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Nagaland girl died in New Delhi

A north eastern girl died and two others sustained serious injury when they fell from atop a high rise building in New Delhi on Sunday. The incident took in the Humayunpur area of the national capital where the trio who hailed from Nagaland suddenly fell into the ground from their multi storied building in the afternoon.

The girl died on the spot while the two other boys have been battling for life at the All India Institute of Medical Science.          

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BWA felicitates super dancer Masoom

14 Mar 2017 - 1:55am | AT Kokrajhar Bureau

Bodo Writer's Academy felicitated super dancer grand finalist Masoom Narzary at a programme held at Bijni College in Chirang district on Monday.

Masoom Narzary, a grand finalist in Super Dancer competition held in Sony TV where she presented good dancing performance that created attractions among dancing lover audience across the country. Recently, she has been selected to act as child role Bollywood movie in Mumbai and her shooting would be started from March 15. Masoom presented a Bodo patriotic dance on the occasion.

Rajen Basumatary, acting president of Bodo Writer's Academy felicitated Masoom with traditional Aronai and citation with Umesh Chandra Brahma, executive secretary of the academy in the chair.

Noted writer Mangalsingh Hazoary, Subungcha Mushahary, Dinonath Basumatary,noted singer Sulekha Basumatary,social activist Rajendra Nath Boro were prominent attendees on the occasion.

EMFA sticks to scribes’ protection

16 Jul 2017 - 9:56am | AT News Guwahati

Electronic Media Forum Assam (Emfa), while condemning the physical assaults to two television reporters recently at the outskirt of the city, reiterated its stand in favour of a national protection law for the safety & security of media persons on duty.

Two young reporters namely Trilok Singh (Pratidin Time correspondent) and Bijoy Ghosh (Assam Talks correspondent) based at Jorabat faced attacks from miscreants on 13 July night, when they went to cover the fire that broke out at 9th Mile locality. An FIR was already lodged at Khanapara police outpost.

“We join the chorus by various media rights body for a special law to safeguard the journalists on duty hours across the country. We also believe that the journalist fraternity of India should (must) be ensured justice for their assignments as many of them may turn fatal,” said the Emfa statement.

Endorsed by Nava Thakuria, Paragmoni Aditya, Bhaskar Bhuyan, Bimal Ghosh for Emfa

Kalaigaon AARSU conference from Jan 30

29 Jan 2016 - 9:30am | Shajid Khan

Kalaigaon Anchalik Committee of All Assam Rabha Students’ Union (AARSU) will hold its 5th annual conference with a two-day long programme in the premises of Nizdala LP School from January 30.The first day will start with flag hoisting by Nipen Rabha, secretary of Kalaigaon AARSU. After performing homage to the souls of the bereaved various programmes that include literary competition, drawing, volley ball competition and plantation would take place.The second day of this conference will start with cultural procession at 9 am and the programmme will be inaugurated by Lwmchrao Daimary, Executive Member of BTC.

On the occasion, an open session will be held on January 31 where Nipen Rabha will preside over the meeting. Nripen Khanda, general secretary of All Assam Rabha Students’ Union (AARSU), will attend the meeting as guest of honour. Several noted persons like Tankeswar Rabha, Chief Executive Member of RHAC, LokSabha MP Ramen Deka, EM Jagadish Sarkar and MLA of Kalaigaon LAC Mukundaram Chaudhury will take part in this meeting.For smooth conduct of the conference a reception committee has already been formed headed with Ananta Rabha as president, Nirmal Rabha as executive president and Thaneswar Rabha as secretary.