NDFB apprehanded in Udalguri
Troops of 315 Field Regiment (Kargil) of the Red Horns Division apprehended one notorious NDFB (AT) Cadre in Miripara village (Ambagaon), under Udalguri Police Station on July 22. According to army press release the arrest was made on the basis of information from ground sources after a massive operation was launched by the Army Camp Borrengajuli to apprehend Rahul Khaklari from village Miripara. A pistol with live ammunition was recovered from him. Further questioning of the cadre revealed his close links with Dwikhang alias Dinen Diamari, B Sudhup alias Gendra, Simangsa Daimari and B Saitho. The apprehension of the notorious cadre has rendered a major setback to NDFB (AT) and provided a great relief to the local populace and, the business community.
31 Mar 2018 - 7:34pm | AT News
Kokrajhar: The All Bodo Student's Union (ABSU) and Upendra Nath Brahma Trust recalled contributions of late Bodofa Upendra Nath Brahma,former president of the ABSU on his 62nd birth anniversary on Saturday at Tulungapuri Dotma In Kokrajhar.
General Secretary of the ABSU Lawrence Islary hoisted union flag in the morning followed by floral tribute to late Bodofa UN Brahma on the occasion.
Chairman of the Upendra Nath Brahma Trust Dr Subung Basumatary paid floral tribute to the statue of late Brahma in the huge gathering of publics.
BTC deputy chief Kampa Borgoyary,BTC executive member Doneswar Goyary,
former Rajya Sabha MP UG Brahma, leaders from different organisation attended the programme and paid floral tribute to Bodofa UN Brahma on his anniversary.
A vehicle rally was carried out to mark the occasion which was started from Dotma HS School ground and traversed to Sakti Ashram, Kokrajhar, Simbargaon, Ramfalbil and concluded at the same point.
Bodofa Brahma had contributed a lot towards uplift and social integration.
10 Jan 2017 - 10:39pm | AT News
Volunteers’ association Jeevan Initiative is organizing Brahmaputra Campaign Carnival on January 19-23. This is the sixth annual Jeevan Kite & River Festival to be held on the riverside at Rajaduwar Ghat in Panbazar. The objectives include offering tribute to the epic river, celebrating Brahmaputra as the Unity River which has nurtured and guarded all ethnicity and diversity, sensitizing people about swachchata around the river and exploring explore potential of tourism and livelihood by the river. Several programmes are being line up.
There will be various contests on the occasion. Cultural Parade is a contest among various schools/ colleges/ University/ hostels/ clubs/ associations where the participating groups will display any theme based cultural items (choreography/dramatic). Brahmaputra Quiz on the theme Brahmaputra, its tributaries, its heritage, cultural significance, economy, issues, literature and lives and livelihood on its banks besides Choreography contest on Brahmaputra, Kid’s Drawing contest, Sand art, Alpana making, Face mask contest, Cycling, Photography, Kite designing, T-shirt designing, Live painting and Fitness games are organized. For registration one may login www.jeevanin.org.
Every evening, thousands will offer earthen lamps and flower to the river. Besides the main event site in Guwahati, Brahmaputra Vandana. will be conducted in various places on the riverbanks across Assam. On the riverside, thousands will fly kites, as a metaphor of their desire to have wings. Three roundtable discussions are also being planned. There will be a solar-powered Boat Gallery of Arts & Images of the Brahmaputra, besides various live cultural performances representing cultural diversity and identity. A Heritage Cruise will connect visitors with Sukreswar to Manikarnewar Devalay. Assamese Putola Nach will be performed in front of metropolitan audience for revisiting and supporting this near-to-extinct folk art form. Jeevan Music Video Awards will also be presented. Adventure Sports, Robotics and Yoga-Meditation sessions will also be there.
22 Mar 2014 - 10:30pm | Dhrubajyoti Hazarika
The Assamese film industry has come of age. Courtesy Prag Channel.
The state’s first ever TV news channel scripted history on Saturday when it organized a cultural extravaganza to give away the coveted Prag Cine awards in Bangalore.
Veteran litterateur Arun Sharma, Kannada film director Nagathahalli Chandrashekhar and Bolywood film actress Mahima Chaudhary inaugurated the event at a glittering function on Saturday evening.
Actor Adil Hussian received best actor award in the function while the best actress award has gone to Jaya Sheel in the function attended by many film personalities.
Photo: Monmoromi Mahanta