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Shoot out in Gossaigaon: 3 killed

Three workers including a women were killed and three others sustained injury when miscreants fired upon a group of people who were building a bridge in Gossaigaon on Wednesday.

The incident took place at Kochugaoon Borbzar area at around 11-30 in the morning  when three motorcycle born youths halted and started firing indiscriminately at the workers engaged in the bridge construction site.

Identified as Rajjib Mushahary, Ashatun Bibi and Khairbur Sheikh were killed on the spot. Immediately after it the miscreants fled from the spot.

After arriving in the spot, security forces cordoned off the entire area to nab the miscreants. The injured were rushed to the hospital.  

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Rongali Bihu 2010 celebrated in Gurgaon

27 Apr 2010 - 4:19am | editor

It was an evening of Bihu in Gurgaon and a crowd of about 500 strong people gathered and celebrated with fun & fiesta Rongali Bihu 2010, celebrated by Assam Association, Gurgaon (AAG) at DLF Phase-I Community Centre, DLF Phase-I, Gurgaon. The viewers hailing from all over the National Capital Territory of Delhi even from far flung areas like Ghaziabad, Faridabad & NOIDA enjoyed the show till the very end.. The Cultural Evening started at 7:45PM with the arrival of the Guest of Honor, Deputy Chief-de-Mission, Embassy of Peru.


The festival formally started with lighting of lamp by the Guest of Honor, Mr. T P Khaund, Principal Adviser to Govt. of Mizoram, President, Vice-President & General Secretary of AAG Mr. Mridul Bhuyan, Mr. Mukul Gogoi & Dr. Kalpajeet Nath respectively. The show was anchored in English by Dr. Kalpajeet Nath and in Assamese by Dr. Geeta B Nath. The show started with a recital appealing to protect the environment by two kids from the younger generation from Gurgaon Master Kabir Nath & Master Nishant Kashyap, followed by a dance recital in Jyoti Sangeet by little damsel from Gurgaon Ms. Rajarshee Dutta; with these kids representing the upcoming generation born & brought-up outside Assam and still showing their affinity towards the rich heritage & culture of Assam. This was followed by Chorus, in which the ladies from Gurgaon, Dr. Geeta B Nath, Mrs. Ashalata Bhuyan, Mrs. Ruby Dutta, Mrs. Rajarshi Kashyap, Mrs. Sangeeta Barthakur Baruah, Mrs. Nisha Agarwal, Mrs. Malabika Saikia, Mrs. Reena Sharma took part.


The Souvenir of AAG, ‘Samannay’ (edited by Dr. Geeta B Nath) was inaugurated by the Guest of Honor, Reknowned Actor from Assam Mr. Nayan Nilim (popularly known as ‘Damn Fool’) & Mr. T P Khaund. The event was followed by the Bihu team comprising of members from Duliajan, Sivasagar and Tinsukia, who presented an immaculate Bihu-Hunsori. A Xotriya dance followed the Bihu-Hunsori to showcase the rich cultural traditions of Assam by Ms. Gargee Goswami from Delhi University. The event was followed by a skit based on the story ‘Dhekithora’ by Sahityarothi Lakhmi Nath Bezbaruah, in which Mr. Saidhanta M Kashyap, Mrs. Ashalata Bhuyan, Mrs. Rajarshi Kashyap, Mr. Trirango Sharma & Mr. Iftikar Hussain performed to add a comical twist to the evening.


A Triad to the evening was chorded by upcoming artist from Gurgaon Mr. Sanjit Phukan with few melodious songs. The evening went into a crescendo with the beginning of the ‘Rupees Ten Thousand Prizemoney Bihuwoti Competition’, organized for the first time in NCR of Delhi. The viewers joyously indulged in impromptu Bihu dance in front of the dais. Nine Bihuwotis, Ms. Anshuma Saikia from Rohini, Ms. Naomi Hazarika from Dwarka, Ms. Sandhya Mohon, Ms. Julimoni Gogoi from Satya Niketan, New Delhi, Ms. Rimjhim Pathak from Dwarka, Ms. Akankshya Bhuyan, Mrs. Bidisha Sharma, Ms. Mamoni Boro, Mrs. Sangita Bora from Gurgaon participated in the competition. The three prizes went to Ms. Akankshya, Ms. Bidisha and Ms. Julimoni respectively. The event was followed by melodoious songs presented by Guest artists from Guwahati Mr. Dipak Sharma, Raju, the Assam Idol Semi-finalist and upcoming singer Ms. Nabanita Kalita. The cherished evening came to an end with an authentic Assamese Dinner comprising of ‘Bhat’, ‘Dali’, ‘Khaahi Mangso’, ‘Masor Tenga Jool’, ‘Murighonto’, ‘Lebera Bhaji’, ‘Beson diya Bengana Bhasi, and ‘Payas’. The memory will linger on for a long time to come."

Satgari Govt. MV school gears up for cenetary celebrations

6 Jan 2016 - 6:45pm | Shajid Khan

Satgari Govt. M.V school of Tangla, which celebrates and respects diversity in all its hues, and endeavours to touch the pinnacles of excellence, will rejoice to celebrate its 100 years of glorious existence. Preparation is currently under way to celebrate the historic moment with a three-day extravaganza on January 16, 17 and 18.

Established in 1907 during the pre-independence times the school located at Tangla has always been the backbone of education in earlier Darrang district and presently Udalguri districtand its surrounding areas.The colourful celebration will take off on January 16 with the unfurling of 100 school flags by the school teachers, ex-teachers, alumni and officials of the Cenetary Organising Committee.The celebration will culminate on January 18 with an open session, scheduled to be attended by Ramen Deka Member of Parliament Mangaldai Lokshabha , Santius Kujur Member of Parliament Rajya Sabha,Research scholar Ismail Hussain, Kamali Basumatari MLA Paneri LAC, Khampa Borgayari Deputy Speaker BTC,Jagadish Sarkar EM BTC,Bonjar Daimari EM BTC and others. The three-day festivity is packed with serious brainstorming sessions, rich display of culture,science exhibition.

According to the organisers the preparations have been going since months back. The three-day festivity will include host of buzzing activities like Alumni Meet,Cultural programmes,rallies,drawing competition and many other events. On January 18 a cultural night programme will be organized were popular singers Dwipen Baruah and Vreegu Kashyap will enthrall the audience. A group of comedians namely 'Maheswar Nath and his team from Mangaldai will also entertain the audience.

National Girl Child Day at Dibrugarh

National Girl Child Day at Dibrugarh
25 Jan 2013 - 6:14pm | AT News

Asom Mohila Samata Society in association with Directorate of Field publicity, Dibrugarh organized an awareness programme on ‘National girl child day’ at Naduwa Panchayet, Dibrugarh on January 24.