Kakoi river inundates 153 houses
4 Jun 2012 - 12:22am | Jayanta Kumar Das
As a part of winning hearts and minds of people of Assam and to make an endeavour to motivate students of Udalguri to join Indian Army, Udalguri Army Camp of Red Horn Division organized a workshop on Disaster Management and role of Armed Forces at Tangla on 02 June 2012. The workshop was conducted at National Pioneer College at Tangla and was attended by over 500 students from different schools and colleges of Tangla. Speakers from Army Camp delivered a detailed lecture on natural and man made disasters including earthquakes, floods, Tsunami, cyclones and landslides and educated the students about the possible precautionary measures to ensure minimum loss of life and material. The role played by armed forces in successfully handling disaster may hem in past not only in Assam, but in every corner of the nation was highlighted. A number of eminent teachers and media persons were also present on the occasion. Not only students but teachers, guardians of students and others found the programme truly beneficial and extended their gratitude to the Indian Army for contribution in this untouched sector also.
20 Jan 2014 - 12:50pm | AT News
Violence seems to have marred the 24 hour bandh called by several organizations in protest against the recent Ramphalbeel incident.
Bandh supporters in Rangiya set on fire a Maruti 800 carrying school goers on Monday morning. The driver was beaten up by the supporters. Local residents rescued the school children from the vehicle.
9 Apr 2008 - 2:04am | editor
A brainstorming session of the Asom Gana Parishad on Wednesday is set to clear the decks for unification of all regional parties to oust the Congress in the Lok Sabha polls slate for next year. Speaking to Assam Times, AGP leaders here said the party have felt it necessary to go for an united fight of the regional parties to beat the ruling Congress in the parliamentary polls. The meeting will opinion of the party’s youth wing and the women wing and the resolution will be sent top the steering committee for final decision. The meeting will also formulate a set of agitation programmes against the soaring prices of essential commodities.