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Vote counting begins in Tripura

AGARTALA: Counting of votes begins in Tripura amid unprecedented security measures simultaneously along with Nagaland and Meghalaya.
The initial trends are available by 10 in the morning where the assembly polling took place in 59 candidates on February 18.
The polling was countermanded in a constituency following the demise of a ruling party candidate.
 for three seats under Bishalgarh sub-division is taking place at office of the Sub Divisional Magistrate and Treasury office of Bishalgarh sub-division.
Counting of votes for four seats under Sonamura sub-division is going on at Sonamura Girls HS School.
Counting of votes for the three seats under Khowai sub-division is underway at the office of Khowai sub divisional magistrate and three more seats under Teliamura sub-division would be held at the counting halls of sub divisional magistrate’s office of Teliamura.
Counting of votes for four seats under Udaipur sub-division has begun at Ramesh High School while the Counting of votes for two seats of Amarpur is being done at Amarpur High School.
Counting for the one Korbook seat is holding at Panjiham HS School in Korbook while Counting for three seats of Belonia sub-division is in progress at Belonia Girl HS School and counting of two seats for Shantir Bazar sub-division would be held at the SDM office of Shantir Bazar.
The counting of two seats for Sabroom sub-division is going on at the counting centre of office of the SDM Sabroom while the Counting for two seats for Gandacherra and Ambassa seats would be held at the counting centre of Kulai HS School.

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Flood scene grave; 3 lakh people affected

11 Jun 2015 - 10:40pm | Hemanta Nath

More than 3 lakh people were affected in the first wave flood in Assam.

The flood situation in Assam on Thursday worsened following incessant rains in the state and neighbouring states in Arunachal Pradesh and Meghalaya.

According to the state government data, more than 3.11 lakh people of 15 districts were affected in the first wave flood in the state.

Flood waters of Brahmaputra river and its tributaries had submerged a total of 10,844.37 hectare crop area in Barpeta, Sonitpur, Dhemaji, Lakhimpur, Tinsukia, Darrang, Nalbari, Goalpara, jorhat, Kamrup(Metro), Baska, Dibrugarh, Kamrup, Nagaon and Bongaigaon district.

The flood waters also submerged some areas in Kaziranga National Park (KNP).

Central Water Commision (CWC) on Thursday had sounded alert after water level of Brahmaputra river had crossed danger level mark in Jorhat and Dhubri.

The water level of Brahmaputra river crossed the warning level in Guwahati, as flowing at least 0.20 meter above the warning level mark of 48.68 meter.

The flood affected people took shelter in several relief camps and higher lands.

More helping hand for ailing archer Gohela Boro

25 Apr 2017 - 5:19pm | AT Kokrajhar Bureau

Assam state directorate for sport & youth welfare department has been extending financial support Rs.50,000  for ailing archer Gohela Boro, who is now under treatment at AIIMS in new Delhi suffering from Sle & ANCA diseases since first week of April this year 2017. BTC council head of department(CHD) for sports & youth welfare department announced the financial support from directorate office on Tuesday.

 A delegation team from BTC council head of department(CHD) for sports & youth welfare department led by J Basumatary,BTC(CHD) for sports & youth welfare department rushed the Gohela Boro’s house at New amguri on Tuesday and met her parents where she intimated about directorate office’s financial helping hnad for Gohela.She said that directorate of sports & youth welfare department would be handing over Rs.50,000 for Gohela Boro’s medical traetment at directorate office in Guwahati on Wednesday afternoon.

She said that sports department is taking bold initiative to make early recovery of ailing Gohela Boro.She also told that state government has already exended 1(one) lakh financial assistant to Gohela Boro. She said that Gohela’s health condition is improving day by day at AIIMS under strong care and guidance.

‘I wished her(Gohela) early recovery and rejoin in the sports arena in coming days’,Basumatary said.

Ratan Boro,father of Gohela has extended thanked to all well wisher and financial donors,who extended financial suports while paving way for medical treatment at AIIMS New Delhi. He expresses his hopeful that his daughter Gohela would be recovery in early manner.



One killed by wild jumbo in Panery

24 Apr 2016 - 10:15pm | Shajid Khan

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The wild jumbo also ransacked houses of Ratiram Boro, Ganesh Boro, Benarus Kasuwa. The local villagers have alleged that though the forest officials have been informed they didn't take stock of the situation. A herd of wild jumbos is straying in the area creating panic among villagers.