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Set up bamboo plants: Zeliang to investors

KOHIMA:Nagaland chief minister TR Zeliang has urged the investors to set up bamboo processing plant in the state in view of the plenty of raw materials.

In his address at the governing body meeting of the Nagaland Bamboo Development Authority, Zeliang said the north eastern state has huge potential for bamboo processing plants since 11 districts have registered good growth in bamboo plantation.

He said sending bamboo outside the state wont be viable since it is costly to transport the raw material from the remote areas. Hence, setting up bamboo plants in the state would be an ideal and lucrative initiative.

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Wasbir Hussain at Nazira

24 Mar 2013 - 8:31pm | SK Hasan
Being a responsible part of the society every journalist should be impartial and carry a dedicated positive attitude. For the all round development of our society media persons should search the sheds of hope and real dreams in the field of destruction and try to play a constructive role naturally. Thus said senior journalist Wasbir Hussain at an informal discussion with the members of Freelance Journalist Association of Nazira on March 23. He emphasised the role of media persons as a responsible human being in our present society. A large numbers of local reporters of Nazira were present in the discussion. FJA, Nazira felicitated Hussain with a Cheleng Sador and Gamusa.

Tribal Heritage gets focus in Kokrajhar summit

19 Nov 2017 - 4:46pm | AT Kokrajhar Bureau

 A two-day Tribal Heritage Convention -2017 is going on at Commerce College auditorium  in Kokrajhar,heart of BTAD administration.

  The convention was organised by Ekal Abhijan, Kokrajhar district unit and participants from different districts include  Dhubri,Bongaigaon,Chirang,Baksa,Udalguri,Kokrajhar,Dhemaji,Majuli participated in the two-day conclave.

The conclave discussed on the heritages of Bodo community in the world and its uplift and conservation of language,culture and literary through the deep studious of historical backgrounds. In the inaugural session, BTC executive members Doneswar Goyary, Rajib Brahma, Janardan Dev Goswami, Satradikar of Uttar Kamalabari Satra,Arun Kumar Bajaj,national vice president of Ekal Abhijan  graced as guests.

Dev Goswami, Satradikar of Uttar Kamalabari Satra said that Assam state is a state of integrity and unity of vivid communities with different language,culture and historical backgrounds. The Ekal Abhijan was working to uplift and bringing healthy integrity among all sections of communities,he said.

Grand welcome to footballer Baoringdao Bodo

13 Dec 2012 - 1:24am | Anup Biswas

Baoringdao Bodo, son of Jiban Bodo of Haflong popularly known as ‘football juggler boy’ of Dima Hasao, Captain, U-14, Sub-Junior International Indian footballer was accorded grand welcome on his arrival at Lower Haflong Railway station on Wednesday.


A colorful procession was taken out from Lower Haflong Station and marched through the major parts of Haflong and converged at Town Raji Community Hall. This was followed by felicitation by various organisations. Under the president ship of Anil Daolagupu, Gaon Bura, Haflong Town a well attended meeting was also held in this connection. Samarjit Haflongbar, Executive Member, Dima Hasao Autonomous Council on behalf of Dima Hasao Autonomous Council also felicitated this footballer of Haflong as well as Dima Hasao.


Baoringdao Bodo started his football life right from 11 years of age when he was a student of class VII of Haflong Don Bosco. Inspired by one his teacher he joined the Sports Authority of India and played U-14 in various places from district level to International level organized by All India Football Federation, AFC etc. He also participated in Subrata Mukharjee Cup Football tournament in 2011 in Sub-Junior (under—14).


Talking to this correspondent, Baoringdao said he wants to be an International footballer and to play in other countries representing own country- India. He disclosed that to achieve such dream to be true ‘discipline’ ‘perseverance’ and of course, confidence is to be maintained. People of Dima Hasao offered their best wishes to this ‘football juggler boy’ Baoringdao to be successful in his aim and prayed for his healthy long life.