Skip to content Skip to navigation

Two suspected cattle thieves beaten to death

Two suspected cattle thieves were beaten to death by a group of villagers at Kachamari in Nagaon district on Sunday noon.The one of the two deceased was identified as Rashidul haque,a resident of Juria, Nagaon while the other is still to be identified.

According to sources, the locals saw two cattle thieves trying to flee after picking up a cattle from a field of Kachamari area.After a hot chase, they caught the two beat up them mercilessly, leaving them in unconscious state. However, the police of Jajori, Bebejia and hoiborgaon rushed to the spot and sent them to Nagaon BP civil hospital for treatment but unfortunately both were died without regaining consciousness at the hospital.

Meanwhile,  a case of murder has been registered in Nagaon Police station and the police have started their investigation but no arrests has been made till the filing of this report.

Author info

Ranjanjyoti Mahanta's picture

Add new comment

Republish

Republish this content

Mushroom Cultivation brings a new hope for the blind

23 Jul 2011 - 8:01am | editor


One day training was held on mushroom production technologies for blind and farmers’ master trainer on 21st of July 2011 Thursday at The Supervisors Training Center at Directorate of Agriculture Khanapara Campus from 10 Am to 5 Pm by Mushroom Development Foundation (MDF) of Guwahati.


In the training cum workshop Mr Montu Bhuyan the blind volunteer along with the President of North East Small Scale Industries Association Mr Niren Sarma and an entrepreneur from Arunachal Pradesh for cluster development as master trainer were present among other farmers and participants. The uses of Mushroom as Food, Food Supplement and Fortification, Medicine, Industrial recycler, Bio-Pesticide, Bio-Fertilizer, Bio-Fuel, Bio-Cosmetic etc were highlighted. The cluster model of MDF and the strategy for community participation in economic development were the thematic areas covered in details. Further practical training was given and General Secretary of MDF Pranjal Baruah (Ashoka Fellow) along with the staff and members of MDF showed every step of the cultivation to the post harvesting to Mr Bhuyan holding the hand step by step. It was realized that Mr Bhuyan could take up most part of the cultivation expect very few challenges which can be easily supported by any one with little understanding. Mr Bhuyan was courageous and committed to carry it forward so that a lot of blind people will be benefited by this effort and he will start cultivation of mushroom and help MDF in preparing a hand book for the blind from documentation of his learning’s.


Shri Kishore Mohan Bhattacharryya HOD, Disability Studies, Guwahati University was also present in the meet and he assured that his department would print the hand book on mushroom growing for the blind in Braille. The meet concluded with a ray of hope among the approx 60 thousand blind in the state to be introduced with knowledge and opportunity opening into a new economic activity.




CM holds talks on city flood

Guwahati city flood. Photo: Manas Bora
13 May 2013 - 6:25pm | AT News
Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Monday ordered immediate steps to mitigate the woes of the Guwahati citizens in view of the flash floods causing major inconvenience in the city.
Stung by open criticism, Gogoi held an emergent meeting with Guwahati Development Department Minister Ajanta Neog and GMDA Chairman Capt Robin Bordoloi and asked them to step in with measures to deal with artificial floods.

He further suggested an expert committee to enable the Government to formulate a comprehensive policy to tackle the water woes.

Rongali Bihu celebration at Ratanpur, Tangla

24 Apr 2017 - 9:14pm | Shajid Khan

Only through proper education a society can dream of upholding the culture and tradition of a community. Education and culture cannot be divorced from each other. This was the observation made by senior journalist Diganta Kr. Sarma speaking on the second day programme of 7th Sadou Ratanpur Rongali Bihu Sanmilani at Ratanpur near Tangla on Monday.

Inaugurating the cultural stage Sarma called upon the people to uphold the culture, tradition in its purest form. He further added that Rongali Bihu should be the oppurtinity of preaching the message of brotherhood among all sections of the society barring class ,community and religious barrier. Senior journalist Ujjal Das and journalist Shajid Khan were also feted with bihuwan on the ocassion.

Earlier the daylong programme iniated with marathon race among youths followed by flag hoisting by Maneswar Boro president of celebration committee which was followed by plantation of saplings,sports and quiz competion and Go-as-you-like competition. The village youths also danced to the tune of Bihu songs accompanied by wild and lusty beats of Dhol and Pepa. A cultural night programme is also scheduled in the evening where local voices would perform.