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Gogoi accompanying Modi to Dhaka

Amid simmering protest for Indo-Bangla land swap deal Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi will accompany Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Dhaka slated for June 6.

Modi will require Gogoi’s support to finalise the implementation of the land deal between New Delhi and Dhaka. Sources told Assam Times that Modi will be flanked by Gogoi from Guwahati. Along with Gogoi, Prime Minister would be accompanied by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to Dhaka.

Modi who is scheduled to arrive in Guwahati on June 8 to be straightly left for IIT in North Guwahat where he will address the convocation ceremony. 

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London Rongali Bihu on Apr 9

29 Feb 2016 - 10:02pm | AT News

London Bihu Committee organises this year's Rongali Bihu celebration event on April 9 at Campion School, Hornchurch, Essex. Folk singer Kalpana Patowary will be the guest artist of this year's event.

Programme

13:30 – 15:30 Registration, Jalpan and Bihu Olympics

15:30 – 16:00 Welcome by President and felicitations

16:00 – 18:30 Cultural programme

18:30 – 19:15 General Bihu dance and socialising

19:15 – 19:30 Vote of Thanks by General Secretary

19:30 – 21:30 Bihu Bhoj  

Teacher arrested on molestation charge

24 Nov 2016 - 8:51am | AT Kokrajhar Bureau

Sanswrang Mushahary of Bodoland University has been arrested by police on Wednesday evening for alleged molestation charge by 17 students. Prof Mushahary was held by police after FIR lodged from students union and women cell of the university. 

A case has been registered with Kokrajhar PS no.655/16, under section 354 (A)/376/511 IPC. Prof. Mushahary has denied the allegations leveled against him . He said that no such incident was happened in the university as alleged him. He said that it was a fabricated matter against him . He said he will file counter complain against the incident.

Prof. Sanswrang Mushahary, who is the head of department of Economic department and also principal in-charge of Music and Fine Arts College, Kokrajhar, was accused of molestation by the students of the university.

The students lodged a written statement to the university Vice chancellor and women cell against the professor. 

Of the 17 who gave the statement, 10 are 1st semester students. They said the professor called them on the pretext of some work at his office room and commits the crime. He later threatens the students of action in the exams if they complain against him.

Mushahary tried to molests a 1st semister student yesterday and had called her on the pretext of some work at his office chamber and tried to molest her.  When she shared the horror with her classmate about the incident, many came up with similar experience. They later complain to the student union of the university and together decided to filed a complain to the vice chancellor.   

The student union today carried out a protest strike and gheaored the department office demanding action and suspension against the teacher.

The university vice chancellor Prof. Hemanta Kumar Baruah said the accused professor was was put under suspension till further inquiry. He said that it was unwanted incident committed by a teacher in the university. 

The students demanded his suspension. “He should be sent to jail and his service terminated, Ransai Khunggur Mushahary, general secretary of the University students union said .

Prof. Mushahary has been arrested as per FIR lodged from women cell of Bodoland University by this evening from University. 

Victim students demanded stern action against him along with punishment, who has created resented among students. 

Prof. Mushahary refuse o speak to the media.

Police rushed the university to take stock about incident.

 

 

Rainwaters wreak havoc in Guwahati

23 Sep 2015 - 8:14am | AT News

Rain waters start wreaking havoc in Guwahati again after the premier north eastern city was lashed by incessant rains for several our on Tuesday. Low laying places in the city came under the rain waters from Wednesday morning disrupting normal life in Anil Nagar, Nabin Nagar, Lachit Nagar, Chandmari along with many other places.

Vehicles, mostly, refuse to ply on the RG Baruha Road because of the rainwaters that inundated a huge portion from Sundarpur area to Chandmari area forcing many offices to remain closed for the day.