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Football: KSPC take on Coochbehar body

Kargaon Sayama Sports Club in Kokrajhar are taking on Coochbehar Municipality Corporation in the second match of the 15th Bodoland Martyrs Gold Cup football championship at Dhawliguri ground in Kokrajhar on Monday.

Gossaigaon Global Sports Academy defeated Barhungka Athletic Club in Kokrajhar by 2-1 goals in the inaugural match on Sunday. Biswajit Swargiary of Global scored his first goal in 51st minutes of second half against Barhungka. Paniram Mushahary of Barhungka netted lone goal against Global in 68th minutes while Lwitw Basumatary of Global again netted another goal in 75th minutes which led the team to win by 2-1 goals in the match.

BTC executive member Reoreoa Narzihary opened the championship in the presence of BTC executive member for sports and youth welfare department Mono Kumar Brahma.

Kokrajhar District Sports Association (KDSA) and Ex-BLT Welfare Society jointly organized the match in memory of Bodoland martyrs who sacrificed their lives in Bodoland movement.

The winner of the championship would be awarded Gold trophy along with cash Rs. 50,000 and runners up team would be awarded trophy and cash Rs.25,000.

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Bikers group spreads message of cleanliness and conservation

14 Jul 2017 - 9:51am | Shajid Khan

To spread the message of cleanliness  and significance of conservation of wildlife Tangla Bikers Club organised a biking awareness rally from Tangla of Udalguri which culminated at Dawki along the Indo-Bangladesh border of Meghalaya. The rally which flagged off on July 10 concluded on July 13. The rally covered places like Barapani,Mawlynong,Dawki,Cherrapunjee. The 12 member biking team namely Dibyojyoti Medhi,Diganta Brahma,Kirtan Jal,Wajid Khan,Prince Baglary,Dedsung Boro,Dulal Rabha,Rashik Chowdhury,Hirania Deka,Adil Hussain,Gulsan Rabha,Kunaldo Rabha covered nearly 900 kms.
On the way, the bikers halted at Mawlynong - the cleanest village of Asia  and interacted with the village authorities and school children to learn their skills of cleanliness . They also interacted about the significance of wildlife conservation.
Congratulating the bikers for success of the rally, Nabajyoti Baruah noted wildlife activist of Udalguri said" Climate change has become a reality, affecting our environment in some way or the other. Such biking rally  opens our mind to take care of our nature, animal, weather and our environment."
Calling the media the a great medium for disseminating the awareness on conservation and protection of wildlife and bio-diversity, Baruah said that it is through media that the peoplw and the society at large can be sensitised on the issue.
Baruah hoped the bike riders would act ambassadors to spread the message to protect and conserve the wildlife among the villages of Udalguri .

I will speak out: Siddique

23 Jul 2014 - 8:28am | AT News

 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.

Conrad to take oath as M'laya CM

4 Mar 2018 - 3:16pm | AT News

SHILLONG: A non Congress coalition government is set to be installed in Meghalaya. UDP legislative meeting which took place on Sunday morning at Donkuper Roy’s residents in Shillong announced support to NPP to form the government.
NPP chief Conrad Sangma accompanied by his legislators and their UDP and BJP counterparts are  meeting governor Ganga Prasad on Sunday evening to stake claim to form the government with Conrad as chief minister.

The high voltage development took place a day after Congress got 21 seat, NPP 19, BJP 2 and UDP 6 seats with six independents who wants non Congress government in the state.