Alivia Kakoti



Lakhimpur



Study on Population growth and its effect on soil and people's living standard



2.



Arifa Yeasmin Mazarbhuiya



Hailakandi



A study on the use of soil for medicinal purpose at Lakshirband Part II



3.



Arya Prakash Kashyap



Dibrugarh



A study on fertility of different types of soil with reference to earth filling.



4.



Barasha Deka



Udalguri



Use of Soil as preservative



5.



Chandana Deka



Darrang



A study on the physico-chemical properties of soil and earth worm as soil quality indicator



6.



Devam Kakoty



Tinsukia



Termite soil - Its quality and effect on growth of rice



7.



Dhruba Jyoti Kakati



Lakhimpur



The impact of flood on soil and a brief study of its protection



8.



Gourab Saikia



Dhemaji



Usefulness of mud carried by the river Jiadhal to the croplands



9.



Jahnabi Dihingia



Tinsukia



Quality of soil and its relationship with plant growth



10.



Kamal Lochan Hazarika



Darrang



A study on the need of Flower garden in school and its contribution to control erosion of soil



11.



Kandarpa Neog



Sivasagar



Study of bank erosion of the Namdang river and designing its preventive measures.



12.



Kirat Saikia



Karbi Anglong



A comparative study of the effects of garbage on the bank of Jamuna at Howraghat



13.



Mampi Saha



Nagaon



Soil at a Glance



14.



Manash Pratim Talukdar



Barpeta



Negative impact of brick industries in the agricultural fields of Saderi village



15.



Matu Sarania



Baksa



Areca Nut Spittle:An easy indicator of soil quality assessment



16.



Nikita Sengupta



Cachar



A study on waste land of brick industries at Silcuri and its use



17.



Prathana Phukan



Dhemaji



Termite as a Biodecomposer



18.



Prostuti Bordoloi



Golaghat



Save of waste land and prevent erosion by plantation of bamboo



19.



Pungkha Basumatary



Kokrajhar



Knowing the acidic and basic quality of the local soil and its influence to the plant's growth



20.



Ranabir Chakraborty



Tinsukia



A comparative study of Termite soil with Earthworm cast



21.



Ranuj Dutta



Dhemaji



A study on the nature and quality of soil used in embankment.



22.



Rohan Ch. Das



Nalbari



Management and usefulness of ribs in agricultural fields.



23.



Shekhar Pratim Gogoi



Jorhat



A brief study of the physical properties of the potter's clay used in pottery industry of Kumar Gaon of Na-Ali, Dhekiajuli and the possibility of the revival of the industry



24.



Surajita Sarmah



Sonitpur



A study of different soil properties and their effects on crop growth



25.



Udipta Bhuyan



Sonitpur



Effect of organic manures on the structure and properties of paddy soil





Bus accident sends shockwaves

24 Feb 2008 - 3:35pm | editor
Five of the 12 bodies of those left dead in the Sonapur incident on Sunday wee hours have been identified and handed over to their relatives at the Guwahati Medical College Hospital campus after postmortem. Five of these bodies were identified and accordingly handed over their relatives. The relatives of these victims broke down as the bodies reached the Hospital campus for postmortem. The five dead bodies have been identified are Pradip Konwar, who was pursuing PGDCA course at Epitom, from Gaurisagar in Sivasagar district; Sushil Ranjan Ghose, manager with the Guwahati based Sri Gautom Construction Company from Bilasipara; Indranil Chakravartty of Silchar who works with the Panbazar based North East Chemical Corporation representative; Cotton College Post Graduate student Ripunath Tai; Manoj Bharati, a serviceman of Arunachal Pradesh irrigation and flood control department with his asscociate PR Bharati. Besides, Bikash Baishya from Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh, Jyoti Saikia from Jonaki Nagar in Silapathar. But these have yet to be officially confirmed.

Pradip Konwar, younger son of teacher Prafulla Konwar and Pratima Dutta Konwar of Gaurisagar was back to Guwahati from Narayanpur. Pradip and his brother Madhurya have been staying in the city for the last one year

The three people found alive from the accident site are assistants of the bus namely Lokbahadur Chetri, Amal Das and Babul Kalita. Babul was released after primary treatment while the two others have been rushed to the Guwahati Medical College Hospital. Another driver Anil Sarma has been missing.