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Daoharu Mungkhlong trophy begins

Kokrajhar: The 22nd edition of the Daoharu Mungkhlong Football Trophy 2019 began here at Dotma HS School playground in Kokrajhar district on Sunday.

10 teams from the state and West Bengal are participating in the competition.

Teams includ Sunrise FC, Guwahati, Bhopal FC, Madhya Pradesh, Bilwgw Club, West Bengal, Nazira RH FC, Sibsagar, Barhoongkha AC, Kokrajhar, Global Football Academy, Gossaigaon, Eleven Star Bongaigaon, Dhupdhara FC, Goalpara, Reserve Bank of India, Guwahati and DASA XI,Dotma.

BTC executive member Ansumwi Khungur Boro graced in the opening day as chief guest.

In the inaugural match, Dhupdhara FC beat Bilwgw FC, West Bengal by 3-1 goals.

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Assam flood situation remains grim

28 Jul 2008 - 4:02am | editor
The overall flood situation in Assam continues to remain critical on Sunday as some more areas are reeling under the flood waters of the river Brahmaputra and its tributaries rendering as many as four lakh people homeless in seven districts. According to information, some fresh areas have been inundated in lower Assam where the river Beki was playing havoc, forcing panic stricken villagers to abandon their houses. The Brahmaputra is still flowing above the danger mark at Dibrugarh, Naemati and Dhubri while its tributaries Jia Bhorali and Puthimari were also above the red mark. The situation in the river island Majuli remains grim for the second day on Sunday as two portions of PWD road at Pahumara Garmur- Jengraimukh Haladhibari have been washed away. Similarly, there is no let-up in the situation in the worst hit Lakhimpur and Dhemaji districts.

Training cum awareness Programme on “Protection of Plant Varieties Farmers Right”

20 Mar 2010 - 4:14pm | tpsaikia

The Intellectual Property Right (IPR) Cell, AAU in collaboration with Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), Nagaon and Regional Agricultural Research Station (RARS), Shillongani, organized a day long training cum awareness programme on “Protection of Plant Varieties & Farmers Right Act 2001” on 18th March, 2010. The Programme was sponsored by Protection of Plant Varieties & Farmers Rights Authority, Govt. of India, New Delhi. In the Inaugural function, Dr. Khargeswar Bhuyan, noted educationist and Principal, Nowgong College attended as Chief Guest. In his address, Dr. Bhuyan stressed on the conservation of local varieties of rice which are possessing some desirable characters like good taste, medicinal values and good yield. In his welcome address Dr. T.P. Saikia, Programme Coordinator, KVK- Nagaon offered his thanks to AAU authority for choosing KVK Nagaon to hold the programme. The objectives were briefed by Dr. Purna Kanta Baruah, I/C IPR Cell, AAU, Jorhat. Dr. B. Barman, Chief Scientist, RARS, Shillongani highlighted the importance of the programme. Prof Dr. Prasanna Pathak & Dr. Ramendra Nath Sarmah, Deptt. of Plant Genetics & Breeding, AAU and Dr. PK Das, Principal Scientist, RARS, acted as resource persons. Altogether 80 participants from 4 districts viz., Nagaon, Morigaon, NC Hills & Karbi Anglong participated in the programme. The participants were from different backgrounds like Research & Extension Scientist, College and School teacher, Agriculture development officers, NGO representative, students and farmers. An Interaction programme of resource persons-participants was also held where the participants took part very actively. At the end of the programme, certificates were distributed to the participants by Dr.T.P.Saikia, Programme Coordinator, KVK.


The organizing committee expressed heartiest thanks to Dr. D. Pathak & Dr. S. Pathak of RARS; Dr. B. Dutta, CK Deka, D. Nath, UK Deka, Ms. AM Deka, Ms. S. Das, N Kalita & Ms. M. Saha of KVK Nagaon for making the programme a grand success.



His drivers’ voice!

14 Dec 2014 - 6:43am | Hantigiri Narzary

The BTC Unit of All Assam Govt. Driver and Handyman Association alleged exploitation by a section of government officers  along with a circle of powerful political leaders.

The association members jointly held a meeting in Kokrajhar on Saturday where they strongly slammed the officers and leaders alleging torture and exploitation and warned them to stop it.

President of the All Assam Govt. Driver and Handyman Association K Baruagohain said that most of the government officers and political leaders have exercised the driver in their privet effort, where the driver have to exercise over time. The leaders have not attention them in that period fully. He further demanded increase in the grad pay saying that the government should pay Rs. 600 as conveyance allowance and risk allowance in every month.