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CM gets tougher with DCs, SPs

Chief minister Tarun Gogoi on Tuesday warned zero tolerance to repeated failures of deputy commissioners and police superintendents.

Opening the DC-SP conference in Guwahati, Gogoi said that the overall law and order scene is still not up to the mark. 

He said the DC s and SPs should know the people and places of their districts. 

He further asked the DCs and SPs to carfully deal with a crowd. Gogoi said,"our police donot know how to deal with protesters." 


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Zaraguri GBF defeat Dhupdhara Academy 6-5

12 Oct 2016 - 10:37pm | AT Kokrajhar Bureau

Zaraguri GBF, Gossaigaon defeated Dhupdhara Academy, Goalpara 6-5 via tie breaker shot in the inaugural match of the 19th Daoharu Mungkhlong Football Trophy being kicked off here today at Dotma HS School ground in Kokrajhar district. Both team played draw in the main game.Later,a tie breaker shot was conducted where Zaraguri beat Dhupdara. Tomorrow New Model Club,Udalguri will take on Barhoongkha AC,Kokrajhar . Doneswar Goyary,BTC executive member for sports and youth welfare department inaugurated the opening match in the presence of huge spectator and publics. Altogether 12 teams are participating in the trophy, which included SE Rail, Jharkhand; Coochbehar Municipality Club,West Bengal; Salbagan FC, Gossaigaon; Bardwisikhla FC, Kachugaon; Barhoongkha AC, Kokrajhar; Bongaigaon XI, City Police, Guwahati; ASEB, Guwahati; New Model Club, Udalguri and Dotma DASA XI.

Final match would be played on October 23.

Winning team and runners up team would be awarded trophy along with cash 50,000 and trophy and cash 25,000 respectively.

Sangkharlal Brahma,president of the Organising Committee of the football trophy told that the football trophy has been organized every year in memory of Bodoland martyrs, who sacrifice their lives for the cause of separate Bodoland movement. This season 12 team from different states of the country and teams from Assam are participating.The final match of the trophy would be played on October 23, he said.

BTC executive member Rajib Brahma,Hemendra Nath Brahma,president of Assam Football Association were prominent attendees in the inaugural ceremony.

Helping Hands charity event concludes

23 Jun 2016 - 9:10pm | AT Kokrajhar Bureau

Citizens from irrespective of caste, creed, languages and NGOs hailed the Helping Hands charity event, initiated by Young minds of the society in the region igniting humanity, Helping Hand trying to raising fund to help out three needy persons in BTAD region, included Karishma Goyary, whose right hand had been amputated due to voltage electrocution. The charity event was organized on Wednesday at Bodofa Cultural complex in Kokrajhar district by Helping Hands, a non-profitable NGO run by group of young youth and energetic generations in BTAD region, working on humanity services with dedicating and helping for needy persons in the region.

Artiste and dancers presented their beautiful dance showcase which created amusement among viewers in the charity event. The event has been organised to raise fund for three needy persons, included Karishma Goyary, a class nine student at UN Academy, whose right hand amputated due to electrocuted on April 27(2015) during playful moment with her age mates in their nearby house at Mushalpur in Baksa district, Anil Basumatary, an old blind man from his childhood days had been facing problems in his livinghood and Geolang Basumatary, get ill due to ansipetitise infection by Japanese Encephalitis two years back. Digambar Narzary,chairman of NEDAN foundation NGO graced the event as chief guest and inaugurated in the presence of public.Narzary,lauded the initiative by Helping Hands to facilitate medical expensive and donating some money to needy three persons,who are facing financial hardships in the region.He has appealed to all to donate money to make needy persons be healthy life among society.

‘This is a very appreciated noble venture organised by young generations to extend financial support through this event.We appreciate them and wish their successful initiative.Human society should come forward to helping hand to the needy persons and make their life too healthy in their livelihood’,Digambar said. The organisers also felicitated Karishma Goyary,her mother Samela Goyary,Anil Basumatary and parent of Geolang Basumatary on the occasion. Organisers said that they organised the charity event to donate money to the needy three persons,who facing finnacial problem and hardhsips in their medical treatment livelihood.

Samela Goyary,mother of Karishma said, her daughter Karishma Goyary had been electrocuted by 11000 voltage on April 25 last year in their nearby house and since her right hand had to be amputated.We have been suffering severe financial crisis while making medical treatment for her,yet sufficient treatment yet to get due to financial problems.

‘We thank,organisers who are organising such humanity venture for their daughter.We would be very happy if some body contribute money for their daughter to facilitate better medical traetment in comig days’,she said. Detsung Brahma,Dorin Daimary,orgnaisers said, ‘We are organizing this event to raise fund to the needy persons who are facing lots of financial hardship, especially for affected persons, included Karishma,Geolang. Everyone should help to the needy person and make them too sustainable stage among society. Through helping hand, we can build a healthy living’.

‘It was a beautiful event by organizing charity and we were involved with humanity services. Helping Hand is a symbol love of humanity and other people by extending supports. Helping needy persons is the helping our self. We must extend help to the needy persons among society’,he added. Raju Narzary,Director NERSWN NGO,Padmini Brahma,rights activist,Janak Basumatary,social worker,Hantigiri Narzary,Journalist News 18 Assam/Northeast were present.

FM channel to reach out flood affected victims

26 Sep 2008 - 1:27am | Nanda Kirati Dewan
Big 92.7 FM has organized a flood relief campaign at Guwahati in association with Bosco Reach Out and Rotary Club of Guwahati to support the relief measures being undertaken for the flood victims of Assam. The devastating flood which struck every year has rendered thousands of people homeless and left hundreds of victims ailing and in need of support and assistance.

As part of its endeavor the team at BIG 92.7 FM has come forward to support the relief measures by organizing a fund raising campaign. The drive that started from September 22nd have witnessed the their mobile broadcast van visiting colonies, colleges, public hangouts; across the city for the fund raising campaign accompanied by BIG FM RJs and volunteers of Bosco Reach out and Rotary Club. The entire money that will be collected in this campaign will go to the Chief Minister's Relief Fund. On 27th September, they plan to go to Puthimari (some 45 kms west of Guwahati city ) one of the most wrose flood affected area, to distribute cloths, food items and other objects.

Talking this correspondent Marketing Executive of Big FM Prakash Sharma said that it is a intiative throughout the country to reach out the needy people. On fund raising campaign RJ Sujita said that it has been both very emotional and frustating moment as many people donate generously while we need to encounter tough people too. People have donated even Rs.2 to Rs.2000 as noted in the CM Relief Fund cash collection register. Notably students of various institutes college in particular listeners of Big FM have donated handfully. Assam Times too appeals its readers to donate generously for this noble cause.