Chief minister Tarun Gogoi and his Manipur counterpart, Okram Ibobi Singh, are dead opposed to any move by the Centre to agree to NSCN (IM)'s demand for territorial integration of Naga- inhabited areas of Assam and Manipur with Nagaland.
Addressing a press conference in Guwahati on Friday, Gogoi said that NSCN (IM) wants to carve out a greater Nagaland by including all Naga-inhabited areas of Manipur, Assam and Arunchal Pradesh to the present state of Nagaland. According to him, the Centre should have held consultation with Dispur before reaching such a pact.
Despite round-the-click vigil, the poachers in Kaziranga struck again for horn in the national park. Forest guards the famed abode of one horn rhinos found a carcass of the one horn animal in the Agoratoli range on Saturday.
The animal was believed to gave been killed two or three years back and took away the horn. This the third rhino poaching case in the world heritage site this year.
15 Jan 2008 - 3:54pm | editor
Nine CISF jawans have been injured while aome Adivasi people attacked them at a incident on Tuesday in Dibrugarh district's Tengakhat area.
According to information, more then 50 Adivasi people came and gatecrashed the Oil India station inside a tea garden at Tengakhat and started pelting stones at them.
The mob alleged that these jawans misbehaved with an woman on Monday forcing them to retaliate. The CISF jawans fired in the air and informed the police. As soon as the police arrived in the scene, the irrate mob scuffled with the police. A bullet came off a policeman's gun injuring one of the Adivasi people. The injured CISF jawans along with the peoplemen were given first aid before release. The Adivasi guy was rushed to the Assam Medical College Hospital.
Synchronizing with centenary birthanniversary of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi,Guru Purnima was celebrated with gaiety and religious fervour at the Maharishi Vidya Mandir (MVM) School at Tangla here on Sunday.Floral tributes were paid to Guru Maharishi Mahesh Yogi followed by a guru poojan .The function was started with the lighting of the lamp by the chief guest, Boliram Deka eminent social worker. Principal Rajeshri Bora threw light on the life and teachings of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi and his contribution in blessing his devotees on the educational and spiritual fronts.
Gunendra Chaliha President of Eksharan Bhagawati Samaj Darrang attending as key speaker on the occasion, spoke on the teacher-student relationship and called for spreading the message of humanity.He said that,"Vedic teachings being imparted to the younger generation in MVM schools was a ray of hope for a better tomorrow."The MVM students recited Vedic hymns, verses from the Bhagwat Gita and other Vedic scriptures.Dharanidhar Medhi attended tje event as guest of honour.A session of transcedental meditation was also held. Group song and dance by students mesemerized the gathering.