Skip to content Skip to navigation

Candle lighting for Amarnath incident

A candle lighting rally was organized at Kokrajhar in protest against recent attack and killing of Amarnath pilgrims in Jammu & Kashmir by Pakistani militants that claimed that seven peoples and left many injuries.

The candle rally was organized by the All BTC Minority Students Union(ABMSU) to put protest against inhuman act penetrated by Pakistani militants on Wednesday evening. Hundreds of ABMSU activists and publics joined hands in the rally and lighted candles along the fly-over in Kokrajhar town.

Lafikul Islam Ahmed,presidents of the students union condemned the incident and demanded stern action against militants in the country.He has urged government of India to initiate strong check against militancy activities in the country and held healthy country.

 

Add new comment

Random Stories

Terang sees bright future of Assamese culture

18 Feb 2009 - 12:59am | editor
The Sukapha Samanya Khsetra in Dhemaji saw a massive gathering at the fourth day of the Asom Sahitya Sabha session on Tuesday where president Rong Bong Terang stressed the role of litterateurs in...

Majarbhuyan vs Ajmal

10 Feb 2014 - 1:48pm | AT News
The master mind of the defeat of the Opposition consensus candidate Haidor Hussain was none but Badaruddin Ajmal. The AIUDF president had a huge deal with Rahul Gandhi to ensure victory of the ruling...

KMSS’s 12 hr Assam Bandh, total at Raha

25 Jun 2011 - 5:41pm | Dibya J Borthakur
The 12 hour Assam Bandh called by the farmers’ body KMSS in protest against the arrest of its leader Akhil Gogoi today is being widely felt across at Raha. The plying of vehicles, both...

How to deal with soil erosion?

7 Jan 2015 - 7:40am | Abdul Gani
Good news. Soil erosion would no longer be a threat. Courtesy Jute Board. The central government agency is in the process to deploy an emerging technology to deal with the alarming menace of soil...

Other Contents by Author

On the second day of the fourth Asian Kho Kho Championships at Tamulpur in Baksa district of Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR), India continued its dominant performance. Both Indian men and women registered wins against their opponents, creating strong sporting amusement. Indian women had an easy win against Malaysia, scoring 79 points in the first innings against Malaysia’s 15. Captain Nasreen and Archana Majhi were at their attacking best, helping their team to earn maximum points in front of the roaring crowds. Indian captain Nasreen thinks Nepal and Bangladesh could pose tough challenges for the Indian team, which has been unbeaten so far. The men's match between India and Iran was a...
The ongoing High School Leaving Certificate (HSLC) final examinations in the state of Assam have been marred by a serious concern over the leakage of question papers. The All Bodo Students Union (ABSU) has expressed its strong resentment over the issue, especially in light of the English subject question paper that was leaked on March 6th. In a press statement issued on Thursday, ABSU's Assistant General Secretary and Education Secretary, Dinesh Brahma and Swmaosar Basumatary, condemned the irresponsible and unfair conduct of those responsible for conducting the exams. They expressed their concern that the Mathematics subject question paper was widely circulated on social media just...
Jadav Payeng, also known as the Forest Man of India and a Padma Shri awardee environmentalist, has called for a week-long global lockdown to strike a balance in the ecosystem. Speaking on the theme ‘Indigenous Knowledge System’ at the Bodoland International Knowledge Festival at Bodoland University in Kokrajhar, Payeng expressed his serious concern about global warming and urged global leaders to take action towards conserving the environment and nature. In his speech, Payeng emphasized that the concept ‘God is nature and nature is God’ and shared his personal experience of how giving a lockdown for a week in a year globally could help restore the balance of the ecosystem. He has also...
A five-day mountaineering training program, organized by the Directorate of Sports & Youth Welfare department of the Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR) government, begins on Thursday at the Dangdupur Hills Site in Kokrajhar. Over 60 participants from different districts of the BTR is participating in the training program, which will focus on capacity building and imparting basic mountaineering skills along with other adventure activities such as rock climbing, rappelling, chimney climbing, jumar climbing, high rope activities, trekking, and paragliding. The training program is aimed at building self-confidence, increasing flexibility and concentration, improving social...
On Friday, the government of the Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR) observed the third BTR Peace Accord Day as "Day of Peace" on Friday.  A massive bike peace rally was held in Kokrajhar, the "City of Peace." The rally drew thousands of people from various parts of the Kokrajhar district.  Pramod Boro, the CEM of BTR, inaugurated the installation of a 100-foot high mast pole for the Indian national flag in Kokrajhar. On this occasion, the ex-gratia initiative for the families of the Bodoland martyrs was launched. For the first time, 201 families were each given a cheque for Rs. 5 lakh. The event was attended by CEM Pramod Boro, Katiram Boro, Speaker of the BTCLA, MLA Sjt...
Three individuals, including former MLA and senior BPF (Bodoland People's Front) leader Hitesh Basumatary, were arrested by police in Baksa district after a search operation at Basumatary's residential complex resulted in the recovery of a large cache of illegal arms and ammunition. The recovered items included an AK rifle, an M-16 rifle, and 135 rounds of live ammunition. The other two individuals arrested were Daorao Dekhreb Narzary, working president of the Bodoland Janajati Suraksha Mancha and former BPF leader, and Bikram Daimary, a contractor from Udalguri district. The three have been charged with conspiracy to form a new armed organization in the region and have been produced in...
Kokrajhar: A two-day workshop on sustainable agriculture began on Friday. Nearly 100 participants will participate in the workshop being held in Kokrajhar district to impart training on multiple aspects of agriculture and natural farming among the farmers. Director of Veterans and Animal Husbandry of BTR, Dr. Pathik Das, Officer on Special Duty to the Chief Executive Member (CEM) of BTR, Pushpadhar Das, retired director of Agriculture and Officer on Special Duty to the CEM (BTR), Manaranjan Das, General Secretary of UPPL, Raju Kumar Narzary, chairperson of KMB, Pratibha Brahma, attended the workshop. The workshop was chaired by Nerkang Kaklary, president of UPPL's Farmer's Cell. The...
The 7th edition of the northeast Butterfly meet was concluded at Raimona National Park in Kokrajhar district on Wednesday.  Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR) Executive Member for Forest & Environment Ranjit Basumatary inaugurated the event at Kachugaon.   The event was organized by Butterflies of North-Eastern (NE) India group in collaboration with the government of Bodoland Territorial Region against Drugs and Organized Crimes (BTR) and NGOs including ATREE, WWF-India, WTI, Aaranyak, SEED, flutters .org, Ngunu Ziro, BECT, BAMOS, Wiki Love Butterflies. Nearly 100 participants from different states of India including Karnataka, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu etc....
Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR) team won the trophy defeating Lai Autonomous Council (LADC) of Mizoram 1-0 in the final match of inter sixth schedule premier league -2022 being held at SAI SAG center,Kathalguri Titaguri in Kokrajhar district. Sonam Basumatary of Bodoland Territorial Region scored the lone goal against Lai Autonomous in 51 minutes of the second half. This led his team to win the tournament 1-0. The Bodoland team won the final match of the ISPL. Lai Autonomous District Council tried to equalise the score by scoring, but failed to score any goal against the Bodoland team. Jwngbla Brahma of Bodoland team was awarded man of the match and man of the player of the ISPL....
Professor Indira Boro, head of the department of Bodo for Bodoland University, has been named for an award from the Sahitya Akademy for translation in Bodo language. Dr. Boro has been named for the translation of her book Hirimba (originally written in Assamese by Jayanti Gogoi) Presently, Boro is the head of the department of Bodo at Bodoland University. She has authored many books in Bodo language and contributed a lot to the uplift and development of Bodo literature. Several literary lovers and Bodo Sahitya Sabha have congratulated her for being named for the Sahitya Akademy award.