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BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi said that the resources full Assam have lakhs of poor people.

In his address at the huge rally at the Veterinary College Playground on Saturday, the BJP’s prime ministerial candidate said that the Centre has not done enough to develop Assam and other north eastern state.

“You have sent the country’s prime minister from your state. But what he has done ? He has precious little for you,” said Modi.

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Police excess: Morigaon CPI leader Manoj Deka died at GNRC

4 Jul 2008 - 10:39pm | editor
Morigaon CPI leader Manoj Deka who was struggling with death at the Guwahati Neurological Research Centre died on Friday morning. Doctors at the GNRC called it a case o brain haemorrhage and tried their level best but ultimately failed. The end came at 8-43 in the morning. The Morigaon district CPI general secretary was rushed to the city based nursing hospital on Tuesday night after he was severely beaten up by police duty in the evening. The incident is set to touch off a seismic wave of reactions across the state’s political parties, organisations and individuals. Former MLA and CPI leader Munin Mahanta have called it a cold blooded murder and that they will not tolerate it. The party is drawing up a massive protest plan across the state in protest against the government.

The CPI leader of Morigaon was rushed to it following his serious injury when he was mercilessly beaten up by a police constable on duty at Morigaon township on Tuesday evening on his way back to his home. His wife Dipali Devi Deka, who broke down is still at the GNRC.

Former MLA and party leader Munin Mahanta, who was present there called it a cold blooded murder committed to make the party a frail and weak. Mahanta rued that the policeman on duty left others but stopped Deka only for checking while he was on his way from market on bicycle. When the policemen threw his bag, he asked them to check it carefully. But the police constable on duty Rafikul Islam was running out of patience. He started up beating up Deka mercilessly and even at Deka’s head and that too in full view of some of his senior colleagues including OC Kamal Bora.

NEDFi kick starts new scheme for agri-business sector

21 Nov 2008 - 1:47pm | editor
Assam’s agri-business sector is set to receive a face lift. Courtesy NEDFi. The region’s finance body is coming up with a new scheme which could be a giant leap towards making the state’s economy a healthy and wealthy.

According to information, with a view to exploring the state’s untapped potential, NEDFi is inaugurating a new scheme Initiative for Development of Entrepreneurs in Agriculture or IDEA. It aims at making available the supplementary sources of input supply and service to help commercialization of agriculture.

IDEA is expected to provide gainful employment opportunities in the agri-business sector in the region. Besides there will financial assistance to the young entrepreneurs. Moreover, term loan and working capital will also be available on the basis of project size upto 25 lakhs.

Aditya Baruah brings laurels to College of Fisheries,Raha

10 Oct 2017 - 1:44pm | Ranjanjyoti Mahanta

The sumptuousness of College of Fisheries, Assam Agricultural University, Raha, in the dome of imparting quality education and nurturing talent, once again has been appreciated nationally. The signature of laurels, this time, brought by a outgoing Bachelor of Fisheries Science (B.F.Sc.) Student Mr. Aditya Baruah by begging the Dr.E.G.Silas Award. The three tier examination which is known as Best Fisheries Graduate of India (BFGI) is conducted every year by the PFGF (Professional Fisheries Graduate Forum). Aditya came out with the 3rd Best Fisheries Graduate of India. He hails from Jorhat district of Assam. Currently he is pursuing his M.F.Sc. (Master of Fisheries Science) in ICAR- Central Institute of Fisheries Education (CIFE), Mumbai acquiring ICAR-Junior Research Fellowship award to pursue Masters in Agricultural Science. Aditya thanked each and every faculty member for their hard work and dedication towards imparting quality teaching and research in the field of Fisheries Science. He specially thanked Mr.Bipul Phukan, Asstt Professor, Deptt. of Fishery Resource Management for shouldering the extra work of being the co-ordinator of PFGF examination in the college. The Dean of the College Dr.K.K.Tamuli has expressed his exuberance and he pledge to continue the success saga of the faculty in the area of Fisheries Science.