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3 ultras nabbed in Tamulpur

 Security forces have claimed to arrest two NDFB-S cadres and a linkman at an operation from Tamulpur area on Sunday in Baksa district. 

The cadres and linkman was arrested by security forces during in an operation in Tamulpur area,who were identified Keteng Boro, Ratneswar Boro and Birkang Basumatary (linkman).

Two pistol, 22 live bullet and some incriminating documents were recovered from their possession, said a senior police officer. 

 

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Assam Artists join hands for “Save Kaziranga campaign”

2 Aug 2007 - 10:53am | editor

Guwahati: Popular singer Zubeen Garg and many others joined hands to save Kaziranga National Park, the home of the one horned Rhinoceros in Upper Assam. On Wednesday a team of at least twenty artists led by Zubeen camped at Kaziranga, attended several street meetings, held a protest march, distributed leaflets, sang a song specially composed for the occasion and drew a painting on the theme save wildlife, preserve Kaziranga to create awareness among common people residing in nearby villages.

They also encouraged volunteers of different NGO and local people who engaged themselves in night patrolling on National highway 37 passing through the Park area to save animals from speeding vehicles while crossing.

Apart from Zubeen, young singer and composer Manas Robin, Diganta Bharati, National award winner film director Pulak Gogoi, singer Krishnamoni Chutia, Composer musician Biman Baruah, Mrinal Kanti, Pabitra Margherita, Khagen Gogoi, and Sajan Nayak attended the campaign. Senior artist Noni Barpujari and Champak Barbora drew a painting.

Zubeen and others sang a song composed by Diganta Bharati for this campaign. They also held a protest rally against poaching at Bokakhat. Altogether four road shows were organised at Bokakhat, Kohora, Kuthari and Burhapahar. A local NGO BHUMI, Wildlife Trust of India, ARANYAK, Peoples for Animal, Assam state unit organized this campaign to save wild animals and create awareness among people.

They requested vehicle drivers passing through Kaziranga to control speed limits. Zubeen also released two injured deers at Panbari reserve forest after they were recovered and treated at Animal Rescue Center, Panbari, suspected to be hit by vehicles passing through National Highway.

More districts in Assam!

17 Mar 2013 - 12:24pm | AT News
Dispur is in a process to bifurcate Nagaon, Sonitpur districts to update the administration system.
According to Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi the big districts would be divided into smaller districts for ensuring better administration in the areas.
Gogoi told reporters on Saturday that a similar exercise would also be initiated in some subdivisions for creation of new ones.

He said that the State’s growing population demands creation of more districts and subdivisions for better administration.

Bathou Mahasabha session begins

16 May 2018 - 8:41am | AT Kokrajhar Bureau

Kokrajhar: An intellectual meet was organised at Bodofa Cultural complex in Kokrajhar in Tuesday in connection with the celebration of 26th foundation day of the Dularai Bathou Mahasabha.

The day celebration began with two day programme, organised by Dularai Bathou Mahasabha and delegates from different districts across the state.

Rajya Sabha MP Biswajit Daimary attended the meet. He emphasized on uplifting of Bathou religious tradition among Bodos. 

Devotee and followers of Bathou religion participated in the celebration.