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Two more officers held in APSC scam

GUWAHATI: The Dibrugarh police probing the APSC scam on Tuesday arrested two more officers charging the duo with resorting to unfair means to ensure selection in the civil service examination.

The special operation unit housed in Guwahati arrested Bikash Kumar Pincha, tax superintendent from Dhubri and his Morigaon counterpart Manash Pratim Haloi after interrogating six hours in this connection.

They are expected to be produced before the special court on Wednesday morning seeking them in their demand.

Notably, Pinch is the husband of Nishamoni Deka whom police arrested and sent to the Guwahati Central Jail in the same APSC scam.

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Climbers bring more pride

Mount Everest  team
18 May 2013 - 11:24am | AT News
Assam has reasons to smile. Two youths bring pride for the state after they scaled the Mount Everest on Saturday.
The first North East Indian Mount Everest expedition has scaled the final summit for Mt. Everest from the Everest Base camp. The team comprising 22 members from the region ensured the landmark victory at 5-30 in morning.
The North Eastern Council and the Manipur Government sponsored the team consisting entirely of climbers from the region have Tarun Saikia and Manish Kumar Deka from Assam.

 The team reached Camp-III on May 15 which is located 24,000 feet above the sea level. The 11 climbers who reached Camp-III are N Ching-khein-ganba from Manipur, Kazi Sherpa from Sikkim, Ansu Jam-senpa from Arunachal Pradesh, A Robert from Manipur, N Bidyapati from Manipur, Wansuk Myr-thong  from Meghalaya, Nima Lama from Arunachal Pradesh, Anand Gurung from Sikkim and David Zohmang from Mizoram.

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Computer training certificate distributed

29 Apr 2016 - 6:12pm | AT Kokrajhar Bureau

A total of 22 trainees were given away computer training certificate at a function held at District Computer Centre in Kokrajhar on Friday. A month long free computer training to the youths belong to Indo-Bhutan border villages of Kokrajhar and Chirang district, was spobsored by 16th Battalion SSB, Ranighuli, Kokrajhar under CAP (NE) 2015-16, was concluded on April 25, which started from March 26.

Madhav Prasad Sarma, Deputy Commissioner, Kokrajhar graced as chief guest on the closing function. Sarma, in his speech lauded the initiative taken from SSB to bring awareness of computer education among border students at free of cost. He has urged trainees to be dedicated while bringing educational life in days to coming.

'We must have knowledge of computer literary and educational integration among society. The students are getting benefits of educational environment through the noble venture of the computer training', Sarma said. Amit Kumar, DIG,sector headquarter in Kokrajhar expressing his hopefully of that the student trainees would be benefitted through this noble venture to the building of educational integration. AKC Singh, Commandant, 16th Bn SSB was also attended on the closing function.