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Malayasian car rally leaves Guwahati

Guwahati:To mark the 50th year Independence Day celebration of Malaysia, a car rally begin from Malaysia on 29th July 2007 which will cover several countries. Starting from Kualalampur, Malaysia via Cape town it will return to Kualalampur by 30 th August 2007. The car rally termed as "Visit Malaysia 2007" had a large contingent of participants who participated in the car rally. A total of 12 vehicles participated in the rally with 32 participants from Malaysia.

The rally had arrived at Guwahati city on 24-08-07 night with all the cars and leaves for Kualalampur via Nagaland on 25-08-07 morning. Deputy Minister of Defence of Malaysia Zainal Abidul Jain and Chief of Army Malaysia Dato Shahgon Ebrahim also participated in the car rally.
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Don Bosco to represent in Wildlife quiz

28 Aug 2015 - 11:01am | Syed Miraz Ahmed

The Wild Wisdom Quiz launched by WWF-India in 2008 has emerged as Asia’s largest wildlife related quiz and the only national level wildlife quiz in India. The Assam City level Wild Wisdom Quiz of WWF-India in association with the Ministry of Earth Sciences and Central Board of Secondary Education culiminated at the Royal Global School auditorium. Top two finalists from each school of WWF Wild Wisdom School level quiz represented their schools in the Assam City Level quiz today. Some 36 schools from various parts of Assam participated in today’s City Level quiz. The quiz began with a preliminary round for both the Junior and Middle school. The top 5 scorers of each level were selected for the final city level quiz.

The finalists schools from Junior level who contested in the final round were DPS Guwahati, Maharshi Vidyamandir School-Rajgarh, Don Bosco School, Guwahati, Suderashan Public School, Sanskriti The Gurukul, Guwahati. Thereafter, in a closely contested competition conducted by quizmaster Abhra Das, Mohixit Goswami (class V) and Abhinandarupa Mahanta (Class V) of Maharishi Vidya Mandir, Rajgarh came out as the Junior Level Champions in the Assam, Guwahati City Final.

Adhiraj Kar (Class IV) and Navneel Chakraborty (Class V) of DPS, Guwahati bagged the 2nd position DPS while Krishti Nayana Nath (Class V) and Soumyaditya Deb (Class V) of Don Bosco School, Guwahati stood 3rd.

The Junior school winners received prizes, certificates & trophies from the Principal of Royal Global School, Mrs. Anubha Goyal and Mrs. Archita Baruah Bhattacharyya, Senior Programme Officer of WWF-India’s Assam & Arunachal Pradesh State Office.

The finalists for the middle level quiz were Maria’s Public School, Don Bosco School, Guwahati, Sampoorna Kendriya Vidyalaya Dibrugarh, Maharishi Vidya Mandir, Silpukhuri and Royal Global School, Guwahati. Kaustav Kalita (Class VIII) and Bhraaz Kashyap (Class VII) of Don Bosco School, Guwahati, secured the first position in a stiff competition. Mayukh Saikia (Class VIII) and Abhigyan R. Duarah (Class VIII) of Maria's Public School stood second and 3rd Bigyatom Baruah (Class VIII) and Arpit Ayang Doley (Class VII) of Sampoorna Kendra Vidyalaya, Dibrugarh stood third.

Don Bosco School, Guwahati shall represent Assam in the National Final to be held in New-Delhi on 7thOctober, 2015 during the Wildlife Week.The top 3 teams of the national final will win once-in-a-lifetime adventure trip to Tirthan Valley, in Himachal Pradesh in partnership with Chrysalid- outdoor learning centres. The theme of the national final Wild Wisdom Quiz is "Soil."

The Wildlife Wisdom Quiz aims to provide students a unique opportunity to delve deeper into the wildlife of this country, build their interest towards the rich natural legacy and inspire them to work towards its conservation. The theme for 2015, based on the UN declaration of the year 2015 as the International Year of Soils, seeks to highlight the importance and value of soil as the basis of the health of planet earth and the delicate web of life, of which humans are an integral part. Wild Wisdom Quiz 2015 has taken a step forward to make citizens realize the significance of soil and also uncover its secrets.

Mohilary unfurls tricolour in Kokrajhar

26 Jan 2018 - 10:45am | AT News

KOKRAJHAR: BTAD chief Hagrama Mohilary unfurled the tricolour and took salute of the March past of army, police and para military forces at the Kokrajhar Govt HS School Playground on Friday.

In his speech, he urged the rebels to come out for talks to allow the regime of development in the state. He said only peace will pave the way for development.

ULFA-I rebel in Guwahati!

3 Mar 2017 - 8:53pm | AT News

A group of dreaded ULFA-I rebels is believed have been hiding in the city of Guwahati forcing police to remain alert these days.

According to confidential inputs, these rebels who have managed to sneak into the premier city might strike in any form at the instance of commander in chief Paresh Barua.

Security forces have started a massive checking in the vehicles in the nook and corner of the city.

Even the roadside dustbins are not spared apprehending dumping of explosive devices which would unless terror at any moment.

Police and para military forces have been concentrating on the entry and exit points of the city along with the river routes. Equally, the hills areas surrounding the city are also under close vigil.