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Gogoi hints at new faces

Face faces are likely to figure in the Tarun Gogoi cabinet which is set to be reshuffled later this month.  This was more or less of what chief minister said in Jorhat.

Talking to reporters in Titabor on Monday, Gogoi said is fully prepared to reshuffle his cabinet with new faces and that he would take up the matter with the party high command later this month. But he refused to divulge anything beyond that.

Four ministers are likely to be inducted in places of Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma, Chandan Brahma, Dr Ardhendu Dey.

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Ray of hope in SOS children village

21 Jan 2018 - 10:38am | AT News

Hojai: Smiling faces kept shinning in the SOS village in Hojai when they participated an art competition jointly CII supported by TATA Sustainability Group on Saturday at Telibasti MV School. Altogether 124 promising children participated in this competition to be divided into three groups:- Group A (Class 3 to 7),Group B (Class 8 to 10) and Group C (SOS Children).

The topic of painting was child protection, women empowerment, environmental issues and child rights, participants were allowed to choose from any of the above topics. Speaking on the occasion, Director of SOS Children's Village Paresh Badyakar, said,"It is an initiative of CII in collaboration with SOS Children's Village to celebrate National Volunteering week."

Principal of the School Bamsha Singh shared his happiness and thanked SOS Children's Village for organising such competition at the school. Winners of the Group A(Class 3 to 7), 1st- Puja Paul,2nd-  Kakoli Das and 3rd- Isha Dey; Group B (Class 8 to 10) 1st- Bijit Nath,2nd - Riya Debnath and 3rd - Pinki Gour and Group C (SOS Children Group) 1st- Masuda Begum, 2nd-Falguni Devi and 3rd - Ramjan Ali. Monupoma Das and Kanchana Das were present as resource persons (Art Teacher).

Tragic road accident claims 3 at Golaghat

20 Mar 2011 - 1:03am | Ritupallab Saikia

In a major road accident in Pulibor Chariali of Golaghat district, 3 people lost their lives and 3 were critically injured. The accident took place at around 6 p.m. of 18th March. Trailokya Konwar 32, and Rekha Konwar, 28, both husband and wife were on their way back home on a scooter when they were mowed down by a speeding 407 mini truck. Both were died on the spot. After mowing them the truck crashed into the boundary wall of a house resulted into the death of one Mrs. Das (50). The injured were rushed to Golaghat Civil Hospital. The driver of the vehicle fled the spot.

Disappointing! Shiva shatters hopes

29 Jul 2012 - 2:55am | editor
Disappointing day for Assam. Boxing sensation Shiva Thapa was spanked by his Mexican rival Oscar Valdez Fierro in the bantamweight opening round bout in the London Games, in London on Saturday. The 18-year-old was out-punched 9-14 in the much-anticipated bout as India began their boxing campaign on a losing note at the Excel arena in London.The young boxer from Assam started his 56kg bout defensively as he allowed his Mexican rival to dictate terms on him.