UDALGURI : Along with the rest of the world the 4th International Yoga Day was observed by the 37th Bn Shashastra Seema Bal(SSB), Mangaldai at its Bn HQ and across all its Border outposts in Indo-Bhutan border. A total of 150 personnels including Officers, Sub-ordinate Officers, Jawans and the childrens of nearby village of Karmipara in Darrang at its new location of Bn Hqrs took active part in the event. The event witnessed various ‘asanas and pranayama’ which were practiced by the participants. Speaking on the occasion, Rohitashwa, Officer, Commandant of the battalion highlighted that Yoga is not just the ancient science which keeps us healthy, but,it is the science of radiating enlightenment; the ability to manifest whatever we want. "It is not all about making us a better man, but about making us a superman.", He said. Yoga is a powerful alchemy system that gives result as soon as we start. It should give results on day one and by one month, we should be manifesting powers. He requested the participants to cultivate the habit of practicing Yoga and wished for healthy life for all.
Properties worth several lakhs gutted when a devastating fire broke out near Fancy Bazar area in Guwahati on Monday. According to information, the incident took place at the Guwahati Police Reserve at around 11 in the morning. The reason has yet to be ascertained but it is suspected to be due to electric short circuit. As the fire broke out several LPG cylinders exploded and thus the fire was rapidly spreading in the area. As many as twelve fire tenders were called to bring the situation under control. These fire tenders took almost two and a half hours to douse the fire. The extent of damage has yet to be ascertained. Investigation in on. Top ranked police and civil officials have reached the spot.
During the British rule the Jorhat central jail was established in 1911. Preparation is going on to celebrate the completion of 100 years of this historic jail. The opening programme will be start from August 9 and concluded on December.
In a conversation with the media, on January 24, Akon Bora, minister of Jails disclosed that, in association with this celebration its cells and the scaffold of the jail will be preserved and develop as museum for tourist attraction. The cell in which Pitambor Deva Goswami confined will be rebuilt and specially preserved. He also said that the process is going on transfer the jail to a new place.