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I will speak out: Siddique

 Hours after he was dropped from the council of ministers, Siddique has threatened to go all out against chief minister Tarun Gogoi.

He said that he was unfazed at Gogoi’s action against him for helping Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma. He said he would now speak out without any fear or favour.

According to sources, he was dropped a day before he was expected to tender his resignation on Wednesday like Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma who resigned before the governor.

On the other hand, a section of Ahmed’s supporters brunt effigy of chief minister Tarun Gogoi on Tuesday evening in protest against the action against the minister.

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Top ULFA leaders released from Guwahati central jail

11 Jan 2011 - 2:50pm | editor

Top ULFA leader Sasha Chaudhury was released from Guwahati Central Jail on January 11. Chaudhury has left for Nalbari along with Mithinga Daimari. Chaudhury is set to address a huge rally at Nalbari.

Rocking Angels by Godwins School

23 Dec 2013 - 9:39pm | Ranjan K Baruah

Education is all encompassing constituting the scholastic and co- scholastic pursuit. For the healthy growth of a child both these areas need to be addressed in any school. In a bid to enhance quality education GODWINS School which was established in 1996 in the city. GODWINS School had observed parents day and a cultural programme of the primary section on 22nd December at the auditorium of Sankardev Kalakhetra. 

Titled as ‘Rocking Angels’, this event has witnessed cultural programme performed by the students of the primary section.  Students performed bihu dance, Manipuri dance apart from modern dance and other cultural activities.  This was organised to give focus on co- scholastic perspectives of the students and to engage them in creative activities through various means. Event was inaugurated by Thoiren Singha, Chairman of the school and was attended by Chadrajini  Singha, founder Principal of the school, Pankaj Das Director of Modern English School, Fr John Kochupura , Principal of St Claret School , Borjhar. 

Parents and guardians apart from teachers, students, ex students and well wishers attended the event.  Balraj Singha, Principal of GODWINS School while addressing the audience has thanked all the individuals for making the event a great success. He had also mentioned about various initiatives taken by the school for the development of quality education amongst children. 

Anomaly strikes Fakiragram Coop body

6 Oct 2014 - 8:25am | Hantigiri Narzary

An alleged anomaly in the distribution of PDS goods causes no less concern among the dealers in the Fakiragram Samabay Samiti. The allegation comes from the Fair Price Shop Dealers & Agents  Association.

They accused the chairman and the secretary of Fakiragram Samabay Samiti Limited(FSSL) of resorting to unfair means in the distribution of PDS good among the dealers under the various schemes.

Talking to Assam Times, the association members alleged that the officials of the cooperative body have been taking extra charge and rates from the dealers while allotting rice, kerosene. According to them, the local cooperative body draws 16,900 liters of kerosene against every allotment for 49 dealers.

But they only distribute 15,700 liters. Apart from that, they said, the cooperative body has been running without capital investment due to lost of profits.