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Ensure safety: Gehlot tells Gogoi

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has asked his Assam counterpart Tarun Gogoi to ensure safety and security of the Rajasthani residing in the state. In his telephonic conversation to Gogoi on Sunday, Gehlot told the Gogoi that many Rajasthani people were living in the state and that their safety should be ensured. According to information, Gogoi assured Gehlot of best possible help to them.

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Wild elephant electrocuted to death

16 Jan 2018 - 9:25am | AT News

HOJAI: Yet another wild elephant died of electrocution in Hojai on Tuesday sending shock and anger among the nature and wild life activists across the state.

The incident took place at Hawaipur where a herd of wild elephants who came down to the human habitates in search of food was electrocuted in the wee hours.

The local residents spotted the carcass only in the morning. They further blamed it all on the power department officials alleging that these incidents could have been avoided had they hiked the heights of the posts.

They further slammed the forest department failing to control or drive away these wild elephants who have been unleashing terror among the villagers for the last couple of months.

Skill Development Programme for OBC candidates

25 Jan 2016 - 8:01pm | AT News

Indian Institute of Entrepreneurship (IIE) is organising a series of Stipendiary Training Programmes for unemployed youth belong to other backward class (OBC) community in Assam, Manipur and Tripura. The programmes are being supported by National Backward Classes Finance and Development Corporation (NBCFDC) and to be held in February and March this year. The objective of this programme is to promote economic and developmental activities for the benefit of backward classes and also to support the poorer section of this class in skill development and self employment ventures, IIE stated in a press release.

Under this programme, IIE is going to cover 800 youth in different trades such as floriculture & nursery management, food processing, bee-keeping, cosmetology & beautician, cane & bamboo works and house wiring cum electrician.

Golaghat Journos’ meet from Nov 28

26 Oct 2015 - 6:46am | Siddhartha Handique

The Golaghat District Journalist Association is organising its annual convocation on November 28 and 29 next. The decision was finalised at an executive meeting of the orgnization at GDJA office on Sunday.

Preisded over by Radhika Ballav Goswami, the meeting named Hem Chandra Baruah as the recepient of the award for excellence in reporting. The meeting has further set up an eleven member convenor committee.