AAMSU slams state government
Kokrajhar: The All Assam Minority Students Union (AAMSU) slammed the state government as well district administration for not allowing the students union to stage protest against D-voters issue in the state.
AAMSU was supposed to stage a protest against government over D-voters’ issue in Kokrajhar town near Children Park.
Hundreds of students union and minority people gathered at the venue, but district administration refrained them from holding protest rally.
The students union strongly condemned the district administration's decision and demanded early closure of the D voters cases while making succesfull update of the final draft of NRC in the state.
18 Aug 2014 - 10:56am | AT News
Assam continues to grapple with a grim flood situation where the toll has gone up to 3. The third victim is a 25-year youth at Nauboicha in Lakhimpur.
The worst affected districts in the second wave of flood are Lakhimpur and Dhemaji where the Brahmaputra and its tributaries are flowing above the danger mark.
In Lakhimpur and Dhemahji districts, over 2 lakh people have been rendered homeless and the surging flood waters have damaged over 15,000 hectares of crop lands.
In Dhemaji, 76,894 people of 222 villages under Dhemaji, Sisiborgaon and Jonai revenue circles were affected by the floods till Monday.
2 May 2015 - 8:30am | SK Hasan
The Communist Party of India (CPI) and its Labor Union observed the International Labor Day in a day long programme held at the Nazira Natya Mandir on Friday, May 1. The event was marked by a procession along with a public meeting. Former MP Durpod Borgohain and Central Executive Member of CPI, Kanak Gogoi were also present during the occasion.
16 Aug 2012 - 2:51pm | Anup Biswas
With rest of the country, the 66th Independence Day was celebrated in a befitting manner at N.L Daulagupu Sports Complex, Haflong Wednesday. The Chief Executive Member, Dima Hasao Autonomous Council Shri. Debojeet Thaosen unfurled the National Flag and received the Guard of Honour from the participating contingents accompanied by the Deputy Commissioner and Superintendent of Police, Dima Hasao.
The CEM while delivering his speech highlighted the developmental activities implemented during a short period of time especially on road communication, education and sports. He stressed upon the importance of education for which steps has been taken in this regard to improve the infrastructure.
In the occasion, Grant- in - aids are distributed to the Senior citizens and other beneficiaries through the Social Welfare Department. An award for CM's Best community Action Award for development (2012) was given to Evergreen Club of Muolhoi which was handed over by the Deputy Commissioner Shri.Dilip Borthakur. The Best Field Assistant service award was given to Shri Bani Chandra Barman of Veterinary Department. A colorful cultural show was presented by the different communities of the district during the programme. The prize for the best Parade contingent goes to St. Agnes Convent High School. Two numbers of Ambulances of the Haflong Medical Department was flagged off by the CEM to render services to the public. Other programmes include a friendly football match between Dima Hasao Sports Association XI and 119 Infantry Battalion (Territorial Army) and distribution of fruits and sweets to the patients in Haflong Civil Hospital and inmates of Jail and Orphanage Home by the Food Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs. Among others the programme was also attended by EM's of DHAC, Govt. Officials, dignitaries from the Indian Army senior citizens and people from all sections of the society.