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Dav Whatmore Set to coach India

Mumbai : As cricket slides donw the TRP ratings, Dav Whatmore is all set to coach his third Asian Country - India. Whatmores appointment is just a mere formality according to sources in the BCCI. He is the popular choice of players as well as the administration.

This would be Whatmores most challenging assignment till date in a country where cricketers were considered to be demigods, still are, but fast sliding down the popularity ratings. He faces an uphill task - reviving Indian Cricket.

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ULFA backs no battle against B'deshi immigrants

15 Oct 2008 - 2:56am | editor

It can't but be a breaking news. Never did ULFA say its wants Bangladeshi immigrants should quit Assam at the height of the riot in Darrang and Udalguri.

According to information, ULFA is still simple and clear it wants Indians to go before the immigrants. The controversy erupts after zee News beamed a story that ULFA backs the battle against the Bangladeshi immigrants. Quoting ULFA chairman Arabinda Rajkhowa as saying, a private satellite TV news channel says its not true. According to Rajkhowa, the Indians are also outsiders and must quit Assam.

Mahanta stresses implementation of Assam Accord

10 Apr 2017 - 11:43pm | AT Kokrajhar Bureau

Former two-time Chief Minister of Assam Prafulla Kumar Mahanta has eyed proper implementations with letter spirit of historic Assam Accord and early completion of NRC update in the state so that illegal immigrants could be identified and deported from Assam.

  Mahanta arrived here in Kokrajhar to attend at a meeting today by Rajdhani express train while talking exclusively with this correspondent said that the clauses of the historic Assam Accord should be implemented properly to gain healthy integration in the state.The Assam state should be free from illegal immigrants through properly update of NRC.

 He has demanded early border seal along the Indo-Bangladesh border.He has alleged that due to insincerity from centre,the Indo-Bangladesh border seal could not reach in final shape.He said that goverrnment should take early completion of NRC update in the state through which state could be free from illegal foreigners.

 On the cabinet expansion,Mahnata said that it is up to the CM’s subject matter,the allied partners are wanting more ministerial berth as the parties were pact allience pre-poll with BJP and formed the government in the state.

 Mahanta also said that Assam’s land would not be allowed to the Nagalim in which NSCN(IM) has been claiming through ‘framework agreement’ with centre.

 ‘No any inches of land of Assam would be handed over to Nagalim at any costs’, Mahanta said.

Rajbabu steals show in HS science

30 May 2017 - 2:18pm | AT News

The Assam Higher Secondary Education Council on Tuesday announced the results of the higher secondary examination where Rajbabu Saikia from Ramajujan Junior College steals the march.

The second position, this time, goes to Abinash Kalita from Krishnakanta Handique Junior College in Pathsala to be jointly followed by Kunal Horo in Anandaram Barooah Junior College in Pathsala and Mridupaban Das from Saltbrook Academy in Dibrugarh.

According to the state higher secondary education council which conducted thr examination, 86.24 per cent of 36,516 candidates cleared the examination.