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42 thousands hectares Satra land are in the grip of Bangladeshis, complains Xatra Mahaxobha

Guwahati : Bangladeshis’ are encroaching more then 42 thousand hector of land belongs to 920 Satra’s in Assam from Dhubri to Sadiya, alleges Axom Xatra Mahaxobha. They also alleged that Bangladeshi’s are encroaching huge areas of land from Kaziranga National Park to Mazuli River Island, a hub of Baishnavite Culture under patronage of the ruling congress government.

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Army jawans dead in mishap

22 Apr 2018 - 2:23pm | AT News

ITANAGAR: Three army jawans died and four others sustained serious injury when the vehicle on which they were travelling met with a mishap in Arunachal Pradesh on Sunday.

The mishap took place in the morning at Dibang Valley as the army jawans based in Sapakhowa in Sadiya were travelling in the neighbouring north eastern state. Three jawans died on the spot while four others have been undergoing treatment at the army based hospital.      

APSC defers CC (Mains) exams

27 Jun 2014 - 9:59pm | AT News

The Assam Public Service Commission has called off the combined competitive examination (mains) slated for Saturday to select the candidates for ACS, APS and allied services, a day after the commission mired in controversy over the alleged leak of question papers.

The decision was taken after commission’s chairman SK Paul called on Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi in the afternoon.

According to the commission, the new schedule would soon be announced. 

Dr Hazarika's birth anniversary celebration

16 Aug 2015 - 7:08pm | Prantik Deka

Luitparia Sanskritik Gosthi, a local cultural unit of the city, is making brisk preparations to celebrate legendary artist Dr Bhupen Hazarika's 89th birth anniversary. A colourful cultural function, quite befitting the great legend, has been planned on the momentous occasion that will take place on September 1 at the Rabindra Bhawan. The cultural group is leaving no stone unturned to make it an occasion to remember. Rehearsals on songs and dances based on Dr Hazarika's immortal creations are going on with all its sincerity and dedication. Incidentally, this will be the eight successive time that the cultural organisation will be observing Dr. Hazarika's birth anniversary. The show, expected to be attended by noted celebrities from different walks of life, will have performances by quite a number of artistes, including eminent singer and the youngest brother of Dr Hazarika, Samar Hazarika. Interestingly, Samar Hazarika has been performing in Luitparia Sanskritik Gosthi's birth anniversary celebrations of the legendary artist since 2008. Child sensation Rodali Bora will showcase a series of dance performances. As informed by Luitparia Sanskritik Gosthi's general secretary Rosy Bora, the evening will also feature violin presentations by the internationally renowned Manoj Barua and the well-known Purabi Sarma. A number of veteran and upcoming artistes will dance to the immortal tunes of Dr Hazarika under the direction of Ranjit Gogoi, a noted dhol exponent, danseuse Sitarani Hazarika and young choreographer Akash. Luitparia Sanskritik Gosthi wishes the help and support of all the fans and admirers of the legendary artist.