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Speaker seeks legislators’ help

Assembly Speaker Pranab Kumar Gogoi on Thursday urged the legislators to help the upcoming summer session slated from August 10.
At an all party meeting at his chamber, Gogoi said that all legislators would get chance to participate in any debate and raise any issue during the 5 days session.    

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TET teachers’ stages dharna in Kokrajhar

5 Sep 2016 - 6:35pm | AT Kokrajhar Bureau

Hundreds of BTAD TET teachers stages with banner, placards to put pressure BTAD administration and Education department of Assam for regularization of job, releases of 15 month's' arrear salaries. Teachers warned to go vigorous movement if their demands are not in earliest manner by September 30 next. TET teachers demanded that 15 month's salaries must be released, regularized jobs, stop illegally appointment of teachers in the schools, make proper engagement so that teachers could not be face any hardship. There around 3000 teachers in BTAD region.

‘Teachers have yet to receive 15-month's salaries dud to negligence of BTAD administration and government. TET teachers be regularized and make healthy integrated in education field in the state’, agitated teachers said.

Aminur Hussain, Secretary of BTAD contractual TET Teacher's Association slammed BTAD education department for not releasing of 15 months’ salaries. He has urged government of Assam and BTAD administration to take stern action while releasing salaries as well regularization of jobs in the region.

Tai language scholar, historian, litterateur Aijep Phukan no more

23 Jan 2012 - 3:12am | Anup Arandhara


Scholar of Tai language, historian, litterateur and literary pensioner of Chetia Gaon of Lakhimpur town, Aijep Phukan died due to cardiac arrest at Dispur Nursing home on January 21 at an age of 75 years. He was born at Jalukkota-Narayanpur of Lakhimpur in 1943. Late Phukan dedicated his life for the development of Tai culture and literature. “Swadhinota Jujaru Chowfalung Urofe Ranuwa Gohainsi”, “Akhamor Atit Aru Bortomaan”, Tai Sankskritir Jilikoni”, Mohabibir Lachit Borphukan” are some noted book published by Phukon. From 2009, Phukan received literary pension of Assam government and on 2010 he achieved literary award from Assam government. He was the founder editor of the “Pulansi” the Tai-language magazine publish after three months. Till the time of his death, he was the President of “Lakhimpur District Phuralung Sangha”. He was buried with mausoleum at Nolakota of Lakhimpur. Late Phukon left behind his wife, two sons and a daughter at the time of his death.


Poor ATM service hits Namrup

27 Feb 2011 - 10:06pm | Smrity Rekha Kalita


Poor and inadequate ATM service has caused a lot of miseries to bank customers in Namrup. Presently there are only two ATM booths here one by SBI and the another by UCO bank. Another bank UBI does not have their own ATM despite having a sizable numbers of account holders issued ATM cards. The UCO bank ATM is the most poorly run; remaining out of order or closed most of the time. Similarly , the SBI ATM remains without cash or out of order most of the time.