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India wins rain curtailed one day match

Belfast : India won a rain curtailed one day match against Ireland. Unbeaten half centuries from Gautam Gambhir and Sourav Ganguly helped India register a nine-wicket victory at the Civil Service Cricket Club here on Saturday. Chasing a target of 171 in 39 over set by the Irish team, India reached 172 runs for one wicket in 35 overs with Gambhir contributing an unbeaten 80 and Ganguly scoring 75 not out. Almost three hours of playing time was lost because of rains. Put into bat first Ireland made 193 but the target for India was revised to 171, according to the Duckworth-Lewis method. Piyush Chawla, was the main wicket taker for India with a haul of three wickets for just 29 runs in his full quota of 10 overs. Sachin Tendulkar continues his march to oblivion from being the best batsmen in the world. He lasted exactly three deliveries.Meanwhile the cold weather has effected a lot of the players. Mahendra Singh Dhoni already missed the first match because of flu and has been joined by a few more.
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Gogoi’s pre poll job generation drive

25 Sep 2015 - 5:58pm | Siddhartha Handique

In yet another effort to woo the people six months ahead of assembly polls, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Friday said his government was in a process to provide 2200 youths in rural Assam under the State Livelihood Mission.

In a tweet on Friday, Gogoi said more than 1800 youths are taking training and will also be provided placement as against the target of 32,000 employments this year in various sectors.
According to him, the state has a long way to go in implementation of employment generation schemes through skill development.

Only general council to take decision on talk

23 Jun 2010 - 7:30pm | editor

Mama/ Senior ULFA leader Bhimkanta Burhagohain said that C-in-C Paresh Barua is not oppose talk with the government and will not do it in future. Talking to reporters at the Tezpur court premises on Tuesday, Bhimkanta alias Mama said the final and formal decision on talk would be taken by the outfit's general council.

NDFB(S) urges to vote against BJP-AGP

25 Mar 2016 - 9:50pm | AT Kokrajhar Bureau

The Songbijit faction the National Democratic Front of Boroland(NDFB-S) slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) for its failure to implement the promised and during the 2014 Lok Sabha election in the state has urged the voters not to vote for BJP and AGP in the ensuing assembly election scheduled on April 4 and 11 next.

BR Ferengga,General Secretary of the NDFB(Songbijit) in a press statement today said that the BJP party could won several seats in the 2014 Lok Sabha election in the state including Mongaldoi,Tejpur, Lakhimpur through the supports extended from militant out and Bodo peoples and able to form government at the centre,but after that the saffron party never think about building welfare of the indigenous peoples of the north bank of Brahmaputra so far.The indigenous including Bodo expected lots of development and solutions of the imbroglio of the Bodo issues,but yet to get good response from the BJP led NDA government in its reality,Ferengga said.

‘After winning large seats in the state Sarbananda Sonowal,State president of BJP, became Union Minister at the centre,who has not paid any attention towards welfare as well affection to Bodos and indigenous peoples.On the other hand,Sarbananda and his party has been allowed 50 lakhs of Islamic Bangaldeshi to grant citizenship in the state without checking their originality.The indigenous peoles like Bodos of the facing hardships following insincerity attitudes from the BJP in their living,so the NDFB(S) declared BJP party as anti-people’,Ferengga said.

The militant outfit leader also criticized the Asom Gana Parishad(AGP) said that the common Bodo peoples had to face severe situation during the AGP regime in 1980 where several Bodo leaders in the party like Rekha Rani Das Boro,Durga Das Boro,Thaneswar Boro were prominent ministers. The NDFB(S) militant outfit has urged the common voters not to vote for the candidates of BJP and AGP in the upcoming assembly election.