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Physical assault on magistrate in Kokrajhar

KOKRAJHAR: In a heart touching incident, Kokrajhar SP Rajen Singh physical assaulted  EAC Sailen Das at a gettogeter inside a hotel in Kokrajhar as video of CCTV footages state.

The incident has come into light after a video became viral on social media on Friday.

According to sources, there was a get together organised by district administration at Hotel Gaurang Valley on September 9 where the incident took place. 

Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal ordered an official inquiry into the incident.

RTI activist Dural Bora also filed a compalint in this regard with CID Assam on Saturday.


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Golahgat dist admn orders probe into Arnab Kakoty's claims

6 Jun 2008 - 2:36pm | editor

The Golaghat district administration has ordered a high level probe into the claims of achievement by Arnab Kakoty, who came to hit the media headlines. Mr Kakoty was widely appreciated while he claimed to have crossed a few rounds of formalities for being nominated to the Nobel award. Further, he himself claimed to be associated with NASA projects. Very recently, he disclosed his 30 minute long discussion with US president George W Bush. But of late, he has failed to produce relevant documents to substantiate his claims. He was even felicitated by Assam Governor Lt general (Retd) Ajoy Singh following his claim of his outstanding achievement. According to sources, Arnab could be arrested if he further fails to substantiate his claims before the district administration.

Meanwhile, the whole Kakoti family is believed to be absconding. Yesterday, F. Ahmed, executive megistrate, had to return without meeting the family as the house was locked.

Cenetary celebration of Chatgari Government Middle Vernacular School

19 Jan 2016 - 6:55pm | Shajid Khan

The three day-long centenary  celebration of Chatgari Government Middle Vernacular School came to an end on Monday.

The programme which was started with the hoisting of the flag by,Manmohan Das president of the centenary celebration committee at 9 am. Following which 100 flags were hoisted by social personalities,buisinessman some of them are Santius Kujur MP Rajya Sabha,Jayanta Chakravorty and Professor Dept. of English Tangla College.Tribute to the departed souls was paid by Santius Kujur. Cycle stand,drinking water plant,plantation of trees.A procession was taken out followed by naam kirtan.

At 1.45 pm Science exhibition was held by students of two private English schools .A cultural permanent stage was inagurated by D.N Hazarika SDC Kalaigaon revenue circle. On the second day diyas were lighted on the ocassion of Silpi Divas.Followed by a drawing competition among childrens. Bonjar Daimiri EM BTC inagurated the library. It was followed by a seminar on the topic "Development of Human Resource in present Education system" where Thaneswar Malakar ,Director Sarva Sikha Mission,Idrish Ali Former Vice-President Assam Sahitya Sabha spoke up. On the third day an open session was held which was inagurated by Sadhana Hojai DC Udalguri.Khampa Borgayari EM BTC was the chief guest of the ocassion. Other distinguished guest include Arupa Patangia Kalita, Sahitya Akademi Award winner,Ramen Deka MP Lok Sabha,Kamali Basumatari MLA Panery LAC and many others. The third day-long programme came to an end with the cultural night were popular singer Dipen Baryah and Vreegu Kashyap enthralled the audience. 

DHAC budget session

14 Mar 2012 - 12:14am | Anup Biswas

The budget of Dima Hasao Autonomous Council both normal and entrusted subject for the year 2012-13 with an increase of more than 10% ( Normal sector- 531,07,27,000.00/ entrusted subject plan- 178.96 and non-plan- 260.76 ) was passed in the today’s budget session held at Council session hall. The today’s session was chaired by Sri Kur Rongpi, Chairman, and DHAC.

The Chief Execute Member, Dima Hasao Autonomous Council Sri Debojeet Thaosen, at the out set submitted the budget, since there was no discussion on the budget; the budget was passed unanimously with raising of hands by the members.

CEM, while appreciating the Government of Assam for its positive attitude towards the DHAC invited the local MLA Sri G C Langthasa the lone representative of Dima Hasao to be more proactive in Dispur in highlighting the problems of DHAC as well as for the people of district.