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Junior Engineer abducted in Nalbari

Nalbari : Suspected ULFA militants kidnapped Bhagawan Das, a DRDA junior engineer from Chamata chowk near Belsor in Nalbari district around 7.20 pm on Saturday. The abductors numbering around 7-8 came in civil fatigue came in a white Maruti van and picked up Mr. Das forcefully and flew away. Several pedestrians tried to intercept the van but the miscreants fired at least four rounds on them to stop the venture. No one was hurt in this firing. Das was attached with West Nalbari development Block
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Tea planters demand security

7 Jun 2013 - 9:34pm | AT News
Tea planters called for a single hotline phone number along with deployment of drones and unmanned aerial vehicles to ensure adequate security for executives and workers of the industry.

According to North East Tea Association, the government should provide the tea industry a single hotline phone number in every tea growing area so that well-equipped and well-manned police and paramilitary forces arrive at the spot within 30 minutes of receiving a phone call.

Cross Country Marathon competition

12 Jan 2013 - 6:57pm | Anup Biswas

Celebrating National Youth Day on the occasion of 150th Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda, Pragati Youth Club of Mahur in association with the 9 Madras Regiment, Step By Step school, Trinity High School, Mahur Sporting Club, Zeme Presbyterian church, goodwill school, Mahur Higher Secondary school and Nehru Yuba Kendra organized 5000 mts cross country marathon race competition with the theme ‘say no to drugs’ at Mahur Sporting Club ground on Saturday.

Days programme started with the lighting of lamp in front the portrait of Swamiji by the Chief Guest Lt Col M S Jamalal of 9 Madras, guest of honour Sri Bokul Bodo, Executive Member, Dima Hasao Autonomous Council and others dignitaries.

In this connection a solemn meeting was also held wherein Chief Guest Lt Col M S Jamalal of 9 Madras said Swamiji always stood for the knowledge and empowerment and appealed to the youth community to say no to drugs. The guest of honour Sri Bokul Bodo Executive Member, Dima Hasao Autonomous Council, also appealed to follow the footprints of Swami, a great sage who always guided the humanity. Sri Tapas Chakraborty, PrincipalMahurHSSchool who served at Mahur for last 36 years as teachers, while addressing the youths appealed to respect the elders and reminded the important role of youths in maintaining peace and harmony in the society. Mrs S. Lyngdoh, founder Headmistress of Step by Step appealed to the youths community to keep some place in the society for the elders so that the elders can also know the presence.

The cross country marathon race competition was flagged off by the Chief Guest in presence of huge gatherings. All together 110 participants took part in the competition.

Earlier all the guest and signatories were felicitated with scurf.

Disabled persons in cleanliness drive

26 Oct 2014 - 7:58pm | Hantigiri Narzary

Disabled persons may be handicapped. But they have a strong will power. They do not lag behind others. A group of disabled persons sent an encouraging message to the people by participating at a cleanliness drive in Kokrajhar on Saturday.

Organized by a non governmental organization, the drive began from the Kokrajhar Sadar police station to the J D Road in the town area. They appealed to the people to keep their places clean before they wrapped up the drive at DC bungalow via civil line road in Kokrajhar.

The organizers said that they will organize clean drive in all districts of BTAD and bringing awareness about creating healthy and sound living among society. The NGO has urged the all citizens to keep clean and healthy living in the region and make India sound country across the world.

‘Though we(disabled persons) may be handicapped, but yet we have too strong will to clean and organizing social activity, of which why we organized these kinds of drive among society so that Bharat can be healthy and cleaned country’, said the NGO leaders.