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Rajan takes reins of Sainik school

Sainik School Goalpara got a new principal after a gap of six months. Major Dipankar Sharma, the Registrar handed over the charge to the new incumbent, Captain Edwin Jothi Rajan who was serving as Additional Command Education and Welfare Officer in the headquarters, Western Naval Command, Mumbai.

Commissioned in the Indian Navy in 1996, he has been closely associated with training of officers and sailors entrants of the Indian Navy, in addition to holding appointments in the Command headquarters and integrated headquarters of the Ministry of Defence (Navy).

The Principal addressed the staff and the cadets during the Special Assembly held on December 12 in which he exhorted the staff on the good work done by them. He motivated the children to “Work, Work Hard and work Some More” to make SSG the best public school in academics and sports in the North Eastern region.

The cadets were thrilled to listen to the Principal and they pledged to make the school, the very best in the region. Established in the year 1964, SSG has been one of the leading educational institutes in the north eastern region.

It has alumnus who are working in different parts of the country and couple of them are also serving in the defence forces. SSG is situated in Mornoi area of Goalpara district which is approximately 144 kms away from Guwahati

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I-Day celebrated in Karbi Anglong amidst the threat of militants

16 Aug 2011 - 4:02am | AT News

The people of the hill district Karbi Anglong celebrated the64th Independence Day defying the threat of Karbi militant organizations. The Tricolour national flag was unfurled by State HRD Minister, Kaharsing Engti on Monday, at Diphu Karbi Anglong Sports Association (KASA) stadium. In his speech, Engti higlighted on the different progresses that persisting round the clock by the State government.


It may mentioned here that imcluding Diphu, and 11 Development Blocks of the hill district, at Howraghat Development Block too, Independence Day was observed with pomp and gaiety.


The National triocolour was unfurled at Howraghat Development Block office premises by Premala Beypi, local MAC and EM, KAAC in support of the BDO, Howraghat Development Block. While unfurling the National flag, Beypi, along with recalling our landmark heroes those who scarified their lives for the Independent of the Country, she highlighted on the various development scheme initiated by the Congress led KAAC body and urged all outfit groups to come to the mainstream eschewing all their envious and violence of mood for the greater interest of peace tranquility.


First Assamese Lady to attend Queen’s Garden party at Buckingham Palace

21 Mar 2010 - 1:34pm | editor

Rini Kakati lives in Harlesden, London She is a senior education & welfare worker for ethnic minorities in Department of Social Services at London Borough of Tower Hamlet and Brent. She had her MA degree in English Literature from Gauhati University. She also had PGCE (TEFL) from University of North London. She teaches English to the speaker of other language at Adult Education Centre in Wembley. She became the first women Governor at Newfield school in Harlesden. She also conducted the popular programme called "Speak for yourself" at BBC from March 1979 till 1982. This programme was specially designed to encourage people to communicate with each other.


She is the active member of UK's ruling Labour Party from Brent. In 2004, she organised for the first time NRI Convention seminar at House of Lords, Westminster as Co-ordinator for NECCI (North East Chamber of Commerce & Industry) under the guidance of Lord Swraj Paul, Lord Dholakia, Lady Ann, Lord Patel, MP Paul Andrew Daisley, Councillor Ron Anderson and ministers of Indian High Commission along with representatives from various Indian communities including media people were also attended.


She was recognised for her outstanding career and community work, socially, educationally and culturally spanning 35 years. Recently she was presented with the prestigious ‘Glory of India Award’ by the India International Society on July 18, 2009. She is the first Assamese lady to receive this prestigious award.

Rajasthan police find no link between blast in Jaipur Guwahati

11 Nov 2008 - 2:49pm | editor
The Rajasthan police have denied link between the serial blast in Guwahati and Jaipur. After a careful on the spot study in Guwahati, they are confirm that no link could be established between the perpetrators of the two incidents.

A high level team of experts led by Deputy Superintendent of Police was dispatched to Assam was rushed to Assam to ascertain possible similarities between the Jaipur serial bomb blasts and Assam serial explosions. They have returned with the assessment that as per the investigation there is no similarity between the incidents in Assam, which took place last month, and those in Jaipur in May, and the explosives in the blasts in the northeastern state were of a different nature. During their visit, they collected the samples of the explosives used in the blast, took the photos of the sites and collected the information about the people involved in the blast.