2 Mar 2009 - 7:27am | editor
Six AGP leaders are holding talks with BJP president Rajnath Singh in New Delhi to clear the list of the candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.
The meeting started at around 7-40 on Saturday evening at the residence of Rajnath Singh. The meeting is being attended by AGP leaders Chandra Mohan Patowary, Phani Bhushan Chaudhury, Birendra Prasad Biashya, Kumar Depak Das, Padma Hazarika and Dr Arun Sarma. The meeting is understood to have formally left for Guwahati seat for BJP setting aside resentment within the regional party.
International Women's Day was celebrated at several place in and around Kalaigaon town with gaiety.Kalaigaon Lekhika Samiti centrally organized the IWD ceremony at Lokapriya Bordoloi Public School Hall at 3 pm which was presided over by social worker Bijuli Deka Das.Veteran lady of Kalaigaon Rupali Deka attended and addressed it.Other ladies including Khira Deka,Mili Barua spoke on the role of present day woman and girls for better future of our society keeping view of the UNO theme of the year 2016 “Planet 50-50 by 2030: step it up for Gender Equality”.Binu Deka Saikia,Headmistress of Kalaigaon Girls HS recited a commentary on evolution of women's liberation movement in the world since March 8 in 1914.Veteran singer Renu Saikia and Champa Chouhan presented a duet on IWD while Rukmini Devi Kakati and Meera Barua sang songs on woman problems. Chairperson Bijuli Deka Das in her concluding speech requested all woman to take good care of their children with good moral education for a better India in future.
A friendly cricket match was played on the occasion at Freedom Fighter Pani Ram Das play gorund which was inaugurated by social worker Jayanta Das.Social worker Bakul Sarkar,Binu Deka Saikia,Headmistress of Kalaigaon Girls High School and other senior lady teachers also attended the inauguration of the cricket match.
In a major setback for Assam’s health sector, the Medical Council of India has cancelled the recognition to two of the newly set up medical colleges.
Reliable sources have told Assam Times that MCI took the drastic steps on April 16 on the basis of the fact finding reports its team deputed to the Jorhat Medical College and Barpeta Medical College in March.
According to sources, the MCI team in its report mentioned poor infrascture in both the medical colleges apart from lack of professors and staff. This has left the fate over 300 students in utter uncertainty.