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Beware Cong, BJP

Tinsukia AGP leader Dr Om Prakash Sahu criticized BJP and Congress accusing them of polarizing votes in the name of caste, creeds and religion 6 months ahead of the polls.
Dr Sahu said that both the parties started shedding  tears for the sake of power. Dr Sahu appealed to all the people to remain alert from these elements.

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HC notice to Mridul, govt, CBI on Parag case

3 Nov 2009 - 5:22am | editor

In a fresh development in the sensational Parag Das assassination case, the Gauhati High Court has served notices to the accused Mridul Phukan, CBI and the Assam government. The development came up as a division bench of the high court comprising Chief Justice Justi Chalameswar and Justice A N Ansari was taking up a petition moved by Pallav Das challenging the lower court order a few months back where the main accused Mridul Phukan was freed citing lack of sufficient evidence.

64th Independence Day observed at Barpeta

16 Aug 2011 - 8:03pm | Juthika Das

Along with the rest of the country in Assam at Barpeta district also the 64th Independence Day was observed with tight security with various programmes. The National Flag, on the occasion of this remarkable day was unfurled by the agriculture minister of Assam Nilmoni Sen Deka. Addressing on the occasion NIlmoni SEn Deka remembered the departed souls of the freedom fight who had sacrificed their lives for the sake of the nation. In his address he explained in detail about the various schemes that was taken by the government . In this Independence Day eve the freedom fighters of the district and the sports persons and students of the districts who had brought laurels to the field of sports. On the other hand,the cultural programme which was performed by the artist on this occasion also very attractable one. ON this I- Day eve all the Barpetians were present. Barpeta town business Association and Barpetaq Road business Association distributed fruits and sweets at Fakharudddin Ali Ahmed Medical College and Hospital.The programme completed peacefully here at Barpeta.

Aryabhatta Science Centre organizes science programme at Kalaigaon

12 Nov 2009 - 12:41pm | Jayanta Kumar Das

Aryabhatta Science Centre, Kalaigaon under ASTEC Guwahati has organized a day long science programme at JNV (Jawahar Novodaya Vidyalaya ) Kalaigaon on November 11 for the students of schools under Kalaigaon Development Block. Science based competitions like model making, extempore speech and poster drawing were organized on the occasion of National Education day 2009.Hoisting of Aryabhatta Science Centre by noted scientist of Assam and Head of Science & Technology division of ASTEC Guwahati Dr. Ranjit Kumar Barman marked the beginning of the days programme at 9 am. The inaugural ceremony was held at 11 am, where several dignitaries including Dhruba Hazarika,DC,Darrang; Dr.Ranjit Kumar Barman of ASTEC; Dr.Anupam Sarma,Coordinator and Hiten Baishya executive of WWF North Bank Landscape Programme ,Assam; Anupjyoti Deka, Project scientist of ASTEC and senior journalist Bhargab Kumar Das were felicitated with gamocha and flower bouquets. Madhab Sarma, principal, JNV Kalaigaon and working president of ASC and Jayanta Kumar Das, coordinator, ASC, Kalaigaon in their welcome and introductory speeches welcomed the guests and participants and briefed the programmes undertaken by ASC, Kalaigaon under the guidance ASTEC, Guwahati.

Dr.Anupam Sarma of WWF addressed the students on the occasion and said that it was time to think logically so as to remove blind believes and superstitions from the mind os people According to him scientific thinking could alone save nature and ecology.He said the process of changing idealogy had already begun in the world to protect and conserve nature and wildlife. Dhruba Hazarika,DC,Darrang formally inaugurated the science based model. poster drawing and extempore speech competitions at 11 am. On the occasion he appealed the students to raise questions in mind so as to find answers to unexplained mysteries of nature themselves. He also talked to all the student participants A total of 19 science models had been presented by the students on the occasion. Students gave him loud hands when he had announced that Darrang district administration would arrange a scientific tour to Orang National Park for the winners of the competition.

The open session and prize distribution ceremony was presided over by retired science teacher Amiya Kumar Nath,vice president of Assam Science Society,Kalaigaon. Dr. Ranjit Kumar Barman of ASTEC Guwahati in his speech as the guest of honour inspired all the students by narrating difficult science related matters in story telling style ;Dr.Buddhin Hazarika,( Dept. of Zoology);Kamala Bora ( Dept. of chemistry )and Hariman Deka, (Dept. of Geography ) of Mangaldai college also spoke a few words on the occasion as the invited guests. Several outstanding cultural items were also performed by the students of JNV to the delight of all.

According to the results declared in science model competition –Bipul Deka and Mouryaraj Barua (JNV,Kalaigaon);Juriti Saharia and Jayanta Debnath (Bholabari HS)and Upamanyoo Das and Bimal Prasad Gupta (Lokapriya Bordoloi Public School, Kalaigaon ) won first second and third places. In science based poster drawing- Dipanjay Deka (JNV,Kalaigaon);Upamanyoo Das (LBP School,Kalaigaon ) and Farnaz Begum and Rumi Rabha (Bholabari HS) won first three places. In science based extempore speech competition - Karabi Bania (JNV,Kalaigaon);Upamanyoo Das (LBP school,Kalaigaon) and Jayanta Debnath (Bholarai HS) won first three places respectively. Madhab Sarma,Principal JNV Kalaigaon and working president of Aryabhatta Science Centre Kalaigaon offered vote of thanks at the end.