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Barama FC lifts BTC-Army trophy

Barama football Club (FC), Baksa lifted the 3rd BTC-Army football league trophy defeating the Kokrajhar Blues by 1-0 in the final match held at KDSA stadium ground in Kokrajhar on Sunday.

For Barama FC, Pingkul Basumatary scored lone goal against Kokrajhar in 45 minutes of the first half which led the team to win the football league and lifted the championship trophy. The final match created strong sporting amusement among the spectators. 

Mithinga Narzary of Kokrajhar was adjusted as best player in the championship. 

Champion team was awarded a trophy and cash 2 lakh while runners up team awarded trophy and cash one lakh respectively. 

BTC executive members Doneswar Goyary and Brigadier Gagan Deep handed over the prizes in the prize distribution ceremony. 

Among others,BTC executive member Rajib Brahma,BTAD IGP Anurag Agarwal graced as guests on the occasion.

The football league was organized by BTC administration and Indian Army to create sporting environment among society in the state.

Indian army jawans have also presented a  Ghudkha performance on the occasion.

Commanding officer of Shik Light Infantry of Indian Army, MK Jain told that the football league was organized by BTC administration and Indian Army to create sporting environment among society in the state.The football league has been organizing every year to hunt sporting talents in the region. 

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NRC awareness meet in Hojai

29 Dec 2017 - 2:17pm | Nikhil Mundra

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19 Jun 2015 - 2:14pm | Azlina Khanam

Journalist Action Committee (Assam) and Journalists’ Forum Assam have expressed shock at the incident of shooting at a local scribe in western Assam last night by the miscreants and demanded stringent actions against the perpetrators.

Prashanta Kumar (35), who is associated with Asomiya Pratidin, a highly circulated Assamese daily, was picked up by a group of unknown gunmen from Khairabari locality of Udalguri district last evening.  The armed youths introduced themselves as members belonged to National Democratic Front of Bodoland (IK Songbijit faction) and physically assaulted Kumar for his series of anti-militant reporting.

For few hours, the culprits tortured Kumar inside a four-wheeler and then shot at him. Kumar, who got bullet injuries at his left shoulder, was soon abandoned by the youths for dying. However, some villagers took Kumar to a local hospital and later he was shifted to Gauhati Medical College hospital in the midnight of June 18, where he is still undergoing treatment. According to the attending doctors, Kumar is out of danger and recovering fast.

Attacks on media persons have been increasing across the country for their journalistic activities. The tendency has recently grown in lower and central Assam following the massive security operations against the tribal militants, where the armed outfits start targeting the reporters for covering the anti-militant activities,” said a  joint statement issued by JAC and JFA.

It also urged the State chief minister Tarun Gogoi, also in charge of State home portfolio, to take appropriate actions against the culprits such that the scribes of rural Assam can report on sensitive issues without fear and in confidence of justice for any unwanted incidents relating to them.

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12 May 2015 - 10:07pm | AT News

Surface communication remained heavily disrupted after a heavy storm lashed parts of the state on Tuesday. 

The storm hit half of the state at 5 in the evening damaging houses and uprooting many trees on the roads.