World Environment Day was observed by students and faculties of Radiant International School, Sonapur in Kamrup District in collaboration with Kaziranga Wildlife Society with the message ' Plant more trees, fight Air Pollution'.
A plantation programme was carried on in the school premises followed by interaction with the young students.
Journalist Chandan Kumar Duarah, Padum Borthakur, Mubina Akhtar and Anup Sarma - office -bearers of Kaziranga Wildlife Society, Shabori Purkayastha, principal of Radiant Int School highlighted the need to protect the environment by every individual.
Sushil Tamuly and S Roychoudhury CMD and Director respectively of the school also took part in the plantation programme.
Gorgaon coaching Centre achieved the winner title of Bidya Borpujari, Phonidhar Sarma and Golapi Devi Memorial Inter Coaching centre football tournament held at Nazira. They beat Tengapukhuri Coaching Centre with a magin of 5-0.
A day long orientation district level programme for all the forest personnel working under Dhansiri Forest Division held at Bornagaon forest camp on November 16. The programme was organised by Dhansiri Forest Division in association with WWF Northbank Landscape Programme. The programme titled “Strengthening Protection in Trans-boundary Manas Conservation Area” (Tra MCA) was inaugurated by Girindra Adhikari, DFO, Dhansiri Forest Division, at 11 am. On the occasion DFO directed forest personnel to cope up with latest developments of involvement of international illegal trading of flora and fauna and poaching of rhino and elephants in the tans-boundary areas bordering Bhutan and Arunachal Pradesh.
Forest personnel from all the forests namely Bornadi Wildlife Sanctuary; Khalingduar Reserve Forest and Mazbat Reserve Forest attended the orientation programme. WWF officials namely -Hiten Baishya, David Smith, Soumen Dey and Dr.Pranabjyoti Bora briefed forest personnel on illegal trading, poaching and unabated tree felling with multi media presentation.Jayanta Das,Hony. Wildlife Warden of Assam also attended the orientation programme. On the occasion WWF distributed new sets of jackets and sweaters to forest personnel working deep inside WLS and reserve forests of the district.
2nd death anniversary of journalist Muslim Ali Saikia was observed by Kamalpur Press Club on February 14 last at Kamalpur Mini Stadium at Kamalpur in Kamrup district. On the ocassion the flag of the press club was hoisted by Pradip Kumar Bharali, Senior journalist. Tribute to Journalist Muslim Ali Saikia was paid by family members of the deceased journalist. A seminar titled " Role of rural Journalist in social change in present situation" was also organised on the ocassion under the presidentship of senior journalist Pradip Kumar Bharali. Addressing the seminar noted Journalist and Secretary of the Guwahati Press Club Nava Thakuria remarked that jouranlists should try to bring positive change in the society as a whole. He also asked journalists to ensure balance reporting. The seminar was inaugurated by Samindra Nath Deka, Principal of Kamalpur H.S. School. Naresh Sharma, noted social worker also addressed the seminar.