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9 more killed in BTAD bloodbath

There seems to be no respite from the bloodbath in the BTAD areas. The toll has gone up to 33 with the recovery of 9 more bodies in Baska on Saturday.

Local residents and security forces on Saturday morning recovered nine bodies from the bank of the river Beki hours after the miscreants set on fire over 50 houses in Nonke Khagrabari area near Salbari.

The bodies were identified as Ibrahim Ali, Majira Khatun, Ariful Islam, Joygan Khatun, Babul Ali, Latifan Dewa, Aariful Islam, Illima Khatun.

Apart from clamping curfew, the Kokrajhar, Chirang and Baksa authorities have issued sight at shoot order to deal with the situation.

Forest minister Rockybul Hussain, parliamentary secretary Etwa Munda, Siddique Ahmed have been camping in the trouble torn area to monitor the situation.  

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World Heart Day at Guwahati Press Club

26 Sep 2008 - 4:49pm | editor
The Northeast Chapter of Cardiological Society of India and Guwahati Press Club have jointly organized a health check up programme for the journalists on September 28 on the occasion of World Heart Day. The programme will begin at 10 am on the press club premises, where a team of senior cardiologists will examine the media persons' health and also counsel them about the risk factors of various heart diseases. The ECG and blood sugar examination will also be carried out during the camp.

It may be mentioned that the World Heart Day is observed all over the world on the last Sunday of September every year. On this day physicians and cardiologists try their best to create awareness, among people of different walks of life, about various risk factors that lead to Coronary heart disease. This year the theme for the World Heart Day is 'Know Your Risk'.

100 Amar Dukan in Udalguri

10 Jul 2016 - 6:11pm | Shajid Khan

To keep a tab in the soaring prices of essential commodities and thereby provide consumers products at cheap rates the Food and Civil supplies department of the state government formally inagurated Amar Dukan stall at Udalguri on Friday. Amar Dukan stall was formally inagurated at Golma Chowk by BTC EM Tridip Daimari.

Sadhana Hojai DC Udalguri attending the programme said " The prices of essential commodities would be provided at low rates at such stalls."

It is pertinent to mention that 40 shops at Udalguri subdivision and 60 shopsat Bhergaon subdivision were upgraded to Amar Dukan stalls to provide every commodities at cheap rates lower than the MRP informed Udalguri Food and Civil supplies authorities.

The people of the district have also hailed the decision of the Udalguri Food and Civil supplies department and district administration to open such stalls which would give people some sort of relief from the soaring prices of the commodities.

But it will be only race of time that to what extent such stalls runned by unscrupulous people give relief to the agonizing people.

Gogoi-TR Zeliang talks tomorrow

20 Aug 2014 - 11:42am | AT News

 Amid the simmering border flare up, Chief minister Tarun Gogoi is all set to hold a fence-mending talks with his Nagaland counterpart on Thursday.

Both the chief ministers are scheduled to meet in Dispur at 11 in the morning where the border violence would figure for an amicable solution.

Gogoi has been blaming it all on Nagaland for the volatile situation in Golaghat district for the last couple of days. He further has asked for prime minister Narendra Modi’s direct intervention for an amicable settlement of the decade old problem.