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Assam lift NE Challenge Cup hockey title

Assam lifted the NE Challenge Cup Hockey title defeating favourite Manipur by 2-0 in the final held at Md Tayabulla hockey stadium at Vetapara on Wednesday.

M Ramen Singh drew the first blood in the 15th minutes of the match while Y Holendra Singh increased the margin just six minutes later.

Tripura bagged the fair play award of the championship.
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Killing of scribe condemned by various organisations

24 Nov 2008 - 2:39pm | Bikash Das
The Kamalpur Press club has strongly condemned the killing of Jagjit Saikia, a Kokrajhar based scribe.The press club also demanded prompt and appropriate actions from Assam government to book the culprits for stringent punishments. A protest meet was held today at Kamalpur in Kamrup district under the presidentship of Muslim Ali Saikia,President of the press club. The meeting was addressed by Pradip Kumar Bharali, Tarun Chandra Kakati, Bikash Das, Dipak Das,Bipul Deka,Jayanta Deka and Sasha Kalita.

Baihata Chariali Press Club, Rangia Press Club, Rangia Press Guild and Dakshin Rangia Press Club have also condemned the killing of the scribe.

Ujjwala Divos in Kokrajhar

20 Apr 2018 - 10:10pm | AT Kokrajhar Bureau

Kokrajhar:  The Ujjwala Divos was celebrated in Kokrajhar along with rest of the state under Gram Swaraj Abhijan.Women beneficiaries were given away LPG sets on the occasion at free of costs to meet smoke free living in the state.

In Kokrajhar, the divos was organised at Owabari ground and distributed LPG sets among  beneficiaries,alloted from the ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas (MOPNG)  to promote the enhenced target of enrolling 8 crore LPG beneficiaries and connections across the country. In Kokrajhar, there estimated to cover up nearly 40,000 beneficiaries by May 5 next to meet healthy and smoke free environment in the region. BTC executive member Doneswar Goyary graced as guest on the occasion and handed over the LPGs among beneficiaries in the presence of huge publics.

District nodal officer, Kokrajhar Bikash Kumar Mahanta told that the Ujjwala Divos was celebrated at various ten venues today to make distribution and public awareness while using the LPG in their living. The district agencies have been organising ceremonially distribution on the day. He said that nearly 40,000 women beneficiaries are getting LPG connections in the district and so far necessary surveys are done, he said.

Among others, Bobita Brahma, Owner of Golodtouch enterprize, Kokrajhar, social activist Malati Rani Narzary were prominent attendees on the occasion.

Gogoi vs Gogoi

18 Mar 2015 - 10:46pm | AT News

Two Gogois are busy in trading charges and counter charges against each other. The first one is chief minister Tarun Gogoi while the another is none but Akhil Gogoi.

Hours after Akhil Gogoi announced the new political party, Tarun Gogoi accused the peasant body leader of taking donations from rich and corporate to float the new political party.

Akhil Gogoi straightly denied the allegation. The RTI activist told reporters that the Chief Minister always makes funny comment to belittle even the modest effort.

Talking to reporters Akhil Gogoi said,”I challenge the chief minister to substantiate  the allegation that I took money from corporates. I have already rejected all corporate and capitalist funding to our organisation." 

The war of words took place hours after KMSS announced to launch an independent political party to fight Assembly elections in Assam in 2016