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Leopard killed in Gossaigaon

A section local residents in Gossaigaon mercilessly killed a full grown leopard after one person sustained injury in its attack on Monday.

The incident took place at Jingribil area under Bauraguri police station in Gossaigaon subdivision of Kokrajhar district on Monday where the animal which came out of the Ripu-chirang reserve forest under Kachgaon forest division on Sunday in search of home sneaked into human habitat on Monday.

Identified as Jwngsar Brahma, the 18 year old youth was injured in the attack in the morning. The angry villagers attacked the animal with sticks and sharp weapons where the animal died on the spot.


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Appeal to contribute for Assam Flood 2012 fund

10 Jul 2012 - 6:25am | editor

Keeping in view of the current flood situation in Assam where many have lost their lives and have been rendered homeless, a meeting was held at the initiative of The Assam Association, Mumbai on 8th July 2012.

The meeting which was attended by the executive committee of the Assam Association,Mumbai and Shri Devashish Sharmah Dy.Resident Commissioner of Assam Bhawan Mumbai along with other members. The meeting took unanimous decision to form a FLOOD RELIEF COMMITTEE under the chairmanship of Padmashree Jahnu Baruah in order to extend heartfelt support and solidarity towards the prevailing situation in Assam and extend all possible help to the flood affected people.

The contribution for flood relief cheque may please be deposited in favour of “The Assam Association Mumbai” either:

(1) In the A/C no. 310970533380 of SBI, Kharghar Branch Or

(2) Drop your Cheque at the drop box, placed at Assam Bhawan Or

(3) Handover to any one of the members of the executive committee. Or

(4). Online transfer to account no 310970533380, State Bank Of India,Kharghar Branch.

In all the cases kindly send a SMS, explaining details of your contributions to the Treasurer Shri Mridul Saikia, Mob. No.9969228434 or send an e-mail to so that, in turn he may issue the receipt to the individual and publish the list of the contributors in

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The last date for nomination filing will be 25 March whereas on 26 March scrutiny of nomination will be carried out. Further, a candidate can wthdraw his/her nomination up-to 28 March, 2011. The counting of votes will be done along with other LAC seats of Assam on 13 May.

NE top priority for NDA govt: Modi

15 Feb 2018 - 12:13pm | AT News

ITANAGAR: Prime Minister Narendra Modi claimed to have accelerated the pace of development of the north eastern region with a slew of initiatives during the last three years.

Addressing a huge public meeting in Itanagar organized to open the new secretariat building on Thursday, Modi said that he has instructed his cabinet colleagues to visit the region once in a month.

“Our government is not running from Delhi. It is running from the nook and corner of the country. I have issued the instructions to the ministers to visit the region to take stock of the development initiatives once in a month.

“An union minister keeps visiting the region once in a month. Doing something for the region sitting in Delhi is meaningless,,” said the prime minister.

Surface transport minister Nitin Gadkari, minister of state for home Kiren Rijiju Chief minister Pema Khandu, his cabinet colleagues were present in the public meeting joined by nearly 20.000 people.