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Media OPD clinic at press club

Guwahati: On the eve of Rongali Bihu, the festival of joy & fervor, Guwahati Press Club in association with MMCH, Panbazar has organized a free media OPD clinic on 10 April 2019 at its premises, where the participants will get the opportunity to screen their lipid profile, RFT, LFT, RBS in blood.

The reports will be available next day at the press club office. Member-journalists are requested to arrive at 11 am to join the camp, which will continue till 1 pm on Wednesday

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BTC counting on Saturday

10 Apr 2015 - 6:56pm | editor

A vigil security has been beefed up in BTAD region during counting of votes tomorrow and victory rally has also been banned after declaration of results to prevent unwanted incidents in Kokrajhar.

Thaneswar Malakar,Deputy Commissioner, Kokrajhar addressing the media persons at DC office conference hall today said that the district administration has geared up to maintain peace and harmony during counting of votes with deployment of security arrangements.He said that district administration ahs imposed 144 crpc in view of maitaining law and order in the district and totally restricted victory rally and any procession after declaration of results till April 15 in the district.

He said that the counting of fate of 88 candidates for 12 constituencies in the district will take place at Kokrajhar, Gossaigaon and Parbatjhora sub-division beginning from 8 am and expected that result declaration would be completed by 6 to 8 pm. He said that 378 polling officials were involved in the counting of votes for five halls of the counting which incuded Fakiragram(14 tables), Banargaon(12 tables), Debargaon (12 tables), Baukhungri (10) tables and Salakati(10 tables).He also told that no mobile would be allowed to the counting ahll except AROs and involved officers during countings.

One each company from CRPF was deployed besides Assam police and some other jawans from security forces to guard the strong rooms in the district . More security forces would also be deployed in constituency wise during counting of votes tomorrow, Malakar added.

Malakar has held meetings with candidates from various party and organisation and zonal and sector officers of the elections and discussed thorougly to maintaining peaceful and integrated during counting of votes.

Altogether 315 candidates contested the council election and their fate was sealed in to ballot boxes in the four districts.

Angry tea workers block vital road

14 Dec 2017 - 10:17am | AT News

BOKAKHAT: Normal surface communication on the National Highway No 37 remained heavily disrupted on Thursday when thousands of tea garden workers blocked the vital road in protest against the Numligarh incident where a tea garden owner sprang upon a group of workers as they demander due payments on Wednesday.

Nearly 5000 workers thronged the road and blocked it from 8 in the morning seeking justice

Houses Set on Fire in suspect of practicing witchcraft at a village in Meghalaya

21 Aug 2007 - 1:15pm | swapan
A mob of about 5000 people at Raid Kyrdem village, Meghalaya on Monday afternoon set on fire five houses on suspicious of practicing witched craft at Mawbesien Village in Ri Bhoi District under Uniam Police Station.

The mob at Raid Kyrdem village comprising residents from of eleven villages gathered at Mawbesein village on 20-08-07 afternoon and set on fire the five houses belong to one Dhon Nongkynrieh. Apart from this, they have also burnt two vehicles and the rice mill owned by the family. Dhon Nongkynrieh's family comprises of sixteen people left the village for safety.

In the mean time, the Superintendent of police and the Deputy Commissioner of Ri Bhoi District arrived on the spot but they could not control the mob. The police have used abt 60 rounds of blank fires to disperse the mob but without success.