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Namrup: A skill development workshop drew huge response in Namrup after the Institution of Engineers  India -Upper Assam Local Centre organized it on Monday.

Organized jointly with Namrup Town Committee, the workshop was presided over Chandrama Baruah, a noted Northeastern  fashion designer. In her speech she  said, "through this skill developing workshop on Tailoring where every women can do work for their self respect earning. "

Around 22 candidates participated and the number of participators are expected to increase in a day or two since many encouraging women are in touch with the organizers.

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National Environment Awareness Campaign held

8 Jun 2012 - 10:31pm | Dibya J Borthakur

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‘Both state and centre governments should come forward with stern measures to check flood related problems and issues in the state so that citizens should not face any hardships in their living’, Brahma said.

Boro urged the state government for necessary measures to check flood situations that arrisen in the state every year.

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IED on railway track

27 Feb 2015 - 9:26pm | AT News

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The powerful IED was recovered just fifteen minutes before a passenger train was scheduled to cross the spot.

Security forces had a routine check on the railway track just a few km away from Dudhnoi where they spotted a suspicious packet where the IED was planted.

N outfit has so far claimed the responsibility. Both ULFA and NDFB-S have been remaining active in the area.